GOSHEN – Spectators can now purchase individual tickets for all concerts in the 25th Goshen College Performing Arts Series.
Individual tickets are on sale online at goshen.edu/tickets and at the Goshen College box office in the Music Center. Tickets range from $25-50 depending on seat location and individual performance. All shows start at 7:30 p.m.
The 2022-23 lineup includes:
September 16: Cantus
Now in its 27th season, the low-voiced ensemble Cantus is widely known for its signature warmth and blending, innovative programming and captivating performances of music from the Renaissance to the 21st century. As one of the few full-time vocal ensembles in the country, Cantus has become known for their distinctive approach to music-making. Working without a conductor, the members of Cantus rehearse and perform as chamber musicians, each contributing to the entire artistic process.
October 1: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
Recognized as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, eight-time GRAMMY® Award winner Eddie Palmieri is a conductor, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, as well as his older brother, Charlie Palmieri. Palmieri’s parents emigrated from Ponce, Puerto Rico to New York in 1926. Born in Spanish Harlem and raised in the Bronx, Palmieri learned to play the piano at an early age and at age 13 he joined the orchestra of his uncle, playing the timpani.
October 19: The Scottish Chamber Orchestra
One of the finest ensembles in the world, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra is known for its outstanding performances and numerous award-winning recordings under the direction of Charles Mackerras and, in recent years, Robin Ticciati. This tour brings together two Scottish national treasures, Nicola Benedetti performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, under their new Principal Conductor, Maxim Emelyanychev.
November 5: Aida Cuevas: “45th anniversary – Yo Creo Que Es Tiempo”
Aida Cuevas presents “45th Anniversary – Yo Creo Que Es Tiempo”, an unforgettable and moving concert celebrating a long career as the most important female voice in Mexico. The Mariachi Queen is joined by the famous Mariachi Aztlán, as well as other special guests. With a 46-year career, 41 album releases, GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY awards and 11 nominations to his name, Cuevas is an esteemed figure in Mexico, beloved for his unwavering dedication to traditional mariachi music and his mastery of his demanding vocal forms. . Celebrate the legendary and powerful voice of Mexico with a new show combining the best of Mexican music with Cuevas’ unique voice and style.
December 6: The Swingles – Together for the Holidays
What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with some good-humoured songs brought to you by The Swingles? The GRAMMY® winners present a banquet of music to ward off the cold, featuring original songs inspired by folk and jazz accompanied by traditional carols and festive favorites. Swingles’ crystalline vocals conjure up icy worlds, blankets of snow and fireside chants. The Swingles’ unmistakable sound has long been associated with Christmas, and audiences can look forward to music from five decades of holiday releases, including their latest holiday album Yule Songs vol. II. In addition to these seasonal specials, the program includes favorites from the band’s year-round touring repertoire.
January 21: An Evening with Ira Glass: “Seven Things I Learned”
Ira Glass is the host and creator of the popular public radio show This American Life, heard weekly by more than five million listeners on public radio stations and on podcast since its debut in 1995. Editor de Glass, This American Life has won the highest honors for excellence in broadcasting and journalism, including seven Peabody Prizes and the first-ever Pulitzer Prize for audio journalism.
February 4: An Evening with Chris Thile
Mandolinist, singer and songwriter MacArthur Fellow and GRAMMY Award winner Chris Thile is a founding member of the critically acclaimed bands Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek. For four years, Thile hosted public radio favorite Live from Here with Chris Thile (formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion). With his broad vision, Thile creates a quintessentially American canon and a new musical aesthetic for performers and audiences, giving the listener “a joyful arc, with the linear melody and vertical harmony merging into a single canvas of diaphanous beauty” (New York Times).
March 5: Kingdom Choir
The Kingdom Choir of London is best known for their stunning performance at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The band’s performance of Stand By Me, seen by a global audience of over two billion, instantly propelled the choir to worldwide fame. Founded in 1994 by award-winning conductor Karen Gibson, the choir draws inspiration from diverse Christian traditions and is dedicated to creating a sound that reflects the community they share through their warm energy and enthusiastic performances.
March 25: Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
A fierce Celtic fiddler duo, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy dominate the stage with an explosive celebration of the raw energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with their taste for the contemporary. With their show Visions, MacMaster and Leahy will share their legendary musical and dance traditions from their hometowns of Lakefield, Ontario and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia through world-class musical creation.
May 19: Girl named Tom
Small-town sibling trio Girl Named Tom seeks to create harmony in a divided world. With their distinctive harmonies and heartfelt performances, Bekah, Joshua and Caleb Liechty captured America’s hearts while becoming the only ensemble to win The Voice on NBC. Along with their chart-topping covers, Girl Named Tom write original music that projects them into the most well-known harmony trio of their generation. Come hear firsthand from the band which includes two Goshen College graduates and continues to blast their rapidly growing fan base across the country and beyond.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.goshen.edu/tickets, by phone at (574) 535-7566, or in person at the Goshen College box office in the Music Center. For more information, contact the Goshen College box office at (574) 535-7566 or email [email protected] The box office, located in the Goshen College Music Center, is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.