The Blue Water Chamber Orchestra will join with the Northeast Ohio Music Teachers Association to present the winners of their Young Artist Concerto Competition on Saturday evening, May 30th, at Baldwin Wallace University
Church of the Covenant
On Sunday, May 31st, the Friends of the McGaffin Carillon will sponsor a Victorian Picnic at the Church of the Covenant. Period attire is encouraged, but not required.
Musical Theater Project
On Sunday afternoon, May 31st, the Musical Theater Project presents Pure Imagination: The Family Cabaret, at the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Parma-Snow Library Auditorium. 216-245-8687
Choral Arts Cleveland presents the Cleveland premiere of James Whitbourn’s Annelies, a choral setting of the Diary of Anne Frank, on Sunday afternoon, May 31st, at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple.
The Lippman School will present a concert by pianist Lara Downes on Monday evening, June 1st.
Pianist Robert Cassidy will perform all 24 of Claude Debussy’s Preludes on Tuesday evening, June 2nd, at First Unitarian Church in Shaker Heights.
The 1995 Pulitzer-Prize winning drama The Young Man from Atlanta is in the Studio Theater at Beck Center from May 29th through June 28th.
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Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Moest will conduct the remaining concerts for this season at Severance Hall. On Thursday, May 28th, the program includes Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony and Richard Strauss’s Sinfonia domestica. On Friday, May 29th, it’s music of Messiaen and Dvorak, while Strauss’s opera Daphne is performed on Wednesday and Saturday, May 27th and 30th. 216-231-1111
At Severance Hall on Sunday afternoon, June 14th, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra led by Brett Mitchell will perform a special kick-off concert prior to the Youth Orchestra's second international concert tour and first tour to China. 216-231-1111
Symphony West’s next concert is American Showtime, music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, among others, on Friday evening, June 5th, at Baldwin Wallace University’s Gamble Auditorium. 216-548-6026
Western Reserve Chorale
The Western Reserve Chorale’s next program is Back to the Bard – For Love of Shakespeare. The Chorale will perform settings of sonnets, poems and plays by Rutter, Clausen and others, on Sunday evening, June 7th, at Grace Lutheran Church, with a repeat performance on Tuesday, June 9th at Federated Church in Chagrin Falls.
Old Stone Church
Old Stone Church on Cleveland’s Public Square presents organist David Tidyman in a program titled The Bach Vision on Sunday afternoon, June 7th. 216-241-6145
On Sunday afternoon, June 7th, the Shaker Symphony performs music of Beethoven, Handel and Cimarosa at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Center on Lee Road in Shaker Heights. 216-464-6170
The summertime Countryside Concerts Series of Apollo’s Fire features two programs this year: Bach in the Countryside on Thursday and Friday, June 11th and 12th, at the Baroque Music Barn in Hunting Valley, followed by Sugarloaf Mountain – An Appalachian Gathering at locations from Hunting Valley to Bay Village, June 13th through 21st. 800-314-2535
Mamai Theater Company
Mamai Theater Company opens its third season with Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters at the Cleveland Masonic Performing Arts Center from June 4th through the 21st. 216-382-5146
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s 18th season of outdoor performances begins with Timon of Athens, which will be performed at a dozen different locations from June 5th through 28th. The Merchant of Venice follows in July.
Films coming up at the Cleveland Cinematheque include Out of Print and Un Ultima Pelicua, both on Friday, June 5th, and Milennium Mambo on Saturday, June 6th.
Creative Voices Summit
At Cleveland State University, the Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Luncheon takes place on Thursday, June 11th, beginning at 9:30AM in the Idea Center’s Westfield Studio. Dr. Larry Sherman’s topic is the importance of arts education, titled Music and the Brain. 216-687-5018
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