|Area Arts Events: 03-14-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 14 March 2013 10:02|
BGSU string quartet plays St. Pat's Day show at Way
PERRYSBURG - Way Library will host the Bowling Green State University Graduate String Quartet for a special free St. Patrick's Day concert on the main level of the library Sunday, at 2 p.m.
Members of the quartet are: Xinya Zhou, cello, Vladimir Gebe, violin, Kyla Witt, viola, and Kai-Wei Chen, violin.
On the program will be: Freanz Schubert's Quartet in C Minor; Bedrich Smetana's Quartet in E Minor "From My Life," and Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff's "Five Pieces for String Quartet."
In observance of the Irish holiday, the quartet will entertain with classical arrangements of the stirring "Londonderry Air," "You Raise Me Up," and "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."
Perrysburg troupe casts 'Joseph' at March auditions
PERRYSBURG - Auditions for the Perrysburg Musical Theatre's production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will be held March 23 and 24 at the Next Stage Studios.
Auditions will be on March 23 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for children ages 6-13. Callback dance auditions for children will be from 12:30-2 p.m the same day. There will be no callbacks for children's choir.
Auditions for adult males ages 13 and up will be March 23 from 2:30 p.m.- 4 p.m; and adult women auditions for ages 13 and up will be from 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Adult callbacks will be March 24 at 1 p.m.
Children will be singing a song from the show that will be posted in the audition packet found online at www.PerrysburgMusicalTheatre.org. Adults should prepare a 90-second cut of a song from the show or in that style.
The show will be directed and choreographed by Clark Ausloos and staged June 20-23.
Way library to screen
documentary on Harper Lee
PERRYSBURG - "Harper Lee: Hey, Boo," a documentary about the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," will be shown at Way Library Thursday March 21 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a discussion as part of the Reel Opinions series.
The series is offered in conjunction with WGTE Public Media.
The "American Masters" documentary chronicles how "To Kill a Mockingbird" came to be written and provides the context and history of the Deep South where it is set. It also gives new insight into the life and mind of Harper Lee, including why she never published again.
The film will be shown at 10:30 a.m., and a discussion will immediately follow.
Glass egg workshop set
HOLLAND - The Firenation Glass Studio and Gallery, 7166 Front St. will hold an egg workshop March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
No experience is necessary. Registration and deposit required. Cost $40.
Methodist church hosting BGSU men's chorus concert
PERRYSBURG - The Bowling Green State University Men's Chorus will perform a concert of sacred and secular music at First United Methodist Church, 200 W. Second St., at 3 p.m. this Sunday.
The program spans from classical music to African folkdance, from Benjamin Britten to barbershop, and from German part-songs to spirituals. The program includes Britten's "The Ballad of Little Musgrave," Franz Schubert's "Die Nacht," Ola Gjeilo's "Ubi Caritas et Amor," Nancy Hill Cobb's "And Draw Her Home with Music," "Kpanlongo" with African percussion, motets by Thomas Tallis and G.F. Handel, and the spirituals "Go Down, Moses" and "Plenty Good Room" by Moses Hogan.
The 70-voice touring chorus is conducted by Timothy Cloeter.
Masterworks Chorale presents multilingual set of songs
TOLEDO - The Masterworks Chorale will present "All Things French, German and Italian" on March 16 at 8 p.m. at St. Michael's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4718 Brittany Road.
The program includes Duruflé's Requiem, as well as pieces by Bach, Brahms, Schubert, Monteverdi, Rossini and Palestrina.
Tickets are $25 for reserved seats, $20 for general admission and $12 for students. Call (419) 242-2787 or visit www.valentinetheatre.com. Call (419) 242-0800 for group discounts.
Youth orchestra members to perform with Toledo Symphony
TOLEDO - The Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform a side-by-side concert with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle.
This concert will feature the youth symphony's Philharmonic and Symphonic orchestras collaborating with the members of the Toledo Symphony, under the direction of Jeffrey Pollock, Ken Thompson and Wasim Hawary.
The program features works by Gustav Holst, Modest Mussorgsky, Johannes Brahms, and Antonin Dvorak.
Also featured will be the winners of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra League Young Artist Competition, Isabel Kwon, cello, Valerie Peng, violin, and Zachary Brandon, violin.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
For more information, please call Bri Michalko, TSYO coordinator, at (419) 418-0050.
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