Beginning Aug. 29, a limited number of tickets will be available for world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma's Sept. 30 concert at DePauw University.
Accompanied by 28 members of the Chicago Civic Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma will perform in Kresge Auditorium at the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts as part of DePauw Discourse 2011: Empowering Society Through the Arts.
DePauw Discourse, scheduled Sept. 29-Oct. 1, will feature a number of distinguished alumni and guests leading performances, exhibits and conversations that celebrate the arts and their role in sparking creativity, innovation and dialogue.
Beginning Aug. 29, tickets for the 6 p.m. concert will be distributed as follows:
DePauw students -- A limited number of tickets will be available, at no charge, with a limit of one per student, at the School of Music office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Students must claim a free ticket by 3 p.m. Sept. 7. After that, tickets will no longer be available.
DePauw faculty and staff -- A limited number of $10 tickets will be available (limited to two per person) at the School of Music box office between noon and 4 p.m. through Sept. 7. After that, tickets will no longer be available. (Faculty and staff must claim tickets in person at the box office and present a valid DePauw faculty/staff ID; no phone or e-mail reservations will be accepted).
DePauw alumni, parents and the general public -- A limited number of $20 tickets will be available online via a link from the DePauw home page as well as at the School of Music Box Office from noon to 4 p.m. or by calling 658-4827; no e-mail reservations will be accepted.
In the unlikely event there are tickets available on the day of the concert, it will be noted on the DePauw website and those tickets will be sold at the door for $30. Overflow seating will be available at no charge in the Green Center's Moore Theatre, where a closed-circuit television feed of the concert will be presented.
Ma will also deliver a lecture, "Reflections on a Life in Music: An Evening with Yo-Yo Ma," at DePauw at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 in Kresge Auditorium. There will be no charge for admission to the lecture. A TV feed of the lecture will also be presented in Moore Theatre for overflow seating.