The University of Iowa

Y La Bamba

World Café says Luz Elena Mandoza Ramos, lead vocalist and producer of Y La Bamba, "[Her] inimitable songwriting is propelled by an earth-shaking voice and incisive lyrics that speak towards the duality of hurt and healing."

The King's Singers

The King's Singers return to Hancher to help you and your family celebrate the holidays! Undoubtedly the gold standard in a cappella singing, the ensemble will share a program filled with sounds of the season and other family favorites. 

Dance Gala

Dance Gala 2023 celebrates its return to the Hancher stage with new and restaged works by faculty members and creative collaborators as well as a work by distinguished guest choreographer Aaron Samuel Davis. 

Takács Quartet

Presented at The Englert Theatre
The Takács Quartet garnered international attention by winning first prize and the critics' prize at the International String Quartet Competition. The Takács is renowned for "marrying aristocratic elegance and red-blooded energy to everything they play."