Arts Calendar

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Akron Civic Theater

The Akron Civic Theater presents Neil Zaza's One Dark Night...A Rock Symphony of the Macabre, with guest appearances by Verb Ballets, on Friday evening, October 29th at 8:00.  330-253-2488   

Apollo's Fire

Apollo's Fire will begin its 30th anniversary season with Vivaldi's Four Seasons Rediscovered, as well as the Concerto for Two Cellos and La Folia.  There'll be five performances in Northeast Ohio, including Bay Village, Bath, Willoughby Hills and two at the Cleveland Museum of Art, from October 21st through the 25th. 

Ariel's Light

Ariel's Lilght, a new composition for string quartet by Cleveland native Katia Bolotin, will be premiered on Tuesday evening, October 19th at 7:00, at the Acacia Ballroom  at the Acacia Reservation on Cedar Road in Lyndhurst.  ARiel's Light was inspired by the ancient city of Jerusalem.  The program will also include Katia Bolotin's Surfside, Chris Neiner's Mikro Czellos, and New York Suite by Alex Shapiro.  216)-235-6631

Beck Center

Lakdwood's Beck Center for the Arts will present The Exonerated written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen.  It will run October 8th through November 7th in the Studio Theater.  216-521-2540 ext 10   

Beck Center - Visual Arts Exhibition

Lakewood's Beck Center, in collaboration with TRANSIT ARTS, a program of Central Community House, has an exhibition of paintings and drawings under the title Cultural Heritiage Exhibition and Experience, running to November 15th.   

Cassidy Theater

The Cassidy Theater in Parma Heights will have a streaming performance called The Addams Family - Quarantined:  A Dramatic Concert Version on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd through 24th.  440-842-4600     

Cavani Quartet

The Cavani Quartet continues its Beyond Beethoven series, featuring all of Beethoven's Quartets matched with contemporary pieces for Quartet.  On Sunday afternoon, October 24th, they'll be at the Bop Stop to play Beethoven's Quartets Nos. 2 and 7, along with muisc by Tan Dun.  On Sunday afternoon, November 7th, the Quartet will be at Temple Tiffereth-Israel with Beethoven's Quartets 6 and 13, a;pmg with a piece called Blueprint by Caroline Shaw.

Cesear's Forum

Cesear's Forum  presents the one-woman play The Year of Magical Thinking, a stage adaptation of the award-winning memoir by Joan Didon at Kennedy's Down Under at Playhouse Square November 5th through December 11th.  216-241-6000    

Church of the Covenant

At the Church of the Covenant in University Circle, there are two series of drive-in carillon concerts, performed on the McGaffin Carillon  on Fridays at lunchtime, 12:15, and on Sunday afternoons at 4:00. 

Cleveland Chamber Music Society

The Cleveland Chamber Music Society's next concert will feature the Jerusalem Quartet in concert at the Maltz Performing Arts Center on Sunday afternoon, October 31st, at 3:00.  The program will include quartets by Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven.

Cleveland Cinematheque

Cleveland Cinematheque has resumed in-person screenings at the Peter B. Lewis Theater at the  Cleveland Institute of Art  A wide variety of films are being shown.  There's a special series of nine films being shown in September and October, films by Federicao Fellini.  And the  Cleveland Cinematheque  will continue its Virtual Multiplex on line, with new films being added each week.  You can check out the current list at their website. 

Cleveland Orchestra

The new season for the Cleveland Orchestra continues at Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center with concerts to be led by Music Director Franz Welser-Moest on Thursday and Saturday, October 21st and 23rd. The program will include a set of waltzes by Josef Strauss called Heldengedichte, George Walker's Sinfonia No. 5, Visions, and Erich Korngold's Symphony in F#. All guests at Severance Music Center must provide proof of vaccination or provide a negative PCR test, and all guests, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask. You can check the Orchestra's website for more information.  

Cleveland Philharmonic

The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra's 84th season will begin with a program of arias and orchestral excerpts from Italian operas by Rossini, Puccini, Verdi, Catalani and Mascagni.  Soprano Carrie Hennessey will join the Orchestra for two performances, on Saturday evening, October 16th at Westlake Performing Arts Center, and Sunday afternoon, October 17th, at Cleveland State University's Waetjen Auditorium.  216-556-1800   

Cleveland Public Theater

Cleveland Public Theater and Dia de Muertos Ohio present Dia de Muertos 2021 on Saturday, October 30th.  This year’s free activities include indoor and outdoor activities, altar installations, arts and crafts, live music and free entertinament for all ages.

Dance Cleveland

Dance Cleveland will present the dance group A. I. M. by Kyle Abraham in a program called An Untitled Love on Saturday evening, November 6th, at the Mimi Ohio Theater in Playhouse Square   

Euclid Symphony Orchestra

The Euclid Symphony Orchestra is accepting applications for its annual Tom Baker Young Artists Comopetition.  The competition is open to advanced performers, instrumental or vocal, age 18 and younger, capable of performing appropriate level repertoire, including concerto level or equivalent works.  The competition will be held on November 13th.   

Euclid Symphony Orchestra

Matthew Salvaggio conducts the next concert by the Euclid Symphony Orchestra on Sunday asfternoon, October 31st. The program looks toward Halloween with music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Camille Saint-Saens, Charles Gounod and others.  The concert takes place at 3:00PM at the Shore Cultural Center at East 222nd and Euclid.   

Great Lakes Theater

Great Lakes Theater will begin its new season with  Shakespeare's The Tempest, opening October 15th and running through November 7th at the Hanna Theater.

Les Delices

The ensemble Les Delices will open its 2021-2022 season on Thursday evening, October 7th, with an on-line program called Song of Orpheus, two cantatas based on that story by Jean-Philippe Rameau and Philippe Courbois.  The program will be available through November 7th.   






Les Delices Salon Era

The new season of on line Salon Era concerts by Les Delices continues with The Phoneix of Mexico premiereing on October 18th and available on line for two weeks.   THat's followed by Divine Love, premiering on November 8th, with seventeenth century muisc of Schuetz, Cozzolani and Charpentier will be featured.

Maltz Performing Arts Center

The Something Different at Silver Hall concert series at the Matlz Performing Arts Center will feature the Eastern European folk ensemble Harmonia, performing Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukranian, Croatian and Gypsy music.  The concert takes place on Sunday afternoon, October 17th at 3:00 

Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory

The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory  on East 47th Street in Cleveland has a gallery exhibition called Cross Generations:  Bridging the Gap of Artists, on view through September 30th, and will open a new exhibition called In Search of A Second Moon, highlighting new works by founder Tom Balbo, running September 24th through October 30th. 




Music Near the Market

The free Wednesday noontime organ recitals continue at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and its Beckerath organ at West 30th and Lorain.  On October 20th and 27th, Robert Myers presents Reformation Themes, pieces by Hanff, Zachau and Kittel

No Exit

No Exit will present the saxophone duo Ogni Suono in  a program featuring works by Hong-Da Chin, Chris Fisher-Lochhead, Shelley Washington, Quinn Collins, David Reminick and Emily Koh.  The concert takes place on Saturday evening, October 23rd, at Spaces Gallery on Detroit Road. 

Tuesday Musical

The new season of concerts presented by Akron's Tuesday Musical will begin with the British a capella ensemble Voces 8.  The group's program on October 19th is called Choral Dances, and will run from Bach to Irving Berlin.  330-761-3460    

Workshop Players

The Workshop Players of Amherst will open their season with the off-Broadway comedy Panache running October 7th through 17th.  440-988-5613  

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