Arts Calendar

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.

Akron Symphony

The Akron Symphony Orchestra will join Akron’s annual July 4th celebration at Lock 3 in downtown Akron on the evening of the Fourth.  

Apollo's Fire

Apollo’s Fire will present four performances of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Rediscovered in Northeast Ohio in July.  On Saturday, July 1st, they’ll be at First United Methodist Church in Akron, and on Sunday afternoon, July 2nd, at St. Raphael Church in Bay Village.  They’ll take the show on the road to Tanglewood and Ravinia, and then return at the end of July for two more performances.  

Blank Canvas Theater

Blank Canvas Theater is performing Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile through June 24th at the West 78th Street Studios.   440-941-0458   

Chamberfest Cleveland

The sixth season of Chamberfest Cleveland will have eleven concerts at a variety of locations from June 12th through July 1st.  216-471-8887  

Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra’s Blossom Music Festival season will begin on July 1st and 2nd, when Jahja Ling leads the Orchestra and pianist Aaron Diehl in music of Gershwin as well as Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky.  Loras John Schissel will lead the Orchestra’s Star-Spangled Spectacular on Mall B in Downtown Cleveland on Friday, June 30th, and he’ll also conduct the Blossom Band concerts of July 3rd and 4th.   216-231-1111  

Cleveland Shakespeare Festival

The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival's 20th Anniversary season of free outdoor theater begins with performances of The Taming of the Shrew in nine different venures from Cleveland's Public Square to Lakewood to Mentor from June 16th through July 2nd.  


Duo Mignarda

Duo Mignarda will be joined by viola da gambist Malina Rauschenfels in muisc of sixteenth and seventeenth century France on Saturday evening, June 17th, at Tregoning and Company in the Gordon Square Arts District.


Emergent Universe Oratorio

Cleveland’s Blue Water Chamber Orchestra and the Cleveland Chamber Choir will present the world premiere performance of composer Sam Guarnaccia’s Emergent Universe Oratorio on Friday evening, June 30th, at the Maltz Performing Arts Center at Case Western Reserve University.   216-368-6062  

Orchestra 19

The still-new ensemble known as Orchestra 19, formed to explore music of the 19th century, will present an evening featuring a variety of chamber music of that period on appropriate instruments at the Spahr Center of First Baptist Church in Cleveland Heights on Saturday, June 24th


Porthouse Theater

Porthouse Theater on the grounds of the Blossom Music Center will open its summer season with 9 to 5, based on the 1980 movie of the same title.  It plays June 15th through July 1st

Theater in the Circle

Theater in the Circle concludes its inaugural season with four performances of the musical I Do! I Do! Thursday through Sunday, June 22nd through 25th, at historic Judson Manor in University Circle.  216-282-9424  

Trinity Lutheran Church

The noontime Music Near the Market series at Trinity Lutheran Church on West 30th Street in Cleveland will feature organist Robert Myers in a program called June Weddings, featuring appropriate music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Jeremiah Clarke and others on two Wednesdays, June 21st and 28th.   216-281-1700  

Weathervane Playhouse

Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse will have the musical Hairspray on stage June 8th through July 2nd.  330-836-2626  

Workshop Players

Workshop Players of Amherst will perform A. R. Gurney’s Sylvia June 29th through July 16th.  440-988-5613