The Anderson Center 2015-16 series will open Friday, Oct. 16, with Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel, featuring classic and traditional flamenco, accompanied by a live orchestra. Select local dancers will join the performance for a breathtaking finale.
Additional performances include Grammy award-winning legend Mavis Staples will team up with multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne with the “Solid Soul” tour on Monday, Oct. 26; the National Circus and Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China on Monday, Nov. 16; an all-Beethoven program by the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016; and the full-length ballet Cinderella, performed by Moscow Festival Ballet on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.
Two specials will round out the season: the Band of the Royal Marines and the Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of the Scots Guards bring a program of military tradition and precision to the stage on Wednesday, Jan. 27; and, with support from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Jazz Touring Network, Regina Carter, considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation will bring her Southern Comfort tour to the Anderson Center on Sunday, April 17, 2016.
Tickets are available at the Anderson Center Box Office from noon-5:30 p.m. weekdays, by calling 607-777-ARTS, online or at the door.