PERFORMANCE NOTES.Byline: The Register-Guard
Concert to celebrate music of Glenn Miller Noun 1. Glenn Miller - United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
Alton Glenn Miller, Miller
The Blue Skies Big Band, along with the Jewel Tones, play their annual Veterans Day dance concert at the Oregon Air and Space Museum, 90377 Boeing Drive, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday.
The concert is a tribute to Glenn Miller, whose plane disappeared over the English Channel English Channel, Fr. La Manche [the sleeve], arm of the Atlantic Ocean, c.350 (560 km) long, between France and Great Britain. It is 112 mi (180 km) wide at its west entrance, between Land's End, England, and Ushant, France. Its greatest width, c. in 1944. Tickets are $8 at the door.
Two poets to read as part of DIVA series
DIVA's New Poetry Series presents an evening of poetry with Allison Cobb and Jen Coleman at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the center, 110 W. Broadway. Suggested donation is $5.
TV ballroom dancers to perform at Hult
Ballroom dancers from ABC's "Dancing With the Stars Dancing with the Stars is the name for a number of international television series based on the format of the British series Strictly Come Dancing. Nevertheless, not all the international versions share this title. " and the International Ballroom and Latin Dance The term Latin dance has two meanings, depending on whether the context is social or ballroom dance. Dances from Latin America
First, dances originating in Latin America. Typically these are Cha cha cha, Rumba, Samba, Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, Bolero. Champions from PBS's "The American Ballroom Challenge" will be featured in a show at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hult Center, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.
Tickets are $18 to $62 at 541-682-5000.
Pianist and soprano to join Mozart Players
The Oregon Mozart Players Oregon Mozart Players is a professional chamber orchestra based in Eugene, Oregon. The orchestra presents six concert sets in a typical season, in addition to numerous small ensemble performances and recitals by guest artists. perform this weekend at the Hult Center's Soreng Theater, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street. Concerts begin at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
The program opens with Ottorino Respighi's "Trittico Botticelliano," three short works based on paintings by Renaissance artist Botticelli.
Next is W.A. Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, with pianist John Musto. Musto and his wife, soprano Amy Burton, then will perform the world premiere Noun 1. world premiere - (music) the first public performance (as of a dramatic or musical work) anywhere in the world
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 of Musto's orchestration - commissioned by the Mozart Players - of his "Quiet Songs."
Tickets are $16 to $38 at 541-682-5000.