Live Performance

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

“The show was a testament to an era of jazz that shaped the sound of America in the 20th century, and faithfully reaffirmed the legacy of the orchestra’s original bandleader, jazz legend Count Basie.” DAILY SUNDIAL In the history of jazz music, there is only one bandleader that has the distinction of having his orchestra … Read more

Kayla Farrish

“A powerful choreographer with a versatile and loyal band of collaborators in her corner; all of Farrish’s work has left an imprint on my mind, even years later.” DANCE ENTHUSIAST The recipient of the 2023 Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Choreographer Award, Kayla Farrish is a Black interdisciplinary artist merging dance, theater, filmmaking, narrative, and sound score. Her … Read more

Conrad Tao, piano

“The kind of musician who is shaping the future of classical music.” NEW YORK MAGAZINE Conrad Tao has, “the chops to play anything and the ideas to make it compelling,” says New York Classical Review. Dubbed an artist of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times, pianist and composer Conrad Tao has … Read more

Maryna Krut

“[Her music] represents the DNA of Ukrainian culture, in all its styles, classic and very modern.” OUEST FRANCE Ukrainian singer-songwriter Maryna Krut, aka KRUTЬ, is a virtuoso of the bandura, a stringed instrument unique to Ukraine that looks and sounds like a lute and harp hybrid, resulting in harpsichord-like effect that is both delicate and assertive. With her atmospheric … Read more

Nathalie Joachim

“A fresh an invigorating cross-cultural voice.” THE NATION Grammy-nominated musician and composer Nathalie Joachim — hailed as “powerful and unpretentious” by The New York Times — is breathing new life into music inspired by her classical training, contemporary music practice and Haitian heritage. Performing with her trio, Joachim brings to Ovations a dynamic live interpretation … Read more

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

“Companies like Complexions are game-changing: they’re forging a path for what ballet can be instead of what it historically has been.” THE GUARDIAN Rooted in a rich Alvin Ailey lineage with a cadre of 16 stunning dancers, Complexions Contemporary Ballet is hailed as a “matchless American dance company” by the Philadelphia Inquirer and “game changing” … Read more

Champions of Magic

“Dazzles audiences with a show like no other!” BROADWAY WORLD Following a decade touring the world as one of the most successful magic shows in history, the Champions of Magic team are back with an explosive brand-new production featuring thrilling mind-bending illusions, mind reading, escapology, and ground-breaking magic. Fusing their skills in grand scale magic, … Read more

Angélique Kidjo

“Africa’s most widely respected international vocalist, and one of its hungriest synthesizers of culture of ideas.” NEW YORK TIMES Four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today, a creative force with fourteen albums and innumerable accolades to her name. Time Magazine calls her “Africa’s premier diva” and … Read more

Beautiful Blackbird Live!

“It’s hard to describe just how unforgettably lively Russell’s music is. A colorful combination of reggae, jazz, musical theatre, funk, and Motown.” BROADWAYWORLD Ashley Bryan’s artful children’s book comes to life in this joyful concert for young audiences created by Georgia’s Alliance Theatre. Join Blackbird and his fantastic feathered band for a high energy concert … Read more

Sugar Skull! A Día De Muertos Musical Adventure

Twelve-year-old Vita Flores thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a spirited candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning of Día de Muertos. Meet Sugar Skull, a charismatic … Read more