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Apollo’s Fire celebrates its 25th anniversary with a festival called Beethoven and Schubert Rediscovered. Events and concerts take place from Thursday, April 27th, through Sunday, April 30th.
To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of their collaboration, Playhouse Square and Baldwin Wallace University present the return of the American Rock Musical Lizzie in the Ohio Theater Friday, April 28th, through Sunday, April 30th. 216-241-6000
Case Western Reserve Historical Performance
At Harkness Chapel at Case Western Reserve University, the Historical Performance Program will bring together Early Music Ensembles, the Baroque Orchestra and the Baroque Dance Ensemble for two performances of Handel’s opera Acis and Galatea on Monday and Tuesday evenings, May 1st and 2nd. 216-368-2400
Cleveland Classical Guitar Society
The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society will present the guitar duo Sergio and Odair Assad in concert on Sunday afternoon, April 30th, at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights. 216-905-9348
Cleveland International Piano Competition
Cleveland International Piano Competition 2016 winner Nikita Mndoyants will perform music of Beethoven and Prokofiev, and, with the Omni Quartet, Robert Schumann, on Sunday afternoon, April 30th, at the Maltz Performing Arts Center. 216-368-6062
Cleveland Opera Theater
Cleveland Opera Theater will give two performances of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro at Masonic Auditorium in downtown Cleveland on Friday evening, April 28th, and Sunday afternoon, April 30th. 216-512-0168
The Cleveland Orchestra will present three performances of Claude Debussy’s only opera, Pelleas and Melisande, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, May 2nd, 4th and 6th at Severance Hall.
Cleveland Orchestra Choruses Auditions
The Cleveland Orchestra Choruses will be holding auditions for the Orchestra Chorus and Blossom Festival Chorus, the Youth Chorus, and the Children’s and Preparatory Choruses. The adult auditions begin Saturday, April 22nd, and continue through May. The Youth Chorus auditions are all in May, and the Children’s Chorus and Preparatory Chorus will be held in June. 216-231-7372
Heights Arts will present a house concert in Cleveland Heights on Sunday afternoon, April 30th, which will feature four members of the Cleveland Orchestra horn section in music ranging from baroque to contemporary. Advance tickets are required. 216-371-3457
Musical Theater Project
Bill Rudman’s Musical Theater Project will have two presentations of Behind The Musical: Annie on Saturday, April 29th at Stocker Arts Center at Lorain County Community College, and on Sunday afternoon, April 30th, at the Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Center. 440-366-4040 (Stocker) 216-245-8687 (Musical Theater Project)
Saint John Cathedral.
The Early Music Ensemble Vox Luminis will perform a progam titled I Know That My Redeemer Lives, Music of the English Renaissance and more, at the Cathedral of St. John in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday evening, April 26th.
Trinity Lutheran Church
The noontime Music Near the Market series at Trinity Lutheran Church on West 30th Street in Cleveland will present organist Robert Myers with music for the Easter season by Bach, Wilbur Held, Jan Bender and others on Wednesday afternoon, April 26th. 216-281-1700
The next concert presented by Akron’s Tuesday Musical will feature the Escher String Quartet at the E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday evening, April 26th. They’ll play quartets by Debussy, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn. The Escher Quartet will also perform the first in a new series called Decompression Chamber – lunchtime concerts in a variety of Akron workplaces. They’ll play at noon on the 26th in the atrium of the City of Akron Municipal Building. 330-761-3460
Venner Clarinet Choir
On Monday evening, May 1st, the Venner Clarinet Choir will perform at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. They’ll be joined by the Cleveland Orchestra’s former Principal Clarinetist, Franklin Cohen, for two movements of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. The concert will also include music by Ponchielli, Grainger and Mendelssohn. 330-928-6000