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CItyMusic Cleveland will have five performances of its next concert, led by Stefan Willich. Cleveland Orchestra Principal Oboist Frank Rosenwein will be the soloist in the Oboe Concerto by Richard Strauss. There’s also music of Rossini and Mozart. Concerts take place December 12th through 16th at a variety of locations. 216-632-3572
Guest conductor Richard Kaufman leads the Cleveland Orchestra’ s holiday concerts at Severance Hall. There’ll be eleven performances beginning December 14th through 23rd. There are a mix of afternoon and evening concerts. The Orchestra will be joined by the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Children’s Chorus and Youth Chorus Chamber Ensemble. Actor Jamie Farr of MASH fame will be a special guest narrator in A Night Before Christmas. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater brings the return of the holiday entertainment Conni’s Avant Garde Restaurant, from New York City, in the Gordon Square Theater November 29th through December 22nd. 216-631-2727 ext 501
Great Lakes Theater Festival
Great Lakes Theater Festival has the 30th annual presentation of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol beginning November 30th and running through December 23rd in the Hanna Theater.
Quire Cleveland and Les Delices will join forces for three performances of Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Midnight Mass for Christmas Eve in Akron, Lakewood and Cleveland December 21st, 22nd and 23rd. 216-302-8404
Cleveland’s New Music Ensemble No Exit continues celebrating its tenth concert season with a series of three concerts with newly-commissioned works by Ty Emerson, Hong-Da Chin and others on Friday, November 30th at Cleveland State, Saturday, December 8th at the Bop Stop, and Friday, December 14th at Spaces Gallery.
Strongsville United Church of Christ
On Friday evening, December 14th, the Strongsville United Church of Christ will host a holiday concert featuring the Strongsville Community Jazz Band. 440-238-6697
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.
Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse will have Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the Founders Theater November 23rd through December 22nd, with a series of weekday matinee concerts beginning November 20th. 330-836-2626