This week in the arts
Sunday March 25, 2012 5:31 AMCLASSICAL MUSIC
â¢ The Conservatory of Music at Capital University will present the Carlisle Floyd opera Susannah at 2 p.m. today in the Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. Tickets cost $15 to $20 at the Ohio Theatre box office (614-469-0939) and Ticketmaster outlets.
â¢ The finals of the Opera Columbus Irma M. Cooper Vocal Competition will begin at 2 p.m. today in Weigel Hall, 1866 College Rd., on the Ohio State University campus. Admission is free. Call 614-461-8101 or visit www.operacolumbus.org.
â¢ The Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University will perform Mozartâs Sinfonia Concertante, featuring violinist David Edge and violist Steven Wedell, and Brahmsâ Symphony No. 1 at 2 p.m. today in Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville. Tickets cost $20. Call 614-899-9000 or visit www.westervillesymphony.org.
â¢ Pianist Richard Lopez, a faculty member at Denison University, will perform a free recital at 3 p.m. today in Burke Hall, 240 W. Broadway, Granville. For more information, call Pam Hughes, 740-587-6220, or visit www.denison.edu.
â¢ The Otterbein Singers will perform a free concert at 5 p.m. today in Church of the Master United Methodist, Main and Grove streets, Westerville. Call 614-823-1508 or visit www.otterbein.edu/music.
â¢ âInspired by the Bardâ will feature the Columbus Symphony, mezzo-soprano Michele Losier and soprano Alisa Suzanne Jordheim in music inspired by Shakespeare, with women from the Columbus Symphony Chorus and actors from CATCO-Phoenix, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. next Sunday in the Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St. Tickets cost $15.50 to $68. Call 614-228-8600.
â¢ The Capital Pride Concert Band will present âA Musical Celebration of the Columbus Bicentennialâ at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. Tickets cost $18 to $22 at Ticketmaster.
â¢ Guest cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan will join the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in performing Haydnâs Cello Concerto in D Major at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield. Tickets cost $12 to $48. Call 937-328-3874 or visit www.springfieldsym.orgDANCE
â¢ âIt could happenâ â" a four-hour dance, music, video, performance event organized by cocoloupedance â" will start at noon next Sunday in Feverhead, 1199 Goodale Blvd. Admission is $5. Visit www.feverhead.com.
â¢ The Denison University Music Department will present a free spring jazz concert at 7âp.m. Saturday in Burke Hall, 240 W. Broadway, on the Granville campus. For more information, call Pam Hughes at 740-587-6220 or visit www. denison.edu.
â¢ The Bill Morrison film The Great Flood â" detailing the 1927 disaster that displaced thousands along the Mississippi River â" will accompany live music by guitarist-composer Bill Frisell and a modern-jazz quartet at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Drake Centerâs Thurber Theatre, 1849 Cannon Dr. Tickets cost $15 to $18. Call 614-292-3535 or visit www.wexarts.org.POPULAR MUSIC
â¢ Denison University music professor and fiddler Andy Carlson will present a program titled âAmerican Journeyâ with colleague and guitarist Casey Cook at 3 p.m. today in the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St. Admission is free. Call 614-221-6801 or visit www.columbusmuseum.org.
â¢ The California heavy-metal foursome DevilDriver will headline an evening of music tonight that includes the Faceless, 3 Inches of Blood and Impending Doom in the Alrosa Villa, 5055 Sinclair Rd. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 (with a $65 meet-and-greet option available) at the venue and Ticketmaster.
â¢ Going strong at age 85, bluegrass banjo icon Ralph Stanley will perform as part of the âRetro Roots Tourâ alongside the Seldom Scene and Jim Lauderdale at 7 tonight in the Midland Theatre, 36 N. Park Place, Newark. Tickets cost $19.50 to $47.50. Call 740-345-5483 or visit www. midlandtheatre.org.
â¢ Texas indie-rock songwriter Ben Kweller will perform on Monday in the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. Doors will open at 8âp.m. Tickets cost $18, or $20 the day of the show. Call 614-461-5483 or visit www.promowestlive.com.
â¢ The London indie-pop outfit Fanfarlo will entertain at 9âp.m. Tuesday in Skullyâs Music-Diner, 1151 N. High St. Ticket cost $10, or $12 the day of the show â" plus $3 for ages 18 to 20. Call 614-291-8856 or visit www.bencopresents. com.
â¢ Peter Case and Paul Collins will perform fare from their former 1970s-era bands â" the Nerves and the Breakaways, respectively â" as well as cuts from each playerâs other group, the Plimsouls and the Beat, at 9 p.m. Tuesday in Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. Tickets cost $15, or $18 the day of the show. Call 614-262-6001 or visit www. facebook.com/aceofcupsbar.
â¢ Spend an evening with the lovely lasses of the Irish classical-crossover ensemble Celtic Woman at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St. Tickets cost $33 to $72 at the venue and Ticketmaster.
â¢ The husband-and-wife blues-rock duo Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi â" who front the 11-member Tedeschi Trucks Band â" will show some love at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Palace Theatre. Tickets cost $45 to $65 at the venue and Ticketmaster.
â¢ Celebrate the coming of spring with the breezy reggae sounds of Rebelution, performing to celebrate its recent Peace of Mind release, on Thursday in the Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $17.50, or $20 the day of the show. Call 614-461-5483 or visit www.promowestlive.com.
â¢ A key player on the scandalous Gossip Girl series, singer-actress Taylor Momsen â" who is also the bad-girl frontwoman of the New York alt-rock band the Pretty Reckless â" will show her saucy side on Saturday in the Newport Music Hall. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15, or $17 the day of the show. Call 614-461-5483 or visit www.promowestlive.com.THEATER
â¢ Bread & Circus Theatre Company will present Black Coffee, a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie about a murder in a physicistâs home, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. next Sunday â" and through April 15 â" at 3103 W. Broad St. Tickets cost $12. Call 614-464-6809 or visit www.bctco.org.
â¢ Columbus Childrenâs Theatre will present Color a Story, the 28th Child Writing Project of short stories by Ohio elementary-school students as adapted by the touring company, at 3âp.m. Saturday and next Sunday in the Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St. Tickets for the show, suggested for age 3 and older, cost $10. Call 614-224-6672 or visit www.colschildrenstheatre.org.
â¢ New York performer Amy Wolk will present her one-woman cabaret show, We Can Wolk It Out, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave. Tickets cost $30. Call 614-231-2731 or visit www.jccgalleryplayers.org.
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