January 24

UCI Arts @CTSA_UCIrvine

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Irvine Barclay Theatre.

Praised by the press for her musical sensitivity, precision, and attention to style, Nina Scolnik has performed at reno…

January 25 - 28
SHE at XMPL theatre

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Artistic Director of CounterBalance Theater and UCI Drama Professor Annie Loui, will create and premiere a new physical theater work at the xMPL (Experimental Media Performance Lab) in the Contemporar…

January 26

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UCI Chamber Singers and UCI A Cappella host leading a cappella groups from UCI and other Southern California campuses. Come by to support the art and spread the love.

Free admission.

February 3 - 11
Mrs. Packard at Claire Trevor Theatre

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Written by Emily Mann
Directed by Melissa Livingston, MFA Directing Candidate

Mrs. Packard tells the story of a great American woman’s struggle to right a system gone wrong. On the morning of June…

February 3

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Kojiro Umezaki, of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Jenny Kim, fortepiano, present works for shakuhachi, fortepiano, electronics, and more. The program includes selections from Japanese composer Mic…

February 12 - 13

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Inspired by current advancements in augmented reality and a childhood obsession with Edward Packard’s Choose Your Own Adventure gamebook series, INTERFACE: Alternate Reality sends audiences on a physi…

February 14
Music Showcase Concert at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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Enjoy a noontime concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in UCI’s Department of Music.

Free admission, open to the public.

February 21
UCI Jazz Small Groups Winter Concert 2018 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…

February 22 - 24
Dance Visions 2018 at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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Chad Michael Hall and Tong Wang, Artistic Directors.

Dance Visions, the premier annual production by the Department of Dance, is ready to thrill audiences with original choreography from the illust…

February 24

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Internationally acclaimed violist Jerzy Kosmala joins forces with fellow UCI faculty member Haroutune Bedelian, violin, and pianist David Dunford in a concert called “A Touch of Europe.” The concert w…

February 24 - March 17
MFA 2nd Year Review Exhibition at University Art Gallery

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Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 17, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Free admission and open to the public.

February 26
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

February 28
UCI Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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The Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert will again bring great original compositions by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and feature compositions by UC Irvine Jazz studies students. A testimony to the ever-developing Ja…

March 2
Gassmann Electronic Music Series: loadbang at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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New York City-based new music chamber group loadbang is building a new kind of music for mixed ensemble of trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, and baritone voice. Since their founding in 2008, they have…

March 3 - May 26
It Passes Like a Thought at Beall Center For Art And Technology (UCI)

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Curated by by David Familian

March 3 - May 26, 2018.
Gallery Hours | Monday - Saturday | 12 - 6 p.m.
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 10, 2 - 5 p.m.

We - as humans - have long since been…

March 5
LASER Talk: Bird Song at University of California, Irvine (UCI)

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Venue: UCI Applied Innovation
5141 CALIFORNIA AVE
IRVINE, CA 92697-7700
949-824-COVE (2683)

We - as humans – have long since been fascinated by birds. Their seemingly magical capacity for flight…

March 7
A Music Salon with Johannes Brahms at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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An elegant salon featuring chamber, chamber vocal, and solo music by Johannes Brahms, with conversation about Brahms and his world by world-renowned Brahms scholars David Brodbeck and Nicole Grimes. P…

March 9
The Brahms Requiem at Irvine Barclay Theatre

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Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor
Dr. Seth Houston, conductor

“Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy comes in the morning” – Psalm 30:5

UCI Chamber Singers, Cal State Long Beach Chamber Singers, …

March 10 - 18
Plumas Negras at Robert Cohen Theatre

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Written and Directed by Juliette Carrillo.

In 1963, Concha comes to Salinas, California looking for work to support her family in Mexico. Since women are not hired in the fields, she cuts her hair …

March 14
UCI Guitar Studies Concert at Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine (UCI)

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UCI guitar students present a program of solos, duos, trios, and quartets selected from six centuries of repertoire by composers from around the world.

Venue: Arts Amphitheatre.
Price: Free admiss…

March 19
Chamber Music Recital Winter 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.

March 21

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Join British concert cellist Colin Carr and Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artists as they explore the incredible Solo Cello Suites of J.S. Bach. This special evening will feature a public m…

April 5 - 21

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April 5 - 21, 2018.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Free admission and open to the public.

April 5 - 21

UCI Arts @CTSA_UCIrvine

April 5 - 21, 2018.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Free admission and open to the public.

April 14
Something Old, Something New at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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Soprano Frances Young Bennett, described by the LA Times as “A soprano of gossamer sheer purity,” joins forces with UCI faculty pianists Nina Scolnik and Lorna Griffitt in a recital of music by Henry …

April 19 - 21
Dance Escape at Claire Trevor Theatre

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Graduate students from CTSA’s Department of Dance present a unique program of original choreography. This annual program is a student favorite and beams with energy and creativity.

Performances
E…

April 20
Zeena Parkins: Captiva at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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Zeena Parkins is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser, a pioneer of the electric harp and a fearless proponent of its acoustic original, inventing extraordinary playing techniques and lay…

April 20
Zeena Parkins: Captiva at Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)

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Zeena Parkins is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser, a pioneer of the electric harp and a fearless proponent of its acoustic original, inventing extraordinary playing techniques and lay…

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…