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Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Band & Pacific Brass Wednesday, 5/1/2019
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
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Physical Graffiti5/2/2019 - 5/4/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/2/2019)
Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz Orchestra - Bill Cunliffe, directorThursday, 5/2/2019
Classical Crossroads - Torrance - Presents:Peninsula Symphony 2019 Knox Competition WinnerFriday, 5/3/2019
on Classical Crossroads' "First Fridays at First! ~ fff" series
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:Capitol StepsFriday, 5/3/2019
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Celebrate Music at UCIFriday, 5/3/2019
An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music’s outstanding students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz, and new works by UCI composers. A family-friendly evening of performances to celebrate the arts and music at UCI.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet Folklórico Universidad De ColimaFriday, 5/3/2019
Patria Grande (Big Homeland)
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Tigers Be Still5/3/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/3/2019)
A ferociously funny play from New Girl writer Kim Rosenstock — centers around Sherry Wickman, who’s recently earned a degree in art therapy, only to find herself moving back in with her family.
Santa Barbara High School Theatre Dept. - Santa Barbara - Presents:A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder5/3/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/3/2019)
Santa Barbara High School got the National High School Premiere of the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, this one is an uproarious musical comedy. A sudden death, a contentious will, a life changing inheritance, two courtships intersecting and with the D’Ysquith banking family nothing is simple. Just their name alone has infinite possibilities for silliness.
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:AcaLove: Southern California’s A Cappella FestivalSaturday, 5/4/2019
UCI A Cappella and UCI Chamber Singers present the second annual AcaLove, which brings together award-winning groups from all over Southern California. AcaLove has hosted incredible groups that have competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, Los Angeles A Cappella Festival (LAAF), and been featured on the Best of College A Cappella compilation album!
Pasadena Symphony - Pasadena - Presents:Beethoven Symphony No. 5Saturday, 5/4/2019
Celebrated violinist Anne Akiko Meyers returns with a remarkable new violin concerto by local composer Adam Schoenberg leading up to the four most famous notes in Classical music to close out the season with Beethoven’s infamous Fifth Symphony. Performances at 2pm and 8pm.
Verdi Overture to La forza del destino
Schoenberg Orchard in Fog
Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Cirque Musica Presents: Heroes & VillainsSaturday, 5/4/2019
Sean O’Loughlin, Conductor
Cirque Musica, Cirque Performers
Long Beach Symphony & Cirque Musica - Long Beach - Presents:"Heroes & Villains"Saturday, 5/4/2019
An exciting and new Cirque spectacular featuring classical repertoire including "The Planets" and "Night on Bald Mountain" as well as popular sci-fi pieces from movies, comics, and television including "The Avengers," "Harry Potter," "Star Wars," and more. Hear powerful music combined with spellbinding performances.
The Adderly Advanced Conservatory - Santa Barbara - Presents:West Side Story5/4/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
Adderly Advanced Converstory Presents West Side Story at the Lobero!
On the heels of last year’s record breaking success with Les Miserables, The Adderley Conservatory, Santa Barbara’s preeminent Musical Theater program for youth and teens, ages 4-18, brings West Side Story to The Lobero on May 4th and 5th!
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Great Opera & Film Choruses | Los Angeles Master Chorale5/4/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
The full Los Angeles Master Chorale performs the most theatrical blockbusters of stage & screen.
Conducted by Grant Gershon
SMC Dance Department - Santa Monica - Presents:Global Motion Spring 2019 Performance5/4/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
Santa Monica College Dance Department Presents Global Motion - World Dance Company Spring 2019 Performance at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
Type of Dance: West African, Salsa, Swing and Jive, Belly Dance, Hip Hop, Folklorico, Contemporary Ballet, etc.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Wind Symphony - Dustin Barr, conductorSaturday, 5/4/2019
Soka University - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Soka University's 18th Annual International FestivalSaturday, 5/4/2019
Soka University’s International Festival on May 4, 2019 from 10:30 am-5 pm features over 500 dancers and musicians performing continuously on four stages, art exhibitions, ceramic sales and demonstrations, games, inflatable rides and over 250 exhibitors. Attendees are encouraged to wear international attire and to celebrate their own heritages. Admission is free. Parking on campus is $10 cash.
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.
Brand Library & Art Center, Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Vicki Ray!Saturday, 5/4/2019
Brand Associates Music Series
The May 4th concert of the Brand Associates Music Series will feature pianist Vicki Ray performing Daniel Lentz's "River of 1,000 Streams" and other works. Admission is free and a reception will follow the concert.
Southwest Women’s Chorus - Temecula - Presents:Calendar GirlsSunday, 5/5/2019
This spring, mark your calendars and get ready for a fun-filled trip through the seasons!
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #9Sunday, 5/5/2019
Ambroise AUBRUN Violin, Juliette HERLIN-GIRET Cello, Vijay VENKATESH Piano, Eva SCHAUMKELL Piano
J. BRAHMS: “HUNGARIAN DANCES” FOR PIANO FOUR HANDS
L. BEETHOVEN: PIANO TRIO IN D MINOR OP 70 N.1 “GHOST”
J. BRAHMS: PIANO TRIO N.2 IN C MAJOR OP 87
Convivio's Stellar Sounds Outdoor Concert Series - San Diego - Presents:Arrival from Sweden -- The Music of ABBASunday, 5/5/2019
A Swedish Band. A Mexican Celebration. Only in Little Italy.
Convivio, a San Diego-based Italian cultural arts organization dedicated to cultivating meaningful and memorable social experiences, is poised to launch its most ambitious project to date: Stellar Sounds, a concert series, under the stars, in the heart of Little Italy.
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.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #8Sunday, 5/5/2019
Martin CHALIFOUR Violin, Miika GREGG Violin, Jonathan MOERSCHEL Viola, Yoshika MASUDA Cello, Alin MELIK-ADAMYAN piano
E. GRIEG: STRING QUARTET N.1 IN G MINOR OP 27
E. GRIEG: “ANDANTE CON MOTO” IN C MINOR FOR PIANO TRIO
A. DVORAK: PIANO QUINTET N.2 IN A MAJOR OP 81 B 155
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Fiddler on the Roof5/7/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/7/2019)
Audiences across North America are toasting a new production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
Rich with musical hits you know and love, including "Tradition," "Sunrise, Sunset," "If I Were A Rich Man," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life (L'Chaim!)," FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Les Miserables5/7/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/7/2019)
With glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking production of LES MISÉRABLES, which broke box office records during its pre-Broadway tour, has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1).
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
UCSB Department of Theatre and Dance - Santa Barbara - Presents:Santa Barbara Dance Theater5/8/2019 - 5/9/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/8/2019)
Santa Barbara Dance Theatre at the Lobero
Indy award-winning choreographer and artistic director, Christopher Pilafian brings Santa Barbara Dance Theater back to the Lobero Theatre for a dynamic program of new dances and audience favorites from past seasons.
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:The Coup de Comedy Festival 20195/8/2019 - 5/11/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/8/2019)
A celebration of improvisation and comedy presented by Improv Revolution (iRev), an improvisational ensemble composed of undergraduate students from UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts. This epic four-day comedy festival brings the best shows, panels, and workshops to the campus and community.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Women's Choir & Men's Chorus - Robert Istad & Christopher Peterson, conductorsWednesday, 5/8/2019
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Guitar Chamber RecitalWednesday, 5/8/2019
Muckenthaler - Fullerton - Presents:Doc SeverinsenThursday, 5/9/2019
The legendary bandleader Doc Severinsen to perform at The Muck!
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:LACO - Baroque Conversations Series 11/8/2018 - 5/9/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/9/2019)
LA Chamber Orchestra Presents Four Baroque Conversations Programs During 2018-19 Season
LACO Principal Oboe Claire Brazeau Leading Sonatas for Oboe (Nov. 8/9)
Mandolin Virtuoso Avi Avital Featured on Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons (Dec. 11 and 13/14) Early Music Expert/Violinist Monica Huggett Leading Bohemian Trumpets (Feb. 7/8) Harpsichordist and Conductor Matthew Halls Conducting Bach (May 9)
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 Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Jacob Jonas The Company - May5/10/2019 - 5/11/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/10/2019)
JACOB JONAS THE COMPANY
After a sold-out run in The Wallis’ 16/17 Season, Jacob Jonas The Company returns as the 18/19 Season Company-in-Residence. The Company – led by its dynamic namesake - is gaining international acclaim for its honest storytelling, visceral performances and cutting-edge content creation – including the #CamerasandDancers visual arts movement.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Mozart with Dudamel5/10/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/10/2019)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Nora Fischer, vocals
About This Performance
Beloved pianist Emanuel Ax joins our Conductor Laureate for one of Mozart’s later gems. Beethoven’s disarming First Symphony takes the Mozart/Haydn tradition in a new, personal direction.
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