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Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Dover QuartetSunday, 11/25/2018
Joel Link, violin
Bryan Lee, violin
Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
Camden Shaw, cello
TCHAIKOVSKY: String Quartet No. 3
Mason BATES: From Amber Frozen
DVORÁK: String Quartet No. 14
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:King Lear11/25/2018 - 12/17/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/25/2018)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group is proud to present KING LEAR, Shakespeare's dark and insightful tragedy about a great King's agonizing descent into madness after making an arrogant and prideful error in judgment concerning his daughters resulting in tragic consequences for all.
Irvine Barclay Theatre and Kerry Records - Irvine - Presents:An Irish ChristmasMonday, 11/26/2018
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:UCI Wind EnsembleMonday, 11/26/2018
The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music Festival: Winds & PercussionMonday, 11/26/2018
As part of a three-day festival, USC Thornton’s Winds & Percussion students present an afternoon of chamber music under the direction of Kristy Morrell.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Brass Chamber RecitalMonday, 11/26/2018
Steve Mahpar, coordinator
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroTuesday, 11/27/2018
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).
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music Festival: Strings11/27/2018 - 11/28/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/27/2018)
Lina Bahn leads USC Thornton Strings students in a survey of iconic chamber works as part of a three-day festival.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music Festival: Vocal ArtsTuesday, 11/27/2018
As part of a three-day festival, Lisa Sylvester leads USC Thornton Vocal Arts students and instrumentalists in an evening of vocal chamber works from across the centuries.
Center Theatre Group - Culver City - Presents:Dixie's Tupperware Party11/28/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/28/2018)
"I was laughing too hard to breathe!" - Los Angeles Times
This hilarious off-Broadway smash returns to Los Angeles, featuring Dixie Longate, the fast-talking, gum chewing, ginger-haired Alabama gal who is bringing your grandma’s Tupperware party out of the living and into the 21st century.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Music 101: A Symphonic Spectacular11/28/2018 - 3/27/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/28/2018)
In a pair of multimedia presentations loaded with musical examples, Alan explores the wonders of some of the most popular symphonies. Along the way he’ll help you tune in to symphonic form and increase your listening enjoyment.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Wicked11/28/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/28/2018)
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.
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:UCI Jazz OrchestraWednesday, 11/28/2018
Please join 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.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:A Christmas Carol11/28/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/28/2018)
Adaptation & Lyrics by Sean Murray
Original Score by Billy Thompson
Directed by Sean Murray
Musical Direction by Patrick Marion
LA Mission College AGS Honor Society & AMP Dept. - Sylmar - Presents:Discover Dance with Benita Bike's DanceArtThursday, 11/29/2018
Performance of 3 concert dance works with opportunities for audience to ask questions and share ideas.
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Gibson Dunn Rush Hour: Viennese EleganceThursday, 11/29/2018
The Conservatory Baroque Ensemble explores instrumental music from seventeenth-century Austria.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Prism11/29/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 11/29/2018)
LA Opera Off Grand and Beth Morrison Projects combine forces for a fascinating world premiere at REDCAT.
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents:“Stupid F**king Bird” by Aaron PosnerThursday, 11/29/2018
An aspiring young director rampages against the art created by his mother’s generation. A nubile young actress wrestles with an aging Hollywood star for the affections of a renowned novelist. And everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art, and growing up can be.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Classical Guitar Department RecitalThursday, 11/29/2018
Students of USC Thornton’s renowned Classical Guitar department present an enthralling evening of chamber music for guitar.
by Caryl Churchill, directed by Tamiko Washington - Orange - Presents:Vinegar Tom11/29/2018 - 12/8/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 11/29/2018)
This exciting early play by an acclaimed Obie Award-winning author was created in association with a British feminist theatre which requested a play about witches. It tells the story of two farm women who are named as witches by a man whom they have spurned sexually. The connection between fear of female sexuality and witch hysteria is shown to be at the root of many of society’s problems.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroThursday, 11/29/2018
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fall Dance Theatre11/29/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 11/29/2018)
CSUF’s award-winning choreographers and dancers capture life’s most profound moments through the complexity and lyricism of dance.
“Dancing is a spiritual exercise in a physical form.” Merce Cunningham
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Cello ChoirFriday, 11/30/2018
Bongshin Ko, director
Joseph Peeples - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Lunchtime Organ Recital Series Joseph Peeples9/28/2018 - 11/30/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Adjunct faculty member Joseph Peeples showcases the 2,109-pipe Borg Petersen Memorial Organ in 30-minute recitals on the last Friday of each month. The works performed are of varied character and suited to all.
Bring your lunch.
Long Beach Camerata Singers - Long Beach - Presents:Long Beach Camerata Singers presents Handel's Messiah11/30/2018 - 12/1/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Long Beach Camerata Singers presents Handel's Messiah
For more than a decade, thousands of Long Beach residents have kicked off their holiday season with Long Beach Camerata Singers’ performance of Handel’s Messiah. Again partnering with Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, this year we will have 2 performances.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz OrchestraFriday, 11/30/2018
Bill Cunliffe, director
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:A Christmas Story11/30/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
SLO REP presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, the holiday classic about young Ralphie Parker and his quest for a genuine Red Ryder BB Gun. Back by popular demand for the fifth year in a row, A CHRISTMAS STORY runs Nov. 30-Dec. 23, Wednesdays-Sundays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:Chapman University Wind SymphonyFriday, 11/30/2018
Anthony Mazzaferro, conductor
Miami City Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®11/30/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
The Music Center brings back the best holiday tradition to Los Angeles with George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® by Miami City Ballet. Balanchine’s iconic choreography and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score are paired with whimsical sets and costumes by Cuban American artists Isabel and Ruben Toledo. The classic repertoire is presented with the impressive scale of more than 100 dancers and cast members.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Popular Music: Second-Year ShowcaseFriday, 11/30/2018
Sean Holt leads second-year Popular Music students in this showcase, focusing on stylistic nuance, groove, and ensemble technique.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia: Music from the Golden Age of SpainFriday, 11/30/2018
The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia explores the secular and sacred in 17th-century Spanish music, featuring rousing and rustic villançicos led by Rotem Gilbert.
This event is co-produced with the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute.
Vanguard University Theatre Department - Costa Mesa - Presents:Once Upon a Christmas Time11/30/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
It is Christmas Eve and Princess Aubrianna is awaiting her wedding the next day – to a man she’s never met
THB Productions - Hollywood - Presents:A Harmony Boys Christmas – Live from Waikiki Beach!11/30/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
The Boys are back! It's 1963 all over again and famed foursome The Harmony Boys are returning to spread Christmas Cheer all over your face in a new holiday special on the gay and vibrant shores of beautiful Waikiki Beach!
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Unveiled: A One Woman PlayFriday, 11/30/2018
Written and performed by Rohina Malik
Performed with musician Lucia Thomas
With the New Voices in the Community series, the Globe brings exciting contemporary playwrights to San Diego’s neighborhoods, collaborating with the San Diego library system to broaden the city’s access to new plays.
Long Beach Camerata Singers - Long Beach - Presents:Camerata Sings Handel's Messiah11/30/2018 - 12/1/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Bring your family and friends together and kick off the holidays with Handel's Messiah.
Jennifer Backhaus and Alicia Guy, co-directors - Orange - Presents:Fall Faculty Dance Concert11/30/2018 - 12/1/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Dance majors’ remarkable skill and artistry is showcased in exciting and touching faculty work in the Fall Faculty Dance Concert.
Music Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Christmas Festival Concerts “Star of Wonder”11/30/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
The Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles and University String Symphony combine forces to present the annual Christmas Festival Concerts. Welcome the holiday season with this special musical gift featuring a narrated performance of Christmas music guaranteed to put you in the holiday mood.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Pathétique with MTT11/30/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, mezzo-soprano
About This Performance
L.A.’s own Michael Tilson Thomas partners with the orchestra for his own latest work, followed by the passionate emotional depths of Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique.”
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College Choir11/30/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Sounds of 17th- and 18th-century music from Latin American and Germany
Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor, leads the 80-voice Pomona College Choir in two performances of Bach’s, "Magnificat," featuring Melissa Givens, soprano, and music from 17th-century Latin America by Araujo, Zumaya, Zéspedes, Fernandes and others.
Joining the choir is a guest ensemble featuring period instrumentalists.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:The SantaLand Diaries11/30/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
David Sedaris’s holiday classic “The SantaLand Diaries” for mature elves & others – “Elf-ing Good!”
NY Times raves "A delightfully thorny account of working as a Yuletide elf at Macy's. Priceless observations, both outrageous and subtle!" NY Newsday hails it as "a sardonic, merrily subversive tale—just the antidote to bright-eyed joy before too many shopping days have passed!"
Chapman University Department of Dance - Orange - Presents:Fall Faculty Dance Concert11/30/2018 - 12/1/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Presenting faculty choreography showcasing the extraordinary talents of Chapman's dance majors. Get ready for an evening of challenging and imaginative dance in many moods and styles!
Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra - Camarillo - Presents:Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra Concert in CamarilloFriday, 11/30/2018
Hark! A "CHICO" Holiday Concert
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Cal Poly BandfestFriday, 11/30/2018
Nearly 300 students will perform at Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest!
The show will feature the Cal Poly Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble in an evening of works ranging from the sensitive to the powerful.
The concert will begin with Jack Stamp’s “Gavorkna Fanfare.”
Santa Monica College Theatre Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Almost, Maine11/30/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
By John Cariani
In the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine as the northern lights glow in the star-filled sky, residents fall in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways.