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Pasadena Symphony - Pasadena - Presents:Bernstein & CoplandSaturday, 11/17/2018
Celebrate Bernstein’s centennial with hits from On the Town to West Side Story plus the best from his friends and contemporaries with Copland, Barber and more. Sphinx laureate Melissa White shines on violin. Performances at 2pm and 8pm.
Hailstork An American Port of Call
Bernstein West Side Story Selections
Barber Violin Concerto
Copland Billy the Kid Suite
Bernstein On the Waterfront
The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Johnny MathisSaturday, 11/17/2018
The legendary singer brings his “Voice of Romance” tour to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa.
Classical Crossroads - Torrance - Presents:Quinta Essentia Brazilian Recorder QuartetSaturday, 11/17/2018
on Classical Crossroads' "The Interludes" series
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) - Los Angeles - Presents:UnCabaret 25th Anniversary Show & CelebrationSunday, 11/18/2018
L.A.’s legendary UnCabaret celebrates 25 years of wildly fun, idiosyncratic and intimate performance with this one-time-only evening of live comedy, music and never-before-seen footage from the vault. Guests include alumni Julia Sweeney, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk, Greg Behrendt, Rebecca Corry, Alex Edelman, Allee Willis, Andy Kindler, Maria Bamford and many more to be announced, hosted by creatrix Beth Lapides with musical director Mitch Kaplan.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Meet Pacific Symphony's New ConcertmasterSunday, 11/18/2018
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.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Bach's Magnificat | Los Angeles Master ChoraleSunday, 11/18/2018
Bach's "Magnificat" is paired with Reena Esmail's "This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity."
Performed by the LA Master Chorale, conducted by Grant Gershon.
Musco Center - Orange - Presents:Sarah Chang, Violin and Julio Elizalde, PianoSunday, 11/18/2018
“Her gifts are at a level so removed from the rest of us that all we can do is feel the appropriate awe and then ponder upon the mysteries of nature.” – The New York Times
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Wind SymphonySunday, 11/18/2018
Dustin Barr, conductor
Bakersfield Community Concert Association - Bakersfield - Presents:Not Fade Away - The Ultimate Buddy Holly ExperienceSunday, 11/18/2018
An authentic energetic tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper and their infamous Winter Dance Party. Not Fade Away creates a new show that keeps the music alive, while remembering the importance and impact it had in history. A tribute to the pioneers of Rock 'n' Roll. Join the Bakersfield Community Concert Association as we celebrate our 56th Anniversary Season.
Chris Isaacson Presents - Hollywood - Presents:Leslie Jordan — ExposedSunday, 11/18/2018
Best known for his stand-out roles in "Sordid Lives," "American Horror Story," "The Help," and as the beloved Beverley Leslie on "Will & Grace," Leslie Jordan has charmed fans for over four decades. In Exposed, he invites the audience behind the scenes of his childhood and career, offering a charming and hilarious look back at his life experiences as a flamboyant youth raised as a Southern Baptist
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:Kingston TrioSunday, 11/18/2018
The Kingston Trio legacy continues with Josh Reynolds (son of founder Nick Reynolds), Mike Marvin and Tim Gorelangton – same great songs, same great sound!
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:UCI Symphony OrchestraTuesday, 11/20/2018
The UCI Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker, presents orchestral classics and the world premiere of Larry Mumford's Symphony No. 3, The Four Winds.
Dance Theatre Collective of Southern California in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:danceXchange8/21/2018 - 6/18/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/20/2018)
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.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Jane Austen's EMMA: The Musical11/23/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/23/2018)
Jane Austen’s enduring love story is brought to life as a romantic-comedy musical.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Brahms and his First Symphony11/24/2018 - 12/1/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/24/2018)
Elena Schwarz, conductor
Los Angeles, Philharmonic
About This Performance
Through the eyes of a young girl desperate to finish a homework assignment, learn why it took one of the most famous composers, Johannes Brahms, more than two decades to write his first symphony. This concert is a celebration of that masterful piece and its composer, who never stopped trying.
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
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
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.
Irvine Barclay Theatre and Kerry Records - Irvine - Presents:An Irish ChristmasMonday, 11/26/2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroThursday, 11/29/2018
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.
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
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.
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.”
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!
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Cello ChoirFriday, 11/30/2018
Bongshin Ko, 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.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz OrchestraFriday, 11/30/2018
Bill Cunliffe, director
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.