This spring, experience an incredible array of performances at the Staller Center for the Arts. The new season includes a vast lineup from high-profile musical artists and world-renowned dance troupes to fun-filled family shows and side-splitting comedians.
Tickets for the Staller Center’s Spring 2024 season go on sale Friday, November 10, at noon at stallercenter.com.
Kicking off the spring season on January 27 is the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. A beacon of excellence in jazz, the iconic big band consists of 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players in the industry today, led by Wynton Marsalis — the jazz world’s most gifted trumpeter and esteemed composer/bandleader.
Whether you’re a fan of drumming or not, you’ll enjoy an exhilarating performance by Japan’s Drum Tao on February 3, bringing large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes and innovative visuals for an energetic and unforgettable production.
Next up on February 15 is the first program of the newly announced Emerson Legacy Series, featuring former Emerson artists Eugene Drucker, violin, and Lawrence Dutton, viola, as they continue their legacy as world-leading classical musicians.
Classical enthusiasts will continue to be delighted as the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra performs on February 17 and again on March 23. The beloved orchestra of superb musicians are pursuing their advanced studies in Stony Brook’s Department of Music (program to be announced).
Closing out the month on February 24 is Vic DiBitetto, who returns to the Staller Center with his working-class brand of comedy that will make you feel like you’re sitting down to dinner with your favorite cousin.
Starting the month on March 2 is the versatile jazz phenom Veronica Swift, bringing to Staller her broad and artistic vocals that remain unwavering regardless of genre.
A performance by the illustrious Leslie Odom Jr. on March 9 at 8 pm will headline the Staller Center’s 2024 Gala event with a performance of the star’s favorite tunes from Broadway and beyond. Tickets are available for the performance only, and gala supporter tickets include a reception following the performance and VIP seating. For regular tickets, click here. To learn more about becoming a gala supporter, visit stallercenter.com/gala.
Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as the Rhythm of the Dance brings its 25th anniversary tour to Staller on March 16. As the National Dance Company of Ireland, the group has gained global acclaim for its exceptional talent, stunning choreography and infectious enthusiasm.
Long Island’s very own Adam Pascal rocks the Recital Hall on March 22. A luminary across the realms of theater, television, film and music, he etched his name into theatrical history by originating the role of Roger Davis in the hit production RENT.
Bring the kids for a brand-new performance, Pops! produced by the Staller Center Outreach Ensemble, on March 24. Mozart and Vivaldi go head-to-head with Lennon and McCartney in this one-of-a-kind family show.
Cellist Colin Carr is back in Starry Nights on March 27. The evening will also feature former Emerson violinist Phil Setzer, clarinetist Alan Kay and bassoonist Gina Cuffari, presenting classical music from its beginnings to the contemporary era.
April 6 brings an icon of both stage and screen to Staller as Patti LuPone debuts her A Life in Notes, which weaves together a tapestry of tunes from her prestigious Broadway journey, as well as selections from the realms of folk and American popular music.
Later in the month, FLIP Fabrique’s brand new show Blizzard takes the stage by storm on April 13. Hailing from Québec City, Canada, the Cirque group’s shared dream is to create shows inspired by the human experience.
Wrapping up the month is a Staller fan-favorite, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, on April 20. This pioneering all-male ballet ensemble stands not only at the pinnacle of their craft but also as one of the most uproariously entertaining acts in the industry today.
Closing out the spring season on May 4 is the famed classical musician and reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman, widely regarded as one of the greatest violinists of both the 20th and 21st centuries.
For tickets and information and to see all of the programs at Staller Center, including the highly acclaimed Live from the Met in HD Opera series, the full season of art exhibits at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, and more, visit stallercenter.com.
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