PERFORMANCE NOTES.Byline: The Register-Guard
Symphony show for kids set for Saturday
The Eugene Symphony The Eugene Symphony is an American orchestra based in Eugene, Oregon. Its home venue is the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts.
Approximately 22,000 people attend Eugene Symphony's classical and pops concert performances each year. will perform its annual Tots to Ten family concert at 10 a.m. and again at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the Hult Center's Soreng Theater, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.
The program is titled "Magical Mozart" and features the Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre. The puppets will perform as the orchestra plays the overtures to "The Magic Flute" and "Don Giovanni Don Giovanni: see Don Juan. ."
Following each performance, audience members are invited to create puppets with the puppeteers and try out symphony instruments in a musical "petting zoo" in the Hult Center lobby.
Tickets are $5 for kids and $8 for adults at 682-5000.
Cottage Theatre debuts system for hearing impaired
Cottage Theatre has added an assisted listening system for hard of hearing patrons.
The theater's Gentner Assisted Listening System has been made available for the first time at its current production of "The Miracle Worker," about the life of Helen Keller. The play wraps up its run on Sunday.
"In the last few years, we have had many requests from patrons for extra listening support, and we are delighted to be able to finally provide this service," Cottage Theatre Executive Director Susan Goes said.
The system, which can serve up to 10 patrons at a time, was purchased with help from the Meyer Memorial Trust, the Doyle and Donna Shepherd Foundation and Safeco Insurance.
DIVA hosts festival of audio-related art
A festival of sound-related art opens Sunday and runs through Oct. 31 at Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts visual arts npl → artes fpl plásticas
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"See Hear Now!" will include works by Adam Alexander, Brian Walker and Jessica Robinson.
Alexander's "The Lonesome lone·some
a. Dejected because of a lack of companionship. See Synonyms at alone.
b. Producing such dejection: a lonesome hour at the bar.
2. , Melancholy Reflections of the Hubble Space Telescope Hubble Space Telescope (HST), the first large optical orbiting observatory. Built from 1978 to 1990 at a cost of $1.5 billion, the HST (named for astronomer E. P. Hubble) was expected to provide the clearest view yet obtained of the universe. , Briefly Interrupted by a Chance Encounter With God" is a narrative sound piece that follows the uneventful, slightly depressing life and times of the Hubble Space Telescope.
Walker's "Color Music" was composed using colors found on the keys of a toy piano The toy piano is a musical instrument, made as a child's toy, but which has also been used in more serious musical contexts. The instrument was invented in Philadelphia in 1872 by a German immigrant named Albert Schoenhut. . Color samples matching the keys were scanned into the computer and then the matching sound from each key was added to the video.
Robinson's "Remains" explores the idea of removal of the unnecessary, the unwanted, the old and the used.
Willamette High will host high school choir festival
The annual Metropolitan Choral cho·ral
1. Of or relating to a chorus or choir.
2. Performed or written for performance by a chorus.
[Medieval Latin chor Festival, featuring choirs from area high schools, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Willamette High School Willamette High School is a school in Eugene, Oregon.
Willamette, or "Wil-Hi," is located in the Bethel-Danebo area of west Eugene, and is the only high school in the Bethel School District. south gym.
The event is sponsored by the Metropolitan Choral Directors Association and the Emerald Empire Kiwanis Club.
Tickets are $3 each or $5 for a family of up to five people. All proceeds go to the participating school choirs.
High schools participating are Churchill, Creswell, Elmira, Pleasant Hill, South Eugene, Springfield, Thurston and Willamette. Each school choir will sing two songs, after which they will form a combined choir to perform two songs under the direction of Sharon Paul, director of University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. choral activities.
She will also critique each choir and give pointers.