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Blue Water Chamber Orchestra
The Blue Water Chamber Orchestra will begin its tenth season on Sunday afternoon, September 15th, with a program called Meditations and Serenades, to be performed at Temple Tifereth Israel in Beachwood. 440-781-6215
Burning River Baroque
Burning River Baroque will launch its eighth season with a program called A Mad, Burning Desire - featuring mad scenes by Henry Purcell, John Eccles, Godfrey Finger and John Blow. There’ll be a performance on Friday evening, August 23rd, at Art House on Denison Avenue in Cleveland, as well as two house concert performances in Cleveland Heights and Fairlawn on the 22nd and 24th.
The Cleveland Orchestra will be at the Blossom Music Center on Saturday evening, August 24th as Andy Einhorn and the Orchestra present South Pacific– the full musical, in collaboration with the Baldwin Wallace Music Theater program directed by Victoria Bussert. The Orchestra will also perform twice at Severance Hall on Friday evening, August 23rd, and Sunday afternoon, August 25th. They’ll be joined by the Blossom Festival Chorus and conductor Sarah Hicks to provide the music for two screenings of the 1989 film version of Batman with Danny Elfman’s score. 216-231-1111
First Lutheran Church of Lorain
First Lutheran Church of Lorain, in co-operation with the Cleveland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, will host a dedicatory recital for the new organ built by Paul Fritts and Company. The church was destroyed by an arson fire two years ago. Organist Katelyn Emerson will perform music of Bach, Franck, Muffat, Brahms and others on the new instrument on Sunday afternoon, August 25th, at 3:00.
The new music ensemble No Exit begins a two-year collaboration with cimbalom player Chester Englander in September as part of a series of three performances that will include a piece or cimbalom and piano by Kati Agocs. There’ll also be pieces by Philip Blackburn, Adonai Henderson, Sean Parks and Nicholas Underhill. The concert will be performed on Friday, September 6th at Spaces Gallery, Saturday, September 7th at Heights Arts, and Friday, September 13th, at Cleveland State University.
Saints Constantine and Helen
Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral presents its annual Greek Festival in Cleveland Heights Thursday through Sunday, August 22nd through 25th. 216-932-3300
Tremont Arts in August
The Tremont Arts in August Festival is at Lincoln Park and will feature a night of indie music on Friday, August 23rd, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, the 24th, and the band Kombilesa Ase on Sunday afternoon, August 25th.
Trinity Lutheran Church
The noontime Wednesday organ concerts at Trinity Lutheran Church at West 30th and Lorain near the West Side Market will feature organist Robert Myers playing a program called Major Delights – music in major keys by a variety of composers, on Wednesdays August 21st and 28th.