ArtPower at UC San Diego’s 2022–23 season encompasses a full slate of greater than 30 performances by artists and ensembles, and the debut of a brand new amphitheater.
“We’re so excited to be bringing again a full sequence of performances, our first because the pandemic hit,” mentioned Jordan Peimer, this system’s govt director.
The season, which begins Sept. 29, consists of performances on the new Epstein Household Amphitheater, named after longtime ArtPower supporters Phyllis and Dan Epstein.
Reveals embody the world premiere of Las Cafeteras’ Hasta La Muerte, a celebration of Dia De Los Muertos, on Oct. 27, with visitor Lupita Infante, a rising star who performs ranchera and norteño music.
Indigenous artists will fall beneath the highlight as properly. In November, ArtPower celebrates UC San Diego’s Native American Heritage Month with a efficiency from Charly Lowry, who’s of Lumbee and Tuscarora descent. Lowry seems Nov. 3.
Maori dance firm Atamira from New Zealand additionally will seem, in addition to the Argus Quartet, which can carry out a night of recent music together with Leilehua Lanzilotti’s Ahupuaʻa. Lanzilotti is a local Hawai’ian of Kanaka Maoli heritage.
Different highlights this season embody:
- the ArtPower-commissioned work UnderScored by Ephrat Asherie Dance Firm, beginning Jan. 19.
- a chamber music live performance with Quatuor Van Kuijk and guitarist Sean Shibe on Feb. 17.
- the Dream Home Quartet, that includes Katia and Marielle Labèque on dueling pianos together with acclaimed composer-guitarist Bryce Dessner on April 26.
- The viewers favourite Jazz Collection grows to a six concert events, that includes up-and-coming stars equivalent to Connie Han, Brandon Coleman, Joel Ross, and Ehud Asherie, in addition to returning artists Marquis Hill and Cyrille Amille. Hill kicks off the sequence on Oct. 25.
ArtPower is dedicated to presenting occasions that signify the cultural panorama of the campus and regional neighborhood. Occasions, which proceed by means of Could 2023, happen in venues throughout the UC San Diego campus and round San Diego. For tickets and extra data, go to artpower.ucsd.edu.