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Sep 1, 2024

Sep 1, 2024

3:00 PM

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Faculty Chamber Recital: "Tony and Friends" Anthony Arnone, Michael Center, Timothy Lovelace, Ann Marie Hudson Brink, Katie Wolfe, Suzanne Beia, Rebecca McFaul This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public. 

Sep 8, 2024

7:30 PM

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CNM Series - Composer's Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert is free and open to the public. 

Sep 10, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Free tickets (limit two) will be available from the Hancher Box Office beginning Aug. 12 at 10 a.m.  Part of the Fall 2023 Levitt Lecture Part of Hancher's 52nd season A former Acting Solicitor General of the United States and the only minority attorney to have argued as many as 45 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, Neal Katyal will share fascinating stories about the inner workings of the nation’s highest court and offer penetrating insights on the constitutional principles an...

Sep 13, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Chamber Recital: Georgian Guitar Music by Tariel Iberi Tariel Iberi, guitar Tim Crumley, drums This concert is free and open to the public.

Sep 13, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Solo Recital: Jovianney Emmanuel Cruz, piano This concert is free and open to the public. 

Sep 13, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults: $135 / $85 / $55 Students & Youth $25 Part of Hancher's 52nd season The irrepressible Queen of Funk is ready to bring the house down at Hancher. “I’m Every Woman” may be the boldest and most triumphant declaration in popular music — and the singular woman who declared it is an undeniable force of nature when performing live. Chaka Khan brings her irresistible charisma and her sparkling catalog o...

Sep 15, 2024

Sep 15, 2024

3:30 PM

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DMA III Recital: Hanna Rumora, cello Hanna Rumora, cello Doreen Lee, piano This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Sep 15, 2024

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A prodigious talent and spectacular improvisor brings an outstanding band to Club Hancher. Guitarist Julian Lage brings a top-shelf quintet — including Dave King on drums and Jorge Roeder on bass — to Club Hancher for two sets featuring music from Speak to Me, his fourth Blue Note album. Throughout his acclaimed career, ...

Sep 15, 2024

8:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A prodigious talent and spectacular improvisor brings an outstanding band to Club Hancher. Guitarist Julian Lage brings a top-shelf quintet — including Dave King on drums and Jorge Roeder on bass — to Club Hancher for two sets featuring music from Speak to Me, his fourth Blue Note album. Throughout his acclaimed career, ...

Sep 19, 2024

7:30 PM

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Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: Zoran Jacovcic, viola and Réne Lecuona, piano This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Sep 20, 2024

8:00 PM

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THE (T-)RE(X)FORMATION By MK Shultz

Sep 21, 2024

8:00 PM

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THE (T-)RE(X)FORMATION By MK Shultz

Sep 24, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Part of Hancher's 52nd season Music and movement push, pull, and come together in a quirky, thrilling collaboration. Pianist/composer Conrad Tao and dancer/choreographer Caleb Teicher explore harmonic, rhythmic, and theatrical counterpoints through a striking blend of sound and movement. Built around music both magnificent and id...

Sep 25, 2024

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Sep 25, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Rootsy, gruff-voiced, eloquent, questioning — a singer-songwriter explores life in the American heartland. “These songs are all questions,” says John Moreland, who will perform a solo show for an up-close audience. “Everything I write is just trying to figure stuff out.” What Moreland has undeniably figured out is how to write ...

Sep 26, 2024

Sep 26, 2024

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival A voice for right now—and for the ages—engages with the world-changing words of James Baldwin. “In these times we’re living in,” says vocalist Meshell Ndegeocello, “I feel called to create something that can be healing — healing through the energetic frequency of the music, through the sound waves. I feel called to create songs t...

Sep 26, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Chamber Recital: Pablo Mahave, cello This concert is free and open to the public.

Sep 26, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival A sharp—and sharp-edged—political comedian cuts through the day’s issues with keenly funny insight. A comedian you can find on all the best “best of” lists — Time, Paste Magazine, Cosmopolitan, E! Online, and Mashable — and who was named one of 2018’s “Comics to Watch” by Variety, Hari Kondabolu is both charming and unafraid. His...

Sep 26, 2024

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival A voice for right now—and for the ages—engages with the world-changing words of James Baldwin. “In these times we’re living in,” says vocalist Meshell Ndegeocello, “I feel called to create something that can be healing — healing through the energetic frequency of the music, through the sound waves. I feel called to create songs t...

Sep 27, 2024

Sep 27, 2024

5:00 PM

The Englert, Auditorium Seating

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TICKETS This event is free and does not require a ticket or festival pass Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Join Patti Smith for an evening reading of her acclaimed poetry at the Englert Theater in downtown Iowa City. The reading is free and open to the public. As part of Infinite Dream, Smith will read from her acclaimed poetry at The Englert Theatre (Friday, Sept. 27) and perform with her band (Saturday, Sept. 28) at Hancher Auditorium. HANCHER EVENT PARTNERS Chuck Peters Ma...

Sep 27, 2024

8:00 PM

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Uh-Oh! By Brody Kivett

Sep 27, 2024

8:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Part of Hancher's 52nd season An irrepressible troupe embraces the anarchy, putting its own irreverent stamp on the ensemble comedy show. How to describe the indescribable — and the indescribably hilarious? STAMPTOWN, darling of Edinburgh Fringe, is chaotic. Raunchy. A fever dream. A mix of comedy, cabaret, circus, drag, dance, ...

Sep 27, 2024

8:30 PM

The Englert, Auditorium Seating

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $35 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival A new collaboration connecting two top-flight musicians.  Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter. Since beginning his recording career in 1997, Bird has released 17 albums and performed extensively across the globe — including at Hancher as part of Mi...

Sep 27, 2024

10:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Part of Hancher's 52nd season An irrepressible troupe embraces the anarchy, putting its own irreverent stamp on the ensemble comedy show. How to describe the indescribable — and the indescribably hilarious? STAMPTOWN, darling of Edinburgh Fringe, is chaotic. Raunchy. A fever dream. A mix of comedy, cabaret, circus, drag, dance, ...

Sep 28, 2024

Sep 28, 2024

5:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Part of Hancher's 52nd season With an eye on justice and joy, a poet speaks and sings words that reveal her loving, activist heart. aja monet won the esteemed Nuyorican Poets Café Grand Slam title at 19 — the youngest winner ever. Her work proudly takes its place in a long tradition of poets who have tuned their work to social c...

Sep 28, 2024

8:00 PM

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Uh-Oh! By Brody Kivett

Sep 28, 2024

8:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Part of Hancher's 52nd season An irrepressible troupe embraces the anarchy, putting its own irreverent stamp on the ensemble comedy show. How to describe the indescribable — and the indescribably hilarious? STAMPTOWN, darling of Edinburgh Fringe, is chaotic. Raunchy. A fever dream. A mix of comedy, cabaret, circus, drag, dance, ...

Sep 28, 2024

10:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival Part of Hancher's 52nd season An irrepressible troupe embraces the anarchy, putting its own irreverent stamp on the ensemble comedy show. How to describe the indescribable — and the indescribably hilarious? STAMPTOWN, darling of Edinburgh Fringe, is chaotic. Raunchy. A fever dream. A mix of comedy, cabaret, circus, drag, dance, ...

Sep 29, 2024

Sep 29, 2024

3:00 PM

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Key Change: Piano Revolutionaries Series, Concert #1 This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Sep 30, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Chamber Recital: Antoine Tamestit, viola & Alexandra Preucil, violin Antoine Tamestit, viola Alexandra Preucil, violin This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 2, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Chamber Recital: Fabio Presgrave, cello and Joana Holanda, piano This concert is free and open to the public. 

Oct 3, 2024

Oct 3, 2024

12:00 PM

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TICKETS Free / No ticket Required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of the Steven Schick Residency A Seminar for UIowa’s Creative Campus    In a reference to both the famous Bob Dylan song and Schick’s childhood on a farm in northern Iowa, “A Hard Rain” explores the richness and complexity of the musical experience. Through the lens of Brian Ferneyhough’s hyper-virtuosic percussion solo, Bone Alphabet and Sarah Hennies’ equally rigorous vibraphone duo, Settle, Schick will examine the c...

Oct 3, 2024

7:30 PM

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Johnson County Landmark This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 4, 2024

Oct 4, 2024

6:00 PM

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Guest Artist Recital: Steven Schick, percussion This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 4, 2024

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Free / No ticket required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of the Steven Schick Residency Schick reflects on the rich history of contemporary music at the University of Iowa. Alongside this rumination, he'll play virtuosic solo percussion pieces that received early and important performances here in Iowa City.  The legacy of contemporary music at the University of Iowa is a rich one. Reflections on that past and on the history dating from the 1970’s — of the University of Iowa...

Oct 4, 2024

8:00 PM

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we are Hunted and/or a house sitting play By Poonam Dhir

Oct 5, 2024

Oct 5, 2024

6:30 PM

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Iowa Percussion: Celebrating the Steven Schick Legacy at Iowa This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 5, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Free / No ticket required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of the Steven Schick Residency Presented in collaboration with Iowa Percussion at the University of Iowa School of Music In celebration of Steve Schick’s residency, Iowa Percussion will present a gala concert. The performance will feature Edgard Varese’s seminal work Ionisation, conducted by Schick. In addition, Schick will conduct the best-known piece by his Iowa teacher and mentor Thomas L. Davis  In the 1960s, Davis...

Oct 5, 2024

8:00 PM

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we are Hunted and/or a house sitting play By Poonam Dhir

Oct 6, 2024

Oct 6, 2024

2:00 PM

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we are Hunted and/or a house sitting play By Poonam Dhir

Oct 6, 2024

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Free / No tickets required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of the Steven Schick Residency Steven Schick will explore the music of John Luther Adams and the ways contemporary music engages the natural world and works to raise climate-consciousness. Excerpts from John Luther Adams’s Songbird Songs will be interspersed throughout the conversation and will set the stage for a 15th anniversary performance of Adams’ Inuksuit.  Steven Schick Website HANCHER EVENT PARTNERS Stephen ...

Oct 6, 2024

3:00 PM

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TICKETS Free / No ticket required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of the Steven Schick Residency On June 29, 2009, 18 intrepid percussionists premiered John Luther Adams’s Inuksuit at the “Roots and Rhizomes” percussion course at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Inuksuit, designed to be performed outdoors with as many as 99 percussionists, is aimed at exploring the sound of a place. The percussionists move while playing, and the audience can move with them or find a shady spot to sit an...

Oct 6, 2024

7:30 PM

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Center for New Music Ensemble I - with Steven Schick More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 6, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Free / No ticket required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of the Steven Schick Residency In collaboration with UI Center for New Music Steve Schick will perform with the Center for New Music Ensemble for the first time in nearly three decades, in a program featuring two major compositions which will bring together acoustic and electronic media. These works include Varese’s Déserts from 1950, a rarely performed composition that combines electronic sounds with an orchestra of w...

Oct 7, 2024

7:30 PM

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Black Pop Music Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 8, 2024

7:30 PM

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Jazz Repertory Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 9, 2024

7:30 PM

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Choral High School Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 10, 2024

7:30 PM

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Concert Band and Iowa Symphony Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 11, 2024

8:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 12, 2024

8:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 12, 2024

8:00 PM

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Borderless presents Big Ball Extravaganza By Adrian Enzastiga and Alex Leadon, Impressarios Co-presented with the Pride Alliance Center. Funding for the Borderless Series is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

Oct 13, 2024

Oct 13, 2024

2:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 16, 2024

8:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 17, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Artist Recital: Steven Mead, euphonium This concert is free and open to the public. 

Oct 17, 2024

7:30 PM

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  TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Non-UI Students $10 UI Students $5 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Co-produced by the University of Iowa Department of Dance and Performing Arts Production Unit This annual celebration of dance at the University of Iowa will bring the audience on stage with the artists this year. The University of Iowa Department of Dance presents a rich program of both new and restaged works by...

Oct 17, 2024

8:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 18, 2024

7:30 PM

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  TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Non-UI Students $10 UI Students $5 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Co-produced by the University of Iowa Department of Dance and Performing Arts Production Unit This annual celebration of dance at the University of Iowa will bring the audience on stage with the artists this year. The University of Iowa Department of Dance presents a rich program of both new and restaged works by...

Oct 18, 2024

8:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 18, 2024

8:00 PM

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Gowanus/Degenerates By Anthony Courant

Oct 19, 2024

Oct 19, 2024

1:20 PM

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Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Hancher supports one singular guitarist appearing at two indispensable Iowa City festivals. Marc Ribot is going to have a busy day in Iowa City. First, he will perform his score for Yakov Protazanov’s pioneering sci-fi film Aelita: Queen of Mars as part of the ReFocus Film Festival. Then he will read from his book Unstrung: Rants & Stories of a Noise Guitarist as part of the Iowa City Book Festival. It’s a unique opportunity to experience Ribot’s multifaceted ...

Oct 19, 2024

2:00 PM

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  TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Non-UI Students $10 UI Students $5 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Co-produced by the University of Iowa Department of Dance and Performing Arts Production Unit This annual celebration of dance at the University of Iowa will bring the audience on stage with the artists this year. The University of Iowa Department of Dance presents a rich program of both new and restaged works by...

Oct 19, 2024

7:30 PM

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  TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Non-UI Students $10 UI Students $5 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Co-produced by the University of Iowa Department of Dance and Performing Arts Production Unit This annual celebration of dance at the University of Iowa will bring the audience on stage with the artists this year. The University of Iowa Department of Dance presents a rich program of both new and restaged works by...

Oct 19, 2024

8:00 PM

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Marie Antoinette By David Adjmi Directed by Mary Beth Easley Protests! Sieges! Chants of “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” echo throughout the streets. Revolutionary unrest stirs the country as Queen Marie and King Louis XVI begin to face the repercussions of their cavalier reign. Tony Award winner and UIowa Theatre Arts alum, David Adjmi, composes a contemporary take on the historic French Revolution which follows Marie’s nightmarish personal journey from idolized monarch to social pariah. ...

Oct 19, 2024

8:00 PM

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Gowanus/Degenerates By Anthony Courant

Oct 23, 2024

Oct 23, 2024

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Free / No ticket required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season In addition to her performance activity, Renée Fleming tirelessly advocates for research at the intersection of arts, health, and neuroscience. Her new anthology, Music and Mind: Harnessing the Arts for Health and Wellness, is a collection of essays from leading scientists, artists, creative arts therapists, educators, and physicians about the powerful impacts of music and the arts on health and the human experience. Fleming ...

Oct 23, 2024

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 24, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $115 / $95 / $65 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Presented in collaboration with Creative Matters, a program of The Office of the Vice President for Research, and The Iowa Neuroscience Institute Renée Fleming's exquisite voice is arguably one of nature's masterworks. In her return ot the Hancher stage, she lends that unadulterated sound to a National Geographic Society film ins...

Oct 25, 2024

8:00 PM

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Flashes By Adrian Enzastiga

Oct 26, 2024

Oct 26, 2024

3:00 PM

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Iowa Saxophonists' Workshop Showcase Concert The saxophone students of Dr. Kenneth Tse will perform. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 26, 2024

3:00 PM

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Key Change: Piano Revolutionaries Series, Concert #2 This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 26, 2024

8:00 PM

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Flashes By Adrian Enzastiga

Oct 27, 2024

Oct 27, 2024

2:00 PM

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Flashes By Adrian Enzastiga

Oct 27, 2024

7:30 PM

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Composers' Workshop Concert II More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Oct 30, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher An alum comes home — with his creative partner — to share acoustic takes on songs from their new hip-hop musical and more. Brian Quijada is a graduate of the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts. He and Nygel D. Robinson have created Mexodus, a hip-hop remix highlighting Black and Brown unity and telling the sto...

Oct 31, 2024

7:30 PM

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Iowa Steel Bands Fall Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 1, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Artist Recital: Jamie Clark, cello This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 1, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $55 / $35 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Two world-renowned dancers head a pioneering company dancing to music by two world-changing artists. Founded by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson — both legendary former principal dancers with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre — Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company continues to push ballet into the future with electrifying dancer...

Nov 1, 2024

8:00 PM

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When you Read This By Charlie Schmelzer

Nov 2, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Free / No tickets required Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Presented in collaboration with the International Writing Program and University of Iowa Department of Dance A time-honored tradition connecting writers from around the world with Department of Dance students. Every year, the University of Iowa's international Writing Program welcomes 30+ distinguished writers from around the world to our campus and community for a three-month residency. Building from a collaboration that ...

Nov 2, 2024

8:00 PM

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When you Read This By Charlie Schmelzer

Nov 3, 2024

Nov 3, 2024

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol Sunday, Nov. 3, 2024 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2025 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2024 1:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 3, 2024

3:00 PM

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Kantorei Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 3, 2024

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $50 / $30 Students & Youth $25 / $15 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Let’s talk about a magical evening of everyone singing along with the Madrigal family. Encanto lovers of all ages have the opportunity to sing along with their favorite Grammy-Award winning songs performed by a live band while watching the full film. Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert will include all the music of the Academy Aw...

Nov 8, 2024

Nov 8, 2024

7:00 PM

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TICKETS $15 for adults 19+ $10 for college students with college ID Pre-paid to Fest Pass holders Free to youth 13-18 with ID Presented in collaboration with Mic Check Poetry Fest and Iowa City Poetry Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher Part of MicCheck Poetry Fest Club Hancher hosts day one of a two-day celebration of spoken word and its power to bear witness, create community, and inspire change.  Rudy Francisco has been the National Underground Poetry Slam Champio...

Nov 8, 2024

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf By Ntozake Shange Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Choreographed by Christine Catherine Wyatt Historic and groundbreaking, Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is a choreopoem that celebrates womanhood and discovery through an inimitable combination of storytelling, poetry, dance, and song. Through monologues and conversation, these women weave a tapestry of...

Nov 8, 2024

9:00 PM

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TICKETS $15 for adults 19+ $10 for college students with college ID Pre-paid to Fest Pass holders Free to youth 13-18 with ID Presented in collaboration with Mic Check Poetry Fest and Iowa City Poetry Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher Part of MicCheck Poetry Fest Club Hancher hosts day one of a two-day celebration of spoken word and its power to bear witness, create community, and inspire change.  Rudy Francisco has been the National Underground Poetry Slam Champio...

Nov 9, 2024

Nov 9, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $36 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher If you have ever felt like a misfit, comedian Gary Gulman welcomes you to the club. Gary Gulman has apparently never quite fit in. His recent memoir, Misfit: Growing Up Awkward in the ’80s, is in keeping with his absurd, inventive, and virtuosic comedy — including the comedy on display in his fifth special, Born on Third...

Nov 9, 2024

8:00 PM

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf By Ntozake Shange Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Choreographed by Christine Catherine Wyatt Historic and groundbreaking, Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is a choreopoem that celebrates womanhood and discovery through an inimitable combination of storytelling, poetry, dance, and song. Through monologues and conversation, these women weave a tapestry of...

Nov 10, 2024

Nov 10, 2024

2:00 PM

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf By Ntozake Shange Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Choreographed by Christine Catherine Wyatt Historic and groundbreaking, Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is a choreopoem that celebrates womanhood and discovery through an inimitable combination of storytelling, poetry, dance, and song. Through monologues and conversation, these women weave a tapestry of...

Nov 10, 2024

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University Choir This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 14, 2024

Nov 14, 2024

7:30 PM

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Camerata Singers This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 14, 2024

8:00 PM

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf By Ntozake Shange Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Choreographed by Christine Catherine Wyatt Historic and groundbreaking, Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is a choreopoem that celebrates womanhood and discovery through an inimitable combination of storytelling, poetry, dance, and song. Through monologues and conversation, these women weave a tapestry of...

Nov 15, 2024

Nov 15, 2024

7:00 PM

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All are welcome to attend the University of Iowa 2024 Multicultural Showcase, part of the University of Iowa’s (UI) annual celebration of International Education Week. The Multicultural Showcase exists to introduce UI students, faculty, staff, and the greater Iowa City community to different cultures through various vocal and dance performances, ethnic dishes to try, as well as interactive tabling hosted by student organizations and UI colleges and departments. Food and tabling will begin ...

Nov 15, 2024

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A leading light of South African jazz infuses the sounds of his culture with the influence of McCoy Tyner. “I came to understand my voice as a pianist through John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme,” says pianist, composer, and improviser Nduduzo Makhathini. “As someone who started playing jazz very late, I had always been looki...

Nov 15, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Chamber Recital: David Bowlin, violin and Tony Cho, piano This concert is free and open to the public. 

Nov 15, 2024

7:30 PM

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Così fan tutte By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Directed by Abbigail Coté Conducted by Kenny Lee Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. through Hancher Box Office. Adult - $20  UI Student - $5 College Student (not UI) - $10  Senior - $15   Youth 17 & younger - $10 

Nov 15, 2024

8:00 PM

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf By Ntozake Shange Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Choreographed by Christine Catherine Wyatt Historic and groundbreaking, Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is a choreopoem that celebrates womanhood and discovery through an inimitable combination of storytelling, poetry, dance, and song. Through monologues and conversation, these women weave a tapestry of...

Nov 15, 2024

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A leading light of South African jazz infuses the sounds of his culture with the influence of McCoy Tyner. “I came to understand my voice as a pianist through John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme,” says pianist, composer, and improviser Nduduzo Makhathini. “As someone who started playing jazz very late, I had always been looki...

Nov 16, 2024

Nov 16, 2024

7:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A Mexican-American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist sings of love, heartbreak, and rising rents. As La Doña, San Francisco-born Cecilia Cassandra Peña-Govea composes songs that explore radical brown femininity and blend the sounds of the Caribbean, reggaeton, and hip-hop. In 2020, her song “Quién Me La Paga”...

Nov 16, 2024

7:30 PM

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Così fan tutte By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Directed by Abbigail Coté Conducted by Kenny Lee Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. through Hancher Box Office. Adult - $20  UI Student - $5 College Student (not UI) - $10  Senior - $15   Youth 17 & younger - $10 

Nov 16, 2024

8:00 PM

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf By Ntozake Shange Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Choreographed by Christine Catherine Wyatt Historic and groundbreaking, Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is a choreopoem that celebrates womanhood and discovery through an inimitable combination of storytelling, poetry, dance, and song. Through monologues and conversation, these women weave a tapestry of...

Nov 16, 2024

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A Mexican-American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist sings of love, heartbreak, and rising rents. As La Doña, San Francisco-born Cecilia Cassandra Peña-Govea composes songs that explore radical brown femininity and blend the sounds of the Caribbean, reggaeton, and hip-hop. In 2020, her song “Quién Me La Paga”...

Nov 17, 2024

Nov 17, 2024

2:00 PM

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Così fan tutte By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Directed by Abbigail Coté Conducted by Kenny Lee Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. through Hancher Box Office. Adult - $20  UI Student - $5 College Student (not UI) - $10  Senior - $15   Youth 17 & younger - $10 

Nov 17, 2024

3:00 PM

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Key Change: Piano Revolutionaries Series, Concert #3 This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 17, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $95 / $75 / $55 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd season A celebration of prodigious talent—in the orchestra, on the podium, at the piano, and from the composer.  America’s second oldest symphony orchestra — and one of its finest — presents an exploration of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music under the baton of self-described “bon vivant” Stéphane Denève. From his first symphony, composed ...

Nov 18, 2024

Nov 18, 2024

7:30 PM

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University Band and Concert Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 19, 2024

Nov 19, 2024

7:30 PM

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Faculty Solo Recital: Jorge Montilla Moreno, clarinet & Hana Song, piano This event is free and open to the public

Nov 19, 2024

7:30 PM

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Johnson County Landmark This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 20, 2024

Nov 20, 2024

7:30 PM

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Iowa Symphony Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Nov 21, 2024

Nov 21, 2024

7:30 PM

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Faculty Chamber Concert: Reawakening Keys; Piano Duo This concert is free and open to the public. 

Nov 21, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Presented in collaboration with The University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program A celebration of the music of Hancher's 2024–2025 composer-in-residence—featuring the composer herself. The PUBLIQuartet — of which Jessie Montgomery was a founding member — won the 2013 Concert Artists Guild New Music/New Places Award. In 2019, the...

Nov 21, 2024

8:00 PM

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Thesis I Concert – Brady Van Patten All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Nov 22, 2024

Nov 22, 2024

8:00 PM

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Thesis I Concert – Brady Van Patten All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Nov 23, 2024

Nov 23, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Adults $75 / $55 Students & Youth $10* *limited availability Part of Hancher's 52nd season Old-timey and eclectic, Old Crow Medicine Show has the musical cure for what ails you.  When Old Crow Medicine Show first hit the road as teenagers who loved old-time string music, they couldn’t have imagined the journey would last 25 years and beyond. But like the “Wagon Wheel” of their signature song, the band just keeps rolling on. “We continue to explore sounds both old and new, forei...

Nov 24, 2024

Nov 24, 2024

3:00 PM

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Chamber Singers of Iowa City This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 3, 2024

Dec 3, 2024

7:30 PM

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Jazz Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 4, 2024

Dec 4, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Presented in collaboration with the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program and Center for New Music The venturous quartet follows up last year’s John Zorn concert with music by John Luther Adams and Elliott Carter. The members of JACK Quartet — champions of contemporary music and musicians of prodigious talent — return to...

Dec 5, 2024

Dec 5, 2024

7:30 PM

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Faculty Chamber Concert: Ksenia Nosikova and Doreen Lee, Piano Duo This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public. 

Dec 6, 2024

Dec 6, 2024

7:30 PM

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Iowa Saxophonists' Workshop Fall Concert The saxophone students of Dr. Kenneth Tse will perform in saxophone ensembles and other chamber settings. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 6, 2024

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 6, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by The Washington Post, Dear Evan Hansen is the first musical to take a groundbreaking look — from the point of view of both the parents and young people — at our complex, interconnected, and social media-filled lives.  Please note: Dear Evan Hansen is recommended for ages 12 and up and contains adu...

Dec 7, 2024

Dec 7, 2024

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by The Washington Post, Dear Evan Hansen is the first musical to take a groundbreaking look — from the point of view of both the parents and young people — at our complex, interconnected, and social media-filled lives.  Please note: Dear Evan Hansen is recommended for ages 12 and up and contains adu...

Dec 7, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by The Washington Post, Dear Evan Hansen is the first musical to take a groundbreaking look — from the point of view of both the parents and young people — at our complex, interconnected, and social media-filled lives.  Please note: Dear Evan Hansen is recommended for ages 12 and up and contains adu...

Dec 8, 2024

Dec 8, 2024

2:30 PM

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TICKETS Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by The Washington Post, Dear Evan Hansen is the first musical to take a groundbreaking look — from the point of view of both the parents and young people — at our complex, interconnected, and social media-filled lives.  Please note: Dear Evan Hansen is recommended for ages 12 and up and contains adu...

Dec 8, 2024

3:00 PM

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Band Extravaganza This is a ticketed event: Adults - $17 Youth/Senior - $13 UI Students $5 All seating is general admission.

Dec 8, 2024

3:00 PM

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Camerata Singers This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 8, 2024

7:30 PM

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Center for New Music Ensemble II More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 11, 2024

Dec 11, 2024

7:30 PM

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Campus Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 12, 2024

Dec 12, 2024

8:00 PM

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Grad/Undergrad Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Dec 13, 2024

Dec 13, 2024

8:00 PM

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Grad/Undergrad Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Dec 14, 2024

Dec 14, 2024

3:00 PM

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Holiday Percussion Pops Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Dec 14, 2024

8:00 PM

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Grad/Undergrad Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Dec 15, 2024

Dec 15, 2024

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $40 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A vocalist for the ages keeps pushing jazz forward while a masterful improviser underscores the adventure. Like jazz itself, Cécile McLorin Salvant is always exploring and charting new paths. A vocalist of startling gifts, she seems to unveil some new facet of her artistry with each project and collaboration. Her work wi...

Dec 15, 2024

8:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $40 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A vocalist for the ages keeps pushing jazz forward while a masterful improviser underscores the adventure. Like jazz itself, Cécile McLorin Salvant is always exploring and charting new paths. A vocalist of startling gifts, she seems to unveil some new facet of her artistry with each project and collaboration. Her work wi...

Jan 22, 2025

Jan 22, 2025

7:30 PM

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Guest Solo Recital: Catherine Kautsky, piano This concert is free and open to the public. 

Jan 24, 2025

Jan 24, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from celebrated singer-songwriter A...

Jan 25, 2025

Jan 25, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from celebrated singer-songwriter A...

Jan 25, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from celebrated singer-songwriter A...

Jan 26, 2025

Jan 26, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from celebrated singer-songwriter A...

Jan 29, 2025

Jan 29, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $85 / $65 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season A master choreographer’s acclaimed Hancher-commissioned work is part of the 60th anniversary celebration. In 1999, the American premiere of Twyla Tharp’s Diabelli­ — choreographed to Beethoven’s thorny and thrilling Diabelli Variations and commissioned by Hancher — took place on the stage of the original Hancher Auditorium. Now, as part...

Jan 31, 2025

Jan 31, 2025

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher Steeped in history, a first-rate storyteller offers music that is sometimes urgent and sometimes playful. Leyla McCalla’s music — including her latest record, Sun Without the Heat — is a potent amalgam of history and mastery. That history includes three centuries of influences from all around the world, while the mastery...

Jan 31, 2025

8:00 PM

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Day Fades Into Night By Bridget Dieden

Jan 31, 2025

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher Steeped in history, a first-rate storyteller offers music that is sometimes urgent and sometimes playful. Leyla McCalla’s music — including her latest record, Sun Without the Heat — is a potent amalgam of history and mastery. That history includes three centuries of influences from all around the world, while the mastery...

Feb 1, 2025

Feb 1, 2025

7:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher When it comes to passionate innovators pushing music in new directions, this artist is chief among them. Chief Xian aTunde Adjuah contains multitudes. “[J]ust because it can be said that my work is inherently jazz does not mean that it is exclusively jazz,” the musician has posited. Perhaps best known as a trumpeter, he ...

Feb 1, 2025

8:00 PM

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Day Fades Into Night By Bridget Dieden

Feb 1, 2025

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher When it comes to passionate innovators pushing music in new directions, this artist is chief among them. Chief Xian aTunde Adjuah contains multitudes. “[J]ust because it can be said that my work is inherently jazz does not mean that it is exclusively jazz,” the musician has posited. Perhaps best known as a trumpeter, he ...

Feb 6, 2025

Feb 6, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa Directors Festival Far Away By Caryl Churchill Directed by Meredith G. Healy Ever since Joan’s childhood, she has witnessed people doing horrific things in the name of doing what is “right.” Caryl Churchill’s Far Away examines what happens in a world when no one, not even the cats and the rivers, can be trusted. "Far Away" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Dutchman By Amiri Baraka Directed by Josh Tur...

Feb 7, 2025

Feb 7, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa Directors Festival Far Away By Caryl Churchill Directed by Meredith G. Healy Ever since Joan’s childhood, she has witnessed people doing horrific things in the name of doing what is “right.” Caryl Churchill’s Far Away examines what happens in a world when no one, not even the cats and the rivers, can be trusted. "Far Away" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Dutchman By Amiri Baraka Directed by Josh Tur...

Feb 8, 2025

Feb 8, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $65 / $45 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Top-flight musicians — each a Hancher favorite — perform a perfect program for piano and clarinet. Emanuel Ax — one of the world’s most revered musicians — has been performing for Hancher audiences since he was a Young Concert Artist. How deep is the relationship? When Hancher needed a new piano for our new facility, we turned to Manny ...

Feb 8, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa Directors Festival Far Away By Caryl Churchill Directed by Meredith G. Healy Ever since Joan’s childhood, she has witnessed people doing horrific things in the name of doing what is “right.” Caryl Churchill’s Far Away examines what happens in a world when no one, not even the cats and the rivers, can be trusted. "Far Away" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Dutchman By Amiri Baraka Directed by Josh Tur...

Feb 13, 2025

Feb 13, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Creative Matters, a program of the Office of the Vice President for Research, presented in collaboration with the University of Iowa School of Music with support from the Larry G. and Ann Howard Jones Vocal Ensemble Residency Program A stirring work by a UI alum — sung by a peerless choir — asks what the words we speak in prayer say a...

Feb 13, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa Directors Festival Far Away By Caryl Churchill Directed by Meredith G. Healy Ever since Joan’s childhood, she has witnessed people doing horrific things in the name of doing what is “right.” Caryl Churchill’s Far Away examines what happens in a world when no one, not even the cats and the rivers, can be trusted. "Far Away" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Dutchman By Amiri Baraka Directed by Josh Tur...

Feb 14, 2025

Feb 14, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa Directors Festival Far Away By Caryl Churchill Directed by Meredith G. Healy Ever since Joan’s childhood, she has witnessed people doing horrific things in the name of doing what is “right.” Caryl Churchill’s Far Away examines what happens in a world when no one, not even the cats and the rivers, can be trusted. "Far Away" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Dutchman By Amiri Baraka Directed by Josh Tur...

Feb 14, 2025

8:00 PM

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Grown Backwards By James Gulden

Feb 15, 2025

Feb 15, 2025

3:00 PM

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Iowa Percussion: Art Share Community Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Feb 15, 2025

7:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A world of musical influences and ideas come together in this vocalist’s combo of style and substance. A teenaged Cyrille Aimée used to sneak out of her bedroom window to mingle with the jazzers performing at the Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois-sur-Seine, France. Since then, she has perfected the intermingling of a h...

Feb 15, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa Directors Festival Far Away By Caryl Churchill Directed by Meredith G. Healy Ever since Joan’s childhood, she has witnessed people doing horrific things in the name of doing what is “right.” Caryl Churchill’s Far Away examines what happens in a world when no one, not even the cats and the rivers, can be trusted. "Far Away" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Dutchman By Amiri Baraka Directed by Josh Tur...

Feb 15, 2025

8:00 PM

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Grown Backwards By James Gulden

Feb 15, 2025

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A world of musical influences and ideas come together in this vocalist’s combo of style and substance. A teenaged Cyrille Aimée used to sneak out of her bedroom window to mingle with the jazzers performing at the Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois-sur-Seine, France. Since then, she has perfected the intermingling of a h...

Feb 16, 2025

Feb 16, 2025

7:30 PM

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Center for New Music Ensemble III More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Feb 16, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Presented in collaboration with University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program The Schumann Quartet relishes the connection between artists and audiences. “A work really develops only in a live performance,” the members of the German quartet say. “That is ‘the real thing,’ because we ourselves never know what will happen. On the st...

Feb 18, 2025

Feb 18, 2025

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Feb 20, 2025

Feb 20, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A regular at the comedy clubs of Los Angeles and New York City, a comic adds Club Hancher to her list. Zainab Johnson’s comedy is based on her unique point-of-view, which was shaped as she was growing up in Harlem as one of 13 siblings in a black Muslim family. Johnson’s first special, Hijabs Off, premiered on Amazon Pri...

Feb 20, 2025

8:00 PM

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Ten-Minute Play Festival Directed by Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers

Feb 21, 2025

Feb 21, 2025

8:00 PM

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Ten-Minute Play Festival Directed by Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers

Feb 22, 2025

Feb 22, 2025

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $50 Students & Youth $10 (includes the performances and a catered dinner) Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Presented in collaboration with Feed Me Weird Things Hancher and Feed Me Weird Things present a totally unique evening of music and food. Witness two distinct sets of music that track Chicago's broad and visonary jazz tradition; in between musicals sets, the audience will enjoy a community di...

Feb 22, 2025

6:30 PM

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UI School of Music Showcase Concert - Iowa Symphony Band & Concert Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Feb 22, 2025

8:00 PM

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Ten-Minute Play Festival Directed by Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers

Feb 23, 2025

Feb 23, 2025

1:30 PM

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Iowa Honor Band Concert This concert is free and open to the public.

Feb 23, 2025

2:00 PM

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Ten-Minute Play Festival Directed by Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers

Feb 23, 2025

7:30 PM

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Composers' Workshop III More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Feb 28, 2025

Feb 28, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Reframing the boxing ring as a site for a duet rather than a duel, Touch of RED bring vulnerability to the fore. Shamel Pitts — a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow in choreography — founded the multidisciplinary arts collective TRIBE in 2019. Touch of RED is the beautiful new entry in Pitts’s and TRIBE’s ongoing Red Series, which explores Black multipli...

Feb 28, 2025

8:00 PM

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Among Jackals and Giraffes By Søren Olsen

Mar 1, 2025

Mar 1, 2025

7:30 PM

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Johnson County Landmark This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 1, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Reframing the boxing ring as a site for a duet rather than a duel, Touch of RED bring vulnerability to the fore. Shamel Pitts — a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow in choreography — founded the multidisciplinary arts collective TRIBE in 2019. Touch of RED is the beautiful new entry in Pitts’s and TRIBE’s ongoing Red Series, which explores Black multipli...

Mar 1, 2025

8:00 PM

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Among Jackals and Giraffes By Søren Olsen

Mar 2, 2025

Mar 2, 2025

1:30 PM

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Key Change: Piano Revolutionaries Series, Concert #4 This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 2, 2025

2:00 PM

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Among Jackals and Giraffes By Søren Olsen

Mar 2, 2025

7:30 PM

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Chamber Singers of Iowa City This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 3, 2025

Mar 3, 2025

7:30 PM

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Black Pop Music Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 4, 2025

Mar 4, 2025

7:30 PM

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Jazz Repertory Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 7, 2025

Mar 7, 2025

7:30 PM

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Kantorei Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 7, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer Cas...

Mar 7, 2025

8:00 PM

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Side Show Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell Music by Henry Krieger Additional book material by Bill Condon Directed by Paul Kalina Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of conjoined twins, have lived their lives in the spotlight, excelling from Freak Show oddities to Vaudeville stars. As the sisters struggle to navigate their new path beyond the Freak Show, Daisy and Violet face outside forces and new desires that threaten to tear them apart — figuratively and literally. Based on a true story, ...

Mar 8, 2025

Mar 8, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer Cas...

Mar 8, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer Cas...

Mar 8, 2025

8:00 PM

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Side Show Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell Music by Henry Krieger Additional book material by Bill Condon Directed by Paul Kalina Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of conjoined twins, have lived their lives in the spotlight, excelling from Freak Show oddities to Vaudeville stars. As the sisters struggle to navigate their new path beyond the Freak Show, Daisy and Violet face outside forces and new desires that threaten to tear them apart — figuratively and literally. Based on a true story, ...

Mar 9, 2025

Mar 9, 2025

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol Sunday, Nov. 3, 2024 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2025 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2024 1:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 9, 2025

2:00 PM

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Side Show Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell Music by Henry Krieger Additional book material by Bill Condon Directed by Paul Kalina Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of conjoined twins, have lived their lives in the spotlight, excelling from Freak Show oddities to Vaudeville stars. As the sisters struggle to navigate their new path beyond the Freak Show, Daisy and Violet face outside forces and new desires that threaten to tear them apart — figuratively and literally. Based on a true story, ...

Mar 9, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer Cas...

Mar 9, 2025

7:30 PM

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Center for New Music Ensemble IV More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 11, 2025

Mar 11, 2025

7:30 PM

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Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: Avita Duo: Ksenia Nosikova, piano; and Katya Moeller, violin This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 11, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $95 / $75 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season The company that carries forward the name of master modern dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey is — to put it simply — simply breathtaking. Whether performing work by today’s most innovative choreographers or performing work by its founder — including the timelessly relevant and breathtaking Revelations — the dancers seem to shimmer w...

Mar 13, 2025

Mar 13, 2025

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 13, 2025

8:00 PM

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Side Show Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell Music by Henry Krieger Additional book material by Bill Condon Directed by Paul Kalina Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of conjoined twins, have lived their lives in the spotlight, excelling from Freak Show oddities to Vaudeville stars. As the sisters struggle to navigate their new path beyond the Freak Show, Daisy and Violet face outside forces and new desires that threaten to tear them apart — figuratively and literally. Based on a true story, ...

Mar 13, 2025

8:00 PM

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Death Surrogates By Cianon Jones

Mar 13, 2025

8:00 PM

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Thesis II Concert – Katelyn Perez, Mariana Tejeda, and Joshua Culbreath Joshua Culbreath will be performing on Friday, March 14. Thursday, March 13 and Saturday, March 15 will feature works by Katelyn Perez and Mariana Tejeda. All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Mar 14, 2025

Mar 14, 2025

8:00 PM

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Side Show Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell Music by Henry Krieger Additional book material by Bill Condon Directed by Paul Kalina Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of conjoined twins, have lived their lives in the spotlight, excelling from Freak Show oddities to Vaudeville stars. As the sisters struggle to navigate their new path beyond the Freak Show, Daisy and Violet face outside forces and new desires that threaten to tear them apart — figuratively and literally. Based on a true story, ...

Mar 14, 2025

8:00 PM

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Death Surrogates By Cianon Jones

Mar 14, 2025

8:00 PM

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Thesis II Concert – Katelyn Perez, Mariana Tejeda, and Joshua Culbreath Joshua Culbreath will be performing on Friday, March 14. Thursday, March 13 and Saturday, March 15 will feature works by Katelyn Perez and Mariana Tejeda. All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Mar 15, 2025

Mar 15, 2025

8:00 PM

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Side Show Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell Music by Henry Krieger Additional book material by Bill Condon Directed by Paul Kalina Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of conjoined twins, have lived their lives in the spotlight, excelling from Freak Show oddities to Vaudeville stars. As the sisters struggle to navigate their new path beyond the Freak Show, Daisy and Violet face outside forces and new desires that threaten to tear them apart — figuratively and literally. Based on a true story, ...

Mar 15, 2025

8:00 PM

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Death Surrogates By Cianon Jones

Mar 15, 2025

8:00 PM

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Thesis II Concert – Katelyn Perez, Mariana Tejeda, and Joshua Culbreath Joshua Culbreath will be performing on Friday, March 14. Thursday, March 13 and Saturday, March 15 will feature works by Katelyn Perez and Mariana Tejeda. All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Mar 26, 2025

Mar 26, 2025

7:30 PM

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Iowa Symphony Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 27, 2025

Mar 27, 2025

6:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Intensity and refinement are hallmarks of one of the world’s most electrifying string quartets. Adept at balancing individual expression with respectful renderings of a composer’s work, the Jerusalem Quartet brings an evening of Dimitri Shostakovich’s searingly intense music to Hancher’s intimate onstage experience. The ensemble will pe...

Mar 27, 2025

8:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Intensity and refinement are hallmarks of one of the world’s most electrifying string quartets. Adept at balancing individual expression with respectful renderings of a composer’s work, the Jerusalem Quartet brings an evening of Dimitri Shostakovich’s searingly intense music to Hancher’s intimate onstage experience. The ensemble will pe...

Mar 28, 2025

Mar 28, 2025

7:30 PM

The Englert, Auditorium Seating

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season In cooperation with Riverside Theatre & the Englert Theatre Written by August Wilson and directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The Acting Company is the only professional theater principally dedicated to the development of young classical actors. Founded in 1972 by John Houseman and Margot Harley from the first graduating class of the Drama Division ...

Mar 28, 2025

8:00 PM

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Thesis III Concert – Emily Culbreath All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Mar 29, 2025

Mar 29, 2025

3:00 PM

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Key Change: Piano Revolutionaries Series, Concert #5 This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 29, 2025

7:30 PM

The Englert, Auditorium Seating

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season In cooperation with Riverside Theatre & the Englert Theatre Written by William Shakespeare, adapted by Christina Anderson, and directed by Devin Brain The Acting Company is the only professional theater principally dedicated to the development of young classical actors. Founded in 1972 by John Houseman and Margot Harley from the first gradua...

Mar 29, 2025

8:00 PM

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Thesis III Concert – Emily Culbreath All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Mar 30, 2025

Mar 30, 2025

7:30 PM

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Choral Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 1, 2025

Apr 1, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Free tickets (limit two) will be available from the Hancher Box Office beginning March 3 at 10 a.m. Part of the  Levitt Lecture Series Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Mara Liasson is the national political correspondent for NPR and a contributor to Fox News Channel. She joined Fox in 1997 and serves as a panelist on Special Report with Brett Baier and Fox News Sunday, Fox Broadcasting Company's public affairs program that airs nationwide each Sunday morning. Liasson joined NPR in ...

Apr 5, 2025

Apr 5, 2025

3:00 PM

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Iowa Percussion Spectacular This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 6, 2025

Apr 6, 2025

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol Sunday, Nov. 3, 2024 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2025 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2024 1:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 10, 2025

Apr 10, 2025

7:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A Grammy Award-winning artist with a one-of-a-kind sound — whether she is singing in English or Spanish. When Gaby Moreno finished singing at the Premiere Ceremony of the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, host Justin Tranter had this to say: “Guys, that’s one of the most beautiful things I have ever heard. Her voice is so beaut...

Apr 10, 2025

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A Grammy Award-winning artist with a one-of-a-kind sound — whether she is singing in English or Spanish. When Gaby Moreno finished singing at the Premiere Ceremony of the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, host Justin Tranter had this to say: “Guys, that’s one of the most beautiful things I have ever heard. Her voice is so beaut...

Apr 11, 2025

Apr 11, 2025

7:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A first-call pianist for Wynton and Branford Marsalis takes audiences to the American south via his insistent groove. When we get a text from Branford Marsalis, we pay attention. And when it comes to one of his favorite pianists working today, he told us: “Sean Mason: The real deal. Finally a concept based on actual musi...

Apr 11, 2025

7:30 PM

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Rita / La colombe Rita by Gaetano Donizetti and La colombe by Charles Gounod Directed by Abbigail Coté Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. through Hancher Box Office. Adult - $20  UI Student - $5 College Student (not UI) - $10  Senior - $15   Youth 17 & younger - $10 

Apr 11, 2025

9:00 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Part of Club Hancher A first-call pianist for Wynton and Branford Marsalis takes audiences to the American south via his insistent groove. When we get a text from Branford Marsalis, we pay attention. And when it comes to one of his favorite pianists working today, he told us: “Sean Mason: The real deal. Finally a concept based on actual musi...

Apr 12, 2025

Apr 12, 2025

5:00 PM

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Thesis IV Concert – Sophia McLaughlin This performance is free and open to the public. Rain date is April 13 at 5 p.m.

Apr 12, 2025

7:30 PM

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Rita / La colombe Rita by Gaetano Donizetti and La colombe by Charles Gounod Directed by Abbigail Coté Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. through Hancher Box Office. Adult - $20  UI Student - $5 College Student (not UI) - $10  Senior - $15   Youth 17 & younger - $10 

Apr 13, 2025

Apr 13, 2025

2:00 PM

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Rita / La colombe Rita by Gaetano Donizetti and La colombe by Charles Gounod Directed by Abbigail Coté Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. through Hancher Box Office. Adult - $20  UI Student - $5 College Student (not UI) - $10  Senior - $15   Youth 17 & younger - $10 

Apr 13, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Adults $65 / $45 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season The champion of chamber orchestras and a virtuosic violinist come together for a program of Baroque and Classical masterworks. The violinist, countertenor, and early music specialist Dmitry Sinkovsky joins one of the finest chamber ensembles you’ll find anywhere. Sinkovsky’s technical ability, expressiveness, and sheer speed will be on ...

Apr 16, 2025

Apr 16, 2025

7:30 PM

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Campus Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 16, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets on sale to the general public: Monday, July 29, at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Co-commissioned by Hancher Auditorium  American bass-baritone Davóne Tines — heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most powerful voices of our time” — brings together opera, art song, contemporary classical, spirituals, gospel, and songs of protest to tell his deeply personal story of perseverance in ways that embrace all of humanity....

Apr 17, 2025

Apr 17, 2025

7:30 PM

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Iowa Steel Bands Fall Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 18, 2025

Apr 18, 2025

8:00 PM

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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Johanna Kasimow In a small rural town, the economy is flourishing as tourists flock to the local baths, creating palpable optimism in the community. But when a local respected scientist makes a catastrophic discovery that the water supply is contaminated, the future of the town becomes unclear. In a new adaptation, directed by Johanna Kasimow and created with the ensemble, An Enemy of the People sparks a tenuous dialogue about truth and t...

Apr 19, 2025

Apr 19, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets on sale to the general public: Monday, July 29, at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season American bass-baritone Davóne Tines — heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most powerful voices of our time” — brings together opera, art song, contemporary classical, spirituals, gospel, and songs of protest to tell his deeply personal story of perseverance in ways that embrace all of humanity.  In Recital No. 1: MASS, Tines offers ...

Apr 19, 2025

8:00 PM

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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Johanna Kasimow In a small rural town, the economy is flourishing as tourists flock to the local baths, creating palpable optimism in the community. But when a local respected scientist makes a catastrophic discovery that the water supply is contaminated, the future of the town becomes unclear. In a new adaptation, directed by Johanna Kasimow and created with the ensemble, An Enemy of the People sparks a tenuous dialogue about truth and t...

Apr 20, 2025

Apr 20, 2025

2:00 PM

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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Johanna Kasimow In a small rural town, the economy is flourishing as tourists flock to the local baths, creating palpable optimism in the community. But when a local respected scientist makes a catastrophic discovery that the water supply is contaminated, the future of the town becomes unclear. In a new adaptation, directed by Johanna Kasimow and created with the ensemble, An Enemy of the People sparks a tenuous dialogue about truth and t...

Apr 20, 2025

7:30 PM

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Center for New Music Ensemble IV More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 21, 2025

Apr 21, 2025

7:30 PM

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University Band M. Cory Schmitt, conductor Jarrid Jaynes and Courtney Ridge, guest conductors This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 24, 2025

Apr 24, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Tickets on sale to the general public: Monday, July 29, at 10 a.m. Adults $30 / $20 Students & Youth $10 Part of Hancher's 52nd Season Featuring a Hancher co-commission It's a superstar team-up as a Hancher-favorite ensemble is joined by our composer-in-residence.  The second opportunity of the season to experience Third Coast Percussion (performs with Twyla Tharp Dance) and Jessie Montgomery (performs with PUBLIQuartet), and our 2024–2025 composer-in-residence. The dynamic pr...

Apr 24, 2025

8:00 PM

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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Johanna Kasimow In a small rural town, the economy is flourishing as tourists flock to the local baths, creating palpable optimism in the community. But when a local respected scientist makes a catastrophic discovery that the water supply is contaminated, the future of the town becomes unclear. In a new adaptation, directed by Johanna Kasimow and created with the ensemble, An Enemy of the People sparks a tenuous dialogue about truth and t...

Apr 24, 2025

8:00 PM

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Faculty/Grad Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Apr 25, 2025

Apr 25, 2025

5:30 PM

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Master's Recital: Vincent Malan, saxophone This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 25, 2025

8:00 PM

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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Johanna Kasimow In a small rural town, the economy is flourishing as tourists flock to the local baths, creating palpable optimism in the community. But when a local respected scientist makes a catastrophic discovery that the water supply is contaminated, the future of the town becomes unclear. In a new adaptation, directed by Johanna Kasimow and created with the ensemble, An Enemy of the People sparks a tenuous dialogue about truth and t...

Apr 25, 2025

8:00 PM

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Faculty/Grad Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Apr 26, 2025

Apr 26, 2025

7:30 PM

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Key Change: Piano Revolutionaries Series, Concert #6 This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 26, 2025

8:00 PM

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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Johanna Kasimow In a small rural town, the economy is flourishing as tourists flock to the local baths, creating palpable optimism in the community. But when a local respected scientist makes a catastrophic discovery that the water supply is contaminated, the future of the town becomes unclear. In a new adaptation, directed by Johanna Kasimow and created with the ensemble, An Enemy of the People sparks a tenuous dialogue about truth and t...

Apr 26, 2025

8:00 PM

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Faculty/Grad Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Apr 27, 2025

Apr 27, 2025

5:30 PM

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Senior Recital: Amanda Baker, organ This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 28, 2025

Apr 28, 2025

7:30 PM

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Concert Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 29, 2025

Apr 29, 2025

7:30 PM

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Johnson County Landmark This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

Apr 30, 2025

Apr 30, 2025

7:30 PM

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Center for New Music Ensemble V - with guest Ligament More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 1, 2025

May 1, 2025

7:30 PM

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Iowa Symphony Band This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 2, 2025

May 2, 2025

7:30 PM

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Black Pop Music Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 3, 2025

May 3, 2025

7:30 PM

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Composers' Workshop Concert IV More concert details can be viewed here on the Center for New Music website: https://cnm.uiowa.edu/ This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 4, 2025

May 4, 2025

7:30 PM

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Jazz Repertory Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 4, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa New Play Festival We are thrilled to present our annual Iowa New Play Festival (NPF)! The Iowa New Play Festival will be presented in the Theatre Building and will include full productions and daily readings. Funding for the Iowa New Play Festival is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

May 5, 2025

May 5, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa New Play Festival We are thrilled to present our annual Iowa New Play Festival (NPF)! The Iowa New Play Festival will be presented in the Theatre Building and will include full productions and daily readings. Funding for the Iowa New Play Festival is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

May 6, 2025

May 6, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa New Play Festival We are thrilled to present our annual Iowa New Play Festival (NPF)! The Iowa New Play Festival will be presented in the Theatre Building and will include full productions and daily readings. Funding for the Iowa New Play Festival is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

May 7, 2025

May 7, 2025

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 7, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa New Play Festival We are thrilled to present our annual Iowa New Play Festival (NPF)! The Iowa New Play Festival will be presented in the Theatre Building and will include full productions and daily readings. Funding for the Iowa New Play Festival is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

May 8, 2025

May 8, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa New Play Festival We are thrilled to present our annual Iowa New Play Festival (NPF)! The Iowa New Play Festival will be presented in the Theatre Building and will include full productions and daily readings. Funding for the Iowa New Play Festival is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

May 8, 2025

8:00 PM

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BFA Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

May 9, 2025

May 9, 2025

7:30 PM

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Kantorei Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 9, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 9, 2025

8:00 PM

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Iowa New Play Festival We are thrilled to present our annual Iowa New Play Festival (NPF)! The Iowa New Play Festival will be presented in the Theatre Building and will include full productions and daily readings. Funding for the Iowa New Play Festival is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.

May 9, 2025

8:00 PM

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BFA Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

May 10, 2025

May 10, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 10, 2025

7:30 PM

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University Choir This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

May 10, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 10, 2025

8:00 PM

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BFA Concert All performances are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

May 11, 2025

May 11, 2025

1:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 11, 2025

6:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 16, 2025

May 16, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 23, 2025

May 23, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 30, 2025

May 30, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her most beloved hits, t...

May 30, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing ch...

May 31, 2025

May 31, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her most beloved hits, t...

May 31, 2025

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her most beloved hits, t...

Jun 1, 2025

Jun 1, 2025

2:00 PM

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TICKETS Series subscriptions available for purchase now Individual tickets available to general public beginning at 10 a.m. on July 29 Adults $115 / $89 Students & Youth $115 / $89 / $45 Ticket prices are subject to change Part of Hancher's Broadway Series An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her most beloved hits, t...