Our season kicks off September 9 with the New York Jazz Rep Orchestra. XPN Welcomes the Birmingham-based St. Paul and the Broken Bones and their southern soul rock on September 15.
Zoellner is committed to multi-cultural and multi-discipline arts and welcomes the community with highlights that include Pink Martini on October 21; Broadway hits A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder on November 5, Kinky Boots on March 29 and Hamilton’s Leslie Odom, Jr. November 11. International artists include; The Paco de Lucia Project on October 15, Algerian dancers with Compagnie Herve Koubi on October 6, Canadian folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys on February 16 and Japanese drummers of TAO on February 11.
Humor writer David Sedaris comes to Zoellner as part of the Notations series on April 10; trumpeter Bria Skonberg comes back for a re-scheduled performance on September 23 and Ranky Tanky on December 1 join us for our on-stage cabarets. Burlesque Pop with Totsy on January 20, modern dance company Jacob Jonas The Company on January 27. Classical music is featured on February 17 with All Beethoven performed by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra and opera returns in Verdi’s Il Trovatore on November 18. Moscow Festival Ballet brings Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet on March 24.
Featuring a relaxed performance for our sensory-friendly audience, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo comes on March 9. Expect family-friendly audience participation with The Physics Experience on September 30 and cirque’s Flip Fabrique in Catch Me on October 13 and Canadian acrobats of Machine De Cirque on April 22.
Zoellner continues to respect the past with legends in South African music, The Jazz Epistles, featuring Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekala on April 24. Gandini Juggling traces pathways into space with 4x4 Ephemeral Architectures on October 29.
In its 8th year of the innovative series, Notations includes conversations with highly-respected representatives from a variety of literary genres. Speakers include Anand Giridharadas on September 12, Javier Ávila on November 2, Jeffrey Diamond on October 10, Bill Broun on March 1, Alison Wellford on April 18, Colson Whitehead on March 6 and Writer’s Panel on January 30.
Highlights from the Lehigh University Music Department include the Lehigh University Choral Arts joined by the Bel Canto Children’s Chorus and three soloists in Britten’s War Requiem on May 4 and 5. Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra performs Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture on April 27, 28. Michael Jorgensen performs the Steve Reich’s Different Trains on March 25 and Lehigh Jazz Rep Orchestra Big Band on April 14. Clarinetist Deborah Andrus with the DeMarina Trio on October 22. New Music Festival led by Paul Salerni, poet David Ferry and Boston composers on September 30. The Wind Ensemble at Lehigh pays tribute to Leonard Bernstein on May 6.
Lehigh University Department of Theatre is continuing the “Pay-What-You-Wish- Wednesdays” during the main stage productions that includes Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Orlando by Sarah Ruhl; Stupid F*@#ing Bird by Aaron Posner, and the 10th Anniversary of Act Like You Know.