Upcoming Events

Guitar Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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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Sonority | UCI Chamber Singers

Dr. Seth Houston, Conductor

Friday, March 15, 2019

8:00 pm

Winfred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers explores the sonic possibilities of the human voice through works by William Byrd, Robert Pearsall, Jake Runestead, and Zanaida Robles; a sound installation by Ellen Reid, premiered by UCI Chamber Singers at Walt Disney Concert Hall; and a world premiere by UCI faculty composer Nicole Mitchell.

Free...
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15th Annual Guest Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

 

April 4 - 20, 2019 

University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 4, 6:00 – 8:00 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 - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.


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Faculty Artist Series

Lorna Griffitt and Haroutune Bedelian

Saturday, April 6, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

World premiere of the new Urtext edition of Bach’s D Minor Suite for solo violin with Robert Schumann’s piano accompaniment, recently produced by Haroutune Bedelian, with the Brahms Sonata in D Minor, Chopin’s Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, and Britten's Suite, Op. 6

Tickets:
General $...
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UCI & SAHS Symphony Orchestras Combined Concert 

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

7:00 pm

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

The UCI Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Tucker, alongside the Santa Ana High School (SAHS) Symphony Orchestra performs a combined side-by-side concert presenting the culmination of their annual collaboration and adoption program.

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Dance Escape

Lisa Naugle, Artistic Director

 

April 18 – 20, 2019

Claire Trevor Theatre

A lively spring showcase by MFA candidates in Dance, highlighting graduate and undergraduate dancers.

Performances
Evenings: Apr. 18, 19, 20 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Apr. 20 at  2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
Art Subscribers $14
UCI Students & Children...
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Faculty Artist Series

Hossein Omoumi

April 19 & 20, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Classical Persian music is rooted in classical Persian poetry, one of the most ancient bodies of literature in the world. This program explores poems by Rumi, Hâfez and Attâr, which expresses these poets’ philosophy and approach to life. The music that arises from this poetry is deeply spiritual and mystical.

Tickets:
General $19
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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!


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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.

 

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 - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.


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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. 

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+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
Art Subscribers $14...
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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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Opera UCI presents

Die Fledermaus

Music by Johann Strauss II

Dr. Darryl Taylor, artistic director

Dr. Stephen Tucker, 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 farce ends...
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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..

 

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 - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.


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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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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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