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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! EVENTS Five new events: Oct 22, Nov 1(x2), & 19x2; PLUS two new reviews PLUS one preview. Scroll down. REVIEW, JACOB BENDA at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST CHURCH (Oct 6, 2017). To read it, Click Here REVIEW, SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN'S CHORUS at MARA HALL (Oct 8, 2017). To read it, Click Here PREVIEW, AMY LAUREN JONES at MC's PROVINE CHAPEL, Oct 23, 2017). To read it, Click Here 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) 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 20 - OCT 31, 2017 ******************************************************************************* 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 22, 2017 (Sun) PHEBE COX at FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C, 3:00 P.M. SOPRANO Free. (601)982-3232. 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 **********************************NOVEMBER - ALL NEW*************************** NOV 1, 2017 (Wed) The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL PIANO ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)832-4384. JULIA MORTYAKOVA & VALENTIN BOGDAN To see the program,Click Here !!NOV 1, 2017 (Wed) CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C, CHORAL/ORGAN 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)956-5788. Celebrating All Saint's. !!NOV 1, 2017 (Wed) CHORAL EVENSONG at the EPISCOPAL CHAPEL of the CHORAL CROSS in MADISON, 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)856-2593. Music of Orlando Gibbons & Geraint Lewis. Celebrating All Saint's. NOV 2, 2017 (Thu) WORSHIP COLLECTIVE at the CHAPEL of 1st BAPTIST BAND CHURCH in CLINTON, 9:00 P.M. Free. (601)924-3440. NOV 2, 2017 (Thu) HEINAVANKER at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C, CHORAL 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)594-5584. Music: MA'AM Medieval Estonian Chants and Songs. NOV 3, 2017 (Fri) MARIA SIGNA & RALPH MILLER at the SCHF POP/COUNTRY COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997. Classics in the Courtyard. NOV 3, 2017 (Fri) ATHENS GUITAR DUO at MILLSAPS. 7:30 P.M. GUITARx2 at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422 MS Music Teachers Association. Music of Möller, Dyers, & Scarlatti. NOV 5, 2017 (Sun) The MILLSAPS CHAMBER SINGERS at ST. PHILIP'S CHORAL EPISCOPAL C, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422. "O Quam Gloriosum"; music of Tomás Luis de Victoria and the Renaissance. NOV 5-9, 2017 EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL in KILGORE, TX. ORGAN Sun-Thu. Recitals in 1st Presbyterian Church, (Kilgore) and other venues. Recitalists include Jason Alden, David Baskeyfield, Jonathan Dimmock, Mark Dwyer, Thomas Gaynor, Jan Kraybill, Alan Morrison, Bynum Petty, and Raul Prieto Ramirez. Registration and other details: Click here NOV 6, 2017 (Mon) WESLEY BLOUNT at MC's AVEN HALL on campus TRUMPET in CLINTON 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. NOV 6, 2017 (Mon) PHEBE COX at MC's AVEN HALL on campus SOPRANO in CLINTON 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. NOV 7, 2017 (Tue) ANGELA WILLOUGHBY at the MS MUSEUM of ART, PIANO 5:45 P.M. Free. 601)354-1535. Cash bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of JAMES SCLATER. NOV 7, 2017 (Tue) STEPHEN SACHS at BELHAVEN U's CONCERT HALL, PIANO 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494. Music of Scarlatti, Mozart, Chopin, Debussy & Messiaen NOV 7, 2014 (Tue) HARRY BOLICK, JACK MAGEE, SHELLY HIGH GENDUSA, FIDDLES and ROBERT GRAY at MILLSAPS 7:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-1130. Arts & Lecture Series - MS Fiddle Tunes 1920s to the Present. NOV 10, 2017 (Fri) LEE H. ABRAHAM & the BOONE BROTHERS the SCHF BLUES/ROCK COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997. Classics in the Courtyard. NOV 10-11 & The BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY, ALUMNI, 17-18, 2017 & other local artists at the BITSY IRBY DANCE DANCE CTR, 7:00 P.M. (Fri-Sat). Tickets (601)974-6494. NOV 10, 2017 (Fri) BELHAVEN U CHORAL & VOCAL ARTISTS in CHORAL/VOCAL the university's CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494. Music: Dan Forrest's "Jubilate Deo" NOV 11, 2017 (Sat) The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. ORCH Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Fierce Keys" NOV 12, 2017 (Sun) The MS MASTER CHORALE & YOUTH CHORALE at CHORAL TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S WOODWORTH CHAPEL, 3:00 P.M. Tickets: www.MSChorus.org. "With Thankful Hearts". NOV 12, 2017 (Sun) EVENING PRAYER followed by the MS BOYCHOIR at CHORAL ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. NOV 13, 2017 (Mon) DUVAL SALVANT & JORDAN SCIDMORE at MC's AVEN HALL TUBA/PERCUSSION on campus in CLINTON 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. NOV 14, 2017 (Tue) The JACKSON CHORAL SOCIETY at ST. PHILIP'S CHORAL EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)260-6356. Music of MS Composers. NOV 14, 2017 (Tue) JAZZ BAND at MC's AVEN HALL on campus JAZZ in CLINTON 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. NOV 14, 2017 (Tue) The BELHAVEN U PERCUSSSION, JAZZ JAZZ/GUITAR ENSEMBLES & CLASSICAL GUITAR at the PERCUSSION CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Baroque to Contemporary NOV 16, 2017 (Thu) The JSU JAZZ ENSEMBLE at JAMES AUD, 7:00 P.M. JAZZ Free. (601)979-2141. NOV 16, 2017 (Thu) VOX LUMINIS at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C, CHORAL 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)594-5584. Music: MA'AM Funeral music of Schütz (Musikalische Exequien) and of Bach, Morley & Purcell. NOV 17, 2017 (Fri) BELHAVEN U SYMPHONY CONCERT in the ORCH university's CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. NOV 17-19, 2017 PIRATES OF PENZANCE with ELANA GLEASON & OPERA CHRISTOPHER NELSON at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat) & 2:30 P.M. (Sun). Tickets: (601)960-2300. A MS OPERA Production. NOV 18, 2017 (Sat) The METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Live) OPERA Adès's The Exterminating Angel 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 NOV 19, 2017 (Sun) The CHOCTAW CHORUS at the CHAPEL of 1st BAPTIST CHORAL CHURCH in CLINTON, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)924-3440. !!NOV 19, 2017 (Sun) CONCORDIA at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C, CHORAL 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)353-9691. "Seasons & Holy Days", directed by Lynne Pickett. !!NOV 19, 2017 (Sun) KAROL MOSSAKOWSKI at ST. LOUIS CL in NEW ORLEANS, LA ORGAN 6:00 P.M. Free. (504)525-9585 Music of Wagner, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Bach, and Duruflé NOV 20, 2017 (Mon) ELIZABETH COKER & ETHAN MARTIN at MC's AVEN HALL PIANO/TENOR on campus in CLINTON 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. NOV 20, 2017 (Mon) SYMPHONIC WINDS at MC's AVEN HALL on campus WINDS in CLINTON 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. NOV 20, 2017 (Mon) THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the university's CHAMBER CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. NOV 20, 2017 (Mon) The MS FINE ARTS TRIO, Artists-in residence at CHAMBER MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422. With LYNN RALEY (piano). NOV 29, 2017 (Wed) THE METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Encore) OPERA Adès's The Exterminating Angel 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 NOV 29-30, 2017 DOXA at BELHAVEN U'S BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, DANCE 7:00 P.M. (Wed & Thu). Tickets. (601)974-6494. NOV 30 - DEC 1, 2017 FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS at MC's PROVINE CHAPEL CHORAL on campus in CLINTON 7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat) Tickets: (601)925-3440. ******************************************************************************* 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