Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travel to the English countryside to investigate the death of Sir Charles Baskerville — whose body was discovered on the grounds of his estate with dog prints identified nearby — in this comic retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Hound of Baskervilles." Performances of playwright Ken Ludwig's comedy about everyone's favorite detective will be at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 2-4, and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-5, at Oregon Cabaret Theatre. Tickets are $22 or $36 and can be purchased at oregoncabaret.com or by calling 541-488-2902.
Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joann Wallfisch will present "Beyond Joni Mitchell," a retrospective of music by Mitchell, Joan Baez and others, along with her original songs, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Artistic Piano Gallery, 1390 Biddle Road, No. 107, Medford. Wallfisch has three albums to her credit. Her fourth, "Blood and Bone," will be released later this year. Reservations are available at siskiyoumusicproject.com.
Pronounced "VOH-ches 8," the British vocal ensemble will present "Choral Dances," a program of music by William Byrd, Benjamin Britten, Sergei Rachmaninov and others — including Van Morrison and Duke Ellington — at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $33 or $28, $5 for students and Oregon Trail card holders, and can be purchased at chambermusicconcerts.org, by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348, or at the door.
Russian Grand Ballet
Russia's and Ukraine's brightest ballet stars, under the leadership of ballet master Andrey Litvinov, will present Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. This full-length classical production features the rarely seen "Waltz of the Black Swans." Swan Lake features the story of Odette, a beautiful princess, who falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried's devotion can save her. Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake combines romanticism and tragedy in a magical tale of love and deception. Tickets are $45, $55, $65 or $75 and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Ari and Mia
New England’s Americana sister act — Ari and Mia Friedman — transforms roots, early folk and Americana forces into music for contemporary audiences. The chamber-folk duo will perform music inspired by southern and northeastern fiddle music traditions at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $15. Call 541-482-5700 or see grizzlypeakwinery.info.