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Smith Opera House

The Smith Opera House

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Saturday - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Monday - Friday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Smith Opera House is a perfect venue for taking in a live performance of music, dance, theater or speech. The performances on stage range from modern rock concerts, children’s theater, community theater, and live presentations.

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Live Performances Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Saturday, February 16 at 8:00 PM
Finger Lakes Public Radio WEOS 89.5 Geneva
For over 50 years, South Africa’s Five Time Grammy Award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and … Read more »
Tickets:Reserved seating $28-$38, plus service fees
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Photo shows the group Postmodern Jukebox standing around a billiards table.

Live Performances Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Wednesday, February 20 at 8:00 PM
Smith Center for the Arts & DSP Shows
Proving that everything new can be old again, pianist Scott Bradlee has become a viral pop sensation after creating a series of clips for YouTube that finds him … Read more »
Tickets:$38.50-$168.50 reserved seating (plus service fees)
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Film Your Name

Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM
Bank of the Finger Lakes
In this 2016 animated romantic fantasy drama by Makoto Shinkai, a high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo are able to swap … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Film Wine Weekend: Mondovino

Friday, February 22 at 6:00 PM WINE TASTING, 7:00 PM FILM, 9:30 PANEL DISCUSSION
Bank of the Finger Lakes
The Smith Opera House is pairing up with Billsboro Winery, Glenora Wine Cellars and Fox Run Vineyards to bring you Wine Weekend. The mini-festival will feature three wine-related … Read more »
Tickets:$10 plus service fee for online orders
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Film Wine Weekend: SOMM: Into the Bottle

Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 PM TASTING, 2:00 PM FILM, 3:45 PM PANEL DISCUSSION
Bank of the Finger Lakes
The Smith Opera House is pairing up with Billsboro Winery, Glenora Wine Cellars and Fox Run Vineyards to bring you Wine Weekend. The mini-festival will feature three wine-related … Read more »
Tickets:$10 plus service fees for online orders
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Film Wine Weekend: Babette’s Feast

Saturday, February 23 at 6:30 PM TASTINGS, 7:30 PM FILM
Bank of the Finger Lakes
The Smith Opera House is pairing up with Billsboro Winery, Glenora Wine Cellars and Fox Run Vineyards to bring you Wine Weekend. The mini-festival will feature three wine-related … Read more »
Tickets:$10 plus service fee for online orders
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Film The Red Turtle

Thursday, February 28 at 7:00 PM
Bank of the Finger Lakes
In this animated fantasy story, a man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life. Sponsored by Bank of the Finger Lakes. Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students (service fee applies to online orders only for both ticket types)
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Live Performances Darrah Carr Dance: Ceilidh: An Evening of Irish Music and Dance!

Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
Join the champion Irish step dancers of Darrah Carr Dance for a whirlwind celebration of Irish music and dance. The Bessie-Award nominated company imbues the Ceilidh—a traditional social gathering … Read more »
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Live Performances Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Thursday, March 7 at 8:00 PM
DSP Shows
Bagpipes with attitude.  Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning! It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC … Read more »
Tickets:$28.50-$38.50 plus service fees
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Live Performances The Town Pants

Friday, March 15 at 8:00 PM
The Town Pants started 20 years ago playing small pubs which lead to performing at music venues in over 500 cities in 15 countries and eventually to headlining … Read more »
Tickets:$20 plus service fee
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Film The Secret of Kells

Saturday, March 16 at 2:00 PM
Bank of the Finger Lakes
A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming … Read more »
Tickets:General Admission: $10 adults; $5 kids 12 and younger; free for lapsitters
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Live Performances Memories of Patsy — The Patsy Cline Tribute Show

Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 PM
The legendary Patsy Cline comes to life once again in the national touring show, Memories of Patsy. This incredible tribute concert takes its audience on a trip back … Read more »
Tickets:Reserved seating $29-$39 plus service fees
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A girl with a helmet and a man standing behind her portray the characters from They Called Her Vivaldi.

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances They Called Her Vivaldi

Sunday, March 24 at 3:00 PM
M. Haberdasher has crafted very peculiar earmuffs for his very particular daughter Cecilia Maria. Don’t shout about it but Cecilia Maria thinks they make her look fascinating … Read more »
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A girl with a helmet and a man standing behind her portray the characters from They Called Her Vivaldi.

ArtSmart Educational Theatre They Called Her Vivaldi

Monday, March 25 at 10:00 AM
M. Haberdasher has crafted very peculiar earmuffs for his very particular daughter Cecilia Maria. Don’t shout about it but Cecilia Maria thinks they make her look fascinating … Read more »
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Live Performances Survivors

Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Department of Religious Studies
A New Play by Wendy Kout Inspired by the Words and Lives of Rochester Holocaust Survivors Directed by Sandi Henschel Crafted from the actual words and experiences of 10 Rochester-based Holocaust … Read more »
Tickets:Free admission

Film Reel Rock 13

Friday, April 5 at 7:00 PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges' ORAP (Outdoor Recreation Adventure Program)
REEL ROCK 13 delivers jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humor in a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films. Hop on a wild ride to … Read more »
Tickets:$7 for adults and students (service fees apply for online orders)
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Live Performances Kenny Barron and Dave Holland

Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 PM
National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Kenny Barron (piano) and Dave Holland (bass) come together for a special performance as the Smith Opera House gears up for … Read more »
Tickets:Reserved seating, $27.50-$47.50 plus service fees
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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra: Michael Francis and Yekwon Sunwoo

Friday, April 12 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
Michael Francis, Conductor Yekwon Sunwoo, Piano Walton: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Minor Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 Gold medalist of the Fifteenth Van Cliburn … Read more »
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Logo promoting the Smith's 125th anniversary

Live Performances Smith Opera House Tour

Weekly on Wednesdays from May 1 to June 26
While the historic Smith Opera House is a venue where fascinating stories unfold via film and the performing arts, the building itself has its own compelling stories that … Read more »
Tickets:Free but donations are weclome

ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Crucible

Monday, May 6 at 10:00 AM
No one is safe as a reign of terror rips through 1692 Salem. Led by Abigail Williams, a group of girls who claim to have seen the Devil … Read more »
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Crucible

Monday, May 6 at 7:00 PM
No one is safe as a reign of terror rips through 1692 Salem. Led by Abigail Williams, a group of girls who claim to have seen the Devil … Read more »
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Live Performances The Mersey Beatles: Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Concert

Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 PM
FLX Events
Abby Road Anniversary Concert BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! This Liverpool-based Beatles Tribute Band was a resident band for over a decade at the world famous Cavern Club, where The Beatles … Read more »
Tickets:$23-$68 plus service fees
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