The Detroit Symphony Orchestra features Saint-
Saens' Symphony No. 3 ("Organ"), Liget's
Atmospheres and guest artist cellist Alisa Weilerstein,
performing Barber's Concerto for Cello, 10:45 and 8
p.m. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday,
April 30-May 2, at Detroit's Max M. Fisher Music
Center. $15-$105. (313) 576-5111.
Israeli-born classical cellist Matt Haimovitz,
bringing his solo classical performances to rock
clubs across the country, appears 8 p.m. Wednesday,
May 5, at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor. $12 in
advance/$15 day of. (734) 996-8555.
Cellist Matt Haimovitz performs May 5 at the Blind
Pig in Ann Arbor.
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Cantor
Annie Rose and the Temple Beth Emeth Adult
Choir (Kol Haley) team. up to present a gala concert
under the directiori of Maestro Arie Lipsky 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 7, at Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor.
The concert includes the premiere performance of
Sephardic Suite, a newly arranged and orchestrated
cycle of five choral Sephardic folk songs; Mozart's
Symphony No. 40., and selections from Handel (Zadok
the Priest and three movements from Samson). $30
adults/$15 children 12 and under/reception follows
performance. (734) 665-4744.
Birmingham Temple's Vivace Series hosts DSO
Concertmaster Emmanuelle Boisvert and DSO
Principal Cellist Robert deMaine, with pianist
Angelina Pashmakova, in a concert of intimate cham-
ber music 8 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the temple in
Farmington Hills. $15 temple members, seniors and
students/$18 nonmembers. Tickets: (248) 788-9338
or (248) 661-1348.
about the son and daughter of a bigamist
(from different wive s ) who meet online,
An evening of live mixed video and
April 30-May 16. Call for show times.
original music by Dziga Vertov
$11-$12. (248) 988-7049.
Performance Group, with Douglas
The newly conceived national tour of
Rosenberg (video), Scott Fields (guitar,
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma,
composer) and Ryan Smith (laptop com-
adapted from the recent Trevor
puter, composer), takes place 8 p.m.
Nunn/Susan Stroman production seen in
GAIL ZIN 'MERMAN
Saturday, May 1, at Museum of New Art
Arts & Lift Editor
London and New York, makes a stop at
(MONA), 7 N. Saginaw, in Pontiac. The
Detroit's Fox Theatre 8 p.m. Tuesday-
first part of the program, Solution, inter-
Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and
rogates the Holocaust in images, music and text; the
7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4-9. $28-$36.50 May 4-7/
second part, Pastorale, is a cine-poem of movement
$48-$70.50 May 8-9. (248) 433-1515.
and landscape. Free. (248) 210-7560.
SRO Productions presents the George Axelrod com
Jazz Pianist Steven Mayer performs a concert of
edy Goodbye Charlie, about a wild guy who dies and
works by jazz greats Art Tatum, Fats Waller and
returns to earth as a woman to straighten out his life,
Jelly Roll Morton 8 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays,
Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor. $5-$25.
May 7-23, in the 1854 Church in Burgh Historical
Park in Southfield. $8-$10. (248) 796-4645.
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts New York folksinger
Village Players of Birmingham re-creates the era
Lucy Kaplansky, with special guest Martyn Joseph,
and milieu of Jewish immigration in the early 20th
8 p.m. Saturday, May 1. $17.50. (734) 761-1451.
century in Rags: The American Musical, a "lost"
The Birmingham Concert Band performs its
Broadway musical with libretto by Joseph Stein
spring concert, "The Unconquerable Human
(Fiddler), music by Charles Strouse (Annie) and
Spirit," 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Groves High
lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin), 8 p.m. Fridays
School in Beverly Hills. Free. (248) 647-7586.
Multicultural, salsa hip-hop group Ozomatli takes
May 7-22, and 2
the stage Sunday, May 2, at Detroit's Majestic
Theatre. Doors at 7 p.m. $15. (248) 645-6666.
May 16 and 23.
Classic pop act Blondie appears Tuesday, May 4,
The story of a
at Clutch Cargo's in Pontiac. Doors at 7:30 p.m.
refugee from the
$40. (248) 645-6666.
Vocal group Five By Design pays homage to the
Russia who jour-
big bands of the 1940s in Radio Days, with seg-
neys to America
ments from vintage serials, comedies and quiz shows,
seeking her hus-
in DSO Pops Series concerts taking place 10:45 and
band who immi-
8 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and
3 p.m. Sunday, May 6-9, at the Max M. Fisher
years before is
Music Center in Detroit. $15-$86. (248) 576-5111.
Jyemo and the Extended Family, a Colorado-
based reggae, Latin and world funk band featuring
Bloomfield Township resident
of Novi and fea-
former Oak Parker Ira (Randy) Sweetwine on lead
Megan Victor is in the ensemble
percussion, performs Thursday, May 6, at the Blind
of "Rags," opening May 7 at
Pig in Ann Arbor, $5 cover, (734) 996-8555; and
Village Players Playhouse in
Friday, May 7, at Fifth Avenue in Royal Oak, $5
Megan Victor in
cover, (248) 542-9922.
The Farmington Community Chorus, composed
the Congregation Shaarey Zedek-West Bloomfield,
of 85 members from the metro Detroit area, performs
B'nai Israel Center member has acted as "resident
its spring concert, "By the Numbers," 8 p.m. Friday
expert" on Jewish tradition during preparation for
and Saturday, May 7-8, at Seligman Performing Arts
the show. $15. (248) 644-2075.
Center in Beverly Hills. $10. (810) 632-4067.
ON THE STAGE
Players Guild of Dearborn stages the Leonard
Bernstein/Adolph Green and Betty Comden/Jerome
Robbins collaboration On The Town, about three all-
American sailors on leave in New York City, 8 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, April 30-May 22, and 2 p.m.
Sundays, May 9, 16 and 23. $14. (313) 561-TKTS.
Ridgedale Players of Troy mounts a production of
Ray Cooney's comedy Caught in the Net, a story
THE BIG SCREEN
Get ready to sing communally at the top of your
lungs as Sing-A-Long Sound of Music, complete
with subtitles, comes to the screen at Royal Oak's
Main Art Theatre April 30-May 15. A costume
competition precedes the screenings, and an on-
stage master of ceremonies leads the audience in
vocal warm-ups and synchronized gestures to be
employed during the cult 1965 film's key moments.
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