'Singin' in the Rain'
This splashy musical follows the story of a silent film production company and its cast as they make the difficult transition from silent films to "talkies." Look for magical songs such as "Singin' in the Rain," "Make 'Em Laugh," "Good Morning" and others. Shows are set for 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 11, at Randall Theatre, 520 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Tickets are $20 or $22 for reserved seating, $15 or $17 on Thursdays, and can be purchased at randalltheatre.com or by calling 541-632-3258. Pay-what-you-want tickets are available 30 minutes before shows, subject to availability.
Southern Oregon Songwriters
Singer and songwriter Rick Kincade — new to the Rogue Valley — will join Southern Oregon Songwriters for its showcase of regional tunesmiths on Friday, Jan. 26, at Pony Espresso, 545 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Showcases begin at 5:30 p.m. Kincade will perform at about 7 p.m. Call 541-899-3757.
Founded in 1982 in Mexico, string quartet Cuarteto Latinoamericano will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Look for music by Leo Brouwer, Francisco Mignone and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Tickets are $33 or $38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348.
Oregon Music Teachers Piano Recital
Alexander Tutunov, Christine Eggert and Thor Polson, joined by Joyce Stevens of Jacksonville, Michele Alspach, Pat Daly and Anthony Boc, will present a program of classical favorites and jazz at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Sjolund Auditorium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive. Look for works by Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, Maurice Ravel, Astor Piazzolla and others, along with Polson's arrangements of pieces by Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans. Admission is by donation. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Rogue Valley music students. Call 541-535-2089 for information.
Evening of Scottish Music
Singer, guitarist and mandolin player Brian Freeman, fiddle and mandolin player Crystal Reeves and singer Jim Finnegan will present Freeman's annual celebration of Scottish songs written and collected by Robert Burns at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. Flutist Tish McFadden and Celtic harp player Kathleen Page will present pre-show music. Tickets are $15, $5 for age 11 and younger, and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or at the door. Call 541-482-1915.