Happy Friday friends! This weekend we’ve got a very cool assortment of shows, including Music Center debuts and opening nights! You won’t want to miss a thing this weekend at The Music Center…
Catch the 1st of 3 performances of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan in our Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Known as Taiwan’s premiere contemporary dance company, Cloud Gate blends a unique and mesmerizing style influenced by Tai-Chi, martial arts and modern dance. Their production, Rice, tells the cyclical story of the staple crop, set against a backdrop of stunning photography from the region.
Meanwhile in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the LA Phil in a program of Beethoven and Mahler. And in the CalArts REDCAT theatre, check out Meg Wolfe’s new lushly physical movement work: New Faithful Disco , for a very different kind of dance show!
Along with additional performances of Cloud Gate Dance, Beethoven and Mahler, and New Faithful Disco, treat yourself to the opening night of Center Theatre Group’s hilarious new engagement of An Act of God, starring Sean Hayes in our Ahmanson Theatre. Plus, the Los Angeles Master Chorale will be performing a matinee of Verdi’s Requiem in the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Looking for something for the kiddos? Take them to the latest performance in the LA Phil’s mid-morning series, Toyota’s Symphonies for Youth, at 11 am in the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and enjoy a short performance of Debussy’s La Mer.
Have a wonderful weekend Los Angeles!