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Apollo’s Fire will present three casual restaurant performances called Baroque Bistro on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 27th, 28th and 29th, at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Atrium, at Mustard Seed Market in Montrose, and at the Music Box Supper Club in Cleveland.
Arts Renaissance Tremont Stepping Out
Arts Renaissance Tremont is beginning a new series of Stepping Out concerts in co-operation with the Rocky River Senior Center. Pianist Sara Daneshpour will be featured in the first concert on Friday afternoon, September 27th, in music of Boulez, Bach, Chopin and Ravel. The program is free, but seating reservations are required. 440-333-6660
The Ashland Symphony Orchestra’s new season will open on Saturday evening, September 28th, with Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring featuring the Neos Dance Theater. The program will also include music by West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein and Dvorak’s New World Symphony.
Blue Streak Ensemble
Margaret Brouwer’s Blue Streak Ensemble will perform a concert titled Fire on the River at the Western Reserve Fire Museum at 310 Carnegie Avenue in Cleveland on Monday evening, September 23rd. There’ll be two pieces by Margaret Brouwer as well as compositions by Greg D’Alessio, Dawn Sonntag, Judd Greenstein, Gene Koshinski and Missy Mazzoli.
The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join forces with the Kent indie band called The Speedbumps on Saturday evening, September 28th, at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall in Canton. 330-452-2094
The Cleveland Orchestra’s Music Director Franz Welser Moest will lead the ensemble in a pair of concerts at Severance Hall on Thursday and Saturday, September 26th and 28th, with a piece by Olga Neuwirth called Masaot/Clocks Without Hands, and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. 216-231-1111
At the Dobama Theater, it’s the Cleveland premiere of Anton Posner’s play called Stupid (blank) Bird – a very loose adaptation of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull. It opens September 6th and continues through the 29th.
IngenuityFest, Cleveland, a festival of interactive art and technology, returns September 27, 28th and 29th, with events in ingenuity labs and the Hamilton Collaborative in Saint Clair-Superior.
John Knox Performance Series
On Friday, October 4th, organist Rodney Barbour will be featured as part of the John Knox Presbyterian Church Performing Arts Series. His concert will range from hymn arrangements to Bach, a variety of music celebrating the church year.
The new music ensemble No Exit begins a two-year collaboration with cimbalom player Chester Englander in September as part of a series of three performances that will include a piece or cimbalom and piano by Kati Agocs. There’ll also be pieces by Philip Blackburn, Adonai Henderson, Sean Parks and Nicholas Underhill. The concert will be performed on Friday, September 6th at Spaces Gallery, Saturday, September 7th at Heights Arts, and Friday, September 13th, at Cleveland State University.
Rocky River Presbyterian
Violinist Andrew Sords and friends will perform an afternoon of romantic chamber music on Sunday, September 22nd, at Rocky River Presbyterian Church on Detroit Road. The program will include trios by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. 440-333-2888
Tri-C Performing Arts
The Tri-C Performing Arts Series will bring Gamelan Cudamani to Cuyahoga Community College’s Eastern Campus Simon and Rose Mandel Theater on Wednesday evening, October 2nd. 216-987-4444
Trinity Lutheran Church
The noontime Wednesday organ concerts at Trinity Lutheran Church at West 30th and Lorain near the West Side Market will next feature organist Robert Myers with Minor Delights, a follow-up to his recent Major Delights concert. He’ll perform the program on two Wednesdays September 18th and 25th.
Akron’s Tuesday Musical and Mustard Seed Market Highland Square are joining forces for an early evening Decompression Chamber concert with the Escher Quartet on Thursday, September 26th.
The new season for Akron’s Tuesday Musical will begin with the duo of guitarist Jason Vieaux and violinist Adam Barnett-Hart on Tuesday evening, September 24th, at Akron’s E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. 330-761-3460