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Philharmonic Society - Costa Mesa - Presents:Yuja Wang in RecitalWednesday, 5/9/2018
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Yuja Wang, piano
Program to be announced.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Guitar Chamber RecitalWednesday, 5/9/2018
Martha Masters and Andrew York, directors
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Brahms & The Schumanns in Santa MonicaThursday, 5/10/2018
In Focus is LACO’s series that aims a spotlight on chamber music. Series curator and LACO concertmaster Margaret Batjer leads an evening of Brahms & The Schumanns. Musicians speak from the stage about the works, and NPR’s Renée Montagne leads a discussion following the music.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Die, Mommie, Die!5/10/2018 - 5/20/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/10/2018)
A Greek tragedy on acid with a gay Hollywood twist!
Trapped in a hateful marriage with sleazy film producer Sol and desperate to find happiness with her gorgeous young lover Tony, aging Hollywood star Angela Arden (Drew Droege) murders her husband. But when her children discover what she's done, they decide to take revenge!
Camerata Pacifica - Los Angeles - Presents:Music of Debussy, Ravel & More at Zipper HallThursday, 5/10/2018
“Known for its high level of music making” (LA Times), Camerata Pacifica presents a remarkably lush and sensual program to close its 28th season.
Debussy - "L'après-midi d'un faune"
Satie - Gnossiennes Nos. 1 - 3
Richards - "Hora de la Cerc"
Ravel - "Don Quichotte à Dulcinée"
Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Mahler - "Leider eines fahrenden Gesellen"
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Mark Morris Dance Group "Sgt. Pepper at 50: Pepperland"Thursday, 5/10/2018
“The most artfully musical choreographer alive… making us pay fresh attention to something we might not otherwise notice.” The New York Times
Fugitive Kind - Los Angeles - Presents:Antigone, or We Are Rebels Asking for the Storm5/10/2018 - 6/2/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/10/2018)
A modern adaptation of "Antigone," directed by Ovation Award winner Amanda McRaven.
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:W. Terrence Spiller: Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle IIIFriday, 5/11/2018
Pianist and Cal Poly Music Department Chair W. Terrence Spiller will give an all-Beethoven recital. The recital is the third in his survey of the complete piano sonatas of Beethoven.
San Diego Symphony - - Presents:San Diego Symphony: Barber, Bernstein and Beethoven5/11/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
BARBER, BERNSTEIN, BEETHOVEN
A Jacobs Masterworks Concert
Jahja Ling, conductor
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Martin Helmchen, piano
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1: Jeremiah
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5: Emperor
Our update of the famous “BBB” classical formula opens with Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, a work of great power ripe for rediscovery in the concert hall
Camerata Pacifica - Santa Barbara - Presents:Music of Debussy, Ravel & more in Santa BarbaraFriday, 5/11/2018
Actors Co-op Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Violet5/11/2018 - 6/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
Actors Co-op Theatre Company is proud to present the Tony nominated musical VIOLET, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, directed by Richard Israel, produced by Thomas Chavira.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Women's Choir & Men's ChorusFriday, 5/11/2018
Robert Istad & Christopher Peterson, conductors
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Carmina Burana5/11/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
City Ballet of San Diego will close this exciting season with two thrilling ballets by its extremely talented Resident Choreographers Elizabeth Wistrich and Geoff Gonzalez. These ballets are sure to enchant and excite – a program not to be missed.
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:Jarabe MexicanoFriday, 5/11/2018
Jarabe Mexicano exploded onto the Latin music scene in 2015, delighting audiences throughout the U.S. and Mexico ever since. Performing on typical mariachi instruments and accompanied by percussion, Jarabe’s musical arrangements feature stunning harmonized vocals in Spanish and English.
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:The House of Blue Leaves5/11/2018 - 5/20/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
A tragic comedy about the need to be famous. A terrible songwriter, his wife Bananas, his girlfriend Bunny, his AWOL son, his long-lost celebrity friend and 3 pushy nuns all come together on the occasion of the Pope’s visit to America, hoping for a blessing from above, or maybe even from Hollywood.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:The Caltech-Occidental Wind Orchestra and Jazz Band present their 38th Annual Bandorama5/11/2018 - 5/12/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/11/2018)
The Caltech-Occidental Wind Orchestra and The Caltech Jazz Band present their 38th Annual Bandorama. This event will take place on the Caltech campus in Ramo Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, 2018 at 8:00 pm.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:An Evening With Audra McDonaldFriday, 5/11/2018
The winner of 6 Tony Awards, two Grammys and an Emmy Award, Audra McDonald brings her luminous soprano and incomparable gift for dramatic truth-telling to every performance, be it on Broadway, concert and opera stages or in film or Television roles.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Symphonic WindsSaturday, 5/12/2018
Dustin Barr, conductor
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Bruch & Tchaikovsky5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
Bruch & Tchaikovsky
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Saturday, May 12th, 8PM
Sunday, May 13th, 2PM
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Katia and Marielle Labèque, pianos
Opera UCI - Irvine - Presents:Puccini’s Suor Angelica5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
Music by Giacomo Puccini with Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano
Darryl Taylor, artistic director
Stephen Tucker, conductor
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Dance Series - Deborah Rosen & DancersSaturday, 5/12/2018
Deborah Rosen & Dancers create dances that are poignant and intimate, share personal reflection and stem from universal themes. Their work Drifting...A Suite of Dreamscapes, is inspired by sleepy states of mind, daydreaming, sleep paralysis, fears, sleepwalking, poems of nature and searching, nightmares, and Frank Sinatra.
Theatre West - Hollywood - Presents:Magic and Lightning: Into the Mind of Nikola TeslaSaturday, 5/12/2018
Meet Nikola Tesla, inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Fiesta Finale with Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz BandSaturday, 5/12/2018
Get on your feet and get ready for a high energy evening of music featuring Poncho Sanchez as he reunites with conductor Matt Catingub to present some of the most exciting latin pop and jazz from the past and present!
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:A Thousand Splendid Suns 5/12/2018 - 6/17/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
May 12 - June 17
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Melissa Manchester LIVESaturday, 5/12/2018
Honoring Harold Matzner with the Buddy Rogers Award
Featuring Grammy® Award Winner Melissa Manchester
John Mario, Conductor
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Spring Concert5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Spring Concert, Led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson,
Features Two World Premieres by Daniel Bjarnason and Therese Ulvo, Celebrates Bernstein’s 100th Birthday and Includes Works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Grieg, Fauré and Others
San Diego Theatres - San Diego - Presents:Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandSaturday, 5/12/2018
Choreographer Mark Morris, hailed as the “the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical,” returns to San Diego with Pepperland, a unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:Wood Boy Dog Fish5/12/2018 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
Rogue Artist Ensemble's delightfully macabre take on The Adventures of Pinocchio
Opera San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein II5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
On Mother’s Day weekend, cowboys, farmers, and territory folks of all kinds will burst into the Performing Arts Center SLO in Opera San Luis Obispo’s new grand production of Rodgers and Hammerstein II’s classic musical Oklahoma!
Chorale Bel Canto - Whittier - Presents:French Masterworks - Chorale Bel CantoSaturday, 5/12/2018
Chorale Bel Canto, a community masterworks chorale based in Whittier, will present Two French Masterworks on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at East Whittier United Methodist Church in Whittier, California.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Rigoletto5/12/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/12/2018)
It’s more than just a cornerstone of opera repertoire it’s also one of the most heartfelt of all stage works.
Long Beach Opera - San Pedro - Presents:The Love Potion5/13/2018 - 5/19/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/13/2018)
Haunting. Mystical. Eternal. The epic story of Tristan and Isolde is told through Martin’s passionate score. The fateful lovers meet by deception fall in love by magic and pursue their love in defiance of heavenly and earthly power.
They “loved each other, and at last, they died of that love together upon one day she by him and he by her.”
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:Classics at The Merc8/13/2017 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/13/2018)
Join us in The Merc Sunday afternoons for chamber performances by the region’s best professional musicians. The intimate setting of The Merc allows the audience and musicians to interact with each other so you can learn about the musicians, their instruments, their careers, and the music they perform.
A great classical experience for a great price!
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Trio CélesteSunday, 5/13/2018
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church
Second Sundays At Two
Kevin Kwan Loucks piano, Iryna Krechkovsky violin, Ross Gasworth cello
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:Caltech Chamber Music Ensembles Present their Spring 2018 Chamber Music Concert Series5/13/2018 - 5/20/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/13/2018)
Caltech Chamber Music Ensembles, directed by Maia Jasper White, present their annual Mothers' Day Concert and Chamber Music Marathon. Enjoy works by Beethoven, Faure, Brahms, Vivaldi, Mozart, and many more performed by Caltech's brilliant and multi-talented students.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Reid & RileySunday, 5/13/2018
“Go West” with the world premiere of dreams of the new world by adventurous composer and sound artist Ellen Reid preceded by Terry Riley’s iconic minimalist work, In C.
Camerata Pacifica - Ventura - Presents:Music of Debussy, Ravel & more in VenturaSunday, 5/13/2018
The Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music in Historic Sites 5/13Sunday, 5/13/2018
Bach Collegium San Diego performs Henry Purcell at the Art of Living Foundation.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:MACH33: Lie After Lie After LieMonday, 5/14/2018
LIE AFTER LIE AFTER LIE
Written by Stephen Diekes
Directed by Susan Dalian
Caltech: Ramo Auditorium | Monday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m.
The Music Guild - Long Beach - Presents:Piano Trio CélesteTuesday, 5/15/2018
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello in C Major
Zeisl: Piano Trio Suite, Op. 8
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 47