Past Lenfest Season Events Season presentations from 1991-2021

The Lenfest Center for the Arts
SEASON PRESENTATIONS 1991 - 2021

1991 Lenfest Series:
March 1, 1991: Faith Ringold
March 13, 1991: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
May 1, 1991: Into the Woods
May 25, 1991: Dedication Ceremony
Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano & Warren Jones, pianist

1991-1992 Lenfest Series:
Nov. 17, 1991: La Traviata
Feb. 27, 1992: Alvin Ailey
May 12, 1992: The King's Singers

1993-1994 Lenfest Series:
Nov. 13, 1993: Taming of the Shrew
Jan. 8, 1994: City of Angels
Feb. 8, 1994: Richmond Ballet

1994-1995 Lenfest Series:
Sept. 29, 1994: Chick Corea Acoustic Band
Nov. 9, 1994: Mary Black, Irish folk singer
Jan. 9 & 10, 1995: Phildanco
March 14, 1995: Richmond Symphony

1995-1996 Lenfest Series:
Oct. 2, 1995: The National Theatre of the Deaf: An Italian Straw Hat
Nov. 2, 1995: The Marcus Roberts Trio
Jan. 16 & 17, 1996: Pilobolus
Feb. 28 & 29: Capitol Steps

1996-1997 Lenfest Series:
Oct. 22 & 23, 1996: Carmen (Opera northeast) Joint with Concert Guild
Nov. 16, 1996: Claire Bloom: Then Let Men Know
Feb. 25, 1997: Imago: Frogs, Lizards, Orbs and Slinkys

1997-1998 Lenfest Series:
Nov. 10 & 11, 1997: The Richmond Ballet
Jan. 12, 1998: Johnny Griffin Quartet
March 12 & 14, 1998: Aquila

1998-1999 Lenfest Series: 250th Anniversary
Jan. 5, & 6, 1999: Russian National Ballet (The Sleeping Beauty & Swan Lake)
Feb. 7, 1999: The Acting Company: Tartuffe
March 16 & 17, 1999: The Canadian Brass

1999-2000 Lenfest Series:
Oct. 26, 1999: The Waverly Consort
Nov. 8, 1999: The Lula Washington Dance Company: Reflections in Black
Feb. 23 & 24, 1999: The Capitol Steps

2000-2001 Lenfest Series: 10th Anniversary
Sept. 23, 2000: The Tamburitzans of Duquesne
Jan. 13, 2001: The Woody Herman Orchestra: The Explosive Big Band Sound of the Thundering Herd
Jan. 25 & 26, 2001: Richmond Ballet
March 8, 2001: Halley's Comet (Cancelled) John Amos
March 15, 2001: Oregon Jazz

2001-2002 Lenfest Series:
Sept. 25, 2001: Garth Fagan Dance
Feb. 13, 2002: Aquila Theatre: The Tempest
Feb. 14, 2002: Aquila Theatre: The Wrath of Achilles
March 12, 2002: Musical: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

2002-2003 Lenfest Series: 
Sept. 19, 2002: The Shanghai Ballet: The White-Haired Girl 
Sept. 20, 2002: The Shanghai Ballet: Coppelia
Oct. 17, 2002: Conversations with Goddesses starring Agapi Stassinopoulos
Jan. 16, 2003: The Klezmatics

2003-2004 Lenfest Series:
Oct. 5, 2003: Ailey II
Nov. 16, 2003: Doudou N'Diaye Rose and his Drummers of West Africa
Jan. 9 & 10, 2004: Capitol Steps

2004-2005 Lenfest Series:
Oct. 6, 2004: Vanaver Caravan: Pastures of Plenty
Jan. 26 & 27, 2004: Tom Ziegler's Mrs. Kemble's Tempest
Feb. 1, 2005: Acting Company: The Two Gentleman of Verona
Feb. 26 & 27, 2005: Pilobolus

2005-2006 Lenfest Series: Dedication of John And Anne Wilson Concert Hall
Oct. 4, 2005: Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band
Jan. 22, 2006: Flying Karamovoz Brothers
Feb. 28 & March 1, 2006: Richmond Ballet

2006-2007 Lenfest Series
Oct. 5, 2006: Koresch Dance Company
Jan. 11, 2007: Robert E. Lee: Tom Dugan's Shades of Gray
Jan. 17: Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway
March 13, 2007: Moscow Festival Ballet: Don Quiote
March 14, 2007: Moscow Festival Ballet: Giselle
March 26, 2007: Mystical Arts of Tibet Kamen Gallery Opening
March 26, 2007: Mandala Painting Opening Ceremony
March 29, 2007: Sacred Music, Sacred Dance for World Healing

2007-2008: Lenfest Series
Nov. 1, 2007: Tango Buenos Aires
Nov. 6, 2007: Aquila Theatre Company: Catch-22
Jan. 30, 2008: Date Night: Cedar Lake
Jan. 31, 2008: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
March 27, 2008: Marvin Hamlisch

2008-2009 Lenfest Series
Sept. 11, 2008: Golden Dragon Acrobats
Jan. 19, 2009 : Date Night: Lula Washington Dance Theatre: An Intimate evening of Jazz and Dance
Jan. 20, 2009: Lula Washington Ballet: Ode to the 60s
March 8, 2009: Russian National Ballet: A Gala Night
April 22: 10th Anniversary Tour: Footloose

2009-2010 Lenfest Series:
Nov. 10, 2009: Momix Ultimate Date
Nov. 11, 2009: Best of Momix
Nov. 14, 2009: The Way of Tea at the Watson Pavilian
Nov. 17, 2009: Yamato Drummers
Feb. 6, 2010: Kevin Spirtas: Night and Days
March 22 & 23, 2010: Musical: Porgy and Bess   Joint presentation with Concert Guild

2013-2014 Lenfest Series:
Oct. 15, 2013: Shanghai Ballet: The Butterfly Lovers
Oct. 21, 2013: Opera Roanoke: The Magic Flute  Joint presentation with Concert Guild
Nov. 9 & 10, 2013: Ivan Rutherford: A Celebration of Great Film Music Joint presentation with USSO 
    featuring Michelle Ponder ’2014
Jan. 30, 2014: Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia  
Feb. 11, 2014: An Evening with The Broadway Boys
April 22 & 23, 2014: Vivien Leigh: The Last Press Conference (Betty Kahn Taylor)

2014-2015 Lenfest Series:
Sept. 22, 2014: Aquila Theatre: Wuthering Heights
Jan. 14, 2015: So Good for the Soul: A Tribuite to the Music of Motown
April 30, 2015: Alonzo King LINES Ballet

2015-2016 Lenfest Series: 25th ANNIVERSARY YEAR
Sept. 21, 2015: NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado  Joint presentation with Concert Guild 
Jan. 13, 2016: The Sinatra Century! Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch celebrating Frank Sinatra's Centennial
Jan 19, 2016: Jessica Lang Dance
Feb. 16, 17, 18, 2016: Actors From the London Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
April 26, 2016: Voca People

2016-2017 Lenfest Series:
Sept. 26, 2016: The Havana Cuba All-Stars: Cuban Nights
Jan 11, 2016: Complexions Contemporary Ballet
March 21, 2017: Jazz Ambassadors: US Army's Official Touring Big Band
April 25, 2017: LA Theatre Works: Judgement at Nuremberg

2017-2018 Lenfest Series:
Jan. 11, 2018: BODYTRAFFIC Contemporary Dance Company
April 23, 2018: The Mountaintop: LA Theatre Works
April 26: Che Malambo  Joint presentation with Concert Guild

2018-2019 Lenfest Series:
Sept. 25, 2018: Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan (Cancelled)
Jan 10, 2019: BODYVOX: Urban Meadow
Jan. 24, 2019: Julian Sands A Celebration of Harold Pinter

2019-2020 Lenfest Series:
Nov. 20, 2019: The Capitol Steps
Jan 16, 2020: Step Afrika!
Feb. 6, 2020: Drum Tao 2020

2020-2021 Lenfest Series: COVID 
Oct. 20: Laura Benanti (TDFS): Performance streamed
Nov. 14: Debashish Bhattacharya: Performance streamed

2021-2022 Lenfest Series:
Feb. 15: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
April 28: ARTrageous!