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The Desert Symphony - Palm Desert - Presents:John Mueller's Winter Dance PartyThursday, 2/21/2019
Winter Dance Party is the official live re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper. This the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Each live concert performance is high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50’s era: “That’ll Be The Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “La Bamba,” “Chantilly Lace,” and many more.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:David Ball, Organist, & Friends Plays Bach & FriendsFriday, 2/22/2019
Hear the brilliant young organist of Christ Cathedral, David Ball, in recital with our other organists of the cathedral. Organ duets and even a piece for four performers! With his maters degree from the famed Julliard School, you know it is going to be amazing!
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Loser2/22/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang's acclaimed opera makes its West Coast premiere
Peninsula Symphony - Redondo Beach - Presents:Big Works for Small GroupsSunday, 2/24/2019
Symphony orchestra performance with guest soloist.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Sir András Schiff, pianoSunday, 2/24/2019
BACH: Capriccio “on the Departure of his Beloved Brother,” BWV 992
BARTÓK: Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm
BACH: Four Duets
BARTÓK: Piano Sonata
JANÁCEK: In the Mists
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Ailey IITuesday, 2/26/2019
Ailey II celebrates the American modern dance heritage and preserves the uniqueness of the African-American cultural experience.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Susan Graham, mezzo-sopranoWednesday, 2/27/2019
Program to be announced.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Johannes Moser & Till FellnerWednesday, 2/27/2019
Johannes Moser, cello
Till Fellner, piano
STRAVINSKY: Suite Italienne
WEBERN: Three Little Pieces
BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonata No. 4
DEBUSSY: Sonata for Cello and Piano
BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonata No. 5
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Russian National OrchestraThursday, 2/28/2019
Mikhail Pletnev, music director
George Li, piano
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 1
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 6
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:Eugene Onegin By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky3/1/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/1/2019)
Set in the grand ballrooms and country estates of Imperial Russia, Eugene Onegin tells the tale of a young aristocrat who allows his arrogance to cost him everything. Tchaikovsky’s lush music propels Alexander Pushkin’s compelling story. Maestro Valéry Ryvkin returns to conduct and Ensemble Theatre’s Jonathan Fox directs.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Clemency of Titus3/2/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 3/2/2019)
A stunning new production of Mozart's final masterpiece.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Martha Graham Dance CompanySaturday, 3/2/2019
The EVE Project
Janet Eilber, Artistic Director
wild Up, Christopher Rountree, Conductor
Work by Pontus Lidberg and Pam Tanowitz
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Joffrey Ballet3/5/2019 - 3/6/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/5/2019)
Among America’s premier ballet companies, Chicago-based Joffrey Ballet returns with two spellbinding nights of cutting-edge programs featuring one of Balanchine’s earliest experimental works, two pieces by modern ballet master Nicolas Blanc, the unique cinematic vision of Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman, contemporary ballet darling Justin Peck with a work set to a score by Philip Glass, ...
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Jessica Lang DanceTuesday, 3/5/2019
Creating and performing the work of choreographer Jessica Lang, who has “a gift for conveying emotion with exquisite simplicity” (the Washington Post), Jessica Lang Dance seeks to enrich and inspire global audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music. jessicalangdance.com
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:The Cherry Orchard3/8/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/8/2019)
"You look boldly ahead isn't it only that you don't see or divine anything terrible in the future because life is still hidden from your young eyes."
- Madame Ranevsky, "The Cherry Orchard"
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Academy of St Martin in the Fields with Jeremy DenkSaturday, 3/9/2019
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest chamber orchestras in a return engagement. Joined by one of America’s foremost pianists, Jeremy Denk, experience fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s greatest classical music.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Northern LightsSaturday, 3/9/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Joshua Roman, Cello
Symphony No. 7, Angel of Light
Symphony No. 3, op. 52, C major
Finlandia, op. 26
Bow to String, Movements 1 & 3
Variations on a Rococo Theme, op. 33
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Disney in ConcertSunday, 3/10/2019
A Silly Symphony Celebration
Animated Shorts with Live Orchestra
John Roscigno, Conductor
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Freddy ColeSaturday, 3/16/2019
In Tribute to Nat “King” Cole
The legendary, three-time GRAMMY®-nominated pianist/singer Freddy Cole pays a can’t-miss tribute to Nat King Cole on the eve of his brother’s 100th birthday. Don’t miss the musician The New York Times calls “the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.”
The Desert Symphony - Palm Desert - Presents:An Evening with Matthew MorrisonThursday, 3/21/2019
Star of stage and screen, Matthew Morrison has been nominated for Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe awards. He was nominated for a Tony for "The Light in the Piazza," and received a Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for "10 Million Miles."
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Ballet Hispánico3/22/2019 - 3/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 3/22/2019)
The premier Latino dance organization in the United States brings individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through dance. Whether dancing on stage, in school or in the street, Ballet Hispánico creates a space where few institutions break ground.
Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Faith: A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of George MichaelSaturday, 3/23/2019
Michael Krajewski, Conductor
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Cirque Éloize3/30/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 3/30/2019)
The Wild Wild West Comes Alive!
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!
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.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Royal Scottish National OrchestraThursday, 4/4/2019
Thomas Søndergård, Music Director
Danny Elfman, Composer
Sandy Cameron, Violin Soloist
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 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
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Havana Cuba All-StarsSaturday, 4/6/2019
Havana Cuba All-Stars
featuring Banda Asere and Dancers
Program to be announced.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:YooJin Jang, violinSunday, 4/7/2019
Violinist YooJin Jang has been praised as “a performer without fear or technical limitation” (Boston Musical Intelligencer).
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Monterey Jazz Festival feat. Cécile McLorin SalvantMonday, 4/8/2019
The Desert Symphony - Palm Desert - Presents:Big Band Broadway starring Debbie GravitteThursday, 4/11/2019
Tony Award-winner for “Jerome Robbin’s Broadway,” Debbie Gravitte is one of Broadway's biggest personalities. Debbie has found herself in demand from the Broadway Stage to the concert stage and beyond.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Manuel Cinema's Mementos Mori4/12/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/12/2019)
Mementos Mori is a dynamic, beguiling meditation on death and dying. In Manual Cinema’s most ambitious show to date, a cast of six puppeteers use hundreds of paper puppets, seven overhead projectors, two cameras and three screens to create a live “movie” in front of the audience.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Singin’ in the Rain4/12/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/12/2019)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Book by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Lysistrata4/12/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/12/2019)
"Fun, lighthearted and successfully adapted to modern day times." - Yorkshire Post, United Kingdom
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Pacifico Dance CompanySunday, 4/14/2019
The Los Angeles-based Pacifico Dance Company has been thrilling audiences with its unique blend of modern and traditional dance for well over a decade.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Ballet Preljocaj in La FresqueTuesday, 4/16/2019
Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall) navigates the space between representation and reality as it interprets the fantastical Chinese tale of a painting come to life and a journey into another dimension.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Anoushka ShankarWednesday, 4/17/2019
A singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes, sitar player Anoushka Shankar’s outstanding musicianship is marked by a calligraphic dexterity and profound emotion. The six-time Grammy nominee and daughter of the late musical guru Ravi Shankar is advancing the Shankar legacy formidably into the future.