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UC Riverside Music Department - Riverside - Presents:UCR Concert BandWednesday, 11/20/2019
UCR Department of Music and UCR ARTS present
Joshua Welchez, interim director
The UCR Concert Band presents a concert of classics and contemporary pieces from such composers as Maurice Ravel and Aaron Copland.
Free and open to the public.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Tenebrae Choir of LondonWednesday, 11/20/2019
Passion & Precision
Tenebrae is described as “phenomenal” (The Times) and “devastatingly beautiful” (Gramophone Magazine), award-winning choir Tenebrae, under the direction of Nigel Short, is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles renowned for its passion and precision.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Vivaldi's The Four SeasonsWednesday, 11/20/2019
Led by violinist and music director Daniel Hope, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra performs Vivaldi’s classic The Four Seasons along with works from Hope's recent recording for Deutsche Grammophon, My Tribute to Yehudi Menuhin, which pays tribute to his dear friend and mentor.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:Piano Majors ShowcaseTuesday, 11/19/2019
Directed by Grace Fong, piano performance majors from the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music perform a wide range of works, from Beethoven and Mozart to Haydn and Schumann, plus contemporary composers.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:UCI Jazz OrchestraWednesday, 11/20/2019
Please join the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui11/15/2019 - 11/23/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/19/2019)
Bertolt Brecht satirizes the rise of Nazi Party in pre-WWII Germany
In "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui," Bertolt Brecht, one of modern theater’s most important playwrights, satirizes the rise of Nazi Party in pre-WWII Germany, placing the story of mobster Arturo Ui in 1930s Chicago, where he attempts to control the cauliflower racket.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Magic Flute11/16/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 11/21/2019)
True love is never easy. Especially when there's a giant, angry spider. And she's your mom...
A dazzling celebration of love conquering all, The Magic Flute transports you into an enchanted world where good battles the forces of darkness.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton EdgeTuesday, 11/19/2019
Donald Crockett leads the USC Thornton Edge new music group in a program surveying colorful and virtuosic new music from northern Europe, focusing on works from Norway and Finland. Also featured, is the premiere of a new work for sinfonietta by recent Thornton DMA graduate Georgi Dimitrov.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Danish String QuartetTuesday, 11/19/2019
Since its debut in 2002, the Danish String Quartet has become one of the most sought-after quartets in the world, earning numerous accolades, including being named winner of the 11th London International String Quartet Competition and securing coveted appointments with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s highly regarded CMS Two program and with BBC Radio 3 as a New Generation Artist.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:Apollo 13 in ConcertSaturday, 11/23/2019
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the first moon walk in 1969, the American Youth Symphony and Film Concerts Live! are proud to present Apollo 13 In Concert. Audience members will experience renowned composer James Horner’s entire score performed live-to-picture by the full 100-piece AYS orchestra.
Please join us for an emotional and truly unforgettable cinematic concert event!
Palm Springs Friends of Philharmonic - Palm Desert - Presents:LA Opera Orchestra in ConcertTuesday, 11/19/2019
The Palm Springs Friends of Philharmonic proudly presents the LA Opera Orchestra in Concert, featuring The LA Opera Orchestra Conducted By James Conlon
Conducted by James Conlon / Roldolfo Leone, Pianist
Mozart, The Magic Flute Overture
Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 23
Mozart, Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”
San Diego Gay Men's Chorus - San Diego - Presents:SDGMC Chamber Chorale Presents "Thankful"Tuesday, 11/19/2019
Come out for a special concert that reminds us we have so much to be thankful for in this upcoming holiday season. We will be singing songs that remind us of holidays past... and maybe even a fun surprise or two! Join us for "Thankful" in our home at University Christian Church.
The Barn Stage Company - Temecula - Presents:Cabaret at the Merc: Heroes vs. VilliansSunday, 11/24/2019
The music of Disney returns to Cabaret at The Merc in this fun-filled evening of songs celebrating the Good and the Ghastly! From heroic characters such as Hercules and Pocahontas to the villainy of Scar and Ursula, they all have one thing in common their songs are unforgettable! You won’t want to miss this magical night as heroes and villains face off in a battle for Cabaret greatness.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Night: USC Thornton Concert Jazz OrchestraMonday, 11/18/2019
The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra headlines an evening of contemporary jazz featuring main title themes from famous cartoons.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Ragtime11/15/2019 - 11/23/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three individuals—a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician— are united by their courage, compassion, and belief in the promise of the future.
Los Angeles Youth Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Los Angeles Youth Orchestra11/24/2019 - 11/25/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/24/2019)
The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Founder and Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, presents 'Down a Country Lane' the Fall 2019 concerts on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 7:30pm at Barnum Hall and Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7:30pm at Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!11/3/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based on the classic Dr. Seuss book.
LA Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:The Hard Problem11/15/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
L.A. Theatre Works records the Los Angeles premiere of Multi-Tony® award-winner Tom Stoppard’s hilariously mind-bending comedy about the origins of human consciousness.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts6/23/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
All concerts on the Spreckels Organ are free to the public in accordance with the original Deed of Gift by John and Adolph Spreckels.
Concerts are held very Sunday at 2 p.m. for one hour (rain or shine)
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series11/10/2019 - 1/26/2020 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
La Sierra University - Riverside - Presents:Chamber series to feature Bavarian Radio Symphony concertmaster Tuesday, 11/19/2019
Korbinian Altenberger, concertmaster of the Bavarian Radio Symphony and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra will perform a recital for the Hanson-Koobs Chamber Music Series along with noted artists Jason Uyeyama, violin, Caitlin Lynch, viola, Michael Kaufman, cello, and Jiayi Shi, piano.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Jazz Singers Tuesday, 11/19/2019
Glendale City Church - Glendale - Presents:Aviara Trio: Brahms Trio No. 2Wednesday, 11/20/2019
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday NOVEMBER 20, 2019 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
The AVIARA PIANO TRIO
Robert Schumitzky - violin
Erin Breene - cello
Ines Irawati - piano
Theatre Raymond Kabbaz - Los Angeles - Presents:Yuval Ron EnsembleThursday, 11/21/2019
The Yuval Ron Ensemble, led by the Academy Award-winning composer (West Bank Story) and oud player, Yuval Ron, is an internationally acclaimed world-music favorite, featuring artists of varying faiths and backgrounds performing the sacred Jewish, Christian and Sufi music of the Middle East. The quintet will feature artists Qawwali singer Sukhawat Ali Khan, Arabic vocalist Najwa Gibran, percusionni
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Frankie AvalonThursday, 11/21/2019
The original Teen Idol (and “Teen Angel” in Grease), Frankie Avalon comes to the Valley for the very first time, bringing a feel-good evening of pop favorites to The Soraya — with music and stories of his long career in show business.
NAVEL - Los Angeles - Presents:The Spectacular Society11/22/2019 - 11/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 11/22/2019)
Using the U.S. government-sanctioned Japanese American concentration camps during WWII as a dramaturgical framework, "The Spectacular Society" interweaves evocative movement and live sound to explore how ethnicity and identity can be negotiated and performed. Created by LA-based choreographer Marissa Osato and performed by Entity Contemporary Dance.
EventTicketBoss - Beverly Hills - Presents:Astana Ballet presents a new show Masterpieces Friday, 11/22/2019
Astana Ballet is a top performance theater company in the Republic of Kazakhstan. For the first time, the theater group will be on the West Coast
Peter Kalivas - San Diego - Presents:DANCE. design. GO!Saturday, 11/23/2019
A one of a kind choreography competition: Dance. Design. Go! Join The PGK Dance Project on the night of November 23rd for unforgettable performances. The event will feature a CHOPPED style competition between 4 distinguished choreographers with a $1000 dollar prize on the line.
The event will take place in the beautiful San Diego Art Institute Balboa Park.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live10/20/2019 - 6/28/2020 (next performance: Sunday, 11/24/2019)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world.
These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays
This program takes place off-site at St. James' in-the-City | 3903 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
GYO - Glendale - Presents:New Adventures - Glendale Youth Orchestra Sunday, 11/24/2019
Verdi: Overture to Nabucco
Williams: Jedi Steps and Finale from
Star Wars: Episode VII “The Force Awakens”
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in e min., Op. 95 “From the New World”
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:The Magic FishSunday, 11/17/2019
Young audiences will be delighted by the old German folk tale of the Magic Fish, paired with music of Georg Philipp Telemann performed by a PCM Guitar Quartet.
Young Musicians Concerts are specifically designed for families with very young children. The concerts are short and interactive, featuring storytelling and dramatic play.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College Band 11/15/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Pomona College Band with clarinet soloist Leslie Schroerlucke
Associate conductor Stephen Klein leads the ensemble in a program with works by Bizet, Finzi, King, and others with clarinet soloist Leslie Schroerlucke, premiering faculty member Tom Flaherty’s “Reeding the Scales,” which is one of four premieres on the program.
Caltech Orchestra - Pasadena - Presents:Caltech Orchestra: Student Soloist Showcase11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
The Caltech Orchestra, Directed by Dr. Glenn D. Price, will present its Student Soloist Showcase concerts. This event will take place at 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 16 and at 3:00 pm on Sunday, November 17 in Ramo Auditorium. The program will feature 5 Caltech students in virtuoso solo works with Orchestra.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Company: The Musical, by Stephen Sondheim11/17/2019 - 11/23/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
It’s the ‘70s in New York City, and amid the swinging discos, free love,and rampant narcissism, Robert is looking for love in all the wrong places. His married friends serve as constant reminders that he needs to find the love of his life. This Sondheim musical won six Tony awards and is as innovative today as it was nearly half a century ago.
Concert Series - San Diego - Presents:San Diego Mandolin OrchestraSunday, 11/17/2019
The San Diego Mandolin Orchestra will be in concert at St. Mark's United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
The Mandolin Orchestra consists of mandolins, mandolas, octave mandolins, mandocellos, mandobass, string bass, bass zither, and guitars.
A reception will follow the concert to meet and greet members of the mandolin orchestra.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Anastasia11/5/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Inspired by the beloved films, ANASTASIA will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.
Harvey Mudd College - Claremont - Presents:Music at Harvey MuddSunday, 11/17/2019
[Music at Harvey Mudd] Los Angeles Clarinet Choir: “Serenade”
Thirteen clarinetists celebrate their 15th anniversary with performances on sopranino, soprano, alto, bass and contrabass instruments.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Bach, Bloch & Don Quixote11/15/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Cellist Alisa Weilerstein is our “narrator” in two works that seek to find meaning in life. Ernest Bloch’s Schelomo gives musical voice to the wise words of King Solomon in the Bible: “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”
Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Chi-Yuan Chen, viola
Los Angeles Chamber Music - Glendale - Presents:Stravinsky & Prokofiev11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Led by New Music Director Jaime Martín, Presents West Coast Premiere of Dark with Excessive Bright for Double Bass and Strings by LACO Artist-in-Residence Missy Mazzoli Featuring Principal Bass David Grossman
Other Works Include Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1, “Classical,” Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The New One10/23/2019 - 11/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Mike Birbiglia has a new one. It’s called 'The New One.'
Lin-Manuel Miranda called 'The New One' “as perfect a night as you’re gonna get.”
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Orange - Presents:Orange County Youth Symphony Plays Mendelssohn, Suk & DvorákSunday, 11/17/2019
Join the Orange County Youth Symphony as they launch their 50th anniversary season, with an exciting program that foils Dvorák's lively Symphony No. 8 with the rolling melodies of Mendelssohn's The Hebrides Overture.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:Guitar Ensemble Sunday, 11/17/2019
Under the direction of Daniel De Arakal, Chapman's Guitar Ensemble performs a variety of classic works ranging from the 15th century to contemporary composers.
All Saints Church - Pasadena - Presents:Bill Cunliffe TrioSunday, 11/17/2019
Jazz pianist, composer and Grammy-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe appears with bass standout Mike Gurrola and legendary drummer Joe La Barbera in a late-afternoon concert on the chancel of beautiful All Saints Church in Pasadena. They'll offer fresh takes on jazz standards as well as Cunliffe's own innovative and soulful compositions.
Soka PAC - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Pacific Symphony Plays Mozart & Brahms with Simone Porter11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Simone Porter, violin
Acclaimed violinist, devoted chamber musician and Soka favorite, Simone Porter joins Carl St.Clair to kick off the series with a festive work by Mozart and Brahms only violin concerto.
MOZART Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
BRAHMS Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Picnic 11/15/2019 - 12/8/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
When a Stranger Comes to Town, Hearts Are Broken and Lives Changed Forever
A small Kansas town in the 1950s is the setting for William Inge’s bittersweet melodrama "Picnic."
LA Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky11/30/2019 - 12/1/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 11/30/2019)
Dudamel and music by the Russian Romantic and the Russian Revolutionary.
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
The fast-rising Korean star pianist plays Rachmaninoff’s ultra-Romantic concerto, and Dudamel leads Stravinsky’s game-changing ballet score with its complex yet primitive-sounding rhythms.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:Andy Warhol’s Tomato10/24/2019 - 11/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
"CRITIC'S CHOICE" - LA Times EXTENDED!
It’s 1946 in Pittsburgh. An 18-year-old Andy Warhol finds himself in the basement of a working class bar.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Between Riverside and Crazy10/16/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
The L.A. premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Stephen Adly Guirgis, the wildly original author of Broadway’s The Motherf*cker with the Hat, Jesus Hopped the A Train and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.
The Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:Mamma Mia 11/8/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Coronado Playhouse ends its 73rd season with the award-winning, high-energy production of Mamma Mia!, opening Friday, November 8 and playing through Sunday, December 15, 2019. Fall in love with the characters, the story, and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:The Moors 11/1/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Deception and Delusion Hide in Plain Sight in This Dark, Contemporary Satire
This darkly comedic, contemporary satire riffs on 19th-century literature to explore love, power, desperation, and the desire to be seen.
Actors Co-op - Hollywood - Presents:Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play 11/1/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Actors Co-op Theatre is proud to present the Los Angeles premiere of a new adaptation of Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play, based on the 1947 Lux Radio Hour, adapted by Lance Arthur Smith, original songs and arrangements by Jon Lorenz.
Morgan-Wixson Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Legally Blonde Jr.11/9/2019 - 12/14/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass, leaving both the cast and audience seeing pink!
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:La Vie En Rose11/2/2019 - 12/14/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 11/21/2019)
Celebrated soprano Julia Migenes returns to the Odyssey Theatre with an evening of French chansons.
The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:The Spanish Prayer Book9/17/2019 - 11/23/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
A committed atheist inherits a collection of rare and hauntingly beautiful illustrated Hebrew manuscripts, including a prayer book from fourteenth-century Spain, and discovers that the books, which bear witness to overlapping Jewish and Islamic traditions, were stolen some six-hundred years after their creation from a library in 1940s Berlin.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Eight Nights10/31/2019 - 12/16/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
The heartfelt, lyrical portrait of a German Jewish refugee haunted by her past, but resiliently moving toward the future, witnessed over the course of generations of the same family that inhabits a single apartment from 1949 to 2016.
LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT - La Mirada - Presents:Matilda The Musical10/25/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
The story of an extraordinary girl who - armed with a vivid imagination, a sharp mind and a love for books - dares to take a stand against the tyranny of adults who seek to crush her imagination. Watch how she and her classmates save the day!
Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and featuring a gifted young actress, MATILDA, THE MUSICAL is a joyous girl-power romp!
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:The Lion In The Winter11/6/2019 - 11/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
Before Game of Thrones, there was THE LION IN WINTER. It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy, Prince John, to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard should be king.
Glendale Community College - Glendale - Presents:Twelve Angry Jurors11/7/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
“Twelve Angry Jurors” by Reginald Rose will be staged by the Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department in the Auditorium Mainstage Theatre
In the story based on the award-winning TV movie, one man is dead another’s life hangs in the balance when twelve jurors from varied backgrounds and experiences must unanimously decide his guilt or innocence.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Cathedral City - Presents:Dinner With Friends11/6/2019 - 11/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/17/2019)
*WINNER of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize.
The complexities of marriage and friendship are examined with wit and intelligence in Dinner with Friends, Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning 1998 play about two married couples who have been friends for many years.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Colburn Rising Stars: Rodolfo LeoneSunday, 11/17/2019
Following violinist Simone Porter’s successful 2017 Broad Stage recital debut, the Colburn School returns for another Rising Stars performance with pianist Rodolfo Leone. Known to Southern California audiences from recent appearances with the San Diego Symphony, Pasadena Symphony and New West Symphony, he makes his Los Angeles recital debut at The Broad Stage.