Music Performance
Mania Circus (formerly Fantazia) is a spectacle of electronic focused music, driven by incredibly choreographed performances, wrapped into a theatrically driven storyline.

September 24, 2016
8:30 pm

Mullins Center

Trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith, one of the most influential musicians of our time, performs with pianist Vijay Iyer. The 2016 release of “A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke” is the first documentation of their duo work.

September 27, 2016
8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

International sensation Mariza returns to the FAC with her bewitching renditions of “Fado” – the haunting torch songs of old Portugal rooted in folk poetry, Arabic cadences, and African and Brazilian rhythms.

October 20, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
The Warsaw Philharmonic will be joined by the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition Winner, Seong-Jin Cho.

October 30, 2016
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating

While most jazz trios have the piano front and center, all members of the Marcus Roberts Trio share equally in shaping the direction of the music – changing its tempo, mood, texture, or form at any time.

November 3, 2016
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Classical guitarist Simon Powis couples formidable technique with a passionate and expressive style.

November 12, 2016
7:30 pm

The Eric Carle Museum
Pianist Anthony Davis and saxophonist Jason Robinson use telepathic interplay, inspired improvisation, and dynamic original compositions to carry listeners to a brilliant and evocative soundscape marked by emotional subtlety, a vast array of sounds and poignant melodicism. 

November 13, 2016
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

For this special event, renowned jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez accompanies the film, Birdman, live, recreating his explosive, Golden Globe-nominated and Grammy-winning score that forms the heartbeat of the film. 

November 15, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Over his 30-year career, guitarist Marc Ribot has explored everything from the pioneering jazz of Albert Ayler to the Cuban son of Arsenio Rodríguez, while making contributions to the careers of Neko Case, Diana Krall, Solomon Burke, John Lurie, Marianne Faithful, Allen Toussaint, Caetono Veloso, Susana Baca, Allen Ginsburg, Madeline Peyroux, Nora Jones and The Black Keys.

December 8, 2016
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when acclaimed pianist Aaron Diehl and Grammy-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of jazz piano greats George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton.

February 16, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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