Dear Folks -

BREAKING NEWS ABOUT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
If you plan to see one of the HD-live-on-screen Metropolitan shows at the Pearl Tinseltown, be sure to call ahead. They have temporarily closed for renovations the theatre used for the Met shows, but hope to open near the end of October. Each listing in the cupdate already includes a reminder to check with the theatre, as well as the phone number. I am also advised that some of this info may be found online. ADS NOTE: Ads will be run for two months unless there is a request for an extension. Send me a whatever! Send me a tenor AND a bass/baritone! Fondren Presbyterian Church (8-4-2017). For details, Click here Send me an Organ Processional! Sam Porter (6-23-2017). For details, Click here EVENTS Four new events, scroll down to Oct 11, 12(x2), & 13. PLEASE NOTE!!! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR (I.E. THROUGH AUGUST 2018) CLICK HERE AND SCROLL DOWN (from AUGUST, 2017) REVIEW, JACOB BENDA at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST CHURCH (Oct 6, 2017). To read it, Click Here The COMPLETE CONTINUO CALENDAR for 2017-2018 is now separated from the 1617 calendar. PRESENTERS! Please send me any events for 2017-2018 that you have now, ASAP. To see the calendar, click on / go to http://www.agocal.org/music/conhaus/CW1617.html About the Update - Please remember - you can check it at any time (and it changes often)- click on/ go to http://www.agocal.org/music/conhaus/cup1718/cupc.html Visit our website: Click on /go to www.agocal.org Glenn Glenn A. Gentry, Editor The Continuo Online gag1391@aol.com THE CALENDAR, WITH CHANGES, OCT 9 - OCT 31, 2017 ******************************************************************************* OCT 11, 2017 (Wed) THE METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Encore) OPERA Bellini's Norma at TINSELTOWN in PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door. NOT LIKELY. Verify with Tinseltown: (601)936-5856 Details? Click here !!OCT 12, 2017 (Thu) ANNA DENNERY McDONALD & DON MESSER at ST. JAMES' SOPRANO/PIANO EPISCOPAL C, 12:00 NOON. Free. (601)982-4880. SOULul SOUNDS: Ave Maria (settings by Schubert, Saint-Saens, and Mascagni); and American Classics by Stephen Foster, John Alden Carpenter, Meredith Wilson, Burton Lane and Rogers & Hammerstein. !!OCT 12, 2017 (Thu) HURRICANE RELIEF CONCERT at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR ORCH AUD. 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)940-8324. Local musicians conducted by William Garfield Walker will play Beethoven's 5th Symphony and Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings. Donations will be received by the Red Cross on behalf of victims of the recent hurricanes. More info: Click Here !!OCT 13, 2017 (Fri) The MS COLLEGE JAZZ BAND on the BRICK STREETS in JAZZ/BAND DOWNTOWN CLINTON, 6:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3439 (601)925-3440. Supper at 6:00 P.M. OCT 13, 2017 (Fri) BICENTENNIAL CONCERT of MS COMPOSERS' WORKS at CHAMBER ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL C's FOWLER HALL, 7:00 P.M. Tickets: www.mscmg.net & at the door. Music of Sam Jones, William Grant Still, Ben Williams, James Sclater and more. OCT 14, 2017 (Sat) The METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Live) OPERA Mozart's Die Zauberflöte at TINSELTOWN in PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door. Times are uncertain. Best to verify with Tinseltown: (601)936-5856 Details? Click here OCT 15, 2017 (Sun) VISHWANATH SHENOY (Sitar), AVINASH ANANTH INDIAN CLASSICAL (Mridangam), and others at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. MUSIC Free. (601)974-1422. "From the Ganges to the Mississippi." OCT 16, 2017 (Mon) CABARET at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M. MS OPERA OPERA Tickets:(601)960-2300. Doors open at 6:00. Alexander Awards (vocal) Peformers TBA. OCT 17, 2017 (Tue) SHAWN LEOPARD & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, HARPSICHORDx2 5:45 P.M. Free. 601)354-1535. Cash bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of J.S. Bach and sons for two Harpsichords. OCT 18, 2017 (Wed) THE METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Encore) OPERA Mozart's Die Zauberflöte at TINSELTOWN in PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door. Times are uncertain. Best to verify with Tinseltown: (601)936-5856 Details? Click here OCT 18, 2017 (Wed) The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL FLUTE/PIANO ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)832-4384. SYBIL CHEESMAN & SANDRA POLANSKI. To see the program,Click Here OCT 20, 2017 (Fri) NICHOLAS & JULIA BLAKE, and JOANNE RYAN CELTIC/FOLK at the SCHF COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997. Classics in the Courtyard. OCT 20-21 & INTO THE WOODS, at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR OCT 25-28, 2017 BLACKBOX THEATRE, Tickets: 7:30 P.M. MUSICAL Oct 20-21 (Fri-Sat) & Oct 25-27(Wed-Fri); and 2:00 P.M. Oct 21 & 29 (Sat) (601)974-6494. Book: James Lapine Music & lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Directed by David Sollish. OCT 21, 2017 (Sat) The MC SINGERS at PROVINE CHAPEL on campus CHORAL in CLINTON 1:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. Homecoming. OCT 21, 2017 (Sat) KEN GRAVES (Clarinet), ELIZABETH TAYLOR (Viola), CHAMBER NANCY BATEMAN (Cello) & STEPHEN SACHS (Piano) at BELHAVEN U's CONCERT HALL 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494. Music of Brahms, Hindemith, & Rota. OCT 23, 2017 (Mon) AMY LAUREN JONES at MC's PROVINE CHAPEL, ORGAN 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. To see her program, Click Here OCT 24, 2017 (Tue) NICHOLAS PERNA (Tenor), MANDY SPIVAK (Soprano), VOCAL/PIANO and EMILY YAP CHUA at MC's AVEN HALL on campus in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440, with Master Class (CHUA) Oct 25, 3:00 P.M. OCT 27, 2017 (Fri) PATRICK SMITH at the SCHF COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, BLUES/ROCK/POP 12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997. Classics in the Courtyard. OCT 27, 2017 (Fri) INSTRUMENTAL & VOCAL ENSEMBLES & SOLOISTS CHAMBER at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422 Homecoming. OCT 27, 2017 (Fri) HUB NEW MUSIC - JAMES S. SCLATER CHAMBER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES (II) at MC's AVEN HALL on campus in CLINTON 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440. To read about Hub New Music Click Here OCT 27-29, 2017 ALZHEIMER'S STORIES - A CHORAL CONCERT FOR CHORAL THE DEMENTIA CARE NETWORK at WOODLAND HILLS BAPTIST C, 7:30 P.M. (Fri), at the BOLOGNA ARTS CTR (DSU) in CLEVELAND, 3:00 P.M. (Sat) and at the LINK CENTRE in TUPELO, 7:00 P.M. (Sun) Tickets & Info: MSChorus.org ******************************************************************************* New & changed events are marked !! UNMARKED events are listed as they appeared in previous updates. IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND AN OUT-OF-TOWN EVENT, YOU ARE URGED TO VERIFY THE DETAILS USING THE CONTACT INFO PROVIDED. We thank the following for their valuable support: The MISSISSIPPI ARTS COMMISSION Our many individual contributors This update is provided as a service to the classical music community of the Jackson area by the Jackson Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (216 Ashcot Cir, Jackson, MS 39211 / (601)362-3235 / gag1391@aol.com) Glenn A. Gentry, Editor, The Continuo Online