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Step Afrika
Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017
The first professional company dedicated to stepping—a dance form that originated with African American sororities and fraternities—Step Afrika! makes its Seattle debut with The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence. Learn More »
Feb 14, 2017
Benjamin Grosvenor first came to prominence as the outstanding winner of the 2004 BBC Young Musician Competition at the age of 11. Learn More »
Feb 03, 2017 - Feb 04, 2017
Seating for both KODO performances is limited. Contact the ArtsUW Ticket Office at 206-543-4880 for availability. Learn More »
Feb 01, 2017
Called “one of the top young quartets before the public today” by The Washington Post, the Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty. Learn More »
Jan 11, 2017
French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie has attracted critical acclaim throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. Learn More »
Jack Quartet photo with instruments and chairs
Jan 10, 2017
Deemed “superheroes of the new music world” by The Boston Globe, the JACK Quartet electrifies audiences worldwide with their virtuosity and viscerally exciting performances. Learn More »
Dec 15, 2016
Multiple Grammy Award-winning violinist Mark O’Connor is joined by members of his family for an unforgettable evening of music from his album, An Appalachian Christmas. Learn More »
Dec 10, 2016
American pianist Jonathan Biss returns to Meany Hall for an encore performance following his stunning recital last season. Learn More »
Nov 15, 2016
North America’s premier wind quintet, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally important programming, adventurous collaborations and inspirational Learn More »
Nov 10, 2016 - Nov 12, 2016
Hailed as “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, Jessica Lang, the recipient of a 2014 Bessie Award, seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet language into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging contemporary works. Learn More »
Joyce Yang at the piano
Nov 03, 2016
Returning to Meany Hall, South Korean pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences across the globe with her stunning virtuosity combined with heartfelt lyricism and interpretive sensitivity — enhanced by her rare gift of synesthesia. Learn More »
Nov 01, 2016
One of world music’s most widely acclaimed stars, Mariza returns to Meany Hall with her bewitching renditions of fado—the haunting torch songs of old Portugal.  “When Mariza sings, time stands still. Learn More »
Oct 27, 2016
Due to a health issue, the Heath Quartet has cancelled its performance. The Calidore String Quartet will perform in its place. Learn More »
Calidore String Quartet
Oct 27, 2016
The Calidore String Quartet, one of the most acclaimed and sought after chamber ensembles of their generation, has been heralded as “the epitome of confidence and finesse” (Gramophone Magazine) and “a miracle of unified thought” (La Presse, Montreal). Learn More »
Mark Morris Dance Group and the Silk Road Ensemble: Layla and Majnun
Oct 06, 2016 - Oct 08, 2016
Mark Morris Dance Group returns to Meany Center to perform Layla and Majnun, an original dance and music production based on an ancient Persian tale well known in the Islamic world and the subject of its first opera, by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli. Learn More »
May 05, 2016 - May 07, 2016
Described by The Washington Post as “one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe” and by The New York Times as “one of the great companies of the world,” the Martha Graham Dance Company returns to Meany Hall on their 90th Anniversary Tour. Learn More »
Apr 29, 2016
Praised by The New Yorker as “a fresh and vital young participant in what is a golden age of American string quartets,” the Daedalus Quartet has established itself as a leader among the new generation of string ensembles. Learn More »
Apr 20, 2016
Declared “one of the most satisfying, illuminating, and all-around impressive pianists of any generation” by The Los Angeles Times, Murray Perahia has become one of the most sought-after and cherished pianists of our time, performing in all the major international music centers and with every leading orchestra. Learn More »
Gil Shaham
Apr 16, 2016
One of the foremost violinists of our time, Gil Shaham commands flawless technique with inimitable warmth, a combination that has solidified his legacy as an American master. Learn More »
Apr 14, 2016
Over the past decade, globalFEST has become one of the most dynamic global music platforms in North America with stages at SXSW, Bonnaroo and beyond. Learn More »
Apr 09, 2016
Anoushka Shankar is a true cross‐cultural musician. Her interest in multi‐genre and modern forms of music is illustrated by her previous Grammy‐nominated albums Rise, Traveller and Traces of You. Learn More »
Apr 07, 2016 - Apr 09, 2016
Declared “a postmodernist pioneer in the use of verbal material in dance” by The New York Times, Jane Comfort addresses contemporary social and cultural issues with compassion and wit. Learn More »
Grupo Corpo
Mar 24, 2016 - Mar 26, 2016
Brazil’s internationally acclaimed dance company, Grupo Corpo, combines the precision of classical ballet with the sensuality and passion of Latin dance rhythms. Learn More »
Mar 19, 2016
Members of the acclaimed Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center return to Meany Hall with the breathtaking program Virtuosity featuring music that combines the intensity of extraordinary ensemble playing with the virtuosity of the soloist. Learn More »
Mar 18, 2016
One of America’s most thought-provoking, multi-faceted and compelling artists, pianist Jeremy Denk is the winner of a 2013 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize and Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award. Learn More »