Events

Faculty Artist Series

O Mistress Mine - Darryl Taylor Sings Songs by Juliana Hall and Deon Price

 

Saturday, October 6, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join us for a pre-concert lecture, "William Shakespeare's Words in Song," by Dr. Julia Lupton, Co-Director, UCI Shakespeare Center at 7:00pm in Winifred Smith Hall. Co-Sponsored by the UCI Shakespeare Center.

Countertenor Darryl Taylor and pianist/composer Juliana Hall present the West Coast premiere of Hall's cycle of O MIstress Mine, which explores the ever-changing nature of love using texts by Shakespeare. Taylor also teams with longtime collaborator Deon Nielsen Price to perform a selectionof her works.

Tickets:
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscriber: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6

Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime

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UCI Chamber Singers perform at LA Fest: LA's Newest Music

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

7:30 pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 
 

UCI Chamber Singers, together with video artists Keith Skretch and Hana Kim, singers from USC Thorton, and the Donald Brinegar Singers, perform the world premiere of a sound installation by Ellen Reid at "LA Fest: LA's Newest Music." The concert, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, is curated by Andrew Norman.

For tickets and more information, visit www.laphil.com/events/performances/170/

 



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A Silent Night: A WWI Memorial in Song

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

This innovative art song recital pays homage to the centennial of World War I. The concert features baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan. Their repertoire ranges from song cycles of the 19th century to original arrangements of the American Songbook and modern popular tunes.

Free admission.

Support for this exhibtion is provided by UCI Illuminations.


 



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Salastina Society. Sounds Genius: Mendelssohn Octet

Friday, November 9, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

What was the premiere of the 16-year-old composer's work like? How did Mendelssohn combine two string quartets to such great effect? Why do we feel such elation when listening? The nationally renowned Salastina Society, including UCI’s Sarah Koo, explores these topics, with examples, before a complete performance of the work.

Free admission.

Support for this exhibtion is provided by UCI Illuminations.


 



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Asia-America: New Ideas through Music

Saturday, November 10, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Through new works commissioned by the Asia/America New Music Institute (AANMI), the “elegant and exacting” ensemble Hub New Music (Boston Globe) and “virtuosic, deeply expressive shakuhachi player and composer” Kojiro Umezaki (New York Times) craft dialogues between Eastern and Western musical traditions on flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and shakuhachi.

Free admission.

Support for this exhibtion is provided by UCI Illuminations.


 



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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Fall Concert 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program presents 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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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker, presents orchestral classics and the world premiere of Larry Mumford's Symphony No. 3, The Four Winds.

Tickets:
General $20
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $17
Art Subscribers $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $7

*Tickets purchased at the Barclay Box Office will incur a $1 fee per ticket.

 

Ticketholders are invited to join Maestro Tucker for a pre-concert conversation starting at 7:00 pm in the theatre.



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UCI Wind Ensemble

Monday, November 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 Fall Concert

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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.

Free admission



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UCI Symphony Orchestra Concert 

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018

7:00 pm

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

The UCI Symphony Orchestra adopted the Santa Ana High School Symphony Orchestra to build awareness of the university experience, increase access to arts resources, and cultivate engaged young artists. The UCI Symphony Orchestra performs in Santa Ana, continuing the intersection of our two communities for the benefit of both.

Free admission


 

UC Irvine (UCI) and Santa Ana High School (SAHS) Collaboration

“This collaboration has never been about developing musicians, it has always been about developing young people who have been valued and encouraged in a way that they can now see themselves going to college, continuing their education and taking advantage of opportunities. Music

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