|Area Arts Events: 04-18-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 18 April 2013 10:35|
Bowling Green Philharmonia ready to revel in Ravel Sunday
The Bowling Green Philharmonia, directed by Emily Freeman Brown, will present its Grand Finale Philharmonia Concert Sunday 3 p.m. in Bowling Green State University's Kobacker Hall.
The program will celebrate the music of Maurice Ravel including his "Scheherezade" featuring soprano Jennifer Goode Cooper, of the BGSU faculty.
The concert opens with the French composer's "Alborado del gracioso" and closes with his "Bolero."
The University Choral Society joins the orchestra for Aaron Copland's "Old American Songs."
Rounding out the concert will be Benjamin Britten's "Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes."
Tickets are $10 from (419) 372-8171 and www.bgsu.edu/arts.
HeeBeeBGs reunion to benefit Relay for Life
The HeeBeeBGs are reuniting for two free concerts this weekend to benefit the Relay for Life of Southern Wood County.
The male a cappella group, which was active on the Bowling Green State University campus from January, 2007 to September, 2010, will perform Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at St Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 S. College St. in Bowling Green.
The group performed popular songs from many different eras, including hits like: "In the Still of the Night", "It's a Blue World",, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch", and their own "Cartoon Schmedley."
Musical acts to perform at Pemberville's Higher Ground
PEMBERVILLE - Two groups of musicians will perform Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. at Higher Ground Coffee Shop 222 E. Front St,
From 8 to 10 p.m. Don Pfouts and Sue Belcik from Northwood Ohio will be singing old favorites accompanied on the keyboard and bass.
From 10 to 11 p.m. young artist Ben Vasko, "The Stairwell" will perform his original music on the acoustic guitar. His first album can be sampled on Reverbnation.com/thestairwell.
Youth orchestra on stage
TOLEDO - The Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestra, currently in its 63rd year, will perform Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Start High School.
The concert will feature the Concert and Philharmonic orchestras directed by Wasim Hawary and Bob Mirakian performing works by Holst, Mussorgsky, Brahms, and Dvorak.
Also featured will be the winners of the Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestra's Concerto Competition: Joanna Peng, cello, Robert Myak, cello, and Cole Roberson, guitar, playing concertos by Edouard Lalo, Edward Elgar and Antonio Vivaldi.
The TSYO currently serves 200 students from more than 40 schools in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. The concert is free.
Owens Findlay exhibit opens
FINDLAY - Art students at Owens Community College's Findlay-area campus will show their work in the Spring Student Art Exhibition, "Our Best Yet" in the Library Gallery opening Monday.
Students from Hardin Central Elementary School in Kenton will also display work.
"An Evening of the Arts at Owens" will be presented Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. in the library.
The exhibit includes design work and photography. Those exhibiting include: Sarah Marshall, Robert Pryor and Rochelle Dillow, all of Fostoria, and Ambre Martinez of Bowling Green.
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