2014-15 Performing Arts Series

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The Performing Arts Series carries on the legacy of bringing internationally known performers to campus. Sauder Concert Hall has been the venue of choice for these events. PAS Sauder Concert Hall performers have included Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra featuring Wynton MarsalisTokyo String QuartetChanticleerLadysmith Black MambazoMark O’ConnorCanadian Brass, and Toledo Symphony.

The Performing Arts Series is pleased to offer another extraordinary lineup for the 2013-2014 season. While sharing the common characteristic of virtuosity in their chosen fields, these performers comprise an eclectic series with music from many genres.  As always, the series assures that you can experience an incredible breadth of top quality arts performances right here on the campus of Goshen College!

Performers in the 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series – Core Shows

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

1.  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, October 19, 2014 • 4:00 p.m
Non-package pricing: $5o/$45/$30
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014 

Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is internationally renowned for its fine artistry and distinctive approach to music making, and known to critics and audiences alike for its unsurpassed energy and connection to listeners. By performing without a conductor, it is reinventing the way the world thinks about collaboration and democratic performance. Acclaimed pianist Jonathan Biss will be the featured soloist for this performance.

 

 

Lyle Lovett

2.  Lyle Lovett

Saturday, November 1, 2014 • 7:30 p.m.
Non-package pricing: $65/$60/$45
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

One of America’s most beloved singer/songwriters, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums and 4 Grammy Awards. With his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

 

 

The Peking Acrobats

3.  The Peking Acrobats

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 • 7:30 p.m.
Non-package pricing:  $40/$35/$23
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

An act unlike any other in this series, the Peking Acrobats bring their daring maneuvers, precarious balancing acts, trick-cycling and precision gymnastics to the Sauder stage, accompanied by live traditional Chinese musicians. Known as the “hundred entertainments” during the Han Dynasty, the Peking Acrobats have redefined the art of Chinese acrobatics.

 

 

Turtle Island String Quartet with Nellie McKay

4.  Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 • 7:30 p.m.
Non-package pricing:  $40/$35/$23
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

A singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings, two time Grammy award winning Turtle Island Quartet teams up with Nellie McKay to present a delightful kaleidoscopic of voice and strings, featuring works from its newest album recorded in Sauder Concert Hall. Turtle Island’s famed innovative rhythmic techniques unleash an unprecedented range of possibilities.

 

 

Series: 4 Shows + Green & Gold Option

This year’s regular Series Season Ticket again includes six concerts. Four performances are set for each season ticket, but you choose the additional two performances, one each from two pairs of contrasting shows. Of course, you can add one or both of the remaining shows to your personalized season package, too, for a seven- or eight-concert package if you wish. And new for this year’s series, if you purchase all eight performances, you are eligible to purchase an additional BONUS show — see below for details!

Gold Option Shows

Indigo Girls

5.  Indigo Girls
(with opener Angaleena Presley)

Saturday, September 13, 2014 • 7:15 p.m.
Non-package pricing: $44/$40/$28
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

Known the world over for their strong harmonies and soulful lyrics, the Grammy Award-winning Indigo Girls are one of the most successful and outspoken folk-rock duos in history, delivering beautifully crafted songs that revel in spirited simplicity. Amy Ray and Emily Saliers’ voices “soar and swoop as one, alternately raucous and soothing,” says Rolling Stone.

Angaleena Presley is a singer/songwriter out of Nashville who also performs as part of Pistol Annies along with Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe.

 

Silk Road Ensemble

6.  Silk Road Ensemble

Saturday, March 7, 2015 • 7:30 p.m.
Non-package pricing: $44/$40/$28
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

“A cornucopia of music ideas,” according to the Seattle Times, the Silk Road Ensemble unites performers and composers from more than 20 countries in a medley of cultures and art forms. Formed under the artistic direction of Yo-Yo Ma in 2000, the group is “a kind of roving musical laboratory without walls” (Boston Globe).

Green Option Shows

Conspirare

 7.  Conspirare

Sunday, September 21, 2014 • 4:00 p.m.
Non-package pricing: $40/$35/$23
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

Making its return appearance to Goshen College to perform and record, vocal ensemble Conspirare has garnered rave reviews, Grammy nominations and national recognition for its artistry, virtuosity and expressive singing. Conspirare combines the classics with contemporary works, delighting audiences with its innovative sound and mosaic of music and poetry.

 

Boston Brass and Enso String Quartet

8.  Boston Brass and the Enso String Quartet

Friday, January 9, 2015 • 7:30 p.m.
Non-package pricing: $40/$35/$23
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

Two acclaimed ensembles join forces for “Notes from the Balcony,” an evening of genre-crossing music touched with humor and personality inspired by Romeo and Juliet. This unusual nine-piece ensemble delivers stirring, powerful music by Prokofiev, Kabalevsky, Bernstein and even Elvis Costello.

 

BONUS Show Only Available With Purchase of All 8 Performances

New to this year’s Performing Arts Series, we are offering a BONUS concert, only available as part of the series with purchase of all eight Core and Option performances! This is one that you will not want to miss out on:

A Prairie Home Companion

9.  A Prairie Home Companion

Saturday, May 2, 2015 • 5:15 p.m.
Non-package pricing: $68/$64/$48
Order individual tickets online beginning August 4, 2014  

Join Garrison Keillor as he returns to the Sauder Concert Hall Stage, this time for a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion. Musical guests for this live show will be announced at a later date, but it will be a Sauder Concert Hall experience that you will never forget.

 

 

We suggest submitting your orders as soon as possible to get seating in your preferred area with the same seat for each concert.  Purchasing the series packages reflect a 15% discount over individually priced tickets.  Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Welcome Center or by ordering online at www.goshen.edu/tickets

Click here for information about series packages and how to purchase tickets.

Complete 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series Brochure (PDF)

2014-15 Performing Arts Series Order Form (PDF)

 

Date Performance Venue
Sep 21, 2014 Conspirare Sauder Concert Hall
Time: 4:00 pm. Non package pricing: $40/35/23. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (574) 535-7566. Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014
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Oct 19, 2014 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Sauder Concert Hall
Time: 4:00 pm. Non package pricing: $50/45/30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (574) 535-7566. Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014
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Feb 10, 2015 The Peking Acrobats Sauder Concert Hall
Time: 7:30 pm. Non package pricing: $40/35/23. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (574) 535-7566. Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014
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Mar 7, 2015 Silk Road Ensemble Sauder Concert Hall
Time: 7:30 pm. Non package pricing: $44/40/28. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (574) 535-7566. Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014
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Apr 21, 2015 Turtle Island String Quartet with Nellie McKay Sauder Concert Hall
Time: 7:30 pm. Non package pricing: $40/35/23. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (574) 535-7566. Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014
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May 2, 2015 A Prairie Home Companion Sauder Concert Hall
Time: 5:45 pm. Non package pricing: $68/64/48. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (574) 535-7566. Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014
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