Category: Stories

8 Reasons Why Joshua Bell is a Soraya Favorite

   Joey Solano   posted:  5 days ago

From child prodigy to Dancing with the Stars, three-time Grammy winner Joshua Bell returns for his seventh appearance and this time in an online conversation that you can participate in.

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From Executive Director Thor Steingraber: Fridays this fall

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  18 days ago

Look for an email from me every Friday this fall. Inspired by the popularity of last spring’s weekly “Director Selects,” The Soraya renews its commitment to bringing you important and...

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Honoring the 19th Amendment with Martha Graham Dance Company

posted:  33 days ago

The Soraya joins our partner, the Martha Graham Dance Company, in celebrating this week’s 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote and propelled the ongoing struggle to guarantee those rights for all women. We honor the historic importance of the 19th through the lens of Martha Graham’s own social activism – so evident in works such as American Document, Panorama, Chronicle, and Immediate Tragedy.

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Director Selects Highlight

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  39 days ago

The Soraya's weekly "Director Selects" were published every Friday from April through June, these selections represent the full breadth and diversity of our usual in-venue programming.

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"Immediate Tragedy," Martha Graham Dance Company's response to the moment

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  3 months ago

Main image: Martha Graham in Immediate Tragedy (1937) by Robert Fraser

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"We Shall Overcome" — Our final installment of Director Selects

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  4 months ago

At The Soraya, we are an organization that leads with its values, and of those, social justice stands foremost.

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Director Selects | May 22

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  4 months ago

From your front row seat on the sofa, take a musical trip around the world. In recent seasons, we have brought you artists from three dozen nations under the banner...

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Director Selects | May 15

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  4 months ago

In the past week, if I find myself getting down, I simply watch this video to restore my spirits.

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Director Selects | May 8Family Edition

   Justin Souza   posted:  5 months ago

I asked The Soraya's Programming Manager Justin Souza to put together this week's Selects. You will find his recommendations below — music and other activities from four of The Soraya's...

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Director Selects | May 1

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  5 months ago

This week, music from renowned classical artists from around the globe: from superstar conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen to #SongsofComfort with master cellist Yo-Yo Ma, discover these classics from the comfort of...

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