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Downey Symphonic Society - Downey - Presents:"Passport to Passion"Saturday, 10/19/2019
Looking for a great evening? The brilliant young violinist Strauss Shi will dazzle you with Tchaikovsky’s “Valse Scherzo” and 2-time Oscar winner Franz Waxman’s “Carmen Fantasie”! Brahms opens and the dramatic and impassioned melodies of Tchaikovsky’s 4th symphony complete an experience you’ll treasure. Free parking!
Jacarandamusic - Santa Monica - Presents:Organic ISunday, 10/20/2019
Inaugural concert in Jacaranda's new Organ series, Organic - featuring Ty Woodward
International organist Ty Woodward helped design the original Schantz organ. He will inaugurate a new series with French showpieces by Jehan Alain, Maurice Duruflé and Marcel Dupre, as well as American works by Charles Ives, Alan Hovhaness (with guest trumpet David Searfoss), and Leo Sowerby.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Symphony: Concerto NightWednesday, 10/16/2019
Guest conductor Murry Sidlin leads the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual Concerto Night, showcasing three outstanding student soloists. Clarinetist Max Opferkuch, cellist Allan Hon, and pianist Ji-Yoon Lee will perform Mozart, Korngold and Shostakovich, respectively.
Brightwork newmusic - Pacific Palisades - Presents:Another World at the Villa AuroraSaturday, 10/19/2019
Tuesdays @ Monk Space presents
Another World at the Villa Aurora
Pianist Genevieve Lee joins members of Brightwork Ensemble to present an evening of music from another place and time.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra - La Bayadère10/16/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/16/2019)
The Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra return with a lavish production of Marius Petipa’s great Russian classic, featuring tour de force performances by the company’s incomparable stars.
Jeremy Herrin - San Diego - Presents:Almost Famous9/13/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/16/2019)
Written by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe based on his iconic film, Almost Famous is about a young man finding his place in the world and the indelible characters he meets along the way.
Book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe
Music and lyrics by Tom Kitt
Directed by Jeremy Herrin
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:casebolt and smith, danceSaturday, 10/19/2019
close (World Premiere)
Celebrating their 15th year as a collaborative duo, casebolt and smith bring their trademark humor and accessibility to the Marsee Auditorium with the world premiere of close. A complex weaving of dance, story, video, and music, close untangles casebolt and smith’s pasts to get at a deeper understanding of their present - gesture by gesture, song by song.
Heather Raffo - San Diego - Presents:Noura9/20/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/16/2019)
A riveting West Coast premiere loosely inspired by Ibsen’s A Doll’s House from acclaimed playwright (and Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program graduate) Heather Raffo.
By Heather Raffo
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:University of Redlands Symphonic Bands ConcertWednesday, 10/16/2019
University of Redlands Symphonic Bands Concert
Andrian Pawluk - San Diego - Presents:B2C: Bach Cello Suites to ChoirSaturday, 10/19/2019
British cellist Sophie Webber will join forces with the choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral, under the direction of choirmaster Canon Martin Green, to present the world premiere of her choral arrangements to accompany Bach's Solo Cello Suites Nos.1 and 3.
Concert includes a reception and opportunity to mix with the artists and pre-purchase an album.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Tchaikovsky's "Pathétique"10/17/2019 - 10/19/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
Drama unfolds with Tchaikovsky’s deeply passionate Symphony No. 6 and Ravel’s virtuosic gypsy rhapsody, “Tzigane,” featuring concertmaster Dennis Kim. Earlier in the evening, you’ll embark on an exploration of the brilliant compositions from legendary film composer John Williams, who is responsible for linking Carl to Pacific Symphony.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Light In the Piazza10/12/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
It doesn't get any better than this:
Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron star in Adam Guettel's enchanting Broadway musical, which won six Tony Awards, including Best Original Score.
The New Bad Boys OF Magic - Los Angeles - Presents:Dirty Tricks - The New Bad Boys Of MagicSaturday, 10/19/2019
Hollywood’s drunkest magic show, DIRTY TRICKS w/ The New Bad Boys of Magic, celebrates its second smash(ed) year at The Three Clubs.
La Jolla Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:WOW Festival 201910/17/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to announce the dates and location for its fourth biennial Without Walls (WOW) Festival – four action-packed days of immersive and site-based work in an exciting new urban location. The 2019 WOW Festival will take place October 17 – 20 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, in partnership with the NTC Foundation.
Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra - Torrance - Presents:Viva Vivaldi! Thursday, 10/17/2019
The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra (LAV) and the West High School present a season opening performance conducted by Maestro Carlo Ponti featuring the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra and the students of the West High School Choirs performing Antonio Vivaldi’s choral masterpiece, the Gloria in D Major, RV.589.
LA Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Salonen Conducts Tchaikovsky & Bartók10/18/2019 - 10/19/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/18/2019)
Experience a young phenom in Tchaikovsky’s beloved concerto.
Salonen conducts his own latest orchestral work to launch this program, followed by rising star violinist Daniel Lozakovich, hand-picked by Salonen to play the Tchaikovsky. Salonen and the LA Phil also perform one of their signature works, Bartók’s late masterpiece, which shows off every section of the orchestra to full advantage.
Symphony of the Vines - Los Osos - Presents:Romantic Cello - Los OsosSaturday, 10/19/2019
Symphony of the Vines is excited to have internationally-acclaimed pianist Dmitriy Cogan perform with Hillary Clark, cello. The concerts, called Romantic Cello, will be performed in Los Osos on October 19 and Atascadero on October 20.
Student Spotlight features Evalynn Moylan, 17, a senior at Morro Bay High School, performing a cello solo.
Chapman University College of Performing Arts - Orange - Presents:Offenbach...mais jamais ennuyeux! (Offenbach...but never boring!)10/18/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/18/2019)
Opera Chapman Presents: Offenbach...mais jamais ennuyeux! (Offenbach...but never boring!)
Come join us for a fun night of French operetta to celebrate Jacques Offenbach’s 200th Birthday. Opera Chapman students perform scenes from Orpheus in the Underworld, La Perichole, The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, The Tales of Hoffmann and more!
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:CAP UCLA presents: THE DAY10/18/2019 - 10/19/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/18/2019)
Celebrated ballerina Wendy Whelan, cellist Maya Beiser, iconic choreographer Lucinda Childs and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang join forces to create an evocative, bold, highly collaborative new work.
Pasadena Symphony Association - Pasadena - Presents:Brahms Symphony No. 1Saturday, 10/19/2019
David Lockington, conductor
Tessa Lark, violin
Sydney Wang Commission (world premiere)
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Brahms Symphony No. 1
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Bruckner's Great Mass | Los Angeles Master Chorale10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Bruckner’s devout spiritualism and Romantic-era passion meet 2003 MacArthur genius grant winner Osvaldo Golijov’s depiction of “water and longing, light and hope, the immensity of South America’s nature and pain.”
BRUCKNER: Mass No. 3 in F Minor
OSVALDO GOLIJOV: Oceana (LA premiere)
Grant Gershon, conductor
100 voices, orchestra, soloists
Louise Reichlin & Dancers / LA Choreographers & Dancers - Los Angeles - Presents:40th Anniversary Weekend of Dance10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Includes LA Premiere from Louise Reichlin & Dancers
Louise Reichlin & Dancers / Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers Celebrates 40th Anniversary with a Weekend of Soulful & Imaginative Dance Performances
The Tennis Dances
Los Angeles Premiere
A Jewish Child’s Story
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:San Diego New Music ConcertFriday, 10/18/2019
San Diego New Music presents a program curated by percussionist Fiona Digney with Alex Greenbaum, cello, entitled “On the Edge of Time: New Moons and Life Cycles.”
Guido Lamell - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony OrchestraSunday, 10/20/2019
Please join the Santa Monica symphony for our historic 75th Season Premier Concert October 20th 7:30PM in Barnum Hall.
Weber: Overture to Oberon
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor
Pre-concert talk at 6:30PM with Rich Capparela
Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Family Album II: A Stonewall TributeSunday, 10/20/2019
The Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles (GFBLA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall Riots with a free concert on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3:30pm at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Entitled “Family Album II: A Stonewall Tribute,” this performance celebrates the LGBTQ+ family and recognizes the collective contributions of our community toward freedom and equality
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Beethoven 250: Quartet Cycle Concert VFriday, 10/18/2019
Colburn gets a head start on celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a festival built around the composer’s beloved string quartet cycle. Enjoy a concert featuring quartets spanning Beethoven’s career.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Latin History for Morons9/5/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 10/20/2019)
When his son gets a school assignment on heroes, John Leguizamo seizes the chance to teach him all about the great figures of the Latino world.
New York Times Critics' Pick
San Diego Musical Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Man Of La Mancha9/27/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/16/2019)
Written by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed and staged by: Scott Thompson
Musical Director: Don LeMaster
Nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Composer and Lyricist, Best Director, Brest Scenic Designer and Best Actor!l
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Beethoven 250: Quartet Cycle Concert VIFriday, 10/18/2019
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Disney’s Beauty and the Beast10/11/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
A Musical Love Story As Old As Time
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, Disney’s family friendly musical – a “tale as old as time” – tells the story of Belle, a smart young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:All My Sons9/14/2019 - 11/15/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
Winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best New Play, and recipient of numerous Tony Awards, this electrifying family drama remains as timely as it is timeless.
IAMA Theatre Company - Pasadena - Presents:A Kid Like Jake9/28/2019 - 11/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/18/2019)
Parenting and gender issues are at fore in IAMA Theatre company’s season opener, the West Coast premiere of Daniel Pearl’s award-winning play.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:Andy Warhol’s Tomato9/26/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
CRITIC'S CHOICE - LA Times
It’s 1946 in Pittsburgh. An 18-year-old Andy Warhol finds himself in the basement of a working class bar.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Girlfriend9/13/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
Told to the power-pop precision of Matthew Sweet’s seminal rock album, Girlfriend is a vibrant new musical about the thrill of discovering yourself, and the life you want to lead.
“A rock ‘n’ roll valentine that delivers subtle wisdom with an exhilarating kick.” – Rolling Stone Magazine
Short+Sweet Hollywood - West Hollywood - Presents:Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival9/27/2019 - 10/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/18/2019)
Over a month of new short plays and performances.
Short+Sweet is the world’s largest performing arts festival and is dedicated to original short form Theatre, Music and Dance.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:In Circles9/14/2019 - 11/10/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/16/2019)
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble revives the 1968 Obie award-winning Gertrude Stein musical, featuring one of the original off-Broadway cast members, as part of its 50th Anniversary “Circa ’69” Season.
International Myeloma Foundation - Beverly Hills - Presents:International Myeloma Foundation 13th Annual Comedy CelebrationThursday, 10/17/2019
The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), the first and largest myeloma-specific foundation in the world, will present the IMF 13th Annual Comedy Celebration on Thursday, October 17 at The Beverly Hilton.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:The Vandal9/20/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/18/2019)
Hamish Linklater’s funny and ultimately spooky debut play explores life, death, and Doritos as these two characters cling to a temporary escape from loneliness.
Steven Brandon & Ari Stidham - Los Angeles - Presents:Dear Jerry Seinfeld10/10/2019 - 11/21/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 10/17/2019)
Steven Brandon and Ari Stidham (“Scorpion”) present the world premiere of Dear Jerry Seinfeld, with book and lyrics by Alex Lewis (“Bring the Funny”) and Greg Smith, music by Alex Lewis and Michael Teoli, directed by Greg Lewis. Take “Seinfeld” and mix it with a delicious helping of the popular Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen”... you get the rock musical, Dear Jerry Seinfeld!
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Jonathan Biss, Piano10/15/2019 - 10/16/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/16/2019)
Beethoven Piano Sonatas
Onstage Sessions Chamber Music
Pianist Jonathan Biss graces the stage on two nights, each with different repertoire. In our intimate onstage chamber music format, Biss will share his sensitive, nuanced musicality through multiple Beethoven pieces.