COVID-19 event changes in SoCal arts: A running list

This resource is offered as an ongoing reference of postponements, cancellations and more, and while it cannot be entirely comprehensive, we’ll do our best to stay on top of the local updates. Please Contact us if you’d like your organization to be included, or if we need to update your event listing on our vocal events calendar.

ALWAYS check the presenter’s website for the most up-to-date information, and take all appropriate precautions before venturing out. Above all, please STAY HOME if you’re not feeling well, and stay positive as we all struggle through this difficult time.


Here’s the list of organizations we’ve heard from. For your convenience, we’re not limiting this list to those who present vocal events. This post will be updated throughout March and April 2020, at least, as new information becomes available:

Angeles ChoraleNext performances are scheduled for April 4 & 5 — stay tuned. Website
Boston Court PasadenaAll performances canceled through 3/30. Their currently schedule play, Passion, is expected to resume its run on April 2. Website
Brightwork newmusicThe concert scheduled for 3/17 has been postponed. Website
Chorale Bel CantoConcert scheduled for 3/14 has been postponed. Keep an eye on the website for updates.
The Colburn SchoolAll in-person instruction, performances and events have been suspended until at least April 13. Website
The Festival SingersThe H.M.S. co-production with South Coast Symphony and Lyric Opera of Orange County has been postponed, with the new date TBA. Website
Five Senses TastingsTheir 3/15 event has been transformed into a first (and very innovative) “virtual tasting”. Register for free, and make sure you’re on their mailing list!
The GettyThe Getty Center and the Getty Villa will both be closed as of 3/14, until further notice. Website
Hear Now Music FestivalThe UCLA Philharmonia concert that was slated to start the fest on April 23 will be postponed, due to UCLA closures through April 10. The organizers currently plan to continue events scheduled for April 24-May 3, and will make further announcements as needed. Website
Independent Opera CompanyPerformances of Die Fledermaus scheduled for 3/13 and 3/14 have been canceled. Website
The IndustryRemaining performances of Sweet Land have been canceled as of March 13. Check the production’s website for continuing updates.
JacarandaThe concert scheduled for Saturday, 3/14 has been canceled. Website
JouyssanceThe concert scheduled for Sunday, 3/15 has been canceled. Website
KaleidoscopeAll performances canceled for March and April. Website
L.A. Choral LabThe concert scheduled for 4/26, Past Life Melodies, has been postponed. Website
LA Master ChoraleEvents canceled: Faure Requiem (March 28 & 29), Gala 2020 (April 18), High School Choir Festival (May 1). Website
La Mirada TheatreAll programming canceled through March 31. Website
LA OperaThe final performance of Roberto Devereaux, previously scheduled for March 14, has been canceled. Website
LA Public LibrariesAll programming is canceled through March 31, and libraries are closed through that date.
ALOUD events have been canceled through 4/30. Website
Long Beach OperaAll events have been cancelled for March and April, per closures by the City of Long Beach. Get on LBO’s mailing list or keep an eye on their website for updates.
Los Angeles Children’s ChorusAll activities on hiatus through at least March 30. Website
Lyric Opera Orange CountyThe H.M.S. co-production with South Coast Symphony and The Festival Singers has been postponed, with the new date TBA. Website
The Music CenterAll venues have been closed until at least March 31. Read the Scoop or check the Music Center’s website. See also websites and announcements for individual organizations and venues.
Pacific ChoraleThe concert scheduled for 3/21 has been canceled. Website
Pacific Lyric AssociationTheir monthly “third Thursday” program, OpenMic, has been canceled for 3/19, and the organizers hope to bring it back in April. Website
Pasadena Master ChoraleMarch concerts have been postponed. Website
Sacred Fools TheaterAll programming canceled through March 31. Website
San Diego OperaAll performances canceled through 3/31, including the entire run of The Aging Magician. Website
San Gabriel Valley Choral CompanyThe concert previously scheduled for 3/21 has been moved to June 6. Website
The SorayaThe performing arts center at CSUN, in accordance with restrictions announced by the university, has canceled all public activity through 4/17, with additional cancellations after that date. Website
South Coast SymphonyThe H.M.S. co-production with The Festival Singers and Lyric Opera of Orange County has been postponed, with the new date TBA. Website
UCLA Center for the Art of PerformanceAll performances have been canceled from 3/10 thru 4/10. Website
Verdi ChorusThe concerts scheduled for 4/18-19, Opera Gets Real, have been postponed. Website
Vox FeminaThe concerts scheduled for 3/14 & 3/15 have been canceled. Website
The WallisBeverly Hills’ neighborhood PAC has canceled all performances through at least 3/31. Website

Last updated: 3/14/20, 6:20pm

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