Pops conductor Michael Krajewski and the Jacksonville Symphony will present James Owen’s “Classical Mystery Tour” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” on Friday and Saturday. Performances will be at 11 a.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jacoby Symphony Hall in The Times-Union Center for the Arts, 300 Water St. Tickets, which range from $20 to $83, can be purchased at www.jaxsymphony.org or by calling (904) 354-5547.
In other Beatles-related Symphony news, the Symphony’s brass ensemble will present its version of the Beatles’ rooftop concert, their last public performance, at 6 and 6:50 p.m. Tuesday on the roof of Black Sheep restaurant, 1534 Oak St.
LaVilla honored for its dance program
The Florida Alliance for Arts Education recently recognized seven Florida public school as Florida Arts Model School. LaVilla School of the Arts received the designation for outstanding programs in dance.
Romanza Festivale continues
The Romanza Festivale of the Arts will continue in St. Augustine through Sunday, May 14. For a complete schedule of events go towww.romanzafestivale.com.
Duo Beaux Arts at All Saints
The Duo Beaux Arts, concert pianists Tao Lin and Catherine Lan, will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 4171 Hendricks Ave. The concert is free.
‘Annie’ auditions for the Alhambra
There will be open auditions from 1-5 p.m. Monday at the Alhambra Rehearsal Hall, located in the Arlington YMCA, 10131 Atlantic Blvd, for “Annie.” Children will be seen after 3 p.m. Adults should prepare a 16-measure audition from the show. Children will learn and sing “It’s a Hard Knock Life.” Non-union actors will be seen as time permits. Equity actors who are cast will receive $629 a week. The show runs June 28 through Aug. 13.
Ambrosia at Alhambra
Five-time Grammy nominee Ambrosia will perform at 8 p.m. Monday at the Alhambra Theatre &Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd. Tickets, which are $69, include dinner and a show. To purchase go to www.alhambrajax.com or call (904) 641-1212.
Ritz Players at Cummer
The Ritz Chamber Players will perform a lunchtime concert at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cummer Museum of Art &Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave. The concert is free with admission to the museum but anyone wishing to attend must register by calling (904) 899-6038. Box lunches can be preordered from the Cummer Cafe by calling (904) 899-6022.
OPCT presents musical celebration
“Seasons: A Musical Celebration” will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Road, Orange Park. Tickets, which are $15, can be purchased at www.opct.info or www.showtixnow.com.
Tickets fund fellowships
The St. Johns Cultural Council has purchased all the tickets to the Friday performance of “I Ought to Be in Pictures” at the Limelight Theatre and will be selling them for $30. A portion of the proceeds will go the Jr. ROWINTA Fellowship fund, which helps graduating high school girls pursue the development of artistic skills. Kiera Pheffer and Gemma Smith of St. Augustine High School and Delaney Maxwell from Creekside High School were chosen to receive $1,000 scholarships this year. Get tickets for the play at tututix.com/stjohnsculture or by calling (435) 222-2849. The Limelight is at 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine.
Second Sunday at Stetson’s features Fitchen
Jeannie Fitchen will perform the Second Sunday at Stetson’s concert on Sunday, May 14, in Beluthahatchee Park, 1523 State Road 13. The performance will be from 2-4 p.m. with the park opening at 1 p.m. and closing at 5 p.m. A $10 donation is recommended and a reservation is required. Call (904) 206-8304 and leave a voice message.
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