Theresa Tova, Natasha Ramer and Latvian-born international singing star Aelita perform Russian songs that sustained the Russian home front population during the terrible days of the Second World War. Accompanying are Vadim Kolpakov, Russian Roma 7-String Guitarist, and pianist Boris Fogel of the Bolshoi Theatre. Tickets: $25 General/$20 Seniors/ $15 Students. Available now online!
Local favorite songbird, Sarah Quintana, is back from her travels for one evening only to perform a special solo of new songs, French classics and haunting Halloween covers. Free to the public; suggested donation: $20.
Polymnia Quartet returns home to Sunday Musical Mediation at Marigny Opera House to perform Bela Bartok String Quartet no. 1. Bartok’s dramatic first work for quartet showcases a whirlwind of dramatic motifs and mournful folk melodies. Program also includes Beethoven’s terse masterpiece op. 95, known as the Serioso Quartet. Suggested donation: $20
Helen Jane Long is an award-winning film composer whose musicology brings indie culture to classical and soundtrack music. This one-time Warner Bros. composer left it all behind to create her own record label, publishing company and destiny. Her signature sound is cinematic classical and she’s kicking and dragging it into the future with her stunning fourth release, “Identity”. Tickets: $30/$20 Students & Seniors, available online now.
The Marigny Opera Ballet: dancing in New Orleans for two full seasons of premieres, awards and sold-out houses. This season. take advantage of special subscription prices to enjoy three full programs of dance and music. Now available online: Friday Subscription (11/18/16; 2/10/17; 4/14/17); Saturday Subscription (11/19/16; 2/11/17; 4/15/17); Sunday Subscription (11/20/16; 2/12/17; 4/16/17).