Upcoming Events

Please join us for the piano recital "Musical Moments" with Guest Artist Richard Cionco, featuring works from Handel, Liszt, Chopin and Wagner (arranged by Liszt), Rachmaninov and Mr. Cionco's own Six Postcards, October 4, at 1:00 PM. This concert is free and open to the public.

Program:

"Harmonious Blacksmith" Variations ,  George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

Six Postcards (2008- 14), Richard Cionco  (b. 1964)
Ice Cream on Walnut
For Brno
R Street...
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Piano Recital with Guest Artist Richard Cionico

B L U E  W A V E

L u t z  B a c h e r

Organized by Monica Majoli

 

October 5 – December 14, 2019

University Art Gallery and Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Opening Reception: October 5th, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

You are here and you have me and we are daring and desperate and dangerous operatives saving the world and planning the destruction of evil.

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday |...
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B L U E  W A V E by L u t z  B a c h e r

Beirut Lab: 1975(2020)

Curated by Juli Carson and Yassmeen Tukan

 

October 5 – December 14, 2019

Room Gallery

Opening Reception: October 5th, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Beirut Lab: 1975(2020), Curated by Juli Carson and Yassmeen Tukan, will screen films by artists living in Beirut, a city where time bends and curves, as historical events float between the past, present and future in one’s mind.  Beirut Lab constitutes part two of again, rubbed smooth, a...
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St. Georges Hotel, Beirut, 2019

American Monument

Curated by Kimberli Meyer
Produced by Kimberli Meyer & David Familian


October 5, 2019 – February 8, 2020

Beall Center for Art + Technology

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

American Monument is a participatory inter-media monument conceived as nomadic and continually expanding, moving across the country year-to-year, “unveiled” at universities, museums, storefronts, community centers, and...
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Photo by Jason Meintjes, courtesy of lauren woods and the UAM

East Meets West 2019: International Dance and Music Festival

Lisa Naugle and Tong Wang, artistic directors

 

October 22, 2019
Irvine Barclay Theatre

An evening of performances celebrating dance and music from around the world! "East Meets West" began in 2015 when the UCI Department of Dance, Shanghai Normal University, and Beijing Normal University collaborated in the creation of a week-long exchange series of classes and events. Since then, the...
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East Meets West 2019: International Dance Festival

Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House

Thursday, October 24, 2019

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

All Arts Campus

Our annual open house highlights the talents of our students and faculty. Art exhibitions, concerts, performances, dress rehearsals, and more take place in various CTSA venues. Get a behind the scenes look at productions as you tour practice and performance spaces. Join us for an evening of free festivities throughout our Arts campus!

Free...
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ILLUMINATIONS: Vocal Arts Alumni Recital

Dr. Philip Harris, with special guest Dalia Rodriguez
 

Friday, October 25, 2019

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI vocal arts alumni Dr. Philip Harris and Dalia Rodriguez present an inspirational recital of songs, arias, and spirituals. Dr. Harris, who has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Davies Hall, and the Aspen Festival, has introduced audiences nationwide to music by Black American...
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Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice on Trial 

Directed by Eli Simon
Produced by Julia Lupton

 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

6:00 p.m. 

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Join UCI Law Dean L. Song Richardson and Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky as the stage becomes the courtroom in this mock trial of one of Shakespeare’s most legally fraught plays.

Free admission with registration

Sponsored by UCI Illuminations, UCI...
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Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice on Trial

Reading Frankenstein

Co-created by Annie Loui, Antoinette LaFarge and Jim Fallon

Directed by Annie Loui

Visual Direction by Antoinette LaFarge

 

October 31 – November 9, 2019

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

An intermedia performance about a 21st century artificial life scientist named Mary Shelley, who discovers that one of her experiments is running amok in her laboratory at the same time as the novel “...
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Reading Frankenstein

SLSA 2019 | Experimental Engagements

November 7–10, 2019

Student Center

University of California, Irvine

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts is hosting the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, co-organized by CTSA faculty members Antoinette LaFarge and Jesse Colin Jackson with support from 21C: The Institute for 21st Century Creativity. The SLSA 2019 theme draws attention to practices that engage with a world out...
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SLSA 2019 | Experimental Engagements

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

1947 - Alan Terricciano, piano

 

Saturday, November 9, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The events of 1947, from the birth of the Cold War to the first reports of UFOs, reverberate to this day. Pianist Alan Terricciano explores the year 1947 through the lens of the extraordinary piano music produced that year by Prokofiev, Ustwolskaja, Wolpe, Monk, Talma, Cage and Hovhaness.

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Faculty Artist Series: 1947 - Alan Terricciano, piano

UCI Jazz Small Groups

Fall Concert 2019

 

Wednesday, November 13, 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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Gassmann Electronic Music Series
 

Jen Shyu: Zero Grasses


Friday, November 15, 2019
8:00 pm
Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)
 

In Zero Grasses, Jen Shyu weaves together composition, vocals, dance, piano, Japanese biwa, Korean gayageum, Taiwanese moon lute, and electronics into a ritualistic solo performance. This new project addresses—and aims to heal—the loss of communication between humanity and nature, and the need to restore...
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Jen Shyu

Company

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Music Direction by Lex Leigh
Choreography by Allison Eversoll
Directed by Eli Simon

 

November 17 - 23, 2019

Irvine Barclay Theatre

"Company" is a Tony Award-winning 1970 musical comedy featuring a soaring score by Stephen Sondheim. It tells the story of Robert, a confirmed bachelor who, on the night of his 35th birthday, contemplates his unmarried state...
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Company: the musical, by Stephen Sondheim

UCI Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

Dr. Bobby Rodriguez, conductor

 

Wednesday, November 20, 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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UCI Jazz Orchestra

UCI Symphony Orchestra - Fall 2019
Seine-Like

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Ticketholders are invited to join Maestro Tucker for a pre-concert conversation starting at 7:00 pm in the theatre.

The UCI Symphony Orchestra is one of the premier large performance ensembles at UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts. The orchestra has been in existence since 1970, offering...
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UCI Symphony Orchestra - Fall 2019: Seine-Like

UCI Wind Ensemble Fall Concert

Kevin McKeown, conductor

 

Monday, December 2, 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 Guitar Ensemble

 

Wednesday, December 4, 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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UCI Guitar Ensemble

UCI Chamber Singers

Dr. Seth Houston, director

 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers presents songs for the season from the Renaissance through the present, including original compositions by Seth Houston. UCI Chamber Singers presents songs for the season from the Renaissance through the present, including original compositions by Seth Houston.

Free admission


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UCI Chamber Singers

New Slate 2019

Kelli Sharp, artistic director

 

December 5 - 7, 2019

Claire Trevor Theatre

An exciting showcase of original choreography by MFA candidates in Dance. This concert is the first full weekend of the year and features a collection of dances that uniquely reflects the enormous talent of UCI choreographers and dancers. 

Performances
Evenings: Dec. 5, 6, 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Dec. 7 at 2:00 p.m.

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New Slate 2019

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