A groundbreaking study of the trailblazing music of Chicago’s AACM, a leader in the world of jazz and experimental music. Founded on Chicago’s South Side in 1965 and still thriving today, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is the most influential collective organization in jazz and experimental music. In “Sound Experiments,” Paul Steinbeck offers […]
The Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis presents affordably priced concerts by some of today’s finest classical musicians. The 2023 series will feature Grammy Award-winning mezz-soprano J’Nai Bridges, star of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Akhnaten,” as well as the England’s legendary Academy of St Martin in the Fields with cellist Johannes Moser, pianist Emanuel Ax, and violinist Augustin Hadelich.
Acclaimed South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho will perform works by Ravel and Chopin May 1 as part of the Department of Music’s annual Great Artists Series.
Acclaimed soprano Angel Blue, fresh from starring roles in the Metropolitan Opera’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” and “Porgy and Bess,” will present an intimate recital April 24 as part of the Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis.
As longtime president of Mount Holyoke College, Mary Woolley helped to transform university education for women in the United States. In a new production of “Bull in a China Shop,” the Performing Arts Department will explore Woolley’s groundbreaking career and her decades-long relationship with Jeannette Marks, chair of Mount Holyoke’s English department.
The WU Dance Collective, the university’s repertory dance company, will return to Edison Theatre with “Redux,” a collection of nine new and classic works by faculty, student and alumni choreographers.
For much of the last decade, DakhaBrakha has been sounding alarms at the rising tide of political violence. On Wednesday, April 13, these global ambassadors for Ukrainian culture will visit St. Louis for two appearances co-sponsored by The Sheldon and Washington University.
Four choreographers — Marcus Johnson, Charis Railey, Ashley L. Tate and Jane Tellini — will debut new work in Edison Theatre March 26 as part of the 2022 MFA Student Dance Concert, presented by the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences.
The Attacca Quartet, one of the most versatile and outstanding ensembles performing today, will perform works by Caroline Shaw, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt and Maurice Ravel April 3 as part of the Great Artists Series, sponsored by the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences.
The 16th annual African Film Festival returns to Washington University in St. Louis on March 25-27. The free event features eight short and full-length films.