Welcome to the 2012-2013 season!
Season tickets on sale now!
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All performances in Rice Auditorium at 7:30pm
Check out the Smith Fine Arts Newsletter
October 5, 2012
European Cabaret! Vintage Americana! Balkan Belly Dance! Neo-Classical Opera! Old World Yiddish Theater! Welcome to the six-piece, Portland, Oregon-based Vagabond Opera. This is Opera liberated and reinvented for everyone!
October 12, 2012
Andrew York is one of today's most visible and innovative classical guitar composers. Grammy-winning member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet for sixteen years, York's compositions have been recorded by guitar luminaries John Williams and Christopher Parkening, and Japanese pianist Mitsouko Kado.
January 18, 2013
Rainbow Dance Theatre’s ensemble of eight virtuoso dancers transforms the concert stage into a world of mystery, pathos and humor. Combined with innovative aerial choreography, visually stunning interactive sets and full-stage 3-D backdrops, the distinctive choreography of artistic directors Darryl Thomas and Valerie Bergman, RDT’s repertory features modern works with roots in the traditions of many world cultures.
January 25, 2013
Solas is the quintessential Irish-American band recording and touring in the US today. Fifteen years ago, in a manner befitting their name (Gaelic for "light”), Solas burst onto the Irish music scene and instantly became a beacon – an incandescent ensemble that found contemporary relevance in timeless traditions without ever stooping to clichésThrough fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.
and the American Metropole Orchestra
April 13, 2013
One of the world’s premiere tenor saxophone players, Lovano has recorded and toured with many of the major jazz musicians of the late 20th century, including: Herbie Hancock, Elvin Jones, Charlie Haden, Carla Bley, Bobby Hutcherson, Dave Brubeck, Lee Konitz, Abbey Lincoln, Tom Harrell, McCoy Tyner, Jim Hall, and Bob Brookmeyer, among many others. At the Smith Series Performance, Joe Lovano will be backed by the always exciting American Metropole Orchestra.
60s Soul Celebration
Featuring Marilyn Keller and Neil Thurston with the Western Hemisphere Orchestra
June 8, 2013
An evening of music from classic soul artists like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson and many more!
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