Several changes have been made to the 2012-13 season at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts since the season brochure was printed and mailed.
Soprano Dena Kuznetova is no longer appearing in the Rising Stars of Opera program on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. in Jackson Hall. Instead, soprano Sara Gartland will perform scenes from Verdi’s “La Travita” alongside tenor Sean Panikkar.
The Dancer Films Live Event, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. in Jackson Hall, was previous billed as featuring cartoonist Jules Feiffer. Feiffer is not able to participate in the event, but dancer Andrea Weber and saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom still will appear.
The Stanley Clarke and Hiromi Acoustic Duo performance, part of the Capital Public Radio Jackson Hall Jazz series, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m. in Jackson Hall, has been changed. Instead, Stanley Clarke will perform with his Trio featuring drummer Lenny White and pianist Ruslan Sirota.
The Ravi Shankar concert previously scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. in Jackson Hall, part of the World Stage Series, has been canceled. Shankar’s management company, Opus 3 Artists, provided the following statement: “It is with deep regret that, due to health issues, Panditji Ravi Shankar must cancel his October 2012 tour. Mr. Shankar lives for the joy of performing and is very sorry to have to announce this cancellation. He very much hopes to be able to perform for the Davis community in a future period.”
There has been a program change to the Lara Downes and Build performance, part of the Studio Classics: New Horizons Series, scheduled for Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. The title of the program, previously billed as “In Landscapes,” has been changed to “Moving In Place.”