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Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Jazz Guitar EnsembleSunday, 5/6/2018
TK Gardner, director
Salastina Music Society - Los Angeles - Presents:Salastina: Schumann Piano Trio CycleSunday, 5/6/2018
Salastina Music Society continues its tradition of presenting a cycle each season by performing the complete piano trios of Robert and Clara Schumann.
Happy Valley Cultural Center - Ojai - Presents:Chamber On The MountainSunday, 5/6/2018
Zorá String Quartet
Dechopol Kowintaweewat, violin
Hsuan-Hao Hsu, violin
Pablo Muñoz Salido, viola
Zizai Ning, cello
Meet the Artists! A reception will follow the performance.
Hausmann Quartet - San Diego - Presents:Haydn Voyages: Music at the MaritimeSunday, 5/6/2018
A pair of Haydn Quartets frames two exquisitely crafted works from our modern era: Philip Glass’ Company (composed in 1983 for a dramatization of Samuel Beckett’s novella of the same name) and Marcos Balter’s Chambers from 2012, described by one critic as “a mesmerizing plunge into icy musical depths...This is a gorgeous piece, well worth hearing again."
Los Angeles Baroque - South Pasadena - Presents:Escape the Ordinary: LAB Road TripSunday, 5/6/2018
Directed by Lindsey Strand-Polyak and Alexa Haynes-Pilon, LAB invites you to the closing concert of their 17/18 season, with a wild ride across Europe from Poland to England, traveling through Austria, Italy and France. This light-hearted free one-hour afternoon concert features works by Janitsch, Schmelzer, Vivaldi, Lully and Handel. Party with performers after the show. All welcome!
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson - Presents:Mount Wilson Observatory Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the DomeSunday, 5/6/2018
On Sunday, May 6, 2018, Mt. Wilson Observatory presents the opening of our second season of Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome in the historic 100-Inch Telescope Dome at Mount Wilson, above Pasadena.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:MACH33: Out There Right ThereMonday, 5/7/2018
OUT THERE RIGHT HERE
Written by Anna Nicholas
Directed by Brian Brophy
Pasadena Playhouse Mainstage | Monday, May 7 at 8 p.m.
Chamber Music Palisades - Pacific Palisades - Presents:Chamber Music Palisades11/14/2017 - 5/8/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/8/2018)
November 14 marks first concert for the
21st consecutive season of Chamber Music Palisades
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Hamilton5/8/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/8/2018)
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton!
San Diego Symphony - - Presents:San Diego Symphony: Bernstein and BeethovenTuesday, 5/8/2018
BERNSTEIN AND BEETHOVEN WITH ORLI SHAHAM
A Chamber Music Series Concert at the Jacobs Music Center
Special Guest: Orli Shaham, piano
Pianist Orli Shaham, who has been acclaimed for her flawless technique, reflective grace and subtlety of touch, returns to the Chamber Music Series for our season finale, part of our month-long Bernstein Centennial celebration.
Dr. James E. Smith - Santa Monica - Presents:Free Mid-Week Recital 1/10/2018 - 5/9/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/9/2018)
Come enjoy beautiful music in Santa Monica.
The Mid-Week Recital series is held January – May on the second Wednesdays of the month *unless noted. Recitals begin promptly at 12:10 p.m. and are followed by a reception with the artist. Light refreshments served. No charge.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Guitar Chamber RecitalWednesday, 5/9/2018
Martha Masters and Andrew York, directors
ArtPower - San Diego - Presents:GoGo PenguinWednesday, 5/9/2018
Undoubtedly one of the rising stars of the U.K. jazz scene, acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin don’t describe themselves as a jazz trio but rather as a resurgence of jazz fused with hip-hop, rock, dance, and soul.
Sankalpa Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:Forever Bound5/9/2018 - 6/16/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/9/2018)
Are we all savages? A rare book dealer's desperate scheme to avoid bankruptcy goes shockingly awry in this darkly funny literary thriller with a surprise twist.
The Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music in Historic Sites 5/9Wednesday, 5/9/2018
Jean Rondeau, harpsichord performs Bach and Rameau in the elegant Pompeian Room.
Philharmonic Society - Costa Mesa - Presents:Yuja Wang in RecitalWednesday, 5/9/2018
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Yuja Wang, piano
Program to be announced.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - San Marino - Presents:Brahms & The Schumanns in San MarinoWednesday, 5/9/2018
In Focus is LACO’s series that aims a spotlight on chamber music. Series curator and LACO concertmaster Margaret Batjer leads an evening of Brahms & The Schumanns. Musicians speak from the stage about the works, and NPR’s Renée Montagne leads a discussion following the music.
Improv Revolution - Irvine - Presents:The Coup de Comedy 5/9/2018 - 5/12/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/9/2018)
Creativity, comedy, and community - Improv Revolution is bringing all that jazz to Coup de Comedy - a 4-day comedy extravaganza featuring the best of the best shows, panels and workshop for FREE - this Spring!
Dr. James E. Smith - Santa Monica - Presents:Mid-Week Recital3/14/2018 - 5/9/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/9/2018)
Recitals in Church Sanctuary on 2nd Wednesday of the month, January thru May, 12:10 - 12:40 p.m.
Camerata Pacifica - Los Angeles - Presents:Music of Debussy, Ravel & More at Zipper HallThursday, 5/10/2018
Some of the world's finest chamber musicians come together to present a program of Impressionist & 21st century works.
Debussy - "L'après-midi d'un faune"
Satie - Gnossiennes Nos. 1 - 3
Richards - "Hora de la Circ"
Ravel - "Don Quichotte à Dulcinée"
Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Mahler - "Leider eines fahrenden Gesellen"
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Brahms & The Schumanns in Santa MonicaThursday, 5/10/2018
Fugitive Kind - Los Angeles - Presents:Antigone, or We Are Rebels Asking for the Storm5/10/2018 - 6/2/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/10/2018)
A modern adaptation of "Antigone," directed by Ovation Award winner Amanda McRaven.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Die, Mommie, Die!5/10/2018 - 5/20/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/10/2018)
A Greek tragedy on acid with a gay Hollywood twist!
Trapped in a hateful marriage with sleazy film producer Sol and desperate to find happiness with her gorgeous young lover Tony, aging Hollywood star Angela Arden (Drew Droege) murders her husband. But when her children discover what she's done, they decide to take revenge!
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Mark Morris Dance Group "Sgt. Pepper at 50: Pepperland"Thursday, 5/10/2018
“The most artfully musical choreographer alive… making us pay fresh attention to something we might not otherwise notice.” The New York Times
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Women's Choir & Men's ChorusFriday, 5/11/2018
Robert Istad & Christopher Peterson, conductors
San Diego Symphony - - Presents:San Diego Symphony: Barber, Bernstein and Beethoven5/11/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
BARBER, BERNSTEIN, BEETHOVEN
A Jacobs Masterworks Concert
Jahja Ling, conductor
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Martin Helmchen, piano
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1: Jeremiah
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5: Emperor
Our update of the famous “BBB” classical formula opens with Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, a work of great power ripe for rediscovery in the concert hall
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Carmina Burana5/11/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
City Ballet of San Diego will close this exciting season with two thrilling ballets by its extremely talented Resident Choreographers Elizabeth Wistrich and Geoff Gonzalez. These ballets are sure to enchant and excite – a program not to be missed.
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:W. Terrence Spiller: Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle IIIFriday, 5/11/2018
Pianist and Cal Poly Music Department Chair W. Terrence Spiller will give an all-Beethoven recital. The recital is the third in his survey of the complete piano sonatas of Beethoven.
Actors Co-op Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Violet5/11/2018 - 6/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
Actors Co-op Theatre Company is proud to present the Tony nominated musical VIOLET, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, directed by Richard Israel, produced by Thomas Chavira.
Camerata Pacifica - Santa Barbara - Presents:Music of Debussy, Ravel & more in Santa BarbaraFriday, 5/11/2018
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:The House of Blue Leaves5/11/2018 - 5/20/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
A tragic comedy about the need to be famous. A terrible songwriter, his wife Bananas, his girlfriend Bunny, his AWOL son, his long-lost celebrity friend and 3 pushy nuns all come together on the occasion of the Pope’s visit to America, hoping for a blessing from above, or maybe even from Hollywood.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:An Evening With Audra McDonaldFriday, 5/11/2018
The winner of 6 Tony Awards, two Grammys and an Emmy Award, Audra McDonald brings her luminous soprano and incomparable gift for dramatic truth-telling to every performance, be it on Broadway, concert and opera stages or in film or Television roles.
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:Jarabe MexicanoFriday, 5/11/2018
Jarabe Mexicano exploded onto the Latin music scene in 2015, delighting audiences throughout the U.S. and Mexico ever since. Performing on typical mariachi instruments and accompanied by percussion, Jarabe’s musical arrangements feature stunning harmonized vocals in Spanish and English.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Spring Concert5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Spring Concert, Led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson,
Features Two World Premieres by Daniel Bjarnason and Therese Ulvo, Celebrates Bernstein’s 100th Birthday and Includes Works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Grieg, Fauré and Others
Opera UCI - Irvine - Presents:Puccini’s Suor Angelica5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
Music by Giacomo Puccini with Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano
Darryl Taylor, artistic director
Stephen Tucker, conductor