March 1, 2015

Sound of Music

  * = Things to do with children.

Over Here and Over There: Music of WWI, musical performance in connection with the exhibit Greenwich Faces the Great War, Thur., Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 1, 4 p.m.; tickets $15; Greenwich Historical Society Vanderbilt Education Center, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob; tickets, greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899 x10.

Rick Springfield, Thur., Feb. 26, 8 p.m., tickets $90, $85;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

WCSU Jazz Combos, Fri., Feb. 27, 7 p.m., donations accepted; Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp

Jimkata, Fri., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

North Mississippi Allstars & Anders Osborne Present N.M.O., Fri., Feb. 27, doors at 7, show at 8;  ages 18 and older; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

Gary Mullen & The Works, One Night of Queen, Fri., Feb. 27, 8 p.m.,  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

WCSU Woodwind Festival, Sat., Feb. 28, free master classes for all ages from 2 to 5 p.m.; Dances with Winds, WCSU Symphony Band featuring faculty members performing Villa-Lobos, 7 p.m.; Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, invol, wcsu.edu/tickets or 203-837-TIXX.

New Haven Symphony Classics Series: Family Series: Carnival of the Animals, Sat., Feb. 28, Davis Street School, 35 Davis St., New Haven, and Sun., March 1, Shelton Intermediate School, 675 Constitution Blvd. North, Shelton; info., newhavensymphony.org or call 203-865-0831 x15.

Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, Sat., Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $75, $55, $35; Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave.; tickets through Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Night at the Opera with the New Haven Chorale and Connecticut Concert Opera, Sat., Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Battell Chapel, Elm and Chapel Streets, New Haven; adm., $20 at the door.

A Little Night Music, an evening of selected chamber works by the great romantic and neo-romantic composers, Sat., Feb. 28, 8 p.m., tickets $25/general $10/students; at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside; res., stcath.org or 203-637-3661.

Time for Three, string trio with a wide-ranging repertoire, Sat., Feb. 28, 8 p.m.; tickets $45, $40, $35;  Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 1-877-ARTS-396 or quickcenter.com.

* Curiosity Concerts, Season 2 of free family classical music concert series; space limited at many venues and adv. reg. is required, visit curiosityconcerts.org: upcoming concerts —  March 1, March 22, April 12, May 30, June 20.

Clarinetist Narek Arutuynian, clarinetist, Sun., March 1, 3-5 p.m., presented by the Westport Arts Center at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport; tickets $30, $10 for students; westportartscenter.org or 203-222-7070.

Young Artist Series Piano Concert featuring Fanya Lin, Sun., March 1, 3 p.m., featuring works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Bach; adm. free; complimentary tickets required;  Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 1-877-ARTS-396 or quickcenter.com.

Fountain Music Series at the First Congregational Church of Ridgefield, West Lane/Main St.; firstcongregational.com or 203-438-8077: Turkish vocalist Merve Nur Sari, Sun., March 1, 4 p.m., accomp. by Hasan Isakkut on the kanun.

Songs of the Civil War with Anonymous 4, the femal vocal quartet, Sun., March 1, 4 p.m., tickets $40, $30; $15/under 18; Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Myrtle Ave. at Church Lane, Westport; res., 203-227-0827 or chtwestport.org/tickets.

Arrival: The Music of Abba, Sun., March 1, 7 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; palacestamford or 203-325-4466.

Uriah Heep, hard rock/heavy metal, Sun., March 1, 8 p.m., tickets $50; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Dana Fuchs Band, Fri., March 6, 7:30 p.m.;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Tony DeSare, “rising star” male vocalist, Fri., March 6, 8 p.m.; tickets $65, $55;  The Palace, Stamford Center for the Arts, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; palacestamford.org or 203-325-4466.

Orchestra New England, “On Demand” concert (visit website, orchestranewengland.org), Sat., March 7, 7:30 p.m., tickets $35 and $20; Battell Chapel, 400 College St., New Haven; 203-777-4690.

Los Lobos with Alejandro Escovedo, Fri., March 6, 8 p.m., doors at 7; age 18 and older; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com or 877-987-6487.

Wynonna Judd, Fri., March 6, 8 p.m., tickets $90;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Tony DeSare, Fri., March 6, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; palacestamford.org or 203-325-4466.

WestConn State U. Alumni Night, Sat., March 7, 7 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hlal, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; info, wcsu.edu/sypa/events.asp

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room: Julian Lage, Sat., March  7, 7:30-9 p.m., pre-reg., arrive by 7:20; sugg. donation $10; Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd.; wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Connecticut Symphonic Winds: Celebration 2015, Sat., March 7, 7:30 p.m., free; pre-concert flute ensemble recital at 7 p.m.; Roger Ludlowe Middle School Theater, 689 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield; info., ctsymphonicwinds.org or call 203-386-1625.Marc Berger and RIDE, Sat., March 7, 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m.; $20; Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Ave. South; visit marcbergermusic.com or 203-878-6647.

The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra: The Rat Pack, with Sal Viviano, Nat Chandler and Eric Jordan Young, with Gerald Steichen, music director and conductor, Sat., March 7, 8 p.m., Clune Auditorium, Wilton High School, Rte. 7; tickets starting at $25, ridgefiefieldsymphony.org or 203-438-3889.

Kat Edmonson, Sat., March 7, 8 p.m.; wine sampling in the lobby at 7:15 (No. 109 Cheese & Wine);  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Big Band hits, Sat., March 7, 2:30 p.m., Hamden Middle School, 2623 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, and Sun., March 8, 3 p.m., Shelton Intermediate, 675 Constitution Blvd. North, Shelton; Ansel Adams, Bernstein & Brubeck, featuring Chris Brubeck, NHSO Artist in Residence/trombone, Thur., March 12, 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven; Sat, March 14, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center at Middletown High School, 200 La Rosa Lane, Middletown; newhavensymphony.org or 203-865-.0831 x21.

Spring Concerts @the Library: The Fontenay Chamber Singers, Sun., March 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m., works by Mozart, Dvorak, Debussy; donations at the door; The Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge, N.Y.; 914-764-5085.

Norwalk Symphony Family Concert Sun., March 8, 3 p.m., with Jingyi Yang, Concerto Compeition Winner, playing Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, also Holst’s Jupiter and John Williams’ Imperial March and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter” at Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave.; res., norwalksymphony.org or call 203-956-6771.

Andy McKee, acoustic guitar, Thur., March 12, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $38 in adv.; StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Caladh Nua, St. Patrick’s Day performance, Fri., March 13, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $25; Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan; silvermineart.org or 203-966-9700.

Band Together: Beatles, Stones & The British Invasion, benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter, Fri., March 13, 7:45;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The Official Blues Brothers Revue, Sat., March 14, 8 p.m., tickets $47.50;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Aztec Two Step: The ‘Second Step’ Album 40th Anniversary Show, Sat., March 14, 8 p.m.,doors open at 7:30; Voices Cafe at the Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Rd.; tickets $25 in adv., $30/door; children 12 and under, free; voicescafe.org or 203-227-7205 x14.

The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue, Sat., March 14, 8 p.m., tickets $32; The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.

Stamford Symphony Orchestra, with the Greenwich Choral Society, Sat., March 14, 8 p.m. and Sun., March 15, 3 p.m., Glass’s Symphony No. 3 and Mozart’s Requiem; tickets start at $22; kids under 18 free on Sunday, free interactive MusiKids program on Sun. at 2; res., stamfordsymphony.org or 203-325-4466.

The Met Live in HD: Rossini’s La Donna del Lago, Sun., March 15, at noon; tickets $25/adult, $20/sr., $15/student;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Guitar Duo Vignola  Raniolo, Sun., March 15, 3:30 p.m., Peterson Concert Series at Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium, 101 West Putnam Ave.; free adm., doors open at 3.

The Three Faces of Bach: Manhattan Brass, Sun., March 15, 4 p.m., sugg. contribution $15; Joyful Noise Series at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Ave., Stamford; stjohnnelca.org/joyfulnoise.html or 203-322-0066.

Phil Lesh 75th Birthday Celebration, concerts March 15, 16, 18 and 19 at The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; tickets, thecapitoltheatre.com or 877-987-6487.