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Classical arts calendar: 9-15


    The Toledo Symphony presents KeyBank Pops, A Tribute to Elvis, at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Stranahan Theater with Craig Parker in the title role.

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    Pianist Philippe Bianconi joins the Toledo Symphony for an all-Rachmaninoff program Friday and Saturday in the Peristyle.


The Toledo Symphony presents KeyBank Pops, A Tribute to Elvis, at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Stranahan Theater with Craig Parker in the title role.


Unless otherwise noted, all events listed are ticketed. For ticket information check venue listing.


SEPT. 15: TSO presents Blade Chamber Series I with music by Beethoven and LeClair. 7 p.m. Toledo Club.

SEPT. 15: University Musical Society presents Audra McDonald. 4 p.m. Hill Auditorium.

SEPT. 20-21: Toledo Symphony Classics all-Rachmaninoff with pianist Phillippe Bianconi and Stefan Sanderling. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

SEPT. 21: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra opening concert. 8 p.m. Michigan Theatre.

SEPT. 22: Cathedral Concerts presents the ALBA Consort: Music of Three Faiths. 3 p.m. Rosary Cathedral. Free.

SEPT. 22: University of Toledo presents Songs of Life, Love & Sorrow. UT Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Choir, Opera Ensemble, soloists. 3 p.m. Doermann Theatre. Free.

SEPT. 22: Bowling Green State University presents BG Philharmonia and Wind Ensemble with conductor Emily Freeman Brown. 3 p.m. Kobacker Hall.

SEPT. 27-28: UMS presents Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. 8 p.m. Power Center.

SEPT. 28: TSO presents Keybank Pops with Rodgers and Hammerstein Salute. 8 p.m. Stranahan.

SEPT. 28: BGSU Festival Series presents From the Top live taping, with Christopher O’Riley. 8 p.m. Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.



Pianist Philippe Bianconi joins the Toledo Symphony for an all-Rachmaninoff program Friday and Saturday in the Peristyle.



OCT. 3: Schomburg Series of Defiance College presents Cordis Quartet, contemporary chamber music. 7 p.m. Schomburg Auditorium.

OCT. 4: Toledo Opera presents Aida, with Othalie Graham, Irina Mishura, Antonello Palombi, Mark Ruckern, Meena. 7:30 p.m. Valentine.

OCT. 6: TOA presents Aida. 2 p.m. Valentine.

OCT. 10: UMS presents Chanticleer choral group. 7:30 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Church.

OCT. 12-13: UT Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series with Jill Dawe. Masterclass 10 a.m. Saturday. Recital 3 p.m. Sunday. Both in Recital Hall of Center for Performing Arts. Free.

OCT. 12: UMS presents Takacs String Quartet. 8 p.m. Rackham Auditorium.

OCT. 13: St. Tim’s Discovers series presents organist Todd Wilson and Canterbury Singers. 7:30 p.m. St. Rose Church, Perrysburg.

OCT. 13: Great Gallery recital by soprano Judy Dye with Frances Renzi. 3 p.m. Free.

OCT. 17-20: BGSU presents 34th annual New Music Festival with guest artist George Lewis. Various times in Moore.

OCT. 18-19: UT presents Marilyn Horne in residence. Times TBA. Doermann.

OCT. 18-19: TSO Classics presents Frankenstein with Jeffrey Pollock, conductor, Robert Clemens, chansonnier. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

OCT. 18: UMS presents Chris Thile, mandolin. 8 p.m. Rackham.

OCT. 19: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra with cellist Julie Alers. 8 p.m. Michigan.

OCT. 20: Cathedral Concerts presents organist Yun Kyong Kim. 3 p.m. Rosary. Free.

OCT. 25: UMS presents pianist Andras Schiff. 8 p.m. Hill.

OCT. 26: Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra. Season opener with Robert Mirakian, pianist Michael Boyd. World premiere. 7 p.m. Owens Community College.

OCT. 26: TSO Mozart & More presents Bach Brandenburgs 1 and 3 with conductor Timothy Myers. 7:30 p.m. Franciscan Center.

OCT. 26: UMS presents The Manganiyar Seduction, a theatrical concert from India. 8 p.m. Power Center.

OCT. 27: TSO ProMedica Family Series presents the Halloween Spooktacular. 3 p.m. at the Valentine.

OCT. 27: Perrysburg Symphony with Mirakian and pianist, Boyd. 3 p.m. Monroe St. United Methodist Church. Free.

OCT. 27: UMS presents Manganiyar Seduction. 4 p.m. Power Center.

OCT. 28: BGSU Hansen Musical Arts Series presents conductor Robert Bernhardt. 8 p.m. Donnell Theatre.



NOV. 1: BGSU Opera Theater presents The Pirates of Penzance. 8 p.m. Donnell Theatre.

NOV. 1-2: UMS presents Ballet Preljocaj. 8 p.m. Power Center.

NOV. 3: BGSU Opera Theatre The Pirates of Penzance. 3 p.m. Donnell Theatre.

NOV. 2: TSO presents KeyBank Pops, A Tribute to Elvis. 8 p.m. Stranahan.

NOV. 3: TSO Blade Chamber Series II with ensemble music by Schafer and Schubert. 7 p.m. Toledo Club.

NOV. 3: UMS presents Apollo’s Fire. 4 p.m. Hill.

NOV. 9: UT High School Honors Choir. 7 p.m. Doermann Theatre.

NOV. 9: Defiance College presents Trout Fishing in America. 7 p.m. Schomburg Auditorium.

NOV. 10: UT Faculty Recital with pianist Robert Ballinger. 3 p.m. TMA Great Gallery. Free.

NOV. 12: UMS presents Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain. 7:30 p.m. Michigan Theatre.

NOV. 13: UMS presents Hagen String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Rackham.

NOV. 15-16: TSO Classics presents The Four Seasons With a Twist. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

NOV. 15-16: UT Price Piano Series with Theresa McCollough. Master class, 10 a.m. Saturday. Recital 3 p.m. Sunday. CPA Recital Hall.

NOV. 16: UMS presents San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas. 8 p.m. Hill.

NOV. 19: UT presents GuitArkestra and Vocalstra jazz. 7 p.m. CPA Recital Hall.

NOV. 22-24: UT Opera Ensemble presents Copland’s The Tender Land. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Venue TBA.

NOV. 23: TSO Mozart & More with Sanderling and pianist Sara Davis Buechner. 7:30 p.m Franciscan.

NOV. 24: BGSU Philharmonia with Brown. 3 p.m. Kobacker.

NOV. 24: UMS presents Brooklyn Rider String Quartet with Bela Fleck, banjo. 4 p.m. Rackham.

NOV. 27: Mannheim Steamroller Holiday Show. 7:30 p.m. Stranahan.

NOV. 29: Ballet Theatre of Toledo presents The Nutcracker. 7 p.m. Valentine.

NOV. 30: TSO KeyBank Pops presents Rockapella Holiday. 8 p.m. Stranahan.

NOV. 30: BTT presents The Nutcracker. 2 and 7 p.m. Valentine.



DEC. 1: BTT presents The Nutcracker. 2 p.m. Valentine.

DEC. 1: UT presents Holiday Opera Gala. 7 p.m. Doermann.

DEC. 6: PSO in holiday concert. 7 p.m. Zoar Lutheran Church, Perrysburg.

DEC. 6: BGSU Festival Series presents Wonderland showcase. 8 p.m. Kobacker.

DEC. 7: TSO Family presents Christmas at the Peristyle. 3 p.m.

DEC. 7: UMS presents Messiah with Choral Union and orchestra. 8 p.m. Hill.

DEC. 7: Masterworks Chorale presents Mary and the Angels concert. 8 p.m. Epworth United Methodist Church.

DEC. 8: TSO presents Messiah with Toledo Choral Society, BGSU choirs. 2 p.m. Peristyle.

DEC. 8: UMS presents Messiah. 2 p.m. Hill.

DEC. 8: Masterworks Chorale, Mary and the Angels. 4 p.m. Epworth Church.

DEC. 7-8: UMS presents Messiah with Choral Union, Jerry Blackstone.

DEC. 13: PSO holiday concert. 7 p.m. Zoar Lutheran.

DEC. 15: Candlelight Christmas Carol Sing. 3 p.m. Rosary. Free.

DEC. 15: Masterworks Messiah Sing-Along. 4 p.m. Olivet.

DEC. 15: Choral Vespers for Advent. Choirs of Monroe St. United Methodist and Young Voices of Greater Toledo. 4 p.m. MSUMC. Free.

DEC. 14-15: Toledo Ballet presents The Nutcracker. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Stranahan

DEC. 14: Julie’s Dance Studio presents The Nutcracker All Jazzed Up. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Kobacker.

DEC. 22: Nutcracker All Jazzed Up. 2 p.m. Kobacker.



JAN. 10: Valentine Theatre presents Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella. 8 p.m. Valentine.

JAN. 11: UT Concerto Aria Competition. 7 p.m. Recital Hall. Free.

JAN. 12: TSO ProMedica Family Series presents What a Character! 3 p.m. Valentine.

JAN. 12: UT Faculty Recital. 3 p.m. TMA Great Gallery. Free.

JAN. 17-18: TSO Classics presents Waltzing Through Vienna with Sanderling and violinist Jennifer Frautschi. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

JAN. 17-18: UMS presents Kronos Quartet. 8 p.m. Power Center.

JAN. 25: TSO Mozart & More presents Mendelssohn’s Italy plus Brandenburgs 2 and 5 with conductor Sarah Ioannides. 7:30 p.m. Franciscan Center.

JAN. 26: TSO Blade Chamber Series III. 7 p.m. Toledo Club.

JAN. 26: UMS presents pianist Denis Matsuev. 4 p.m. Hill.



FEB. 2: BG Philharmonia in 47th annual Concerto Concert with competition winners. 3 p.m. Kobacker.

FEB. 5: UMS presents Ariel Quartet with Alisa Weilerstein, cello. 7:30 p.m. Rackham.

FEB. 6: UMS presents Kremerata Baltica with Gidon Kremer. 8 p.m. Hill.

FEB. 7-8: TSO Classics presents Amadeus in Concert - Peter Shaffer play with film music. Sanderling and Cornel Gabara, director. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

FEB. 8-9: UT Price Piano Series with Terry Wong. Masterclass, 10 a.m. Saturday. Recital 3 p.m. Sunday. CPA Recital Hall. Free.

FEB. 14: TOA presents Ladies in Red Gala. 7:30 p.m. Valentine.

FEB. 14: UMS presents St. Lawrence String Quartet. 8 p.m. Rackham.

FEB. 15: BGSU presents Jeremy Denk, pianist. 8 p.m. Kobacker.

FEB. 15: TSO KeyBank Pops presents A Night at the Oscars. 8 p.m. Stranahan.

FEB. 16: TOA presents Ladies in Red Gala. 2 p.m. Valentine.

FEB. 16: TSO Blade Chamber Series III presents Beethoven and Dennis plus Schumann Piano Quartet. 7 p.m. Toledo Club.

FEB. 16: UMS presents violinist Joshua Bell. 4 p.m. Hill.

FEB. 19-20: UMS presents Theatre des Bouffes du Nord: The Suit. 7:30 p.m. Power. (Also Feb. 21-22, 8 p.m.)

FEB. 21-23: UT Opera Ensemble presents Menotti’s The Old Maid & the Thief. 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Doermann.

FEB. 22: TSO presents organist Paul Jacobs. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

FEB. 22: UMS presents St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Yuri Temirkanov conducting, with pianist Denis Kozhukhin. 8 p.m. Hill.

FEB. 23: Favorite keyboard artists Frances Renzi and Aaron Miller. 4 p.m. MSUMC. Free.

FEB. 28-MAR. 1: TSO Classics presents Brahms Festival (two different programs) with Sanderling, Kirill Gerstein, piano. 8 p.m. Peristyle.



MARCH 8: TSO Mozart & More presents Brandenburg Finale with concertos 4 and 6 plus Delius and Respighi. 7:30 p.m. Franciscan.

MARCH 15: Masterworks Chorale presents From the Heart and Soul. 8 p.m. St. Michaels in the Hills Episcopal Church.

MARCH 15: TSO KeyBank Pops presents the Music of Queen. 8 p.m. Stranahan.

MARCH 15: UMS presents Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with Zubin Mehta 8 p.m. Hill.

MARCH 16: UT Symphony with concerto contest winners. 3 p.m. Doermann. Free.

MARCH 18: Valentine presents The Ten Tenors: on Broadway. 7:30 p.m. Valentine Theatre.

MARCH 18: UMS presents Elias String Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Rackham.

MARCH 20: UMS presents mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught. 7:30 p.m. Hill.

MARCH 21: UMS presents Asif Ali Khan Qawwali Music of Pakistan. 8 p.m. Rackham.

MARCH 21-22: TSO Classics presents Verdi Requiem with Sanderling, soloists, BGSU choruses. 8 p.m.

MARCH 23: UT presents High School Honors Band. 3 p.m. Doermann. Free.

MARCH 25: Ballerina Wendy Whelan in “Restless Creature.” 7:30 p.m. Power.

MARCH 27: Tenebrae vocal group. 7 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi.

MARCH 29: UT presents Music Gala. 3 p.m. Doermann.

MARCH 30: Cathedral Concerts presents Measure for Measure, men’s chorus. 3 p.m. Rosary. Free.

MARCH 30: UMS presents Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis. p.m. Hill.



APRIL 4: Toledo Ballet premieres From Heart to Quill by Michael Lang. 7:30 p.m. Valentine Theatre.

APRIL 4: UMS presents Brahms German Requiem with Choral Union. 8 p.m. Hill.

APRIL 5-6: UT presents Price Piano Series with Arthur Greene. Masterclass, 10 a.m. Saturday. Recital 3 p.m. Sunday. CPA Recital Hall. Free.

APRIL 5: TB presents From Heart to Quill. 7:30 p.m. Valentine.

APRIL 5: BGSU presents Improvised Shakespeare Co. 8 p.m. Kobacker.

APRIL 6: TSO presents Beethoven’s Ninth with chorus of 1,000. 4 p.m. Huntington Center.

APRIL 10: UMS presents Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Michigan.

APRIL 11-12: TSO Classics presents Carnival of the Animals with conductor James Feddeck, pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

APRIL 13: UMS presents Akademie fur Alte Musik (Academy of Ancient Music) Berlin. 4 p.m. Hill.

APRIL 13: Palm Sunday Chorus and Orchestra, Kevin Bylsma, conductor. 7 p.m. MSUMC. Free.

APRIL 19: TSO KeyBank Pops presents Boyz II Men. 8 p.m. Stranahan.

APRIL 25: TOA presents Faust with Shawn Mathey, Janinah Burnett, Gregory Soloviov, Keith Harris. 7:30 p.m. Valentine.

APRIL 27: Cathedral Concerts presents Zion Mennonite Choir. 3 p.m. Rosary. Free.

APRIL 27: TOA presents Faust. 2 p.m. Valentine.


MAY 3: PSO Romantic Favorites with Mirakian and pianist Phillip Clark. 7 p.m. Owens CC.

MAY 4: TSO Blade Chamber Series IV with music by Baker, Brahms. 7 p.m. Toledo Club.

MAY 9: TSO presents Bruckner Symphony in D minor in Rosary Cathedral with Stefan Sanderling. 4 p.m. Rosary.

MAY 16-17: Toledo School for the Arts presents Kaleidoscope. Times TBA. Valentine.

MAY 16-17: TSO Classics finale presents Mahler’s V with Sanderling, violinist Stefan Jackiw. 8 p.m. Peristyle.

MAY 17: TSA presents Kaleidoscope. Valentine.

MAY 23: Onstage Studios presents Spring Recital. Valentine.

MAY 30: Courtney’s Dance Concepts presents Spring Recital. Valentine.

MAY 31: Masterworks et al presents Collage VII, One World, Many Voices. 8 p.m. Valentine.



JUNE 14: Dance Centre of NW Ohio presents Spring Recital. Valentine.

JUNE 15: DC of NOW presents Spring Recital. Valentine.

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