A selection of events from the Arts Calendar that caught our eye this week.
Nashville International Folk Dance: Autumn Leaves
Lee Otterholt, born in the US of Norwegian-American parents, lived and worked most of his life in Norway as a professional dancer, dance teacher and choreographer. In Oslo, he founded and led the Center for International Folk Dance. NIFD welcomes Otterholt back for his second Autumn Leaves workshop. He will teach a variety of Balkan dances from Albania, Romania, Greece and other countries in the region.
Nashville Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare Allowed!
- November 2, 12pm
- Nashville Public Library
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival invites you to read every play Shakespeare wrote, out loud in a monthly reading circle. Attendees can participate or read along quietly. Some copies of the play will be available. November's reading of Titus Andronicus begins at noon at the Public Library Main Branch.
Vocal Arts Nashville: Deep Peace
Vocal Arts Nashville presents a concert for All Saints Day, featuring the local premiere of Ildebrando Pizzetti's Requiem. The choir will also perform Hubert Parry's Songs of Farewell and JS Bach's Actus Tragicus Gottes Zeit, accompanied by members of the Nashville Concerto Orchestra.
Gateway Chamber Orchestra: Unexpected Beauty
- November 4, 4 pm, Mabry Concert Hall
- November 5, 7:30pm, Franklin Theatre
The Gateway Chamber Orchestra takes a trip to Vienna and finds the unexpected beauty in the music of the Second Viennese School. This exploration of 20th century tonality includes music by Schoenberg and his students Webern and Berg.
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