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UGA Performing Arts Center

The University's superb concert halls showcase the world's best performers in classical, jazz, and world music plus ballet, folk, dance, and innovative and cutting-edge programming. An extensive schedule of performances in a variety of music, theatre, and dance genres make a great night-out-on-the-town while in Athens; group ticket rates are available as well as last-minute tickets. The Performing Arts Center is also available for rental and can be used for tours, seminars, lectures, and meetings.

Rare Complete Performance of Handel's Messiah

    From: December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
The UGA Performing Arts Center will present a rare complete performance of Handel's Messiah December 20 at 7 p.m. and December 21 at 2 p.m. in Hodgso... View Details

St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

    From: January 05, 2015 - January 05, 2015
Founded in 1967, the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra has drawn critical praise in concerts in more than a dozen countries, including a hi... View Details

Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra

    From: January 15, 2015 - January 15, 2015
Critically acclaimed as “New Zealand’s hottest music/comedy ensemble,” the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra (WIUO) is reno... View Details

Garrison Keillor

    From: January 26, 2015 - January 26, 2015
Garrison Keillor's Athens performance has been rescheduled for Monday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Keillor was originally boo... View Details

Peter Schickele: 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach - A Triumph of Incompetence!

    From: January 29, 2015 - January 29, 2015
It’s been 50 years since Professor Peter Schickele released P.D.Q. Bach on an unsuspecting musical public. He now reaches back across the decad... View Details

Chanticleer

    From: February 05, 2015 - February 05, 2015
The New Yorker magazine called Chanticleer "the world's reigning male chorus." Now in its fourth decade, the ensemble continues to thri... View Details

A Night in Old New Orleans

    From: February 07, 2015 - February 07, 2015
One Mo’ Time, which ran for more than three years during the early 1980s at the Village Gate in New York City, was an Off-Broadway smash. Now t... View Details

The Knights

    From: February 12, 2015 - February 12, 2015
The chamber orchestra known as The Knights is dedicated to creating original, engaging musical experiences that both honor the classical traditio... View Details

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Theatre

    From: February 14, 2015 - February 14, 2015
Launched in 2013, the Saturday Morning Club features UGA student performers and is designed for children ages four through 12 and their parents and g... View Details

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    From: February 22, 2015 - February 22, 2015
Conductor Robert Spano returns to Hodgson Hall with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a concert of nineteenth century orchestral favorites. Mido... View Details

ARCO Chamber Orchestra

    From: February 23, 2015 - February 23, 2015
Established by Levon Ambartsumian during his years as professor of violin at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the ARCO Chamber Orchestra drew cri... View Details

Mnozil Brass

    From: February 24, 2015 - February 24, 2015
The first official outing for Mnozil Brass was before a small circle of friends in Vienna in 1993. At the time, no one imagined that the band would ga... View Details

Visions from Cape Breton and Beyond: A Celtic Family Celebration

    From: March 05, 2015 - March 05, 2015
Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster is joined by husband Donnell Leahy and their children for a new show they’re calling Visions from Cape Bre... View Details

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    From: March 22, 2015 - March 22, 2015
Portuguese conductor Jacomo Bairos and guitarist Miloš join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for an appealing concert that opens with the Su... View Details

Andrew Tyson on Piano

    From: March 24, 2015 - March 24, 2015
Praised by The New York Times for his “passion and poetry,” pianist Andrew Tyson is emerging as a distinctive musical voice. He won the Y... View Details

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Dance

    From: March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015
Launched in 2013, the Saturday Morning Club features UGA student performers and is designed for children ages four through 12 and their parents and g... View Details

Kodo: One Earth Tour

    From: March 29, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Since bursting onto the world scene in 1981, Kodo has entertained audiences around the globe with appearances in virtually every venue of note, from A... View Details

Vadym Kholodenko on the Piano

    From: March 31, 2015 - March 31, 2015
Every four years, the most talented pianists from the around the world come to Ft. Worth, TX, to compete for the Gold Medal in the Van Cliburn Interna... View Details

Christina and Michelle Naughton

    From: April 07, 2015 - April 07, 2015
Christina and Michelle Naughton have been hailed by the San Francisco Examiner for their "stellar musicianship, technical mastery and awe-in... View Details

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Symphony Orchestra

    From: April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
Launched in 2013, the Saturday Morning Club features UGA student performers and is designed for children ages four through 12 and their parents and g... View Details

Jupiter String Quartet

    From: April 20, 2015 - April 20, 2015
The Jupiter String Quartet is a particularly intimate group, consisting of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (older sis... View Details

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Arch Chamber Music Festival

    From: April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is America’s premier repertory company for chamber music. The annual CMS visit for the Arch Chamber... View Details

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Arch Chamber Music Festival

    From: April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is America’s premier repertory company for chamber music. The annual CMS visit for the Arch Chamber... View Details