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San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:Verdi's Rigoletto2/2/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 2/2/2019)
Fast-paced and powerful, this is Verdi at his best with an unforgettable focus on the cruel realities of a society controlled by a corrupt ruling class. You’ll recognize melody after melody from the tenor’s arrogant La donna è mobile to the soprano’s wistful Caro nome to the most memorable quartet in all of opera. Rigoletto is an traditional Italian classic.
Redlands Symphony Orchestra - Redlands - Presents:Redlands Symphony Orchestra 2/2Saturday, 2/2/2019
Members of the world’s greatest string quartet come to Redlands to celebrate history’s greatest composer! Revel in these breathtaking masterpieces as musicians from the Emerson String Quartet join us for our annual celebration of Mozart.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: LoveSaturday, 2/2/2019
Don Quixote and his beloved Dulcinea, Mozart in all his passion, and a World Premiere by Brazilian composer Joao Guilherme Ripper.
A part of the Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival
Featuring cello soloist Lars Hoefs
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Jérôme BelSaturday, 2/2/2019
“Gala forces audience expectations to the fore and blurs the lines between failure and success in performance as it suggests that theater is community, both onstage and off. It’s a tour de force, wildly entertaining and truly radical.” —The New York Times
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz OrchestraSaturday, 2/2/2019
With Changüí Majadero
Jacarandamusic - Santa Monica - Presents:Premonition 2Sunday, 2/3/2019
Gustav Mahler’s compelling Sixth Symphony – like the sprawling Seventh, one of his lesser known – is subtitled “Tragic.” Given his public struggles with anti-Semitism, some think the 1904 symphony sees into the calamitous future –– a premonition
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Faculty Recital: David YoungSunday, 2/3/2019
Community School bass faculty member David Young presents this special performance with his colleagues and friends.
Jacarandamusic - Santa Monica - Presents:Premonition 1Sunday, 2/3/2019
Three quartets will foreshadow the Mahler Sixth Symphony – from the future.
The Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Julia Sweeney: Older & Wiser2/5/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/5/2019)
Limited Comedy Engagement - Six Shows Only! February 5 - February 10, 2019
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
Saturday Night Live alumn Julia Sweeney jumps back into comedy after a 10 year hiatus raising her daughter in suburban Chicago and she’s got quite the story to tell.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Russian National Ballet Swan LakeTuesday, 2/5/2019
One of the world’s most loved ballets, Swan Lake, performed to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, will be performed by the Russian National Ballet. This outstanding company has been bringing timeless ballet classics to the stages of North America since 1999.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole 2/5/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/5/2019)
Reprising their roles from a sold-out run at People’s Light & Theater in Philadelphia, Emmy Award nominee Dulé Hill (West Wing Psych Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk) as Nat “King” Cole and Hamilton star Daniel J. Watts as Sammy Davis Jr. bring life to a play the Philadelphia Inquirer called “profound, ambitious, wide-ranging and dreamlike.” Like Cole himself, Lights Out promises to be “Unforgettable.”
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Witness Uganda2/5/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/5/2019)
The Wallis Production of
A DOCUMENTARY MUSICAL
By Matt Gould & Griffin Matthews
Devastated when his New York City church kicks him out for being gay, Griffin escapes across the world to volunteer in a small village.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Come From Away2/5/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/5/2019)
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Steve Solomon's My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy2/6/2019 - 2/7/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 2/6/2019)
Now one of the longest running one-man shows in history (and a McCallum favorite), My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, and I’m in Therapy, is an evening of hysterical comedy featuring the voices of almost 30 characters, all played by Steve Solomon.
D+EM (DESIGN + EMERGENT MEDIA) - Irvine - Presents:Your Ocean, My Ocean2/6/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 2/6/2019)
An intermedia production responding to the natural beauty of oceans and coastlines, and expressing feelings of loss, disorientation, outrage and despair that arise from witnessing detrimental human impacts on ocean ecosystems, including habitat destruction, overfishing, and pollution.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Les 7 Doigts de la Main, ReversibleThursday, 2/7/2019
Montreal’s award-winning contemporary circus troupe presents its latest creation, a playful and poignant exploration of the role ancestors play in the shaping of modern identities. For Réversible, the company’s cast members researched generations of family history, interviewing grandparents and great-grandparents about their aspirations, struggles and secrets.
Ensemble Theatre Comapany - Santa Barbara - Presents:Death of a Salesman2/7/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/7/2019)
The American classic Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play. Willy Loman, nearing the end of his career and struggling to make ends meet, is the tragic hero of this timeless story of life not turning out the way you envision it will.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:LACO - Baroque Conversations Series 11/8/2018 - 5/9/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/7/2019)
LA Chamber Orchestra Presents Four Baroque Conversations Programs During 2018-19 Season
LACO Principal Oboe Claire Brazeau Leading Sonatas for Oboe (Nov. 8/9)
Mandolin Virtuoso Avi Avital Featured on Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons (Dec. 11 and 13/14) Early Music Expert/Violinist Monica Huggett Leading Bohemian Trumpets (Feb. 7/8) Harpsichordist and Conductor Matthew Halls Conducting Bach (May 9)
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Talich QuartetFriday, 2/8/2019
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Rent 20th Anniversary Tour2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/8/2019)
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece...
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company - Palm Springs - Presents:For a Reason, by Tony Padilla2/8/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/8/2019)
Desert Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Playwright-in-Residence Tony Padilla’s latest drama. This fascinating four-person character study focuses on the reasons people come into our lives, and the often-surprising consequences that result from their interactions.
Directed by Shawn Abramowitz
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Laguna Beach - Presents:Laguna Beach Music Festival2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/8/2019)
Festival Artistic Director
Joyce Yang, piano
Program to be announced.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Solo Piano with Olga Kern- The RussiansFriday, 2/8/2019
The first woman to win the Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in more than thirty years, Russian-American Olga Kern is now recognized as one of her generation’s great pianists.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:1776 The Musical2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/8/2019)
Music & Lyrics by Sherman Edwards
Book by Peter Stone
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus - La Jolla - Presents:La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Deep Roots Concert2/9/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 2/9/2019)
Steven Schick, conductor
LJ White New Work
Philip Glass Cello Concerto No. 2
Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 3
Soloist: Katinka Kleijn, cello (pictured)
Katinka Kleijn–champion of new music and a member of the Chicago Symphony–is soloist in Philip Glass’ graceful Second Cello Concerto, drawn from his score to the film Noqoyqatsi.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Olga KernSaturday, 2/9/2019
Russian-American pianist Olga Kern is recognized as one of her generation’s great artists. With her vivid stage presence, confident musicianship and extraordinary technique, the striking pianist continues to captivate fans and critics alike.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Tiny Beautiful Things2/9/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 2/9/2019)
Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her.
Brand Library & Art Center, Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Lobo Ensemble!Saturday, 2/9/2019
Brand Associates Music Series
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Symphony Orchestra with Talich QuartetSunday, 2/10/2019
University Symphony Orchestra with Talich Quartet
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Colburn Chamber Music Society: Scott St. JohnSunday, 2/10/2019
Eminent chamber musician and new Colburn faculty member Scott St. John joins students in works by Stravinsky and Schubert, plus John Adams’s First Quartet.