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Orlando Weekly Fall Guide 2021: Get out of the house and see some ... dance, opera, classical music

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This fall is full of violins, trills and pirouettes.

Through Oct. 10
Aida
Osceola Arts production of Elton John and Tim Rice's hit musical, an updated take on the Verdi opera. Osceola Arts, 2411 E. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, osceolaarts.org, $28

Sept. 25
Brahms & Gottschalk: An Opening Night Mix Tape
Orlando Phil opens their season with an evening of Brahms and movements from a Gottschalk symphony intercut, not unlike a ... 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Calvary Orlando, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park, orlandophil.org, $10-$129.50.

Oct. 1
Preludes and Serenades — New Music for Piano 
Central Florida Composers' Forum's fall event showcasing work by local composers. 7 p.m. Friday, Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, $10-$29.

Oct. 3
In Tempore 
An evening of performances of new music from composers around the globe. Proceeds fund the Contemporary Art Music Project. 7 p.m. Sunday, Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, contact organizers for prices.

Oct. 7
We Shall Overcome: Celebrating LGBT+ Diversity
An evening of music and spoken word featuring the Orlando Gay Chorus happens as part of Come Out With Pride celebrations. 7 p.m. Thursday, Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave., orlandogaychorus.org, free.

Oct. 7-10
Jungle Book
Mowgli, Baloo and the gang come to the Dr. Phil in this Orlando Ballet production of this reimagining of Rudyard Kipling's tale. Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., orlandoballet.org, $24-$490.

Oct. 7-8
Phantasmagoria XII: Dark Carnival
Local Victorian horror troupe return with new tales of terror. Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org, $26-$37.

Oct. 8-9
Icons
Emotions Dance puts on an evening of contemporary/jazz dance honoring legendary women in popular music. Harriett's Orlando Ballet Centre, 600 N. Lake Formosa Drive, emotionsdance.org, $25-$30.

Oct. 9
Thomas Flippin
All-star contemporary classical guitarist plays whatever the hell he wants. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, $12.50-$80.

Oct. 11
An Evening of Mozart
7 p.m. Monday, Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., orlandophil.org, $15-$54.

Oct. 16-18
Immerse
Creative City Project's takeover of downtown Orlando featuring acrobatics, live performances and several immersive art installations. Downtown Orlando, creativecityproject.com, $10-$100.

Oct. 17
Rose Grace and Sarah Jane
Piano and flute performances of work by 20th century women and Florida-based composers. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, $10-$20.

Oct. 23
Esmeralda
The Russian Ballet stages a rare, full-length production of this Hunchback of Notre Dame-based ballet. 6 p.m. Saturday, Mount Dora Community Building, 520 N. Baker St., Mount Dora, russianballetorlando.org, $25-$47.

Oct. 23
Dvorák's Postcard "From the New World"
Antonin Dvořák's masterwork as well as James Lee III's "Amer'ican" and Jessie Montgomery's Viola Concerto, performed by the Orlando Phil. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Calvary Orlando, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park, orlandophil.org, $10-$129.50.

Oct. 23-24
Mozart, Barber, & Lauridsen: Joy, Hope, Peace
Fall concert from the Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra. Knowles Memorial Chapel, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, bachfestivalflorida.org, $30-$75.

Oct. 24
AI Rhythm Evolution
NYC-based percussionist Lisa Pegher comes to UCF with a new performance combining percussion and electronics themed around artificial intelligence. 7 p.m. Sunday, UCF Music Rehearsal Hall, 19 Mercury Circle, performingarts.cah.ucf.edu, free.

Oct. 25
AI Rhythm Evolution
See Oct. 24. 7:30 p.m. Monday, Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, $12.50-$25.

Oct. 29
The Medium & The Telephone
Two fully staged operas by Gian Carlo Menotti. 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. Friday, Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, $25.

Oct. 29-31
La Traviata
Conductor Stephanie Rhodes Russell makes her Opera Orlando debut with an updated take on Verdi's masterwork. Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., operaorlando.org, $19-$129.

Nov. 4
UCF New Music Ensemble
Adventurous and experimental chamber music group makes their live return. 7 p.m. Thursday, UCF Music Rehearsal Hall, 19 Mercury Circle, performingarts.cah.ucf.edu, free.

Nov. 4-5
Symphonic Disney: The Most Magical Music on Earth
CFCArts Symphony Orchestra give classic Disney themes and tunes the symphonic treatment. Northland Church, 530 Dog Track Road, cfcarts.com, $10-$25.

Nov. 6
Hochman, Brahms & Sibelius
The Orlando Phil performs in Winter Park with a guest turn from pianist Benjamin Hochman. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Calvary Orlando, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park, orlandophil.org, $10-$129.50.

Nov. 15
OPO Brass Present Operatic and Symphonic Favorites
The Orlando Philharmonic's brass contingent tackles work by Strauss and Mussorgsky. 7 p.m. Monday, Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., orlandophil.org, $15-$54.

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