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Los Angeles Ballet - Glendale - Presents:Swan Lake in GlendaleSaturday, 3/3/2018
Performed by the professional classical ballet company of Los Angeles
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Solo Piano with Chopin Competition Winner Seong-Jin ChoSaturday, 3/3/2018
Seong-Jin Cho captured the classical music world's attention in October 2015 when he won First Prize at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. Last season, he performed his competition-winning piece at Soka with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and helped to sell out the concert. Now, enjoy a solo recital by this outstanding young pianist and buy tickets early!
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Brand Associates Music Series - Helix CollectiveSaturday, 3/3/2018
The fabulous Helix Collective performs on the Brand Associates Music Series on March 3! They will be presenting LA Stories - bringing together poets, writers, composers, and musicians to celebrate the beauty and diversity of Los Angeles. Join us for an amazing afternoon concert!
Sponsored by the Brand Associates so admission is free.
A reception will follow the concert.
Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:Synchromy: Moscow Contemporary Music EnsembleSaturday, 3/3/2018
Russia’s leading contemporary music ensemble champions modern music and composers from all over the world. With an ear towards détente, this illustrious group offers a program combining California composers like Nick Norton, Vera Ivanova and Jason Barabba with composers from the Russian Avant-Garde including Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Roslavets, and Polovinkin.
Synchromy - Pasadena - Presents:"In Transit"Saturday, 3/3/2018
Synchromy and Boston Court present “In Transit", a concert featuring the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME), Russia’s foremost contemporary music ensemble, on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena.
Redlands Symphony - Redlands - Presents:Mission: ImpossibleSaturday, 3/3/2018
Explore 600 years of music with the Redlands Symphony, from the Renaissance melodies of Ancient Airs and Dances to the well-known Mission: Impossible Theme.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jack @ 80: Jack Jones' 80th Birthday Saturday, 3/3/2018
Join the party as we celebrate the desert’s most famous octogenarian! Jack @80 is still going strong and promises a show reflecting his long and illustrious career. Jack Jones is one of the greatest singers of all time. A true Singers’ Singer and luminary. A double Grammy winner, Jack performs around the globe to sold-out audiences in venues ranging from Jazz clubs to the London Palladium.
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:Jose Costas Contempo BalletSaturday, 3/3/2018
Jose Costas, Contempo Ballet
The Concert Premiere
March 3 @ 8 p.m. | Tickets $22+ | Marsee Auditorium | Center for the Arts, El Camino College
Known for work that is sensually dramatic, theatrical and rhythmic, artistic director Jose Costas brings an emotional and dynamic program to this performance debut.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Ma • Kavakos • AxSunday, 3/4/2018
Ma • Kavakos • Ax
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Sunday, March 4th, 8pm
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Emanuel Ax, piano
Bakersfield Community Concert Association - Bakersfield - Presents:Two on TapSunday, 3/4/2018
Two on Tap is A truly FAMILY TREAT! Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano take you to the days when Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the screen with undeniable chemistry, effortless harmony and precision tap dancing. Gorgeous vocals, exciting choreography and unique musical arrangements. This duo breaths new life into classic song-and-dance.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: From Bluegrass to BachSunday, 3/4/2018
The Grammy-winning group’s inventive, critically-acclaimed transcriptions of concert masterworks provide a fresh look at classical music, and their interpretations of contemporary works continually break new ground. Program features a range of genres including a new work by Pat Metheny, “Road to the Sun,” commissioned for the LAGQ by a consortium of presenters, including Soka University of America
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The Beach BoysSunday, 3/4/2018
You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. To be sure, this band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions.
Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra - Costa Mesa - Presents:Brahms, Stravinsky, RachmaninoffSunday, 3/4/2018
Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grant Sevdayan performs its second concert of its ninth season.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Manual Cinema "The Magic City"Sunday, 3/4/2018
“Manual Cinema’s Magic City lets everyone in” The Chicago Tribune
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:UCLA Jazz CombosMonday, 3/5/2018
Featuring student combo ensembles directed by
Lobero Theatre - Santa Barbara - Presents:k.d. lang Ingénue Redux Tour with special guest Slava Grigoryan Tuesday, 3/6/2018
LOBERO GHOSTLIGHT SOCIETY WELCOMES k.d. lang Ingénue Redux Tour with special guest Slava Grigoryan
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her GRAMMY®-award winning, critically acclaimed album Ingénue, k.d. lang has announced a nineteen city concert tour that will bring a live performance of the platinum-selling record to venues across the United States.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:Music of ChinaTuesday, 3/6/2018
Ensemble Winter Concert
The UCLA Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Chi Li, performs a concert featuring traditional and contemporary music, including Chinese opera aria, zheng unison, qin unison, folk dance, and silk-and-bamboo music.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Compañía Nacional de Danza3/6/2018 - 3/7/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/6/2018)
“Spain’s leading dance company [is a superb force.]… Dancers possess exquisite musical reflexes, their bodies display that mix of extravagant talent and hardworking modesty.” The Guardian (U.K.)
“Among the top contemporary ballet companies in the world.” Santa Barbara Independent
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:UCLA Big Band ConcertTuesday, 3/6/2018
LatinJazz Big Band
Directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez
UCLA Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Charley Harrison
Contemporary Jazz Ensemble
Directed by Hitomi Oba
Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:A Music Salon with Johannes BrahmsWednesday, 3/7/2018
An elegant salon featuring chamber, chamber vocal, and solo music by Johannes Brahms, with conversation about Brahms and his world by world-renowned Brahms scholars David Brodbeck and Nicole Grimes. Please join us for a reception before the concert.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Jarrod SpectorWednesday, 3/7/2018
Sponsored by Ellen and Doug Weitman
Tony Nominee Jarrod Spector has graced the Broadway stage for six years as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys and for three years as Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, but the journey began years before.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The Pirates of PenzanceWednesday, 3/7/2018
Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history. On the coast of Cornwall, a band of tenderhearted pirates celebrates the coming of age of Frederic, who was mistakenly apprenticed to the pirates until his 21st birthday. Now, Frederic has vowed to devote his life to the extermination of piracy - ...
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet BandThursday, 3/8/2018
“Watching the musicians let fly on lutes, fiddles and gongs, as the singers roared through lively ballads recounting folk tales and myths, you were swept up by their energy and charisma.” The New York Times
ArtPower - San Diego - Presents:Marquis Hill BlacktetThursday, 3/8/2018
For the past five years, 30-year-old trumpeter Marquis Hill has been invigorating the Chicago jazz scene with his sleek approach to modern jazz, which often incorporates elements of spoken word and hip-hop.
Cal. Lutheran Dept. of Theatre Arts and Dance - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Capstone 10-Minute Play Festival3/8/2018 - 3/11/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 3/8/2018)
Seniors from the Capstone class produce and direct a one-act festival. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11.
Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:Panic Duo: Women's VoicesFriday, 3/9/2018
Celebrating International Women’s Day, the piano/violin duo present a program of women composers focusing on the important poetical, spiritual and musical voice of women in our society. This concert features recent works by Sara Graef, Kaija Saariaho, Thea Musgrave, Juhi Bansal, Vera Ivanova and Gilda Lyons.
Luminario Ballet - North Hollywood - Presents:Luminario Ballet "Breathless"3/9/2018 - 3/11/2018 (next performance: Friday, 3/9/2018)
Special Guest Superstar aerial choreograher and performer Dreya Weber (PINK, CHER, Madonna, Michael Jackson) in a new work-in-progress about her European witch ancestors
"TRAILS", our NASA ballet with music from Phillip Glass and media art by Paul Ackerman
Broadway at the Gardens - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:In The Heights 3/9/2018 - 3/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 3/9/2018)
Broadway at the Gardens presents In The Heights
Philharmonic Society - Costa Mesa - Presents:Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsFriday, 3/9/2018
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin and director
MENDELSSOHN: Overture from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
WIENIAWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6
New West Symphony - Santa Monica - Presents:New West Symphony Presents Zukerman & ForsythFriday, 3/9/2018
Violin superstar Pinchas Zukerman will return for his second appearance with the New West Symphony on March 9-11 in Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks and Oxnard, to conduct our orchestra and perform with cellist Amanda Forsyth. This dynamic duo will perform works by Vivaldi, Couperin, Haydn, Mozart and Schubert. Tickets are available at newwestsymphony.org or by calling 866-776-8400.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:Steel Pier3/9/2018 - 3/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 3/9/2018)
In honky-tonk Atlantic City, a champion dancer becomes infatuated with her new dance partner, a handsome young aviator.
UCI Symphony Orchestra, UCI Chamber Singers, CSU Long Beach Chamber Singers - Irvine - Presents:The Brahms RequiemFriday, 3/9/2018
“Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy comes in the morning” – Psalm 30:5
Theatre 360 - Pasadena - Presents:Audition Notice3/9/2018 - 3/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 3/9/2018)
Peter and the Starcatcher Auditions and Callbacks
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:'Tis Pity She's a Whore3/9/2018 - 3/25/2018 (next performance: Friday, 3/9/2018)
John Ford’s murderous, darkly sexual masterpiece exposes the incestuous love of Giovanni and Annabella, a brother and sister trapped in the damnable grip of a forbidden passion.
Theatre Raymond Kabbaz - Los Angeles - Presents:The Little Red Riding Hood3/9/2018 - 3/10/2018 (next performance: Friday, 3/9/2018)
We all know the story of Little Red Riding Hood and yet ... In the beautifully concise, archetypal language of fairy tales, Joël Pommerat rewrites the steps of the most famous story, preserving its original structure while teasing out a profound rite of initiation and passage. What results is a crisp, wholly modern interpretation of a bittersweet classic.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players Pirates of PenzanceSaturday, 3/10/2018
Set sail with this classic Gilbert and Sullivan comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history—“Major-General’s Song!” Throw in a band of tenderhearted pirates, a young man named Frederic, a bevy of beauties, a brash Pirate King and you’ve got what The New York Times calls “an endearing production with high musical standards and spirited performances!”
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Scottish FantasySaturday, 3/10/2018
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Caroline Goulding, Violin
Eric Rigler, Bagpipes
Air on the G String
Symphony No. 3, op. 56, A minor, Scottish
Scottish Fantasy, op. 46
Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:The New Philharmonic QuartetSaturday, 3/10/2018
Los Angeles Philharmonic violinists, Akiko Tarumoto and Johnny Lee, violist Ingrid Hutman, and cellist, Gloria Lum join together for a program featuring favorite chamber music for strings including works by Haydn, Mozart, and Mendelssohn.
Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Plumas Negras3/10/2018 - 3/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 3/10/2018)
Drama Written and Directed by Juliette Carrillo.
Claremont Chorale - Claremont - Presents:Claremont Chorale Presents The Messiah, Parts 2 & 3Saturday, 3/10/2018
Parts 2 and 3 of the "Messiah" portray the passion and resurrection of Jesus, appropriate for the Easter season.