Other highlights include Tony Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry of Broadway’s Hamilton on February 2 and our second annual Artful Affair with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox. Later in the season, Lehigh University Choral Arts celebrates its 150th anniversary of making music on March 29 & 30, 2019.
Zoellner is committed to diverse and multi-discipline arts that is unique to our community. Highlights include Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri on September 29; other artists from across the globe like those in The Shanghai Opera Symphony on February 10, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy March 13 and Russian National Ballet Theatre on March 17. Different viewpoints also enliven a historic dialogue between anthropologist Margaret Meade and author James Baldwin in A Rap on Race by Spectrum Dance on October 9.
The ease and joy of light-hearted, fun-filled events sometimes belie the amazing talents of their performers. The drummers from STOMP on November 30 and the jugglers of Water on Mars on April 14 will amuse and astonish you with amazing performances. “Cirque” even influences the new program of Mnozil Brass on February 16, the Austrian brass septet skilled in high art and high jinx. A new Broadway rock musical tour stops on February 13 with “The Lightning Thief, The Percy Jackson Musical.”
This year we have three On-Stage Cabaret shows where the audience sits on Baker Hall Stage with the performers; Lehigh Alum Pete & The Stray Dogs on Lehigh/Lafayette weekend November 16; Danny Green Trio on March 31 and Postmodern Jukebox alum Aubrey Logan on April 26.
Classical music is featured on October 7 with Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner and opera returns in A Night of Puccini on November 18. Rioult Dance NY returns with “Street Singer: Celebrating the Life of Edith Piaf” on November 2.
Featuring a relaxed performance for our sensory-friendly audience, Théâtre Tout á Trac Pinocchio on October 21. Expect family-friendly audience participation with Lightwire Theater A Very Electric Christmas on December 22, The Henry Ford Innovation Nation on March 8. Jazz vocalist Nicole Henry on October 13.
In its 9th year of the innovative series, the Notations Series features diverse perspectives from literary artists, representing multiple genres. Speakers include Marita Golden on September 13, Letters Aloud Private Letters Read in Public on October 2, Jacqueline Woodson on October 30, Dana Gioia February 28 and The Writing Life: Inspiration and Invention on March 27.
Highlights from the Lehigh University Music Department include the Lehigh University Philharmonic joined by the Bach Choir of Bethlehem in Mozart’s Requiem on April 12 and 13. Lehigh University Choral Arts 200 singers perform Orff;s Carmina Burana on May 3, 4. Michael Jorgensen Quintet present 20th century music on april 7 and Lehigh Jazz Rep Orchestra Big Band on April 6. LUVME led by Paul Salerni, The Irish and The Italian on September 30. The Wind Ensemble at Lehigh pays tribute to East Meets West on May 5.
Lehigh University Department of Theatre is continuing the “Pay-What-You-Wish- Wednesdays” during the main stage productions that includes Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dog Act by Liz Duffy Adams, I And You by Lauren Gunderson and Spring Awakening by Steven Sater.
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