The Green Music Center's 2017–18 Season in Weill Hall spans September 30, 2017–April 28, 2018 and comprises 37 performances representing the finest talent across the genres of classical orchestral, chamber, vocal and solo recital music; jazz, folk and popular music; and world music and dance.
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 – 7:30 pm
After winning a GRAMMY for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. Legendary Gospel artists The Blind Boys of Alabama will be Marc’s special guest vocalists for the evening.
Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Ladysmith Black Mambazo is known the world over for melodies filled with the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions. Over creating an electric musical and spiritual force that has garnered praise and accolades from a wide body of people on every continent.
Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Violin virtuoso Nikolaj Znaider performs as both conductor and soloist with the world’s most distinguished orchestras. He performs a stunning selection of works from the classical cannon with Robert Kulek, a versatile collaborative pianist who regularly performs with some of the foremost instrumentalists of today.
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Hailed as "the people's diva," soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice and consummate artistry. Winner of the 2013 Grammy® Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo, she continues to grace the world’s greatest opera stages and concert halls, bringing new audiences to classical music.
Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 – 7:30 pm
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet continues to astonish audiences worldwide with their range of expression, tonal spectrum, and conceptual unity. They perform an adventurous program featuring the brilliant pianist Stephen Hough, who has distinguished himself as a true polymath.
Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 – 7:30 pm
The Grammy® Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet is one of the most multifaceted groups in any genre. Comprised of four uniquely accomplished musicians, the group brings a new energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from Bluegrass to Bach.
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Peter, Paul and Mary achieved wide commercial success raising their voices in song for the sake of freedom. Without their beloved Mary, Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey continue to perform as a duo, singing many of the group’s classic hits, including “If I Had a Hammer” and “Leaving on a Jet Plane.”
Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 – 3:00 pm
German soprano Dorothea Röschmann has been hailed by The New York Times for “her voluminous silken sound”, graced with a voice of “succulent sweetness.” She collaborates with esteemed pianist Malcolm Martineau.
Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Dublin Irish Dance is an exhilarating company whose members have performed throughout the world. The all-star cast brings to life the epic tale of Celtic culture, carrying its traditional melodies and steps to the New World with a celebration of Irish Music and Dance.
Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 – 3:00 pm
Now entering its 43rd season, the TAKÁCS QUARTET is renowned for the vitality of its interpretations, “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional works feel radical once more” (The New York Times). They are joined by MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN, ranked among the elect of world pianists.
Friday, Mar. 2, 2018 – 7:30 pm
For over three decades, Anne-Sophie Mutter has been one of the most acclaimed violin virtuosos of our time. She returns to Weill Hall, with a program that straddles the range of musical architecture, featuring works by Bach, Brahms, and Penderecki.
Monday, Mar. 5, 2018 – 7:30 pm
What would life be like in this country without Ralph Nader? Would all the people saved by seatbelts be around? Would our grandchildren be breathing in clean air, or carcinogens? Would renewable energy be the newest catchphrase, or accountable campaign promise? Fortunately, we don’t have to do any more than imagine the unimaginable, thanks to Ralph Nader.
Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 – 7:30 pm
For the Yamato Drummers, every encounter with listeners is a precious experience, with a goal to send audiences home with a new vitality and passion for life. They perform in front thousands of people over the world, committed to preserving the art of Taiko, a musical instrument often called “the spirit of Japan.”
Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Violinist Jennifer Koh is recognized for her intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance. Pianist Shai Wosner reflects a degree of virtuosity and intellectual curiosity that has made him a favorite among audiences and critics, alike.
Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in the 2017-18 season, the Israeli Chamber Project is a dynamic ensemble comprising strings, winds, harp, and piano, that brings together some of today's most distinguished musicians for chamber music concerts iboth in Israel and abroad.
Saturday, Apr. 14, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Grammy-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves is the total package – virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings in one powerful and flexible voice, with a knack for storytelling.
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018 – 7:30 pm
French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie has attracted critical acclaim throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, extending his interpretative voice across a broad range of repertoire rather than choosing to specialize in one particular style.
Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018 – 3:00 pm
Named “the U.S.A.’s hottest baroque band” by Classical Music Magazine, APOLLO’S FIRE, with conductor JEANNETTE SORRELL, is a collection of creative artists who share a passion for rhetoric, dedicated to the baroque ideal that music should evoke the various passions in the listeners. Together they present an electrifying semi-staged production of Monteverdi’s opera Orfeo.
Friday, Apr. 27, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Inspired by the renowned string orchestra of the court of the French kings, Les Violons du Roy was formed in 1984 by founding conductor Bernard Labadie and specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra, performed in the stylistic manner most appropriate to each era.
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Box Office Business Hours
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tickets may be purchased in-person at the SSU Student Center, Monday through Friday from 10 am until 6 pm.
The GMC Box Office located in the courtyard of Weill Hall is open one hour prior to most performances.