|Area Arts Events: 09-19-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 19 September 2013 08:57|
Top jazz talent joining forces for Robinwood show
TOLEDO - A band of regional jazz all stars will perform Friday at 9 p.m. at the Robinwood Concert House, 2564 Robinwood.
The band led by saxophonist and composer David Bixler features, saxophonist Andrew Bishop, pianist Tad Weed, bassist Jeff Halsey, drummer Roger Schupp and percussionist Olman E Piedra.
All have performed internationally, and continue to be first call players for visiting performers in the region.
Donations will be accepted.
Redl's light display focus of tonight's museum panel
TOLEDO - Artist Erwin Redl will be a guest tonight at 7 for a panel discussion in the Toledo Museum of Art's GlasSalon to discuss his recent Guest Artist Pavilion Project and the conception and production of his installation, "Floating, in Silence, "currently on view in the Glass Pavilion Courtyard.
The museum's Associate Director Amy Gilman leads the panel discussion.
The blown glass spheres are hollow and filled halfway with red liquid. The movement of the whole array of spheres is reflected in the movement of the red liquid in each sphere. As the suspended spheres move within the space, the liquid responds to the movement and maintains a perfectly flat surface within each sphere. Although no electricity is used, the illumination of the objects by natural light creates a unique and ever-changing display of light, color, and shadow.
"Somehow the installation has a musical quality," said Redl, who has a studio in Bowling Green. "The spheres become notes. The aircraft cables are strings precisely tuned and aligned. It's so much about imagining the wind moving the spheres not only visually but also aurally."
Toledo Symphony opens season with Rachmaninoff
TOLEDO - The Toledo Symphony Orchestra opens its 70th season with an all-Rachmaninoff program Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle.
The program will feature pianist Philippe Bianconi performing Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto.
The orchestra, conducted by Stefan Sanderling, will open the concert with" Symphonic Dances," a showpiece for individual members of the symphony.
Tickets start at $22, and can be purchased at ToledoSymphony.com or by calling 419-246-8000.
Early music ensemble plays Spanish music at cathedral
TOLEDO - The noted early music ensemble Alba will perform Sunday at 3 p.m. at Rosary Cathedral,2535 Collingwood Blvd.
The New York based consort will perform the music of Medieval Spain in a program of Iberian music of the La Convivencia, the period from the eighth through 15th centuries when Christians, Jews and Muslims lived side by side.
The consort's four members will present instrumental and vocal music demonstrating the intermingling of the cultures and religions of Europe and the Middle East. This cultural amalgam was particularly fruitful in Toledo, Spain and surrounding regions.
The ALBA Consort has been hailed as one of the outstanding early music ensembles in the United States. They perform on authentic instruments such as the vielle, lute and oud and are expert interpreters of this medieval musical style.
The suggested freewill donation is $10t.
Photography for artists workshop offered at Owens
Margaret Lockwood-Lass, area artist and digital photo instructor at Owens Community College, will present a two-part workshop to help area artists improve taking photos of their artwork Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the college's Center of Fine and Performing Arts, 30335 Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
She will also discuss in a separate session adjusting computer settings to make high quality, color-accurate images. The photography workshop will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. and the computer session will be noon to 3 p.m.
The workshop is presented by PRIZM in collaboration with the Owens photography club.
Registration is available on the PRIZM website www.MyPrizm.com under the registration tab.
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