Performance Events

The Nutcracker

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Exuberant dancers on stage.

Tchaikovsky meets Ellington in a unique performance featuring original choreography and live music from the CSUN orchestra and jazz band. Read more

Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

Irvin Mayfield

Kick back and enjoy an evening of cool-cat musicality peppered with the swinging sounds of horns, piano, bass and drums by one of the most prominent and virtuosic representatives of today’s jazz culture: NOJO! Read more

Aquila Theatre presents "The Tempest" at Plaza del Sol

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

Aquila Theatre's The Tempest

The Aquila Theatre will bring its innovative style and dynamic physical approach to Shakespeare’s famous magical tale of forgiveness and enlightenment. The New York Times has described Aquila’s productions as “Gleefully engaging... almost unbearable fun... directed with inspiration,” while The New Yorker has raved “Beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing and crystalline in effect.” With an ensemble of superb performers and Aquila’s exhilarating execution, this new production of The Tempest is sure to delight. Read more

Romulo Castro García

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Romulo Castro Garcia singer-songwriter

Romulo Castro García Is a singer-songwriter author of lyrics that reflect an experience of migration and globalization with a Panamanian perspective. Read more

31st Annual CSUN Powwow

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

Native American in traditional attire

The 31st Annual CSUN Powwow is Saturday, November 29th.  American Indian singers, drummers and dancers will perform.  Visit arts and crafts booths. Enjoy delicious frybread!   Read more

Collaboratoria: Graduate Student and Faculty Dance Concert

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

dancers dancing

Three shows: November 20, 2014 @ 2pm and 8pm at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall. (Also November 19, 2014 @ 8pm)

Featured dancers are Elissa Brock, Cheyenne Spencer and Jocelyn Brooke.

Tickets: $15 students and seniors; $20 general admission.

Tickets through Associated Students Box office: 818-677-2488. Read more

Czech Philharmonic

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

Czech Philharmonic

Jiří Bělohlávek, chief conductor and music director with the Prague Philharmonic Choir The inimitable conductor and music director Jiří Bělohlávek leads this eminently historic orchestra through an inspiring evening of Anton Dvořák’s profoundly moving masterwork, Stabat Mater, performed by the acclaimed Prague Philharmonic Choir. Read more

Guest Artist: Pianist Yi Wu (China) in Concert

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 4:00pm

Yi Wu

A special performance from the award-winning artist of music by Chopin, Schumann and Liszt. This concert by the  Chair of Piano at Shanghai Normal University is co-sponsored by the CSUN China Institute. All are welcome to attend. Read more

CHS Benefit Concert

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6:30pm

Benefit Concert Banner

Celebrating 45 Years of Traditional Mexican Music, Song, and Dance in the Department of Chicana/o Studies: An evening of Vibrant Sones Jarochos, Sones de Mariachi, Huapangos, Boleros, Corridos and Rancheras. Read more