Upcoming Events

Mrs. Packard

Written by Emily Mann

Directed by Melissa Livingston, MFA Directing Candidate

 

February 3 – 11, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Mrs. Packard tells the story of a great American woman’s struggle to right a system gone wrong. On the morning of June 18, 1860, Reverend Theophilus Packard had his wife, Elizabeth, removed against her will from their home and committed to the state-run insane asylum for her liberal beliefs. Elizabeth...
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Faculty Artist Series

A Future of the Present Past - Kojiro Umezaki, Shakuhachi

 

Saturday, February 3, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Kojiro Umezaki, of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Jenny Kim, fortepiano, present works for shakuhachi, fortepiano, electronics, and more. The program includes selections from Japanese composer Michio Mamiya’s Five Finnish Folk Songs arranged for the first time for the improbable combination of...
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It Passes Like a Thought

Curated by by David Familian

 

February 10 – May 12, 2018

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 10, 2– 5 p.m.

We – as humans – have long since been fascinated by birds. Their seemingly magical capacity for flight, song, and navigation have made them powerful symbols for many cultures, especially through the art historical lexicon. It Passes Like a Thought will explore flight, birdsong...
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LASER Talk: Bird Song

 

Monday, February 12, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location to be announced

We - as humans – have long since been fascinated by birds. Their seemingly magical capacity for flight, song, and navigation have made them powerful symbols for many cultures, especially through the art historical lexicon. The Beall Center for Art + Technology’s related exhibition - Passes Like a Thought - explores flight, birdsong, and the aesthetic variation...
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Music Showcase Concert

February 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a noontime concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in UCI’s Department of Music.

710 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 |

Free admission, open to the public.


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Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi & Friends

 

February 16 & 17, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Jazz pianist and composer Kei Akagi will be joined by colleagues Darek Oles (bass) and Jason Harnell (drums) for an evening of original works. This trio has been together for over 25 years, and seamlessly incorporates the full spectrum of traditional and experimental jazz. The group will be joined for this concert by fellow...
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MFA 2nd Year Review Exhibition

 

February 17 – March 17, 2018

University Art Gallery & Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 17, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.


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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Winter Concert 2018

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program will present its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.

Free admission


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Dance Visions 2018

Chad Michael Hall and Tong Wang, Artistic Directors

 

February 22 – 24, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre*

Dance Visions, the prime annual production by the Department of Dance, is ready to thrill audiences with original choreography from the illustrious dance faculty including Lar Lubovitch, Donald McKayle, Shaun Boyle D’Arcy, Molly Lynch, and Lisa Naugle, with video by John Crawford. Their vibrant and provocative compositions will...
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Faculty Artist Series

“A Touch of Europe” - Jerzy Kosmala and friends

 

Saturday, February 24, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally acclaimed violist Jerzy Kosmala joins forces with fellow UCI faculty member Haroutune Bedelian, violin, and pianist David Dunford in a concert called “A Touch of Europe.” The concert will feature Alessandro Rolla’s Duo for Violin and Viola, with additional selections by Faure, Williams,...
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UCI Wind Ensemble

 

Monday, February 26, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.

Free admission


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UCI Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert will again bring great original compositions by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and feature compositions by UC Irvine Jazz studies students. A testimony to the ever-developing Jazz Studies Program.

Free admission


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The Lear Project

Directed by Philip Thompson

 

March 2018

TBD

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

 

Free admission; reservations required

For reservations and more information, visit http://21c.arts.uci.edu/emergence

Institute for 21st Century Creativity
Art + Technology + Design


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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

loadbang

 

Friday, March 2, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

New York City-based new music chamber group loadbang is building a new kind of music for mixed ensemble of trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, and baritone voice. Since their founding in 2008, they have been praised as “cultivated” by The New Yorker, “an extra-cool new music group” and “exhilarating” by the Baltimore Sun, “inventive” by the New York...
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A Music Salon with Johannes Brahms 

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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.

TICKETS ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $13
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI...
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UCI Symphony Orchestra with UCI Chamber Singers
and California State University, Long Beach Chamber Singers present

The Brahms Requiem

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor
Dr. Seth Houston, conductor

“Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy comes in the morning” – Psalm 30:5

Friday, March 9, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

UCI Chamber Singers, Cal State Long Beach Chamber Singers, and the UCI Symphony Orchestra...
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Plumas Negras

Written and Directed by Juliette Carrillo

 

March 10 – 18, 2018

Robert Cohen Theatre

In 1963, Concha comes to Salinas, California looking for work to support her family in Mexico. Since women are not hired in the fields, she cuts her hair and dresses like a man to get work. In 1980, her abandoned daughter, Perla, follows her mother’s footsteps north for fieldwork. Perla’s daughter, Aurora, pulls her family out of the fields through...
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UCI Guitar Studies Concert

Winter

 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

12:00 pm

Arts Amphitheatre

UCI guitar students present a program of solos, duos, trios, and quartets selected from six centuries of repertoire by composers from around the world.

Free admission


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Chamber Music Recital

Winter Concert 2018

 

Monday, March 19, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

A program featuring talented students from UCI’s Department of Music performing chamber music masterworks.

Free admission


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Chamber Music | OC Presents

Master Class / Performance Featuring Cellist Colin Carr

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

7:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join British concert cellist Colin Carr and Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artists as they explore the incredible Solo Cello Suites of J.S. Bach. This special evening will feature a public master class on select movements from the Cello Suites, and will conclude with a performance of a...
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