Music: Conductor Laureate Christopher Seaman returns to conduct the RPO tonight at Kodak Hall (26 Gibbs St., esm.rochester.edu) at 7:30 p.m., with a night featuring William Wolfram on piano. Program will include Dvorak’s “Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, Nos. 2 and 7,” Mendelssohn’s “Piano Concerto No. 1” and Schubert’s “Symphony No. 9, “Great.”” Tickets run $15-$89. Encore performance happens Saturday at 8 p.m.
Theater: Wilson Magnet High School's Drama/Video Club presents "Re-Invented: A Dracula-Inspired Goth Rock Musical" at the MuCCC (142 Atlantic Ave.) tonight, 7:30 p.m., and continues through Saturday. Tickets are $3 in advance, $5 at the door, and free to DVC donors and Wilson students. Visit muccc.org for tickets and more information.
Music: Seeing as how I’ve walked out of more than a couple of shows at the Armory with my hearing temporarily impaired from the volume, it kind of makes sense that the venue has booked deaf hip-hopper Sean Forbes. This 30-year-old artist from Detroit plays quirky upbeat hip-hop despite being deaf since birth. Forbes was signed by the Bass Brothers, who also discovered Eminem. In 2006 Forbes co-founded D-PAN —Deaf Professional Arts Network — a nonprofit organization seeking to make music and music culture accessible to the deaf and hard-of-hearing communities. Sean Forbes plays Thursday, March 7, 8 p.m. at the Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. $10. rochestermainstreetarmory.com.
Art: Attend a lecture and book signing with Peter B. Lloyd, author of "Vignelli Transit Maps," tonight at 5:30 p.m. at RIT’s University Gallery (James R. Booth Hall, Lomb Memorial Dr., Henrietta). The event is free to attend; more info at ritpress.rit.edu or 475-2404.
Music: From Mozart to modern and more, the Brockport Symphony Orchestra will present a showcase of soloists in its upcoming concert. William Hullfish, pennywhistle, and the Golden Eagle String Band will perform Celtic dance. Among Hullfish’s credentials is a gold medal from the Smithsonian for his cultural contributions. Also performing is Peter Ferry, vibraphone, performing a work by French composer Emmanuel Sejourne (b. 1961). The variety of the evening also includes Cantor/Hazzan Martin Leubitz with members of the Brockport College-Community Chorus, performing “Avinu Shebashamayim” by Sol Zim. Other performers will include Scott Horsington, clarinet; Lydia Allen, french horn; and Meg Walters, bassoon. The BSO is led by Brian Clickner. The concert takes place Thursday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. at Seymour College Union Ballroom, SUNY Brockport. Freewill donation. 555-1234, BrockportSymphony.org.
Music: Abilene (153 Liberty Pole Way, abilenebarandlounge.com will be hosting a fundraiser for the Cobblestone School (cobblestone.org) tonight, featuring drink specials, pizza provided by Napa Wood-Fired Pizzeria, and music by Dj Mc Ginnis. Event costs $5, starts at 4 p.m.