Accordianistan (David C. Symons and Stephanie Reed) performs original compositions for multiple accordions. Influenced by traditional Yiddish and Balkan music, French musette, tango, Bach, and Satie, the music of Accordianistan playfully engages and transcends accordion clichés. Free; donations gladly accepted.
The students of LPO cellist and frequent Marigny Opera House performer Jeanne Jaubert perform selections for cello. By donation.
Newly-commissioned works by choreographers Will Byram, Angelle Hebert and Shannon Stewart, and Maritza Mercado-Narcisse. Music by the Polymnia Quartet, featuring Samuel Barber’s String Quartet in B Minor, and other works. Tickets: $20/$10. Available online, and at the door each night.
A new performance collaboration blending the worlds of classical music and physical theater. New Resonance Orchestra and conductor Francis Scully perform 11 of the most audacious movements from the “theatrical” symphonies of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Under the direction of Darci Fulcher, Goat in the Road’s ensemble accompanies the music with a silent theatrical performance, bringing Haydn’s musical world to life in all of its anarchic glory. Tickets: $20/$10 for students, online and at the door.
New Orleans Steinway Artist Matt Lemmler is a pianist, vocalist, arranger, composer, educator, and producer. Raised just blocks from the home of Fats Domino, Matt remembers a childhood in the Lower Ninth Ward where music constantly filled the house. Sunday’s Musical Meditation will feature his unique “Lemmler-ized” arrangements of pop songs and jazz standards, as well as sacred songs and spirituals that provide listeners with an uplifting and inspiring musical experience. Free; donations accepted.