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Russian String Orchestra

Classical

They return with a new name, under the baton of their celebrated founder, Misha Rachlevsky. Founded in 1991, the orchestra features some of Russia’s finest young players and is renowned for their warmth and high energy, creating concerts described as “addictive.” “From work to work, Rachlevsky drew from his players gleaming tone quality, finely nuanced timbres, carefully shaded textures and focused ensemble coordination…” (Washington Post). The orchestra’s 30+ recordings have received widespread acclaim, such as the Diapason d’Or award in France, Critics Choice in London’s Gramophone, and the Critics Choice in The New York Times.

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• Tue 11/13/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Diane Schuur: I Remember You

Jazz

With a distinguished career that spans three decades, including two Grammy awards and three additional nominations, Schuur's music has explored every corner of the 20th Century musical landscape. Her collaborations include the Count Basie Orchestra, Barry Manilow, B.B. King, Ray Charles, and Jose Feliciano, and countless others. These collaborations have resulted in numerous #1 Billboard Chart recordings, including Pure Schuur and Heart to Heart with B.B. King. Diane has appeared on PBS and many other television specials, performed at the White House...as well as a very special visit to the beloved TV show, Sesame Street.

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• Wed 11/14/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: Peter Pan

Musical, Children's Theatre

Broadway's timeless classic musical whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up. Based on J.M. Barrie's classic tale, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and has delighted audiences for 60 years.

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• Fri 11/16/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 11/17/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

William Shakespeare's Macbeth

Shakespeare, Play

The Falcon’s Eye opens its twelfth season with William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Driven to bloody deeds by their lust for power, Macbeth and his Lady fight to hold on to their sanity and to each other by any means necessary. Shakespeare’s tragedy is an unrelenting examination of the dark side of humanity. Advisory: This production contains mature content and simulated violence. May not be suitable for children age 13 or younger.

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• Thu 11/15/18 - Sat 11/17/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sun 11/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: Peter Pan

Musical, Children's Theatre

Broadway's timeless classic musical whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up. Based on J.M. Barrie's classic tale, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and has delighted audiences for 60 years.

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• Sun 11/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Children's Theatre, Musical, Holiday

The beloved TV classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. See all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and Rudolph come to life. The adventure teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. This wonderful holiday tradition speaks to the misfit in all of us.

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• Mon 11/19/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Tue 11/20/18 - Wed 11/21/18 at 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Fri 11/23/18 at 11:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Steelin' Dan: A Tribute to the Music of Steely Dan

Rock, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Ron Hall first came up with the idea of forming a Steely Dan tribute band in July 2003. The goal was to form a group of musicians who would be capable of recreating the timeless music of Steely Dan LIVE on-stage, and do so in a way that would be authentic and powerful.

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• Sat 11/24/18 at 8:00 PM - 9:20 PM

50th Anniversary: The Beatles' White Album

Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Rock, Pop

"We'd love to turn you on..." A 40-piece orchestra featuring all-star area players, along with popular local singers/musicians and top students from The Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy (SPMA) will liberate the Beatles’ White Album from wax, and perform the album in its entirety.

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• Sun 11/25/18 at 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Evening with Bruce Hornsby

Blues, Jazz, Rock, Pop

Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His commercial stock soared early on, when “The Way It Is” – the title track of his 1986 debut album – became one of the most popular songs on American radio. Despite his early mainstream successes, Hornsby has pursued a more personal, idiosyncratic musical path, focusing on projects that sparked his creative interest, including collaborations with the Grateful Dead, Spike Lee, Ricky Skaggs, Don Henley, Ornette Coleman, Bob Dylan, Bela Fleck, Justin Vernon, Bonnie Raitt, Pat Metheny, and Robbie Robertson. Hornsby’s performance will offer a glimpse of a restless spirit who continues to push forward into exciting new musical terrain. Hornsby arrives at the Harris Center for an intimate solo performance.

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• Mon 11/26/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Django Festival All-Stars

Jazz, Swing, Folk

“On this stage, you see… five gypsies!” Carrying forward the “Hot Jazz” legacy of the great Django Reinhardt, this internationally renowned group features one of Europe’s greatest musical families, guitarist/violinist Dorado Schmitt and his sons Samson and Amati. Joined by virtuoso violinist Pierre Blanchard and accordionist extraordinaire Ludovic Beier, who “played as great a solo on his accordian as Toots Thielemans at his zenith " (Downbeat), don’t miss what will certainly be "the greatest jazz show in town" (Wall Street Journal).

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• Wed 11/28/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The TenTenors: Home for the Holidays

A cappella, Opera, Pop

Self-described as “a group of down-to-earth Aussie blokes”— and known the world over for their unmistakable charm, camaraderie and vocal power —The TEN return for a one-of-a-kind holiday show. “Just wait until you hear what ten tenors can do…their unique mix of the traditional and unconventional offers a fresh and highly-original take on the staid traditions of opera” (New York Times). Having performed alongside Andrea Bocelli, André Rieu, John Travolta, Nicole Kidman, Geoffrey Rush, Rod Stewart, Alanis Morissette, Willie Nelson and Christina Aguilera, an evening with The TEN Tenors “generates pure electricity and undeniable drama" (Los Angeles Times).

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• Thu 11/29/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:20 PM7:30 PM9:50 PM

Sacramento Baroque Soloists: Christmas Concertos by Candlelight

Chamber Music, Classical, Orchestral

Sacramento Baroque Soloists explore the splendor and beauty of Baroque Christmas Concertos in this musical feast of works by Corelli, Charpentier, Corrette, Torelli, and Locatelli. Featuring Robin Fisher, soprano.

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• Sat 12/1/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM7:30 PM9:15 PM

Voices of California: Merry & Bright!

A cappella, Choral

An annual highlight! Join the Voices of California and other top local performing groups for an afternoon of top notch harmony that is a great way to kickoff your holiday season!

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• Sat 12/1/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:10 PM

An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas

Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, R&B/Soul, Jazz, Holiday Music

Chicago sensation Evan Tyrone Martin (Jesus Christ Superstar, Side Show, Oklahoma) warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole. Chicago Tribune calls the Award-nominated Martin "Destined for Stardom: One of the Hot New Faces of Chicago Theatre," and BCR News praises, "Martin's vocal ease would have done Nat King Cole proud." Martin intimately relates Cole’s personal journey, while presenting a festive cocktail of hits including "L-O-V-E," "Mona Lisa," "The Christmas Song," and "All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth." Presented by Artists Lounge Live.

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• Sun 12/2/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sacramento Baroque Soloists: Christmas Concertos by Candlelight

Chamber Music, Classical, Orchestral

Sacramento Baroque Soloists explore the splendor and beauty of Baroque Christmas Concertos in this musical feast of works by Corelli, Charpentier, Corrette, Torelli, and Locatelli. Featuring Robin Fisher, soprano.

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• Sun 12/2/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Holiday Spirit

Classical, Orchestral

Your favorite holiday music and singalong. Warm your heart with Sleigh Ride, March of the Toys, O Holy Night, Carol of the Bells, O Chanukah, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, selections from The Nutcracker and many other treats. Guest artist: Doug LaBrecque, tenor.

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• Sat 12/1/18 - Sun 12/2/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Placer Pops Chorale: Holiday Pops

A cappella, Choral, Pop, Holiday Music

We invite you to celebrate this joyous season with us, as we present a heartfelt pageant of sights and sounds that is at once uplifting and memorable. Come hear the beautiful voices of the Placer Pops Chorale members raised in song, accompanied by our wonderful instrumentalists and special guests.

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• Sat 12/8/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM7:30 PM10:15 PM

Jake Shimabukuro

Jazz,World,Rock,Classical,Chamber Music

Jake Shimabukuro, the undisputed master of Hawaii's most classic instrument, the ukulele, is on his way to becoming a household name with over 20 million performance views on YouTube. The ukulele virtuoso, featured in the documentary film "Mighty Uke," is also a studio and touring favorite of the likes of Ziggy Marley, Bela Fleck and Jimmy Buffett. His repertoire runs from The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (penned by ukelele aficionado George Harrison) to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" to Schubert's "Ave Maria" to Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah."

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• Sun 12/9/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Nutcracker

Classical Dance

Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on an enchanted journey through the Land of Snow and Kingdom of the Sweets in this timeless holiday classic . Infusing fantasy with comedic choreography and stunning costumes, Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre transforms this wonderful story ballet into a feast for the eyes. Audiences young and old will be swept away as they enjoy this wonderful holiday tradition.

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• Thu 12/13/18 - Fri 12/14/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cantare Chorale of the Sierra Foothills: Christmas Radio

A cappella, Choral, Classical, Pop, Holiday Music

A 90-minute choral concert featuring our favorite Christmas selections, from classics to pops--songs you love to hear in 4-6-8-part harmonies. Cantare Chorale of the Sierra Foothills was founded in 1992 to bring the joy of choral music to the citizens of El Dorado County and beyond. The singers, with varied backgrounds, have been fulfilling this mission for more than 25 years and continue to expand their sphere of influence. Under the direction of Mariia Pechenova they create an impressive sound and inspire their audience.

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• Fri 12/14/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
• Sun 12/16/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Nutcracker

Classical Dance

Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on an enchanted journey through the Land of Snow and Kingdom of the Sweets in this timeless holiday classic . Infusing fantasy with comedic choreography and stunning costumes, Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre transforms this wonderful story ballet into a feast for the eyes. Audiences young and old will be swept away as they enjoy this wonderful holiday tradition.

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• Sat 12/15/18 - Sun 12/16/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM5:00 PM7:00 PM

Big Band Christmas

Jazz, Swing

Join us for a cavalcade of holiday hits from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s featuring the music of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, and the Andrews Sisters. Gary Vecchiarelli Productions of Las Vegas presents 17 musicians on stage playing the most popular music from the Big Band era. Special guests The Satin Dollz.

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• Wed 12/19/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:00 PM9:30 PM

A Master Singers Christmas

Choral, Classical

The Sacramento Master Singers, this region’s most accomplished choral chamber ensemble, presents "A Master Singers Christmas". Conductor Ralph Hughes has searched the globe for traditional carols and newly-minted holiday songs to share with the choir’s devoted audiences. The opening candlelight processional will feature Eric Whitacre’s mesmerizing “Lux Arumque,” celebrating its 15th anniversary. The program will also include the delightful “Winter Songs” by Ola Gjeilo and the comforting “How Still He Rests” by Brent Pierce. Join us for a magical, uplifting celebration of the season.

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• Thu 12/20/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento: Posada Navideña

Country/Folk, World Dance, Holiday

Come spend a Christmas in Mexico, let the talented dancers and musicians of Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento bring all the fun, magic and lively colors of a traditional Mexican holiday fiesta directly to you! Posada Navideña features the 25 dancers, musicians and performers of premier Mexican folk dance company Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento, who'll whisk you and your entire family on a song-and-dance-filled journey through the diverse regions of Mexico. Experience a traditional Christmas processional (posada), Mexican holiday music (villancicos), a visit from the Three Wise Men, a festive piñata scene and plenty of Ballet Folklórico’s legendary choreography. A perfect opportunity for the entire family to come together and start a fun new holiday tradition together.

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• Fri 12/21/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

An Irish Christmas

Country/Folk,World Dance,Irish/Celtic,Holiday

Superb dancing, singing and authentic Irish traditional music celebrate the international spirit of the holiday season. An Irish Christmas features an award-winning cast led by World Champion Dancers Scott Doherty (Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Rockin’ Road to Dublin) Tyler Schwartz (Magic of the Dance, Gaelforce Dance, Celtic Fyre), Connor Reider and Emily MacConnell.

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• Sat 12/22/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:20 PM7:00 PM9:20 PM

Drumline Live! Holiday Spectacular

Americana/Roots, Holiday Music, R&B/Soul

Bringing their energetic style of holiday joy to Folsom on the night before Christmas, Drumline Live returns to Stage One. Combining Gospel, Jazz, Soul, Motown rhythms, and The Nutcracker Suite to the driving force of a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching band, over 30 talented musicians and dazzling vocalists employ energetic choreography, spectacular lighting, and beautiful holiday costumes to create a holiday extravaganza like no other. Direct from the extraordinary musical team behind the hit movie, Drumline.

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• Mon 12/24/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM8:00 PM10:00 PM

Robert Dubac's The Book of Moron

Comedy,Solo Performance

Riding shotgun with intelligence and absurdity, comic Robert Dubac's latest show crashes head first into the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media. It may be offensive to some but there’s laughter for all.

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• Fri 1/4/19 at 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Christopher Cross

Rock, Pop

Cross is one of the most successful adult contemporary artists of all time. He’s known for his incredible vocal range and energetic live performances. With hits such as “Sailing”, “Arthur’s Theme”, “Ride Like The Wind” and “Never Be The Same” - he’s sold millions of records globally, has also enjoyed great success on the Billboard charts. Christopher is a 5X Grammy winner, Academy Award and Golden Globe recipient.

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• Sat 1/5/19 at 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

VITA Academy Chamber Music Series: Rising Stars of Chamber Music

Chamber Music, Classical

Susan Lamb Cook gathers together musicians from around the country to present exciting and engaging performances of some of the greatest chamber music ever written. The Great Composers Chamber Music Series presents “Rising Stars of Chamber Music,” young emerging artists performing chamber music classics.

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• Sun 1/6/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel

Classical, Art Talk

Keyboard Conversations® are concerts with lively commentary. Prior to performing each work, internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel briefly, and in non-technical language, engagingly speaks about the music. These programs enrich the listening experience for the avid music lover as well as provide an inviting, entertaining, instantly accessible introduction to great music for the novice. The boisterous Rage Over a Lost Penny, the exhilarating Polonaise, the intimate Bagatelles, the "Theresa Sonata" (who was she?), and the "Farewell Sonata" (who was leaving , and why was Beethoven deeply affected?)

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• Fri 1/11/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Magpie Salute

Alternative, Rock, Blues

The Magpie Salute is formed in 2018 with musicians who have played together for decades throughout various projects and share a musical bond. The band brings Rich Robinson, the guitarist and co-founding member of The Black Crowes, together with two key members of Crowes fame -- guitarist Marc Ford and bassist Sven Pipien -- alongside drummer Joe Magistro, keyboardist Matt Slocum and lead singer John Hogg(Hookah Brown, Moke).

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• Sat 1/12/19 at 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Branford Marsalis

Jazz

The oldest son from the First Family of jazz, Branford Marsalis has stayed the course, refining and expanding both his talents and horizons. While classical music is a growing portion of his universe, he has toured with Sting, collaborated with the Grateful Dead and Bruce Hornsby, served as Musical Director of The Tonight Show and hosted NPR's Jazz Set. He returns to Stage One with his jazz quartet, featuring saxophonist Marsalis with pianist Joey Calderazzo; bassist Eric Revis; and drummer Justin Faulkner.

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• Sun 1/13/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Danny Carmo's Mathematical Mysteries

Magic, Children, Education

In this spectacular show the Northern Irishman Danny Carmo combines math, theater and digital technology in an interactive performance that proves learning math can be fun.

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• Sun 1/13/19 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Paris Combo

World, Jazz, Pop, Swing

Two decades spent crisscrossing the globe — playing to enthusiastic audiences from Sydney to San Francisco and Berlin to Beijing — have enabled France’s Paris Combo to create a unique, cosmopolitan sound, a fun-loving mix of swinging gypsy jazz, cabaret, French pop and Latino and Middle Eastern rhythms. Fronted by the charismatic vocals of Belle du Berry whose “onstage demeanor is so expressive that communication is never an issue… Part gamine charm, part playful seduction, her delivery fuses theatrical instincts with jazz inflected phrasing that accentuates the band’s irresistible rhythmic and melodic hooks” (The Age, Melbourne 2017).

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• Sun 1/13/19 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Ordinarius

A cappella, World

The award-winning Brazilian vocal group Ordinarius comes to the Harris Center as part of their first U.S. tour. Comprising six singers and a percussionist, they mix vibrant harmonies and tropical rhythms to breath new life into Brazil's most beloved songs, from traditional choros to the music of Carmen Miranda.

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• Wed 1/16/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Mark Hummel's 2019 Southern Harp Blowout

Blues, Americana/Roots

Grammy Nominee Mark Hummel returns and, as always, his guests are stellar: Bobby Rush is a 2017 Grammy winner, Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, 10 Ten Blues Music Award Winner, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and Rolling Stone "King of the Chitlin’ Circuit” winner. Kenny Neal is a second-generation southern Louisiana bluesman, 2017 Grammy-nominee and winner of two Blues Music Awards for his Bloodline CD. And Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone studied harmonica with Junior Wells and James Cotton; his former band Jumpin Johnny’s Blues Party was the foundation of the New Orleans-based The Iguanas. With blues supergroup Golden State/Lone Star Blues Revue.

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• Thu 1/17/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Wizard of Oz (National Tour)

Musical, Play

There is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful "Wizard of Oz" twists its way to California's Central Valley. This lavish production featuresg breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs.

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• Fri 1/18/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 1/19/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM
• Sun 1/20/19 at 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM6:30 PM9:00 PM

Jersey Boys (National Tour)

Musical, Play

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard...and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that's just too good to be true. Featuring the legendary Top Ten hits "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like A Man," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," and "December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)."

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• Tue 1/22/19 - Thu 1/24/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 1/25/19 - Sat 1/26/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM

Sacramento Baroque Soloists: Voice of the Cello

Classical, Chamber Music

Dark, rich, and sonorous, and also bright, sweet, and expressive, the cello is the most versatile of instruments. In this perennial favorite concert, Sacramento Baroque Soloists' cellists Michael Lawson and John Lutterman perform a selection of Baroque Cello Sonatas, accompanied by a continuo section of harpsichord, organ, and guitar.

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• Sat 1/26/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
• Sun 1/27/19 at 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Tapestry: Tribute to Carole King

Pop, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Carole King is without question the most successful and revered female singer-songwriter in pop music history. Tapestry: Tribute to Carole King, starring Jeannie Austin on piano and vocals with her back-up singers and band, faithfully recreates the glorious sound of a Carole King concert, leaving you with memories of the great music she wrote and recorded, including "You’ve Got a Friend," "Take Good Care of My Baby," "The Loco-Motion," "Natural Woman," "It’s Too Late," "So Far Away," "Pleasant Valley Sunday," "One Fine Day," "Beautiful," and "I Feel the Earth Move."

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• Sun 1/27/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Kalani Pe'a

Americana/Roots, World

Winner of a 2017 Grammy Award for his debut CD, “his voice…his passion for music… will take you to the heavens” (Darlene Ahuna). He was diagnosed with a speech impediment at age four; his mother introduced him to singing to help him with words. He’s come a long way: in 2017, following his first Na Hoku Award, he was honored by the Hawai‘i State House of Representatives as a “torchbearer [recognized] for his accomplishments and continued work on behalf of Native Hawaiians.”

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• Wed 1/30/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Anne Frank: Words From the Shadows

Dance Play, Drama

Created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank’s deportation, this moving production begins after the liberation of Auschwitz. Anne’s father, the only survivor of the Frank family, returns to the Secret Annex where he receives his daughter’s diary from Miep Gies. While reading it, he discovers aspects of her personality that he did not expect. A work of extraordinary beauty and grace at the hands of the ImPerfect Dancers Company, an eight-member contemporary dance troupe celebrating its 10th Anniversary.

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• Thu 1/31/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tracy Byrd

Country

He’s limited his touring schedule in recent years to raise a family, but Tracy Byrd is back on the road, celebrating 25 years since his first #1 single “Holdin’ Heaven.” The Harris Center welcomes Tracy and his own special brand of classic country to Folsom. He’s known as a nice guy — “people should know he's one of the good ones” (Tulsa World) — and his long list of hits speak for themselves: “Watermelon Crawl,” “The Keeper of the Stars” (winner of the Country Music Association Song of the Year), “Big Love,” and all the rest.

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• Tue 2/5/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Russian National Ballet Theatre: Cinderella

Classical Dance

In the grand tradition of Russian ballet, these graceful dancers from Moscow perform one of the most exquisite fairy tale ballets of all time. Cinderella is the iconic tale of the virtuous servant girl who, with the help of her fairy godmother, is magically transformed, attends the royal ball, and captures the heart of the prince. This ballet masterpiece is filled with sumptuous costumes, lush scenery, comical stepsisters and a malevolent stepmother. Featuring an exuberant score by Prokofiev, it is easy to see why ballet enthusiasts have loved this ballet for generations.

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• Wed 2/6/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Russian National Ballet Theatre: Gala Program

Classical Dance

On Thursday the company performs a Gala Program, with excerpts from the world’s greatest ballets with music by Tchaikovsky, Saint-Säens, Prokofiev, and more. Under the artistic direction of Elena Radchenko, a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet, RNBT was founded during Perestroika, when many principal dancers from the great ballet companies migrated to RNBT to tour the world and uphold the grand tradition of the major Russian ballet works.

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• Thu 2/7/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Keith Lowell Jensen: Not For Rehire

Stand Up Comedy

Not for Rehire is Keith Lowell Jensen's latest hour of comedic storytelling. While presenting what could definitely be described as a one man show, the comedian keeps within the timing and patter of stand up, the end result fitting the bill at a comedy club as readily as at a theater. This show at the Harris Center will be taped LIVE and Becky Lynn will be opening the show.

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• Sat 2/9/19 at 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Romantic Tales

Classical, Orchestral

Celebrate Valentine's Day with "Romantic Tales." Program includes Gershwin’s Selections from Porgy and Bess, Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. Guest artist: Tien Hsieh, piano.

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• Sat 2/9/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Murphy's Celtic Legacy

Country/Folk, World Dance, Modern

Featuring dancers and musicians from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular. Created by Chris Hannon, former principal dancer for Lord of the Dance, the choreography combines traditional Irish and Modern dance techniques, along with multimedia elements. The 19 dancers and seven-piece band weave an original tale drawn from Irish folklore — a tale of Kings and Queens, rebels and magic, epic battles between good and evil.

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• Sun 2/10/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Luis Bravo's Cumparsita

Ballroom, World Dance

From Luis Bravo, the Tony-nominated creator of ‘Forever Tango’—“an Argentinian-tasting menu of music, moves, mystery and mucho sensuality” (New York Daily News)— comes this new production. The Argentinean musicians, true masters of the bandoneon, join some of the finest Tango dancers in the world to tell the story of the art of Tango. Born in Buenos Aires in the late 1800’s, it was popularized in the brothels as a dance of loneliness, passion and lust. Now an art form known around the world, few stage it with the theatrical flair of Bravo.

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• Wed 2/13/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Thu 2/14/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM

Kinky Boots (National Tour)

Musical, Comedy

Sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out! With six Tony Awards to its credit (including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography) and songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, the “irresistibly good” (Washington Post) Kinky Boots finds Charlie Price struggling to live up to his father’s expectations. Can the family business — a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton — continue? With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. Inspired by true events, it’s “dazzling and joyous! A reminder that both musicals and shoes can lift you up” (Daily News).

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• Fri 2/15/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 2/16/19 at 20:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM
• Sun 2/17/19 at 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

VITA Academy Chamber Music Series: Yearning for Freedom

Classical, Chamber Music

Susan Lamb Cook gathers together musicians from around the country to present exciting and engaging performances of some of the greatest chamber music ever written. The Great Composers Chamber Music Series, with violinist Chase Spruill, violist Robert Levine, pianist Andrei Baumann, and cellist Susan Lamb Cook, “Yearning for Freedom”, Music by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Babadjanian.

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• Sun 2/17/19 at - 2:00 PM

International Guitar Night

Acoustic, Classical, Swing, Jazz, World, New Age

Each year, Brian Gore assembles a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world — musicians who embody the diversity and virtuosity of the acoustic guitar. And each year, the Harris Center welcomes IGN onto Stage One — it is, by now, a beloved tradition. Guest host Luca Stricagnoli, Italy's explosive contemporary showman, returns by popular demand. He will be joined by two of France's acclaimed young prodigies, Swing guitarist Antoine Boyer and Flamenco guitarist Samuelito, and the ground-breaking Turkish fretless guitarist Cenk Erdogan.

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• Tue 2/19/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Keiko Matsui

R&B/Soul, Jazz, New Age

Japanese keyboardist and composer Keiko Matsui is an icon of contemporary jazz, with more than 1.2 million albums sold in the U.S. alone and sold-out appearances at concert halls across the world. Her elegant melodies and gentle grooves have also won her a diverse and adoring fan base of New Age and jazz fusion enthusiasts.

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• Wed 2/20/19 at 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Evita

Musical

Eva Peron enthralled a nation and enchanted the world. Her story unfolds in “Evita,” the Tony® Award-winning Best Musical. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber capture the rise and fall of one of the world's most glamorous first ladies with a Grammy® Award-winning score, which combines Latin music, pop, jazz and musical theatre styles.

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• Thu 2/21/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 2/22/19 - Sat 2/23/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: Disney's The Little Mermaid

Musical, Children's Theatre

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

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• Fri 3/1/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 3/2/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM
• Sun 3/3/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM6:00 PM8:00 PM

Irish Rovers

Folk, World

For more than four decades, The Irish Rovers have charmed and entertained audiences around the world. Three award-winning TV series, two dozen recordings, and chart topping hits (“The Unicorn,” “Wasn’t That A Party,” “Grandma Got Run-over by a Reindeer” and more). “Their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy among generation after generation of fans” (Belfast Telegraph).

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• Tue 3/5/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Masters of Hawaiian Music

Americana/Roots, World, Acoustic

The masters return, bringing Hawaii's unique folk styles and the delightful experience of ki-ho'alu (slack key guitar) to the mainland. Four-time Grammy-winner and master slack key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. will be joined by multi-instrumentalist Nathan Aweau (a member of such award-winning groups as HAPA and Ka'eo) and slack key guitarist David "Kawika" Kahiapo (winner of two 2015 Na Hoku Awards). Together, they will weave the distinctly Hawaiian style of open tunings, ukulele, and Hawaiian vocals into a performance that will carry you back to the Islands.

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• Wed 3/6/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: Disney's The Little Mermaid

Musical, Children's Theatre

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

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• Thu 3/7/19 - Fri 3/8/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 3/9/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM
• Sun 3/10/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An Evening with Ron Paul

Talks/Lectures, Politics

Dr. Ron Paul ran for president of the U.S. three times – as the Libertarian Party candidate in 1988 and the Republican Party candidate in 2008 and 2012. Serving in Congress during the 1970-80s, he served on the House Banking Committee, where he was an outspoken critic of the Federal Reserve’s inflationary measures. An unwavering advocate of pro-life and pro-family values, he voluntarily relinquished his House seat in 1984 and returned to his medical practice. He returned to Congress in 1997, serving on the House Financial Services and Foreign Affairs Committees. He is the author of several best-selling books, most recently Swords Into Plowshares, a personal reflection on America's history of war, foreign intervention, and prospects for peace.

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• Tue 3/12/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Patrick's Day in Ireland

Country/Folk, World Dance

There’s no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with “a great celebration of Ireland and its rich culture!” (Irish News and Entertainment). Featuring principal dancer Connor Reider, (The Chieftains; Celtic Fyre), members of the Kerry Dance Troupe, the Kerry Voice Squad; three lassies delivering the best of Irish song and Traditional Band with fiddles, uileann pipes, banjo, bodhrán, guitar and flutes, transporting you to the Emerald Isle. You’ll leave the Harris Center with a jig in your step!

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• Sun 3/17/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Monty Python's Spamalot 15th Anniversary World Tour

Comedy, Musical

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Monty Python’s "Spamalot" takes up its search for the Holy Grail in the fall of 2018. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," with a book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy Award-winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez, Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences worldwide are eating up "Spamalot."

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• Thu 3/21/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
• Fri 3/22/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:30 PM9:30 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:30 PM9:30 PM

collectif

Classical, New Age, Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Orchestral

Montreal’s cutting-edge classical string band has been gathering steam since its 2011 debut, attracting diverse audiences in varied spaces. Known for energized, innovative arrangements of classical repertoire, collectif9 employs lights, staging, and amplification to create genre-bending classical performances. Playing short excerpts of works arranged for the group, collectif9 pays close attention to the energy, flow, and variety of each show as a whole, highlighting the use of familiar dance rhythms, developing transitions between pieces, talking to the audience, and using lighting effects to emphasize the character of each piece. Come for a one-of-a-kind experience with classical music! "This, ladies and gentlemen, is where chamber music is going" (Ottawa Chamberfest).

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• Mon 3/25/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations: Fascinatin' Rhythms!

Classical, Special Event

Syncopated Ragtime music of Gershwin and Scott Joplin, dashing polkas, alluring tangos, vibrant marches, and elegant waltzes. Music of Brahms, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky. Keyboard Conversations® are concerts with lively commentary. Prior to performing each work, internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel briefly, and in non-technical language, engagingly speaks about the music. These programs enrich the listening experience for the avid music lover as well as provide an inviting, entertaining, instantly accessible introduction to great music for the novice.

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• Wed 3/27/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Gamelan Sekar Jaya

World

Gamelan Sekar Jaya offers a special program of music and dance from Bali, featuring its 25-member gamelan gong kebyar ensemble composed of gongs, drums, flutes and other bronze instruments.

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• Thu 3/28/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Vicki Lawrence & Mama – A Two Woman Show

Sketch Comedy,Stand Up Comedy,Solo Performance

Veteran comedian Vicki Lawrence unleashes her alter ego, "Mama" in this hilarious "two woman show" guaranteed to amuse and delight. Lawrence is best known for her 11 years on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' where the character of "Mama" was created. Lawrence also scored a pop hit with "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" back in 1974.

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• Sat 3/30/19 at 8:00 PM - 9:45 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Dancin' In Your Seat

Classical, Family/Child, Special Event

The annual family concert has become a hot ticket – educational and downright fun for all ages. This year Maestro Jaffe explores fascinating rhythms in dance-related music. In the lobby after the concert, we hold our instrument "petting zoo," where youngsters can meet some of the musicians and try out their instruments.

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• Sat 3/30/19 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Will Ackerman: The Gathering, 4 Guitars

Rock

The founder of Windham Hill Records and a Grammy Award-winning guitarist, Will Ackerman joins three musicians he has produced over the years for an evening of heartfelt, soulful music: Todd Mosby, an acclaimed guitarist and sole performer of the Imrat Guitar; Trevor Gordon Hall, a kalimbatar/guitarist and acoustic guitar phenom; and acoustic guitar maestro Todd Boston.

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• Sun 3/31/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Music, Classical

The Australian Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1975 in Sydney. Every year, this talented ensemble presents exciting performances of the highest standard to audiences around the world, including over 9000 subscribers across Australia. The ACO’s unique artistic style encompasses not only the masterworks of the classical repertoire, but innovative cross-artform projects and a vigorous commissioning program.

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• Mon 4/1/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bella Gaia

Special Event, World, New Age, Orchestral

Bella Gaia (Beautiful Earth) is an award-winning, immersive, live multimedia performance, of projected NASA visualizations of Earth from Space, with live world music and dance on stage. Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life changing power of seeing the Earth from space, award-winning director, composer, and violinist Kenji Williams, created this multimedia journey of our world in partnership with NASA, combining stunning NASA imagery of the Earth from space, data visualizations, and stirring live performances of music and dance from around the world, threaded by an orbiting flight path from the International Space Station.

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• Wed 4/3/19 at - 7:30 PM

Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion

World, Classical, Folk

A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, Hussain's consistently brilliant and exciting performances have led to historic collaborations with Shakti, which he founded with John McLaughlin and L. Shankar; Planet Drum with Mickey Hart; Sangam with Charles Lloyd and Eric Harland, and recordings and performances with artists as diverse as George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Van Morrison, Mark Morris and Pharoah Sanders.

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• Thu 4/4/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Play

A young women goes to Harvard Law School to win back her boyfriend but, falls in love with another man in the process. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

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• Fri 4/5/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 4/6/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:00 PM10:30 PM
• Sun 4/7/19 at 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

VITA Academy Chamber Music Series: A True Viennese Classic

Chamber Music, Classical

Susan Lamb Cook gathers together musicians from around the country to present exciting and engaging performances of some of the greatest chamber music ever written. The Great Composers Chamber Music Series, with soprano Carrie Hennessey, pianist Gayle Blankenburg, and cellist Susan Lamb Cook, “A True Viennese Classic”, Music by Franz Schubert.

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• Sun 4/7/19 at - 2:00 PM

Susan Stamberg: Considering All Things

Talks/Lectures

The first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, Susan Stamberg has won every major award in broadcasting and has been inducted into both the Broadcasting and Radio Hall(s) of Fame. For the program's first 14 years, Stamberg co-hosted National Public Radio’s "All Things Considered." Still a guest host on NPR, she is well-known for her pleasing contralto voice, her conversational style, intelligence, and knack for finding the interesting story. Her thousands of interviews include conversations with Laura Bush, Rosa Parks, Luciano Pavarotti, Stephen Sondheim and Billy Joel.

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• Tue 4/9/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Guitarist

Acoustic, Classical, World

Rovshan Mamedkuliev has premiered many new works for classical guitar. Rovshan also performs his own arrangements. He has released an arrangement of music by Russian composers – "Masters of Russian Composition: Alexander Borodin and Anatoly Lyadov" – and an arrangement of the music by his native Azerbaijani composer Fikret Amarov – "6 Miniatures."

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• Fri 4/12/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Fantastical

Classical, Orchestral

Program includes Falla’s Spanish Dance No. 1 from La vida breve, Beethoven’s Triple Concert; and Stravinsky’s Petrushka. Guest artists: violinist Nigel Armstrong, cellist James Jaffe and pianist Elizabeth Dorman.

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• Sat 4/13/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Panto Company: Beauty and the Beast

Children's Theatre, Musical, Play

Filled with all of the wonderful ingredients we have come to expect from The Panto Company USA — lots of laughter, stunning costumes, music and plenty of magic—the ensemble comes to the Harris Center for two family-friendly shows this season. In Beauty and the Beast, the beautiful Belle finds herself in a spellbound castle held captive by a beast…does she fall in love with the Beast before the last petal falls? Or will the Beast’s selfishness cost him the world he once knew?

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• Sat 4/13/19 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christiane Noll & Hugh Panaro: Memories Down Broadway Lane

Broadway

Superstar singers regale the audience with the hit tunes from memorable Broadway musicals, such as Chicago, Ragtime, Phantom of the Opera, Annie Get Your Gun, Les Miserables, Funny Girl, West Side Story, and others.

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• Sun 4/14/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:30 PM9:30 PM

Something Rotten! - National Tour

Musical

Welcome to the ‘90s — the 1590s — long before the dawn of premium tickets, star casting and reminders to turn off your cell phones. Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! But amidst the scandalous excitement of Opening Night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self… and all that jazz.

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• Thu 4/18/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 4/19/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM
• Sat 4/20/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: West Side Story

Musical, Play

Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical..

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• Fri 4/26/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 4/27/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Falcon's Eye Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

Play, Comedy/Drama

Alice's story takes a sharp turn as she falls down the rabbit hole into the dark and mysterious Wonderland. The Falcon's Eye Theatre presents Lewis Carroll's fairy tale of the absurd in this exuberant, funny and strikingly pertinent production meant for curious audience members of all ages. The Falcon's Eye Theatre is the production arm of the Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts at Folsom Lake College. The Sacramento News & Review praised last season's production of Marat/Sade for "...an amazingly creative and all-encompassing theatrical experience, enhanced by imaginative sets, costumes and lighting..." In their own words, "we love to create provocative theatre that looks into what it means to be alive and how we manage to live together...to provide you with insightful theatre that brings new perspectives to your life."

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• Fri 4/26/19 - Sat 4/27/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
• Sun 4/28/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: West Side Story

Musical, Play

Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical..

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• Sun 4/28/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM6:00 PM8:00 PM

Danny Glover

Talks/Lectures

Folsom Lake College welcomes actor, producer, and humanitarian Danny Glover to Stage One in a moderated lecture. A commanding presence on screen, stage, and television for more than 25 years, his film credits range from the blockbuster Lethal Weapon franchise to the Oscar-nominated hit Dreamgirls, to smaller independent features — some of which Glover also produced. The son of civil rights activists, he has gained respect and renown for his wide-reaching community activism and philanthropic efforts, and currently serves as UNICEF Ambassador.

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• Mon 4/29/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Anoushka Shankara

Classical, World

A singular figure in Indian classical and world music, Shankara's dynamic, spiritual musicality has garnered six Grammy nominations and now comprises a vital body of work with Sting, M.I.A., Herbie Hancock, Pepe Habichuela, Karsh Kale, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Joshua Bell, and others. The youngest-ever Grammy nominee in the World Music category, she’s “a more understated player than was her father, but she is a remarkable virtuoso and fluent improviser, able to bring a hint of more modern Western elements to her style” (Los Angeles Times).

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• Tue 4/30/19 at - 7:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: West Side Story

Musical, Play

Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical..

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• Fri 5/3/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 5/4/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Falcon's Eye Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

Play, Comedy/Drama

Alice's story takes a sharp turn as she falls down the rabbit hole into the dark and mysterious Wonderland. The Falcon's Eye Theatre presents Lewis Carroll's fairy tale of the absurd in this exuberant, funny and strikingly pertinent production meant for curious audience members of all ages. The Falcon's Eye Theatre is the production arm of the Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts at Folsom Lake College. The Sacramento News & Review praised last season's production of Marat/Sade for "...an amazingly creative and all-encompassing theatrical experience, enhanced by imaginative sets, costumes and lighting..." In their own words, "we love to create provocative theatre that looks into what it means to be alive and how we manage to live together...to provide you with insightful theatre that brings new perspectives to your life."

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• Fri 5/3/19 - Sat 5/4/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
• Sun 5/5/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: West Side Story

Musical, Play

Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical..

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• Sun 5/5/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Menopause The Musical

Musical,Comedy

'Menopause The Musical,' written and produced by Jeanie Linders, is a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." It all starts with four women (a power woman, a soap star, an earth mother and Iowa housewife) at a NYC Bloomingdale's lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, chocolate binges and more.

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• Thu 5/9/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Falcon's Eye Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

Play, Comedy/Drama

Alice's story takes a sharp turn as she falls down the rabbit hole into the dark and mysterious Wonderland. The Falcon's Eye Theatre presents Lewis Carroll's fairy tale of the absurd in this exuberant, funny and strikingly pertinent production meant for curious audience members of all ages. The Falcon's Eye Theatre is the production arm of the Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts at Folsom Lake College. The Sacramento News & Review praised last season's production of Marat/Sade for "...an amazingly creative and all-encompassing theatrical experience, enhanced by imaginative sets, costumes and lighting..." In their own words, "we love to create provocative theatre that looks into what it means to be alive and how we manage to live together...to provide you with insightful theatre that brings new perspectives to your life."

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• Thu 5/9/19 - Sat 5/11/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Asleep at the Wheel

Country, Bluegrass, Americana/Roots

The self-described "Kings of Texas Swing" started out in 1969 with Ray Benson and Lucky Oceans (Reuben Gosfield) in Paw Paw, WV as a tribute to Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. The group has opened for such artists as Alice Cooper and Hot Tuna. But since 1970, they have gone on to earn multiple Grammy Awards and record over 20 studio albums. Of their many singles on the Billboard Country charts, their highest-charting hit and perhaps most beloved tune is 'The Letter That Johnny Walker Read.' Their latest album, "Still the King" was released in March, 2015.

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• Fri 5/10/19 - Sat 5/11/19 at 20:00 PM - 4:15 PM7:00 PM9:15 PM

Falcon's Eye Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

Play, Comedy/Drama

Alice's story takes a sharp turn as she falls down the rabbit hole into the dark and mysterious Wonderland. The Falcon's Eye Theatre presents Lewis Carroll's fairy tale of the absurd in this exuberant, funny and strikingly pertinent production meant for curious audience members of all ages. The Falcon's Eye Theatre is the production arm of the Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts at Folsom Lake College. The Sacramento News & Review praised last season's production of Marat/Sade for "...an amazingly creative and all-encompassing theatrical experience, enhanced by imaginative sets, costumes and lighting..." In their own words, "we love to create provocative theatre that looks into what it means to be alive and how we manage to live together...to provide you with insightful theatre that brings new perspectives to your life."

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• Sun 5/12/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Voices of California: The Best of VoCal

A cappella, Choral, Americana/Roots

Join the Voices of California and our Guest quartets in a celebration of 10 years of outstanding performance in Sacramento. The show will feature the best songs done by VoCal over our first 10 years, and will include the iconic International Champion quartet VoCal.

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• Sat 5/18/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Heroes & Villains

Classical, Orchestral

Would James Bond be as cool without his iconic theme? No way! It’s the exciting film scores that help our favorite screen characters loom larger than life. This blockbuster program showcases a host of heroes and villains, including Superman, Indiana Jones, Goldfinger—even extraplanetary visitors like Darth Vader and ET! Concert goers will be treated to a unique display of James Bond memorabilia. Guest Artist: Glory Parsons, soprano.

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• Sat 6/1/19 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
• Sun 6/2/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles

Rock,Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Rain can perform the full range of the Beatles discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that the Beatles themselves recorded in the studios but never performed for an audience. Rain is a multimedia, multi-dimensional experience...a fusion of historical footage and hilarious television commercials from the 1960s lights up video screens and live cameras zoom in for close-ups.

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• Wed 6/5/19 - Thu 6/6/19 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 6/7/19 - Sat 6/8/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:30 PM10:00 PM
• Sun 6/9/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM7:00 PM9:30 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre High Voltage: The Best of Broadway

Musical

The El Dorado Musical Theatre's High Voltage presents two hours of some of the best from classic and current Broadway musicals. This is the final performance of the Season 8 cast.

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• Thu 6/20/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Classic Nashville Roadshow with Jason Petty & Katie Deal

Americana/Roots, Country

Classic Nashville Roadshow brings you some of the most unforgettable songs in country history just as they ought to be, just as you remember them from the radio! Remember when Johnny fell for June, and Loretta was just a coal miner's daughter? Share an evening with hits such as “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “King of the Road,” “Momma Tried,” “Harper Valley PTA,” and “Crazy.” This full production features a live band, comedy and the stories behind the legendary performers such as Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Tammy Wynette, Hank Williams, and Patsy Cline.

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• Sun 6/23/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:20 PM7:00 PM9:20 PM

Noche Flamenca: Antigona

Dance Play

“This beloved troupe… can rely on its dependably thrilling star, Soledad Barrio …” (New York Times). Noche Flamenca has been hailed by critics everywhere for creating a diverse body of work that expresses the rigorous aesthetic of flamenco while exceeding the highest artistic expectations. Recognized with awards from the National Dance Project, NEA, and most recently an exceptional artist award for Ms. Barrio from Dance Magazine, the company turns their attention to a flamenco interpretation of Sophocles' Antigone—a battle between a disenfranchised woman and the patriarchy of the state.

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• Fri 6/28/19 at - 7:00 PM

El Dorado Musical Theatre: Annie

Comedy, Musical, Children's Theatre

Leapin' Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow."

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• Fri 7/5/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 7/6/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM
• Sun 7/7/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Wed 7/10/19 - Fri 7/12/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Sat 7/13/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM
• Sun 7/14/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM