Dear Folks -

NEW 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, AND THOSE RENOVATIONS ARE STILL NOT COMPLETE (as of NOV 25). 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! (No ads at the moment - Dec 5, 2017) EVENTS Important TIME CHANGE See Dec 10 2:30PM. January has been added. ALSO The St. Peter organ recital has been postponed due to weather, to Dec 18. REVIEWS, ESSAYS, and NEWS will be listed in the Cupdate for 1 month. All are accessible from our main website: Click on /go to www.agocal.org IGOR IWANEK's website has a series of programs on music, mysticism, and the mind. Click here to see the calendar One new program added, for Derrick Meador, scroll down to Dec 8. 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 Glenn Glenn A. Gentry, Editor The Continuo Online gag1391@aol.com THE CALENDAR, WITH CHANGES, DEC 6 - JAN 31, 2017 ******************************************************************************* DEC 6-JAN 14, 2017 DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at NEW STAGE THEATRE. MUSICAL Times/Tickets:(601)948-3531 www.newstagetheatre.com A holiday musical.[HELD OVER] DEC 6, 2017 (Wed) The CHAMINADE CLUB at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C, SOPRANO/ORGAN 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)832-4384. SHIRLEY SANDERS FOSTER & ROSANNE SMITH.To see the program, Click Here DEC 6-9, 2017 The CLINTON HS ATTACHÉ SHOW CHOIR at the CHORAL CLINTON HS AUD, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)924-0707. DEC 7, 2017 (Thu) The MARTA SZLUBOWSKA ENSEMBLE at ST. JAMES' CHAMBER EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets (601)594-5584 Music of Mozart: Violin and Piano Sonatas.. DEC 8, 2017 (Fri) POSTPONED TO JAN 18! DERRICK MEADOR at ST PETER CATHOLIC CL, ORGAN 7:30 PM, Free. Details:fnelson1@comcast.net Advent & Marian music. To see his program, DEC 9, 2017 (Sat) The MS BOYCHOIR with the WARREN CENTRAL MADRIGALS CHORAL at ASCENSION LUTHERAN C, 3:00 PM. Free. Info: aultmanfamily@yahoo.com. Music of Christmas !!DEC 10, 2017 (Sun) AMAHL and the NIGHT VISITORS at DULING HALL, OPERA 2:30 P.M. MS OPERA. Tickets:(601)960-2300. [TIME CHANGE] DEC 10, 2017 (Sun) CONCORDIA at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in CHORAL BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. DEC 14-16, 2017 MADRIGAL SINGE FEASTE at the SOUTHERN CULTURAL DINNER THEATRE HERITAGE CENTER in VICKSBURG, (Thu-Sat), 7:00 P.M. Presented by the Warren Central High School Choral Department. Tickets: (601)529-7171. Performances by the Warren Central Madrigal Singers and the MS Boychoir. Info at (601)631-2997. (Limited seating - order early!) TENTATIVE DEC 14-17, 2017 CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT at the 1ST BAPTIST C, CHORAL/ORGAN 7:00 PM (Thu-Sat); 3:00 PM (Sat & Sun). ORCH Free but tickets required. Information? Click Here DEC 16, 2017 (Sat) The MS CHORUS at WOODLAND HILLS BAPTIST C, CHORAL/ORCH 3:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)278-3351. www.mschorus.org - HANDEL'S MESSIAH. DEC 16-17, 2017 BALLET MAGNIFICAT at MARA HALL, 2:00 & 7:00 PM BALLET (Sat) & 2:00 PM (Sun) Tickets: (601)960-1537 or www.balletmagnificat.com "Light Has Come... The Angels' Story" DEC 17, 2017 (Sun) The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND, at CHRIST U BAND METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M.. Free. (769)218-0828 / www.mcsb.us DEC 17, 2017 (Sun) CHRISTMAS LESSONS and CAROLS at 1ST CHORAL/ORGAN PRESBYTERIAN C, 4:00 & 6:00 PM. ORCHESTRA Free. (601)353-8316. DEC 17, 2017 (Sun) ADVENT LESSONS and CAROLS at ST PHILIP'S CHORAL/ORGAN EPISCOPAL C, 6:00 P.M. Free.(601)956-5788. DEC 18, 2017 (Mon) DERRICK MEADOR at ST PETER CATHOLIC CL, ORGAN 7:00 PM, Free. Details:fnelson1@comcast.net Advent & Marian music. To see the program, Click Here ALSO note time change to 7:00 P.M,.. DEC 25, 2017 (Mon) MIDNIGHT MASS - EPISCOPAL, 10:30 P.M. (some also CHORAL/ORGAN at 5:30 & 9:30 P.M.); CATHOLIC, 10:30 or 11:30 P.M. Other times may be in place - be sure to check beforehand with the church you plan to attend. DEC 26, 2017 (Tue) A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, at MARA HALL, BROADWAY 7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com. **************************************HAPPY NEW YEAR!************************** JAN 4, 2018 (Thu) BUCK McDANIEL at ST PETER CATHOLIC CL, ORGAN 7:30 PM, Free. Details:fnelson1@comcast.net Music of Nico Muhly. JAN 11, 2018 (Thu) SHEN YUN at MARA HALL, 7:30 PM. BALLET Tickets: (844)765-843 or Click here FOCUS: China 5,000 years ago. JAN 12, 2018 (Fri) CABARET at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M. MS OPERA. POPS Tickets:(601)960-2300. Doors open at 6:00. VICTOR TREVINO as Elvis - King of Rock 'n Roll JAN 13, 2018 (Sat) PEDALS, PIPES & PIZZA at 1ST BAPTIST and 1st ORGAN U. METHODIST C in BROOKHAVEN, MS. 9:00 A.M. (601)362-3235. Public invited. AGO JAN 13, 2018 (Sat) The MSO at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. CHAMBER Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Mozart by Candlelight" JAN 16, 2018 (Tue) JAMES MARTIN & FRIENDS at MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M. VOCAL/CHAMBER (601)974-1130. Arts & Lecture Series. MS Mavericks - Innovative Musicians of MS. JAN 20, 2018 (Sat) DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE BROADWAY at MARA HALL 8:00 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com. JAN 23, 2018 (Tue) AUSRA JASINEVICIUTE & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM VIOLA/PIANO of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. 601)354-1535. Cash bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of Robert Schumann & Franz Schubert (Arpeggione). JAN 23, 2018 (Tue) RIVERDANCE - 20th ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR BROADWAY at MARA HALL 7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com. JAN 24, 2018 (Wed) The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL MEZZO-SOPRANO ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)832-4384. SARAH ELLENA BOGREFE. Guest Day. JAN 26, 2018 (Fri) MARVIN MILLS at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C, 7:30 P.M. ORGAN Free. (601)362-3235. AGO. JAN 27, 2018 (Sat) The METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Live) OPERA Puccini's Tosca 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 JAN 27, 2018 (Sat) The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. ORCH Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Elgar's Enigma" JAN 31, 2018 (Wed) THE METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS (Encore) OPERA Puccini's Tosca 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 ******************************************************************************* 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