Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired.
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the orchestra in its first-ever performance of Mendelssohn’s joyous Fourth Symphony, known as the “Italian” symphony having been inspired by the composer’s travel south to Italy.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:30p.m.
With a dash of Harry Potter charm and a whimsical exploration of the four elements, the irrepressible Moses Pendleton’s latest creation for the dazzling dancer-illusionists of Momix is an enchanting, phantasmagorical multimedia spectacle full of invention, beauty, sensuality and humor.
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
A one-of-a-kind live black-light puppet show, John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean is a magical undersea adventure for kids of all ages. Tank, Bubbles and Dorsel are best friends who just happen to be fish, and they are about to set out on a remarkable journey of discovery.
March 17-22, 2015
They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “A musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss.
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Classical showpieces famously (and frequently!) quoted in pop-culture are instantly recognizable as Music Director Donato Cabrera delves into this fiery, fast-paced repertoire that promises to deliver a memorable night at the symphony.
Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading orchestras, The London Symphony Orchestra brings together the greatest players from across the globe to amaze and astound audiences. Making a special appearance at The Smith Center, the Orchestra will be conducted by 11-time Grammy® winner Michael Tilson Thomas and will feature Yuja Wang.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Based on The New York Times best-selling children’s book series by author Annie Barrows and illustrator Sophie Blackall, Ivy + Bean The Musical, is the story of an unexpected friendship between two very different second graders.
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30p.m.
With a wonderful, dry sense of humor (and sometimes with music), Garrison Keillor, the acclaimed host of A Prairie Home Companion, captivates audiences using his unique blend of comedy, class, charisma, and wisdom.
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His performance will offer a glimpse of a restless spirit who continues to push forward into exciting new musical terrain.