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Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Little Mermaid - Inland Pacific Ballet4/13/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/13/2019)
Audiences of all ages delight in Hans Christian Anderson’s story as it comes to life in Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Little Mermaid. Critics called this enchanting ballet “…visually stunning…an underwater Lion King,” where puppetry and dancing combine to create a magical ocean world.”
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Pacifico Dance CompanySunday, 4/14/2019
The Los Angeles-based Pacifico Dance Company has been thrilling audiences with its unique blend of modern and traditional dance for well over a decade.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Ballet Preljocaj in La FresqueTuesday, 4/16/2019
Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall) navigates the space between representation and reality as it interprets the fantastical Chinese tale of a painting come to life and a journey into another dimension.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Anoushka ShankarWednesday, 4/17/2019
A singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes, sitar player Anoushka Shankar’s outstanding musicianship is marked by a calligraphic dexterity and profound emotion. The six-time Grammy nominee and daughter of the late musical guru Ravi Shankar is advancing the Shankar legacy formidably into the future.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet PreljocajThursday, 4/18/2019
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Heathers The Musical4/19/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
“Ingenious, naughty and very funny.” - The New York Post
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company - Palm Springs - Presents:Graceland & Asleep on the Wind by Ellen Byron4/19/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
Two charming, interconnected one-act plays close DETC's 2018-19 season.
"Graceland," directed by Rosemary Mallett
"Asleep on the Wind," directed by Gail Douglass
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:National Geographic Live: Wild Seas, Secret Shores4/25/2019 - 4/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Thomas Peschak, Photographer
In this talk, marine biologist-turned-National Geographic photographer Thomas Peschak takes audiences around the world with his award-winning images and his engaging take on the ocean’s charismatic creatures.
Long Beach Opera - Long Beach - Presents:In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass - SoCal Premiere4/25/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Philip Glass’ opera, In The Penal Colony, is a Kafkaesque drama about the twilight of a barbaric world struggling to maintain order.
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Crucible by Robert Ward4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The Crucible is one of the most gripping works of American opera. Based on Arthur Miller’s play centered on the Salem witch trials, Robert Ward’s eerily topical opera is sure to make your pulse race. Wayne Tigges and Audrey Babcock – both standout singing actors – debut as John and Elizabeth Proctor Anya Matanovic portrays the malicious Abigail Williams. Kostis Protopapas leads the large cast and orchestra Rising star Stephanie Havey directs.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: ConnectionsSaturday, 4/27/2019
The birth of modern music, themes and variations, and a Beethoven-inspired symphony that will leave you wondering where it’s been all your life.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Mozart's JupiterSaturday, 4/27/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Simone Porter, Violin
Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
Symphony No. 41, C major, Jupiter
Violin Concerto, op. 35, D major
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:The Little Mermaid - Inland Pacific Ballet4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Yo-Yo Ma (lecture)Saturday, 4/27/2019
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will discuss the role of culture in creating a strong society, drawing on examples from his own life as a musician and citizen. Mr. Ma’s presentation is rooted in the belief that at a moment when our world is challenged by the pace of change and the divisions it can create, culture’s ability to create and share meaning is essential to shaping the next stage in our evolution.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:El Gato Montes: The Wildcat4/27/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Placido Domingo stars in a thrilling take of love, passion and tragedy.
Peninsula Symphony - Redondo Beach - Presents:Passionate, Not Pathetic!Sunday, 4/28/2019
Symphony orchestra performance with guest soloist.
Fullerton Friends of Music - Fullerton - Presents:Diderot String QuartetSunday, 4/28/2019
Fullerton Friends of Music presents the Diderot String Quartet in a free concert.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Che MalamboWednesday, 5/1/2019
Powerhouse Argentina-based company Che Malambo is back with a foot-stomping, boleadora-twirling, bombos-beating vengeance after delivering the surprise hit of A&L’s 2016-2017 season with their Santa Barbara debut.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Spring Dance Theatre5/2/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/2/2019)
Join CSUF’s award-winning dancers and choreographers on an ever-changing adventure in dance.
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion!”
- Martha Graham
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:Capitol StepsFriday, 5/3/2019
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet Folklórico Universidad De ColimaFriday, 5/3/2019
Patria Grande (Big Homeland)
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Great Opera & Film Choruses | Los Angeles Master Chorale5/4/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
The full Los Angeles Master Chorale performs the most theatrical blockbusters of stage & screen.
Conducted by Grant Gershon
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Cirque Musica Presents: Heroes & VillainsSaturday, 5/4/2019
Sean O’Loughlin, Conductor
Cirque Musica, Cirque Performers