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The string quartet’s musicians—Karla Donehew-Perez, Jessie Montgomery, Paul Laraia, and Karlos Rodriguez—stand in a loose formation.

Catalyst Quartet


7:30 pm Thursday, September 17, 2015


Schwab Auditorium

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Erion Williams holds his tenor saxophone and gestures to the camera.

The Soul Rebels


4:00 pm Sunday, September 20, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Aparna Ramaswamy cups her hands in the style of a classical Indian dance gesture while wearing a brightly colored traditional clothing.

Ragamala Dance Company
Song of the Jasmine
Ranee Ramaswamy, Aparna Ramaswamy,
and Rudresh Mahanthappa, creators


7:30 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The Cuban pianist, posed in front of a splash-painted artwork, looks to the right.

Alfredo Rodríguez Trio


7:30 pm Thursday, September 24, 2015


Schwab Auditorium

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Brothers and orchestra co-founders Eric and Colin Jacobsen stand close together while Colin plays his violin.

The Knights
Music from the Great War Era


7:30 pm Thursday, October 1, 2015


Schwab Auditorium

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Marsalis, wearing a shirt, vest, and tie, looks into the camera.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
with Wynton Marsalis


7:30 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Will Grove-White and founder Kitty Lux pose with their different-sized ukuleles while sitting in chairs.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain


7:30 pm Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The quartet—violinists Drucker and Setzer, violist Dutton, and cellist Watkins—pose with their instruments in front of a building.

Emerson String Quartet


7:30 pm Thursday, October 15, 2015


Schwab Auditorium

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The “Big Red Dog” dwarfs his friend Emily Elizabeth, who poses shyly.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Live!
A Big Family Musical


2:00 pm Sunday, October 18, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The husband-and-wife musicians hold their banjos upright while they sit closely side by side.

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn


7:30 pm Thursday, October 22, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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taples looks to the right with an open-mouthed smile.

Mavis Staples
and Joan Osborne
Solid Soul


7:30 pm Tuesday, October 27, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


7:30 pm Tuesday, November 3, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


7:30 pm Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


7:30 pm Thursday, November 5, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


7:30 pm Friday, November 6, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


2:00 pm Saturday, November 7, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


7:30 pm Saturday, November 7, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


2:00 pm Sunday, November 8, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS


7:30 pm Sunday, November 8, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A contortionist poses with both hands on the ground in front of her, one leg outstretched behind and the other leg bent up and over to touch her head.

Circa
Opus


7:30 pm Wednesday, November 11, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Sorrell holds up her baton while conducting the orchestra.

Apollo’s Fire
The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra
The Power of Love
Operatic Fireworks from Handel and Vivaldi
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor


7:30 pm Tuesday, November 17, 2015


Schwab Auditorium

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A choirboy, wearing an official choir sailor’s hat, smiles at the camera.

Vienna Boys Choir


7:30 pm Tuesday, December 1, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A musician dressed in a suit sits and plays a composition on the piano.

School of Music Feature
Mosaic


4:00 pm Sunday, December 6, 2015


Eisenhower Auditorium

Mosaic is a presentation of Penn State's School of Music. Contact arts manager Russell Bloom for requests.

A male quintet member stands with arms crossed while a female musician stands, head cocked to the right, with one hand touching her necklace.

Sybarite5


7:30 pm Friday, January 22, 2016


Schwab Auditorium

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A spoken-word artist speaks into the microphone while emphasizing his words with his right fist.

The Mayhem Poets


7:30 pm Thursday, January 28, 2016


Schwab Auditorium

A female dancer dressed in a light, flowy dress outstretches her left leg while standing on her right tiptoes.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago


7:30 pm Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The musician wears oblong-shaped glasses and looks into the camera with a serious expression.

Billy Childs
Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
Featuring Becca Stevens and Alicia Olatuja


7:30 pm Friday, February 5, 2016


Schwab Auditorium

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One female and two male singer stand together wearing formal attire.

VOCES8


7:30 pm Thursday, February 11, 2016


Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT


7:30 pm Saturday, February 13, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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O’Connor, dressed in a flowy-armed gown, blows into her flute while Kay, wearing a dark suit, sits to her right and plays his clarinet.

Windscape
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
Randall Ellis, oboe
Alan R. Kay, clarinet
Frank Morelli, bassoon
David Jolley, horn
A Floating World: Japan and the Impressionists


7:30 pm Thursday, February 18, 2016


Schwab Auditorium

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NETworks presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical.

NETworks presents
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST


7:30 pm Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A woman wearing a brightly colored headscarf and large, round earrings, smiles for the camera.

globalFEST on the Road
Creole Carnival


7:30 pm Thursday, February 25, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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School of Music Feature
Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra


4:00 pm Sunday, February 28, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

This performance is a presentation of Penn State's School of Music. Contact arts manager Russell Bloom for requests.

Karabits, eyes closed and dressed in a dark suit, raises his baton and left hand.

Russian National Orchestra
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist


7:30 pm Thursday, March 3, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Griffin smiles for a close-up photo.

Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, and Anaïs Mitchell


7:30 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Miller, wearing a denim jacket and dark beret, glances sideways into the camera.

Arctic Rhythms
Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)


7:30 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A male dancer holds up a female dancer while she stands and extends her right leg at a 90-degree angle behind her.

Moscow Festival Ballet
The Sleeping Beauty


7:30 pm Thursday, March 31, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A balding, big-eared, larger-than-life puppet depicts the play’s title character.

Dallas Children’s Theater presents
The BFG (Big Friendly Giant)
Adapted for the stage by David Wood
from the novel by Roald Dahl


7:30 pm Friday, April 8, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The #1 longest running American Musical in Broadway history – CHICAGO.

CHICAGO


7:30 pm Monday, April 11, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

Photos are not available at this time. 

The #1 longest running American Musical in Broadway history – CHICAGO.

CHICAGO


7:30 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Schneider rests her chin on her palm and looks into the camera.

Maria Schneider Orchestra


7:30 pm Thursday, April 14, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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An acrobat props herself up in a tangle of curved metal bars.

Compagnia Finzi Pasca
presents La Verità
Written and directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca


7:30 pm Thursday, April 21, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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