Center for the Performing Arts announces 2015-16 lineup

Harry Connick, Jr. arrives at the "American Idol XIV" finalists party at The District by Hannah An on Wednesday, Mar. 11th in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

CARMEL, Ind. (WISH) — The Center for the Performing Arts has released its 2015-16 schedule of performances.

“We have a stellar lineup for this very special season marking five years of offering world class entertainment to fans of great performances who come to Carmel from all 92 counties in Indiana, each of our 50 states, and 22 countries. Our ever-expanding lineup also ensures that each of our three performance spaces is brimming with activity throughout the year,” said President and CEO Tania Castroverde Moskalenko.

Subscriptions will be available starting Tuesday, April 21. You can reach the Palladium box office at 317-843-3800 or 877-909-2787.

The lineup:

Printing Partners Classical Series:

  • Yo-Yo Ma, Cello – November 18, 2015
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman – January 10, 2016
  • Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra with Lech Walesa – February 26, 2016
  • Joshua Bell and The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields – March 13, 2016
  • Jeremy Denk, Piano – April 24, 2016
  • Cleveland Orchestra – May 15, 2016

The Stratford Songbook Series:

  • Great American Songbook Academy Finals – July 25, 2015
  • Ann Hampton Callaway: Barbra Streisand Songbook – September 18, 2015
  • Frank Sinatra Jr. – October 16, 2015
  • Vikki Carr – January 30, 2016
  • Michael Feinstein with Cheyenne Jackson – March 5, 2016
  • Denzal Sinclaire – April 16, 2016

Taft Jazz Series:

  • The Bad Plus with Joshua Redman – October 18, 2015
  • Regina Carter & Kenny Barron – November 21, 2015
  • Ramsey Lewis Quartet – January 9, 2016
  • John Scofield & Joe Lovano Quartet – February 6, 2016
  • Christian McBride Big Band – March 4, 2016
  • SFJAZZ Collective: The Music of Michael Jackson – April 8, 2016

Country Series:

  • Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers – September 25, 2015
  • Tanya Tucker – October 31, 2015
  • Ronnie Milsap: Farewell Tour – November 20, 2015
  • Roseanne Cash – January 8, 2016
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – March 11, 2016
  • The Oak Ridge Boys – April 23, 2016

World Stage Series:

  • National Dance Company of Siberia – October 11, 2015
  • Bollywood Masala Orchestra – November 1, 2015
  • Son de Madera – November 13, 2015
  • Direct from Ireland, Celtic Nights – February 20, 2016
  • Silk Road Ensemble – February 27, 2016

Dance Series:

  • Compania Flamenca Jose Porcel – October 9, 2015
  • Ailey II – October 30, 2015
  • Moscow Festival Ballet – January 15-16-17, 2016
  • Alonzo King LINES Ballet – March 18-19, 2016
  • Drewry Simmons Vornehm Pop, Rock & Folk Shows
  • Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn – October 23, 2015
  • Gordon Lightfoot – November 5, 2015
  • Under the Streetlamp – March 18, 2016
  • Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell – March 20, 2016

Family Shows:

  • National Circus & Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China – October 24, 2015
  • Dan Zanes & Friends – November 14, 2015
  • Project Trio: Peter & The Wolf – January 9, 2016
  • Disney’s Choo-Choo Soul – March 12, 2016

Spotlight Shows:

  • Re-Inventing the Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass – January 23, 2016
  • The Band of Royal Marines with the Pipes, Drums & Highland Dancers of the Scots Guards – February 5, 2016
  • MOJO & the Bayou Gypsies – March 11, 2016

Holiday Shows:

  • Wynonna & The Big Noise Christmas – December 4, 2015
  • Dave Koz & Friends Holiday Show – December 11, 2015
  • Jim Brickman “Comfort & Joy Tour” – December 17, 2015

Special Events:

  • Season Kick-Off with Harry Connick, Jr. – August 6, 2015
  • Songbook Celebration presented by Krieg DeVault – October 3, 2015
  • New Year’s Eve Extravaganza – December 31, 2015

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