Sound of Music

Sound of Music




Sound of Music
By sally | April 9th, 2015

* = Things to do with children.

Joan Armatrading, Solo Tour, Thur., April 9, 8 p.m., $75;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Cabaret at the Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; 203-325-4466: Cyrille Aimée, Fri., April 10, 8 p.m.

The Whiffenpoofs from Yale, with Danbury’s Martini Glass A Cappella, Fri., April 10, 8 p.m., tickets $30; The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.

Zappa Plays Zappa, Fri., April 10, 8 p.m., $125/VIP Sound Check Party, $75, $65;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Máirtin O’Connor Trio, Fri., April 10, 8 p.m., presented by the Shamrock Trad. Irish Music Society, at the Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St.; tickets $20; res., 203-362-5912 or email [email protected]

Orchestra New England Viennese Soiree, with soloist Gary Chapman performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2; Sat., April 11, 7:30 p.m., United Church on the Green, 270 Temple St., New Haven; tickets $20/35; orchestranewengland.org or 203-777-4690.

Roots Music in the Music Room: Willie Watson and Cricket Tell the Weather, Sat., April 11, 8 p.m., Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y., caramoor.org or 914-232-1252.

Israeli Canadian Guitarist/Composer Samuel Bonnet, Sat., April 11, 8 p.m., tickets $20, $18 seniors; Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue South Milford; milfordarts.org or newenglandguitar.org.

* 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 — April 12, May 30, June 20.

Jack Quartet, Sun., April 12, 3 p.m., tickets $45; Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y.; artscenter.org or 914-251-6200.

Vocalist Ashly Cruz, Broadway to Jazz, Sun., April 12, 3 p.m., Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury; free will donation; info., danbury.org/richter or 203-744-5144.

The Dorian Wind Quintet with pianist Spencer Myer, Sun., April 12, 3 p.m., tickets $25; Newtown Friends of Music at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., Newtown; newtownfriendsofmusic.org or 203-426-6470.

Community Sing-Along, Sun., April 12, 4-5 p.m., songbooks provided; First Congregational Church, Main St. at West Lane, Ridgefield; info., [email protected]

Candlelight Concert: Opus One, Sun., April 12, 4 p.m.; at the Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Rd., tickets, info., wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Singer/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov, with guest Jolie Holland, Sun., April 12, 8 p.m., $37.50;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Jobimfest, Celebrating the Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Brazilian composer, Tues., April 14, 7 p.m., The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield; free adm.

Taj Mahal Trio, Thur., April 16, 7:30 p.m., tickets $125 in adv.;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Over Here and Over There, music from World War I, Fri., April 17, 7-8:30 p.m., $15; Greenwich Historical Society Vanderbilt Education Center, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob; greenwichhistory.org or 203-869-6899 x10.

Lee Ann Womack, Sat., April 18, 8 p.m., $45;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Greenwich Symphony with pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, Sat., April 18, at 8 and Sun., April 19, at 4, Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Gluck-Mottl Ballet Suite No. 1 and Brahms’ Symphony No. 1; tickets $30, $10; Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Rd.; greenwichsym.org or 203-869-2664.

Sing-A-Long Sound of Music, Sat., April 18, 8 p.m. and Sun., April 19, 3 p.m., costume competition Sun. at 1:30; tickets $30, $15; PepsiCo Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y.; artscenter.org or 914-251-6200.

The Sanctuary Series at South Salem Presbyterian Church, 111 Spring St., South Salem, N.Y., concerts on Sundays at 3; info., thesanctuaryseries.org: The Goldbergs with Anthony Newman, the Goldberg Variations and Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue by J.S. Bach, April 19; The Romantic Virtuoso with Jeffrey Biegel, works by Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin, May 10.

Westchester Philharmonic with principal conductor Jaime Laredo, Sun., April 19, 3 p.m., works by Bach, Dvorak, Vivaldi and Haydn; The Concert Hall at the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y.; tickets, $30-$97; westchesterphil.org or 914-682-3707 x10.

Horszowski Trio,Sun., April 19, 4 p.m., works by Faure, Tower and Schubert; Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y.; caramoor.org or 914-232-1252.

Luke Wade, Sun., April 19, 7:30 p.m., $35;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

WCSU Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, Tues., April 21, 8 p.m., Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp

Judy Collins, Thur., April 23, 8 p.m., tickets $60;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

20th Annual WCSU Jazz Festival, April 23-25 at the Concert Hall of Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury: Thursday, 7 p.m., WCSU jazz faculty and select student groups; Friday, 7 p.m., guest artist Kenny Barron; Saturday, 7 p.m., WCSU Jazz Orchestra and the Jimmy Heath Big Band; tickets at wcsu.edu/tickets or 203-837-TIXX.

Music Shabbat at Temple Shearith Israel, “Holy Songs and Sounds” featuring the TSI Adult Choir with Cantor Deborah Katchko-Gray and Camerata D’Amici; community welcome; Fri., April 24, 7:30 p.m.; 46 Peaceable St., Ridgefield; tsiridgefield.org or 203-438-6589.

Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Fri., April 24, 8 p.m., $70;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart, Sat., April 25, 8 p.m., tickets $85, $70, $45; Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y., artscenter.org or 914-251-6200.

Stamford Symphony Orchestra with Pianist Hélène Grimaud, Sat., April 25, at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 26, at 3; tickets start at $22; Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1, C.P.E. Bach’s Symphony in F Major and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3; Kids under 18 free on Sun.; free MusiKids program Sun. at 2; Wolf Conservation Center Benefit Tickets $75; The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; stamfordsymphony.org or 203-325-4466.

WCSU New Music Ensemble and Perucssion Ensemble, Sun., April 26, 3 p.m., by donation; Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; info., wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp

New Westchester Symphony Orchestra, spring concert, Sun., April 26, 3 p.m., gen. adm. $10; at White Plains High School, 550 North St., White Plains, N.Y., newsymphony.org

Canticum Novum: The Unknown Region, Sun., April 26, 3 p.m., works by Brahms, Randall Thompson, David Lang, Vaughan Williams, John Adams andothers; South Salem Presbyterian Church, 111 Spring St., South Salem, N.Y.; tickets $20, $10/students, srs.; info., canticumnovum.org

Fountain Music Series: Spring Concert led by composer/conductor Keith Hampton, Sun., April 26, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, by the fountain on Main St. at West Lane, Ridgefield; info., firstcongregational.com or 203-438-8077.

* Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, recital and workshop for children, Sun., April 26, 4 p.m., at the Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave.; led by pianist Naomi Onda, with saxophonist Yuto Mitomi, vocalist Nagisa Karia and dancer Honomi Kuwana; adm. $10 at the door; res. and info., email [email protected]

* Bandjam 2015 Finals for middle and high school bands, Sun., April 26, 4 p.m., tickets $20, $15 students;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Broadway Sings! Something for Everyone music showcase featuring Ellen Zimmer Lewis, Sarah Bleasdale, Jim Fredericks and Richard Weidlich, Sun., April 26, 4 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2810 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford; $25 gen. adm., $20/srs., students; info., stfrancisstamford.org

Classical Guitarist Ana Vidovic, Sun., April 26, 4 p.m., tickets $30;Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave.; westportartscenter.org or 203-222-7070.

Mike Scott, Waterboys founder, with David Hood, Zach Ernst, Ralph Salmins, Steve Wickham and Paul Brown, Mon., April 27, 8 p.m., wine tasting in the lobby at 7:15; tickets $50;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

Daughtry, with Chris Daughtry, Tues., April 28, 8 p.m.; tickets $90, $75, $65, $55;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

WCSU Symphonic Band, Wed., April 29, 8 p.m., Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; info., wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp

REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music, works by Handel, Telemann, Vivaldi, Goldberg and Veracini, Sun., May 3, 5 p.m., tickets $35, $30, $10/students, $5/child 5-12 w/parent; Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Route 22/Route 172, Bedford, N.Y.; rebelbaroque.com or 914-734-9537.