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Music: Classical, Religious, & Cabaret - Week of October 18, 2021

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


October 2021
 All day 

American Liszt Society Festival: U-M Music School.

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See 15 Friday. Today: A lecture by University of Cincinnati music professor Jonathan Kregor on "Around Liszt's Shadow: Stephen Heller, Hungarian Composer-Pianist" (9:45 a.m., Watkins Lecture Hall), a performance by acclaimed sacred music expert Carl Bolleia of "Harpsichord Works by György Ligeti" (2:25 p.m.), and recitals by performers TBA of "Music of Bartók and Kodály" (9 a.m.) "Music of Bartók and Kodály" (10:15 a.m.), and the contemporary piano music of "Danielpour, Kocsár, Fekete, and Dubrovay" (4 p.m.) Also, other events TBA.
Britton Recital Hall, 1100 Baits (off Broadway), North Campus, unless otherwise noted. Tickets $40 for day pass, $150 for conference pass, & $40 for students, in advance at bit.ly/2021lisztsocietyfestival. Masks required. [map]


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Tuesday


October 2021
 7-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Voices in Harmony Chorus.

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Every Tues. Female singers invited to join the weekly virtual rehearsals of this local 40-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
For URL email Info@VoicesInHarmonyChorus.org. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). 612-7580.


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Wednesday


October 2021
 Noon-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


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Thursday


October 2021
 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Into the Light": EMU Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert.

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Chad Hutchinson directs EMU students in a program that includes Felix Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony, Modest Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain," Eric Tran's "Lone Tower," and Augusta Read Thomas's "Prayer and Celebration." Livestream via YouTube.com (search "EMU School of Music & Dance").
EMU Pease Auditorium, 494 College Place, Ypsilanti. Free. Masks required. chutch10@emich.edu.


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Friday


October 2021
 Noon-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

Symphony Band: U-M School of Music.

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Michael Haithcock conducts this music student ensemble in a performance of Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Jan Sweelinck's Variations on "Mein Junges Leben Hat Ein End," Augusta Read Thomas's Crackle, Joel Puckett's Shadow of Sirius, and Omar Thomas's Come Sunday.
Hill Auditorium. Free. Masks required. 764-2538. [map]


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Saturday


October 2021
 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Haydn & Bruckner": Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

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Guest conductor Perry So-a candidate for the new AASO permanent conductor-leads the orchestra in 2 works: Haydn's playful Symphony no. 95 and Bruckner'sSymphony No. 6., a richly expressive work featuring harmonic moments of both boldness and subtlety.
Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Tickets $22-$80 in advance at a2so.com. Mask & proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required. Tickets.a2so.com. [map]


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Sunday


October 2021
 2 p.m. 

"Louis Lessons Live": Kerrytown Concert House.

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Lecture-concert by popular local pianist Louis Nagel, a retired U-M music professor.
KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets TBA in advance at KerrytownConcertHouse.com and at the door. Mask & proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required. 769-2999. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"SaturdaySlam!": Northside Community Church.

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All invited to this Halloween-themed open mic hosted by local performer Phil Daws-Lazar. The program includes a brief performance by virtuoso classical pianist Waleed Howrani.
NCC, 929 Barton Dr. Free. Masks required. 649-7948, 649-2751. [map]


 4 p.m. 

"Band-O-Rama": U-M School of Music.

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This popular annual concert, now in its 56th year, features the U-M Symphony and Concert bands and Michigan Marching Band performing favorite U-M songs and works in various genres.
Hill Auditorium. $10-$23.50 in advance at tickets.smtd.umich.edu. Masks required. 764-2538. [map]






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