Shows at the Hop 16F

West House has available free tickets for House members to attend a number of world-class performances at the Hopkins Center each term. Please see below the list of upcoming performances for the current term. A sign-up system for expressing interest in shows will be made available soon; in the meantime please contact House Administrator Pamela Duffy at
Sat Oct 08 2016 – 12:00 PM
Wagner’s romance about the beautiful Isolde (Nina Stemme), whose marriage to King Marke (René Pape) is threatened by her love for his nephew Tristan (Stuart Skelton).
Fri Oct 14 2016 – 8:00 PM
Musician-led orchestra performs Mozart, Schubert and the world premiere of a Hop commission by George Tsontakis.
Sat Oct 22 2016 – 8:00 PM
The Coast welcomes two stellar guest artists this fall: multi-instrumentalist Peter Apfelbaum (tenor saxophone, piano, drums) and flutist Nicole Mitchell.
Thu Oct 27 2016 – 7:00 PM
The reigning champs of bipartisan political mockery toast election season with amusing song parodies and groan-inducing puns.
Sat Oct 29 2016 – 8:00 PM
Dartmouth Sings! Join the DCGC and friends from Dartmouth’s thriving, diverse vocal community for a Homecoming Weekend celebration.
Fri Nov 04 2016 – 8:00 PM
Award-winning character study of an African American seamstress who creates dreamy undergarments that, she hopes, are her ticket to a more just and fulfilled life.
Sat Nov 05 2016 – 8:00 PM
Program includes Dvořák’s Carnival Overture, Nielsen’s Flute Concerto (with soloist Cheryl Chang ’18) and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.
Sun Nov 06 2016 – 2:00 PM

Program includes works by William Billings, Moses Hogan, Aaron Copland and the premiere of a choral version of Nolan Gasser’s Repast, based on a story from the Civil Rights struggle.

Fri Nov 11 2016 – 8:00 PM
Follow the wind band through 100 years of change, from 19th-century outdoor military bands and ragtag village groups, to the sleek, sophisticated concert-hall ensembles after World War II.
Sat Nov 12 2016 – 8:00 PM
Program inspired by the jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms of Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria and Celia Cruz.
Tue Nov 15 2016 – 7:00 PM
Program includes Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, the world premiere of Dominic DiOrio’s I Tell the Story and works by Arvo Pärt.