Nov
18
Sat
Siberian Solstice @ Christ’s Church
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm

Originating as a small church band that played three Trans-Siberian Orchestra songs as part of a Christmas service in 2005, Siberian Solstice realized the power and inspiration possible with TSO music and began putting together a complete show of TSO songs. The show includes the narrated story, “The Angel’s Gift,” and features a light show along with a video presentation. Admission: Free, with freewill offering taken.

Nov
19
Sun
University of Findlay Concert-Chorale and University Singers Concert @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation along with the Christmas holiday, the University of Findlay Concert-Chorale and University Singers will present a concert featuring selections by Bach and Handel.

The performance, which will be free and open to the public, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. No tickets will be required. It will be conducted by SeaHwa Jung, assistant professor of music.

Musical selections will include Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott” and George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah.”

Bach’s piece, which translates to “A Mighty Fortress is Our God,” is a choral cantata composed during the 1700s in honor of Reformation Day, which is traditionally celebrated on Oct. 31. It was first published in 1821, and comprises eight movements.

Handel’s “Messiah” is an English language oratorio composed in 1741. Structurally resembling operatic form, this piece is not as dramatic. It was written for modest vocal and instrumental inclusion. Over the years, however, it has been adapted to accommodate larger choirs and soaring performances depicting Jesus’ life, the passion and resurrection.

Nov
30
Thu
Birds of Chicago @ Roy and Marcia Armes Hall at Marathon Center for Performing Arts
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm
Dec
10
Sun
University of Findlay Symphonic Band @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 10 all-day

The University of Findlay Symphonic Band will perform a Dec. 10 concert at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.

For more information, contact Jack Taylor at jtaylor@findlay.edu or call 419-434-4573.

Bluffton University presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’ @ Founders Hall at Bluffton University
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm

Bluffton University’s 122nd performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be held at 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in Founders Hall.

For more information, contact Natalie Mallis at mallisn@bluffton.edu or the music department office 419-358-3347.

Feb
1
Thu
George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic @ Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm

George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic will bring their blend of New Orleans blues, jazz, rock, pop and gospel to Lima. Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s psychedelic rockers. His influence continues today, winning his first Grammy for his work on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly.”

Mar
23
Fri
Jonatha Brooke @ Roy and Marcia Armes Hall at Marathon Center for Performing Arts
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm
Apr
20
Fri
Guy Davis @ Roy and Marcia Armes Hall at Marathon Center for Performing Arts
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm

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