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Join Angharad Jones and a piano trio of experienced jazz musicians for an open mic open to all! Please bring 3 charts per song (one for each band member) in the appropriate key. Singers will get to sing one or two tunes with a great group of instrumentalists in front of a supportive audience - mostly fellow vocalists - in a wonderful venue. Please bring proof of vaccination.
Join us for Red Curtain Addict's most ✨SPECTACULAR✨ event of the year where you'll enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory at MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL! 💃 Come all dolled up in your most glammed out Moulin Rouge garments to see the show and access our exclusive after-party with music, crafted cocktails, delectable bites, and a special meet & greet with some of the cast! Did we mentioned we've grabbed the best seats in the house?? This is going to be the best event of the season so click below to grab your tickets - they are first come, first serve! See you there, "chickens"!
Regarded by many as the finest musical ever created, Gypsy is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success – while secretly yearning for her own. Set all across America in the 1920s and 30s, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, Arthur Laurents’ landmark show explores the world of two-bit show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication. The celebrated score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim boasts one glorious hit after another, including: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “Let Me Entertain You,” “Some People,” “You’ll Never Get Away from Me,” “If Momma Was Married,” “All I Need Is the Girl,” “You Gotta Get A Gimmick,” “Small World,” and “Together Wherever We Go.
The Marriage of Figaro, a work closely tied with the history of Opera San Jose, returns in an arresting new production designed to highlight the universality of Mozart’s themes and relationships. Transported to India during the British Raj, Beaumarchais’ timeless comedy arrives in a new land where the familiar and the faraway distill new insight into this immortal opera. Sexual politics and class resentments play out through the prism of colonialism, all fighting against the colorblind humanity of Mozart’s vision. Brad Dalton puts his stamp on this production and OSJ welcomes the company premiere of internationally acclaimed conductor Viswa Subbaraman.
A Roman general and an Egyptian queen embark on a torrid romance, one that will disrupt alliances, end marriages, and spark a pitiless war that gives rise to a new leader, Caesar.
All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway history. It has not played to a single empty seat” (60 Minutes). Rolling Stone gives it 5 stars, calling it “an emotionally shattering landmark production of an American classic,” and New York Magazine calls it “a real phenomenon. Majestic and incandescent, it’s filled with breath and nuance and soul.” With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD — “the greatest novel of all time” (Chicago Tribune) — has quickly become “one of the greatest plays in history” (NPR).
You have never experienced a train ride quite like this. From the creators of Dear San Francisco, Passengers combines contemporary dance, circus arts, singing, acrobatics, and theater into a story that explores a community of strangers with one thing in common: each person has somewhere to go.
Blasé about his visit to the Russian countryside, Eugene Onegin is determined to stand above the crowd—even if that means rejecting true love and hurting his best friend.
A singular bridge between the creatively teeming world of Brazilian music and the New York jazz scene, Fleurine is an alluring vocalist, guitarist, composer and lyricist with a soul-deep feel for bossa nova and beyond. Based in New York City for the past three decades, the Dutch-born, Portuguese-raised singer has written lyrics for tunes by Kenny Dorham, Curtis Fuller, Joshua Redman, Tom Harrell, Thad Jones and Thelonious Monk.
With a dozen albums to his credit, Kyle Eastwood did not give in on his desire. If he appeared, younger, on the screens, he decided at the end of the adolescence to devote himself to jazz. While composing several musics for his father (Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby or Letters From Iwo Jima), he confirmed his career as a leader over the years. Bass and double - bass player, he remains faithful to a traditional and melodic approach to jazz, which he often enriches with lyrical ornaments. «Cinema is my second passion» he admits. It seemed natural, therefore, that today; his quintet leans on the original film tracks.
“A rose sprung from a rock” are the words critics use to describe Oakland, California native Angelo Luster, a saxophonist whose music invites the listener to embark upon a unique spiritual journey. You will without a doubt be enraptured by the emotion conveyed through his rich soulful sound, birthed from the union of contemporary gospel and the west coast jazz movements. Luster received a scholarship to Grambling State University where he achieved the position of featured saxophone soloist. He also earned the honor of being spotlighted with such artists as Boyz II Men. He was favored as one of the top college musicians of America and chosen to play in the All American College Marching Band by the Walt Disney Company in 1993, and the Company’s All American Jazz Band in 1994. Luster spent his summers playing in big bands behind such greats as, Rosemary Clooney, Mercer Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, Diane Schurr, Della Reese, Billy Taylor, Joe Williams, and other seasoned performers. After obtaining his Bachelor of Music degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1996, Luster returned home and began to perform internationally with St. Gabriel’s Celestial Brass Band. Luster was voted Best Male Jazz Artist of 2005 by Urban Gospel Industry Awards. He was also nominated for Best Jazz Artist and Best Gospel Artist by The Sounds of Soul Black Music Awards. Angelo was honored by the American Gospel Music Awards as Jazz Artist of the Year 2006 and in 2007 winner of the Bay area Black Music Awards “ Best Gospel Musician”.
Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, evokes the divine glory of eternal life attained only through the suffering of the mortal world. Its lyrical slow movement and heart-pounding finale introduce two vocal soloists, here embodied by soprano Golda Schultz and mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung. Opening the program, Trevor Weston, inaugural winner of the Emerging Black Composers Project, unveils a new orchestral work, led by Esa-Pekka Salonen in its world premiere.