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Explore the BAMPFA galleries and discover exciting performances in our dramatic space on the night of each full moon.

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Past Events

  • Saturday, September 10, 8 PM; Sunday, September 11, 4 PM

    Full: Touch Bass

    Touch Bass is a collaboration of choreographer Risa Jaroslow with bassist and composer Lisa Mezzacappa, featuring three dancers, three bassists, and three double basses in an exploration of our physical and emotional vulnerabilities.

    Programmed by Sean Carson

  • Thursday, August 11, 7:30 PM

    Full: Pamela Z

    International sensation and Rome Prize winner Pamela Z returns to BAMPFA for her first evening-length concert in our new building

    Programmed by Sarah Cahill

  • Wednesday, July 13, 7:30 PM

    Full: Evan Ziporyn

    Composer and clarinetist Evan Ziporyn performs on solo and multitracked clarinet and bass clarinet, interpreting works by Donald Fagen, Philip Glass, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius, and others.

    Programmed by Sarah Cahill

  • Tuesday, June 14, 7 PM

    CANCELED—Full: Splinter Reeds

    Splinter Reeds is the first quintet made up of only reed instruments on the West Coast, showcasing the artistry of five immensely talented Bay Area players: Kyle Bruckmann (oboe), Bill Kalinkos (clarinet), Nicki Roman (saxophone), Jeff Anderle (bass clarinet), and Dana Jessen (bassoon). This performance includes new music by composers Laura Cetilia, Mario Godoy, and Paula Matthusen.

    This event has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Friday, June 3, 7:30 PM

    Full: The Gypsy Chronicles

    Accomplished international recording artist and Oakland native Femi Andrades (FEMI) brings her latest project, “The Gypsy Chronicles,” to our performance space.

    This event was originally scheduled for February 16.

  • Sunday, May 15, 7 PM

    Full: Friction Quartet

    It’s hard to believe that Friction Quartet, whose performances have been called “terribly beautiful” (San Francisco Classical Voice), has existed for only a decade. Since forming in 2011, Friction rapidly became a fixture in the Bay Area music scene.

    Programmed by Sarah Cahill

     

  • Saturday, April 16, 7 PM; Sunday, April 17, 3 PM

    Full: Mothers All

    Actors Ensemble of Berkeley mounts its latest production, Mothers All.

    Note: The Sunday, April 17 performance has been rescheduled to 3 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Friday, March 18, 7 PM

    Full: Berkeley Ballet Theater

    Berkeley Ballet Theater and Post:Ballet perform, with guest musician Vanessa Van-Anh Vo.

    Programmed by Sean Carson

     

  • Wednesday, February 16, 7:30 PM

    RESCHEDULED Full: The Gypsy Chronicles

    Accomplished international recording artist and Oakland native Femi Andrades (FEMI) brings her latest project, “The Gypsy Chronicles,” to our performance space.

    This event has been postponed to Friday, June 3.

  • Sunday, January 16, 7 PM

    POSTPONED—Full: Debussy Times Three

    Acclaimed Bay Area percussionist, recording artist, and producer PC Muñoz returns to BAMPFA with an evening of Debussy’s legendary “Clair de Lune,” rendered in three completely different ways.

    This event has been postponed due to COVID-19 related operational concerns. Learn more