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welcome It is my pleasure to invite you to experience the 2013/14 Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) season. A distinctive and world-class performing arts program offers a unique prism through which we can view and appreciate the University’s teaching, research, and public service missions. I was so pleased to learn that we have that here at Carolina and look forward to experiencing it in person. Even as a new Tar Heel, I know CPA has made an indelible mark. Last season’s The Rite of Spring at 100 made Chapel Hill an arts destination like no other. Together, the University community revisited and re-imagined the artistry that sparked a riot a century ago with an astonishing series of performances. The exposure for CPA and the University was equally impressive – including The New York Times, The New Yorker, the BBC, and National Public Radio, to name a few outlets. Moving forward, CPA is committed to increasing its impact on students and in classrooms. (It’s great that we can offer $10 student tickets!) With major support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CPA is rolling out a new initiative to fully integrate the performing arts into the academy – Arts@TheCore. By working directly with faculty across the University in curating performances, identifying new ways CPA performances can enhance student learning and research, and increasing the number and variety of ways in which visiting artists can interact with our community, Arts@TheCore promises a new vision for what the performing arts can mean for a major public research university. No matter who you are – student, faculty, staff, arts lover, or arts novice – there is something extraordinary awaiting you at Memorial Hall. I encourage you to take advantage of the new season’s offerings. Choose some old favorites, but also try something new. Let the arts become a part of your life.

Carol Folt

Chancellor-Elect May 29, 2013


dear friends

The arts are a singular language that incites us to view the world in new ways, to become familiar with the unfamiliar, and to see unanswered questions as motivation for discovery.

The heart of Carolina Performing Arts’ mission is to change lives by creating and presenting exceptional arts experiences, to challenge and inspire, and to integrate the arts into the core of the University. We are inspired after last season’s successes, both on stage and in the classroom, and focus now on our connection to UNC’s academic foundation through the launch of our new initiative: Arts@TheCore. Arts@TheCore strives to answer the challenges faced by all University presenters: How do the performing arts increase the ability of faculty and students to innovate and create? How can the arts help faculty respond to the challenges of our time? By shifting the arts to the core of the University, we can begin to answer these questions. We believe that artistic excellence is fundamental to extraordinary engagement experiences. This season, we present a slate of artists from around the world whose own curiosities, ideas, and risk-taking truly identify them as 21st century virtuosos. They include artists such as Israeli dancer/ choreographer Sharon Eyal, longtime member of Batsheva Dance Company who has created her own company, L-E-V, with partner Gai Behar. We welcome the return of Lin Hwai-min’s Cloud

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Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan. In addition, we are pleased to present pianist András Schiff performing J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, arguably the most important work of variations ever written; Wendy Whelan, New York City Ballet principal dancer, will return to Chapel Hill in an evening of duets created and performed with some of our nation’s most dynamic young choreographers; Brooklyn Rider returns for the third year of its UNC residency; and we are thrilled to present the Chapel Hill debut of conductor Harry Bicket and The English Concert in a rare concert opera interpretation of Handel’s Theodora, featuring some of the world’s greatest operatic voices of today. Each artist represents an opportunity to engage in dialogue across a range of academic disciplines, and allows our students and faculty to see across cultures, around conventions, and beyond boundaries. We invite you to join us on this journey. Thank you for your continued support. With all best wishes,

Emil Kang Executive Director for the Arts Director, Carolina Performing Arts Professor of the Practice, Department of Music


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ur constantly changing and complex world demands more creative engagement than ever before. The arts have the potential to become a powerful tool in our daily lives, helping develop our collective abilities to approach objectives and challenges with deeper understanding, insight, and imagination. This is especially true within the context of a university environment.

Last season, The Rite of Spring at 100 offered a glimpse into what’s possible, with more than 20 courses directly related to Carolina Performing Arts’ seasonlong celebration of Stravinsky’s masterpiece. Hundreds of students came to Memorial Hall as a result. This season, we launch Arts@TheCore, a multi-faceted, multi-year program designed to strengthen the bonds between academics and the performing arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Arts@TheCore strives to inspire faculty to re-imagine their own intellectual and interdisciplinary frontiers. For this to occur, and for the performing arts to truly establish itself at the core of university life, faculty must have ample opportunity to experience the performing arts, share in the curatorial responsibility for programming, and attract financial and peer support to explore ways of integrating the performing arts into classroom instruction and research.

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Last year, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York awarded a five-year grant to Carolina Performing Arts to support the creation and implementation of Arts@TheCore programs. Key elements of Arts@TheCore include the creation of the Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Scholar for Carolina Performing Arts, an appointment tasked to leverage the influence and scholarship of our leading faculty members. This person assumes a key role within Carolina Performing Arts’ operations and helps direct Arts@TheCore initiatives. Our first Mellon Distinguished Scholar is Joy Kasson, Ph.D., Professor of American Studies. In addition to a Faculty Advisory Committee that will develop a long-term strategy for connecting Carolina Performing Arts with academic disciplines, newly tenured professors at UNC will be encouraged to apply for Curatorial Fellowships in which recipients will design a series of performances to be presented as part of a Carolina Performing Arts season.

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An Innovation Fund, a Faculty Seminar Series and other initiatives are being planned to further foster the innovation and creative thinking made possible by the performing arts. For more information, please visit www.carolinaperformingarts.org/artsatthecore. ca rolin a p e r for min g a r t s 1 3 / 14

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Innovation through creativity By Joy Kasson

Everyone who visits Memorial Hall experiences world-class performances at the heart of a distinguished university. Beyond proximity, however, what can the performing arts and academics offer each other? Carolina Performing Arts’ 2013-14 season will explore this question through Arts@TheCore, where professors will propose links between performances and courses in a wide variety of departments. Faculty and students will engage with performers to discuss creativity, innovation and the distinctive role the arts play in modern life. Opportunities to explore the roots of American identity abound in performances by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Students and professors exploring global history and culture will find food for thought in performances by Taj Mahal, Vusi Mahlasela and Deva Mahal, Compagnie Käfig, and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan. Arts@TheCore will sponsor faculty seminars, workshops and discussion groups designed to explore intellectual and aesthetic themes of interest across the curriculum. Faculty will engage in conversations and public events that will carry the performing arts beyond the walls of Memorial Hall. Arts@TheCore will also offer undergraduate students many opportunities to become more involved the arts. Over the next few years, we hope to infuse even more life and energy into the relationship between Carolina Performing Arts and the rest of the Carolina campus. Watch for signs that the innovation and creativity Carolina Performing Arts brings to the stage are inspiring the entire University. Joy Kasson serves as professor of American Studies and English at UNC-Chapel Hill. As the inaugural Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Scholar for Carolina Performing Arts, she helps spearhead the Arts@TheCore initiative to integrate arts into the academy. Photos by KPO Photo

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Not Quite Sure What You Like? Carolina Performing Arts offers a wide variety of performances to choose from. You can experience world-renowned favorites, cutting-edge new artists, roots music or performances with a global flair. The following thematic collections may help you build your 2013-14 season by selecting performances within a category that suits your tastes, from giants to breakthrough artists.

Giants

| Living legends. Artists recognized as being at the absolute peak of their field.

Oct 3/4 Abyssinian – A Gospel Celebration – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Oct 27 Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt Jan 31 Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese – The Spring Quartet Feb 11 Lang Lang, piano Feb 21 Wayne Shorter Quartet Apr 11 Wendy Whelan – Restless Creature Apr 22/23 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Breakthrough

| Cutting-edge, avant-garde performances that are guaranteed to stir your soul.

Oct 8/9 L-E-V with Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar – House Oct 29 Chris Thile Mar 18/19 STREB – FORCES! Apr 6 Brooklyn Rider with special guest Dawn Upshaw, soprano

Escape

| A relaxing night out. Accessible classics by renowned artists.

Oct 23 András Schiff, piano – Goldberg Variations Dec 7/8 The Nutcracker – Carolina Ballet Dec 9 Jazz for the Holidays – NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra with special guest René Marie Jan 30 Handel’s Theodora – The English Concert with Harry Bicket, conductor Mar 25 Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn Mar 28 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell, violin

Global Views

| Travel the globe without leaving the Triangle. The world comes to you at UNC’s Memorial Hall.

Nov 4 The Manganiyar Seduction Nov 12 World Blues – Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela, and Fredericks Brown featuring Deva Mahal Feb 14 One Night in Bamako – Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba and Fatoumata Diawara Apr 2 Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan – Songs of the Wanderers Apr 3 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

High Energy

| Energetic and loud. Come prepared to get up, stand up and dance!

Sept 27 Maceo Parker / George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic Nov 15 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Nov 22 ChocQuibTown Feb 25/26 Compagnie Käfig

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Maceo Parker / George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

“Parliament and Funkadelic were 30 years ahead of their time.”

– Ice Cube for Rolling Stone

HIGH ENERGY | S p e c i a l E V E n t

We open the season with a double-bill featuring two North Carolina natives whose names have become synonymous with funk. It’s hard to tell which came first, Maceo Parker or the funk. Maceo got his start with James Brown, and for over 20 years he has been building a new funk empire, fresh and stylistically diverse. In his blistering solo career, he navigates deftly between Brown’s 1960s soul and George Clinton’s 1970s freaky funk, while also exploring mellow jazz and hip-hop. George Clinton is one of the foremost innovators of funk music. The mastermind behind Parliament Funkadelic (P-Funk), Clinton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 with 15 other band members. P-Funk has captured 40 top R&B singles, including “One Nation Under a Groove” and “Aqua Boogie,” and their music has been sampled on albums by OutKast, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and many others. George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

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Abyssinian - A Gospel Celebration

Featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis & Chorale Le Chateau, conducted by Damien Sneed GIANTS | S p e c i a l E V E n t Two decades ago, Wynton Marsalis composed and recorded In This House, On This Morning and began a creative exploration of how the African-American church service reflects the theme of universal humanism while raising a joyful noise. He refined this integration of sacred and secular expression with his definitive 2008 extended work Abyssinian 200: A Celebration, commissioned by the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem to celebrate its bicentennial anniversary. After a triumphant performance in London’s Barbican Centre, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis has brought fresh perspective to this masterwork. Sensational conductor Damien Sneed leads his 70-person gospel choir, Chorale Le Chateau, through the demanding compendium of shouts, chants and joyous expressions in this performance.

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L-E-V with Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar House

Breakthrough | d a n c e

Making its first U.S. tour, L-E-V is an adventurous new ensemble of fiercely talented dancers, the culmination of years of collaboration between two Israeli creative superstars. Since 2006, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar have created a stream of critically acclaimed original works for some of the world’s leading dance companies, including Batsheva Dance Company. Eyal is an award-winning choreographer and captivating performer. Behar produced live music, techno raves and underground art events in Tel Aviv before joining Eyal. Their integration of technology and dance is equally suited for the Memorial Hall stage or a techno club. This explosive company is the confluence of movement, music, lighting, fashion, art and technology – each uniquely expressive while emotionally entwined.

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AndrÁs Schiff, piano Goldberg Variations ESCAPE | c l a s s i c a l r e c i t a l

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Grammy Award-winning pianist and conductor András Schiff is one of the most renowned interpreters of Bach, Mozart, Schubert and Schumann. Thirty years after his acclaimed recording of the Goldberg Variations for Decca and a decade after the re-release on ECM, Schiff returns to J.S. Bach’s iconic work. First published in 1741, the Goldberg Variations – a series of 30 movements inspired by a single musical theme – has come to be recognized as one of the most important examples of variation form. Returning to Chapel Hill, Schiff brings a distinctively melodic, nuanced voice to Bach’s masterwork in a concert that promises an exceptional display of musical genius not to be missed.

“There is nothing more reliable in the world of classical music today than András Schiff playing Bach.” – The New York Times Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.

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An Acoustic Evening with

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt GIANTS | S p e c i a l E V E n t

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt unite on stage for an unforgettable night of intimate acoustic music. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers. A Grammy Award-winning singer, composer and actor, he has broadened the definition of American music, fusing elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a manner that defies convention and breaks down barriers. John Hiatt is a talented singer and guitarist best known for his prolific songwriting. His songs have been successfully covered by musicians from Bonnie Raitt and the Neville Brothers to Iggy Pop and Three Dog Night. With 11 Grammy nominations and 24 albums to his name, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2008.

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“one of America’s most beloved singer/songwriters” – Garden & Gun on Lyle Lovett

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Chris thile Breakthrough | S p e c i a l Ev e n t Chris Thile, of the Punch Brothers, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. With his broad outlook that encompasses progressive bluegrass, classical, rock and jazz, Thile transcends the borders of conventional genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic for performers and audiences alike. Recently awarded a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation, in February 2013 Thile also won a Grammy for his work on The Goat Rodeo Sessions, collaborating with Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan. In spring 2013, Thile released Bach Sonatas & Partitas Vol. 1 on Nonesuch Records. In this solo program, he draws from his new Bach recording, while also exploring his own compositions and contemporary music.

“…wide-ranging and restlessly imaginative…” – The New Yorker

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The Manganiyar Seduction

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Equal parts rock concert, global music performance and dazzling theatrical experience, The Manganiyar Seduction creates a rapturous union between the traditional music of the Manganiyars and the visual seduction of Amsterdam’s red light district. Created by Indian director Roysten Abel, the program begins with a single cube illuminated to reveal a musician. Additional musicians are revealed one by one until 43 performers in 36 stacked cubes are awash in color and light. The Irish Independent likens the effect to “a gospel Mass or a slow-building rave; a joyous, communal experience of the seductive power of music.” The Manganiyar Seduction creates a dramatic progression of instruments and voice that leads the audience on a divine musical journey.

“…so buoyant and compelling were the work’s lively rhythmic currents….” – The New York Times

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World Blues featuring

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“He’s a musical archaeologist who does more than preserve history. He makes it contemporary.” –The New York Times on Taj Mahal

Vusi Mahlasela & Fredericks Brown featuring Deva Mahal global views | a m e r i c a n r o o t s World Blues is a celebration of the global influence of American blues music, as seen from three distinct points of view and three international points of origin. Anchored by iconic folk-blues legend Taj Mahal, the evening features the soulful South African blues of guitarist/vocalist Vusi Mahlasela and the modern rock ’n’ roll of Fredericks Brown, a band featuring Taj Mahal’s daughter, Deva Mahal, of New Zealand. In his five-decade career, Grammy Award-winner Taj Mahal has evolved into a master of global styles, from Mississippi Delta blues to Hawaiian stylings to African rhythms. He is the thread that binds this remarkable evening of music. Fresh from their collaborations on Vusi’s latest album, Taj and Vusi explore the intersection of African and American musical forms; and with Fredericks Brown, it’s clear that Taj has influenced yet another generation, taking blues to new and exciting places. c a rolin a p e r for min g a r t s 1 3 / 14

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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

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HIGH ENERGY | a m e r i c a n r o o t s

Since the release of their Grammy-nominated self-titled debut album in 2010, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue have won hordes of new fans while performing nonstop across five continents. Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, a New Orleans native, grew up playing music in the Tremé neighborhood. Since his early childhood, he has been active in the city’s music community, performing in brass-band parades and local venues. After attending the prestigious New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, Troy went on to pursue a solo career and has recently released his sixth album, Backatown. His latest album with Orleans Avenue, For True, further refines the signature sound Troy has dubbed “Supafunkrock” – a blend of old-school jazz, funk and soul laced with hard-rock power chords and hip-hop beats.

“Trombone Shorty makes NOLA swing.” – CBS News

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ChocQuibTown

HIGH ENERGY | w o r l d m u s i c

ChocQuibTown’s song “Somos Pacifico” has become a national anthem for an entire generation of AfroColombians. The hip-hop collective instills unity and pride in Choco, a province in northwest Colombia where the group was founded in 2000. In the sweltering rain-forested region, over 80 percent of the population is African by origin, and the region’s relative isolation means that its African music has been well-preserved. The three members – Goyo, Tostao and Slow – organically combine hip-hop, funk, dance hall, electronics and Caribbean flavors with Afro-Colombian rhythms to create their unique urban style.

“Exultant rap, anthemic chants and languorous Hispanic melodies…’’ –The Telegraph club night with cqt thu // Nov 21 // 9pm The Memorial Hall stage becomes a dance club for one night this season. Join us for a party with ChocQuibTown the night before their concert.

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The Nutcracker

carolina ballet ESCAPE | s p e c i a l e v e n t

A holiday season staple not to be missed, Robert Weiss’ Nutcracker is a magical display of a fantasy classic, capturing the irrepressible imagination of a child’s world in which all things are possible. Featuring toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, an army of mice and the Sugar Plum Fairy, the original work was Tchaikovsky’s third and last major ballet score. Renowned for its story ballets, Carolina Ballet has served the Triangle community since 1997 under the inspired leadership of Artistic Director Robert Weiss, formerly a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet.

“Christmas season and The Nutcracker go hand in hand.” – The News & Observer

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“a terrific group of musicians that represent everything that is great about jazz” – John Pizzarelli

René Marie

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Jazz for the Holidays NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra with special guest René Marie Jim Ketch, director ESCAPE | j a z z Swing into the holidays with the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra (NCJRO), presenting a distinct collection of holiday classics and jazz standards that are sure to add a little sparkle to the season. The NCJRO performs classic jazz and big band music from greats like Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. Comprising 17 of the state’s finest jazz musicians, the band is led by co-founder Jim Ketch, Director of Jazz Studies and professor of music at UNC-Chapel Hill. This year award-winning singer René Marie joins the holiday celebration. Unmistakably honest and unpretentious while transforming audiences worldwide with her impassioned vocals and powerful interpretations of jazz, soul, blues and gospel, René Marie has drawn a legion of fans who are entertained, encouraged and even changed by her performances. ca rolin a p e r for min g a r t s 1 3 / 14

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Handel’s Theodora

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The English Concert with harry bicket, conductor ESCAPE | c l a s s i c a l e n s e m b l e With an outstanding cast of soloists, The English Concert makes its Harry Bicket, conductor & harpsichord Chapel Hill debut in a performance of Handel’s Theodora. One of the Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano (Irene) first orchestras dedicated to performing on period instruments, The Dorothea Röschmann, soprano (Theodora) English Concert has appeared at the Théâtre des Champs Élysées in Paris, at Carnegie Hall in New York and at the BBC Proms in London’s David Daniels, countertenor (Didymus) Barbican Hall. Artistic Director and conductor Harry Bicket leads The English Concert as the orchestra performs Handel’s penultimate oratorio, John Mark Ainsley, tenor (Septimius) Theodora. Theodora is the deeply moving story of a virtuous woman and Neal Davies, tenor (Valens) of sexual persecution, and features some of Handel’s most beautiful music. The opera’s enduring success is testament that its subject matter The Trinity Choir of New York’s still resonates with audiences well over 250 years after its premiere. Trinity Wall Street Church Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. Julian Wachner, music director We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.

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Jack DeJohnette, Joe L0vano, Esperanza Spalding & Leo Genovese

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The Spring Quartet Jack DeJohnette is one of the most influential jazz drummers of the 20th century. In his 50-year career, DeJohnette has collaborated with iconic figures in modern jazz, including Miles Davis, Joe Henderson and Sonny Rollins. Saxophone giant Joe Lovano – “one of the greatest musicians in jazz history” (The New York Times) – has distinguished himself as a prophetic force in creative music, with 23 recordings on the famed Blue Note Record label. Young bassist/vocalist/composer Esperanza Spalding was one of the biggest breakout stars of 2011. Her receipt of the 2011 Grammy for Best New Artist was the first time a jazz musician had ever won the award. The all-star frontline is rounded out by amazing Argentinean pianist Leo Genovese, Esperanza’s long-time cohort. This collaboration promises to be one of the most spectacular nights of the season.

“one of the best ever to touch a kit.” – The Boston Globe on Jack DeJohnette

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“Lang Lang is a rock star.” – The Wall Street Journal

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“The hottest artist on the classical music planet” (The New York Times) returns to Memorial Hall. Lang Lang has played sold-out recitals and concerts in every major city in the world. He has the honor of being the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic and all of the top American orchestras. Following Lang Lang’s 2008 performance at Beijing’s Opening Ceremony for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, he was seen as a symbol of the youth and future of China. That same year, Lang Lang was also featured alongside jazz great Herbie Hancock at the Grammy Awards for a jaw-dropping live broadcast performance. In 2009, Lang Lang appeared in Time 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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Program

Piano Sonata No. 5 in G Major, KV 283 Piano Sonata No. 4 in E flat Major, KV 282 Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, KV 310 Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38 Ballade No. 3 in A flat, Op. 47 Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.


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One Night in Bamako

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba and Fatoumata Diawara global views | w o r l d m u s i c Two of Mali’s greatest talents unite for a special concert and a spellbinding evening. Bamako, the heartland of World Music, is the largest city and capital of Mali and home to a cultural renaissance. International star Bassekou Kouyate, one of Africa’s finest instrumentalists, has found that renaissance endangered by civil unrest in his homeland. One Night in Bamako celebrates Mali’s diverse culture and world music royalty.

Fatoumata Diawara

Bassekou Kouyate’s music resembles American blues in its style and its storytelling heritage. He revolutionized the ngoni, an ancient instrument resembling the banjo, and formed Ngoni Ba, the first ngoni quartet in Mali. Perpetuating Mali’s rich musical tradition, Fatoumata Diawara combines songs about love, politics and empowerment with arresting melodies soaring over intricate guitar and drum arrangements. Inspired by jazz and blues, Diawara has created her own unique contemporary folk sound, with a distinctly African spin.

“…genius, a living proof that the blues comes from the region of Segu.” – Taj Mahal on Bassekou Kouyate

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Wayne Shorter Quartet

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The Wayne Shorter Quartet headlines the 2014 UNC Jazz Festival. Multiple Grammy Award-winner Shorter has played with some of the biggest names in jazz, and many of his compositions have become standards. Shorter first came to wide prominence in the late 1950s as a member of and the primary composer for Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. In the ’60s, he joined Miles Davis’ Second Great Quintet, with Herbie Hancock. The Second Great Quintet is frequently cited by musicians and critics as one of the most influential groups in the history of jazz, and Shorter’s compositions are a primary reason. In the ’70s, Shorter co-founded the jazz fusion band Weather Report – one of the earliest preeminent jazz fusion bands – with Austrian-born keyboard player Joe Zawinul. This year, he makes his triumphant return to Blue Note Records after 43 years.

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“jazz’s greatest living composer.” – The New York Times


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Compagnie Käfig

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Käfig’s sensational double bill Correria and Agwa derives from an encounter between Artistic Director Mourad Merzouki and 11 young male dancers from Rio de Janeiro at the Lyon Dance Biennial in 2006. Their stories about life in the favelas – Brazilian shanty towns – and their determination to make something of themselves struck a profound chord with Merzouki and inspired him to create two heart-stopping works that showcase the young Brazilians’ dazzling virtuosity. The company’s thrilling combination of hip-hop, capoeira, samba, electronic music and bossa nova culminates in a dance performance with astonishing acrobatic skills filled with energy and invention. Correria plunges us into a frantic, hectic race just like the one that governs our daily lives. Agwa is all about water – the most vital component of the human body, a precious natural resource to be preserved, and a symbol of renewal.

“This is raw energy…Shirts on or off, this is what dance is all about” – The Daily Telegraph

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STREB – FORCES!

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In a display of big ideas, big hardware, big hearts and big muscles, STREB returns to Chapel Hill in a big show for the whole family.

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STREB Extreme Action has been seen on everything from ABC Nightly News and the David Letterman Show to Nickelodeon and MTV. Conquering fear and pushing the boundaries of physical limitations are at the heart of choreographer Elizabeth Streb’s work. A MacArthur genius grant recipient, Streb is an “extreme action architect” with an eight-member company of “action heroes.” Together, they combine daredevil antics, rapid movement and imaginative machines to produce a thrilling display of larger-than-life feats. They performed a series of pop-up performances around London during the Games of the XXX Olympiad. In FORCES!, Elizabeth Streb and her Extreme Action Company, with associate direction from Robert Woodruff, give a voice and story to action.

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“…kin to sport, circus, physics experiment, and hard labor…” – Village Voice


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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn ESCAPE | a m e r i c a n r o o t s This is a rare chance to see Abigail Washburn and Béla Fleck perform music together they developed as a couple – a mix of traditional and original songs and tunes. Throughout their years together, Abigail and Béla have always made music – whether for a year touring with the Sparrow Quartet, for family and friends, or for their own pleasure. But in 2010, a series of fortuitous events led them to their first duo performance at the Folks Festival, where they discovered a strong canon they could perform on their own.

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Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell, violin

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Often referred to as the “poet of the violin,” Joshua Bell is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists. His stunning virtuosity, beautiful tone and charismatic stage presence have brought him universal acclaim. Recently appointed Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, he is the first person to hold this title since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958. The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is renowned for its polished and refined sound, rooted in outstanding musicianship. Formed from a group of leading London musicians, and working without a conductor, the Academy gave its first performance in its namesake church in 1959. The collegiate spirit and flexibility of the original ensemble remain an Academy hallmark.

Program

J.S. BACH Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1042 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending SCHUBERT arr. MAHLER String Quartet No. 14, D. 810 Death and the Maiden arr. for string orchestra

“They play with a sharp attack, a rhythmic punch and a new joy in living.” Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.

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– The Times (London)


Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan Songs of the Wanderers

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global views | d a n c e Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan transforms ancient aesthetics into a thrilling modern celebration of motion. Immersed in everything from meditation to martial arts to modern dance, Cloud Gate returns to Memorial Hall for its third visit in a stunning production of Songs of the Wanderers. Inspired by the quest for enlightenment and wealth of sacred traditions throughout Asia, Lin Hwai-min, Cloud Gate’s founder, choreographer and artistic director, transforms ancient rites into resonant dance theater. A visually stunning poem to spiritual pilgrimage, Songs of the Wanderers creates a world of intense reverence. Evocative movements set to soulful Georgian folk songs are brought to life on an astonishing set with over three tons of shimmering golden grains of rice. A monk stands still at a downstage corner for the entire performance, a stream of rice grains flowing from above and onto his shaved head, transforming from a river to hills to a desert, showering like a summer storm and waterfalls.

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Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

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and dynamic” – LA Times

global views | c l a s s i c a l e n s e m b l e Carolina Performing Arts is delighted to welcome one of Israel’s oldest and most influential cultural institutions to Chapel Hill for the first time. Since its founding in 1936, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has dedicated itself to presenting the world’s greatest music to audiences in Israel and around the world. Founder Bronislaw Huberman, a Polish violinist, spent countless hours persuading first-chair musicians of Eastern European and German orchestras, who had lost their jobs as a result of Naziism, to emigrate to Palestine. In doing so, Huberman created an “orchestra of soloists” which, under the esteemed leadership of Zubin Mehta, continues to absorb new immigrants and serve as a gathering point for musicians from all over the world.

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Program

Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80 Ma mère l’oye Suite Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2 Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14

Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.


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with special guest Dawn Upshaw, soprano Breakthrough | c l a s s i c a l r e c i t a l

Brooklyn Rider returns to Memorial Hall, this time with award-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw, in a program of works specially hand-picked by the quartet for Chapel Hill’s bold audience. The ensemble’s wildly eclectic repertoire continues to draw critical acclaim from classical, world, and rock critics alike. Vice magazine likens them to “motocross daredevils who never screw up a stunt.” At home in clubs and concert halls, Brooklyn Rider has appeared in venues from the Library of Congress to the South By Southwest Festival.

Dawn Upshaw

Brooklyn RIder

Program

STRAUSS, arr. SCHOENBERG Rosen aus dem Süden (Roses from the South), Op. 388 SCHOENBERG String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 EVAN ZIPORYN Qi (2013) COLIN JACOBSEN Three Miniatures for String Quartet (2011)

Brooklyn Rider

“…a down-to-earth demeanor that demystifies contemporary classical music and invites everyone into the tent.” – Time Out New York Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.

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Wendy Whelan

Restless Creature GIANTS | d a n c e With her elegant, thrilling movement, Wendy Whelan has captivated audiences as the principal dancer of the New York City Ballet for more than 25 years, in a career that spans great classical ballets, neo-classical masterpieces and adventurous works by contemporary choreographers. Returning to UNC’s Memorial Hall, she takes on a challenge that will show audiences new aspects of her craft in a series of new works by four young choreographers. Collaborating with Kyle Abraham, Brian Brooks, Joshua Beamish and Alejandro Cerrudo, Wendy creates a suite of duets that she will perform with each choreographer in turn. The distinct styles of her partners will provide for a fascinating study of how she can adapt to another’s vision while maintaining and even amplifying her own vivid individuality.

“America’s greatest contemporary ballerina” – The New York Times

This performance is made possible by Performance Benefactor Jane Ellison in celebration of Jacqueline Zinn’s love of dance.

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Alvin Ailey american Dance Theater GIANTS | s p e c i a l e v e n t

Alvin Ailey’s story is one of the most inspirational in the history of American performing arts, and his genius forever changed the perception of American dance. From its now-fabled beginnings in 1958 at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has grown to become the nation’s dance ambassador. Bringing African-American cultural expression and the American modern dance tradition to the world’s stages, the Company has performed at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on six continents. The Alvin Ailey legacy continues with the extraordinary artistry of the company’s beautiful dancers, whose splendid technique and remarkable style, signature characteristics of the Ailey tradition, continue to dazzle audiences around the globe. The Company’s annual visit to Memorial Hall has become an essential part of the Carolina Performing Arts season and a time-honored Chapel Hill tradition.

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As you review the performances in our 2013-14 season, here are a few of the genre connections and thematic currents we’ve created for you to explore. There are endless possibilities as you embark on your journey. Select a grouping we’ve created, or feel free to pick and choose as you like. Either way – you’ll enjoy the benefits of being a Carolina Performing Arts Subscriber.

Great Orchestras of the World • Handel’s Theodora – The English Concert with Harry Bicket, conductor • Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell, violin • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Recitals, Classically • András Schiff, piano – Goldberg Variations • Lang Lang, piano • Brooklyn Rider, with special guest Dawn Upshaw, soprano

American Roots • World Blues – featuring Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela and Fredericks Brown featuring Deva Mahal • Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue • Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Dance = Freedom of Movement • L-E-V with Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar – House • Compagnie Käfig • Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan – Songs of the Wanderers

Jazz Masters • Jazz for the Holidays - NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra with special guest René Marie • Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese - The Spring Quartet • Wayne Shorter Quartet (UNC Jazz Festival)

Global Connections • The Manganiyar Seduction • ChocQuibTown • One Night in Bamako – Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba and Fatoumata Diawara

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thrives because of you. Night after night, Memorial Hall is alive with the best music, dance and theater. Night after night, our donors make it all possible. Do you enjoy the quality of performances at Memorial Hall? Friends of Carolina Performing Arts provide the support needed to bring inspiring artists like Lang Lang and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to our stage each year. Ticket sales cover only 40 percent of the artistic and production costs of our season.

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$10

Student Tickets

Your gift also helps thousands of UNC students share in these unforgettable performances through our $10 student ticket program. With your support, we provide more than 13,000 student tickets each season. We believe that the performing arts should be an important part of every UNC student’s education. Become a Friend of Carolina Performing Arts and help keep Chapel Hill a world-class arts destination and a place where all UNC students – no matter what their financial resources – can experience the power of live performance. 36

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Friends of Carolina Performing Arts

Benefits include advance ticket purchase and free reserved parking for members beginning at the Silver level. Friend ($75) †

• Website recognition in our annual listing of donors • Electronic subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year) • Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon Contribution fully deductible

† Enrolled UNC-Chapel Hill students may join at a discounted rate of $35

Patron ($125)

All benefits listed above, plus: • Priority purchasing period for season subscriptions and single tickets in advance of general public • Invitation to selected post-performance receptions • Printed recognition in program books • Print subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year) Contribution fully deductible

Bronze ($500)

All benefits listed above, plus: • Backstage tour of Memorial Hall • Open house event with programming director Marnie Karmelita • Invitations to open rehearsals Contribution fully deductible

Silver ($1,000+)

All benefits listed above, plus: • Ability to purchase season subscriptions and single tickets beginning the day the new season is announced, in advance of other subscribers and the general public • Complimentary parking at the Morehead Planetarium lot on Franklin Street • Invitation to the season preview reception (find out about the upcoming season before anyone else!) Non-deductible amount of contribution: $144

Gold ($2,500+)

All benefits listed above, plus: • Complimentary parking in Bynum-Steele lots on Cameron Avenue, close to Memorial Hall • Complimentary intermission receptions in the Pamela Heavner Gallery Non-deductible amount of contribution: $784

Platinum ($5,000+)

All benefits listed above, plus: • Opportunity to name a seat in Memorial Hall • Invitation to exclusive events with artists • Access to Pamela Heavner Gallery for your own private event • Access to Gerrard Hall for your own private event Non-deductible amount of contribution: $784

For more information, visit carolinaperformingarts.org/support

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David Lowry Swain Society ($10,000+) If you are considering a gift of $10,000 or more, please contact the CPA Development Office at 919-843-3307 for additional information about becoming a Society member.

Benefits are valid for a full year beginning with the date of the gift.

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connect

World-class performances deserve world-class connections. You already know that Carolina Performing Arts brings world-class performances to Memorial Hall. But did you know that we are seeking ways to connect you with the artists beyond the stage? These events include intimate conversations with renowned artists, masterclasses with the best performers in the world, exclusive demonstrations and film screenings that add valuable insight to a mainstage performance.

Program Notes LIVE

FREE and open to the public, these intimate, inspirational conversations with artists and scholars provide a deeper look into the creation, history and meaning of the works presented on the Memorial Hall stage. Pre-Performance Discussions These half-hour discussions with guest artists, UNC faculty and local experts offer an in-depth look into the evening’s performance. They’re designed to bolster your understanding of the artist’s work.

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Post-Performance Talk-Backs Following select performances, artists return to the stage to take questions from the audience and provide viewpoints that further define the work just performed. These programs offer a true “backstage” glimpse. Other Events Taking place independently of the performance, events include everything from film screenings to public lectures by visiting artists and scholars. These exclusive opportunities offer the audience a chance to interact with renowned artists, gain a new layer of depth into the performance, and hear personal anecdotes about the creative process. Stay Tuned To sign up for announcements about Program Notes LIVE, email us at cpa_email@unc.edu or visit carolinaperformingarts.org/free-events for general updates.


Masterclasses

Our series of music and dance masterclasses highlights the diverse styles of our visiting artists. Unique classes provide rare opportunities for UNC students and community members of all levels to work closely with artists who perform on the Memorial Hall stage. To receive announcements about upcoming classes, send an email to masterclass@unc.edu.

Classroom Visits

When made a core component of a student’s education, the arts become a catalyst for life beyond the University walls. To this end, we often invite our artists to visit classes on campus during their visits to Chapel Hill. Through our new Arts@TheCore initiative, we seek to transform possibilities for both the performing arts and higher education by inviting professors of all disciplines and departments to incorporate Carolina Performing Arts performances and artist visits into their curriculum. To learn more, visit carolinaperformingarts.org/artsatthecore.

Student Tickets

It has been our longstanding mission to make the arts accessible to students. For just $10, a student can experience performances by a world-class artist from any corner of the globe. The impact of the arts on a student’s education is immeasurable.

These experiences are not possible without the generosity of our donors, sponsors and campus partners.

To find out how you can help support these programs, visit carolinaperformingarts.org/support or see pages 36-37 in this brochure.

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“Lastly, my advice to people with years left: Use all the free and cheap stuff. Gym membership. Libraries. $10 @UNCPerformArts tickets.” – Andy Thompson (on Twitter)

“What a gift Carolina Performing Arts has given UNC through Arts@theCore.” – Mimi Chapman, Associate Professor, School of Social Work “I had never incorporated performances of music and dance into my courses until this semester, and I’ve found it to be exhilarating, as have my students. “ – Diane Leonard, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

“Reading modernist texts and avant-garde manifestos, and discussing them in class, pretty cool. Attending modernist and avant-garde performances in Memorial Hall, transformative.” – John McGowan, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of the Institute for the Arts & Humanities

“As a senior, I’m just so thankful to have these great, amazing performances to go to. I almost cried thinking about how much I’ll miss $10 access to some of the world’s best performers!” – UNC Undergraduate Student “In class, we can read and talk about the performing arts, but nothing substitutes for experiencing it live.” – Jan Bardsley, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Asian Studies

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“When I incorporate the performing arts into my teaching, it transforms the classroom into a community.” – Aaron Shackleford, Arts@TheCore Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow


February 15, 2014 UNC’s Memorial Hall TEDxUNC is a student-run event that brings together innovative thinkers from across

the University and larger community to explore ideas for our collective future. Carolina Performing Arts is proud to partner again with TEDxUNC to bring the spirit of TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) and ideas worth spreading to campus. TEDxUNC bridges disciplines, crosses boundaries, and dives into the unknown to reframe both local and global issues. This day-long conference features live speakers and TEDTalks, connecting ideas and critical thinking to spark action and dialogue within the community.

We hope to see you there! The 2014 TEDxUNC Organizing Committee is led by: Cameron Kneib (‘14) | Julia Ramos (‘14) | Chenxi (Chex) Yu (‘14) This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.

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ticket purchasing tips Please read, even if you’ve purchased or subscribed in the past. We’ve worked hard to simplify the ticket-ordering process, but with literally hundreds of combinations, we realize that you may have questions. Please consider these suggestions from our ticketing staff on how to make this process as simple as possible. Review the entire brochure and start developing a list of the events you are interested in seeing. If you prefer events that are thematically linked, or you are interested in specific genres (e.g. Classical Ensembles, Dance, etc.), you’ll be most interested in the groupings listed on pages 7 and 35 to build your perfect package. If you prefer to select your own events, you will probably be most interested in Choose-Your-Own Subscriptions on page 34. When you purchase at least 4 events, you are eligible for 10% savings off the total price and you will receive priority seating over single-ticket buyers. Discounts increase as you purchase more performances. The more you choose - the more you save. Regardless of what you choose, when you become a subscriber you have instant early access to single tickets. Non-subscribers must wait until June 20. Please refer to the Order Form Worksheets on pages 44-46. This will help you compile your selections before you call the Box Office or visit the website to complete your order. Please consult the important dates on page 42 of this brochure before sending in your order.

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ORDER FORM WORKSHEET # ARTIST

DATE,TIME

1 Maceo Parker/George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

Fri, Sep 27, 8pm ____ x 79 69 59 49 69 59 49 39 = $

# of tix

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total

2 Abyssinian - A Gospel Celebration - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Thu, Oct 3, 7:30pm ____ x 119 109 99 89 109 99 89 79 = $ 3 Abyssinian - A Gospel Celebration - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Fri, Oct 4, 8:30pm ____ x 119 109 99 89 109 99 89 79 = $ 4 L-E-V with Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar - House

Tue, Oct 8, 7:30pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

5 L-E-V with Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar - House

Wed, Oct 9, 7:30pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

6 András Schiff, piano – Goldberg Variations

Wed, Oct 23, 7:30pm ____ x 79 69 59 49 69 59 49 39 = $

7 An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt

Sun, Oct 27, 7:30pm ____ x 99 89 79 69 89 79 69 59 = $

8 Chris Thile

Tue, Oct 29, 7:30pm ____ x 79 69 59 49 69 59 49 39 = $

9 The Manganiyar Seduction

Mon, Nov 4, 7:30pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

10 World Blues, featuring Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela, and Fredericks Brown featuring Deva Mahal Tue, Nov 12, 7:30pm ____ x 69 59 49 39 59 49 39 29 = $ 11 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Fri, Nov 15, 8pm ____ x 69 59 49 39 59 49 39 29 = $

12 Club Night with ChocQuibTown

Thu, Nov 21, 9pm ____ x General Admission $20

13 ChocQuibTown

Fri, Nov 22, 8pm ____ x 59 49 39 29 49 39 29 - = $

14 The Nutcracker - Carolina Ballet

Sat, Dec 7, 2pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

15 The Nutcracker - Carolina Ballet

Sat, Dec 7, 8pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

16 The Nutcracker - Carolina Ballet

Sun, Dec 8, 2pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

17 Jazz for the Holidays - NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra with special guest René Marie

Mon, Dec 9, 7:30pm ____ x 59 49 39 29 49 39 29 19 = $

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Build a Package and Save. The more you choose – The more you save. # ARTIST

DATE,TIME

18 Handel’s Theodora – The English Concert with Harry Bicket, conductor

Thu, Jan 30, 7:30pm ____ x 69 59 49 39 59 49 39 29 = $

19 Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese

Fri, Jan 31, 8pm ____ x 69 59 49 39 59 49 39 29 = $

20 Lang Lang, piano

Tue, Feb 11, 7:30pm ____ x 129 119 109 99 119 109 99 89

21 One Night in Bamako - Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba and Fatoumata Diawara

Fri, Feb 14, 8pm ____ x 59 49 39 29 49 39 29 19 = $

22 Wayne Shorter Quartet

Fri, Feb 21, 8pm ____ x 69 59 49 39 59 49 39 29 = $

23 Compagnie Käfig

Tue, Feb 25, 7:30pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

24 Compagnie Käfig

Wed, Feb 26, 7:30pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

25 STREB - FORCES!

Tue, Mar 18 7:30pm ____ x 59 49 39 29 49 39 29 19 = $

26 STREB - FORCES!

Wed, Mar 19, 7:30pm ____ x 59 49 39 29 49 39 29 19 = $

27 Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Tue, Mar 25, 7:30pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

28 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell, violin

Fri, Mar 28, 8pm ____ x 99 89 79 69 89 79 69 59 = $

29 Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan - Songs of the Wanderers

Wed, Apr 2, 7:30pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

30 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Thu, Apr 3, 7:30pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

31 Brooklyn Rider with special guest Dawn Upshaw, soprano

Sun, Apr 6, 7:30pm ____ x

32 Wendy Whelan - Restless Creature

Fri, Apr 11, 8pm ____ x 49 39 29 19 39 29 19 - = $

33 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Tue, Apr 22, 7:30pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

34 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Wed, Apr 23, 7:30pm ____ x 89 79 69 59 79 69 59 49 = $

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Build a Package Savings (from Step 2) Enter discount % from “Build a Package” chart. Available only with the purchase of 4+ individual performances.

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UNC Faculty & Staff Savings

Save 15% when selecting 5 or fewer performances. If you select 6+, use the “Build a Package” discount. Discounts cannot be combined.

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Important Information Please Be Sure Your Email Address is on File

CPA sends important performance-related information via email. Don’t miss important updates and possible time/ program changes. Simply call the Box Office at 919-843-3333 or send an email to cpa_emails@unc.edu.

Ticket Exchanges

Subscribers may exchange tickets free-of-charge up to 48 hours before the performance. Please notify the Box Office at least 48 hours prior to the performance. You may call 919-843-3333 or email CPAtixquestions@unc.edu. The value of the ticket(s) may be applied to the purchase of another performance or will be held as a CPA credit until the end of the 13/14 season. Credit must be redeemed by April 23, 2014. Non-subscribers may exchange single tickets for a $10 fee.

Ticket Donations/Unused Tickets

Unused tickets may be donated to CPA for a tax-deductible contribution until the published start time of the performance. Unused tickets that are returned after the performance are not eligible for a CPA credit or tax-deductible contribution.

Refunds

Due to the nature of performing arts, programs and artists are subject to change. If an artist cancels an appearance, CPA will make every effort to substitute that performance with a comparable artist. Refunds will be offered only if a substitute cannot be found, or in the event of a date change. Handling fees are not refundable. CPA will not cancel performances or refund tickets because of inclement weather unless the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill officially closes.

Lost or Misplaced Tickets

Call the Memorial Hall Box Office at 919-843-3333 to have duplicate tickets waiting for you at the Will-Call Window at the Box Office. Duplicate tickets cannot be mailed.

Ticket Pricing

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Important Information UNC Faculty & Staff Discounts & Early Purchase Option

Several discount options are available to UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff (active and retired). Save up to 35% off the general public ticket prices when purchasing one of our “Build Your Own” packages. Single tickets are discounted 15%. Faculty and staff may order through the website or direct from the Memorial Hall Box Office on June 12, 2013 - 8 days prior to the general public on sale date. Please note: A valid UNC OneCard must be presented at the time of purchase to receive these discounts.

UNC Student Tickets are just $10!

UNC-Chapel Hill student tickets to Carolina Performing Arts performances are just $10. A portion of UNC student fees supports this ticket price, so it is offered exclusively to Carolina students. A valid UNC OneCard must be presented to receive the student ticket price. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Seating is limited.

Group Tickets

Groups of ten people or more receive 10% off the general public ticket price. All group tickets must be purchased together and in advance by calling the box office at 919-843-3333 or by sending your request to CPAGroupSales@unc.edu.

Special Needs and Seating Requests

Please indicate any special needs or requests when you place your order. Accessible seating is available. Memorial Hall is equipped with infrared listening systems provided free of charge. We have a limited supply of headsets that should be reserved in advance. Accessible parking is also available. A fee for parking may apply.

Start Time and Latecomers

CPA makes every effort to begin concerts at the published start time. Latecomers will be asked to wait in the lobby and will be seated by ushers at a predetermined time in the program. The late seating break is determined by the artists and will generally occur during a suitable break in the program, designed to cause the least disruption to other patrons and the artists on stage. Please allow extra time to park and find your seats.

Children at Performances

All persons regardless of age must have a ticket for ticketed events. With the exception of The Nutcracker, children under the age of 5 will not be admitted to performances at Carolina Performing Arts. If you are unsure whether a performance is appropriate for your child, please consult our Box Office representatives at 919-843-3333. 50

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For detailed seat numbers, locations or to see the stage from any seat in Memorial Hall, visit the seating chart on our website at www.carolinaperformingarts.org.

For the Andrås Schiff and Lang Lang piano recitals – please refer to the Carolina Performing Arts website to view the piano recital seating chart.


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