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The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Aspen Santa Fe BalletSaturday, 1/19/2019
Tuplet by Alexander Ekman
Dream Play by Fernando Melo
New Work by Bryan Arias
With dual homes high in the Rockies and deep out on the Southwestern plateau, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is known as an incubator for choreographic invention. Their residency at The Soraya continues for its fourth year with new and energetic pieces. Always innovators, video brings a fresh perspective to two of their dances.
Long Beach Opera - Long Beach - Presents:The Black Cat by J.S. Bach / D. Sylvian - U.S. Premiere1/19/2019 - 1/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 1/19/2019)
The Black Cat opera production looks at the dominating and inescapable force of the law without mercy.
A nameless man sits on death row, awaiting his execution. What brought him to this moment? Edgar Allan Poe's novella delivers a journey into the abyss of a desperate man's soul.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Mälkki Conducts Messiaen1/18/2019 - 1/19/2019 (next performance: Friday, 1/18/2019)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Susanna Mälkki conductor
Xavier de Maistre harp
Jean-Yves Thibaudet piano
Cynthia Millar ondes martenot
About This Performance
Every detail of Olivier Messiaen's sensual and opulent orchestral lovefest will be delineated by Susanna Mälkki – an unforgettable and overwhelming sonic experience.
Santa Monica Symphony - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony Annual MLK Holiday ConcertSaturday, 1/19/2019
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with the Santa Monica Symphony’s annual MLK Holiday Concert. The music of African American composers George Walker and James Weldon Johnson share the program with Mozart and Mendelssohn along with a piece by Santa Monica composer Adrienne Albert. All Santa Monica Symphony concerts are free and ticketless.
American Ballet Theatre - Costa Mesa - Presents:Harlequinade1/17/2019 - 1/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 1/17/2019)
ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky brings this comic treasure to life, inspired by Marius Petipa’s archival notes. In this full-length celebration of the Italian Commedia dell’ Arte, the love-struck Harlequin ardently pursues the captivating Columbine, whose father would prefer she marry a wealthy suitor. After madcap misadventures, love triumphs.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jersey Boys1/16/2019 - 1/20/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/16/2019)
They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Pride and Prejudice1/11/2019 - 1/20/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/16/2019)
The San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre’s Academy of Creative Theatre will present a young performers’ version of Jane Austen’s classic novel PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, one of the most universally beloved works of English literature.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Jorge Frederico Osorio, PianoWednesday, 1/16/2019
Jorge Federico Osorio has been lauded throughout the world, and his native Mexico, for his superb musicianship, powerful technique, vibrant imagination and deep passion. He is the recipient of several international prizes and awards, including the prestigious Medalla Bellas Artes, the highest honor granted by Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Wicked11/28/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 1/15/2019)
WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:I am Sophie11/17/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 1/17/2019)
Filled with philosophie de la vie, humor, and heartache I Am Sophie is a journey of identity. The audience becomes the confidante to Sophie Carter, formerly known as Kate Carter. When she returns to the United States after living in Paris, she has become a changed woman. Now home, to take care of her father, her loved ones meet Sophie for the first time. What follows is an existential adventure.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Minimalism1/19/2019 - 1/26/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 1/19/2019)
Nuno Coelho, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic
About This Performance
The Los Angeles Philharmonic will gleam with the vibrant patterns, shifting phases and steady rhythms of Minimalism in music by Philip Glass and John Adams. Sometimes less is more, as we hear in the slowly changing repetition of chords building and breaking.
First United Methodist Church of Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Beethoven Cello SonatasSaturday, 1/19/2019
Beethoven: Three Cello Sonatas
Performed by the Belrose Duo:
David Garrett, cello, and Junko Ueno Garrett, piano
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in F, Op. 5, No. 1
Sonata in A, Op. 69
Sonata in D, Op. 102, No. 2
Rubidor Productions - Hollywood - Presents:A Misunderstanding1/2/2019 - 2/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 1/18/2019)
Can two people fundamentally disagree and continue to love one another? Leave all your preconceived notions at the door… this play is sure to turn them inside out.
International Printing Museum - Carson - Presents:Ben Franklin's "Electric" Birthday CelebrationSaturday, 1/19/2019
Audience members join Ben Franklin and his "revolutionary friends" in saluting his birthday and contributions to our Country with 2 distinct shows w/11:00am for Families and 1:00 pm for Adults w/ a Q & A following the adult show and ongoing tours and printing activities from 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Itzhak Perlman: In The Fiddler's HouseThursday, 1/17/2019
“With klezmer, Perlman appears to be perfectly at home... the look of sheer delight that continually illuminates his face underscores the sense of discovery that touches almost every note he plays.” —Los Angeles Times