Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts proudly presents their 2012-2013 season, filled with world-class performances and events, including dance, music, theater, comedy, cinema and more. You can check out the whole digital season guide by going to the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts website, but let’s take a look at some of the most anticipated performances.
- Spotlight artists Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bill Engvall, Bernadette Peters, Clint Black, Chris Botti and Dionne Warwick.
- Toe-tapping Broadway classics and popular songs by Michael Feinstein, Mandy Patinkin, Barbara Cook, The Doo-Wop Project and Tommy Tune.
- High-flying dance by Garth Fagan Dance Company, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Limón Dance Company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo.
- Soul-shaking jazz by Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Béla Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio, Chick Corea and Gary Burton, John Pizzarelli Quartet, and McCoy Tyner Quartet with Joe Lovano.
- Awe-inspiring classical music in conjunction with the 25th anniversary season of the Virginia G. Piper Concert Series featuring recitals by pianists Murray Perahia, Jeffrey Kahane and Olga Kern, and concerts by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Zukerman ChamberPlayers; as well as Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel; and Close Encounters with Music.
- Trail-blazing world music by Jogja Hip-Hop Foundation, Paco Peña, Danú, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Jesse Cook.