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Shear Madness
Heritage Theatre Festival
Shear Madness
Looking for an evening where the scissors are sharp and the comedy is sharper? Get ready for the Charlottesville debut of a record-breaking comedy sensation. For more than 25 years, millions of audience members have been sucked into the ever-shifting comedic vortex of this uproarious tale of law and disorder, becoming armchair detectives tackling a murder above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. Thanks to up-to-the-minute improvisational humor, no two shows are ever the same, adding to the magic of one of the longest-running sensations in theatre history.
Fri 7/25/14 7:45PM General Admission Shear Madness
Sat 7/26/14 7:45PM General Admission Shear Madness


Avenue Q
Heritage Theatre Festival
Avenue Q
From the creators of South Park and The Book of Mormon, this puppet-powered musical is a timeless look at the follies and foibles of young adulthood. When recent Stanford grad, Princeton, lands among a cast of characters in the New York hinterlands of Avenue Q, he finds his life’s purpose. There, he is surrounded by a (literally) colorful group of neighbors who offer new insights to the challenges of making your way in the modern world. The show, winner of the rare Tony Award “Triple Crown” (Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score), is fun, smart, and unfailingly and unapologetically real. For mature audiences.
Fri 7/25/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q
Sat 7/26/14 2:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q (Matinee)
Sat 7/26/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q
Tue 7/29/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q
Wed 7/30/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q
Thu 7/31/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q
Fri 8/1/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q
Sat 8/2/14 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Avenue Q


One Man, Two Guvnors
Heritage Theatre Festival
One Man, Two Guvnors
Mistaken identities, overactive appetites of every kind, sharp satire , intricate plot twists and cascading laughter create the perfect setting for merry mayhem in this Tony Award-winning British farce. Francis Henshall’s oversized appetites lead him to juggle a pair of bosses who share a propensity for criminal activity, and, it turns out, so much more. His efforts to keep the two apart bring about an escalating series of comedic contortions that have won raves from fans and critics alike around the world. For mature audiences.
Fri 7/25/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors
Sat 7/26/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors
Tue 7/29/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors
Wed 7/30/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors
Thu 7/31/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors
Fri 8/1/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors
Sat 8/2/14 2:00PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors (Matinee)
Sat 8/2/14 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre One Man, Two Guvnors


September Masterworks Concert
Charlottesville Symphony @ UVa
September Masterworks Concert
Part of the 2014-2015 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia 40th Anniversary Season
Fri 9/26/14 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall September Masterworks Concert
Sun 9/28/14 3:30PM MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center September Masterworks Concert


Berlin Phil Wind Quintet
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Berlin Phil Wind Quintet
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet (Philharmonisches Bläserquintett Berlin) was founded in 1988, during the era of Herbert von Karajan, the first permanently established wind quintet in the famous orchestra's rich tradition of chamber music. American pianist Jon Nakamatsu continues to draw unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, whose playing combines elegance, clarity, and electrifying power.
Tue 10/14/14 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet with Jon Nakamatsu, piano


Mamadou Diabate
McIntire Department of Music
Mamadou Diabate
The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents Malian kora musician, Mamadou Diabate in concert on Friday, October 17 as part of a two day residency sponsored by the U.Va. Arts Council.
Fri 10/17/14 8:00PM General Admission Mamadou Diabate


U.Va. Chamber Music Series
McIntire Department of Music
U.Va. Chamber Music Series
The University of Virginia Chamber Music Series presents six performances by U.Va.'s outstanding faculty and guest artists in beautiful Old Cabell Hall on the historic Lawn. This annual series brings professional performances to the University and the central Virginia community while providing inspired learning opportunities for students. These intimate concerts are programmed to offer both new and traditional works that will delight the novice as well as the well-tempered critic. The U.Va. Chamber Music Series is directed by Kelly Sulick.
Mon 10/20/14 8:00PM General Admission U.Va. Chamber Music Series: Ayn Balija, viola
Mon 11/3/14 8:00PM General Admission U.Va. Chamber Music Series: Albemarle Ensemble
Mon 1/26/15 8:00PM General Admission U.Va. Chamber Music Series: Kelly Sulick, Flute
Mon 2/23/15 8:00PM General Admission U.Va. Chamber Music Series: Rivanna String Quartet
Mon 3/30/15 8:00PM General Admission U.Va. Chamber Music Series: Adam Carter, cello
Mon 4/13/15 8:00PM General Admission U.Va. Chamber Music Series: Maria Serkin, Horn


Jazz Ensemble
McIntire Department of Music
Jazz Ensemble
The U.Va. Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of trumpeter and composer John D’earth, has become one of the greatest in the University’s history. The group’s performances feature repertoire from across the spectrum of the history of Jazz.
Fri 10/24/14 8:00PM General Admission Jazz Ensemble
Sat 2/28/15 8:00PM General Admission Jazz Ensemble
Fri 4/10/15 8:00PM General Admission Jazz Ensemble


Choral Showcase
McIntire Department of Music
Choral Showcase
Join the University Singers, U.Va. Chamber Singers, Virginia Glee Club, and Virginia Women’s Chorus for the traditional Family Weekend Choral Showcase on Saturday, November 1st at 7 pm in Old Cabell Hall on the famed Lawn at the University of Virginia.
Sat 11/1/14 7:00PM General Admission Choral Showcase


U.Va. Wind Ensemble
McIntire Department of Music
U.Va. Wind Ensemble
The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. William Pease and assistant director Andrew Koch, features 45 of the most outstanding brass, woodwind, and percussion players at the University.
Sun 11/2/14 3:30PM General Admission U.Va. Wind Ensemble
Sun 4/26/15 2:30PM General Admission U.Va. Wind Ensemble


Quicksilver
McIntire Department of Music
Quicksilver
The McIntire Department of Music at the University of Virginia presents Quicksilver a group who are "revered like rock stars within the early music scene" - New York Times
Tue 11/4/14 8:00PM General Admission Quicksilver


Free Bridge Quintet
McIntire Department of Music
Free Bridge Quintet
The Free Bridge Quintet is the official faculty jazz quintet of the University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music. Founded in 1997, it features Jeff Decker on saxophones, Robert Jospé on the drums, Peter Spaar on bass, John D’earth on trumpet and flugelhorn, and in 2013 welcomed Butch Taylor on piano. The quintet has been a staple of not only the U.Va. and Charlottesville jazz scene, but also the greater Central Virginia jazz scene for more than 10 years.
Sat 11/8/14 8:00PM General Admission Free Bridge Quintet
Sat 3/28/15 8:00PM General Admission Free Bridge Quintet


Five Film Pass
Virginia Film Festival
Five Film Pass
Part of the 2014 Virginia Film Festival
General Admission Five Film Pass


Five Film Plus
Virginia Film Festival
Five Film Plus
Part of the 2014 Virginia Film Festival
General Admission Five Film Plus


Prazak Quartet
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Prazak Quartet
The Prazak Quartet—one of today´s leading international chamber music ensembles—was established in 1972 while its members were students at the Prague Conservatory. Since then, the quartet has gained attention for its place in the unique Czech quartet tradition, and its musical virtuosity.
Tue 11/11/14 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Prazak Quartet


November Masterworks Concert
Charlottesville Symphony @ UVa
November Masterworks Concert
Part of the 2014-2015 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia 40th Anniversary Season
Sat 11/15/14 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall November Masterworks Concert
Sun 11/16/14 3:30PM MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center November Masterworks Concert


Klezmer Ensemble
McIntire Department of Music
Klezmer Ensemble
The McIntire Department of Music presents the Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of Joel Rubin.
Thu 11/20/14 8:00PM General Admission Klezmer Ensemble
Thu 4/23/15 8:00PM General Admission Klezmer Ensemble


University Singers
McIntire Department of Music
University Singers
The McIntire Department of Music presents the University Singers under the direction of Michael Slon.
Fri 11/21/14 8:00PM General Admission University Singers
Fri 3/27/15 8:00PM General Admission University Singers & U.Va. Chamber Singers


U.Va. Baroque Orchestra
McIntire Department of Music
U.Va. Baroque Orchestra
The U.Va. Baroque Orchestra, directed by David Sariti, offers students the rare opportunity to perform music of the 17th and 18th centuries on the instruments for which it was written, at low pitch.
Sun 11/23/14 3:30PM General Admission U.Va. Baroque Orchestra
Sun 4/12/15 3:30PM General Admission U.Va. Baroque Orchestra


Alessio Bax, Piano
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Alessio Bax, Piano
Pianist Alessio Bax is praised for creating “a ravishing listening experience” with his lyrical playing, insightful interpretations, and dazzling facility. “His playing quivers with an almost hypnotic intensity,” says Gramophone magazine, leading to “an out-of-body experience” (Dallas Morning News).
Tue 12/2/14 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Alessio Bax, Piano


Family Holiday Concert featuring the University Singers
Part of the 2014-2015 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia 40th Anniversary Season

The University Singers, with conductor Michael Slon, join the orchestra for this festive celebration of the holiday season.
Sat 12/6/14 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall Family Holiday Concert featuring the University Singers
Sun 12/7/14 3:30PM Old Cabell Hall Family Holiday Concert featuring the University Singers


Messiah Sing-In
McIntire Department of Music
Messiah Sing-In
The U.Va. McIntire Department of Music presents the annual Messiah Sing-In on Tuesday, December 9th at 8 pm in Old Cabell Hall. The Sing-In is conducted by Donald Loach and benefits the University's choral ensembles. Be there to participate in a UVa tradition that has lasted for 46 years!
Tue 12/9/14 8:00PM General Admission Messiah Sing-In


February Masterworks Concert
Charlottesville Symphony @ UVa
February Masterworks Concert
Part of the 2014-2015 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia 40th Anniversary Season
Sat 2/14/15 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall February Masterworks Concert
Sun 2/15/15 3:30PM MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center February Masterworks Concert


Jerusalem Quartet
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Jerusalem Quartet
The Jerusalem Quartet, hailed by The Strad as “one of the young, yet great quartets of our time,” has garnered international acclaim for its rare combination of passion and precision. The ensemble has won audiences the world over, both in concert and on their recordings for the Harmonia Mundi label.
Tue 2/17/15 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Jerusalem Quartet


Les Violons du Roy
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Les Violons du Roy
The chamber orchestra Les Violons du Roy borrows its name from the renowned string orchestra of the court of the French kings. The group, which has a core membership of fifteen players, was brought together in 1984 by music director Bernard Labadie and specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra, performed in the stylistic manner most appropriate to each era. Born in Montreal and a resident of Boston, Marc-André Hamelin is the recipient of a lifetime achievement prize by the German Record Critic’s Association, is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Québec, and a member of the Royal Society of Canada.
Tue 3/17/15 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Les Violons du Roy with Marc-André Hamelin, piano


March Masterworks Concert
Charlottesville Symphony @ UVa
March Masterworks Concert
Part of the 2014-2015 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia 40th Anniversary Season
Sat 3/21/15 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall March Masterworks Concert
Sun 3/22/15 3:30PM Monticello High Auditorium March Masterworks Concert


Atar Piano Trio
McIntire Department of Music
Atar Piano Trio
The Atar Piano Trio (Israel) presents a Jewish Israeli American Musical tribute. The first part of the program features two major American composers who both feature Jewish themes and inspiration in their music: Judith Shatin and Paul Schoenfield. The second part presents contemporary and classical Israeli music.
Mon 3/23/15 8:00PM General Admission Atar Piano Trio


Hadelich, violin & Yang, piano
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Hadelich, violin & Yang, piano
Consistently cited in the press for his “gorgeous tone,” “poetic communication” and “fast-fingered brilliance,” Augustin Hadelich has confirmed his place in the top echelon of young violinists. Blessed with “poetic and sensitive pianism” (Washington Post) and a “wondrous sense of color” (San Francisco Classical Voice), pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences across the globe with her virtuosity, lyricism, and magnetic stage presence.
Tue 3/31/15 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Augustin Hadelich, violin & Joyce Yang, piano


April Masterworks Concert
Charlottesville Symphony @ UVa
April Masterworks Concert
Part of the 2014-2015 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia 40th Anniversary Season
Sat 4/18/15 8:00PM MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center April Masterworks Concert
Sun 4/19/15 3:30PM MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center April Masterworks Concert


Nikolai Demidenko, piano
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Nikolai Demidenko, piano
Nikolai Demidenko’s passionate pianism means that he is in demand worldwide. Frequent London recitals have included the Great Performers series at the Barbican, the International Piano Series at Southbank Centre, and recently in the London Pianoforte Series at the Wigmore Hall – a Schubert recital performed to a great success and rave reviews in the national press.
Tue 4/21/15 7:30PM Old Cabell Hall Tuesday Evening Concert Series:
Nikolai Demidenko, piano