Music in the Rotunda
Admission is free, but reservations are sometimes required; see instructions in each listing. The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $12 (cash only); the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five, and further details are available on the UCLA maps and directions page. For more information, contact Catherine Brown at 310.206.4608.
The UCLA Library offers "Music in the Rotunda" and other cultural programs at no cost to students, faculty, staff, and the community. For information on supporting the Library, contact the development office at email@example.com or 310.206.8526.
Friday, February 7
UCLA Strings Studios faculty Guillaume Sutre, Antonio Lysy, and Richard O'Neill return with their first-year students for this annual celebration featuring Vivaldi's Four Seasons along with other Baroque works, performed within the wonderful Powell Library acoustics. They will be joined by violin guest lecturer and UCLA alumnus Ji Young An. Admission is free but space is limited and reservations are required for those not affiliated with the student performers or the Herb Alpert School of Music. Online and phone reservations will be accepted beginning January 10.
Friday, February 14
Celebrate Valentine's Day listening to love songs from throughout the ages performed within the Powell Library rotunda! Co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA Sounds returns for a program of traditional songs of passion from the Renaissance through recent times. Reservations are not required.
Classical Guitarist Michael Nigro
Friday, February 28
UCLA Early Music Ensemble
Saturday, March 8
UCLA Choral Conducting Recital
Alexander Lloyd Blake and Han Na Jang, Conductors
Saturday, April 5
GuitAria: Peter Yates, Alexandra Grabarchuk, Guitar Vocal Duo
Saturday, May 17
Historical Dance in the Rotunda
Admission to the dances is free, but space is limited, and reservations are required; reservation instructions are in each listing. No experience is necessary; each event includes a historical dance workshop. Costumes are optional, but semi-formal or formal attire is encouraged. Information about additional dances sponsored by the UCLA Historical Ballroom Dance Club is available online.
The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $12 (cash only); the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five, and further details are available on the UCLA maps and directions page.
Saturday, February 1
Learn classic fifteenth- and sixteenth-century dances from Renaissance Italy under the Italian Romanesque dome of the Powell Library. Our guest instructor will be UCLA Professor Emerita Emma Lewis Thomas. All UCLA students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public are welcome; no dance experience is necessary, and there will be instruction throughout the evening. Attire can be costume, formal or semi-formal. Admission is free but space is limited and reservations are required; make a reservation online or call 310.206.4608 with your name and the number in your party.
Seventeenth Annual Jane Austen Ball
Saturday, May 31