2014-2015 Season

DIAVOLO

Diavolo, returning to Newman Center Presents after two spectacular performances several years ago, uses abstract and recognized structures on stage to explore the relationship between the danger of our environment and the fragility of the human body. Diavolo calls itself...
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May 2015

DIAVOLO

Diavolo, returning to Newman Center Presents after two spectacular performances several years ago, uses abstract and recognized structures on stage to explore the relationship between the danger of our environment and the fragility of the human body. Diavolo calls itself...
9
May 2015

it gets better

it gets better provides a performing arts response to the difficult issue of bullying, one of the most challenging issues among today’s young adults and adolescents. Written and directed by Speak Theater Arts’ Liesel Reinhart, whose company lives by the mantra “don’t be boring!,”...
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April 2015

DONAL FOX INVENTIONS TRIO:
SCARLATTI JAZZ SUITE PROJECT

With the Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project, Donal Fox and his Inventions Trio tackle both jazz and Baroque repertoire. The program includes works by and based on Scarlatti and Bach, as well as works by Monk, Coltrane, and Coleman. Fox....
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April 2015

ROOMFUL OF TEETH

Founded in 2009, Roomful of Teeth is a vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters from non-classical traditions the world over, the eight-voice ensemble continually expands its vocabulary of singing techniques...
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March 2015

ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision— top global choreographers, distinctive groundbreaking works, and virtuoso dancershas fostered a jewel of a dance company in the American West. For 17 years, ASFB has served as a prestigious arts incubator and a showcase for choreographic...
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February 2015

ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision— top global choreographers, distinctive groundbreaking works, and virtuoso dancershas fostered a jewel of a dance company in the American West. For 17 years, ASFB has served as a prestigious arts incubator and a showcase for choreographic...
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February 2015

MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD
+ALARM WILL SOUND

Alarm Will Sound returns to Newman Center Presents after its provocative multimedia show 1969 a few years ago. AWS is one of the most creative alternative classical musical ensembles working today. Just beyond the cutting edge, this...
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February 2015

BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY

Play and Play showcases Bill T. Jones’ brilliantly inventive choreography set to some of the most enduring music of the ages, including works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, and a recent string octet by Jerome Begin that combines motifs from...
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January 2015

BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY

Play and Play showcases Bill T. Jones’ brilliantly inventive choreography set to some of the most enduring music of the ages, including works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, and a recent string octet by Jerome Begin that combines motifs from...
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January 2015

RENAUD GARCIA-FONS QUARTET

From the moment Renaud Garcia-Fons held a double bass in his hands for the first time at age sixteen in Paris, the future of the instrument was destined for change. In a flash of insight, he saw possibilities to use the bass to explore all the music that interested him— classical, jazz, Persian...
10
January 2015

Whiffenpoofs of Yale

Every year, 14 senior Yale men are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world’s oldest and best known collegiate a cappella group. Founded in 1909, the “Whiffs” began as a senior quartet that met for weekly concerts at Mory’s Temple Bar, the famous Yale tavern...
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January 2015

THE KING’S SINGERS

The King referred to was Henry IV, founder of King’s College, Cambridge (1441), where the original King’s Singers was founded in 1968. This legendary ensemble has over 150 recordings and 200 commissioned works to its credit, ranging from Renaissance scores to transcriptions...
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December 2014

BEIJING DANCE / LDTX

Established in September 2005, BeijingDance/LDTX was founded as China’s first independent professional dance company, beholden in no way to the government (“LTDX” translates literally as Thunder Rumbles Under Heaven). Artistic Director Willy Tsao, China’s foremost figure...
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November 2014

PINCHAS ZUKERMAN WITH THE CSO

Newman Center Presents is proud to present the best orchestra in our region, The Colorado Symphony, in the region’s best acoustical venue. Come experience classical music as it is meant to be heard...
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November 2014

MUMMENSCHANZ

Mummenschanz is a Swiss mask theater troupe that performs in a magical, surreal style. Founded in 1972, the group became popular for its play with bizarre masks and forms, light and shadow. Their weird, timeless creatures join other incredible colorful, enchanting...
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November 2014

MUMMENSCHANZ

Mummenschanz is a Swiss mask theater troupe that performs in a magical, surreal style. Founded in 1972, the group became popular for its play with bizarre masks and forms, light and shadow. Their weird, timeless creatures join other incredible colorful, enchanting...
8
November 2014

CAPITOL STEPS

The Capitol Steps began in 1981 as a group of U.S. Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people who employed them. In the years that followed, having bit the hands that fed them, many of the Steps also ignored the conventiona wisdom not to quit...
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October 2014

HOT SARDINES – “SPEAKEASY NIGHTS”

Take a blustery brass lineup, lay it over a rhythm section led by a Fats Waller-style stride piano virtuoso, and tie the whole thing together with a magnetic, one-of-the-boys frontwoman whose voice recalls another...
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October 2014