Toledo museum concerts feature Larry Fuller’s jazz trio, tubas & Messiaen’s reflections on the Infant Jesus


The Toledo Museum of Art will present three music programs this weekend.

Jazz pianist Larry Fuller will return to his hometown with his trio for an evening of jazz Friday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m., in the GlasSalon as part of It’ Friday activities.

A free Merry TubaChristmas performance will be held Sunday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m., in the Peristyle Theater.

TubaChristmas is a music concert held in cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach and compose music for instruments in the tuba family. Merry TubaChristmas is presented by The University of Toledo Department of Music and Toledo Museum of Art.

Four pianist will present Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus, “also Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m., in the GlasSalon.

The concert is part of the museum’s Great Performances series.
Organized by pianist Isabelle O’Connell (Grand Band), this concert features O’Connell, Blair McMillen, Laura Melton, and Stephanie Titus performing Olivier Messiaen’s complete “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus (Twenty Contemplations on the infant Jesus)” a two-hour, 20-movement work that Messiaen completed in 1944.

Tickets are  $15 and $10 for museum members.