27 Performances
14 San Diego Debut
1 Amazing Season

announcing the
2018–19 season

celebrating 15 years

Quatuor Van Kuijk
Quatuor Modigliani
Ariel Quartet
Hermitage Piano Trio
St. Lawrence String Quartet with Stephen Prutsman

Chamber music
series Subscription

David Roussève / REALITY
Beijing Dance Theater
Ephrat Asherie Dance
Dorrance Dance


Keyon Harrold
Braxton Cook
Sammy Miller and the Congregation
Alfredo Rodríguez & Pedrito Martinez


Manual Cinema
Vijay Iyer & Matt Haimovitz
Dahlak Brathwaite

Special Events tickets are only available as part of Choose Your Own subscription or as a series subscriber add-on during the subscription period (June 18–July 22, 2018).

special events

Gabriel Kahane (Wed. Oct. 10, 2018)
Orkesta Mendoza (Thur. Nov. 29, 2018)
Bill Frisell (Wed. Jan. 23, 2019)
Leyla McCalla (Tues. Feb. 5, 2019)

american routes

Maria de Barros
Msaki and the Golden Circle
Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyate

global music



Student Events

Fun for students of all ages.

K-12 Students

You are never too early to start engaging with the arts.


UC San Diego Students

UC San Diego students have incredible access to world-class artists and creativity. Events such as Master Classes, Innovator-In-Residence, UCSD Student Tickets, Internships.



Engage with creative experiences that extend past the performance.



Moderated by Molly Clark and Rebecca Webb, ArtTalks are chats with artists that offer the opportunity to learn the unexpected stories behind a work’s creation.


Bites & Beverages

Zanzibar at The Loft, offers constantly changing menu selections as well as adventurous wine and beer options to keep you comfortably satiated.

ArtPower at UC San Diego presents performing arts that engage, energize, and transform the diverse cultural life of the university and San Diego.

Through vibrant, challenging, multi-disciplinary performances, ArtPower seeks to develop more empathetic students and community members who are better prepared to engage in the world around them through their participation in high-energy artistic, educational, and engagement programs that broaden thinking and awareness, deepen understanding, and encourage new dialogues across UC San Diego and the community.

The PowerPlayers

$100,000 Match

PowerPlayers have generously committed $100,000 in matching funds to help double your impact with ArtPower.

  • Each NEW gift made in support of ArtPower between June 18, 2018 and June 30, 2019 will unlock the same amount from our match fund!
  • Each donor who INCREASES their gift to ArtPower in the same time period will unlock a match of the net increase!



Donor Benefits

ArtPower Donors receive fabulous benefits such as VIP reserved parking, Receptions with Artists and Private House Concerts!


June 18, 2018

Subscriptions On Sale

July 23, 2018

Single Tickets On Sale