The Newman Center for the Performing Arts this week unveiled its 2017-18 season lineup for the Newman Center Presents concert series.
The programs include jazz artists, dance companies and several contemporary musicians whose work spans genres.
Here are a few of the artists headed to the Newman Center, on the University of Denver campus, during the upcoming season:
- Sept. 28-29: Black Violin -- a violinist and violist who blend hip-hop, classical, R&B and other genres -- perform two shows.
- Oct. 7: The Martha Graham Dance Company performs dance pieces by legendary choreographer Martha Graham, as well as new material. Graham founded the company in 1926. It has danced to music by many famous composers, including Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky and Samuel Barber.
- Nov. 19: The King’s Singers, a six-man vocal group that has won two Grammy awards, performs as part of its 50th anniversary tour.
- Feb. 1: wild Up, a contemporary classical group, performs a program that imagines a future music genre rooted in folk music from around the United States and India.
- March 13: Violinist Sarah Chang performs selections from Antonio Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" and the tango-flavored piece it inspired: Astor Piazzola's "Four Seasons of Buenos Aires."