March 21 2016 12:01 AM

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Exhibiting a palpable joy in the music, each performance by Orpheus is played with electrifying spirit and energy. Orpheus combines the intimacy and warmth of a chamber ensemble with the richness and depth of an orchestra – all with no conductor. Joined by violin great Pinchas Zukerman – no stranger to Wharton Center audiences – they perform an outstanding program featuring Johann Christian Bach’s Symphony in G minor, Op. 6, No. 6; Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major; Beethoven’s Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G; Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin and more. Don’t miss this unique ensemble and master musician in an inspiring performance!

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Good day on this chilly Monday.

Israeli violin great Pinchas Zukerman joins New York-based Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at the Wharton Center tonight. Zukerman, who has been playing music in some form since the age of 4, has won two Grammies and been nominated for twenty-one. The conductor-less performance features pieces by key figures of classical music including Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Ravel. An Insight Preview takes place before the show begins. 6:45 p.m. Tickets from $30. Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON,

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Classes and Seminars

Finding Geospatial Data. Workshop for finding geospatial data. Registration required. 3-4:30 p.m. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700,

French Club. All levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420,

Homework Help for Grades K-8. Tutoring from MSU students. 5-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420,

Support Group. For the divorced, separated and widowed. 7:30 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272,


Drop-in Easter Craft. 3:15-4:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400.

BabyTime. For ages 0-2 with adult. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420,

Greater Lansing Network Against War & Injustice Planning Meeting. 7-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 855 Grove St., East Lansing. (517) 803-7813.

Kids Reading to Dogs. Kids read to trained dogs. 4-5 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021,

Social Bridge. Play bridge and meet new people. No partner needed. 1-4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 484-5600.