The Day at the Hop

19/20 Season

Welcome to the Hop’s 2019/20 season: a year of incredible live arts and film from artists across the globe and right here in our community. 
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Season On-sale Dates

Mon, July 8 @ 10 am: Bentley Fellow, Backstage Circle & Top of the Hop members (web, phone, in-person)
Thu, July 11 @ 10 am: Partner & Investor members (web) 
Mon, July 15: Season Launch Party: see the schedule >
Tue, July 16 @ 10 am: Hop Advocates, Fans & all other members (web) 
Tue, July 23 @ 10 am: Public on-sale (web) 
Tue, July 30 @ 10 am: Members & public (phone, in-person)

19/20 Live Arts

Monica Bill Barnes at the Hop

Monica Bill Barnes & Company

Sept 19 - 21

Bring on the cheetos! Happy Hour thrusts you into that modern American affair, the Office Party—complete with drinks, karaoke and clueless dudes.

Mashrou Leila at the Hop

Mashrou' Leila

Sept 28

Rousing electro-pop and smoldering lead vocals address modern Middle Eastern social issues.

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra Fall 2019

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

Oct 5

Three Dartmouth seniors are the soloists for three concertos.

Carla Bley at the Hop

Carla Bley with the Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble

Oct 19

“One of the most beguiling artists in jazz for more than half a century.” -Denver Post

Dartmouth College Gospel Choir Fall 2019

Dartmouth College Gospel Choir

Oct 26

New and contemporary gospel music by a big choir, soloists and big band.

Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble Fall 2019

Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble

Nov 2

Exciting wind band repertoire by a dynamic student-community orchestra.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra at the Hop

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Nov 5

Time-travel to the Jewish ghetto of 17th-century Italy with America’s foremost early music ensemble.

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra Fall 2019

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

Nov 9

The Hop’s resident orchestra plays Mozart and Sibelius.

Handel Society of Dartmouth College Fall 2019

Handel Society of Dartmouth College

Nov 16

The Hop’s town-gown chorus performs great choral music, with orchestra and soloists.

DeLanna Studi at the Hop

And So We Walked

Jan 10 - 11

A young Native artist takes a multigenerational journey back in time.

Martha Graham Dance Company at the Hop

Martha Graham Dance Company

Jan 17 - 18

Old and new work by legendary women-led dance company.

Dartmouth Idol Semi-Finals 2020

Dartmouth Idol Semi-Finals

Jan 31

Dartmouth pulls out all the stops for this celebration of gorgeous, heartfelt singing!

Sally Pinkas and Saul Bitran at the Hop

Saul Bitran and Sally Pinkas

Feb 11

Early 20th-century French and Latin American music in this captivating program.

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra & Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble Winter 2020

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra & Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble

Feb 21 - 22

Two of Dartmouth’s flagship student ensembles present two evenings of jazz, classical music and Shakespeare.

Dartmouth Idol Finals 2020

Dartmouth Idol Finals

Mar 6

Dartmouth pulls out all the stops for this celebration of gorgeous, heartfelt singing!

Imani Winds and Harlem Quartet at the Hop

Imani Winds & Harlem Quartet

Mar 31

Exploring two diverse composers through classical music, jazz and poetry.

Miwa Matreyek at the Hop

Miwa Matreyek

Apr 5 - 6

Animated projections and real-time shadow play in two imaginative works celebrating the Earth.

The Day at the Hop

The Day

Apr 10-11

An evening-long voyage of the soul through dance and music by four of American’s leading artists in dance and music.

Dartmouth College Gospel Choir Spring 2020

Dartmouth College Gospel Choir

Apr 26

New and contemporary gospel music by a big choir, soloists and big band.

Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble Spring 2020

Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble

May 2

Exciting wind band repertoire by a dynamic student-community orchestra.

Dartmouth Theater Department The Wolves at the Hop

The Wolves

May 15 - 24

A dramatic investigation of sports and young women’s coming of age in middle-class America.

Dartmouth Dance Ensemble Spring 2020 at the Hop

Dartmouth Dance Ensemble

May 30-31

Original contemporary dance by student/community ensemble.

Sankofa Danzafro at the Hop

Sankofa Danzafro

Sept 26 - 27

Sankofa reaches deep into the urban experiences of black Colombians and pulls out a vibrant new work of dance theater.

Jon Batiste and Stay Human at the Hop

Jon Batiste and Stay Human

Oct 4

Sizzling jazz piano and vocals, from late-night TV to the Hop. 

St. Lawrence String Quartet at the Hop

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Oct 10

One the world’s most compelling string quartets plays John Adams, Osvaldo Golijov and Haydn.

Isango at the Hop

The Magic Flute

Oct 22 - 23

Mozart’s best-loved opera is transposed to South Africa—and marimba.

Sally Pinkas and Evan Hirsch at the Hop

Sally Pinkas and Evan Hirsch

Oct 29

Irresistible dance-based selections by a beloved piano duo.

Dartmouth College Glee Club Fall 2019 at the Hop

Dartmouth College Glee Club

Nov 3

Great choral music from an all-student ensemble.

Dartmouth Theater Department The Living at the Hop

The Living

Nov 8 - 17

Acclaimed 1996 parable about 17th-century Londoners facing devastating plague.

Pinchas Zukerman at the Hop

Pinchas Zukerman

Nov 12

An all-Beethoven program by one of today’s great violinists.

FLIP Fabrique at the Hop

FLIP Fabrique

Dec 5 - 8

A spectacular “new circus” journey into winter!

The Just and the Blind at the Hop

The Just and the Blind

Jan 16

A journey into the world of young urban men, through words, music, dance and multimedia.

Kronos Quartet at the Hop

Kronos Quartet

Jan 23

Hear the fascinating result of a 40-year collaboration.

Jordi Savall at the Hop

Jordi Savall

Feb 6

Enter the golden sound world of 17th-century Spain with a beloved early music master.

Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble Winter 2020

Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble

Feb 16

Exciting wind band repertoire by a dynamic student-community orchestra.

Dartmouth Theater Department The Sweet Science of Bruising at the Hop

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Feb 21 - Mar 1

Four Victorian women discover unexpected freedom in the underground subculture of women’s boxing.

Ashley Fure: The Force of Things at the Hop

The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects

Apr 1 - 5

An immersive work of sound and sculpture by acclaimed composer and Dartmouth faculty.

Angelique Kidjo at the Hop

Angélique Kidjo

Apr 7

Ebullient world music diva reimagines the Talking Heads’ landmark 1980 album.  

Amir ElSaffar at the Hop

Amir ElSaffar and Rivers of Sound Orchestra

Apr 21

Seventeen-piece ensemble explores the ecstatic common ground of Arabic music and jazz.  

Cartography at the Hop

CARTOGRAPHY

Apr 30

Fusing dance, film, map-making and sound sensor technology to explore the stories of modern migration.

Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble Spring 2020

Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble

May 9

The ensemble’s graduating seniors call the tunes in this end-of-the-year tradition.

War Requiem

May 22-23

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra, Handel Society, and Glee Club collaborate on Britten’s major work—a cry for peace featuring three Dartmouth ensembles.