Aurea Ensemble

AUREA ENSEMBLE
Of Nature Composed

This superb string quartet and performance ensemble explores the intersection of nature, science, the arts and humanities through America’s most eloquent voices on our natural world.

Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light

ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
Remain in Light

Global pop superstar Angélique Kidjo brings her brilliant reimagining of the Talking Heads’ great opus, Remain In Light to the FirstWorks stage!
Tickets on sale November 19
Man in blue shirt playing the violin

Daniel Bernard Roumain Redemption Songs and Sonatas

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN
Redemption Songs & Sonatas
with The Humanist Septet

The renowned violinist/composer collaborates with local music makers in a concert infused with electronic, urban, and classical sounds, celebrating a worldview of civil rights for all.
Silhouette of a woman holding a tiny person in her hand against a backdrop of animated ocean with fish and a large full moon

Miwa Matreyek

MIWA MATREYEK
Glorious Visions in Animation

Merging animated vistas and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek creates a moving art gallery of magical, spellbinding narratives and debuts her newest work exploring connections between humans and climate change.

Diavolo

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®

America’s Got Talent finalist DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion® uses daredevil dance to explore the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment.
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Daniel Bernard Roumain FirstWorks Artistic Ambassador

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN
FirstWorks Artistic Ambassador

Known for his signature violin sounds infused with myriad electronic, urban, and African-American music influences, DBR takes his genre-bending music beyond the proscenium. This season, he will be embedded in our community for a series of workshops reaching students, teachers and the elderly, community meals and conversations, and public performances with local artist collaborators.
Celebrating 15 years

FirstWorks @15

FIRSTWORKS CELEBRATES
15 YEARS

Over the past 15 years, FirstWorks festivals, performances and programs have attracted more than 500,000 participants. Find out more about how we build the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community in Providence, Rhode Island.

Impacting the Community

IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH ARTS LEARNING

FirstWorks Arts Learning Program reaches over 5,500 K-12 students at more than 40 public, charter and private schools each year. Click here to learn more.