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Music Director Christopher Wilkins leads the Akron Symphony’s Home for the Holidays concert at E. J. Thomas Hall on Friday evening, December 13th. The Orchestra will be joined by the Akron Symphony Chorus, the Akron Youth Symphony, the CVCA Royal Ringers and tenor Daniel Doty. 330-535-8131
Julian Wachner is the Guest Conductor of Apollo’s Fire for five performances of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio from Wednesday, December 11th, through Sunday, December 15th. There’s also a short form matinee version on Saturday afternoon, December 14th. 216-320-0012
Arts Renaissance Tremont
Cleveland’s Burning River Brass will return for a holiday tradition as part of the Arts Renaissance Tremont concert series at Pilgrim Congregational Church. There’ll be two performances, on Sunday and Monday evenings, December 15th and 16th.
The next series of concerts by City Music Cleveland will be led by Guest Conductor Stefan Willich. The program, called Fire and Ice, will feature appropriate music by Falla, Haydn, Mozart and Humperdinck. There are performances in four different venues from Thursday, December 12th through Sunday, December 15th.
At Severance Hall, the Cleveland Orchestra begins its series of Holiday concerts with a dozen performances by the Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and guest choruses as well on Friday, December 13th. The concerts continue through December 22nd. There’ll also be a showing of the film It’s a Wonder Life, with the Orchestra performing the music live on Thursday, December 12th. 216-231-1111
The Cleveland Philharmonic will be joined by Choral Arts Cleveland and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra Chorus for two performances of its holiday program on Saturday evening, December 14th at Cleveland State’s Waetjen Auditorium, and on Sunday afternoon, December 15th, at Westlake Performing Arts Center in Rocky River.
North Coast Men's Chorus
The North Coast Men’s Chorus will give two performances of its Holiday Packages program on Saturday afternoon and Sunday evening, December 14th and 15th, at the Maltz Performing Arts Center in University Circle. 216-368-6062
North Pointe Ballet
North Pointe Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker on two weekends – December 13th through 15th, at the Lorain Palace Theater, and on the 20th through 22nd, at the Magnificat Performing Arts Center.
Victoria Marra conducts Symphony West’s Christmas Joy concert on Friday evening, December 13th, at the Church of Saint Clarence on Lorain Road in North Olmsted.
Teatro Publico de Cleveland
Teatro Publico de Cleveland and Cleveland Public Theater present A Xmas Cuento Remix, a Latino culture and modern music-infused take on Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas Carol December 5th through 21st in the James Levin Theater. 216-631-2727 extension 501
Theater in the Circle
Theater in the Circle will present the stage adaptation, with original music and lyrics, of the holiday favorite It’s a Wonderful Life. There’ll be performances December 12th through 15th at Judson Manor in University Circle.