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Akron Civic Theater
The Akron Civic Theater presents Neil Zaza's One Dark Night...A Rock Symphony of the Macabre, with guest appearances by Verb Ballets, on Friday evening, October 29th at 8:00. 330-253-2488
Apollo's Fire will begin its 30th anniversary season with Vivaldi's Four Seasons Rediscovered, as well as the Concerto for Two Cellos and La Folia. There'll be five performances in Northeast Ohio, including Bay Village, Bath, Willoughby Hills and two at the Cleveland Museum of Art, from October 21st through the 25th.
Ariel's Lilght, a new composition for string quartet by Cleveland native Katia Bolotin, will be premiered on Tuesday evening, October 19th at 7:00, at the Acacia Ballroom at the Acacia Reservation on Cedar Road in Lyndhurst. ARiel's Light was inspired by the ancient city of Jerusalem. The program will also include Katia Bolotin's Surfside, Chris Neiner's Mikro Czellos, and New York Suite by Alex Shapiro. 216)-235-6631
Beachwood Arts Council
The Beachwood Arts Council will present a special exhibit titled Textile Art Alliance: Uncommon Threads.Twenty-five members of the Textile Art Alliance will show their work, including batiks, embroidery, fabric collages, quiles and more at the gallery at the Beachwood Community Center. The show will run November 3rd through December 5th, with a special meet-and-greet evening on Saturday, November 13th.
Lakdwood's Beck Center for the Arts will present The Exonerated written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen. It will run October 8th through November 7th in the Studio Theater. 216-521-2540 ext 10
Beck Center - Visual Arts Exhibition
Lakewood's Beck Center, in collaboration with TRANSIT ARTS, a program of Central Community House, has an exhibition of paintings and drawings under the title Cultural Heritiage Exhibition and Experience, running to November 15th.
The Cassidy Theater in Parma Heights will have a streaming performance called The Addams Family - Quarantined: A Dramatic Concert Version on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd through 24th. 440-842-4600
The Cavani Quartet continues its Beyond Beethoven series, featuring all of Beethoven's Quartets matched with contemporary pieces for Quartet. On Sunday afternoon, October 24th, they'll be at the Bop Stop to play Beethoven's Quartets Nos. 2 and 7, along with muisc by Tan Dun. On Sunday afternoon, November 7th, the Quartet will be at Temple Tiffereth-Israel with Beethoven's Quartets 6 and 13, a;pmg with a piece called Blueprint by Caroline Shaw.
Cesear's Forum presents the one-woman play The Year of Magical Thinking, a stage adaptation of the award-winning memoir by Joan Didon at Kennedy's Down Under at Playhouse Square November 5th through December 11th. 216-241-6000
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
The Cleveland Chamber Music Society's next concert will feature the Jerusalem Quartet in concert at the Maltz Performing Arts Center on Sunday afternoon, October 31st, at 3:00. The program will include quartets by Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven.
Cleveland Cinematheque has resumed in-person screenings at the Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Cleveland Institute of Art A wide variety of films are being shown. There's a special series of nine films being shown in September and October, films by Federicao Fellini. And the Cleveland Cinematheque will continue its Virtual Multiplex on line, with new films being added each week. You can check out the current list at their website.
Cleveland Institute of Music
CIM Opera Thtater at the Cleveland Institute of Music celebrates A Century of Singing at CIM with a two-night gala performanace featuring alumnus bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba and current voice students performing arias and ensembles from favorite operas on Friday and Saturday evenings, November 5th and 6th, at CIM's Kulas Hall,
The new season for the Cleveland Orchestra continues at Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center with concerts to be led by Music Director Franz Welser-Moest on Thursday and Saturday, October 21st and 23rd. The program will include a set of waltzes by Josef Strauss called Heldengedichte, George Walker's Sinfonia No. 5, Visions, and Erich Korngold's Symphony in F#. All guests at Severance Music Center must provide proof of vaccination or provide a negative PCR test, and all guests, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask. You can check the Orchestra's website for more information.
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater and Dia de Muertos Ohio present Dia de Muertos 2021 on Saturday, October 30th. This year’s free activities include indoor and outdoor activities, altar installations, arts and crafts, live music and free entertinament for all ages.
Dance Cleveland will present the dance group A. I. M. by Kyle Abraham in a program called An Untitled Love on Saturday evening, November 6th, at the Mimi Ohio Theater in Playhouse Square
Euclid Symphony Orchestra
The Euclid Symphony Orchestra is accepting applications for its annual Tom Baker Young Artists Comopetition. The competition is open to advanced performers, instrumental or vocal, age 18 and younger, capable of performing appropriate level repertoire, including concerto level or equivalent works. The competition will be held on November 13th.
Euclid Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Salvaggio conducts the next concert by the Euclid Symphony Orchestra on Sunday asfternoon, October 31st. The program looks toward Halloween with music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Camille Saint-Saens, Charles Gounod and others. The concert takes place at 3:00PM at the Shore Cultural Center at East 222nd and Euclid.
The ensemble Les Delices will open its 2021-2022 season on Thursday evening, October 7th, with an on-line program called Song of Orpheus, two cantatas based on that story by Jean-Philippe Rameau and Philippe Courbois. The program will be available through November 7th.
Les Delices Salon Era
The new season of on line Salon Era concerts by Les Delices continues with The Phoneix of Mexico premiereing on October 18th and available on line for two weeks. THat's followed by Divine Love, premiering on November 8th, with seventeenth century muisc of Schuetz, Cozzolani and Charpentier will be featured.
Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory
The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory on East 47th Street in Cleveland has a gallery exhibition called Cross Generations: Bridging the Gap of Artists, on view through September 30th, and will open a new exhibition called In Search of A Second Moon, highlighting new works by founder Tom Balbo, running September 24th through October 30th.
Music Near the Market
The free Wednesday noontime organ recitals continue at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and its Beckerath organ at West 30th and Lorain. On October 20th and 27th, Robert Myers presents Reformation Themes, pieces by Hanff, Zachau and Kittel
No Exit will present the saxophone duo Ogni Suono in a program featuring works by Hong-Da Chin, Chris Fisher-Lochhead, Shelley Washington, Quinn Collins, David Reminick and Emily Koh. The concert takes place on Saturday evening, October 23rd, at Spaces Gallery on Detroit Road.
Rocky River Chamber Music Society
The next concert presentation by the Rocky River Chamber Music Society will feature the Russian pianist Arsentiy Kharitonov. He'll perform muisc of Bach, Schubert, Schumann, Rachmaninoff and others on Monday evening, November 15th at Lakewood Congregational Church on West Clifton Boulevard. The concert will also be available as a live stream through the RRCMS website.
The new season of concerts presented by Akron's Tuesday Musical will begin with the British a capella ensemble Voces 8. The group's program on October 19th is called Choral Dances, and will run from Bach to Irving Berlin. 330-761-3460