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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 Koshare Dance Collective 2018

Friday, November 30 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 1 at 7:00 PM
Join us as the students of Hobart and William Smith Colleges take the stage for two nights here at The Smith! This concert showcases a wide variety of … Read more »
Tickets:$10 general admission (plus service fees); Free for children and HWS students w/ID
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Live Performances Windham Hill: A Winter Solstice Concert with Liz Story, Sean Harkness, and Samite

Sunday, December 2 at 8:00 PM
Master musicians who made their names on the Windham Hill label, pianist Liz Story, guitarist Sean Harkness, and vocalist/mutli-instrumentalist (kalimba, marimba, litungu, and various flutes) Samite have created a special show in celebration of Winter Solstice. … Read more »
Tickets:$35-$50 (plus service fees)
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Live Performances The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 8 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 9 at 2:30 PM
Studio for the Performing Arts
Studio for the Performing Arts, Inc. (SPA) Ballet Company is delighted to present to you their rendition of the Nutcracker. A beautiful and magical tale of a young … Read more »
Tickets:$5-$15
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Actors portray the title characters in Tomas and the Library Lady.

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Tomás and the Library Lady

Monday, December 10 at 10:00 AM
Tomás loves stories and Papa Grande tells them to him todas las noches! One day while his family is in Iowa picking crops, Tomás meets the Library Lady … Read more »
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Film The Polar Express

Saturday, December 15 at 2:00 PM
A doubting 8-year-old boy is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa. Meanwhile, the train's conductor, along with the other young … Read more »
Tickets:$10 Adults; $5 Children 12 and Under, Lap-sitters are free!
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Two men and a woman are in a parlor in a scene in Ingmar Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night.

Film Smiles of a Summer Night

Sunday, December 30 at 2:00 PM
In Sweden at the turn of the century, members of the upper class and their servants find themselves in a romantic tangle that they try to work out … Read more »
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 youth and students (service fee applies to online orders)
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Poster shows tree standing in moonlight, promoting Opera Ithaca's A Little Night Music.

Live Performances Opera Ithaca: A Little Night Music

Sunday, December 30 at 8:00 PM
Join us for Opera Ithaca's second annual New Year's Eve Weekend celebration performance at the Smith Opera House, this year Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, "A … Read more »
Tickets:$27.50 plus service fees for general admission
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Live Performances Gaelic Storm

Thursday, January 24 at 8:00 PM
It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut … Read more »
Tickets:$22-$32 plus service fees
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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra: Ward Stare and Jon Nakamatsu

Friday, February 1 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
Ward Stare, Conductor Jon Nakamatsu, Piano Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 Stravinsky: Rite of Spring The distinguished American pianist Jon Nakamatsu—known internationally … Read more »
Tickets:Contact Geneva Concerts for pricing
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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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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 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 and … 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 and … Read more »
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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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ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Crucible

Sunday, May 5 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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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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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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