Pencil This In: Twelfth Night at Hollywood Forever, Salute to Yamaha Pianos and Urban Death
Chalk Rep’s Twelfth Night opens tonight at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity integrates indie folk rock and a high fashion sensibility. The play runs weekends through Feb. 28. Tickets are $30, but there are pay-what-you-can performances on Super Bowl Sunday at 7 pm and Sat., Feb. 13th at 2 pm.
Musicians salute Yamaha tonight at 8:30 pm at REDCAT. Yamaha Piano All-Star Revue features great contemporary pianists honor Yamaha's legacy with a program ranging from Romantic literature to new music to contemporary jazz. Pianists include Anna Grinberg, Danny Holt, Milen Kirov, David Roitstein, David Rosenboom, Juris Vikovs, and Liam Viney, performing pieces by Radiohead, Graham Fitkin, Rachmaninov, Peteris Vasks, Shaun Naidoo, Marc Lowenstein, Kirov and Rosenboom.
The new wild Up musical ensemble debuts tonight at Jensen's Recreation Center in Echo Park, under the direction of 26-year-old Christopher Rountree. The evening features a musical timeline that begins with J.S. Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto" (1721) and ends with Radiohead's "In Rainbows" (2007). 8 pm (Doors at 7:30 pm, with cash bar serving beer and wine). Tickets: $20, $15 students.