Events

Faculty Artist Series

Lorna Griffitt and Haroutune Bedelian

Saturday, April 6, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

World premiere of the new Urtext edition of Bach’s D Minor Suite for solo violin with Robert Schumann’s piano accompaniment, recently produced by Haroutune Bedelian, with the Brahms Sonata in D Minor, Chopin’s Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, and Britten's Suite, Op. 6

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

Complimentary shuttle service is available for our guests with disabilities or those with mobility issues, from the Mesa Parking Structure (MPS) to select shows throughout the season. Shuttle service will begin one hour before show-time and will meet patrons on level two (Mesa Road street level) of the MPS, near the elevator.  Advance notice is appreciated,

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Featuring Alumni performances honoring the 25th anniversary of Dr. Darryl Taylor's teaching.

 



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UCI & SAHS Symphony Orchestras Combined Concert 

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

7:00 pm

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

The UCI Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Tucker, alongside the Santa Ana High School (SAHS) Symphony Orchestra performs a combined side-by-side concert presenting the culmination of their annual collaboration and adoption program.

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 is how we are connecting with them, but this is bigger than music,” – Dr.

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Faculty Artist Series

Hossein Omoumi

April 19 & 20, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Classical Persian music is rooted in classical Persian poetry, one of the most ancient bodies of literature in the world. This program explores poems by Rumi, Hâfez and Attâr, which expresses these poets’ philosophy and approach to life. The music that arises from this poetry is deeply spiritual and mystical.

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

Complimentary shuttle service is available for our guests with disabilities or those with mobility issues, from the Mesa Parking Structure (MPS) to select shows throughout the season. Shuttle service will begin one hour before show-time and will meet patrons on level two (Mesa Road street level) of the MPS, near the elevator.  Advance notice is appreciated, but not required

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Listening to the Concerts of Remembrance of Things Past: A Proustian Extravaganza II

Friday, April 26, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

This lecture-recital offers a new perspective on Proust and music: what music-making implies in term of social and gender issues and how it relates to the creative process of Proust. Jérémie Favreau and friends will perform all the musical pieces performed in the concerts of Remembrance of Things Past.

Free admission.

Support for this exhibtion is provided by UCI Illuminations.


 



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Celebrate Music at UCI

 

Friday, May 3, 2019

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music’s outstanding students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz, and new works by UCI composers. A family-friendly evening of performances to celebrate the arts and music at UCI.

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



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AcaLove: Southern California's A Cappella Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

UCI A Cappella and UCI Chamber Singers present the second annual AcaLove, which brings together award-winning groups from all over Southern California. AcaLove has hosted incredible groups that have competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, Los Angeles A Cappella Festival (LAAF), and been featured on the Best of College A Cappella compilation album!

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



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Opera UCI presents

Die Fledermaus

Music by Johann Strauss II

Dr. Darryl Taylor, artistic director

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

May 11 - 12, 2019

Irvine Barclay Theatre

On New Year’s Eve, Eisenstein must go to jail for punching a police officer. However, he evades jail for one night so he can go to Prince Orlofsky’s lavish party. He's not alone! His wife and chambermaid are there too. Strauss’s great farce ends with a happy ending for all.

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



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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Spring Concert 2019

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:00 pm

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 Wind Ensemble

Spring Concert

 

Monday, May 20, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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

Free admission



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