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Apollo's Fire introduces the Baroque Bistro series, adventurous concerts that explore the crossroads of art and tradition. The first program is called Wing It, Where Baroque Meets Jazz with performances Friday, October 26, at Mustard Seed Market in Montrose, and Sunday, October 28, at the Music Box Supper Club in Cleveland.
Beck Center Studio Theater
The first production of the season in the Studio Theater at Beck Center in Lakewood is Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? It opens October 5th and runs through November 4th. 216-521-2540 ext 10
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
The next concert to be presented by the Cleveland Chamber Music Society features baritone Holger Falk with pianist Julius Drake. They’ll perform songs by Schubert, Eisler, Poulenc and Satie. It takes place on Tuesday evening, October 23 at Forest Hill Church Presbyterian, a different venue than is usual. 216-291-2777
Cleveland Institute of Music
At the Cleveland Institute of Music, the New Music Ensemble will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s Histoire du Soldat with the world premiere of a new film by the video artist Kasumi. There’ll be other music of Stravinsky and Esa-Pekka Salonen as well on Friday evening, October 26th, in Mixon Hall.
The Cleveland Orchestra will be led by guest conductor Ingo Metzmacher in a pair of concerts at Severance Hall on Thursday and Saturday evenings, October 25th and 27th. Violinist Christian Tetzlaff will be the soloist in Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto. On Friday evening, October 26th, organist Todd Wilson will provide the solo organ accompaniment for a showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s silent film classic The Lodger. 216-231-1111
Cuyahoga Community College
Theater students from the various campuses of Cuyahoga Community College will present Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge for three evenings, November 1st through 3rd, at the Ohio Theater in Playhouse Square. There’ll also be preview performances at Tri-C’s Eastern Campus Theater October 25th through 27th. 216-241-6000 (Playhouse Square) 216-987-4947 (Eastern Campus)
Great Lakes Theater Festival
The musical Mamma Mia opens the season for the Great Lakes Theater Festival at the Hann Theater in Playhouse Square. It’s playing September 28th through November 11th. 216-241-6000
Groundworks Dance Theater
Groundworks Dance Theater celebrates twenty years of performances with its Fall Dance Series on Friday and Saturday, October 26th and 27th, at the Allen Theater in Playhouse Square.
Pianist Jeffrey Siegel first Keyboard Conversation program of this season will feature etudes and preludes by Rachmaninoff and Debussy. He’ll discuss the music as well as perform it on Sunday afternoon, October 28th, at Cleveland State University’s Waetjen Auditorium. 216-687-5018
Tri-C Performing Arts
The Tri-C Performing Arts series will bring French pianist Hugues Leclere to the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Gartner Auditorium on Sunday afternoon, October 28th. His program will include Debussy’s Etudes as well as pieces commissioned by Hugues Leclere honoring Debussy on the 100th anniversary of his death.
Trinity Lutheran Church
The weekly noontime Music Near the Market series at Trinity Lutheran Church on West 30th Street in Cleveland will feature organist Robert Myers performing Music of the Reformation, compositions by Bach, Walther and others. 216-281-1700
In the Founders Theater at Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse, it’s the Hunchback of Notre Dame, with music from the Disney film version as well as new songs by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz. It opens October 11th and continues through October 28th. 330-836-2626