Breaking “Brahms”: Jerzy Kosmala, Viola Virtuoso

UCI is home to one of the world’s premier violists: Dr. Jerzy Kosmala. When he’s not lecturing at Irvine, he’s serving as an adjudicator for one of any number of illustrious competitions and councils, ranging from the Lionel Tertis International Viola...

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2014-2015 Season Brochure

Welcome to the 50th Anniversary of UC Irvine — and to the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ 2014-15 season of exciting exhibitions, performances, and special events. Since its founding in 1965, the School of Fine Arts has been a unique and vibrant presence in the community, nationally, and internationally, building from strength to strength across these five decades.

To celebrate our Golden Anniversary, we’re re-introducing some of our most notable founding faculty members: Dr. Robert Cohen, Claire Trevor Professor of Drama (and still a central member of the Drama Department), Dance’s Eugene Loring, Music’s Professor Emeritus H. Colin Slim, and several founding Art Department faculty members and students who are now part of any Who’s Who of Southern California art. Beyond these tributes, this year we’re building on our enormously successful 2013-14 season, in which CTSA was named — from a field of fortyeight nominees — Coast Magazine’s Top Arts Organization in Orange County
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Claire Trevor School of the Arts Announces the 2014-15 Season

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is pleased to announce the entire lineup of performances, concerts, and special events taking place on campus during the 2014-15 season. Season subscriptions go on sale Sept. 2, 2014 followed by individual ticket sales on Sept. 15, 2014. 

Highlights of the season include promising new works from all four Departments (Art, Dance, Drama, Music), as well as from the Beall Center for Art + Technology.

The Galleries mount a major solo exhibition featuring the work of Ed Moses, one of the original faculty members in Studio Art and a cultural icon, who is best known for his experimental aesthetic. Drama stages its second themed season, “Love, Lust & Greed,” which features works that offer exciting and fascinating retellings of classic stories about our shared human condition. Dance features original choreography in all four major
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Nicole Mitchell Top Best Jazz Concert of 2017

The Chicago Tribune named Nicole Mitchell and Malian kora virtuoso Ballake Sissoko's September performance at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts one of the top jazz performances of the year for the "daring world premiere" of “Bamako*Chicago Sound System," calling it "intensely contrapuntal, lustrously sonorous music-making."

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