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Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Aperture Duo: Linnea Powell and Adrianne PopeSaturday, 3/30/2019
whisper / sing / speak
A theatrical chamber music concert featuring performance art, improvisation, and virtuosic playing while singing. The program includes four Aperture Duo commissions with two world premieres by emerging US and Mexican composers. Works by Erika Vega, Erin Rogers, John Ivers, Noah Meites, and George Aperghis.
Virginia Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Concerto Finals with Orchestra for Waring International Piano CompetitionMonday, 4/1/2019
4 young finalists (17 and under) from the 22nd Junior and Intermediate Waring International Piano Competitions play Beethoven and/or Mozart with Waring Festival Orchestra
Palm Springs Opera Guild - Palm Springs - Presents:Opera in the ParkSunday, 4/7/2019
Opera in the Park is the premier cultural event in April in Palm Springs. The concert of beloved opera arias draws thousands of people from all over Southern California every spring in a celebration of great opera music with a professional orchestra conducted by Valery Ryvkin
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Life After3/22/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/26/2019)
Grieving the recent loss of her famous father, 16-year-old Alice begins to question the events surrounding his death and sets out to uncover what really happened on the night that changed her family forever. Britta Johnson’s Life After is a bittersweet, witty, and life-affirming new musical that explores the mess and beauty of loss and love.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:Copenhagen Girls Choir from DenmarkThursday, 3/28/2019
Danish Choir, in Collaboration with Nordic Folk Band Afenginn and Danish Pedal Steel Guitar Virtuoso Maggie Bjorklund, Presents New Original Danish Music, Including Gallop of Fire Commemorating Last Year’s Devastating California Wildfires
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Lackawanna Blues3/16/2019 - 4/21/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/26/2019)
A magical, musical, and deeply personal work written and performed by Tony Award® winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Lackawanna Blues is a reminiscence of his 1950s childhood in a small town on the banks of Lake Erie.
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The Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Black Super Hero Magic Mama 3/21/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/26/2019)
Black Super Hero Magic Mama
Written by Inda Craig-Galván
Directed by Robert O'Hara
In a comic book world from the mind of a 14-year-old boy, Sabrina becomes superhero Maasai Angel to take on her arch villains. Enter Lady Vulture, Human Hyena and more. Compared to the pain of her real world, this battle is child’s play.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Cathedral City - Presents:Chess3/13/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/26/2019)
"One of the best rock scores ever produced. This is an angry, difficult, demanding and rewarding show.” – TIME
“Worth seeing.” – New York Post
EACH PERFORMANCE WILL INCLUDE A CHAMPAGNE AND DESSERT RECEPTION
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Diana2/19/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/26/2019)
World premiere musical, Diana, follows the story of Princess Diana as she grows into a global phenomenon and manages to change the world.
Christopher Ashley and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) create this highly anticipated musical, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:The Phantom TollboothWednesday, 3/27/2019
Produced by Enchantment Theatre Company
Milo is bored. There is simply nothing for him to do. And then, one afternoon, he receives a magic tollbooth.
Based on Norton Juster’s beloved children’s book, The Phantom Tollbooth is a fantastical tale of a boy who is transported to a wonderous world—the Kingdom of Wisdom.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Gershwin & Ravel3/28/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/28/2019)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Hélène Grimaud, piano
For one shining moment, Ravel and Gershwin met each other at a New York party in 1928, where they expressed their deep mutual admiration and passion for jazz. Now, two brilliant French artists (and Philharmonic regulars) keep that connection alive with this latter-day meeting of the minds.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Malpaso Dance Company3/28/2019 - 3/30/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/28/2019)
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DEBUT
Cuba’s hottest contemporary dance company shares a little slice of Havana in a sparkling program of movement and music featuring works by Artistic Director Osnel Delgado, as well as international choreographers Aszure Barton, Cecilia Bengolea and Ohad Naharin.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #7Sunday, 4/7/2019
Jessica GUIDERI Violin, Eric BYERS Cello, Rodolfo LEONE Piano
J.S BACH: SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO IN
B MINOR BWV 1014
C. SAINT-SAENS: SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO N.1 IN D MINOR OP 75
F. CHOPIN: INTRODUCTION & POLONAISE BRILLANTE IN C MINOR OP 3 FOR CELLO & PIANO
P. SCHARWENKA: PIANO TRIO IN G MAJOR OP 112 “US PREMIERE”
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Something Rotten!4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!
Los Angeles Youth Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Youth Orchestra4/14/2019 - 4/15/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 4/14/2019)
The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Founder and Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, presents the Spring 2019 concerts on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 4:00pm at UCLA Schoenberg Hall and on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7:30pm at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
Brahms Symphony No. 4, Academic Festival Overture and world premiere of Russell Steinberg’s Cosmic Dust 2.
Pacific Symphony - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Sundays@Soka: Pacific Symphony with Conrad TaoSunday, 3/31/2019
A continuation of his exploration of the works of Schubert and Chopin, Maestro Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony through another exciting afternoon of music, joined by Conrad Tao.
Tao is acclaimed as a musician of "probing intellect and open-hearted vision" (New York Times), a "thoughtful and mature composer" (NPR), and "ferociously talented" (TimeOut New York).
AAP - Food Samaritans - Palm Springs - Presents:Evening Under the Stars Gala for AAP - Food SamaritansSaturday, 5/4/2019
Evening Under the Stars Gala benefitting AAP - Food Samaritans. May 4 at the O'Donnell Golf Club.
Cocktails, Dining, and a brief awards presentation followed by dancing to "The Music of ABBA" by ARRIVAL from Sweden.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony • National Children's ChorusSunday, 3/31/2019
American Youth Symphony
Carlos Izcaray, music director
National Children's Chorus
Luke McEndarfer, artistic director
About This Performance
Two of our finest youth ensembles - L.A.'s storied American Youth Symphony and the accomplished singers of the National Children's Chorus - return to Walt Disney Concert Hall for an inspiring demonstration of the future of our art.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Hype Man2/20/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Monday, 3/25/2019)
The West Coast premiere of Idris Goodwin’s “break beat” play continues the Fountain Theatre’s focus on social justice.
Social injustice, racial identity, gender inequity, career ambition and friendship converge — and collide — in Hype Man
Rubicon Theatre Company - Ventura - Presents:Fuddy Meers 3/13/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/27/2019)
In this outrageously funny roller-coaster ride of a play, Claire, an amnesiac. wakes up each day having forgotten the details of her life. Like all mornings, her seemingly devoted husband Richard greets her with a cup of coffee and a scrapbook of memories. But when he steps away, a limping, lisping man claiming to be Claire’s brother pops out from under her bed and says he is there to save her.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Celebrate the Birthday of JS BachSunday, 3/31/2019
Celebrate the Birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with Raúl Prieto Ramírez on Sunday, March 31, 2pm at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in the heart of San Diego's Balboa Park. Experience musical excellence on the largest outdoor musical instrument. It's an all-Bach concert in honor of Johann Sebastian Bach's Birthday. No-cost admission to this unique setting is your gift from the City of San Diego and
Latino Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Mother of Henry3/15/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/28/2019)
Latino Theater Company resident playwright Evelina Fernández’s newest work is set in the 1960s working class melting pot of Boyle Heights.
Pacific Chorale - Costa Mesa - Presents:UnSung HeroesSaturday, 3/30/2019
“UnSung Heroes” celebrates music written by women, bringing it to its well-deserved place at center stage! Featuring the genius of creators ranging from medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen to 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, and including a world premiere by Seattle composer and conductor Karen P. Thomas
Independent Shakespeare Co. - Los Angeles - Presents:Julius Caesar3/15/2019 - 5/11/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/28/2019)
From the presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, join us indoors at the ISC Studio for Julius Caesar. Beginning on the Ides of March!
Part ghost story, part political murder thriller, ancient Rome comes to vivid life in ISC’s first ever mounting of one of the greatest hits of the Elizabethan stage.
San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:Bizet's Carmen3/30/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 3/30/2019)
Carmen is an archetype of literature and art set to passionate music that will burn up the stage with its unbridled drama and incredible music, including the “Toreador Song” and the seductive “Habanera.”
Set in classic Spain, this traditional production has all of the lust, jealousy, revenge, and heart-stopping drama you’ve come to expect from Bizet’s powerful opera.
Fine Arts Network - Temecula - Presents:Into The Woods3/15/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
Fairy tales begin “once upon a time” and end “happily ever after.” Not so fast! After all the dreams come true in this Tony Award-winning musical, everybody returns to the woods for a reality check.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Dance GallerySaturday, 3/30/2019
A unique perspective into our company of artists. Emerging choreographers from the San Diego Ballet, present a one-of-a-kind mixed rep production under the direction of Artistic Director, Javier Velasco.
Come and meet our artists…up close and personal.
OB Playhouse and Theatre Co. - San Diego - Presents:The Pirates of Penzance Jr. 3/22/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history. The wit and whimsy of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic score is suffused with a modern sensibility in The Pirates of Penzance JR., a swashbuckling musical journey!
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:In The Heights3/15/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
With incredible hip-hop dancing, a contemporary Latin-flavored score and a story from Lin-Manuel Miranda (creator of the hit Broadway show Hamilton), In the Heights made a huge splash on Broadway, scoring the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical and winning over audiences with its fresh-faced charm and vibrant music.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee3/22/2019 - 3/30/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.
The Master's University Theatre Arts - Santa Clarita - Presents:Sabrina Fair3/22/2019 - 3/30/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
TMU Theatre Arts' Spring Play "Sabrina Fair" sparkles with wit, humor, love, and family. Don't miss it!
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:The Story Pirates Present: This Show is Missing!Saturday, 3/30/2019
Grab your magnifying glasses and funny-looking, double-sided hats because a mystery is afoot at Story Pirates headquarters. We’re celebrating the release of our latest book with a show…but our script has vanished! We need help from kids in the audience to get to the bottom of it. Join us after the show for a book signing with the cast!
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free2/6/2019 - 1/8/2020 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/27/2019)
Experience organists from around the Archdiocese, as they play on the Cathedral's acclaimed forty-two ton organ, which has the power to make the Cathedral vibrate, enabling the assembly to not only hear the music, but also feel it, making the experience all the more powerful, emotionally, as well as physically.
Check Cathedral website to confirm performances
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Wolves3/13/2019 - 4/22/2019 (next performance: Monday, 3/25/2019)
Sarah DeLappe’s fierce, funny and intense debut play, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, gets its L.A. premiere from the acclaimed Echo Theatre Company.
Desert Friends of Music - Palm Desert - Presents:Desert Friends of Music - Clare College ChoirTuesday, 3/26/2019
Each year Desert Friends of Music sponsors a series of public concerts in the church’s sanctuary.
Clare College Choir
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7 PM
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Copenhagen Girls Choir from DenmarkTuesday, 3/26/2019
with Nordic Folk-Band Afenginn and Danish Pedal-Steel-Guitar Virtuoso Maggie Bjorklund
Virginia Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:22nd Waring International Piano Competition3/24/2019 - 3/29/2019 (next performance: Monday, 3/25/2019)
Six days of FREE classical piano: pianists ages 8 to 17 compete in solo and concerto rounds.
Multiple pianists play 15 to 30 minutes each daily from Mar 24 through Mar 29. 17 contestants age 8 to 12 and 23 contestants ages 13 to 17 from 8 countries.
Free Admission, Free Parking. Audience can enter in between pianists. Come for an hour or stay for the full session.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Saxophone Chamber EnsemblesTuesday, 3/26/2019
Saxophone Chamber Ensembles