“Celliola and Friends” featuring Cynthia Fogg (violin), Tom Flaherty (cello), Aron Kallay (piano) and Yuri Inoo (percussion). Music by Benjamin Broening, Evan Chambers, Tom Flaherty, David Sherr and Frances White. 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 15 at Bridges Hall of Music.
The Courage to Remember, a traveling Holocaust exhibit will be on display from October 7 though 16. An opening ceremony takes place on Monday, October 7 at 4 p.m. Representatives from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and a Holocaust survivor will speak. Free. The exhibit will be on display and open to the public Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Columbia Artists presents Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, costumed dancers perform authentic Hungarian folk dances supported by both a folk orchestra playing traditional instruments and the world-famous Gipsy Orchestra on Friday, September 27 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center.
Karousel Kids presents "A Spoonful of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" at the Lewis Family Playhouse from August 3 through 10. Also, check out the Candlelight Pavilion: 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening shows: dinner at 6 p.m., performance at 8:15 p.m.; Sunday evening shows: dinner at 5 p.m., performance at 7:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees: lunch at 11 a.m., performance at 12:45 p.m. 626-1254, ext.1 or www.candlelightpavilion.com. See our complete listings.
Company B: The Andrews Sisters Tribute Act performs at Candlelight Pavilion Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9 and 10. The Candlelight Pavilion will host a variety of musical tributes throughout the summer including Revisiting the Orbison Years, Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience, Surfin’ Safari: The Ultimate Tribute to the The Beach Boys, The Sound of Motown, The Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John and DSB: America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey.
Claremont's own Village Dance Arts presents "Footnotes: A Night in the Library" at Citrus College's Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora on Saturday, June 22. The one-time-only performance takes place at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 for presale or $15 at the door. For more information, call 624-1415.
A faculty concert featuring Margaret Thornhill (clarinet), Twyla Meyer (piano) and guest Ray Tischer (viola) begin the Claremont Clarinet Festival series at 2:30 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music this Saturday.
In Janet Klein’s world, everything old is new again—from her perfectly coifed 1920s-era bob to her musical repertoire of historic ballads from the 1910s, ‘20s and ‘30s.
The historical preservationist and seasoned songstress of Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys is happily at home in a bygone era reclaimed as her own. She invites the Claremont community to join her on the journey at this year’s Claremont Folk Festival, to be held at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on Saturday, June 15.
“Nowadays [artists] don’t spend much time setting up the story. They just get to the hook of the song and are too busy with fancy instrumental sections and showing off musical prowess, " she said.
Claremont Symphony Orchestra and Spectrum present "A Tribute to Motown and R&B." Nationally known Las Vegas-based vocal quartet will perform its unique adaptations of 22 familiar Motown songs from the 1960s and 1970s. The concert on Sunday, June 9 begins with the Claremont Symphony performing selections from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. Spectrum harmonizes favorites by the Temptations, Righteous Brothers, Four Tops, Supremes and Stevie Wonder.
You might think fitting the folk orchestra Round Mountain—a gypsy swirl of accordion, trumpet, guitar, bouzouki, kora, bagpipes and drums—on stage at the Claremont Folk Festival would be a logistical nightmare.
In fact, the group is just a duo, consisting of multi-instrumentalist brothers Char and Robby Rothschild. They will be stopping by the festival, set for Saturday, June 15 at the Rancho Santa Anta Botanic Garden, as part of a tour in support of their fourth album, The Goat.
As is the case with many good things, it all began with Willie Nelson.