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THE LIST –continued from page 49 This version of the tale is set in the tumultuous 20th century, starting with the Mussoliniera 1930s and spanning three decades of political upheaval. Krzysztof Pastor is choreographer. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. March 9; 2 p.m. March 11; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 17. Ticket prices start at $34. The Music Center is located at 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Call (213) 972-0711 or visit musiccenter.org/joffrey. A Night of Art Access March 9 — ArtNight Pasadena returns, offering free admission to numerous local arts institutions, including Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Art Center College of Design, the Light Bringer Project, Armory Center for the Arts, Lineage Performing Arts Center, the Jackie Robinson Center, A Room to Create, the Norton Simon Museum, the Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch and others. It runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Free shuttle buses run between the various locations during the event. ArtNight is sponsored by the City of Pasadena Arts and Culture Commission and the Division of Cultural Affairs. Visit artnightpasadena.org. releases her debut album in a concert at Arcadia Performing Arts Center. Besides her violin work, she has sung the National Anthem for Major League Baseball and performed at more than 300 festivals around the country. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The VIP Red Carpet Club runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15, $70 for VIP tickets. The Arcadia Performing Arts Center is located at 188 Campus Dr., Arcadia. Visit arcadiapaf.org. Rachmaninoff Rhapsody at Pasadena Symphony March 24 — The Pasadena Symphony season continues with a classic and a more recent piece. The concert features Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” Alexander Miller’s 2014 composition, “Scherzo Crypto” and Elgar’s “Enigma Variations.” David Lockington conducts. Featured piano soloist is Andrew von Oeyen. Concerts begin at 2 and 8 p.m. at Pasadena’s Ambassador Auditorium. Tickets are $35 and up. Ambassador Auditorium is located at 131 S. St. John Ave., Pasadena. Call (626) 793-7172 or visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org. Jeffrey Kahane Back With Chamber Orchestra March 17 — Jeffrey Kahane returns to conduct the orchestra in his first concert as conductor laureate, performing Respighi’s “Three Botticelli Pictures,” Pierre Jalbert’s Violin Concerto (a LACO co-commissioned West Coast premiere) and Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 in D Major. Margaret Batjer is featured violin soloist. The concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, repeating at 7 p.m. March 18 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Tickets are $27 and up. The Alex Theatre is located at 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Call (213) 622- 7001 or visit laco.org. Violin Virtuoso Debuts New Album March 24 — Classically trained violinist and 12-language vocalist Maki Hsieh Salastina Salutes Marginalized Musicians March 31 — Salastina Music Society performs a concert titled “Second Class Citizens,” works by composers denied the fame they deserved. The concert highlight, performed at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music’s Barrett Hall, is Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s “Easter Sonata,” until recently attributed to her brother, Felix. This will be the West Coast premiere of the piece under her name. The concert, including works by female spouses and siblings of better-known composers, composers of color and those overshadowed by giants among their contemporaries, starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $32. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is located at 100 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena. Visit salastina.org. |||| 50 | ARROYO | 03.18

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