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Christopher Wilkins will lead the Akron Symphony Orchestra in its annual program Gospel Meets Symphony, with the Gospel Meets Symphony Choir on Saturday evening, February 23rd at Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall. 330-535-8131
Archwood United Church of Christ
Flutists Jacquie Oliveri and Brandyn Metko will present TWO: A Recital at Archwood United Church of Christ on Saturday evening, February 23rd. Music will range from Bach and Marais to Claude Bolling.
Cleveland Chamber Collective
The next concert of the Cleveland Chamber Collective will include music of Bartok, Christopher Auerbach-Brown, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Max Bruch and Morris Costel at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights on Sunday evening, February 24th. 216-403-0255
Cleveland Classical Guitar Society
The next concert presentation of the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society will feature lutenist Paul O’Dette on Saturday evening, February 23rd. He’ll perform at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights. 216-905-9348
Cleveland Institute of Music
The Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theater and the Case Western Reserve Baroque Orchestra will present four performances of Jean-Phillippe Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie at CIM’s Kulas Hall February 27th through March 2nd. 216-795-3211
Cleveland Opera will join forces with Cleveland Ballet and the Cleveland Women’s Orchestra for three performances of Franz Lehar’s The Land of Smiles on Wednesday, February 20th, Friday the 22nd and Sunday the 24th at three different locations. 216-816-1411
Guest Conductor Herbert Blomstedt leads the Cleveland Orchestra in a pair of symphonies by Beethoven and Mendelssohn on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, February 21st, 22nd and 23rd. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater and Teatro Publico de Cleveland present La Gringa, performed in Spanish with English Subtitles February 14th through March 2nd in the James Levin Theater. 631-2727 ext 501
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater presents an all-new version of the multimedia theatrical event Fire on the Water in the Gordon Square Theater February 9th through March 2nd. 216-631-2727 ext 501
Heights Chamber Orchestra
Dean Buck will be the Guest Conductor of the Heights Chamber Orchestra’s next concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights on Sunday afternoon, February 24th. There’ll be music of Verdi, Mozart and Satie on the program.
Lose Your Marbles
Akron is known as the birthplace of toy marble-making automation – hence the theme Lose Your Marbles, for a joint performance by GroundWorks Dance Theater, Inlet Dance Theater, Neos Dance Theater and Verb Ballets, on Friday evening, March 1st, at the Akron Civic Theater.
The Music Settlement in University Circle will present a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lithuania’s Independence with a program called Ciurlionis – In Pursuit of Soundscapes on Sunday afternoon, February 24th. 216-421-5806
The new music ensemble No Exit continues to celebrate its tenth concert season with five new works from Cleveland area composers. There’ll be three performances on Friday February 15th at Heights Arts, on Saturday the 16th at Spaces Gallery, and on Friday, March 1st at Wolf’s Gallery.
Play It Forward Cleveland
Play It Forward Cleveland is a program intended to give children the lifetime benefits music-making provides. The first instrument donation drive is a pilot for Ward 9 children in Glenville, with the intention of expanding the drive in the future. You can drop off instruments at Severance Hall, using the East Blvd. curbside pull-off area, on Sunday, February 17, from 12 - 5 pm and Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon.
Rocky River Chamber Music Society
The next concert to be presented by the Rocky River Chamber Music Society is titled Late Romanticism in Transition, with soprano Amelia D’Arcy to be feature in songs by Strauss, Ives, Barber and others, on Monday evening, February 25th, at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church in Rocky River.
Saint John Cathedral.
The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Cleveland will present a concert by the Mignarda Ensemble and friends featuring music of William Byrd on Sunday afternoon, February 24th.
Theater in the Circle
Theater in the Circle has a new retelling of the O. Henry classis The Gift of the Magi with five performances Thursday, Decembr 6th, through Sunday the 9th at Judson Manor in University Circle.
Trinity Lutheran Church
On two Wednesdays, February 20th and 27th, organist Robert Myers will perform music of Precursors of Bach as part of the Wednesday noontime concert series, Music Near the Market, at Trinity Lutheran Church at West 30th and Lorain. 216-281-1700