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Music: Classical, Religious, & Cabaret - Week of January 13, 2020

Between the Kerrytown Concert House and the University Musical Society, an energized Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and dozens of smaller ensembles, Ann Arbor's classical music calendar has an opus for every taste. This category also includes choral music and a cappella groups.





 
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Monday


January 2020
 10-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Weekly Rehearsal: Women's Chamber Chorus.

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Every Mon., Jan. 13-Apr. 20 All invited to join this independent 30-member local women's chorus to sing everything from Bach and Hungarian folk songs to madrigals and pop tunes. David Perample directs.
10-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1432 Washtenaw. Free to visitors ($125 per semester dues for those who join). womenschamberchorus.com; 665-9271. [map]


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Tuesday


January 2020
 7-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Voices in Harmony Chorus.

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Every Tues. All women invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local 70-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
UAW Local 898 Hall, 8975 Textile Rd. (west of Rawsonville Rd. off I-94), Ypsilanti. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). SingWithUs.org, 612-7580. [map]


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Saturday


January 2020
 8 p.m. 

Annual Collage Concert: U-M School of Music.

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U-M music students perform an hour of nonstop music in a wide range of contrasting styles. Classical, jazz, big band, vocal, and pop ensembles and soloists segue rapidly from one idiom to the next. This is one of the music school's most popular events.
8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Tickets $28 & $34 (students with ID, $13), in advance at tickets.smtd.umich.edu, the Michigan League Ticket Office, and (if available) at the door. 764-2538. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Mozart Birthday Bash": Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

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A2SO music director Arie Lipsky conducts the orchestra and guest soloist Itamar Zorman, a renowned Israeli violinist, in a program celebrating Mozart's 263rd birthday. The program includes a collection of choruses from The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, and other Mozart operas , plus his Violin Concerto No. 5 and Symphony No. 29. With local chamber choir Vocal Arts Ensemble and narration by Stephen West.
8 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $20-$75 in advance at a2so.com & the A2SO office (35 Research Dr., ste. 100), and (if available) at the door. 994-4801. [map]


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Sunday


January 2020
 2 p.m. 

"Variants": Ann Arbor Concert Band.

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James Nissen conducts this local volunteer ensemble in Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, Vincent Persichetti's Divertimento, Norman Dello Joio's Variants on a Medieval Tune and Scenes from the Louvre, contemporary English composer Philip Sparke's Sunrise at Angel's Gate and Fairest of the Fair, and Respighi's Pines of the Appian Way.
2 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (seniors & students, $5; kids age 11 & under, free) in advance at mkt.com/aacb and at the door. 478-7515. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Beethoven's Early Piano Sonatas on Period Instruments: U-M School of Music.

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Performing on a 5-octave Viennese-style piano, U-M piano professor Matthew Bengston and U-M music students perform the 5 sonatas in op. 10 & op. 27.
7:30 p.m., U-M Moore Bldg. Britton Recital Hall, 1100 Baits. Free. 615-3204. [map]






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