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Jacarandamusic - Santa Monica - Presents:Flying DreamSaturday, 3/23/2019
Classic Black American music by the late George Walker, Florence Price, William Grant Still, and the great Duke Ellington. Featuring pianists Althea Waites and Cecil Lydle, Lyris Quartet, and conductor Scott Dunn.
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty3/23/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 3/23/2019)
Enjoyable for the entire family.
This timeless love story will feature special guests from prestigious professional ballet companies in the lead roles.
Choral Consortium of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:San Diego Sings! FestivalSaturday, 3/23/2019
The San Diego Sings! Festival 2019, an all-day free event featuring performances by 22 choral groups and a massed choir of 1,000 voices, returns to Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on Saturday, March 23, presented by the Choral Consortium of San Diego.
Farhang Foundation - Costa Mesa - Presents:Nowruz Concert with the Pacific SymphonySunday, 3/24/2019
Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:Motown with a TwistSunday, 3/24/2019
Are you ready for a brand-new beat? Here comes Motown with a Twist – a new twist on the classic Motown stage show. It’s a sparkling, electrifying night of The Motor City’s most famous hit songs featuring Celebrity Pros from Dancing with the Stars performing with So You Think You Can Dance, and vocals by American Idol, The Voice, and America’s Got Talent finalists.
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:An Afternoon With David LockingtonSunday, 3/24/2019
Cellist on the Loose
The Music Director of the Pasadena Symphony wields his cello instead of a baton in this concert featuring unaccompanied Bach, the rarely heard Bridge cello sonata, his own original compositions, and the Maestro’s talent for unexpected improvisation!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theatre Concert BandSunday, 3/24/2019
Carnival of the Animals
Mitch Gershenfeld, conductor
Jeffrey Siegel, piano
David Gonzalez, narrator
It’s time to Strike Up the Band for our 7th annual concert by the McCallum Theatre Concert Band. Highlighting this year’s concert will be a performance of the beloved “Carnival of the Animals” by Saint-Saëns featuring pianist Jeffrey Siegel and a new text written and performed by David Gonzalez.
Irvine Barclay Theatre and Arts IUSD - Irvine - Presents:IUSD High School All-Star Jazz NightMonday, 3/25/2019
Irvine’s talented young jazz artists own the Barclay stage for a night!
Join the student musicians from Irvine, Northwood, Portola, University and Woodbridge high schools as they play a variety of jazz standards and share their love and passion for jazz. There might also be a special guest or two who’ll join in on the fun!
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Night: Jazz Honors ComboMonday, 3/25/2019
The Jazz Honors Combo, led by Jason Goldman, headlines this ongoing showcase of contemporary jazz with an evening of standards from the American songbook.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Rags to RichesMonday, 3/25/2019
A program of Fascinatin' Rhythms! We’ll hear ragtime music of Scott Joplin, jazzy works of Gershwin, Stravinsky's humorous “Polka - for Young Elephants", elegant Waltzes of Chopin, and compositions of Shostakovich and Prokofiev.
Desert Chamber Orchestra - Palm Desert - Presents:"Konzert Kaleidoscope"Tuesday, 3/26/2019
Welcome to an evening of diverse soloists and composers, as we showcase our own Desert Chamber Orchestra musicians performing short concertos and concerto movements with the orchestra.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Piaf! - Le SpectacleTuesday, 3/26/2019
With over a million tickets sold in more than 50 countries and acclaimed reviews worldwide Píaf – Le Spectacle is a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf. Starring Anne Carrere, a young French performer hailed as “Edith Piaf’s legitimate musical heiress,” ...
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Saxophone Chamber EnsemblesTuesday, 3/26/2019
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Tribute to Glenn Miller and The Big Band LeadersWednesday, 3/27/2019
STARRING THE TEX BENEKE ORCHESTRA
Gary Tole, Conductor
Featuring The Satin Dollz and Madeline Vergari
You’ll be tapping your toes to the great music of the Big Bands with guest musicians pay tribute to legendary band leaders Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Henry Mancini, Harry James, Gene Krupa, Tex Beneke and Woody Herman.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:The Phantom TollboothWednesday, 3/27/2019
Produced by Enchantment Theatre Company
Milo is bored. There is simply nothing for him to do. And then, one afternoon, he receives a magic tollbooth. ??
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Charlie and The Chocolate Factory3/27/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/27/2019)
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now L.A.'s golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Gershwin & Ravel3/28/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/28/2019)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Hélène Grimaud, piano
About This Performance
For one shining moment, Ravel and Gershwin met each other at a New York party in 1928, where they expressed their deep mutual admiration and passion for jazz. Now, two brilliant French artists (and Philharmonic regulars) keep that connection alive with this latter-day meeting of the minds.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Malpaso Dance Company3/28/2019 - 3/30/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/28/2019)
MALPASO DANCE COMPANY
Artistic Director, Osnel Delgado
An Associate Company of Joyce Theater Productions
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DEBUT
Cuba’s hottest contemporary dance company shares a little slice of Havana in a sparkling program of movement and music featuring works by Artistic Director Osnel Delgado, as well as international choreographers Aszure Barton, Cecilia Bengolea and Ohad Naharin.
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:The Lao Tizer BandFriday, 3/29/2019
THE LAO TIZER BAND
MAR 29, 8PM
Jazz on Fire
Independent Opera Company - Studio City - Presents:The Gipsy Princess!3/29/2019 - 3/30/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
Independent Opera Company is going to present The Gipsy Princess,lovely operetta by Hungarian composer Emmerich Kalman.
Full of wonderful music and entertaining dialogue, this work tells the story of Sylva, talented and beautiful Cabaret singer and her struggle to achieve respect, recognition and happiness.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Mozart's The Magic Flute - College of the Arts Opera3/29/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/29/2019)
Mozart's The Magic Flute - College of the Arts Opera
WA Mozart, Composer
Emanuel Schikaneder, Librettist
Mark Salters, Music Director
Kimo Furumoto, Conductor
Craig Tyrl, Directo
Pacific Chorale - Costa Mesa - Presents:UnSung HeroesSaturday, 3/30/2019
“UnSung Heroes” celebrates music written by women, bringing it to its well-deserved place at center stage! Featuring the genius of creators ranging from medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen to 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, and including a world premiere by Seattle composer and conductor Karen P. Thomas
CAMA - Santa Barbara - Presents:Garrick Ohlsson, pianoSaturday, 3/30/2019
Don't Miss Garrick Ohlsson at the Lobero!
Since his triumph at the 1970 Chopin Piano Competition, Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as one of the great American piano masters of the past 50 years, a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess.
San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:Bizet's Carmen3/30/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 3/30/2019)
Carmen is an archetype of literature and art set to passionate music that will burn up the stage with its unbridled drama and incredible music, including the “Toreador Song” and the seductive “Habanera.” Set in classic Spain, this traditional production has all of the lust, jealousy, revenge, and heart-stopping drama you’ve come to expect from Bizet’s powerful opera.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Cirque Éloize3/30/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 3/30/2019)
The Wild Wild West Comes Alive!
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Aperture Duo: Linnea Powell and Adrianne PopeSaturday, 3/30/2019
APERTURE DUO: LINNEA POWELL AND ADRIANNE POPE
MAR 30, 8PM
whisper / sing / speak
AEG - Los Angeles - Presents:Rudy In ConcertSaturday, 3/30/2019
Hollywood Chamber Orchestra will perform Oscar® and Emmy®-winning composer JERRY GOLDSMITH’S complete score live to picture. SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING SEAN ASTIN, RUDY RUETTIGER AND MORE WILL ATTEND FOR A PRE-SHOW PANEL*.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Dance GallerySaturday, 3/30/2019
A unique perspective into our company of artists. Emerging choreographers from the San Diego Ballet, present a one-of-a-kind mixed rep production under the direction of Artistic Director, Javier Velasco. Come and meet our artists…up close and personal.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:The Story Pirates Present: This Show is Missing!Saturday, 3/30/2019
Grab your magnifying glasses and funny-looking, double-sided hats because a mystery is afoot at Story Pirates headquarters. We’re celebrating the release of our latest book with a show…but our script has vanished! We need help from kids in the audience to get to the bottom of it. Join us after the show for a book signing with the cast!
Pittance Chamber Music - Pasadena - Presents:Evensong with James OnstadSunday, 3/31/2019
Pittance Chamber Music, known for featuring the extraordinary resident artists of the Los Angeles Opera pit and stage, presents Evensong with James Onstad, an evening offering of beloved works by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Johannes Brahms
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Los Angeles Children's Chorus Chamber SingersSunday, 3/31/2019
A glorious concert of choral music featuring the most prestigious children’s chorus on the West Coast.
Voices in Harmony
Hausmann Quartet and Maritime Museum of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime - Songs of the WorldSunday, 3/31/2019
The Maritime Museum of San Diego and The Hausmann Quartet embark on their fourth season of “Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime,” a unique mix of music and education for those looking for a new cultural and creative experience. The Hausmann Quartet’s intimate performances transport audiences on unique musical voyages, flowing from classical to contemporary works in an idyllic setting.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony • National Children's ChorusSunday, 3/31/2019
American Youth Symphony
Carlos Izcaray, music director
National Children's Chorus
Luke McEndarfer, artistic director
About This Performance
Two of our finest youth ensembles - L.A.'s storied American Youth Symphony and the accomplished singers of the National Children's Chorus - return to Walt Disney Concert Hall for an inspiring demonstration of the future of our art.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Pacific Symphony Plays Schubert & Chopin 2Sunday, 3/31/2019
These 70-minute, informal concerts by Pacific Symphony are perfect for newcomers to and aficionados of the classical music scene. An audience favorite, conductor and music director Carl St.Clair brings his vast knowledge of musical history to life with both his comments and his baton.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:George Hinchliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great BritainSunday, 3/31/2019
With a repertoire ranging from Lady Gaga to “The Ride of the Valkyries,” The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain tackles an ambitious range of music—on just four strings. This group of eight genre-benders performs covers (with vocals!) of pop, jazz, country, and classics from film, along with anything else they think is ripe for the picking.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Royal Scottish National OrchestraWednesday, 4/3/2019
Founded in 1891, RSNO is Scotland’s national symphonic ensemble and one the country’s five national performing companies. Throughout its history, the orchestra has played an integral part in Scotland’s musical life, including performing at the opening ceremony of the Scottish Parliament building.
Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater4/3/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/3/2019)
Power and grace. Tenderness and strength. Precision and passion. For 60 years, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has embodied these complexities and contradictions of the human condition with dance performances that uplift and transform, making the company one of the world’s most beloved.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Violin Masterclass with Midori GotoWednesday, 4/3/2019
Violinist Midori Goto, who was recently named a Judge Widney Professor of Music at USC, will present a violin masterclass for Thornton String students.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Tallis Scholars of LondonWednesday, 4/3/2019
Some of the greatest choral musicians in the world return to Christ Cathedral for an entire program devoted to the composers and musicians of the Sistine Chapel. It is not to be missed.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Asere!Wednesday, 4/3/2019
ASERE! is a high-energy and joyous celebration of Cuban music and dance styles. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. With rhythms and melodies from the cha cha to the rumba, from “Son Cubano” style to the salsa, the All-Stars will showcase a wide variety of Cuban beats.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Australian Chamber OrchestraThursday, 4/4/2019
Richard Tognetti, violin and director
Paul Lewis, piano
Samuel ADAMS: Concerto Grosso
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 12
BRAHMS (arr. Tognetti): Sextet No. 2
The Robey Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Birdland Blue4/4/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/4/2019)
Miles Davis deals with rebellious members of his combo, a contentious club manager, and a crooked cop on a night in August 1959.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Poverty Department (L.A.P.D.): I Fly! or How to Keep the Devil Down in the Hole4/4/2019 - 4/6/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/4/2019)
“When they look back in 100 years,
the only theater being done now which will matter will be the work John Malpede is doing with the L.A.P.D.”
—Peter Sellars, acclaimed theater director
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Royal Scottish National OrchestraThursday, 4/4/2019
Thomas Søndergård, Music Director
Danny Elfman, Composer
Sandy Cameron, Violin Soloist
Academy for the Performing Arts - Huntington Beach - Presents:HB APA's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"4/4/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/4/2019)
The Academy for the Performing Arts, a magnet program for the Huntington Union High School District, presents "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" by its Acting department.
Classical Crossroads - Torrance - Presents:Pianist Steven VanhauwaertFriday, 4/5/2019
on Classical Crossroads' "First Fridays at First! ~ fff" series
Hailed by the Los Angeles Times for his 'impressive clarity, sense of structure and monster technique', Steven Vanhauwaert has garnered a wide array of accolades, including the First Prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Something Rotten!4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!
CAP UCLA in association with Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The White Album by Joan Didion Performance created by Lars Jan/ Early Morning Opera4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
"We tell ourselves stories in order to live." —Joan Didion, The White Album
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:The Root Beer Bandits4/5/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
Treat the family to an old-fashioned slapstick musical comedy, plum full of original songs and colorful dances, set against the shimmering wild west, back when folks were pannin' for gold! Hold on to yer hats, 'cuz laughs are sure to be aplenty in this high-paced vaudevillian show for all ages.
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz at LACMA4/5/2019 - 11/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
Jazz at LACMA features the art of jazz as practiced by leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:The Reduced Shakespeare Company4/5/2019 - 4/6/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
in William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)
Written and Directed by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Mirga Leads Tchaikovsky & Debussy4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/5/2019)
Ever-vibrant conductor Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla covers all the bases with this multifaceted program, beginning with Tchaikovsky’s beloved Violin Concerto, featuring the astonishing Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Mirga also leads the latest by much-lauded South Korean composer Unsuk Chin and Debussy’s masterpiece of orchestral color.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Monterey Jazz Festival on TourFriday, 4/5/2019
An amazing evening of two superbands, each with an incredible roster of virtuosic jazz stars. The Monterey Jazz Festival celebrates 60 years of “traditional-untraditionalist” heritage and talent with an all-star touring band and Cécile McLorin Salvant, “the finest jazz singer to emerge in the last decade” (The New York Times).
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents: California Guitar TrioFriday, 4/5/2019
The universe of guitar knows no boundaries for The California Guitar Trio. Since 1991, the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. The trio’s questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the occasional surf or spaghetti Western tune for good measure.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Third Coast PercussionFriday, 4/5/2019
The first percussion ensemble to win a Grammy Award in a chamber music category, this Chicago-based quartet did just that in 2017, for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance. At its members’ request, composer Philip Glass has created a new work for them, his first for percussion ensemble.