Events

 
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FEBRUARY

FEB
29
SPRING DANCE CONCERT
Feb 29 – Mar 2 @ 7:30pm
Spring Dance Concert highlights the gifted artists of the Stockton Dance community, presenting dances from notable choreographers that challenge these maturing performers. Reviving an excerpt from Dr. Kariamu Welsh’s masterwork “Anthem,” Umfundalai X producer Saleana Pettaway carries on Welsh’s Umfundalai tradition by reconstructing dances from Welsh’s repertory and organizing the work of the [...]
SPRING DANCE CONCERT

 


MARCH

MAR
3
STOCKTON CHAMBER PLAYERS
Sunday, March 3, 2024 @ 2:00pm

Come and hear some of the area's finest classical musicians perform outstanding examples taken from the chamber music repertoire! Under the direction of Dr. Christopher DiSanto, the Stockton Chamber Players concerts are one of the area's most beloved musical events!

STOCKTON CHAMBER PLAYERS

 

MAR
10
DANÚ
TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF IRELAND
Sunday, March 10, 2024 @ 2:00pm
Hailing from Counties Waterford, Cork, Dublin and Donegal in Ireland, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Named Danu after the Celtic Goddess, the group have a strong ethos of loyalty to the tradition from which their music comes and yet still bring a fresh, inspiring approach to their performances. Danú’s virtuosi players on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki, [...]
DANÚ

 

MAR
17
POETRY AND POWER
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, March 17, 2024 @ 2:00pm
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we open with American composer Arthur Foote’s Irish Folk Song. From there we transition to two youthful and profoundly songful works by musical poets Chopin and Schubert. Janice  Carissa is a magnetic pianist whose joyful approach is contagious.
POETRY AND POWER

 


APRIL

 

APR
12
FRAN LEBOWITZ
Friday, April 12, 2024 @ 7:30pm
In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators. Her essays and interviews offer her acerbic views on current events and the media – as well as pet peeves including tourists, baggage-claim areas, after-shave lotion, adults who roller skate, children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan. The New York Times Book [...]
FRAN LEBOWITZ

 

APR
13
MUTTS GONE NUTS
Saturday, April 13, 2024 @ 2:00pm
Imagine nine of the world’s most talented 4-legged performers in an uproariously funny, comedy dog spectacular that is leaving audiences everywhere howling for more! The all-star lineup includes the highest jumping dog in the universe, two Guinness World Record Champions, a hilarious six-pound Pomeranian Pikachu mix, and a host of previously discarded dogs that will dance, prance, flip [...]
MUTTS GONE NUTS

 

APR
18
EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE
Apr 18 – 20 @ 7:30pm
Emerging Choreographers Showcase is filled with moments of striking physicality, unusual grace, and the unexpected. This juried showcase for dance makers at the start of their composing careers is a laboratory for choreographic experimentation and innovation. The Experimental Theatre’s intimacy allows audiences a personal experience with this forward-looking[...]
EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE

 

APR
26
PUEBLA: THE STORY OF CINCO DE MAYO
CALPULLI MEXICAN DANCE COMPANY
Friday, April 26, 2024 @ 7:30pm
Under the artistic direction of Alberto Lopez Herrera, Puebla tells a universal tale of the underdog fighting impossible odds. The setting is the Battle of Puebla when a small army of Mexican soldiers and commoners defeated the French army, the strongest military force of the time, on the 5th of May [...]
PUEBLA: THE STORY OF CINCO DE MAYO

MAY

MAY
1
COMBINED CHOIR CONCERT
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 @ 6:00pm

You will not want to miss the annual Combined Choir Concert presented by the Stockton Choral Program! This rousing, fast-paced evening of music will feature The Stockton Pops, University Chorus, and The Stockton Oratorio Society. The choirs present an evening of individual and joint performances of choral highlights covering a wide genre of music including choral arrangements from Broadway to Pop to Classical!

COMBINED CHOIR CONCERT

 

MAY
5
BREAKING AWAY
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, May 5, 2024 @ 2:00pm
Our season finale is both songful and charged with bounce and spirit. Transparent orchestration, dramatic color, and brilliance are woven throughout all three pieces.  Tommy Mesa is cellist of rare commitment, inspiration, and eloquence.
BREAKING AWAY

 

May
7
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY: HOW MUSIC TALKS
STUDENT MATINEE
Tuesday, May 7 @ 10:30am & 12pm
“How Music Talks” is our annual youth concert program for students. This education concert will showcase excerpts from Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, Italian. A comprehensive teacher’s study guide is part of the program. It will conclude a magnificent season of unabashed Romanticism at the heart of the Bay Atlantic Symphony’s 23-24 season.
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY: HOW MUSIC TALKS