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Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Mansions Prelude: A Celebration of the Virtuoso | The ViolinThursday, 10/27/2016
Join the musicians from this season’s first Mansions concert for a behind-the-scenes look at the November 6 concert program! Wine and cheese reception included.
Martin Chalifour, violin
Seonmi Lee, piano
Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
(with piano accompaniment)
Famous Players Orchestra - Burbank - Presents:A Halloween Silent Film Spooktacular with Orchestra and Pipe Organ!Saturday, 10/29/2016
For its Halloween-themed program on October 29th, Famous Players Orchestra will present two silent era films screened in 35 mm. Both films will be shown with live musical accompaniment. Famous Players Orchestra is a Los Angeles based ensemble exclusively dedicated to performing the original historic music used by movie theater orchestras during the silent film era.
Grand Park - Los Angeles - Presents:Noche de Ofrenda: Downtown Día de los MuertosSaturday, 10/29/2016
The night of offering evokes memories of the past and passed, while Angelenos connect with traditions across borders and states. Noche de Ofrenda opens the week-long exhibition of Altars + Art in Grand Park.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Nosferatu10/29/2016 - 10/31/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 10/29/2016)
With striking imagery that has burrowed into the dark corners of the public's psyche for the past century, F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent classic Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror is as immortal as its iconic antagonist.
Vijay Gupta - Riverside - Presents:Violin Master Class Features Vijay GuptaTuesday, 10/25/2016
La Sierra University’s Department of Music will be hosting a violin masterclass with returning guest, Vijay Gupta. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Hole Memorial Auditorium.
AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans (AAP) - Palm Springs - Presents:Michael Childers' Hollywood Dine and Dish IIISaturday, 10/29/2016
AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans (AAP) announces the return of an exclusive, star-studded event in support of its vital food voucher program. Hollywood Dine and Dish III will take place at 7 pm on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at a private estate in Palm Springs.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Herb Ohta, Jr. & FriendsSaturday, 10/29/2016
Join ukulele master Herb Ohta, Jr. in celebrating his 25th anniversary in the music business with special guests Jon Yamasato, David Kamakahi, Chris Kamaka, Baba Alimoot and dancer Ihilani Kamaka. With 12 solo albums, 12 duet albums and contributions on more than 40 other recordings, Ohta has been a major influence in the Hawaiian music scenes in the US and Asia.
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music @ Cal State Long Beach - Long Beach - Presents:Keyboard Scholarship Chess ChallengeSaturday, 10/29/2016
Challenge Dr. Chou to a game of chess and donate scholarships to Keyboard Studies!
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series7/10/2016 - 1/8/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 10/30/2016)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Horror in the Hall: Halloween Organ with Film Monday, 10/31/2016
Clark Wilson, organ
ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Organ virtuoso Clark Wilson will improvise an appropriately atmospheric sound track on Walt Disney Concert Hall’s magnificent pipe organ for this groundbreaking 1920 silent film, one of the earliest, most influential and artistically acclaimed films in the German Expressionist genre, directed by Robert Wiene.
Rancho Mirage Library - Ranch Mirage - Presents:Rancho Mirage Library Music Events10/26/2016 - 12/19/2016 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/26/2016)
The library is host to some of the most talented musicians around.
Check their website for performers, dates and times.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Fantasy Springs Resort Casino9/17/2016 - 12/10/2016 (next performance: Friday, 10/28/2016)
Located in the beautiful Palm Springs area, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino offers all you need for a fun-filled getaway or complete destination vacation. Whether your fantasy includes luxurious hotel rooms, exciting Vegas-style gambling options, fabulous dining, world-class entertainment, golf or poolside lounging, you’ll find it all here.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:LACO-Thornton Strings Mentorship Program: Mock Orchestral AuditionMonday, 10/31/2016
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO)-Thornton Strings Mentorship Program presents the Mock Orchestral Audition, providing the hands-on experience of a professional orchestra audition.
Produced in association with Crescentera. - Escondido - Presents:21st Annual Día de los Muertos Festival Tuesday, 11/1/2016
Come and celebrate el Día de los Muertos with music, art, ballet folklórico and more! This year we celebrate our 21st annual Festival, and it is going to be better than ever.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:An Evening with Joan BaezThursday, 11/3/2016
“Joan Baez is still the mother of us all.” The New York Times
“Though many know her first for her gently trilling soprano voice, activism is as much a part of Baez’s identity as the sound.” Time
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:East Meets WestSaturday, 11/5/2016
The Department of Dance at UCI is proud to host Beijing Dance Academy, Beijing Normal University and Shanghai Normal University for a unique and exhilarating international dance festival.
In a collaborative effort between three distiguished educational istitutions, including UC Irvine, this show fosters the art of dance through Eastern and Western cultures.
Lobero Live & Vocal Point - Santa Barbara - Presents:A Celebration of Joni MitchellMonday, 11/7/2016
“Kimberly Ford captures the vocals and inflections of the Joni Mitchell songbook better than anyone in recent memory. She channels the spirit of the great historic master.” – Santa Barbara music writer Mark McDonald
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Havana Cuba All-StarsWednesday, 11/9/2016
Comprised of Cuba’s greatest and most prominent musicians, the Havana Cuba All-Stars make their debut tour of the United States with “Cuban Nights,” a program of songs and music celebrating the extraordinary musical legacy of Cuba.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV)Wednesday, 11/9/2016
Fifty years after co-founding MEV in Rome, three masters of improvisation, Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski and Richard Teitelbaum, reunite for an evening of freewheeling, groundbreaking music. In its early years MEV shocked audiences, sparked diatribes, and pushed the very concept of music into new territories. Each of their performances is an exceptional moment.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:gnarwhallaby: heterophonic avant-gardeFriday, 11/11/2016
Known for its musical verve and ensemble virtuosity, Los Angeles quartet gnarwhallaby makes its debut at REDCAT with work composed for the unique instrumentation of clarinet, trombone, violoncello, and piano.
City of Palm Springs - Palm Springs - Presents:20th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day ParadeFriday, 11/11/2016
The City of Palm Springs proudly presents the 20th annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Palm Springs. The parade begins at Ramon Road and Palm Canyon Drive and heads northbound on Palm Canyon Drive to Alejo Road.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:George TakeiSaturday, 11/12/2016
Join George Takei—the noted actor and activist
with a signature wit—as he offers insight into
his rise to celebrity as a sci-fi icon, his remarkable
journey as social media luminary, and his passionate
role in the fight for LGBTQ equality in America.
Dedicated to empowering others to beat the odds
and make a difference, Takei reveals the story of his
family’s forced internment as Japanese American
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Soka University Faculty RecitalSaturday, 11/12/2016
SUA’s multitalented music faculty perform, compose, and teach around southern California, but also around the country and the world, and once a year, come together to share some music with the SUA community and our neighbors here at home in the beautiful Soka Performing Arts Center. Program:solo and group classical selections, musical theatre and jazz.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Symphonic Band Concert 11/15Tuesday, 11/15/2016
Dr. David Scott, director
This event is free and open to the public.
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:The Giants of Broadway’s “Golden Age” with Bruno LeoneTuesday, 11/15/2016
The La Jolla Athenaeum invites you to join Bruno Leone as he presents the best of Kern, Gershwin, and Porter along with some “out of the box” surprises.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Wind Ensemble Concert 11/16Wednesday, 11/16/2016
Dr. Eddie Smith, director
This event is free and open to the public.
Emporium - Santa Barbara - Presents:Kris KristoffersonWednesday, 11/16/2016
Kris Kristofferson has been making things happen his entire life. Born in Texas and raised in a military family, he was a Golden Gloves boxer who studied creative writing at Pomona College in California. In 1965, Kristofferson turned down an assignment to teach at West Point and, inspired by songwriters like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, moved to Nashville to pursue his music.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Percussion Ensemble ConcertThursday, 11/17/2016
Bill Schlitt, director
The Fall Semester "Night of Percussion" features the University of Redlands Percussion Ensemble. Music performed will include traditional to contemporary compositions for percussion.
This event is free and open to the public.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times,Friday, 11/18/2016
Timothy Brock, Conductor
New West Symphony
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:On the Waterfront Film with Live OrchestraFriday, 11/18/2016
Los Angeles Philharmonic
David Newman, conductor
Bernstein: On the Waterfront (complete film with live orchestra)
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Rachmaninoff with Joyce YangSaturday, 11/19/2016
Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43
Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Collegium Workshop: The Songbook of Anna of CologneSaturday, 11/19/2016
Adam Gilbert leads the Collegium Workshop in The Songbook of Anna of Cologne, a testimonial to the spiritual life of the German Rhineland in the Late Middle Ages.
The program features German songs of devotion collected by Anna of Cologne, a follower of the “Modern Devotion” religious movement, around 1500 AD.
Downey Theatre - Downey - Presents:The Havana Cuba All-StarSunday, 11/20/2016
Cuba's greats and most prominent musicians, devoted to promoting the entire tapestry of Cuban music.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:CasablancaSunday, 11/20/2016
Los Angeles Philharmonic
David Newman, conductor
Steiner: Casablanca (complete film with live orchestra)
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero11/21/2016 - 11/22/2016 (next performance: Monday, 11/21/2016)
Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in two masterclasses.
Performing Arts LIVE - Southern California - Presents:Happy Thanksgiving from Performing Arts LIVEThursday, 11/24/2016
Sing songs of merriment, sing songs of joy, sing in high spirits and good faith too... but don't you forget to sing a song of thankfulness,for Thanksgiving is all about being grateful for one's blessings, so one can be blessed once more, anew!
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Swing'n the Holidays featuring The Jive AcesSunday, 11/27/2016
Kick off the holidays as The Jive Aces deck the
hall with high energy music, wild stage show, and
irresistible humor! The UK’s No.1 jive and swing
band performs energetic renditions of Christmas
classics and fresh arrangements of classics—from
such greats as Louis Prima, Bobby Darin, Dean
Martin and more—leaving the audience cheering!
Kerry Irish Productions, Inc. - Irvine - Presents:An Irish ChristmasMonday, 11/28/2016
A perfect family event!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroTuesday, 11/29/2016
Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has not only redefined what his instrument can do, but has spread the ukulele’s popularity to a whole new audience. His star began to rise in 2006 with a viral YouTube performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (over 14 million views). Called “the Paganini of the ukulele,” ...
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroThursday, 12/1/2016
“One of the hottest axemen of the past few years doesn’t actually play guitar.” Rolling Stone
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:HOME ALONEFriday, 12/2/2016
with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Perhaps the classic Christmas movie of the last 30 years, Home Alone stars the irresistible, unconquerable Macaulay Culkin as young Kevin McCallister who must defend his family’s homestead from a couple of would-be burglars. John Williams’ beloved soundtrack will be performed LIVE as the film plays on our three big screens. © 1990 Twentieth Century Fox
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Feast of Lights12/2/2016 - 12/5/2016 (next performance: Friday, 12/2/2016)
The Feast of Lights is a service of worship celebrating - in spoken word, tableaux, song and orchestral offering - the birth of Jesus Christ. At the service’s conclusion, the traditional Ceremony of Candles, adapted from an ancient rite, symbolizes the spreading of the light of Christ’s message by the twelve apostles throughout the world.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Baroque Sinfonia: Music of Hieronymus & Michael PraetoriusFriday, 12/2/2016
The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, led by Rotem Gilbert, presents a program of German sacred music by Hieronymus Praetorius and rousing dances from Michael Praetorius’s "Terpsichore."
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Symphonic Winds Friday, 12/2/2016
Patricia Cornett, conductor
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:New Orleans Christmas with Jeff Bordes and FriendsSunday, 12/4/2016
Back by popular demand -- A New Orleans Christmas with Jeff Bordes and Friends is a heartwarming holiday show mixing the spirit of Christmas with the soul of New Orleans. The whole family will love the lively arrangements of seasonal favorites led by jazz trumpeter Jeff Bordes. The show will feature special guests and will leave you dancing the Second Line in the aisles!
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:String Chamber Ensembles ConcertTuesday, 12/6/2016
Experience the power and beauty of the University of Redlands String Chamber Ensemble and small chamber ensembles in an exciting evening of string chamber music!
You won't want to miss this one!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The Irish Tenors ChristmasTuesday, 12/6/2016
Ronan Tynan, Anthony Kearns and Finbar Wright
The Irish Tenors, one of the most successful Irish touring acts ever, celebrate the Season with a special holiday concert of traditional carols and classic Irish ballads, accompanied by a live 30-piece orchestra.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:A Rockapella HolidayTuesday, 12/6/2016
With buckets of catchy original pop songs, and complete contemporary revisions of sparkling Motown, pop, and soul classics, Rockapella has toured the globe and provided a funky powerful sound track to several generations of a capella music fans, showing every audience the raw power of pure vocal talent and originality.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz Big Band and Fullerton Latin Ensemble Tuesday, 12/6/2016
Chuck Tumlinson & Francisco Torres, directors
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Piano EnsemblesThursday, 12/8/2016
Rob Watson, Alison Edwards, and Ning An, directors
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Colors of ChristmasFriday, 12/9/2016
Starring Oleta Adams, Melissa Manchester, Jon Secada and Ruben Studdard
A holiday tradition at McCallum Theatre, Colors of Christmas returns with a new line-up of stars for a sparkling evening of holiday music and classics backed up by a hot 12-piece band and a spectacular choir.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Deck the Hall at Cal State Fullerton!12/10/2016 - 12/11/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 12/10/2016)
Join conductors Robert Istad, Kimo Furumoto & Christopher Peterson as they ring in the holidays with the University Singers, Concert Choir, Titan Men's Chorus, Women's Choir and the University Symphony Orchestra. The performance features carols and holiday favorites plus familiar sing-alongs. Deck the Hall at Cal State Fullerton! is a holiday tradition you and your family will cherish!
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Brand Library Holiday Open House with the Kaleidoscope Trio!Saturday, 12/10/2016
Have a Grand Brand Holiday! For the second year, Brand Library will celebrate the holiday season along with the Doctors House Museum Glendale, California legendary Candlelight Tour! During our open house the Kaleidoscope Trio will be performing holiday arrangements at 7:00 pm and 7:45 pm. Join us for live music, snacks, crafts and more. As always, admission is free!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jimi Fitz and Friends - A CV ChristmasSaturday, 12/10/2016
Featuring Barry Minniefield, Brightener, Frank Di Salvo, Jeri Lynne, Jimmy Palmer, John Carey, John Stanley King, Kaitlyn Farley, Kal David, Lauri Bono, Penny Unniversity, Ronnie King, Sergio Villegas, Steve Madaio, Will Donato
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Christmas with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great BritainSunday, 12/11/2016
The world renowned all-singing, all-plucking ukulele superstars return to the USA with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter, and sheer superlative entertainment. But now with added holiday cheer!