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ConcertsLady K and the Kings of Swing
Enjoy this 17-piece Frank-Sinatra-style big band that recreates the sounds of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and more. Lady K and the Kings of Swing, with jazz vocalist Carla Helmbrecht, will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20, $8 for youth. Call 973-3343 or go to www.sanramonperformingarts.com. Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon.
Concerts'Sing Sing Swing! An Evening of Jazz '
"Sing Sing Swing! An Evening of Jazz" will features Lady K and the Kings of Swing with jazz vocalist Carla Helmbrecht, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center in San Ramon. Enjoy this 17-piece Frank-Sinatra-style big band recreating the sounds of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Count Basie, Gershwin and Ella Fitzgerald. Tickets are $20 for adults, $8 for youth. Call 973-3343. Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center , 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon .
Amici Lyric Opera presents an exciting performance by soprano Elena Yakoubovsky and pianist Simona Snitkovskaya from 3-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Lafayette Library. "Russian Romances" is a program of beloved Russian songs such as "Recognition" by Glinka, "In the Silence of the Night" by Rachmaninoff, "Pimpinella" by Tchaikovsky, and "Ivuchka" a folksong. Tickets are $25, children under 12 free. Call (800) 838-3006 or go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/917232. Lafayette Library Community Hall, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette.
Concerts'We Are the Nation: A Tribute to Veterans'
The Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra presents a special tribute to Veterans at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23 at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Program includes "Victory at Sea," "Songs of Travel," "Hymn to the Fallen" (Saving Private Ryan), "Esprit de Corps," "Spitfire." Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for seniors. Veterans are $10: use code Nation. Contact (916) 687-0545 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.
ConcertsDanville Girls Chorus 'Winter Carnival'
The Danville Girls Chorus will perform their Winter Concert, "Winter Carnival," at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6 at East Bay Four Square Church in Danville. Welcome the holiday season with festive winter theme music sung by girls in grades 3-8 from schools around the Tri-Valley area. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children. For tickets and more information, go to www.DanvilleGirlsChorus.com. East Bay Four Square Church, 2615 Camino Tassajara Road, Danville.
ConcertsCantabella Children's Chorus
The award-winning choir of K-12th graders presents a seasonal blend of reverence and merriment from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13; followed by the 4-12th graders from 4-5:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive. Program includes Salvator Mundi's "A Carol Sequence" by William Mathias and familiar carols such as "Feliz Navidad" and 'It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." Audience singalong, too. Tickets are $18-$20, children under 18 free. Call 703-598-4608 or go to cantabella.org. St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton.