25). The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra lands for a three-day mini-residency to focus on the works of Berkeley composer John Adams (March 20-22, 2015). The Australian Ballet brings its new take on Graeme Murphy's "Swan Lake," accompanied by the Berkeley Symphony (Oct. 16-19). In the Nile Project, more than a dozen musicians and singers from Sudan, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Uganda team to present an evening of music inspired by the great river and the cultures it has served (Feb. 19, 2015). In a work co-commissioned by Cal Performances, the acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company of South Africa delivers its Apartheid-themed work "Ubu and the Truth Commission," featuring puppets, live actors and animation (May 1-3, 2015). Bay Area artists are well-represented in the new season. Steven Schick and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players will present Project TenFourteen, a four-performance series, interspersed through the season, that will feature world premieres of works from 10 composers - George Crumb, Ken Ueno, De Yun, Agata Zibel, among others - performed alongside contemporary masterworks. The series kicks off Nov. 16. Schick is also the curator of this year's Cal Performances/Ojai Music Festival collaboration, Ojai North, coming in Berkeley in June. And Bay Area composers/musicians Amy X Neuburg and Paul Dresher will perform newly commissioned works from 10 composers in a world premiere multimedia work titled "They Will Have Been So Beautiful: Songs and Images of Now" (Dec. 5-6). The season kicks off Aug. 12 with Yo-Yo Ma tackling the sizable UC Berkeley Greek Theatre on his own, performing selections Bach's Solo Cello Suites. Subscription packages range from $63-$353 and go on sale Friday. Individual tickets will go on sale in August. Contact 510-642-9988 or www.calperformances.org.