Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: 1 piano, 4 hands
Duo Arete - four-hand piano duo Tatiana Roitman and Kristina Marinova - will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Their program includes Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56b, by Johannes Brahms; Fantaisie-Tableaux, op.5, by Sergei Rachmaninoff; En Blanc et Noir by Claude Debussy; Libertango by Astor Piazzolla; and Variations on a Theme by Niccolo Paganini by Witold Lutoslawski. The concert is part of St. Luke’s Festival of the Senses Series. Admission is free. Call (501) 753-4281.
Right off the Bat
Ouachita Baptist University’s Opera Theatre will stage Johann Strauss II’s opera Die Fledermaus (The Bat) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m.Sunday in Jones Performing Arts Center, OBU, Arkadelphia. Tickets are $10, free (one ticket per) for students with a current ID. Call (870) 245-5555 or visit obu.edu/boxoffice.
Frog and fidelity
The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Music Theatre Workshop will stage The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Lukas Foss, based on Mark Twain’s tale, and the Act I finale of the opera Cosi fantutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the university’s Fine Arts Center auditorium. Admission is free. Call (870) 460-1060.
Songs and stories
The North Little Rock Community Concert Band will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Patrick Henry Hays Center, 401 W. Pershing Blvd., North Little Rock. Music director Rico Belotti’s “Every Song Has a Story” program will include John Philip Sousa’s The Free Lance march; excerpts from the finale of the Grande symphonie funebre et triomphale by Hector Berlioz; “At a Dixieland Jazz Funeral” by Arkansas State University professor of music emeritus Jared Spears; Michael Brown’s Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch; and Armed Forces, The Pride of America, a Veterans Day salute. Trombonist Lee Clark will be on the podium for the King Karl King March by Henry Fillmore. Admission is free. Call (501) 758-2576 or visit nlrcommunityband.com.
Weekend, Pages 33 on 10/31/2013
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