The Ritual of Breath Is the Rite to Resist

2022/23 Season

A spectacular selection of arts experiences from around the globe. 

This season, the arts are everywhere. As the Hop's iconic building undergoes renovation and expansion, our offerings will be popping up in venues all across campus and the Upper Valley.

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The Hop's 2022-23 Season is supported, in part, by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act from the National Endowment for the Arts.

2022/23 Events

The Ritual of Breath Is the Rite to Resist

The Ritual of Breath Is the Rite to Resist

September 16–17, 2022
An offering. An opera in seven movements. A call for justice.
Commissioned and produced by Hopkins Center for the Arts. Co-commissioned by Stanford Live.

August 9–11, 2022
Activation Workshop
Three evenings of community building and ritual planning with Dr. Shamell Bell

Camille Brown

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

September 23–24, 2022
A dance journey through the African American experience by the riveting choreographer.

Manchester Collective

Manchester Collective "Sirocco" featuring Abel Selaocoe & Chesaba

October 6, 2022
This electrifying show from the daring group traverses multiple genres, including a wide range of classical music to African and Danish folk songs.

Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell and Black Earth SWAY

October 15, 2022
The innovative flutist and champion of new music returns to the Hop alongside her ensemble with a dazzling performance.

Glee Fall 22

Dartmouth College Glee Club

October 23, 2022
Bring on the vibrant vocals and melodies. The club kicks off the year with a varied program of choral delights through the ages.

Coast Jazz Orchestra

Coast Jazz Orchestra

October 27, 2022
The student ensemble pays tribute to revolutionary composer, bassist and bandleader Charles Mingus, and premieres new works by student composers.


Dartmouth Department of Theater "Pippin"

November 4–13, 2022
The iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece comes to glorious life.

DSO Fall 22

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

November 12, 2022
The DSO performs Berlioz's astounding Symphonie Fantastique.

Dance Ensemble Fall 22

Dance Showcase hosted by the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble

November 15, 2022
Get ready for some show-stopping moves as student-led troupes, hosted by the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble, take over the dance floor with a mix of hip-hop, modern dance and more.

Apple Hill String Quartet

Apple Hill String Quartet

January 27, 2023
Native American art comes to life in this program featuring The Ceremony That Never Was, a Hop commissioned premiere. Part of the quartet's year-long residency.

January 26, 2023
Social Entrepreneurship and the Arts: a collaboration with the Hood Museum and Magnuson Center as part of Arts Careers Week at the Hop.
An intimate performance and panel discussion on creating meaningful, real-world impact through the arts.

Kings Return

Kings Return

February 01, 2023
Gorgeous new melodies grow from old-school a cappella roots.

Coast Jazz Orchestra

Coast Jazz Orchestra at Dartmouth with Tomas Fujiwara's Shizuko

February 16, 2023
The ensemble is joined by renowned drummer/composer Tomas Fujiwara, premiering new music inspired by his grandmother, Shizuko.

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

February 23, 2023
A feast of string favorites, including Barber's Adagio for Strings, Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings and Dvorak's Serenade for Strings.

Dartmouth Dance Ensemble

Dartmouth Dance Ensemble work-in-progress showing

March 05, 2023
Led by director John Heginbotham, the cast of dancers shares choreography featuring a new work.

Apple Hill String Quartet

Apple Hill String Quartet

April 11, 2023
Public Talk: Music and Social Change
An eclectic array of classical works closes out the quartet's year-long residency.

April 12, 2023
An eclectic array of classical works closes out the quartet's year-long residency.

Figli d'arte Cuticchio la storia del soldato

La Storia del Soldato

April 18-19, 2023
The great marionette tradition of Sicily comes to life in this musical fable on ambition and war.

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

April 26, 2023
Rhapsodic melodies from the pioneering Cape Jazz pianist and his seven-person ensemble.

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

May 11, 2023
The evening begins with William Grant Still's "Mother and Child," arranged for string orchestra, followed by two exquisite classical-era symphonies, Mozart's 40th and Schubert's 5th.

Dartmouth College Gospel Choir

Dartmouth College Gospel Choir

May 25, 2023
Student and community vocalists share powerful messages in an uplifting performance.

At the Telluride Film Festival

Telluride at Dartmouth

September 23–29, 2022
Titles Announced September 2


Brentano String Quartet and Dawn Upshaw "Dido Reimagined"

October 1, 2022
A rethinking of Purcell's beloved opera that takes us into the inner psyche of the proud Queen of Carthage. Co-commissioned by the Hop.

Andy Borowitz

An Evening with Andy Borowitz

October 11, 2022
Laugh and cry as the razor-sharp satirist takes us on an uproarious examination of American politics in celebration of his newest book in this moderated discussion.


Midori & Jean-Yves Thibaudet

October 19–21, 2022
A Beethoven sonata cycle by the violin virtuoso and the pianist extraordinaire.

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Intimo Farruquito

October 25, 2022
Fiery flamenco in its purest form.

Apple Hill Quartet

Apple Hill String Quartet with Sally Pinkas

November 8, 2022
A musical odyssey spanning continents and centuries.

Handel Fall 22

Handel Society of Dartmouth College

November 15, 2022
A unique collection of sweeping choral music.



January 23, 2023
There is nowhere darker than the future. A provocative film and live talkback on disability and our collective responsibility.

Dublin Guitar Quartet

Dublin Guitar Quartet

January 31, 2023
Cutting-edge, contemporary works from the "astonishing" and "impeccable" quartet (NPR).

Sally Pinkas

Sally Pinkas

February 09, 2023
From Vienna with love.

Dartmouth College Glee Club

Glee Club

February 19, 2023
The choral singers draw on their ever-expanding repertory for an uplifting performance.

The Crossing

The Crossing

March 02, 2023
The fearless and astonishing choir explores new works by leading contemporary composers.

The Bookbinder

The Bookbinder

April 1-2, 2023
A dark fairytale interweaving shadowplay, puppetry and music for curious children and adventurous adults.

Le Patin Libre


April 13–15, 2023
Exquisite skating artists from Le Patin Libre transform into harmonious flocks of birds.

Sandeep Das & the HUM Ensemble

Sandeep Das & the HUM Ensemble

April 20, 2023
A kaleidoscopic journey of music, dance and storytelling that celebrates the shared history between India and Afghanistan. World Premiere.

Clarion Choir

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil

May 3, 2023
Celebrate the Russian composer's 150th anniversary with a nocturnal hymn emanating hope.

Handel Society & Glee Club

May 18, 2023
The choirs join forces with soloists, orchestra and organ to present Requiem masses by French composers Fauré and Duruflé.

Coast Jazz Orchestra

Coast Jazz Orchestra at Dartmouth

May 27, 2023
Coast seniors take over the spring concert with innovative new music.