Images (from left to right): Zakir Hussain, Margaret Cho and Adam W. Sadberry are among the performances in March at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts continues the 2022–23 season with new performances in March. From a legendary comedian and a master of Indian music to a Grammy-nominated duo and one of the world’s finest chamber orchestras, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has a little something for everyone this spring.
Below is the schedule of concerts and other performances at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts in March (subject to change):
Margaret Cho: Live and LIVID!
Thursday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Comedian, actor, musician, advocate, entrepreneur, Emmy nominee and five-time Grammy nominee Margaret Cho has been named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time, Vogue magazine’s Top 9 Female Comedians of all time, and CNN’s 50 People Who Changed American Comedy—and now she’s coming to Scottsdale.
Alfredo Rodriguez and Pedrito Martinez Duo
Friday, March 3, 8 p.m.
Grammy-nominated artists Alfredo Rodriguez and Pedrito Martinez leave audiences completely mesmerized by their fearless and virtuosic playing, exploring a variety of moods and influences, from Cuban classics to collaborative original compositions to unexpected favorites.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 p.m.
Preservation Hall is a humble, much-loved room dedicated to keeping the past and future of jazz alive.
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Avi Avital, mandolin
Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.
One of the world’s finest chamber orchestras is joined by the first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical Grammy to bring a memorable night of chamber music on a grand scale.
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sunday, March 12, 2 p.m.
A legend lives on as the Glenn Miller Orchestra presents seven decades of hits in its signature sound.
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel
Mozart and Friends: Beethoven and Haydn
Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
With Mozart and Friends, Jeffrey Siegel’s methodically rehearsed program explores connections to Beethoven and Haydn.
Sunday, March 19, 4 p.m.
The Scottsdale Philharmonic performs a program that includes Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien op. 45, Mendelssohn’s Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Delibes’s “Les filles de Cadix” and Lehar’s “Gold and Silver Waltz” op. 79.
Balourdet Quartet with Adam W. Sadberry, flute
Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.
The Balourdet Quartet, recipients of the Grand Prize at the 2021 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, shares the stage with Memphis Symphony Orchestra acting principal flutist Adam W. Sadberry.
Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion
Thursday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Curator, conductor and producer Zakir Hussain brings the best Indian music and world percussion for this unforgettable and extraordinary concert experience.
Saturday, March 25, 8 p.m.
Celebrated for its vibrant athleticism, humor and theatricality, Dance Heginbotham performs an evening of work in collaboration with Ethan Iverson, the critically acclaimed jazz composer and pianist.
Scottsdale Arts is continually striving to increase our accessibility offerings to provide enriching arts opportunities for everyone in the community. For more information about services we offer, here.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts would like to thank the following partners for the 2022–23 season: City of Scottsdale; Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust; Great American Title Agency; Tiffany & Bosco; National Endowment for the Arts; Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation; Dr. David and Joan Goldfarb Trust; The Dayton Fowler Grafman Endowment for Classical Music; Betty Hum and Alan Yudell; Mountain Shadows Resort; Karen and John Voris; Hotel Adeline; Hotel Valley Ho; Sacks Tierney P.A.; Theodore R Stephan Endowment for Student Matinees; WESTAF/TourWest; Bank of America; Ethelyn Cohen, In Memory of Howard Cohen; Renewal by Andersen; Elise and Dan Parish; and Arizona Commission on the Arts.
Through its partnership with the city of Scottsdale, the nonprofit Scottsdale Arts creates diverse, inspired arts experiences and educational opportunities that foster active, lifelong community engagement with the arts. Since its founding in 1987, Scottsdale Arts has grown into a regionally and nationally significant, multi-disciplinary arts organization offering an exceptional variety of programs through four acclaimed branches — Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation — serving more than 600,000 participants annually. In conjunction with the city of Scottsdale, we also host more than 200,000 people annually on our campus through a robust rentals program.
SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Since 1975, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has provided a stage for a wide range of artists and genres, creating shared, inspiring experiences for the community that celebrate artistic excellence and cultural awareness. Today one of the premier performing arts halls in the western United States, the Center presents a diverse season of music, dance, theater, comedy and film from around the world.
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