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Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

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2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 United States
920-465-2726http://www.weidnercenter.com/

Upcoming Events

Sep. 2017

Exploring the Clarinet Repertoire

Sep. 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Clarinetist Eric Hansen and pianist Jennifer Larsen Page will present a varied program of standard works and hidden gems.

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Oct. 2017

No Exit

Oct. 12 @ 7:30 pm - Oct. 14 @ 7:30 pm

No Exit, a 1944 French play by Nobel Peace Prize winner Jean-Paul Sartre, begins with three characters who find themselves waiting in a mysterious room. It is a depiction of the afterlife in which three deceased characters are punished by being locked into a room together for eternity. Presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre.

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Oct. 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Direct from it’s success in London’s West End, a SOLD OUT UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including “Mrs Robinson,” “Cecilia,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Homeward Bound” and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!

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Tributo a Ginastera

Oct. 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Filipino-American pianist Jovanni-Rey Verceles de Pedro has developed an international reputation as a soloist, collaborator, pedagogue, speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He has been deeply influenced by the life and music of Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera. In his Tributo a Ginastera recital, de Pedro will perform Ginastera’s Sonata para piano, Op. 22 as well as a selection of recently composed works inspired by Ginastera.

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No Exit

Oct. 18 @ 7:30 pm - Oct. 21 @ 7:30 pm

No Exit, a 1944 French play by Nobel Peace Prize winner Jean-Paul Sartre, begins with three characters who find themselves waiting in a mysterious room. It is a depiction of the afterlife in which three deceased characters are punished by being locked into a room together for eternity. Presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre.

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Champions of Magic

Oct. 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 5 world class illusionists that make up Champions of Magic come to the U.S. for the first time following four years touring the UK with sold out shows, rave review and a run in London’s West End. This cast of Britain’s top magicians includes international award winners presenting incredible mind reading, stunning up-close magic and daring large-scale illusions. Witness the impossible, including disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart stopping finale, all presented with lighting and special effects to rival…

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Nov. 2017

Swan Lake

Nov. 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Russian Grand Ballet is pleased to present one of the world’s most famous ballets – Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. This full-length classical production features the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and marks the first time the Russian Grand Ballet has ever performed in Green Bay. Swan Lake features the story of Odette, a beautiful princess, who falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried’s devotion can save her. Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake combines pure romanticism and…

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The 1957 album Birth of the Cool was the result of a creative collaboration between then up-and-coming trumpeter Miles Davis and innovative arranger Gil Evans. Drawing upon the influences of bebop and European impressionism and scored for an unusual instrumental nonet, this recording imagined a new future for jazz. An ensemble of UWGB music faculty and friends will recreate the album live from the restored manuscript. Historian Clif Ganyard will introduce the concert.

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Feb. 2018

Duo Piano Recital

Feb. 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

In preparation for their appearance with the Gangneung Philharmonic Orchestra during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, duo-pianists Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector present works by Poulenc, Ravel and Mozart.

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A Very Small Consortium

Feb. 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This innovative ensemble consisting of UWGB music faculty and friends performs “miniature morsels of music” that either consist of 100 or fewer or last one minute or less. The eclectic repertoire for this concert will be drawn from pieces submitted to our yearly international call for scores.

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Mar. 2018

Duets at Weidner Center

Mar. 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Inspired by a concept popularized by Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, saxophonist John Salerno and soprano Courtney Sherman will host an evening of duets with an array of duet partners. The program will feature “I Never Saw Another Butterfly,” a dramatic composition by Lori Laitman.

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Percussion: Classical to Contemporary

Mar. 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Percussionist Bill Sallak will perform solo and chamber music featuring the marimba, from Bach to the present day. Works by Bach, Osvaldo Golijov, Minoru Miki, and Dan Moore, as well as traditional music from northern Ghana and Burkina Faso.

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Apr. 2018

Gypsy Trip: Live Recording Session

Apr. 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Local favorites Gypsy Trip will bring their eclectic blend of gypsy jazz, pop influences and original compositions back to Fort Howard Hall – with a twist! Come witness the live recording of the band’s second album, a follow-up to 2015’s Alt-Nostalgia.

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