Upcoming Events

Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau

Curated by by David Familian
 

February 9 – May 25, 2019
See below for holiday closures
Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 9, 2– 5 p.m.

The Beall Center for Art + Technology is proud to present a retrospective of work by intermedia collaborators Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau. The first of its kind in the United States, this exhibition will feature a...
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UCI Giving Day

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Join Claire Trevor School of the Arts in a charitable day of giving. Spend the day with students, faculty, and staff at the Green Room Cafe in the Arts Plaza complete with giveaways, coffee, treats, and fun!

More info on UCI Giving Day: givingday.uci.edu

More on CTSA Giving Day: www.arts.uci.edu/uci-giving-day-2019


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Listening to the Concerts of Remembrance of Things Past: A Proustian Extravaganza II

Friday, April 26, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

This lecture-recital offers a new perspective on Proust and music: what music-making implies in term of social and gender issues and how it relates to the creative process of Proust. Jérémie Favreau and friends will perform all the musical pieces performed in the concerts of Remembrance of Things Past.

Free...
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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part I

 

April 27 – May 11, 2019

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 27, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Featured Artists: Brandon Davis, Yubo Dong, Anna Ialeggio, Maximilian Karnig, Charisse Pearlina Weston

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

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine...
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The Refugee Hotel

Written by Carmen Aguirre
Directed by Juliette Carrillo

 

April 27 – May 5, 2019

Robert Cohen Theatre

This dark comedy, set in a modest Vancouver hotel, is about Chilean refugees who struggle with the various tragicomic effects of fleeing their homeland. Laid bare in the fictionalized autobiographical details of the play are universal truths that victims and survivors of political oppression continue to experience everywhere –...
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Physical Graffiti

Loretta Livingston, Artistic Director

 

May 2 – 4, 2019

Claire Trevor Theatre

Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent. 

Contains fog/haze & flashing/strobe lights

Performances
Evenings:  May 2, 3, 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee:  May 4 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+,...
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Celebrate Music at UCI

 

Friday, May 3, 2019

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music’s outstanding students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz, and new works by UCI composers. A family-friendly evening of performances to celebrate the arts and music at UCI.

Tickets:
General $20...
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AcaLove: Southern California's A Cappella Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

UCI A Cappella and UCI Chamber Singers present the second annual AcaLove, which brings together award-winning groups from all over Southern California. AcaLove has hosted incredible groups that have competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, Los Angeles A Cappella Festival (LAAF), and been featured on the Best of College A...
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UCI Opera presents

Die Fledermaus

Music by Johann Strauss II
Dr. Darryl Taylor, artistic director
Shane Wood, director
Dr. Geoffrey Pope, conductor

 

May 11 – 12, 2019

Irvine Barclay Theatre

On New Year’s Eve, Eisenstein must go to jail for punching a police officer. However, he evades jail for one night so he can go to Prince Orlofsky’s lavish party. He's not alone! His wife and chambermaid are there too. Strauss’s great...
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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Spring Concert 2019

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program presents its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.

Free admission


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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part II

 

May 18 – June 1, 2019

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 18, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m..

Featured Artists: Mountain House, Ariel McCleese, Nicolas Miller, Michael Thurin, Andrea Welton

Please also join us for the MFA Open Studios on May 18, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 –...
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UCI Wind Ensemble

Spring Concert

 

Monday, May 20, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.

Free admission


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UCI Jazz Orchestra

Spring Concert

Dr. Bobby Rodriguez, conductor

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

8:00pm

Winfred Smith Hall

Please join the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.

Free admission


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The Jason Harnell Solo Drum Experience

 

Thursday, May 23

3:30 p.m.

Music 220
 

The Jason Harnell Solo Drum Experience is a one-of-a-kind, mind blowing musical exploration through sight, sound and rhythm. Jason's solo drum concerts are consistently sold out, multi media events that tantalize the senses and explore the outer reaches of the musical universe. It’s completely unique and personal, as well as interactive and inclusive. You don’t want...
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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

ICIT Student Concert

 

Friday, May 24, 2019
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

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

Free Admision.

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Mari Akagi in Concert: An Evening of Modern Piano

 

Saturday, May 25, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Pianist Mari Akagi is acclaimed for her interpretations of contemporary Asian music. She will perform works by seven modern composers of Europe, Asia, and America: Arnold Schoenberg, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Atsuhiko Gondai, Masao Homma, Toru Takemitsu, Christopher Dobrian, and James Newton. Faculty members Kei Akagi and Kojiro Umezaki will...
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Noon Showcase

 

Wednesday, May 29, 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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Faculty Artist Series

Lukas Ligeti: Chaos, Order, Melody

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Lukas Ligeti premieres a kaleidoscopic, innovative work featuring a wide range of the talented faculty and students of the Claire Trevor School’s Music Department.

Tickets:
General $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $16
Art Subscribers $14
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6...
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Dean’s Ensemble-in-Residence

Trio Céleste Presents: Haydn, Smetana, and Schoenfield

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Hailed as “a first-class ensemble” (Orange County Register), “unfailingly stylish” (The Strad), “technically dazzling” (Long Beach Gazette), “flawless” (New York Concert Review) and “the epitome of what chamber musicians should be” (Palm Beach Daily News), Trio Céleste has firmly established itself...
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The Pajama Game

Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross

Book by George Abbott & Richard Bissell

Musically Directed by Lex Leigh, graduate music director

Choreographed by Allison Eversoll, graduate choreographer

Directed by Don Hill

 

June 1 – 8, 2019

Claire Trevor Theatre

With its combination of classic score, engaging personal story, and meaningful political issues, this four-time Tony...
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