Kenny Barron Trio

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

A 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. The Los Angeles Times named him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and Jazz Weekly calls him “The most lyrical piano player of our time.” ... Read more

The Philip Glass Ensemble

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

The Philip Glass Ensemble will perform Philip Glass’s “Music in Eight Parts” from 1970, thought to be lost, for one of the first times in 50 years, along with selections from Glass’s major works “Koyaanisqatsi,” “Glassworks,” “The Photographer,” and “Einstein on the Beach.” The Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) comprises the principal performers of the music ... Read more

National Geographic Live – Greenwood: A Century of Resilience with Alicia Odewale

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, archaeologist Alicia Odewale is uncovering stories of resilience in the hundred years since the attack on Black Wall Street in the city’s vibrant Greenwood district. Considered one of the worst episodes of racial violence committed against Black people in American history, the Tulsa Race Massacre left a devastating toll on ... Read more

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

Passionate expression. Thrilling athleticism. The Paul Taylor Dance Company aims to inspire lives around the world through their art. They have been transforming the landscape of modern dance since 1954. The company has traveled the globe many times over, bringing Paul Taylor’s astounding repertoire to theatres and venues of every size. Along with new dances, ... Read more

Michelle DeYoung

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

A multi-Grammy award winning artist, join Michelle DeYoung for a vocal recital with pianist Cody Guy Garrison featuring a wide-ranging repertoire including the work of Korngold. DeYoung has performed with the most prestigious orchestras and operas including the Metropolitan Opera and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti and Argus Quartet

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

Sponsored by the Newman Center, Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti and Argus Quartet present “ahupua’a,” a string quartet that addresses the Hawaiian concept of land division centered around community need. This exciting collaboration takes place with the artists and audience both seated on the stage of Gates Concert Hall.

Mingus Big Band

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

Mingus Big Band can be heard in prestigious venues around the world in addition to eleven recordings to its credit. One of the most important figures in twentieth century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer. He recorded over a hundred albums and wrote over three hundred scores. ... Read more

National Geographic Live – The Secret Life of Bears with Rae Wynn-Grant

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

Rae Wynn-Grant has dedicated her life to ecological research and conversation. As a scientist with National Geographic Society’s Last Wild Places Initiative, she works to protect and restore iconic wildlife populations, including North American black and grizzly bears. But when the wild lands of their habitat are crisscrossed by roads, fences, and ranches, how can ... Read more

National Geographic Live – Life on the Vertical with Mark Synnott

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

Mark Synnott is a man on the brink of new discovery. A big wall rock-climber of the highest order, he’s made legendary first ascents of some of the world’s tallest, most forbidding walls, from Baffin Island to Pakistan. Today, he uses his skills to break scientific ground, reaching incredibly inaccessible environments in search of rare ... Read more

Cyrille Aimée

Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver

Improvisation is not just a technique for Grammy nominated artist Cyrille Aimée, it’s a way of life. The acclaimed vocalist ventured from singing on street corners in Europe to dazzling audiences at the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals; from sneaking out to sing in Romani encampments in her native France to acting on Broadway; from ... Read more

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