Sound of Music

Sound of Music




Sound of Music
By Sally Sanders | April 16th, 2015

* = Things to do with children.

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.

Martha Davis and The Motels, Fri., April 17, 7:30 p.m., tickets $35;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Bluegrass Duo Dave and Emma Hart, Fri., April 17, 8 p.m., tickets $20 at the door, incl. wine and cheese, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20 Forest St., Stamford; uustamford.org or 203-348-0708.

Violinist Larry Deming, Sat., April 18, 1:30 p.m., works by J.S. Bach, Telemann and some fiddle tunes; Bethel Library, 19 Greenwood Ave.; reg. at bethellibrary.org or call 203-794-8756 x4.

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.

Pianist Don Alfano, recital featuring familiar and some unfamiliar classical works, Sun., April 19, 3 p.m.; free will donation; Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury; danbury.org/richter or 203-798-6319.

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

Fairfield University Orchestra Concert, Wed., April 22, 7:30 p.m., free;  Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 1-877-ARTS-396 or quickcenter.com.

Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble, Thur., April 23, 7:30 p.m., with guest Ryan Keberle, trombone, tickets $5, Gonzaga Hall Auditorium, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 203-254-4000 x2616.

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.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, Sat., April 25, 12:30 live, 6 p.m. encore, tickets $25, $20/srs., $10/children, students;  Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 1-877-ARTS-396 or quickcenter.com.

In My Life: The John Lennon Tribute, with Carlo Cantamessa, and special guest James Filgate, Sat., April 25, 8 p.m., one-night fundraiser for TheatreWorks New Milford; at New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Rd./Rte. 7, New Milford; tickets, 203-948-1059 or theatreworks.us

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

Connecticut Alliance for Music House Concert: The Errante/Cho Trio, Sun., April 26, 3 p.m., works by Brahms and Schubert; at a home in Fairfield; tickets $25; res., 203-319-8271 or camusic.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

Fairfield County Children’s Choir 20th Anniversary Concert of Favorite Songs: By Special Request, Sat., May 2, 7 p.m., Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue; tickets at the door, $15 & $20; or visit singfccc.org or call 203-414-4292.

Patti Lupone — The Lady with the Torch, Sat., May 2, 8 p.m., tickets $95-$55; Concert Hall at the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y.; artscenter.org or 914-251-6200.

Fran Cosmo, former lead singer with Boston, plus band mates Anton Cosmo and David Sikes, Sat., May 2, 8 p.m., plus special guest Kashmir, Led Zeppelin tribute band; tickets $48;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

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.

* 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 —May 30, June 20.