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Published: Thursday, 11/9/2006

Medieval, Renaissance works to be performed

Musica Antigua de Toledo presents "Dances, Dirges and Ditties" a concert of a variety of vocal and instrumental works from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Christ Presbyterian Church, 4225 W. Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Information: 419-475-8629.

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The Toledo Opera will present Don Pasquale at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Valentine Theatre, 400 North Superior St. The performance of Donizetti's effervescent opera buffa is a mixture of deception, comedy, and of course, romance. Tickets range from $26 to $95 from the 419-255-SING or online at www.toledoopera.org.

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The University of Toledo's Department of Music will present a solo faculty recital by pianist Robert Ballinger at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The UT Classical Guitar Ensemble will present an evening of classical guitar at 8 p.m. Monday.

Pianist Christopher Harding will be featured in the second installment of the 2006-07 Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series at 3 p.m. Nov. 19.

The Flute Studio presents a program of solo, duo and flute choir performances at 8 p.m. Nov. 20. All of these concerts are free.

International jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford will perform with the UT Jazz Ensemble and jazz faculty in the initial 2006-07 UT Jazz Master Series concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. All of the events will take place in Recital Hall of UT's Center for the Performing Arts, 2801 West Bancroft St. Information: 419-530-2448.

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The world premiere of "Three Devine Aspects" by Bowling Green State University adjunct music faculty member Christina Laberge will highlight a Faculty Artists Series concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center, Bowling Green.

Also in Bryan, Swiss saxophonist Lars Mlekusch will present a recital as part of the Music at the Forefront Series at 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Both concerts are free.

Kobacker Hall will host the BGSU Concert Band in a free concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 and the BGSU Falcon Marching Band presenting "Sounds of the Stadium" at 3 p.m. Nov. 19. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for senors and students. Information; 419-372-8171.

Also the BGSU College of Musical Arts will host Double Reed Day in the Choral and Kelly Instrumental rehearsal halls of the musical center in a free day-long program open all bassoonists, oboists and music educators Nov. 18. Information: 419-372-2955.

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The University Musical Society presents Trio Mediaeval, the Scandinavian trio of sopranos that specialize in polyphonic medieval music from England and France, contemporary works and Norwegian ballads, in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 East Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor, Mich. Tickets are $30 and $40.

Pianist Jonathan Biss will present a solo recital at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 in Hill Auditorium, 825 North University Ave., Ann Arbor. Tickets range from $10 to $50. Information: 734-764-8489.

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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra presents a pops concert titled "Broadway Rocks!" featuring hit songs from Broadway's best rock musicals at 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18 and at 3 p.m. Nov. 19, in Orchestra Hall of the Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Mich. Tickets range $15 to $66. Information: 313-576-5111.



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