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Preview Party

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Cal Performances' donors get to know our artists on both sides of the curtain. From open rehearsals to post-performance receptions, supporters at all levels enjoy special opportunities to extend the value of your performance ticket.

2013/14 Calendar of Planned Donor Events

Intermission Receptions
Select performance dates
Zellerbach Room or Mezzanine
(Donors of $1,500+)

We offer complimentary wine to our Producer's Circle members during intermission at select performances. See a complete schedule of receptions planned in 2013/14 here.

Lecture/Demonstration with Takács Quartet
Sat, Mar 22, 2014
11:30 am
Hertz Hall
(Donors of $450+)

Catch this special opportunity with the Takács Quartet hear from the artists directly about the Bartók Cycle they will perform at Cal Performances. Bartók's quartets have been at the very heart of Takács's repertoire since the group was founded in Budapest in 1975, and it was a recording of those works that put their name on the international map. Join us for this special lecture/demonstration with Takács Quartet.

2014/15 Season Preview, hosted by Cal Performances' Director, Matías Tarnopolsky
Mon, April 28, 2014
6:30 pm
David Brower Center, Berkeley
(Donors of $1,500+)

This exclusive event is your chance to hear about the upcoming season directly from Cal Performances' Director Matías Tarnopolsky. The evening begins with fine wine and hors d'oeuvres. Matías will then lead us through the season's offerings, highlighting the not-to-be-missed performances and offering stories about the rich array of artistic adventures that await you. Additionally, we invite you to join us for a meet and greet where our Ticket Office staff will be on hand to assist you in choosing your preferred seats and placing the first subscription orders of the 2014/15 Season.

Post-Performance Reception with Mark Morris Dance Group
Fri, April 25, 2014
immediately following the performance
Zellerbach Hall Mezzanine
(Donors of $1,500+)
Join Cal Performances and members of Mark Morris Dance Group on opening night to celebrate the world Premiere of Mark Morris Dance Group's production of Acis and Galatea. Continuing a "magnificent collaboration" (San Francisco Chronicle), Cal Performances, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra present their latest joint undertaking, the world premiere of a production featuring Mozart's brilliant arrangement of a Handel score.

Friends Appreciation Concert and Post-Performance Reception with Marcus Shelby Orchestra
Friday, May 2, 8pm
Zellerbach Hall
(Donors of $100+)
RSVP to Jamie McClave at or 510.642.8395
Complimentary tickets to the performance are offered based on your current membership level and are available on a first come, first served basis.* To purchase additional tickets, please contact the ticket office at 510.642.9988

$100 level — please contact the ticket office at 510.642.9988 to purchase tickets
$225 or $450 levels — 2 complimentary tickets
$750+ levels — 4 complimentary tickets

* This offer is good for current Friends of Cal Performances or Producer's Circle members only. Ticket requests must be received by April 25 and specific seating requests (other than ADA needs) cannot be accommodated. All tickets will be held at will call and are available for pick-up an hour and a half before the performance; photo ID is required. Tickets cannot be transferred and/or exchanged for this event; no refunds on previously purchased tickets for this event. Offer is subject to availability.

Planned events, dates and details are subject to change, according to artist availability.
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Ticket Office: 510.642.9988

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