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Meany Center for the Performing Arts Announces Season

Bandaloop, Itzhak Perlman and more.
Feature | April 6, 2017 | By Jonathan Shipley

Bandaloop

Meany Center for the Performing Arts (formerly UW World Series) just announced their 2017-18 season. With dancing, piano playing, string quartets and more, there's plenty to offer arts-aficionados. Let's take a look at a few arts groups and artists coming soon to the Meany Hall stage.

BANDALOOP
(part of their World Dance Series)

A pioneer in vertical dance performance, BANDALOOP weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and the art of climbing to turn the dance floor on its side - performing ON theaters, museums, skyscrapers and more. The company will premiere a new work commissioned by Meany Center, with music by Gabriel Prokofiev

NAREH ARGHAMANYAN
(part of their President's Piano Series)

Arghamanyan is the youngest pianist (she's not yet 30) to ever win the Montreal International Musical Competition. Her colorful tone and sparkling finger-work has earned her a place among today's most talented young pianists.

JERUSALEM QUARTET
(part of their International Chamber Music Series)

For nearly a quarter century, the Jerusalem Quartet has toured the world, earning rave reviews for its warm, full sound and precise balance of voices. 

THIRD COAST PERCUSSION
(Part of their World Music and Theater Series

Winner of the 2017 Grammy Award, Third Coast Percussion performs a multi-media work co-commissioned by Meany Center: a new soundtrack for the beloved Canadian film, Paddle to the Sea

ITZHAK PERLMAN
(Part of their Special Events, that also includes performances by Kathleen Battle and Mark O'Connor) 

Itzhak Perlman is the leading violinist of our time, captivating audiences throughout the world and earning accolades from Grammy and Emmy awards to the President's Medal of Freedom. 

For a complete lineup, visit the Meany Center for the Performing Arts' website, here.