Join us for the Chan Centre Presents 2015/16 Series! Click here to view an electronic copy of our brochure.
Don't miss the farewell tour of this legendary Cuban ensemble, born of the award-winning Buena Vista Social Club™ recording and documentary film. Featuring Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Guajiro Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, and Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos.
Widely considered to be the greatest flamenco guitarist in the world, Paco Peña performs with a distinguished ensemble of guitarists, singers and dancers in "Flamencura," a passionate, primal and fiery tribute to flamenco.
This native of Senegal has been called "the African voice of the century" and "one of the world's greatest singers." Drawing on his griot heritage of sung history and social commentary, Youssou N’Dour creates music of exceptional power and relevance.
Celebrate the beauty and diversity of Portuguese/Lusophone music with this double bill featuring two artists who share a homeland—spirited guitarist and singer-songwriter Sara Tavares, followed by revered fado singer Carminho.
Acclaimed saxophonist Branford Marsalis, three-time GRAMMY Award winner and NEA Jazz Master, is joined by a group of critically lauded musicians for an evening mixing jazz standards with original works.
Extraordinary vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater collaborates with jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra on "Dee Dee's Feathers," a modern vision of New Orleans portrayed through its rich musical traditions.
With her own fresh spirit and style, impeccably gifted sitar player Anoushka Shankar is blazing new branches of the trail established by her late father, Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Beloved folk performer Arlo Guthrie gives a rare performance of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. This iconic, platinum-selling work hilariously details actual events that precluded him from military service.
Back by popular demand! Cécile McLorin Salvant’s exceptional vocal power, soul, and virtuosity are breathtakingly showcased through her one-of-a-kind interpretations of jazz standards and rare blues compositions. A remarkable, imaginative young talent.