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Disney tunes to resound at zoo

Sam Szor will lead the Toledo Concert Band in a Music Under the Stars concert titled “Disney: Once Upon a Time” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the Toledo Zoo amphitheater.

Guest artists are members of Downtown Toledo Inc.'s Courtesy Corps, who pick up litter as they greet and entertain visitors to the city, and dancers from the Heinzman School of Irish Dance.

Preceding Music Under the Stars, the Toledo Suzuki Strings, instructed by Cheryl Trace, is to perform at 7:15 p.m. This group features musicians ranging in age from young children to young adults.

William Schwepe will lead a reading of Rutter's Magnificat in a Summer Sings program at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Recital Hall of the University of Toledo's Center for Performing Arts. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7 and includes use of score and refreshments. Information: 419-530-4558.

Toledo Opera vocalists will present opera, operetta, and musical theater selections at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the tennis court/picnic area of Pearson Metropark in Oregon.

Toledo School for the Arts students won the Platinum First Prize at the Company Dance National Championship and Convention earlier this month in Orlando. Cassie Dzienny of Holland won the Agents Award.


Ohio Light Opera will present The Pirates of Penzance at 2 this afternoon, Rose Marie at 8 tonight, The Brigands at 8 p.m. tomorrow, My Fair Lady at 2 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Countess Maritza at 2 p.m. Sunday, and The Grand Duke at 2 p.m. Tuesday. All performances are in the Freedlander Theatre on the College of Wooster campus in Wooster. Tickets are $35 for adults and $16 for children and students. Information: 330-263-2345.

Violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann will join conductor Jahja Ling and the Cleveland Orchestra in music of Corigliano, Mozart, and Hindemith at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow and an all-Mozart program at 7 p.m. Saturday. Both concerts are at the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Tickets range from $17 to $66. Information: 800-686-1141.

The Lima Area Concert Band performs a cabaret concert at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center, Lima. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $12 for adults; students get in free. Information: 419-225-5586.


Cellist Claudio Bohorquez will join conductor Thierry Fischer and the Detroit Symphony in music of Mozart and Haydn at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. A 6 p.m. Sunday concert features John Lithgow in a program titled “Farkle & Friends.” All concerts are at the Meadow Brook Music Festival in Rochester Hills. Tickets are $9 to $55 in advance, $14 to $60 at the door. Information: 313-576-5111.

Jerry Blackstone will lead a reading of Verdi's Requiem at 7 p.m. Monday in auditorium 4 of the University of Michigan's Modern Languages Building at Thayer and Washington streets, Ann Arbor. Cost is $5 and includes refreshments and use of the score. Information: 734-763-8997.

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