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Jacaranda Music - Santa Monica - Presents:Drum SummitSaturday, 5/20/2017
Steve Reich: Drumming Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices & Organ
Artists: Jacaranda Percussion Ensemble, M.B. Gordy, leader with Holly Sedillos, soprano Zanaida Robles, soprano Mark Alan Hilt, organ
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:Brundibár by Hans KrásaSaturday, 5/20/2017
Opera Santa Barbara’s newly formed Santa Barbara Youth Opera presents a fully staged production of Brundibár. Written for children with just one adult part, and approximately forty minutes long, the opera was composed in 1938 by Hans Krása, as an entry for a children’s opera competition. It received its premiere in German-occupied Prague and was performed by children at a Jewish Orphanage.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Invertigo Dance TheatreSaturday, 5/20/2017
Brand Associates Dance Series - Invertigo Dance Theatre
Enter a world of magical realism with a fun, beautiful and whimsical performance and interactive workshop.
This performance will feature “Ascending Spring” choreographed by company member Sadie Yarrington, a work that conjures up a world that pours with rain, takes flight and bursts into bloom.
Los Angeles Zoo - Los Angeles - Presents:LA Zoo 50th Anniversary Beastly Ball Saturday, 5/20/2017
Features Rock Legend Slash Along with Jimmy Vivino and The Basic Cable Band and Special Guests Jack Black, Grace Potter and Bernard Fowler
Honorees are Wallis Annenberg and the Annenberg Foundation National Geographic Society receives Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award Event benefits Zoo's new Species Conservation Action Network (SCAN)
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Tribute to the Hollywood IconsSaturday, 5/20/2017
Relive the glory days of Tinseltown as six top tribute artists honor the biggest stars in show business. Backed by the Icons Orchestra, the performers so authentically capture the legendary stars’ voices, looks and style, you will be convinced that you are seeing the real thing!
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:An Evening with Vicki Lawrence & MamaSaturday, 5/20/2017
Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Plucked out of total obscurity as a high school senior, Vicki went on to become part of the now-legendary cast of the “Carol Burnett Show.”
Classical Crossroads - Torrance - Presents:Pianist Temirzhan Yerzhanov with Mezzo-Soprano Yulia ZinovievaSaturday, 5/20/2017
Beverly Hills National Auditions Winners on Classical Crossroads' "The Interludes" Series
Center Stage Opera - Reseda - Presents:The Best of Broadway, Vol. III!5/20/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 5/20/2017)
Center Stage Opera, the San Fernando Valley's professional opera company, brings back by popular demand the "Best of Broadway!" An all-star cast will perform an all new selection of favorite songs from Broadway shows past and present. Now in its 3rd year, this show is guaranteed to sell out!
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Pacific Symphony Santiago Springs Season Finale: Home Grown!Saturday, 5/20/2017
Irene Kroesen, conductor
TRADITIONAL: Fantasy on “Simple Gifts”
BRIAN BALMAGES: Point Lookout (A Fantasy on Civil War Songs)
AARON COPLAND: Grover’s Corner
JOSHUA REZNICOW: American Sketches (A Fantasy for String Orchestra)
LOUIS PRIMA: Sing, Sing, Sing
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: "Danzon" from Fancy Free, "One Hand, One Heart" from West Side Story, "America" from West Side Story
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Painted Garden5/20/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 5/20/2017)
The Painted Garden is an exceptional interactive dance and multimedia shown, performed in the round, in which children are invited to accompany dancers in the world on stage, a world filled with sensors that respond to movement and sound.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Thinking Shakespeare Live!Saturday, 5/20/2017
For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe’s Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors.
Claremont Chorale - Pomona - Presents:Opera ChorusesSaturday, 5/20/2017
Opera choruses from operas old and new, supported by soloists from the Repertory Opera Company.
Confido Music Society - San Marino - Presents:Benefit Concert for Refugee Children with UNICEFSunday, 5/21/2017
Confido Music Society's Benefit Concert Series.
Benefit Concert for Refugee Children with UNICEF.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble: Season Finale: TraditionsSunday, 5/21/2017
Gregory X. Whitmore, conductor
Josh Roach, guest conductor
GIROUX: One Life Beautiful
VAUGHN WILLIAMS: English Folk Song Suite
HOLST: First Suite in Eb
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital: Iveta ApkalnaSunday, 5/21/2017
Organ Recital: Iveta Apkalna
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Sunday, May 21, 7:30pm
Glendale Youth Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:Glendale Youth Orchestra presents 2017 Concert WinnersSunday, 5/21/2017
Formed in 1989 by a group of Glendale music lovers and school teachers, the Glendale Youth Orchestra now attracts talented young musicians in grades 6-12 and college music programs from all over Los Angeles, the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:GuGu Drums of ShanghaiSunday, 5/21/2017
This high-energy extravaganza is a sure-fire bet to entertain audiences of all ages!
Orchestra Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Presents:Orchestra Santa Monica Sunday, 5/21/2017
Haydn: Symphony No. 22, "The Philosopher"
Montano: Three Night Pieces, Concerto for Bassoon
(West Coast Premiere)
Schubert: Symphony No. 5
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Season FinaleSunday, 5/21/2017
Roger Kalia, conductor
MAHLER: “Allegro Maestoso” from Symphony No. 2
Energized from a season of artistic achievement, the accomplished Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra will wow the crowd with its vibrant display of young musical talent.
With the timeless drum movements dating back to the Emperors of long-ago Chinese dynasties, this award-winning drum group from Shanghai showcases China’s rich history through rhythm.
UCLA Center for 17th-& 18th-Century Studies and W. A. Clark Memorial Library - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music at the Clark presents the Tesla QuartetSunday, 5/21/2017
The Tesla Quartet performs selections by Haydn, Janácek, and Brahms.
Ross Snyder, violin
Michelle Lie, violin
Edwin Kaplan, viola
Serafim Smigelskiy, cello
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:African American Music and Music of Mexico Ensemble ConcertSunday, 5/21/2017
Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz 2017
African American Music Ensemble
James Roberson, director
Music of Mexico Ensemble
Jesús Guzmán, director
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Jazz Concert: The UCI Small Groups Monday, 5/22/2017
The UCI Undergraduate Jazz Program is having its quarterly concert to showcase the Small Group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the Jazz Faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvive - Presents:UCI Wind EnsembleMonday, 5/22/2017
The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Mozart: Truth Through BeautyTuesday, 5/23/2017
A special concert with LA Opera artists
Please join us for this all Mozart concert with singers from the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist program and pianist/LA Opera artist-in-residence Matthew Aucoin.
Admission is free.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Battlefield5/24/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/24/2017)
Based on Mahabharata and the play written by Jean-Claude Carrière
Adapted and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne
The internationally renowned team of Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Jean-Claude Carrière together revisit the great Indian epic Mahabharata thirty years after Brook’s legendary production took world theater by storm.
Pierre Leloup - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra: Viva VivaldiThursday, 5/25/2017
Maestro Carlo Ponti conducts the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra on Thursday, May 25 at 7:30pm, ending its second year as the orchestra-in-residence at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz.
L.A. Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:The Tug of War5/25/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/25/2017)
An L.A. Theatre Works-commissioned world premiere docudrama from playwright/screenwriter David Rambo about the decision-making process of a president in crisis. Five performances only featuring an all-star cast: May 25-May 28 at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:ICIT Showcase ConcertThursday, 5/25/2017
Original new works by UCI Music Department first-year MA and Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation and Technology (ICIT). ICIT embraces diverse forms of contemporary music-making, challenging conventional distinctions between classical composition, computer music, improvisation and jazz.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Amy Hanaiali'i GilliomThursday, 5/25/2017
Hawai’i’s top-selling female vocalist of all time, Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom is a major force for Hawaiian culture, bringing the ancient language to the world with a blend of diverse musical styles.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:Music of India and Music of the Balkans Ensemble ConcertFriday, 5/26/2017
Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz 2017
Music of India
Rahul Neuman and Abhiman Kaushal, co-directors
Music of the Balkans Ensemble
Ivan and Tzvetanka Varimezov, co-directors
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Bartók Cycle with Dudamel & Yuja Wang: 5/26/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
Bartók Cycle with Dudamel & Yuja Wang:
Stravinsky: Requiem Canticles (c. 14 minutes)
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1 (c. 25 minutes)
Janácek: Glagolitic Mass (c. 38 minutes)
SMC Dance Department - Santa Monica - Presents:Global Motion Spring 2017 Performance5/26/2017 - 5/27/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
Santa Monica College Dance Department Presents Global Motion - World Dance Company Spring 2017 Performance at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
Type of Dance: Folklorico, Indonesian, Samoan, West African, Ballet, Spanish Contemporary, Lyrical Jazz, Belly Dance, Salsa
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Acoustic Evenings at the AthenaeumFriday, 5/26/2017
The Athenaeum Music & Arts library concludes the spring 2017 Acoustic Evenings series with a special evening.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Brand Associates Dance Series | SzaltFriday, 5/26/2017
Amabelle Aguiluz (textiles and wearable art), Stephanie Zaletel (choreographer) and Louis Lopez (original score) recount significant water experiences and encounters in an effort to link our shared psychologies.
This highly physical, immersive, and stimulating performance triggers viewers’ collective streams of consciousness and invites us to feel connected to a fleeting and vital resource.
Music @ Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:Danny Holt: The Piano/Percussion ProjectSaturday, 5/27/2017
Pianist Danny Holt returns to Boston Court and brings with him an array of percussion instruments. Called “the classical music equivalent of an extreme sports athlete” (The Record) Holt’s unique virtuosity shines in his Piano/Percussion Project, which calls for acrobatic feats of multi-instrumentalism.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Jake Shimabukuro, ukuleleSaturday, 5/27/2017
Compared to the likes of Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix, Jake Shimabukuro redefines ukulele music with his enthralling mix of jazz, pop and funk—playing everything from traditional Hawaiian tunes to covers of popular hits like George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
Theatre 360 - Pasadena - Presents:AUDITION NOTICE: Madagascar Jr & Bye Bye BirdieSaturday, 5/27/2017
Come have the summer of a lifetime! We hope to see you at auditions for Madagascar Jr (6-11 years olds) and Bye Bye Birdie (12-19 year olds). You don't want to miss out on these shows!
One of the world’s most exciting and innovative ukulele players and composers, Jake Shimabukuro is bringing his lightning-fast fingers and revolutionary playing techniques to Orange County. Playing jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco, and rock, Jake views the ukulele as an “untapped source of music with unlimited potential,” and his mission is to show that the ukulele is capable of much more than traditional Hawaiian music.
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Imaginary Invalid5/27/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 5/27/2017)
The acclaimed artists of Fiasco Theater are back! Fiasco delighted Globe audiences with their reinvented Into the Woods, and now they take on one of the greatest comedy writers of all time: Molière.
Chris Isaacson Presents - Hollywood - Presents:Donna McKechnie—Same Place, Another TimeSunday, 5/28/2017
The legendary Tony Award-winner ("A Chorus Line") brings her new solo show to Los Angeles. With special guests Greg Safel and Jeffrey Scott Parsons.
Creating Arts Company - Los Agneles - Presents:The Clifton’s Canteen - A Tribute to the 1940s USO Shows5/28/2017 - 5/29/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 5/28/2017)
Come dance with your favorite Jr. Hostesses and watch legends of the ’40s come to life in this all new show!
OnStage Musicals in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Hot Latin Nights with The All Star Big BandSunday, 5/28/2017
Spend a sizzling summer afternoon with Jeff Stover’s Big Band All Stars as they perform Salsa and Latin Jazz with special guests.
This show is sure to excite Temecula’s audience with its unique blend of high-voltage rhythm mixing Latin, Cuban, and South American music styles.
Hausmann Quartet - San Diego - Presents:Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime5/28/2017 - 11/12/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 5/28/2017)
The Hausmann Quartet and the Maritime Museum of San Diego partner to present Season 2 of Haydn Voyages aboard the historic steam ferryboat, Berkeley. As the father of the string quartet and one of history's most innovative composers, Joseph Haydn is an ideal guide to this exploration of some of the most powerful, creative music ever written.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Bodyguard5/30/2017 - 6/11/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/30/2017)
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker.
Dance Theatre Collective of Southern California in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:DanceXchange2/21/2017 - 6/20/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/30/2017)
danceXchange is a monthly showcase presented in various settings at the Theater to bring the local dance community together in celebration of our varied and eclectic dance community and all it has to offer. No audition is necessary but the work is always of a substantial quality.
Hollywood Pantages- Nederlander - Los Angeles - Presents:The Book of Mormon5/30/2017 - 7/9/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/30/2017)
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:UCI Jazz Orchestra ConcertWednesday, 5/31/2017
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:The Spitfire Grill, A Musical5/31/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/31/2017)
Book & Music by James Valcq
Lyrics & Book by Fred Alley
Based on a Film by Lee David Zlotoff
Directed by Jeffrey Moss
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet Invites You to Dancing School2/25/2017 - 7/16/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/31/2017)
As five dancers attempt the same solo variation, ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones will pull apart each phrase, comparing each dancer's choices, strengths, and weaknesses. You'll learn more about ballet in one hour than you can anywhere else. You'll begin to see like a critic or maybe -- better yet -- a dancer.
Mesopotamian Opera Co. - Los Angeles - Presents:The Spell of Tradition6/1/2017 - 6/3/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 6/1/2017)
Two Noh Plays/ Operas on the life and afterlife of Benjamin Franklin.
The Spell of Tradition is an eminently accessible evening of modern opera and Noh drama, inspired by one of American history’s most fascinating personalities. It’s a unique opportunity to enjoy classical entertainment at a very affordable price.
Malashock Dance - San Diego - Presents:Minor Fall/Major Lift6/1/2017 - 6/3/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 6/1/2017)
Bi-coastal collaboration of live music and dance!
This unique collaboration brings celebrated artists from both Coasts together to provide San Diegans with a highly memorable concert.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Bartók Cycle with Dudamel & Yuja Wang: Piano Concerto No.26/1/2017 - 6/2/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 6/1/2017)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments (c. 12 minutes)
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2 (c. 28 minutes)
Janácek: Sinfonietta (c. 23 minutes)