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Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616-5270
+1 530-754-2787
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One of best concert halls in the world!

We went there to hear the St. Olaf Choir. The theatre is one of the best I've ever experienced... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Kesslane
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Orinda, California
Beautiful venue with wonderful seating and acoustics

Went to the Royal Philharmonic who were in town visiting from London. Was a real treat to get... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
James M
,
Las Vegas, New Mexico
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1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616-5270
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

We went there to hear the St. Olaf Choir. The theatre is one of the best I've ever experienced. Acoustically it was superb, beautiful, comfortable seating, and easy parking. If you have a chance to experience an event there--GO!

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Went to the Royal Philharmonic who were in town visiting from London. Was a real treat to get tickets. The musicians were spectacular and the venue was truly stunning. It was a world class evening and event at a world class center. Had seen the...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

I have been here several times and the venues are all outstanding but there are some issues. The seats are REALLY small - think budget airline or smaller. Also they gouge you on parking. The garage across the street is NINE dollars which is much...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Just saw Brandi Carlile and the twins here tonight and this venue was amazing. It was an acoustic concert and the auditorium carried the sound beautifully. The staff was pleasant and helpful. The facility is attractive and well kept. We would drive the hour and...More

Thank Kimberly D
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Fantastic performances in a beautiful theater--the acoustics are excellent, the sight lines clear, and the Manetti Shrem Museum is next door, so before the performance you can take in the amazing art produced by such faculty members as Wayne Thiebaud. Or stroll through the adjacent...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

I have heard two presentations of Handel's Messiah at the Mondavi Center. I sat once in an upper balcony, and this past December in the fifth row. The acoustics were wonderful. Additionally, I have attended several professional school graduations there. It is simply a wonderful...More

Thank 1Gerrit48
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

If you have not been to the Mondavi Center before, make it happen soon!! This architectural beauty offers a variety of entertainment from local and world-renowned musical concerts, orchestras, American Heritage series, world stage, theater, dance, and famous or inspirational lecturers. Give it a try,...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great acoustics ,a very rewarding experience. A great place for students to go and receive discount prices. NO so good for seniors discount or free day performances. Overall a placing experience.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Mondavi Center is the cultural epicenter of our region, bringing top jazz, classical, blues, and (yes) rock musicians as well as speakers, dance, and occasionally theater performances. I've seen everyone on this stage from Yo-Yo Ma to Zakk Wylde (touring with the Jimi Hendrix...More

Thank scknox
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

How lucky we are to have a first rate college symphony orchestra in our town with the perfect venue to play in and affordable prices to attend. The Mondavi Center brings excellent and varied entertainment all year round.

Thank Sanine W
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