When Vadirn Gluzman performed the
Tchaikovsky violin concerto with the
Detroit Symphony last January, review-
er Lawrence B. Johnson compared him
to the late virtuoso Isaac Stern.
"Gluzman possesses Stern's rare pas-
sion, his physical strength and his elec-
tri4ing propensity for altering rhythms
and phrases," said Johnson in his Detroit
New review. All of which added up to
a Tchaikovsky of unflagging- brilliance
and memorable originality."
The 30-year-old Israeli violinist
will solo again with the DSO during
the 2005-06 season. But local audi-
ences don't have to wait - Gluzman
will present a single Detroit-area
recital Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Christ
The Ukrainian-born violinist and
his wife, pianist Angela Yoffe, open
this year's Cranbrook Music Guild
series with a concert of works for
violin and piano, by Mozart,
Prokofiev, Bartok and Ravel, along
with two compositions by young
Jewish pianist and composer Lera
In April, Gluzman and Yoffe gave
several of Auerbach's violin works
their first recorded performance on
the BIS label.
The duo studied together at the
Juilliard School in New York. He
became an Israeli citizen in 1990;
she made aliyah in 1991. They are
expecting their first child in
- Diana Lieberman
Vadim Gluzman performs in
recital with Angela Yoffe 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Christ
Church Cranbrook, Lone Pine
and Cranbrook roads. $30. (248)
The 2002 Tony Award winner for Best
Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie,
directed by Michael Mayer and based on
the 1967 Jazz Age film of the same
name, comes to Michigan with perform-
ances 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8
p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2
and 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14-19, at
Wharton Center for Performing Arts in
East Lansing. $25-$52.50. (517) 432-
Chamber Music Society of Detroit hosts pianist
Richard Goode, performing works by Haydn, Schubert
and Schumann, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Seligman
Performing Arts Center in Beverly Hills. $20-$67.
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra performs
Three B's, a concert featuring pieces by Bach, Bartok
and Beethoven, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the
GAIL ZI M MERMAN
Michigan Theater. $19-$36. (734) 994-4801.
Arts & Entertainment
Following his concert with the DSO inaugurating
Detroit's Max M. Fisher Music Center on Oct. 11, vio-
linist Itzhak Perlman travels to the Midland Center for
on late-night TV and a regular on the
the Arts, where he performs with the Midland Symphony
NBC series Caroline in the City, Cathy Ladman brings her
Orchestra 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. $35-$55. (800) 523-
stream-of-consciousness take on the banalities of urban
7649 or vvww.mcfta.org.
middle-class life to Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase 8:30
The Michigan Chamber Players, a group of U-M facul-
Thursday and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
ty members including violinist Aaron Berofsky and violist
$10-$13. (734) 996-9080.
Yizhak Schotten, perform works by Saint-Saens, Dvorak
Comedian Richard Lewis takes time out from his recur-
and more 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Rackham
ring role on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm to perform in
Auditorium in Ann Arbor. Free. (734) 764-2538.
An Evening of Comedy, a benefit for the Michigan
Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Tuesday,
Oct. 28, at Knollwood Country Club in West Bloomfield.
Versatile singer-songwriter Cheryl Wheeler takes the
Cocktails and a strolling dinner begin at 6:30 p.m., fol-
stage 8 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11-12,
lowed by Lewis' performance at
at The Ark in Ann Arbor.
8 p.m. Tickets are $200 per
$17.50. (734) 761-1451.
guest/$118 for guests 35 and
Michigan Jazz Festival hosts a
under. (248) 646-2440.
fundraiser featuring Maynard
Ferguson and his Big-Bop
Nouveau Band 3 p.m. Sunday,
THE BIG SCREEN
Oct. 12, at Clarenceville High
The Redford Theatre screens
School (Middlebelt between
1942 classic Casablanca,
Seven and Eight Mile roads) in
by Academy Award-
Livonia. $15/reserved seats.
(248) 474-2720 or (734) 459-
Mihali Kertesz to
Williams appears at Ann
Jules J. and
Arbor's Michigan Theater with
opening act The Jayhawks, the
Minnesota-bred band featuring
actor Peter Lorre (born Laszlo
guitarist Marc Pearlman, 7:30
in Hungary), 8 p.m.
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. $32.
and 8 p.m. Satur-
Just two days after his saxo-
phonist brother Branford helps
inaugurate "The Max" in
Comedian Richard Lewis performs a benefit for
Detroit with pianist Oscar
the ADL on Oct. 28.
Peterson, trumpeter Wynton
Marsalis and his septet play Ann
Arbor's Michigan Theater 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct.
17. $18-$44. (734) 764-2538.
The Detroit Zoo presents Zoo Boo, its annual
Halloween event for children ages 2-7, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct.
ON THE STAGE
17-19, 24-26 and 30-31. $5 per person. Info: (248) 541-
5835; tickets: (248) 645-6666.
Performance Network in Ann Arbor stages Tongue of a
The Birmingham Temple Drama Group stages, with
Bird, directed by David Wolber and featuring Henrietta
sets, costumes and music, Whirly Words, a presentation
Hermelin in a poetic play exploring the tender and pre-
for ages 2 and up of Amelia Bedelia, That's Good, That's
cious relationships between mothers and daughters, 8 p.m.
Bad and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, 11 a.m.
Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, with a
Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Farmington Hills temple. $4
matinee 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. $19.50-$27.50. (734)
members/$5 nonmembers. Reservations: (248) 477-1410.
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