Happy New Year!

Added THU, JAN 7TH 2016

Make a resolution
to go retro in 2016!

Arrival from Sweden performs February 21

The future is here, but it's the past that's in vogue at Montalvo in 2016! Go retro this spring with concerts in our intimate Carriage House Theatre that will transport you back in time. 

Mary Bridget Davies is practically a reincarnation of Janis Joplin (especially when performing in the musical productions Love, Janis and A Night With Janis Joplin—for which she received a 2014 Tony nomination). On Sunday, January 24, at 7pm, this "genuine powerhouse" (Entertainment Weekly) will sing original tunes and Joplin hits in her electrifying Montalvo show.

Classic Albums Live is known for their near-perfect replications of complete records, and we're excited to present them on Thursday, January 28, at 7:30pm as they perform Elton John—Greatest Hits. Add Martini Madness to your order to start the evening off with high class cocktails in the Villa.

The McCartney Years take Beatles tribute bands to another level by focusing on the music of Sir Paul McCartney alone. This period-true, sonically explosive homage to one of the greatest rock talents of the 20th century will blow you away: check it out on Saturday, February 20, at 8pm.

Rock out to the Music of ABBA on Sunday, February 21 with Arrival from Sweden, returning to Montalvo for the second time and featuring members of the original touring band. Hurry and get your tickets, though—the 4pm show is sold out, and limited seats remain for the 7:30pm performance!

Of course, these are only a few of the dozens of concerts coming up in the Carriage House Theatre between now and May. Click the button below to see the full schedule and to purchase tickets online, or call our Box Office at 408-961-5858 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.


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January 7, 2016

Montalvo is a member-supported
non-profit organization
dedicated to the arts.

Bistro Montalvo:
indoor dining on
cold winter nights

Bistro Montalvo

Have you ever attended a Carriage House Concert and wished you could just park once for both dinner and the show? Well, you're in luck: introducing Bistro Montalvo, now available prior to select performances. It's a great new way to have a meal with us before the curtains go up!

Sit inside the beautiful historic Villa as night falls over our gardens and Great Lawn, and you'll enjoy a sumptuous 3-course prix fixe meal catered by Cafe Primavera. Mingle with fellow concertgoers at the bar in the Phelan Library, and make it a night to remember!

Want to see a sample menu? Just click here. Bistro Montalvo will be available at:

Dinners are just $55 per person plus service charges (beer/wine & gratuity not included) and begin 90 minutes prior to showtime. Concert tickets must be purchased separately. 

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LAP Fellows to debut
new work January 15

XLIII: A Contemporary Requiem
Don't miss the world premiere of XLIII: A Contemporary Requiem, an electrifying site-specific performance work by Lucas Artist Fellows Andrés Solis and Sandra Milena Gómez, on Friday, January 15, at 7:30pm at the Mission Santa Clara de Asís (located on the Santa Clara University campus).

 is conceived as a contemporary memorial honoring victims of violence. Solis's score blends organ sounds with a chorus of 20 voices and electronic rhythms. Gómez and her three collaborators use dance to explore themes including birth, repetition, dissolution, and renewal.

This remarkable program is presented by the Santa Clara University Chamber Singers and conductor Scot Hanna-Weir, and is co-commissioned by Montalvo and the Center for the Arts and Humanities at SCU. It is supported by Conaculta-FONCA in Mexico.

Click below to purchase tickets, or call the Box Office at 
408-961-5858 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.

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at a glance:

Fri, January 8, 8pm
Peter Rowan's Bluegrass Band

Sun, January 10, 3pm
Saint Michael Trio: 250 Years of Trio Music 

Fri, January 15, 7:30pm
at Mission Santa Clara de Asis
XLIII: A Contemporary Requiem

Fri, January 15, 8pm
Paula Cole  

Sat, January 16, 8pm
Black Violin SOLD OUT!

Sat, January 23, 8pm
George Winston SOLD OUT!

Sun, January 24, 7pm
Mary Bridget Davies

By Appointment:

Docent-Guided Villa & Grounds Tours



Project Space Gallery: Botanica Poetica: New Works by Lucas Artist Fellows


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