Don’t Miss Events | April

01 MUSIC
For their first joint concert, Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus and the 18-piece SwingSet of Laguna will deliver new arrangements of beloved standards by Irving Berlin and Jerome Kern. They will also perform songs by Lady Gaga and more. March 31 to April 1 at Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949-854-4646, thebarclay.org

 

02 CLASSICAL
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cédric Tiberghien, recognized internationally as soloists and as a successful duo. The program ranges from Bach to Cage. April 2 at Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949-854-4646, thebarclay.org

 

05 PERFORMANCE
Traditional Chinese dance and music mix with contemporary production elements in “Shen Yun.” The captivating 11-year-old show, originally created by New York-based expats, tours the world. April 5 through 9 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787, scfta.or

 

10 PHOTOGRAPHY
“The Golden Decade: Photography at the California School of Fine Arts, 1945-55” includes images from students and faculty in the fine-art photography department that was led by Ansel Adams. Through May 29 at Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949-494-8971, lagunaartmuseum.org

 

21 THEATER
“Middletown” is the ordinary small-town setting dreamed up by playwright Will Eno, who was inspired by Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” The play probes the mundane and the great mysteries of life. April 21 to May 21 at Chance Theater, 5522 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim, 714-777-3033, chancetheater.com

 

22DANCE
French-Algerian choreographer Hervé Koubi combines urban dance with ballet, modern, martial arts, and more in “What the Day Owes to the Night,” created for male dancers from Algeria and Burkina Faso. April 22 at Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949-854-4646, thebarclay.org

 

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