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February 14, 2003 - Image 62

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-02-14

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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra offers a French
Valentine, with French-themed works by Berlioz,
Mozart, Dukas and Ravel, 1:30 and 8 p.m. Friday
and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14-15, at Orchestra
Hall. $15-$56. (313) 576-5111.
The Toledo Opera presents Opera Goes to the
Movies, an evening of opera's greatest hits heard in
films, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Toledo
Museum of Art. $10-$48. (866) 860-9048.
Soprano Jennifer Larson performs the world pre-
miere of Detroit area composer Mark Gottlieb's When
Autumn Never Ends, a new song cycle for soprano,
string quartet and piano, 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at
the Birmingham Unitarian Church, Woodward
Avenue at Lone Pine. Presented by the Tuesday
Musicale of Detroit, the concert also will feature works
by Schumann, Handel, Mussorgsky and Morrison.
$12.50/tickets available at the door. (248) 542-9426.
Cellist Katri Ervamaa and pianist Winston Choi
premier a recently commissioned sonata for piano
and cello by composer Gunther Schuller, and play
works by Michigan composers William Bolcom,
Leslie Bassett and Carter Penn, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
16, at Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor.
$10-$25/$5 students. (734) 769-2999.



It's a double dose of doo-wop Saturday, Feb. 15, when
the second annual Oldies 104.3 WOMC Valentine
Doo-Wop Concert takes the stage 4 and 8 p.m. at the
Detroit Opera House. $30-$45. (248) 645-6666.
In the same vein, Doo-Wop Dreams brings 1950s
and '60s musical nostalgia to Dearborn's Ford
Community & Performing Arts Center, presenting
several original doo-wop artists, 8 p.m. Saturday,
Feb. 15. $42-$47. (313) 943-2354.
Dave Holland is one of the most respected bass
players and improvisers in jazz. He brings the Dave
Holland Quintet and his newest ensemble, the New
York Big Band, to Ann Arbor's Michigan Theater 8
p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. $16-$34. (734) 764-2538.
Country artist Kathy Mattea makes "musical
soup" with Cherish the Ladies, adding Celtic instru-
ments and ethnic drumming to her usual repertoire,
3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Macomb Center
for the Performing Arts. $27-$35. (586) 286-2222.
Rock legend Paul Weller performs in support of
his latest solo album, Illumination, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Detroit's Majestic Theatre. $30.
(313) 961-5450.
Bon Jovi, with special guests the Goo Goo Dolls,
rocks the stage 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the
Palace of Auburn Hills. $45-$65. (248) 645-6666.
Ferndale's Magic Bag presents An Electric
Evening with Chris Robinson and the New Earth
Mud Tuesday, Feb 18; doors at 9 p.m. Robinson,
whose father is Jewish, came to fame with the Black
Crowes and earned genuine celebrity status when he
married actress Kate Hudson, daughter of Goldie
Hawn. $20. (248) 544-3030.
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts "folkternative" quar-



stages. The duo appear 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
Feb. 20, at Macomb Center for the
Performing Arts, $31-$40, (586) 286-2222;
and 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Dearborn's
Ford Community & Performing Arts
Center, $30-$39, (313) 943-2354.

tet Eddie From Ohio, with special guest
Australian singer-songwriter Jeff Lang,
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. $16-
$28.50. (734) 761-1451.
Tony/Oscar/Emmy winner and show
biz veteran Liza Minnelli performs 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 21, at the Palace of Auburn
Hills. $39.50-$59.50. (248) 645-6666.


Featuring Alain Delon and Yves
Le Cercle Rouge, Jean-Pierre
Melville's great 1970 French gangster
St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of
Arts &Entertaillilleut
epic, screens 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and
Cranbrook's Stage 2 presents Hold Me,
Saturday and 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
Jules Feiffer's witty comic revue about
14-16, at the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit
relationships in the modern age, 8 p.m. Friday and
Institute of Arts. $6.50. (313) 833-3237.
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14-16. $5-$7.
(248) 644-0527.
Stagecrafters 2nd Stage mounts a production of
the musical Floyd Collins, about a 1920s miner
Woody Allen's valentine to New York City,
trapped underground and the rescue efforts to save
Manhattan airs commercial free 9 p.m. Friday, Feb.
him, Feb. 21-March 9. Winner of a 1996 Drama
14, as part of Detroit Public Television-Channel
Desk Award for Best Musical, it was written by Tina
56's Film Fest series. Check your local listings.
Landau, with music and lyrics by Adam Guettel (a
Jonathan Silverman and Adam Weiner play two
grandson of composer Richard Rodgers).
Jewish civil rights activists from the North in
Performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 7
Showtime's Deacons for Defense, based on a true
p.m. Sundays, except for March 9, when show time
story of a group of African Americans in Bogalusa,
is 2 p.m. $10. (248) 541-6430.
La., who form a militia group to battle the Ku Klux.
Klan. The telefilm premieres 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
16, and repeats 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, and 11
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. Check your local listings.
The Second City-Detroit's mainstage cast presents
Woodward to Your Mother, its 24th revue, now in
previews 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays and 7:30
and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays prior to its March 20
Purple Rose Theatre Company Arts Outreach
official opening, at the Second City Theatre in
Program hosts a one-night-only performance of its
Detroit. $15-$20. (248) 645-6666.
original, family-oriented musical production Talk
Long-running comedy team the Smothers Brothers
To Me 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Chelsea
brings a special blend of music and humor to two area
Performing Arts Complex, located at Chelsea



n appearance by New
York's Guarneri String
Quartet has more impact
these days than it has had in the
past. The chamber group,
launched in 1964, is cutting back
on performances and taking full
summer vacations.
Guarneri, which has
changed only one member in
its long career, will be in
Michigan for a concert
sponsored by the
Chamber Music Society
of Detroit. Members will
present works by Haydn,
Bartok and Beethoven at
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
15, at Seligman
Performing Arts Center
in Beverly Hills.
"There are no leaders in


our group," violinist Arnold
Steinhardt told Modern Maturity.
"We are four strong personalities
who believe in disagreeing about
the music."
Cellist Peter Wiley is the
newest member, recently
replacing David Soyer, his


The Guarneri
String Quartet

teacher. The quartet also includes
violinist John Dailey and violist
Michael Tree.
Guarneri, which takes its name
from an Italian family known for
making string instruments, has
two Jewish members, Steinhardt
and Tree.
The chamber group, in its
39th year, can look back on
thousands of international
concerts, television
and radio
cials, documen-
taries, educa-
tional presenta-
tions and more
than 50 albums.
A full-length
film, High Fideli t y
The Guarneri String
tarter; was released

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