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Daniel Hege will be the Akron Symphony’s Guest Conductor on Saturday evening, January 20th. Gabriela Martinez will be the soloist in the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2. The program will also include the Second Symphony of Brahms. The concert takes place at Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall. 330-535-8131
Arts Renaissance Tremont
The Arts Renaissance Tremont concert series will feature a recital by the Cleveland Orchestra’s former Principal Clarinet, Franklin Cohen, and pianist Zsolt Bognar on Sunday afternoon, January 21st. They’ll perform music of Beethoven, Brahms, Faure, Poulenc and Weinberg at Pilgrim Congregational Church on West 14th Street in Tremont.
Baldwin Wallace Men's Chorus
The BW Men’s Chorus takes its annual holiday concert to the East side for the first time. Sounds of the Season takes place Friday, December 8 at 7:30pm at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights. 216-921-3510.
Chagrin Concert Series
The next concert in the Chagrin Concert Series will feature pianist Per Enflo with the Cleveland Virtuosi conducted by Hristo Popov in two concertos by Mozart. The concert takes place at Valley Lutheran Church in Chagrin Falls on Sunday afternoon, January 21st.
Music Director Franz Welser-Moest will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra in two different concerts at Severance Hall. On Thursday and Saturday, January 18th and 20th, Haydn’s oratorio The Seasons will be the single work on the program, while on Friday evening, January 19th, it’s all Beethoven, including the First and Third Symphonies, as well as the Creatures of Prometheus Overture. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater will present Entry Point, a four-day program of new play development in a festival atmosphere at a variety of venues in the Gordon Square area Thursday through Sunday, January 18th through 21st. 216-631-2727 ext 501
Cleveland State University Angelin Chang
At Cleveland State University, pianist Angelin Chang will be joined by violinist Eli Matthews and horn players Hans Clebsch for music of Beethoven, Schumann, Rachmaninoff and Brahms on Monday evening, January 22nd in Drinko Recital Hall.
Cleveland State University Ars Futura
Cleveland State University will present a concert by the Ars Futura Ensemble featuring music of Greg D’Alessio and Andrew Rindfleisch on Friday evening, January 19th, in CSU’s Drinko Hall.
Cleveland State University Keyboard Conversations
The 30th Anniversary Season of Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations will return to Cleveland State University on Sunday afternoon, January 21st. The topic is Keys to the Classics, with music of Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn. 216-687-5018
Credo Music and the Oberlin Conservatory of music present a free Winter chamber music recital with music of Brahms, Mendelssohn and Dvorak by a group of students who will then travel to Texas and Puerto Rico. The performance takes place on Thursday evening, January 25th in Kulas Recital Hall.
DanceCleveland and Tri-C Presents will bring the Brazilian modern dance company Grupo Corpo to the Ohio Theater at Playhouse Square on Saturday evening, January 20th, and Sunday afternoon, January 21st. 216-241-6000
The second concert of the season for Heights Arts is called Rhythms, Rhymes and the Kitchen Sink. It takes place on Sunday afternoon, January 21st, at the Bop Stop. Admission is by advance tickets only. 216-371-3457
Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra
The Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra’s ensembles will present a pair of concerts on Sunday afternoon, January 21st. They’ll be joined by students from the NEOS Center for Dance and singers of the Oberlin Choristers, a community-based vocal ensemble. 440-775-3059
The Playhouse Square Broadway series will bring Love Never Dies to town January 9th through the 28th. It’s the romantic sequel by Andrew Lloyd Webber to his Phantom of the Opera. 216-241-6000
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 Hankering for Hindemith, with music by Hindemith as well as Helmut Walcha and Flor Peeters on Wednesdays, January 17th and 24th. 216-281-1700
Akron’s Tuesday Musical will bring the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to Northeast Ohio for music of Dvorak and Brahms on Tuesday evening, January 23rd, in Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall
Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse performs Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, reliving one of the last performances of the singer Billie Holiday. The show runs January 11th through 21st in the Founders Theater. 330-836-2626
Wexner Center for the Arts
Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts will have the world premiere of A Thousand Thoughts by Sam Green and the Kronos Quartet on Thursday evening, January 25th.