Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Songs of the social movement scheduled

Emily Benner, John Hopkins, Monica Swartout-Bebow, Teresa Clark, and Kevin Bylsma present "The Song Remembers When," a chronicle of 20th-century songs that gave voice to American social movements. The concert begins at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Great Gallery of the Toledo Museum of Art as part of the museum's It's Friday event. Also performing for It's Friday will be Swingmania from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Peristyle lobby.


The Rossford Community Show Choir performs at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday in the McAlear Activity Center of All Saints Catholic Church, 628 Lime City Rd., Rossford. Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for seniors and children 12 and under. Information: 419-666-1433.


The Maumee Valley Seaway Commanders perform at 1:59 p.m. and 7:59 p.m. Saturday in Perrysburg Junior High School, 550 East South Boundary St. Tickets are $12. Special guests for the show will include The Ritz, the 1991 International Quartet Champions from Northwest Ohio, and the Footnotes girls quartet from Sylvania Northview High School. Information: 419-476-6271 or 531-5678.


Masterworks Choral and the Toledo Ballet team up to present choreographed versions of Faure's "Requiem" and Basler's "Missa Kenya" at 8 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts of Owens Community College on Oregon Road. Tickets are $25 and $35. Information: 419-662-2787.


Samuel Szor leads the Toledo Choral Society in music of Puccini and Mozart at 3 p.m. Sunday in Corpus Christi University Parish, 2955 Dorr St. This marks the ensemble's 85th annual spring concert. Tickets, $10, will be available at the door. Information: 419-531-9483.


Pianist Samantha Biniker joins conductor Chelsea Tipton II and the Toledo Symphony in a family concert, featuring music of Ravel, Dvorak, Bernstein, and others at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Tickets are $15. Information: 419-246-8000.


The Chancel Choir presents music of Rutter and Billings at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in Christ Presbyterian Church, 4225 West Sylvania Ave.


Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins conductor Sir Andrew Davis in music of Grieg, Tippett, and Elgar at 8 p.m. today and tomorrow and 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Detroit's Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave. Tickets range from $15 to $105. Information: 313-576-5111.


Michigan Opera Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway. Tickets range from $26 to $113. Information: 313-237-7464.

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