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24th Street Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass2/12/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Set in depression-era Kentucky, this new version of the classic Hansel and Gretel fairy tale features narration by Bradley Whitford (in a special video performance) and the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. “CRITIC’S CHOICE… gives an old tale new relevance… masterful staging… fine performances… a stunning visual tableau” — Los Angeles Times. Appropriate for ages 8+.
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Found Dog Ribbon Dance1/21/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Professional cuddler Norma’s quest to return a lost dog to its rightful owner leads her to encounter a slew of oddballs and maybe even discover a second chance at love. A humorous and bittersweet romantic comedy about loneliness, oxytocin, and the healing power of Whitney Houston.
The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:White Guy on the Bus1/27/2017 - 3/18/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Ray, a white financial manager from an affluent neighborhood, has a loving wife and liberal family. Shatique is a black nursing student and single mom from the rough side of town.
As they ride the same bus to the same gritty prison every week, they seem to be getting to know each other – until Ray reveals his shocking true purpose for taking these weekly rides.
Theatre West - Los Angeles - Presents:Family Only2/10/2017 - 3/19/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Is it still a party if only family is invited?
WHAT: Family Only. A comedy-drama. World Premiere engagement.
WHO: Written by Darryl Vinyard. Directed by Arden Teresa Lewis. Produced by Benjamin Scuglia for Theatre West. Theatre West executive director: John Gallogly.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little2/4/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
The Group Rep presents And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little written by Pulitzer Prize and Obie Award-winning playwright Paul Zindel, directed by Linda Alznauer, produced by Robert Axelrod, February 4 - February 26, Upstairs at the Lonny Chapman Theatre.
Scripps Ranch Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Good People1/27/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job.
West Coast Jewish Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Fugu1/28/2017 - 3/19/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
A Japanese diplomat and a Jewish woman share a forbidden love in Kobe, Japan during wartime.
Fugu is suggested by true events. The narrative is set at a time prior to the United States’ entry into World War II.
Danger, romance, war, intrigue and the grand sweep of historical events combine to create the compelling story that is Fugu.
OB Theatre & Company - San Diego - Presents:Urinetown The Musical2/9/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
During the six-week run of performances February 2 – March 12, OB Playhouse & Theatre Company is raising money and awareness for the legal defense fund for #NODAPL. $1 for every ticket sold will be donated to the cause as well as a special event performance and donation drop -off at the theatre.
Directed by Jennie Gray Connard
Musical Direction by Kirk Valles
Rubicon Theatre Company - Ventura - Presents:The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith2/25/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Set in 1937 in Memphis, Bessie and her musicians have been turned away from performing at a “Whites-Only” theatre, then finding a hospitable gin joint where Bessie recounts her incredible journey from an impoverished childhood in Chattanooga, to her fortuitous rise as a show-stopping singer.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:A DeLUSIONAL Affair 2/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Just when you thought your life was finally under control, Fate steps in, turns everything on its heels, and you’re off on the wild ride of your life. Funny, touching, and not just a little bit racy, A DeLUSIONAL Affair will make you question everything you ever thought you knew about love, marriage, sex, fantasy and reality and come away with a new and surprisingly uplifting perspective on it all
Celebration Theatre - LOS ANGELES - Presents:Die, Mommie, Die!2/17/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Ovation Award-Winning Celebration Theatre presents Charles Busch’s campy noir classic, DIE MOMMIE DIE!, starring the hilarious Drew Droege (Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, Chloe, Logo’s Cocktails & Classics) as aging Hollywood star Angela Arden.
This Greek tragedy on acid is an over-the-top comedy of Gay Hollywood proportions. You won’t want to miss this rollicking good time!
Wayne Scott/ LifeHouse Productions - Redlands - Presents:Peter Pan2/18/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Join Wendy and her brothers on an amazing tour of Neverland sparked by the irrepressible Peter Pan. With the help of unpredictable Tinkerbell, the mysterious Tiger Lily, the impish Lost Boys and the croc with a clock, Peter and Wendy lead a battle to thwart the evil plans of Captain Hook and his henchmen. This smash hit returns with some new surprises.
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:Church Discipline2/12/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents their exciting-new immersive-theatre production
Santa Clarita Philharmonic - Santa Clarita - Presents:Emeralde Sunday, 2/26/2017
The Santa Clarita Philharmonic's annual FREE “Pops” concert will feature selections from the Broadway show Oklahoma, a medley of Gershwin songs, and the TV score of Victory at Sea.
Musical guest, Emeralde, performs exciting original arrangements with the Santa Clarita Philharmonic Orchestra
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:The Addams Family2/17/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
The Palos Verdes Performing Arts Conservatory will present a student production of the magnificently macabre hit Broadway musical comedy. The ghoulish world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch from the 1960 television series come to spooky and spectacular to life on stage, with an all-new story and show-stopping musical numbers.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Forever Plaid2/15/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Four young singers killed in a car crash find themselves miraculously revived from the dead. Since the accident happened while on the way to their first-ever big concert, they’re thrilled that they get to fulfill their dream and perform the show after all — even though now it’s more than 50 years later and they’re at International City Theatre.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Witness for the Prosecution1/27/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
The Group Rep presents Agatha Christie’s New York Critic’s Circle Award-winning play, Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Jules Aaron, featuring Guest Artist Salome Jens, a mystery about a man on trial for murder whose enigmatic wife is called as a “witness for the prosecution” whereupon a series of plot twists, deceptions and lies are dramatically uncovered.
Vanguard University Theatre Department - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Importance Of Being Earnest2/24/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
A farcical comedy with witty dialogue
By Oscar Wilde / Directed by Susan K. Berkompas
East West Players - Los Angeles - Presents:Free Outgoing2/9/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Modern technology and old-world values collide in this internationally acclaimed and timely play about a middle-class home in Chennai torn apart by an indiscreet cell phone video that’s gone viral.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:God Looked Away2/8/2017 - 3/19/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
The Pasadena Playhouse Presents
GOD LOOKED AWAY
The Inaugural PlayWorks Development Production
Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman) and Judith Light (Transparent) take the stage in this seismic story about Tennessee Williams.
Extra Dry Martini Productions - North Hollywood - Presents:War Stories2/3/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
An erotic roundelay: "Every lover is a soldier."
The new production of War Stories is an expanded version of a show that was a hit at the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival.
“War Stories soars.”---Buzz Feed
Theatre 68 - No. Hollywood - Presents:Lusting After Pipino's Wife2/11/2017 - 3/4/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
The premise is quite simple - two pairs of friends trying to figure out love and life. Two of them get together, while the other two try and put them off due to their own insecurities.
Burkhardt/Koch/Mills - Los Angeles - Presents:The Normal Heart2/24/2017 - 3/19/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
A guest production at Chromolume Theatre of Larry Kramer's landmark play, directed by Marilyn McIntyre.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:The Illusion2/22/2017 - 3/19/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
By: Tony Kushner
Freely adapted from Pierre Corneille’s L’Illusion Comique
Directed By: David Ellenstein
Legendary playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) displays his brilliance in this wildly inventive tour de force, which celebrates the magic and illusory nature of theatre.
The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Little Children Dream of God2/23/2017 - 4/15/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Having braved a perilous journey to escape a violent husband and a volatile political climate in her native Haiti, Sula is determined to find a better life in America for her unborn son. She drifts ashore in Miami on an old rubber tire, eleven months pregnant and desperate not to give birth at sea.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Claudio Quest1/27/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
A new musical comedy that follows a very super hero, his less super little brother, and one butt-kicking princess, as the three embark on a mission to overcome killer eggplants, a love-starved platypus, and their own 8-bit existential crisis.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:The Little Prince2/17/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
A story that reminds us of all we leave behind to grow up and invites us to see the world again with the fresh eyes of youth. A journey of simple beauty, Saint-Exupery’s tale has a different meaning for each of us. Young and Old alike will enjoy this visually alluring masterpiece.
based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Bakersfield Mist11/16/2016 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Stephen Sachs smash comedy
Inspired by true events, an unemployed, foul-mouthed, ex-bartender living in a rundown California trailer park believes the painting she bought in a thrift store for $3 is really an undiscovered masterpiece worth millions.
"Two award worthy performances. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
The Actors' Gang - Culver City - Presents:Lyrics From Lockdown2/4/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
“Lyrics From Lockdown is an important and necessary story told with a voice as fresh as today’s headlines,” said Artistic Director Tim Robbins. “With poetry, musicians and striking visuals, Bryonn Bain and Gina Belafonte give us a first hand look into racial profiling and a deeply flawed criminal justice system in a powerful evening of theater.”
The Costa Mesa Playhouse - Costa Mesa - Presents:A Piece of My Heart 2/3/2017 - 2/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Costa Mesa Playhouse starts the New Year with A Piece of My Heart, a powerful exploration of the experiences of six women who served during the Vietnam War, running from February 3 – 26, 2017.
Written by Shirley Lauro
Directed by Kathy Paladino
UCLA Center for 17th-& 18th-Century Studies and W. A. Clark Memorial Library - Los Angeles - Presents:Israeli Chamber ProjectSunday, 2/26/2017
Chamber Music at the Clark presents the Israeli Chamber Project
The Israeli Chamber Project performs selections for harp, violin, and piano from Bach, Currier, Salzedo, Debussy, and Bartók.
Founded in 2008, the Israeli Chamber Project brings together some of today’s most distinguished musicians for chamber music concerts and educational and outreach programs both in Israel and abroad.
South Bay Chamber Music Society - Rancho Palos Verdes - Presents:Piano-Wind Trio - Rancho Palos VerdesSunday, 2/26/2017
Piano-Wind Trio performs works by Loeillet, Ravel, Wolfgang, Debussy, Dutilleux and Poulenc
3-D Theatricals - Cerritos - Presents:Once On This Island 2/24/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
From the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime) comes the Olivier Award-winning Once On This Island.
This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid garnered eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, including Best Musical, Book and Score.
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents:The Felici Piano TrioSunday, 2/26/2017
Since its founding in 1994, the Felici Piano Trio has not only been committed to artistic excellence, but equally dedicated to develop the appreciation and love of music in the audiences of today and tomorrow. Come be a part of the exciting chamber music experience created by the trio.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey SiegelMonday, 2/27/2017
The Genius of Chopin
Hear some of the greatest works of the most popular composer of music for the piano, Frédéric Chopin. You’ll hear Waltzes, Ballades, Scherzos, Nocturnes, and even a Polonaise or two.
Theatre 68 - N. Hollywood - Presents:Irving's Tiara2/9/2017 - 3/1/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/28/2017)
"Irving's Tiara"... A new play (World Premiere) by Sam Henry Kass.
Directed by Ronnie Marmo
Cerritos College - Norwalk - Presents:Our Lady of 121st Street2/24/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 3/2/2017)
"What kinda #$@&%*! world is this?!"
This dark comedy was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Adly Guirgis.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Laughter on the 23rd Floor2/11/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
by Neil Simon
directed by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth
Golden age of television writer's room craziness.
Gary Grossman and Skylight Theatre Company with Associate Producer Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx - Los Angeles - Presents:Shades of Disclosure2/25/2017 - 3/11/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
Skylight Theatre Company kicks off their new season with the World Premiere of SHADES OF DISCLOSURE, created and performed by the revolutionary voice of QueerWise. This is a truthful, and testimonial account of the AIDS crisis today, running through March 11, 2017
“Unique, intriguing, original, and stirring” - EDGE
Multi-award winning theatre in Los Angeles
Gleandale Centre Theatre/Tim Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:The Snow Queen2/11/2017 - 6/17/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
It’s Queen Emmeline’s wedding day, and the whole kingdom is excited! When an evil troll banishes her sister and turns the King into a reindeer, it sets off an avalanche that puts the entire kingdom in peril. Now it’s up to Emmeline to save Snowdonia and the people she loves.
Santa Cecilia Arts and Learning Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Teddy Bear Concert Series: Meet the String Family2/25/2017 - 3/4/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
At this fun-filled concert, your family meets our string family to explore the sounds of the violin, viola, cello, and bass. Bring your stuffed animal to this delightful family concert that demonstrates how sounds, melodies, rhythms, and instruments can bring music to life. Kids and stuffed animals alike will enjoy the sublime sounds of the Santa Cecilia Orchestra's strings.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free1/4/2017 - 7/26/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/1/2017)
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
La Sierra University - Colton - Presents:Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel”3/2/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 3/2/2017)
La Sierra University’s music department will bring the classic fairy tale of “Hansel and Gretel” to life in the form of an opera by German composer Engelbert Humperdinck who penned the score during the early 1890s.
Astonish Events, LLC - Palm Springs - Presents:Palm Springs Dance Festival's Dance Diversity ShowcaseThursday, 3/2/2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 6:00 - 9:45p The Palm Springs Dance Festival Kicks of performance programming with a free “Dance Diversity” performance on an outdoor stage at the Palm Springs Village Fest, downtown Palm Springs. The Dance Diversity Showcase is brimming with talented dancers and eclectic dance performances to inspire and entertain.
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Jazz at the Athenaeum: Ralph TownerThursday, 3/2/2017
The Athenaeum jazz series concludes on Thursday, March 2, with a special solo date by legendary guitarist and composer Ralph Towner.
Desert Friends of Music - Palm Desert - Presents:Desert Friends of Music12/11/2016 - 4/7/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
Each year Desert Friends of Music sponsors a series of public concerts in the church’s sanctuary.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Soledad Barrio & Noche FlamencaFriday, 3/3/2017
“[Soledad Barrio] thrust a hand at her viewers as if to plunge in a knife. The knife was imaginary, but Ms. Barrio never misses.” The New York Times
“No rhetoric, no explanations, but just passion, majesty, absorption.” The New Yorker
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:ADAMS @ 70: Nixon in China3/3/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
John Adams, conductor
Elkhanah Pulitzer , director
Ryan McKinny, Nixon
Russell Thomas, Mao
Joélle Harvey, Pat Nixon
Kathleen Kim, Madame Mao
Peter Coleman-Wright, Kissinger
Joo Won Kang, Chou En-Lai
Lacey Jo Benter, secretary
Renée Rapier, secretary
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, artistic director
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents:Quetzal & CambalacheSaturday, 3/4/2017
La Bamba and Other Stories of Migration, Love and Resistance
Join Los Angeles based Chicano rock band Quetzal and Chicano jarocho ensemble Cambalache on an exploration of these stories that lie at the crux of translocal dialogue, convivencia.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Matthew MorrisonSaturday, 3/4/2017
Matthew Morrison is a versatile actor and singer recognized for his work both on stage and on screen. His work has been recognized with nominations for Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe awards.
Music Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Faculty Recital: Yoshika MasudaSaturday, 3/4/2017
Award-winning cellist Yoshika Masuda has been described by the press as possessing a sound that is “ravishing,” “vibrant” and “sensitive.”
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:José FelicianoSaturday, 3/4/2017
A true living legend, José Feliciano delivers an
exhilarating and magnetic performance while
displaying remarkable dexterity on the guitar, and
a voice that resonates with strength and power.
Accompanied by his band, Felciano shares his
trademark ability to re-invent rock classics with a
Latin spin, as demonstrated in one of his biggest hits,
“Light My Fire.”
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:A Brass ExtravaganzaSunday, 3/5/2017
Faculty artists Ray Burkhart, trumpet Phil Keen, trombone and Stephen Klein, tuba/conductor are joined by fellow brass players in a concert of music by Bach, Burkhart, Flaherty, Gabrieli, Handel, Marcello, Piazzolla and others.
Clairobscur Dance Company - Los Angeles - Presents:no option, choice, preferenceSaturday, 3/18/2017
Clairobscur Dance Company, Laurie Sefton Artistic Director presents: no option, choice, preference.
This performance features one world premiere and repertory works. Choreographed by Artistic Director Laurie Sefton in collaboration with composers Mark Hadley and Bryan Curt Kostors, it will be performed for one night only!
The Blue Ribbon of The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:47th Blue Ribbon Children's Festival2/28/2017 - 3/2/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/28/2017)
47th Annual Blue Ribbon Children's Festival Brings the Performing Arts to 18,000 LA County Fifth Graders Event Culminates in All Students Performing A Synchronized Dance Inspired by Ailey II on The Music Center Plaza. Three-Day Event is California's Longest-Continuing Free Arts Initiative, Introducing More Than 845,000 Students to the Performing Arts Since its Debut in 1970.
Behind the Mask & Angela Todara - Los Angeles - Presents:Up All Night2/28/2017 - 3/1/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/28/2017)
Presented by Behind the Mask and Angela Todaro
From Award-Winning Choreographer Angela Todaro, watch as Joe Walsh's incredible album, "Ordinary Average Guy" is brought to life on stage through dance
USC Visions and Voices - Los Angeles - Presents:Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca: AntigonaWednesday, 3/1/2017
Don’t miss Antigona, Martín Santangelo’s stunning flamenco interpretation of Sophocles’ Antigone, performed by Noche Flamenca and starring flamenco superstar Soledad Barrio as a disenfranchised woman struggling against patriarchal authority.
Admission is free. Reservations required.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:UCI Jazz Orchestra Winter ConcertWednesday, 3/1/2017
Join Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Thornton EdgeWednesday, 3/1/2017
Thornton Edge presents a program of works by Stephen Hartke, Barbara White, and Magnus Lindberg, as well as Jeffrey Holmes' virtuosic microtonal work for nine players, "Hagall." Composition chair Donald Crockett conducts.
Idyllwild Arts Foundation - Idyllwild - Presents:Peter Sprague String Consort at Idyllwild Arts Thursday, 3/2/2017
The critically acclaimed Peter Sprague String Consort will be performing at the Idyllwild Arts Academy's brand new William M. Lowman Concert Hall on Thursday March 2nd at 7:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz NightThursday, 3/2/2017
Students from Thornton's Jazz Studies department present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series.
Pomona College Dept. of Theatre and Dance - Claremont - Presents:In Love and Warcraft3/2/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 3/2/2017)
Evie Malone, a college senior and top ranked World of Warcraft gamer girl, is a master of strategy and she knows what it takes to win. But a real life relationship becomes a challenge.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Synaesthesia PlaygroundThursday, 3/2/2017
West Coast premiere! A collaboration of piano music, art, and mobile technologies, pianist and Steinway Artist Jocelyn Ho brings together a world-class team of musicians, computer scientists, visual artists and fashion designers to create an immersive and interactive experience. Featuring six newly commissioned works, this is a classical concert experience for a 21st century audience.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:baroque: vivaldi's concertosThursday, 3/2/2017
Grammy-Winning Conductor Stephen Stubbs and 17-Year-Old Dutch Recorder Virtuoso Lucie Horsch in US Debut Headline Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Baroque Conversations Program Featuring Works by Vivaldi, Handel, Purcell and More