Upcoming Events

Schmitt, You and Me by Omar Mismar

Curated by Juli Carson

 

October 7 – December 16, 2017

Room Gallery

Opening reception: Saturday, October 7, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mismar’s latest video installation, Schmitt, You and Me, frames an exchange the artist has in Skowhegan with a pair of gun shop owners. The exchange is that they give him gun lessons and in turn they read excerpts from Carl Schmitt’s 1932 text The Concept of the Political on camera from their...
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Drawn from a Score

Curated by by David Familian

 

October 7 – February 3, 2018

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 7, 2– 5 p.m.

Drawn from a Score features artists who produce art from a score, ranging from “event scores” - developed by John Cage and others in the late 1950s - to the contemporary uses of code as a score for computational works. In addition to traditional written scores, it will...
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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

“A Flower Blossoms for its own Joy” – Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” This concert will feature Edvard Grieg’s Norwegian Dances; John Williams’s Three Pieces from Schindler’s List featuring Roberto Cani, concertmaster and violinist for the LA Opera Orchestra; and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker...
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UCI Wind Ensemble

 

Monday, November 27, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CONCERT WAS ORIGINALLY SLATED FOR NOVEMBER 20. DATE HAS CHANGED.


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UCI Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Jazz Orchestra’s Fall Concert will present a mix of American jazz classics along with original compositions by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez featuring some of our great jazz faculty. A concert not to be missed.

Free admission


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STEAM Educators Luncheon

NEW DATE

December 2, 2017
More information to follow

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Designed for youth educators, program directors, and community outreach coordinators in Southern California, this annual luncheon showcases STEAM-based public programs for kids available through UCI and includes discussions about STEAM-based learning research. Attendees will be treated to a curator-led walkthrough of the Beall Center...
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UCI Symphony Orchestra Concert 

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

7:00 pm

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

Six years ago the UCI Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Tucker, adopted the Santa Ana High School (SAHS) Symphony Orchestra. The partnership was designed to build awareness of the university experience to make it a tangible goal for the SAHS students; increase...
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Intimate Apparel

Written by Lynn Nottage
Directed by Jane Page

 

December 2 – 10, 2017

Little Theatre

Esther Mills, a skilled African-American seamstress in 1905 NYC, dreams of saving enough money to open her own beauty parlor. Romance beckons in the form of George Armstrong, a stranger who writes to her from his work on the Panama Canal; after George arrives in New York City, and after they are married, Esther discovers that she is not the...
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Chamber Music | OC Presents

Master Class Featuring Violist Karen Dreyfus

 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

6:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join world-renowned violist Karen Dreyfus, Director of Chamber Music at USC’s Thornton School of Music, for a special chamber music master class with members of Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artist Program. Dreyfus has distinguished herself as a recipient of many prizes, including the Naumburg...
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UCI Guitar Studies Concert

Fall

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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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New Slate 

Molly Lynch, Artistic Director

 

December 7 – 9, 2017

Claire Trevor Theatre

 

Enjoy the first UCI Department of Dance concert of the season, New Slate, an exciting program featuring the diverse talents of graduate student choreographers. The program includes original works and promises something for every dance enthusiast.

Performances
Evenings: Dec. 7, 8, 9 at 8 p.m.
Matinee: Dec. 9 at 2 p.m.

Tickets:...
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Chamber Music Recital

Fall Concert 2017

 

Monday, December 11, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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

Free admission


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She

Directed by Annie Loui

 

January 2018

TBD

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

 

Free admission; reservations required

For reservations and more information, visit http://21c.arts.uci.edu/emergence

Institute for 21st Century Creativity
Art + Technology + Design


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Chamber Music | OC Presents

Master Class / Performance Featuring Pianist Julian Martin

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

7:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join Juilliard Piano Professor Julian Martin and Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artists as they explore solo and chamber music masterpieces. This special evening will begin with a public master class and conclude with a solo piano performance by Martin. Come witness the creative...
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Critical & Curatorial Concentration MFA Thesis Exhibition

Curated by Brianna Bakke

 

January 13 – February 10, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday -...
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Critical & Curatorial Concentration MFA Thesis Exhibition

Curated by Erin Gordon

 

January 13 – February 10, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday -...
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Nina Scolnik with the American String Quartet

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

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Praised by the press for her musical sensitivity, precision, and attention to style, Nina Scolnik has performed at renowned festivals in Europe and in the United States as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra and chamber musician. A distinguished teacher of...
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Choral Music at UCI Presents

AcaLove: Southern California A Cappella Festival

Dr. Seth Houston, Conductor 

 

January 26, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

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


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Alternate Reality

Created by Chad Michael Hall and John Toenjes

 

February 2018

8:00 pm

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

 

Free admission; reservations required

For reservations and more information, visit http://21c.arts.uci.edu/emergence

Institute for 21st Century Creativity
Art + Technology + Design


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UCI Symphony Orchestra  

A Celebration of African-American Composers

Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor

“Spread Joy!” – Oscar Wilde

February 3, 2018

7:00 p.m.

SOKA Performing Arts Center

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” As a part of the International Conference of College Orchestra Directors’ Association (CODA), the UCI Symphony presents a collection of piece’s celebrating national and international...
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