Upcoming Events

The Importance of Being Earnest

Written by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Shishir Kurup
 

December 1 - 9, 2018

The Little Theatre

This Victorian farce is much more than a comedy of crossed wires and mistaken identity. As a closeted gay man in Victorian England, author Oscar Wilde deftly infuses deception into the plot of Earnest as a mirror of the deception he was forced to live. In retrospect, the work is both a comic masterpiece and a brilliant...
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Guitar Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, December 5, 2018       
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 

Charlotte Griffin, artistic director

 

December 6 – 8, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

An exciting program introducing original choreography by MFA candidates in Dance. The program includes original works and promises something for every dance enthusiast.

Performances
Evenings: Dec. 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Dec. 8 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General admission: $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty...
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Chamber Music Recital

Fall Concert 2018

 

Monday, December 10, 2018

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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Critical & Curatorial Studies MFA Thesis Exhibition

Curated by Corrie Siegel

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

 

Critical & Curatorial Studies MFA Thesis Exhibition

Curated by Renee Reizman

Room Gallery

 

Critical & Curatorial Studies MFA 1st Year Exhibition

Curated by Aziz Sohail

University Art Gallery

 

January 19 - February 16, 2019

 

Opening...
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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

Sam Pluta and Peter Evans

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Peter Evans (trumpet) and Sam Pluta (electronics) have been collaborating since 2008 to forge a new and dynamically interactive live electroacoustic music. Improvisation and a commitment to the explosive energy of sound itself inform the duo's approach to realtime composition.

Free Admision.

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Yuliya Minina: Born in Ukraine

Friday, January 25, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Yuliya Minina will perform solo piano works and duets with Mexican-Ukrainian cellist Jenia Kobylyanska. The program will include compositions by Russian and Ukrainian composers Sergei Prokofiev, Andriy Shtogarenko, and Nikolai Kapustin, all of whom were born in Ukraine.

Tickets:
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16...
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The Survival Project

Written and Directed by Mihai Măniuțiu

January 25 - 27, 2019

Robert Cohen Theatre

This original work by Mihai Măniuțiu was inspired by The Green Book, a travel guide for African American motorists, published annually between 1936 and 1966. Măniuțiu has used this historical work as inspiration for an original dance-theatre performance piece that explores exclusion and provides a survival guide for those who, given the odds stacked...
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Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi & Friends: An Evening of Modern Jazz with the Tokyo Trio

February 15 & 16, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Since its formation in 2001, the Tokyo Trio – Kei Akagi (piano), Shunya Wakai (bass), and Tamaya Honda (drums) – has recorded seven critically acclaimed albums and performed over 500 concerts in Asia, Europe, Africa, and America. Featuring Akagi’s compositions, the trio’s music spans the spectrum...
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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Winter Concert 2019

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program will 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 and open to the public.


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Dance Visions

Molly Lynch and Tong Wang, Artistic Directors

February 21 - 23, 2019

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Distinctive and exciting choreography by UCI Dance faculty and featuring undergraduate and graduate performers. Works will be staged and choreographed by Distinguished Professor Lar Lubovitch, Professors Tong Wang, S. Ama Wray, and others.

Performances
Evenings: Feb. 21, 22, 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Feb. 23 at 2:00 p.m.

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MFA 2nd Year Exhibition

February 23 - March 16, 2019

Univeristy Art Gallery & Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, Feburary 23, 2019, 2:00 - 5:00 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 Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert

Dr. Bobby Rodriguez, Conductor

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred 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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Del Sol Quartet

Friday, March 1, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

San Francisco’s critically acclaimed Del Sol Quartet presents a program focusing on young Iranian and Iranian-American composers, including works by three UCI graduate students. Del Sol will also perform Ben Johnston’s String Quartet No. 4 Amazing Grace. In Johnston’s overwhelmingly inventive composition, the well-loved European hymn resonates with just-intonation intervals.

Free...
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UCI Wind Ensemble

Kevin McKeown, Conductor

Monday, March 4, 2019

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


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Noon Showcase

 

Wednesday, March 6, 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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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

Friday, March 8, 2019

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker, presents orchestral classics featuring the winner of the 2019 Concerto Competition.

Tickets:
General $20
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $17
Art Subscribers $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $7

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Eurydice

Written by Sarah Ruhl

March 9 - 17, 2019

Exeperimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

On the day of her wedding, Eurydice falls victim to a tragic accident that sends her hurtling into a wonderland of an Underworld: ripped from her beloved Orpheus, the greatest musician in the world, Eurydice is reunited with her dead father in the Land of the Dead. Orpheus journeys to retrieve his bride, but Eurydice has begun to discover that the cost of...
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PSICA Intercollegiate Choral Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Pacific Southwest Intercollegiate Choral Association holds a festival every year where choirs from all twelve member universities perform for each other and build community. This year’s festival features adjudicator and guest conductor Dr. Amanda Quist, from the legendary Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey...
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PSICA Intercollegiate Choral Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Pacific Southwest Intercollegiate Choral Association holds a festival every year where choirs from all twelve member universities perform for each other and build community. This year’s festival features adjudicator and guest conductor Dr. Amanda Quist, from the legendary Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey...
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