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The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:National Geographic Live: Wild Seas, Secret Shores4/25/2019 - 4/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Thomas Peschak, Photographer
In this talk, marine biologist-turned-National Geographic photographer Thomas Peschak takes audiences around the world with his award-winning images and his engaging take on the ocean’s charismatic creatures.
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Crucible by Robert Ward4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The Crucible is one of the most gripping works of American opera. Based on Arthur Miller’s play centered on the Salem witch trials, Robert Ward’s eerily topical opera is sure to make your pulse race. Wayne Tigges and Audrey Babcock – both standout singing actors – debut as John and Elizabeth Proctor Anya Matanovic portrays the malicious Abigail Williams. Kostis Protopapas leads the large cast and orchestra Rising star Stephanie Havey directs.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:El Gato Montes: The Wildcat4/27/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Placido Domingo stars in a thrilling take of love, passion and tragedy.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Yo-Yo Ma (lecture)Saturday, 4/27/2019
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will discuss the role of culture in creating a strong society, drawing on examples from his own life as a musician and citizen. Mr. Ma’s presentation is rooted in the belief that at a moment when our world is challenged by the pace of change and the divisions it can create, culture’s ability to create and share meaning is essential to shaping the next stage in our evolution.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Mozart's JupiterSaturday, 4/27/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Simone Porter, Violin
Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
Symphony No. 41, C major, Jupiter
Violin Concerto, op. 35, D major
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: ConnectionsSaturday, 4/27/2019
The birth of modern music, themes and variations, and a Beethoven-inspired symphony that will leave you wondering where it’s been all your life.
Peninsula Symphony - Redondo Beach - Presents:Passionate, Not Pathetic!Sunday, 4/28/2019
Symphony orchestra performance with guest soloist.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Che MalamboWednesday, 5/1/2019
Powerhouse Argentina-based company Che Malambo is back with a foot-stomping, boleadora-twirling, bombos-beating vengeance after delivering the surprise hit of A&L’s 2016-2017 season with their Santa Barbara debut.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Spring Dance Theatre5/2/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/2/2019)
Join CSUF’s award-winning dancers and choreographers on an ever-changing adventure in dance.
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion!”
- Martha Graham
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet Folklórico Universidad De ColimaFriday, 5/3/2019
Patria Grande (Big Homeland)
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Cirque Musica Presents: Heroes & VillainsSaturday, 5/4/2019
Sean O’Loughlin, Conductor
Cirque Musica, Cirque Performers
MainStreet Theatre Company - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Emperor’s Nightingale5/4/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
Two young princes must compete to be the next Emperor! It will take nothing less than bravery, empathy, and a magical bird to teach them the meaning of leadership.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Dorrance DanceSunday, 5/5/2019
A rare artist who makes dance as innovative as it is engaging, tap genius Michelle Dorrance leads a company comprised of some of the best hoofers in the business.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jeremy Denk, Steven Isserlis & Joshua BellTuesday, 5/7/2019
In a joint performance by a standout trio of virtuosic performers, three longtime friends and collaborators come together to offer an unparalleled evening of music.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Bell-Isserlis-Denk TrioWednesday, 5/8/2019
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2, in C minor, Op. 66
Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2, in E minor, Op. 67
Rachmaninoff Trio élégiaque No. 1, in G minor
Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Bell-Isserlis-Denk TrioThursday, 5/9/2019
Joshua Bell, violin
Steven Isserlis, cello
Jeremy Denk, piano
MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No. 2
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No. 2
RACHMANINOFF: Trio élégiaque
RAVEL: Piano Trio
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Vijay Iyer Sextet5/10/2019 - 5/11/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/10/2019)
In the intimate Jazz Club
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:La Traviata6/1/2019 - 6/22/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 6/1/2019)
Experience the glamour and romance of Verdi's essential opera.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Parkening International Guitar CompetitionSaturday, 6/1/2019
Final Round and Awards Ceremony
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Beethoven's NinthSaturday, 6/8/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Long Beach Camerata Singers, Chorus
Kala Maxym, Soprano
I-Chin Lee, Alto
Jason Francisco, Tenor
Steve Pence, Bass
Royal Fireworks Music
Symphony No. 9, op. 125, D minor
San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum8/10/2018 - 9/9/2018 (next performance: Friday, 8/10/2018)
SLO REP will kick off the 2018-2019 Season with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM a musical romp through Rome featuring desperate lovers, scheming neighbors and the music of Stephen Sondheim. A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM runs Aug. 10-Sept. 9, Wednesdays-Sundays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
Idyllwild Arts - Idyllwild - Presents:25th Annual Jazz in the Pines benefitting Idyllwild Arts8/10/2018 - 8/12/2018 (next performance: Friday, 8/10/2018)
The 25th Annual Jazz in the Pines is a three-day jazz festival that features more than two-dozen bands on the breathtaking 205-acre Idyllwild Arts mountain campus. All proceeds from the festival will benefit Idyllwild Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that changes lives through the transformative power of art.
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Art9/28/2018 - 10/14/2018 (next performance: Friday, 9/28/2018)
SLO REP presents ART, the Tony Award winning comedy by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, that focuses on the meaning of art (in the form of a solid white painting) as well as the joys, perils and meaning of friendship. ART runs Sep 28-Oct. 14, Wednesdays?Sundays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:The Glass Menagerie11/2/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/2/2018)
SLO REP is proud to present Tennessee Wiliams’ classic drama, THE GLASS MENAGERIE. This intensely personal and brilliantly tender masterpiece exposes the complexity of our memories, and the ways in which we can never truly escape them. THE GLASS MENAGERIE runs Nov. 2-18, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
Long Beach Opera - Long Beach - Presents:Three Tales by Beryl Korot / Steve Reich - LBO Premiere11/3/2018 - 11/4/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/3/2018)
This opera details three technological advances of the 20th century
and their impact on society.