PERFORMING ARTS: Local theater listings

BALCH AUDITORIUM: 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. (909) 607-2671.

—Friday, April 4: Friday Noon Concert featuring music by Schoenberg and Pärt. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, April 11: Friday Noon Concert featuring Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1. 12:15 p.m.

BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box-office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (909) 607-1139. Tickets may be purchased online; you can easily choose seats at

—March 14 and 15: Claremont High School Choir Department presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid In Concert. $8 for general admission or $7 with CHS ASB card. 7 p.m.  For more information and to purchase tickets, call (909) 624-9053, ext. 30462. Tickets are not available through the Bridges Auditorium box office. Tickets are only available through the Claremont High School.

—Saturday, April 5: Western Semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate a cappella. This family-friendly event will feature the top two placing groups from each of the five Western Quarterfinal events who will compete for first-place and to continue on to the International Finals in New York. 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at, or through the box office.

BRIDGES HALL OF MUSIC: Pomona College, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. (909) 607-2671.

—Saturday, March 15: Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra conducted by Roger Samuel presents “A Concert for Children Featuring the Music of Russia” with special guest appearance of Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Experience the music of the Nutcracker Ballet, the 1812 Overture and more. Arrive early to see the instruments of the orchestra up close. Enjoy 60 minutes of fun music for all ages with audience participation and prizes. 10:30 a.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (909) 624-3614.

—Sunday, March 16: Free Claremont Symphony Orchestra concert titled, “Let’s Dance” with orchestra associate conductor Ruth Charloff. Selections include Tchaikovsky’s Waltz from Eugene Onegin, Arnold’s Four Cornish Dances and Delibes’ Sylvia Ballet Suite. 3:30 p.m.

­—Sunday, March 30: Chamber Music of Aaron Copland featuring pianist Robert Edward Thies and members of the Long Beach Symphony. Music from “The Red Pony” and “Rodeo.” 8 p.m.


LYMAN HALL: Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont.

—Wednesday, April 2: Student recital. 8:15 p.m.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: Fax: (909) 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.




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