April 25
Hypercolor at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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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 virtuo…

April 28 - May 6
A Bright Room Called Day at Robert Cohen Theatre

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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, thes…

April 28 - May 12
MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part I at University Art Gallery

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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 - …

April 29
Trio Céleste and Chamber Music | OC at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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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 …

May 3 - 5
Physical Graffiti at Claire Trevor Theatre

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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: M…

May 4 - 5
21C: Living in the Tempest at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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Featuring cross-disciplinary and process-oriented work by faculty and students from across the School of the Arts, Emergence is a new series of art and design projects in the experimental Media Perfor…

May 9

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Modeling Afro-Asian Collaboration: Jazz, Spoken-Word and Political Aesthetics is a new project-in-progress of jazz music and spoken word devoted to the seemingly endless list of young African American…

May 9 - 12
The Coup de Comedy at Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine (UCI)

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Creativity, comedy, and community - Improv Revolution is bringing all that jazz to Coup de Comedy - a 4-day comedy extravaganza featuring the best of the best shows, panels and workshop for FREE - th…

May 12 - 13
Puccini’s Suor Angelica at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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Music by Giacomo Puccini with Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano
Darryl Taylor, artistic director
Stephen Tucker, conductor

May 12 - 13, 2018.

Opera UCI presents Suor Angelica. First performed i…

May 16
UCI Jazz Small Groups at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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The UCI undergraduate jazz program will present its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join u…

May 18
Celebrate Music at UCI at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music at Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, d…

May 19 - June 2
MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part II at University Art Gallery

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Venue: Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery.

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m..

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tues…

May 21
UCI Wind Ensemble at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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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

May 25
ICIT Student Concert at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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The tenth annual concert presenting original new works by Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) in the UCI Music Department.

Free admission. Public is welco…

May 30
Music Department Spring Soirée at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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Celebrating outstanding graduating students in an elegant evening concert. Featuring solo performance, chamber music, small jazz, and contemporary music ensembles. Please join us for a reception befor…

June 2 - 9
American Idiot at Claire Trevor Theatre

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Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer; Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong
Directed by Andrew Palermo

Bold, brash, and fun, American Idiot takes Green Day’s chart-t…

June 3

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Recipients of the 2017 Emerging Artist Award from Arts Orange County, international chamber music ensemble Trio Céleste continues to electrify audiences here and abroad in venues including the Chicago…

June 6
UCI Guitar Studies Concert at University of California, Irvine (UCI)

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Venue: 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.

June 7 - 15
Student Exhibitions at University Art Gallery

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Undergraduate Honors Thesis Exhibition & Select Undergrad Exhibition: Curated by Critical & Curatorial MFA Program.

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

All exhibitions are free…

June 8
UCI Symphony Orchestra at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” This concert will feature Duke Ellington’s Giggling Rapids and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, “London.” The Symphony is also thrilled to presen…

June 11
Chamber Music Recital Spring Concert 2018 at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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A program featuring talented students from UCI’s Department of Music performing chamber music masterworks.

Free admission.