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Director Selects: A look back at the 2023 Jazz at Naz festival

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  April 7, 2023

Jazz at Naz, 2nd edition, has wrapped. We can confidently say the festival was a success, concluding with a sold out debut performance by Samara Joy.


CSUN Symphony will join Serj Tankian, additional vocalists, in world premiere of “Invocations”

   By Marie Estrada   posted:  March 31, 2023

Serj Tankian, a proud Cal State Northridge (CSUN) alumnus, returns to The Soraya for a concert with his alma mater’s own orchestra, the CSUN Symphony.


Director Selects: Conrad Tao details the anatomy of his April 6 concert, created just for The Soraya

   By Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 17, 2023

Pianist Conrad Tao began touring the world when he was still a teenager. Still a young twenty-something prodigy today, Tao’s imagination and intellect are as evident as his musical virtuosity.


Director Selects: Serj Tankian to premiere "Invocations" on April 29

   By Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 16, 2023

Some artists stick to their lane, while others keep morphing, ever-curious and ever-creative. Serj Tankian is definitely the latter.


Director Selects: Looking ahead to classical in The Soraya’s 23-24 Season

   By Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 11, 2023

Since the pandemic, much of the touring typically done by major international orchestras has been curtailed.


Disney’s Aladdin turns 30, plus Lea Salonga’s return to The SorayaDiscover a whole new world of Disney magic with three spring concerts at The Soraya

   By Marie Estrada   posted:  March 7, 2023

This spring The Soraya gives audiences a 360 view of Disney’s Aladdin, with three concerts related to the beloved film.Originally released on November 25, 1992, the Academy Award-winning movie saw...


Treelogy's Feb. 23 Premiere at The Soraya

   The Soraya Marketing   posted:  March 6, 2023

Two years of artistic collaboration blossomed onstage Thursday, Feb. 23, in the premiere of Treelogy — "a sublime, classical ode to California’s redwoods, sequoias and Joshua trees," according to the...


Chatting with Choreographer Kyle Abraham

   by Debra Levine   posted:  February 15, 2023

Kyle Abraham’s name tops any list of most-exciting American choreographers to have emerged in the millennium.


Director Selects: "Treelogy" & MusiKaravan's homage to the Joshua tree "Treelogy" premieres Feb. 23 at The Soraya

   by Thor Steingraber   posted:  February 3, 2023

As an avid hiker, I experience the same thing out in the wilderness that I often experience in the concert hall – wonder and awe.  The transformative power of beauty cannot be underestimated, no matter its source.  


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