June 2, 9:00 pm
Famous German composer Ludwig van Beethoven is celebrated for his multiple symphonies, string quartets, concertos and piano sonatas, but the songsmith's gripping, 90-minute Catholic mass may be his most poignant, overlooked piece of music to date. Read more...
May 31, 9:59 pm
A summer romance of an album if there ever was one "“ if Sleigh Bells seems cheap and easy, it's because the duo is good at pretending to be. How else do you squeeze a jam-packed Coachella crowd out of a few demos and one single? Read more...
May 27, 9:29 pm
David Smith wakes up every morning on a single mattress wedged into a white Ford full-size van. Lifting up the bed, Smith pulls out a hefty slew of musical instruments and wheels them down to Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade. He sets up, plays for a few hours, collects enough for lunch and then goes home. He has been doing this for 10 years. Read more...
May 26, 10:17 pm
A sunny day on Sunday will mean a good day and performance, according to Q-Tip, who will be performing on Jam Day alongside Raphael Saadiq, Tha Boogie and Quadron. Read more...
Photo: Q-Tip will be performing at the 24th annual Jazz Reggae Festival, held at UCLA's Intramural Field this weekend.
May 26, 9:00 pm
Loud, fast-paced drum rhythms will storm out of the Fowler Museum today as the UCLA Music of Brazil Ensemble plays one of its last performances of the season. Read more...
Photo: The Brazilian music ensemble batUCLAda will perform lively music from Salvador Bahia, Brazil, tonight at the Fowler Museum. The group plays a variety of drums to encompass carnival culture and the energy that is so characteristic of it.
May 26, 9:00 pm
When Bruins attend class or rush off to practice in the music-filled corridors of Schoenberg Hall, not many think back to 1947 when then Professor Arnold Schoenberg completed one of his most compelling and awe-inspiring orchestral compositions, "A Survivor from Warsaw." Read more...
Photo: Los Angeles Opera music director James Conlon will conduct a special performance as part of "Ring Festival L.A.," featuring Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw," a musical account of interned Jews during the Holocaust.