Events

Noon Showcase

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

12:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Come and enjoy an afternoon of outstanding musical performances. This Noon Showcase features talented vocalists and instrumentalists covering a wide variety of disciplines including classical, jazz, and electronic styles.

Free Admission.



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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

Friday, March 8, 2019

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker, presents orchestral classics featuring the winner of the 2019 Concerto Competition.

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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PSICA Intercollegiate Choral Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019

6:30 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Pacific Southwest Intercollegiate Choral Association holds a festival every year where choirs from all twelve member universities perform for each other and build community. This year’s festival features adjudicator and guest conductor Dr. Amanda Quist, from the legendary Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.

Free Admission.



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PSICA Intercollegiate Choral Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Pacific Southwest Intercollegiate Choral Association holds a festival every year where choirs from all twelve member universities perform for each other and build community. This year’s festival features adjudicator and guest conductor Dr. Amanda Quist, from the legendary Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.

Free Admission

Schedule (check back later for details):
Noon - Directors Luncheon
1:00 - Directors Meeting
2:00 - Master Class
6:30 - Festival Performance
9:30 - Directors Reception

Warm-Up Schedule

Warm-Up Time TBD closer to the festival.

About the Adjudicator

Dr. Amanda Quist is Associate Professor and Chair of the Conducting, Organ, and Sacred Music Department at Westminster Choir

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Guitar Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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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Sonority | UCI Chamber Singers

Dr. Seth Houston, Conductor

Friday, March 15, 2019

8:00 pm

Winfred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers explores the sonic possibilities of the human voice through works by William Byrd, Robert Pearsall, Jake Runestead, and Zanaida Robles; a sound installation by Ellen Reid, premiered by UCI Chamber Singers at Walt Disney Concert Hall; and a world premiere by UCI faculty composer Nicole Mitchell.

Free Admission.



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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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Opera Gala

Fundraiser for the UCI Opera Guild

Sunday, April 7, 2019

5:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Join the UCI Opera Guild for an evening of beautiful music. The program will feature Alumni performances honoring the 25th anniversary of Dr. Darryl Taylor's teaching in the Department of Music at the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

Tickets: $100; tax-deductible as allowed by law

 

About Darryl Taylor

(full biography)

Darryl Taylor's performances have been noted for their compelling artistry and authority. His is an international career highlighted by performances of art song, opera and oratorio. His repertoire extends from Bach to

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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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