Jazz Legend Diane Schuur

Soka Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA

A leading vocalist in contemporary jazz, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Nicknamed “Deedles” as a child (her mother’s endearment), Tacoma-born Schuur grew up steeped in traditional American jazz, courtesy of her parents’ formidable record collection with ample LPs by Duke Ellington and Dinah Washington. Dinah Washington is often listed as Schuur’s major vocal […]

$22.50 – $55

Judy Collins: Big Hits & Spellbound

Soka Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA

Cultural Icon Curates Night Of Songs From Milestone Album Of Originals and Hits from her 61-year Career. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Judy Collins is offering a once in a lifetime peek into her creative and personal continuums with the newly-announced concert series, Big Hits & Spellbound. This special long-form concert series features music themed around favorites from her six-decade […]

$45 – $80

Maria Schneider Orchestra Presents “Data Lords”

Soka Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA

Maria Schneider’s music has been hailed by critics as “evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous, imaginative, revelatory, riveting, daring, and beyond categorization.” Blurring the lines between genres, her varied commissioners stretch from Jazz at Lincoln Center, to The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, to the American Dance Festival, and include collaboration with David Bowie. She is among a […]

$31.50 – $80

Paul Williams

Soka Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA

Paul Williams is one of the most beloved and respected music creators in the world today. A lyricist and composer who has won an Oscar Award, three Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, an Ivor Novello International Award, and earned induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Williams’ timeless classics ranging from “We’ve Only Just Begun” […]

Kenny Barron

Soka Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA

Honored by The National Endowment for the Arts as a 2010 Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. The Los Angeles Times named him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and Jazz Weekly calls him “The most lyrical piano player of our time.” Barron has […]