If your organization is planning an event you would like us to consider adding to the WCLV Arts Calendar, submit detailed information to John Simna via email.
At Baldwin Wallace University, the BW Symphonic Winds will be joined by the Factory Seconds Brass Trio for the premiere of Clint Needham’s Concerto for Brass Trio and Wind Ensemble, as well as music of Mozart, Grainger and Wagner, on Wednesday evening, February 28th.
Cleveland’s Callisto Quartet will perform two noontime concerts at the Music Settlement in University Circle on two Fridays, March 2nd and 16th, prior to departing for the String Quartet Competition in London at Wigmore Recital Hall.
Music of Mozart, Copland and Stephen Montague will make up the next Canton Symphony Orchestra concert on Saturday evening, March 3rd in Canton’s Umstattd Performing Arts Hall. 330-452-2094
Chagrin Concert Series
The Chagrin Concert Series will feature violinist Jassen Todorov performing music for solo violin by Bach on Sunday afternoon, March 4th, at Valley Lutheran Church in Chagrin Falls.
Cleveland Cello Society
The Cleveland Cello Society will present a recital by Madeline Kabat, one of the Society’s past Collegiate Competition winners, at The Music Settlement in University Circle on Friday Evening, February 23rd. 216-921-3480
Cleveland Classical Guitar Society
The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society’s next recital features the guitar duo Les Freres Meduses on Saturday evening, February 24th, at Plymouth Church on Coventry Road in Shaker Heights. 216-905-9348
Guest Conductor Matthias Pintscher leads the Cleveland Orchestra in an all-Ravel program at Severance Hall on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, February 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Jean-Yves Thibaudet is the soloist in the Piano Concerto for the Left Hand. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus will join forces for a Sunday evening concert on February 25th. Vinay Parameswaran will lead the program, which will include the First Symphony of Jean Sibelius and music of Howard Hanson and Antonin Dvorak. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will hold auditions during the month of May for middle and high school student instrumentalists who are studying privately and are involved in their school music programs. Although the auditions are in May, the application deadline is the end of March.
The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra’s next concert will feature Abhik Mazumder, the winner of the Young Artist Competition, will perform the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2. Performances are Saturday, March 3rd, in Painesville and Sunday the 4th at the Tri-C Western Campus Theater.
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater and Teatro Publico de Cleveland present En el Tiempo de las Mariposas, In the Time of the Butterflies, February 22nd through March 10th in the Gordon Square Theater. 216-6361-2727 ext 501
Dobama Theater will have the Midwest premiere of Lucy Prebble’s The Effect, 2012 winner of the UK Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play. It runs February 28th through March 25th. 216-9392-3396
The Heights Arts Close Encounters Chamber Music series will feature the Omni Quartet and friends performing the Brahms G Major Sextet on Sunday afternoon, February 25th, at the Dunham Tavern Museum.
Kent Keyboard Series
On Sunday, February 25th, the Kent Keyboard Series will continue with a recital by faculty member Donna Lee. She will be joined by cellist Keith Robinson and clarinetist Robert Woolfrey in music of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Brahms. 330-672-2787
Kent State University Museum
The Kent State University Museum has the Katharine Hepburn exhibit Dressed for Stage and Screen. The show opens February 2nd and will continue through September 2nd in the Broadbent Gallery.
In Lorain, the MAD Factory (that’s Music, Arts and Drama) is staging the musical version of The Addams Family February 16th through 25th in the Lorain High School Performing Arts Center. 440-935-3875
Oberlin Artist Recital Series
Next for the Oberlin Artist Recital Series will be a pair of Master Classes by Marilyn Horne on Friday evening, February 23rd, and Sunday afternoon, February 25th. 800-371-0178
Oberlin Opera Theater
The Oberlin Conservatory’s Opera Theater will have four performances of Benjamin Britten’s Turn of the Screw March 7th through 11th at Hall Auditorium on the Oberlin Collee Campus.
Rocky River Chamber Music Society
Clarinetist Allan Ware joins the Ciompi String Quartet in the next concert to be presented by the Rocky River Chamber Music Society at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church in Rocky River on Monday evening, March 5th. They’ll perform music of Mozart, Weber and Brahms.
Saint John Cathedral.
Contrapunctus, a high voices ensemble, will perform a program of Music in Praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary with music ranging from Hildegard von Bingen to the world premiere of a new piece by Graham Keitch. The concert is at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Downtown Cleveland on Friday evening, March 2nd. 216-771-6666 ext 5510
Symphony West’s next concert is called Espana Soleada – music from sunny Spain by Bizet, Falla, Lecuona and others on Friday evening, March 9th, in Gamble Auditorium at Baldwin Wallace University