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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.

Ohio Light Opera

Tickets are now available for the Ohio Light Opera’s summer season at the College of Wooster, with seven shows by Gilbert and Sullivan, Jacques Offenbach, Ivor Novello, Emmerich Kalman, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.  The shows run in repertory from June 18th through August 13th.  330-263-2345  

Kent State University Museum

The Kent State University Museum is featuring a juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art coordinated by the Cleveland Museum of Art’s affiliate group, the Textile Art Alliance.  The exhibition is on view through July 3rd


Terence Spivey’s adaptation of God’s Trombones returns to Karamu April 28th through May 22nd.  216-795-7077  

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra’s final concert of the season takes place on Sunday afternoon, May 8th.  Brett Mitchell leads the program, with music of Korngold, Rachmaninoff and Adam Schoenberg.  216-231-1111  

Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day

Cleveland State University will host the first annual Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day on Saturday, May 7th, from 9:00AM to 9:00PM.  There’ll be master classes, individual performances, exhibits and an evening concert open to the public.

For registration information, call 216-687-5039  

Ensemble Theater

Ensemble Theater in Cleveland Heights presents Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth through May 21st.  216-321-2930  

Music Settlement

Members of the piano and voice facutlies at the Music Settlement in University Circle will perform a special evening of Musical Chestnuts - Kitten on the Keys, Nola, Toyland, even In a Persian Market - on Friday evening, May 6th.  216-421-5806  


Trinity Lutheran Church

The noontime concert series at Trinity Lutheran Church, at West 30th and Lorain, near the West Side Market features organist Florence Mustric in a program called Fascinating Footwork on two Wednesdays, May 4th and 11th.      216-281-1700  

Time Canvas

The Cleveland-based chamber music ensemble Time Canvas will present its third program of the season at Heights Arts Lee Road gallery on Thursday evening, May 5th.  The program will include music by Leo Brouwer, Allen Krantz and Sergei Prokofiev.   216-371-3457  

Wooster Symphony

The Wooster Symphony will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a special concert on Friday evening, May 6th in McGaw Chapel at the College of Wooster.  The program will include the music from that 1916 concert and will also include Peter Mowrey’s Second Century Overture.  330-263-2419  

Akron Symphony

GroundWorks Dance Theater will join the Akron Symphony Orchestra in performing Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana on Saturday evening, May 7th, at Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall.  Leonard Bernstein’s On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite will also be performed.   330-535-8131  

Les Delices

Les Delices will feature French instrumental music in a program called Concertos Comiques, with pieces by Michel Corrette, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier and Jean-Joseph Mouret.  Performances take place at The Bop Stop on Saturday evening, May 7th, and at Plymouth Church’s Herr Chapel on Sunday afternoon, May 8th

Music for Miles

The last concert of the Spring season of Music for Miles will feature the Trillium Wind Trio with music of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart as well as some musical surprises on Mothers’ Day afternoon, May 8th at Waterloo Arts.


Rocky River Chamber Music Society

The Rocky River Chamber Music Society’s season concludes on Monday evening, May 9th, with a recital by baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco and pianist Spencer Myer at West Shore Unitarian Church on Hilliard Boulevard in Rocky River. 


Cleveland Chamber Music Society

The final program of the season to be presented by the Cleveland Chamber Music Society will feature the Dover Quartet with quartets by Weinberg, Janacek and Schumann.  The concert takes place on Tuesday evening, May 10th, at Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights.  216-291-2777  

Broadway in Akron

Broadway in Akron brings the touring production of 42nd Street to Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall for a two-night run on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10th and 11th.


Clague Playhouse

The last production of the season for Clague Playhouse in Westlake is the romantic comedy Panache, which runs May 6th through 29th.  440-331-0403  

Legacy Singers

Fascinating Rhythm is the title of a program to be presented by the Legacy Singers, Cannon Irish Dancers and the Tri-C West Chorale on Friday evening, May 6th, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Berea.  440-846-0973  

Cleveland Orchestra

Antonio Orozco-Estrada will lead the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall in two evening concerts on Thursday and Saturday evenings, May 5th and 7th,  as well as not one but two  Friday performances on the 6th, both a matinee and a Fridays at Seven.  The concerts will include music of Kodaly, Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky. 216-231-1111  

Verb Ballets

The final performance of the season for Verb Ballets is at the Breen Center at St. Ignatius High School on Saturday evening, May 7th.  The program will include world premiere performances of new pieces choreographed by Artist-in-Residence Lee Ming-Cheng and Terence Greene. 888-718-4253