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UCLA Spring Festival of World Music Returns to Live Performances
The Spring Festival of World Music is back, and back big. The storied showcase, which dates back to 1960, returns to live performances in Schoenberg Hall May 13-15 and May 20-22. All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. and are free and open to the public. “The students are the real heroes here,” said Dr. Diane
Venue change: May 13 concert with Cornel West, Arturo O’Farrill and Mariachi Los Camperos moved to Royce Hall
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music concert featuring esteemed philosopher and author Cornel West, acclaimed Afro Latin jazz artist Arturo O’Farrill and the legendary Mariachi Los Camperos is coming home to campus.
Asian Performing Arts on Stage and on Screen Symposium Embraces Cross-Cultural Communication
On May 13-15, the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will host a symposium exploring the performing arts of India, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, China, Japan, and Korea. In addition to live music, theater, and puppetry, scholarly panels will engage subjects ranging from the Hong Kong indie music scene to gender and sexuality
El Circo Anahuac: An Aztec Opera
The story has all the makings of a great opera. Two young lovers; one a great warrior, the other a princess. He goes to war, she awaits his return. A villain tricks the princess into believing her lover is dead. She dies of sorrow. The warrior returns, is grief-stricken, and stands vigil over her body.
Annual Vivaldi Concert Returns to Powell Rotunda
First-year students will headline the Vivaldi at Powell concert on May 4, 8:00 p.m. in the rotunda of the Powell Library. The concert will feature a baroque music lineup, including the Four Seasons, as well as solo pieces written by Vivaldi, Telemann, and Popper. They will perform with their teachers, the world-class faculty of the Herb Alpert School of Music.
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