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April 18, 2014

Area Arts News

‘Future of Talent’ planned for May

Triple Threat Talent Tour will present “The Future of Talent” on May 2 and 3 at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center at 24 Market St. in Oneonta. Local talent will perform routines in acting, singing and dancing in front of a panel including Broadway stars Amy Spanger and James Patric Moran, director Chantal Robson, and Patrick Goodwill of CSA Telsey and Co.

Admittance bands will be available for $15 for the preliminary acts from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 3.

They may be purchased at www.TripleThreatTalentTour.com or by calling 437-3855.

The final showcase will take place at 7 p.m. featuring the top routines and Spanger. Tickets are $15 for general admittance or $30 for a meet-and- greet and available at www.foothillspac.org or 431-2080.

Those interested in being an act should call Triple Threat at 437-3855.

 

CCS to highlight Rachmaninoff’s ‘Vespers’

Catskill Choral Society will bring a touch of old and new to its spring concert this year. The group will perform Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at First United Methodist Church at 66 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.

Making its debut will be the Catskill Choral Society Youth Choir. The group is composed of children ages 7 to 14 from local communities. The Youth Choir is under the direction of Catskill Choral Society Artistic Director and Conductor R. Colin Armstrong, and accompanied by Timothy Horne.

Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers,” also known as All-Night Vigil, Op. 37, is based on chants of the Russian Orthodox Church. The piece, written in 1915 during a time of war for Russia, will be sung in Rachmaninoff’s native Russian.

Tickets may be purchased in Oneonta at The Plains at Parish Homestead, Green Earth and Artware; in Cooperstown at Augur’s Corner Bookstore; in Unadilla at Country Computers & Publishing; in Sidney at Corky’s Wine & Spirits; from any CCS members; and at www.catskillchoralsociety.org. For more information, call 431-6060.

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