Cecile McLorin Salvant, Kronos Quartet and St. Paul’s Zeitgeist among the numbers to play the Walker Art Center – Twin Cities
Grammy-winning jazz singer Cecile McLorin Salvant, contemporary classical music favorites Kronos Quartet and the St. Paul Zeitgeist new music quartet are among the acts booked for the Walker’s winter / spring performing arts season Art Center.
The season features contemporary dance, music and live performances, with seven new commissions from Walker and three world premieres.
For more information or to purchase tickets, see walkerart.org.
Here is an overview of what is available. Unless otherwise specified, events take place at the Walker Art Center:
- Out There 2022: An Alternative Performance Series, with Kaneza Schaal (world premiere, Walker commission); 8 p.m. from January 12 to 15; $ 28.50.
- Out There 2022: A Series of Alternative Performances, with Annie Dorsen; 8 p.m. January 27-29; $ 28.50.
- Out There 2022: An Alternative Performance Series, featuring Big Dance Theater (Walker commission); 8 p.m. from February 10 to 12; $ 28.50.
- CÃ©cile McLorin Salvant: âOgresse: Envisionedâ (world premiere, commissioned by Walker); 8 p.m. February 25-26; $ 45.
- Kronos Quartet: âFifty for the Futureâ; 7:30 pm March 19 (Program A: âNew Global Voicesâ), 7:30 pm March 20 (Program B: âOld Friendsâ); $ 48 to $ 39 ($ 70 for a package of two shows); Fitzgerald Theater, Saint-Paul.
- Radouan Mriziga: âAkalâ (Walker co-commission); 8:30 p.m. March-2 April; $ 28.50.
- Arooj Aftab; 7 p.m. on April 10; $ 50 to $ 25; Parkway Theater, Minneapolis.
- Rivers of Sound Orchestra by Amir ElSaffar (commissioned by Walker); 8 p.m. on April 21; $ 28.50.
- Third Coast Percussion with Movement Art Is: âMetamorphosisâ; 7:30 p.m. April 30; $ 51 to $ 31; Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis.
- Kassa overall; 8 p.m. on May 6; $ 30 to $ 28.50; Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis.
- Heather Kravas and Victoria Haven: âsolid objectsâ (world premiere, Walker commission); âSolid objects / SANDWICHâ, 5 pm – – 9 pm May 12, 1 pm – 5 pm May 14, free (come and go as you wish); âSolid objects / VOIDSâ, 8:00 p.m., May 13-14, $ 28.50.
- Zeitgeist and Friends with special guest George Lewis: âThe Music of George Lewisâ (Walker commission); 8 p.m. on May 21; $ 28.50.