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Friday, April 16, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m.

PCM ArtNight Pasadena Student Recitals   click for more information »

In keeping with social distancing requirements, Virtual ArtNight Pasadena will be held on this day. ArtNight Pasadena is the City’s signature cultural event, produced by the Cultural Affairs division in partnership with the ArtNight partner organizations. ArtNight Pasadena is a dynamic arts and cu...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Mendelssohn Tchaikovsky   click for more information »

Simone Porter returns to delight audiences with Mendelssohn's intensely Romantic Violin Concerto in recital. A string sextet of virtuosos from the Pasadena Symphony will dazzle you with Tchaikovsky's sonorously lush Souvenir de Florence, a chamber music masterpiece that will ignite all your senses. You'll also experience Insights with David Lockington as he shares exclusive behind the music stories, musician inter...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m.

ThirdFirst Piano Concert to Feature Schumann and Bach   click for more information »

The Third@First Concert Series at First United Methodist Church will present the series’ founder and artistic director, pianist Junko Ueno Garrett, in a concert for solo piano, using the church’s YouTube channel. The program features two pieces by Robert Schumann, “Arabeske” and the Abegg Va...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday DJ Nights   click for more information »

Join One Colorado and Prism DJs for dinner in the courtyard every Saturday from 6-10p in March and April and groove to the sound of sweet sweet music. Featuring DJ Frazier!... Be sure to make a reservation at one of the courtyard restaurants, Sage Vegan Bistro & Brewery, Sushi Roku and Il Fornaio.

Event Location: One Colorado Courtyard

Cost: Free

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Virtual 2021 Gala Meet the Moment   click for more information »

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra throws open its virtual doors to the entire community, inviting the public to stream at no cost its digital 2021 gala, “Meet the Moment,” which celebrates the Orchestra’s virtuosic musicians. Filmed at iconic locations across Los Angeles, the gala includes dazzling performances and poignant reflections by Music Director Jaime Martín and the Orchestra’s artists and honors LACO’s long-time supporters and friends from Capital Group. Donations are accepted and proceeds from the virtual party supports LACO’s musicians. They also help ensure the future of LACO’s education programs, inclu...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Donations accepted

Monday, April 19, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ukulele Orchestra Fun II   click for more information »

In this continuation of the last session, come learn what it’s like to be in a ukulele orchestra. Newcomers welcome! Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced players ages 9 and up are welcome! These sessions will help prepare you to play a set of songs meant for a live performance. Even if you don’...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Happy Hour No 53 Richard Einhorn Composer   click for more information »

Salastina Music Society (SMS) presents its Happy Hour No. 53 with Richard Einhorn, Composer. Richard Einhorn's music has been described as "hauntingly beautiful", "sensational", and "overwhelming in its emotional power". He is one of a small handful of composers who not only reaches a large, ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Friday, April 23, 2021

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Wine Song Zoom Show with Dana Cooper and Suzy Bogguss   click for more information »

Join Brad Colerick for a fun evening of Wine & Song with friends Suzy Bogguss and Dana Cooper. Susan Kay Bogguss is an American country music singer and songwriter. She began her career in the 1980s as a solo singer. In the 1990s, six of her songs were Top 10 hits, three albums were certified gold, ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: $15.00

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday DJ Nights   click for more information »

Join One Colorado and Prism DJs for dinner in the courtyard every Saturday from 6-10p in March and April and groove to the sound of sweet sweet music. Featuring DJ ShanLynn!... Be sure to make a reservation at one of the courtyard restaurants, Sage Vegan Bistro & Brewery, Sushi Roku and Il Fornaio.

Event Location: One Colorado Courtyard

Cost: Free

Monday, April 26, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Ukulele Orchestra Fun II   click for more information »

In this continuation of the last session, come learn what it’s like to be in a ukulele orchestra. Newcomers welcome! Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced players ages 9 and up are welcome! These sessions will help prepare you to play a set of songs meant for a live performance. Even if you don’t ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Happy Hour No 54 Elliot Goldenthal Composer   click for more information »

Salastina Music Society (SMS) presents its Happy Hour No. 54 with Elliot Goldenthal, Composer. Elliot Goldenthal is an American composer of contemporary classical music and film and theatrical scores. A student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, he is best known for his distinctive style and abil...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Student Recital   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents online student recitals throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. These recitals are typically attended by the friends and families of the student performers...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Friday, April 30, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Vocal Arts Department Recital   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents online student recitals throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. These recitals are typically attended by the friends and families of the student performers...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, May 01, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3   click for more information »

Luxuriate in the yearning of one of the most famous calls for love ever written in Wagner’s Tristan & Isolde and escape to the French impressionist soundscape of Debussy and Ravel. Russian powerhouse and internet sensation Valentina Lisitsa delivers passion and pyrotechnics with Prokofiev’s ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, May 01, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Bob Stanes Coffee Gallery Backstage Presents Roots Renaissance A Virtual Benefit Concert   click for more information »

Streaming online for one and all on The Coffee Gallery Backstage Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CoffeeGalleryBackstage. Featuring performances by: Richie Furay, John McEuen, Herb Pedersen, John York, Carla Olson, Jim “Kimo” West, Stephen Kalinich, John Beland, Rick Shea, Chad Watson, Pa...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Donations accepted

Monday, May 03, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ukulele Orchestra Fun II   click for more information »

In this continuation of the last session, come learn what it’s like to be in a ukulele orchestra. Newcomers welcome! Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced players ages 9 and up are welcome! These sessions will help prepare you to play a set of songs meant for a live performance. Even if you don’...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Happy Hour No 55 Amy Barston Cellist and Adam Silverman Composer   click for more information »

Salastina Music Society (SMS) presents its Happy Hour No. 55 with Amy Barston, cellist and Adam Silverman, composer. Amy Barston is a passionate cellist, teacher, and chamber musician who never misses an opportunity to razz Salastina’s Co-Director Kevin Kumar. (They’ve been friends for 30 years....

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Next Up Styles and Textures for Solo Clarinet   click for more information »

Colburn School's Next Up Series continues with Next Up: Styles and Textures for Solo Clarinet. Featuring Alicia Lee (Clarinet) and Kristoffer Saebo (Double Bass). Program: Stravinsky "Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet"; Shulamit Ran "For An Actor: Monologue for Clarinet"; Isang Yun "Monolog for B...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Monday, May 10, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ukulele Orchestra Fun II   click for more information »

In this continuation of the last session, come learn what it’s like to be in a ukulele orchestra. Newcomers welcome! Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced players ages 9 and up are welcome! These sessions will help prepare you to play a set of songs meant for a live performance. Even if you don’t ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Happy Hour No 56 Vijay Gupta Violinist   click for more information »

Salastina Music Society (SMS) presents its Happy Hour No. 56 with Vijay Gupta, violinist. Vijay Gupta is a passionate advocate for the vital role of music to heal, shape, and change the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Named a MacArthur Genius in 2018 for his work founding and leading S...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Monday, May 17, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ukulele Orchestra Fun II   click for more information »

In this continuation of the last session, come learn what it’s like to be in a ukulele orchestra. Newcomers welcome! Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced players ages 9 and up are welcome! These sessions will help prepare you to play a set of songs meant for a live performance. Even if you don’t ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Happy Hour No 57 The WianckoGreensteins   click for more information »

Salastina Music Society (SMS) presents its Happy Hour No. 57 with the Wiancko-Greensteins. Paul Wiancko (cellist and composer), his wife Ayane Kozasa (violist), his sister Michi Wiancko (violinist and composer), and Michi’s husband Judd Greenstein (composer) join us for a family reunion unlike any...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Beethoven Triple   click for more information »

Sublimely melodic, with playful variations – Beethoven’s Triple Concerto is a rare gem from the titan of classical music. The Pasadena Symphony continues its legacy of showcasing the stars of tomorrow here today with three soloists from the Colburn School. Featuring Ray Ushikubo (violin), James ...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Mansions Music Musical Interludes Bel Canto   click for more information »

Bel Canto - A Novel by Ann Patchett, 2001... "...when she came to the highest notes it seemed that all they had been given in their lives and all they had lost came together and made a weight that was almost impossible to bear." Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice presi...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Happy Hour No 58 Franois Rabbath Double Bassist   click for more information »

Salastina Music Society (SMS) presents its Happy Hour No. 58 with François Rabbath, double bassist. François Rabbath is a newly-minted nonagenarian and legend of the Double Bass. Born in Syria, he moved to France in the 1950s. He performed live with Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour, Paco Ibañez and t...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free