Music + Dance

Music + Dance

Honda Center
Dec. 3 Chicano Soul Legends.
Dec. 4 Tenor Andrea Bocelli. Dec. 10 Comedian Katt Williams. 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.704.2500, hondacenter.com Map I11

Irvine Barclay Theatre
Dec. 2-3 Men Alive: Christmas Vacation. Dec. 4 George Benson. Dec. 10-24 Festival Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker. Dec. 12 Canadian Brass. Jan. 8 Mozart Classical Orchestra. Jan. 10 National Theater Live: No Man’s Land. Jan. 12 John Pizzarelli Quartet. Jan. 19 Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Jan. 21 Fin de FiestaJan. 22 Mozart Classical Orchestra. Jan. 27 Poppin’—The Story of Bluenote Records. Jan. 28 Love & Sax. Feb. 3 Backhausdance. Feb. 4 Actress-violinist Linda Purl. Feb. 5 St. Lawrence String Quartet. Feb. 10-11 Dancer Savion Glover. Feb. 23-25 UCI Dance. Feb. 27 Author Fran Lebowitz. UC Irvine, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949.854.4646, thebarclay.org Map K14

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Hall Dec. 4
Johnny Mathis 60th Anniversary Christmas Tour. Dec. 9-18 American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker. Dec. 20-Jan. 1 Elf. Jan. 6-8 Rent. Jan. 17-29 Matilda The Musical. Feb. 8 Batsheva Dance Company. Feb. 14 Dancing With The Stars: Live!. Opening Feb. 28 A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Dec. 3 Nutcracker for Kids; Vienna Boys Choir. Dec. 4 Handel’s Messiah. Dec. 6 Vanguard University, Christmas Fantasia. Dec. 8 Good Will Toward Men, Millenial Choirs & Orchestra (matinee); Preservation Hall Jazz Band Creole Christmas. Dec. 12 Taiwan Philharmonic. Dec. 14 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Dec. 16-17 The Ten Tenors. Dec. 18-19 Pacific Chorale, Tis The Season!. Dec. 20 Pacific Symphony Organist Todd Wilson, Holiday Organ Spectacular. Dec. 21 David Archuleta Christmas with Nathan Pacheco. Dec. 22. The Klezmatics’ Happy Joyous Hannukah, Lyrics by Woody Guthrie. Dec. 23 Fiesta Navidad. Jan. 12-14 Pacific Symphony. Jan. 14 Pacific Symphony, Hansel & Gretel. Jan. 15 Pacific Symphony. Jan. 20 Gregory Porter and Mavis Staples. Jan. 22 Violinist Itzhak Perlman. Jan. 24 Pianist Emanuel Ax. Jan. 28 Lunar New Year. Feb. 2-4 Pacific Symphony. Feb. 8 Kodo. Feb. 10-11 Michael Bolton. Feb. 12 Pianist Yuja Wang, Violinist Leonidas Kavakos. Feb. 23-28 Pacific Symphony, Aîda. Samueli Theater Dec. 10 Takacs Quartet. Jan. 19-21 Jerry Herman, Broadway Legacy. Feb. 2 Pacifica Quartet. Feb. 18-19 The Little Prince. 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787, scfta.org Map J13

Soka Performing Arts Center
Dec. 3 South Coast Symphony, Opera Favorites. Dec. 11 All-American Boys Chorus, Sounds of Christmas. Dec. 17 Na Leo Holiday Concert. Jan. 13 Aliso Niguel High School. Jan. 18 Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel. Jan. 21 Liz Story, Lisa Downing, Kori Carothers; James Garner Tribute to Johnny Cash. Jan. 26 Prague Philharmonia. Jan. 28 Muriel Anderson. Feb. 3 Tribute to Charles McPherson. Feb. 5 Pacific Symphony. Feb. 11 Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Jan. 18-19 Cellist Matt Haimovitz. Feb. 21 Maria Schneider Orchestra. Feb. 26 The Piano Men: A Tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel. Soka University of America, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, 949.480.4278, soka.edu Map E6