Upcoming Events

It Passes Like a Thought

Curated by by David Familian

 

March 3 – May 26, 2018

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 3, 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, and the...
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LASER Talk: Bird Song

 

Monday, March 5, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

To he held at UCI Applied Innovation
5141 CALIFORNIA AVE
IRVINE, CA 92697-7700
949-824-COVE (2683)
Room 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...
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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.

Tickets:
General $13
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $11
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

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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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Rhizomatic Reflections

 

April and May 2018

TBD

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

New Work by Graduate Students in Art, Dance, Drama and Music.

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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Undergraduate Solo Exhibition

 

April 5 – 21, 2018

Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 – 8:00 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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14th Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

 

April 5 – 21, 2018

University Art Gallery

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 – 8:00 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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UC Irvine and Santa Ana High School Symphony Orchestras Combined Concert 

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

7:00 pm

Bill Medley Auditorium, Santa Ana High School, 520 W. Walnut St., Santa Ana, 92701

Six years ago the UCI Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Tucker, adopted the Santa Ana High School (SAHS) Symphony Orchestra. The partnership was designed to build awareness of the university experience to make it a...
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Faculty Artist Series

Something Old, Something New
Frances Young Bennett, soprano

Saturday, April 14, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Soprano Frances Young Bennett, described by the LA Times as “A soprano of gossamer sheer purity,” joins forces with UCI faculty pianists Nina Scolnik and Lorna Griffitt in a recital of music by Henry Purcell, American art song, and songs from the Great American Songbook.

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Dance Escape

Kelli Sharp, Artistic Director

 

April 19 – 21, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Graduate students from CTSA’s Department of Dance present a unique program of original choreography. This annual program is a student favorite and beams with energy and creativity. 

Performances
Evenings: Apr. 19, 20, 21 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Apr. 21 at  2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty...
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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

Zeena Parkins: Captiva

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Zeena Parkins is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser, a pioneer of the electric harp and a fearless proponent of its acoustic original, inventing extraordinary playing techniques and layers of electronic processing. She will perform Captiva, an original multi-movement composition, working on the macro-level to explore...
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Hypercolor

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Hypercolor, the bicoastal trio of guitarist Eyal Maoz, bassist James Ilgenfritz, and drummer (and UCI Music faculty member) Lukas Ligeti, presents a fresh take on jazz: the rawness of punk, the virtuosity of jazz-rock, the unrestrained energy of free improvisation, the constructivism of new-music composition, and the emotionality of indie rock coalesce to create an instrumental music...
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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part I

 

April 28 – May 12, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 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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A Bright Room Called Day

Written by Tony Kushner             

Directed by Andrew Borba

 

April 28 – May 6, 2018

Robert Cohen Theatre

1930s Berlin: a group of left-leaning friends struggle to understand the world around them as Hitler rises to power. While they claim to have lofty ideals, they do not actively resist. Meanwhile, these events are contrasted with a parallel presentation of events in America in the 1980s by a modern day...
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Trio Céleste and Chamber Music | OC

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Irvine Barclay Theatre

Sunday, April 29, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Hailed as “a first-class ensemble,” “unfailingly stylish,” “technically dazzling,” and “the epitome of what chamber musicians should be,” Trio Céleste has firmly established itself as one of the most dynamic chamber music ensembles on the classical music scene today. Performing...
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Physical Graffiti

Lisa Naugle, Artistic Director

 

May 3 – 5, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent. 

Performances
Evenings:  May 3, 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee:  May 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children...
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