Press Room: Institutional



"[Cal Performances] might consider changing its name to 'One Stop Culture Shop.'" (SF Weekly)
"Cal Performances continues to astound." (East Bay Express)
"... there's really no overstating how central this organization has been to the cultural life of the Bay Area, or how much joy and enlightenment it has given us over the years." (San Francisco Chronicle)
"[Cal Performances is] the most adventurous high-quality performing arts organization in the country" (Wall Street Journal)
"Some of my best memories of the past 30 years are from Berkeley" (Mikhail Baryshnikov, San Francisco Chronicle)

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Multimedia

Cal Performances Education and Community Programs


Berkeley RADICAL 2017/18 Season Playlist


Cal Performances at 100

Venues

Zellerbach Hall
Zellerbach Playhouse
Hertz Hall
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre
Paramount Theatre, Oakland
Fox Theater, Oakland

Commissions

Michael Hersch/I hope we get a chance to visit soon (June 2018)
Alexander Ekman/Joy (November 2017)
Michele Dorrance /Myelination (October 2017)
Pascal Dusapin/Slackline (October 2017)
John Adams, Lucinda Childs, and Frank O. Gehry / Available Light (revival) (February 2017)
Steve Reich / Runner (January 2017)
Robert Wilson, Mikhail Baryshnikov / Letter to a Man (October 2016)
Mark Morris/ Layla and Majnun (September 2016)
Deborah O'Grady / Des canyons aux étoiles (visuals) (February 2016)
Robert Battle / Awakening (March 2015)
Kronos Quartet / Fifty for the Future Legacy Partner (2015)
Benjamin Britten/Curlew River – A Parable for Church Performance (November 2014)
John Harbison/For Violin Alone (March 2015)
Handspring Puppet Company/Ubu and the Truth Commission (May 2015) Jeremy Denk and Steven Stucky/The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts) (June 2014)
Mark Morris/Acis and Galatea (April 2014)
Kronos Quartet/Combat Paper Project (April 2014)
Yo-Yo Ma and Emmanuel Ax/Brahms and Beyond (February 2014)
Anne Sofie von Otter and Emmanuel Ax/ (January 2014)
Berkeley Symphony/Ossicles (January 2014)
Harrison Birtwistle/Gigue Machine (January 2013)
Philip Glass/Einstein on the Beach (October 2012)
Peter Sellars/Desdemona (October 2011)
Mark Grey/Fire Angels (April 2011)
Merce Cunningham/The Legacy Tour: Pond Way (March 2011)
Laurie Anderson/Two-Sided Plays (May 2010)
Vladimir Martynov/Schubert-Quintet (Unfinished) (December 2009)
Ex Machina/Robert Lepage's The Blue Dragon (June 2009)
Aviya Kopelman/Widows and Lovers (February 2009)
Laurie Anderson/Homeland (October 2008)
Mark Morris/Romeo & Juliet (September 2008)

Leadership

S. Shariq Yosufzai, Interim Executive Director, Bio >>

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Pictured: S. Shariq Yosufzai, Interim Executive Director

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Rob Bailis, Interim Artistic Director, Bio >>

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Pictured: Rob Bailis, Interim Artistic Director

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