Opera star Lewis coming dwelling to sing at alma mater – thqaftqlm

Opera star Lewis coming dwelling to sing at alma mater

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MUSIC: Soprano homecoming

Soprano Kristin Lewis, an Arkansas native, College of Central Arkansas alumna and opera star in North America and Europe, joins the Conway Symphony Orchestra and conductor Israel Getzov for a program titled “Luminous! The CSO with Kristin Lewis,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Reynolds Efficiency Corridor at UCA, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.

Tickets are $25-$45, $10 for youngsters with a paying grownup, free for UCA college students free with ID. Name (501) 450-3265 or go to conwaysymphony.org.

Composer homecoming

Cellist, composer and Arkansas native Jeremy Crosmer and pianist Jeannette Fang will give a recital, below the auspices of the Chamber Music Society of Little Rock, 7:30 p.m. in the present day at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., Little Rock. Tickets are $25, free for college students. A meet-and-greet reception follows. Go to chambermusicLR.com.

Additionally this weekend, Crosmer and his sister, Arkansas Symphony violinist Charlotte Crosmer, will solo with the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra and conductor Gabriel Bruce in his piece “Homecoming” as a part of a live performance by all three ASO Youth Ensembles — additionally the Prelude Orchestra performed by Drew Irvin and Academy Orchestra performed by Tom Mcdonald — at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mills Excessive College, 708 E. Dixon Street, Little Rock.

Tickets are $5, free for youngsters 18 and youthful. Go to arkansassymphony.org/news-events/spring-concert-2023. For extra data, e-mail dhill@arkansassymphony.org.

  photo  Cellist and composer Jeremy Crosmer performs a recital in the present day for the the Chamber Music Society of Little Rock at St. Marks Episcopal Church in Little Rock and solos along with his sister, Charlotte, with the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra on Saturday. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)
Percussion pow-wow

The College of Arkansas at Little Rock Percussion Ensemble and Trojan Metal Band will carry out at 7:30 p.m. Friday within the Stella Boyle Smith Live performance Corridor, Advantageous Arts Constructing, UALR, 2801 S. College Ave., Little Rock. Admission is free.

In the meantime, UALR’s second annual Percussion Day on Saturday will carry highschool percussionists from across the state to campus for a free day of performances (together with teams from Springdale Har-Ber Excessive College, The Academies of West Memphis, and Star Metropolis Excessive College) and clinics by Smith and Justin Bunting. Register at tinyurl.com/bdessrbm. For extra data, e-mail jbunting@ualr.edu.

Prize winners solo

Violinist Basil Alter and pianist Xinyue Yang, grand prize winners within the Delta Symphony Orchestra’s 2023 Younger Artist Competitors, be part of the orchestra and conductor Neale Bartee for the orchestra’s Younger Artist Live performance, 2 p.m. Sunday in Arkansas State College’s Fowler Middle, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Alter, from Memphis, will carry out Camille Saint-Saens”https://www.arkansasonline.com/information/2023/apr/20/opera-star-lewis-coming-home-to-sing-at-alma-mater/”Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.” Yang, from Rochester, N.Y., will solo within the first motion, “Allegro ma non tanto,” of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

The DSO Junior Excessive Refrain consists of singers from Annie Camp and MacArthur junior highs in Jonesboro and colleges from surrounding districts — Greene County Tech, Buffalo Island Central, Brookland, Westside and Valley View. Tickets are $20-$35. Name (870) 761-8254 or go to deltasymphonyorchestra.org/tickets.

Delta Roots

Bluesman Paul Thorn headlines the third annual Delta Roots Competition, 11 a.m. Saturday April 22, 116 Cherry St., Helena/West Helena. The 11-hour extravaganza on the banks of the Mississippi River additionally options The Divas on Fireplace; the Oxford AllStars; Earl & Them, led by Earl Cate of the Cate Brothers; Calvin Lee; John Mohead; guitarist C.W. Gatlin; the Billy Jeter Band; and Fonky Donkey. Tickets are $25. Go to Deltarootsmusicfest.eventbrite.com.

Large-band live performance

Trumpeter James Morrison and prime regional jazz musicians be part of forces for a big-band live performance, 7 p.m. Sunday within the auditorium in Arkansas Corridor at Henderson State College, 118 Henderson St., Arkadelphia. Tickets are $14.99, $9.99 for college students. Go to hsu.edu/morrison. For extra data, e-mail bucknej@hsu.edu.

THEATER: Royal ‘Dolly’

The Royal Gamers stage “Hey, Dolly!” (music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, e-book by Michael Stewart, primarily based on Thornton Wilder’s play “The Matchmaker”), 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and April 27-29 and a couple of p.m. Sunday and April 30 on the Royal Theatre, 111 N. Market St., Benton. Tickets are $18; $15 for senior residents 60-plus, members of the army and school college students with ID; $8 for Ok-12 college students. Go to TheRoyalPlayers.TicketLeap.com. For extra data, name (501) 315-5483.

Very important ‘Wizard’

New York-based Very important Theatre Firm places its one-hour model of the “The Wizard of Oz” — initially tailored, designed and directed by Michael Schloegl — onstage with a forged of six actors, puppet Munchkins, one flying monkey and “a humorous witch,” 6 p.m. Friday in Reynolds Efficiency Corridor on the College of Central Arkansas in Conway. The present is aimed primarily at audiences age 2-7. Tickets are $10, $5 for youngsters. The present and social gathering are fundraisers for the Reynolds Major Stage Schooling Sequence. Name (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012.

Pine Bluff ‘Internet’

The Arts & Science Middle for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Major St., Pine Bluff, levels “Charlotte’s Internet,” tailored for the stage by Joseph Robinette from the E.B. White basic, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and a couple of p.m. Sunday within the heart’s Catherine M. Bellamy Theater. Sponsor is Relyance Financial institution. Tickets are $18, $13 for senior residents and heart members, $10 for college students. Name (870) 536-3375 or go to asc701.org.

OBU ‘Poppins’

Ouachita Baptist College’s theater arts division levels “Mary Poppins” (music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, further music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, e-book by Julian Fellowes, primarily based on the Disney film and the books by P.L. Travers), 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and a couple of:30 p.m. Sunday in Jones Performing Arts Middle at OBU, 409 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Tickets are $12, $10 for Henderson State College college students, free (one ticket per) for OBU college students. Name (870) 245-5555 or go to obu.edu/boxoffice.

ART: Argenta exhibit

“Ooh Little one,” a multimedia figurative exhibit of artwork by Lisa Krannichfeld, opens with a Third Friday Artwork Stroll reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday on the Argenta Library, 420 Major St., North Little Rock. The exhibit stays up by means of Might 12. Library hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Name (501) 687-1061 or go to NLRlibrary.org.

Glasswork pop-up

Artwork Group Gallery, within the Nice Ridge City Middle, 11525 Cantrell Street, Little Rock, hosts a “James Hayes Pop Up,” that includes Hayes’ glasswork (Hayes may even be current), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Name (501) 690-2193 or go to artgrouparkansas.com.

DANCE: Listening with eyes

Pay attention With Your Eyes Dance Troupe performs a program titled “Resurgence,” together with the debut of Pay attention With Your Eyes Youth Dance Ensemble, 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Parnell Auditorium, on the Arkansas College for the Deaf, 2400 W. Markham St., Little Rock. The troupe’s mission is to supply a platform for deaf/laborious of listening to and listening to dancers “to showcase their skills, join with one another, and break down obstacles by means of the artwork of dance.” Tickets are $10-$25. Go to tinyurl.com/3v4js6wz.

ETC.: Spa Metropolis ‘Tinkerfest’

Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Blvd., Sizzling Springs, hosts its seventh Tinkerfest science and humanities pageant, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, that includes greater than 25 interactive, one-day-only experiment stations to discover STEAM (Science, Expertise, Engineering, Artwork, and Math) ideas by means of hands-on actions. Presenter is Smile Sizzling Springs-Erwin & Barnett Dentistry. It is included with the museum’s common admission — $12, $10 for youngsters 3-12 and senior residents 65 and older, $11 for lecturers and members of the army. Name (501) 767-3461 or go to midamericamuseum.org.

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