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The Borderlight International Theater and Fringe Festival will bring more than 100 theatrical performances and special events from around the world to Cleveland on 14 different stages from Public Square to Playhouse Square July 24th through 27th.
Pablo Heras-Casado will be the guest conductor of a pair of Cleveland Orchestra concerts, one each at Severance Hall and the Blossom Music Center, on Friday and Sunday, July 19th and 21st respectively, with guitarist Pepe Romero playing the most famous of guitar concertos, Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez. And on Saturday, July 20th at Blossom, 23 year old conductor Klaus Makela and 18 year old violinist Daniel Lozakovich make their Cleveland Orchestra debuts with the Bruch Violin Concerto. No. 1. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s outdoor performances will next feature Much Ado About Nothing weekends July 19th through August 4th at nine different locations around Greater Cleveland.
The Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Cleveland Orchestra present the tenth annual Cooper International Competition. Twenty-four young violinists will compete at Oberlin beginning Saturday, January 20th. The finalists will perform at Severance Hall with the Cleveland Orchestra on Friday evening, July 26th.
Stars in the Classics
Stars in the Classics will present two evenings of Summer Cabarets in the rotunda at Orange Village Hall. On Thursday, July 18th, there’ll be music of Chopin, Mozart and Puccini; on Saturday, July 20th, it’s A French Summer Night. 216-702-7047
The summer dance season for Verb Ballets begins with Ballet Under the Stars on Friday evening, July 19th, at the Verb Ballets Center for Dance at The Dealership on Lee Road in Shaker Heights.