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Cleveland Orchestra bassoonists Barrick Stees and Jonathan Sherwin join together with bassoonists George Sakakeeny and Eric Stomberg as the “Men Who Don’t Bite” quartet, presenting a program on Sunday afternoon, February 17, with pianist James Howsmon. The concert at 3 p.m. is part of Arts Renaissance Tremont and takes place at Pilgrim Congregational Church (2592 West 14th Street, Cleveland). They will perform works by Gesualdo, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, and Schickele. Admission is by freewill offering. Cleveland Orchestra musicians Robert Woolfrey (clarinet) and Tanya Ell (cello) join together with pianist Robert Cassidy to perform a chamber music concert on Tuesday evening, February 19. The concert at 8 p.m. will be held at Drinko Recital Hall (2001 Euclid Avenue) on the Cleveland State University campus. The trio will perform works by Bach, Beethoven, and Rossini. Admission is free. Cleveland Orchestra musician Carolyn Gadiel Warner (violin and piano), performs her tenth annual “Carolyn Warner and Friends” concert on Wednesday evening, February 20 at 8 p.m. in Mixon Hall of the Cleveland Institute of Music. Collaborating with her will be Orchestra member Stephen Warner (violin) and saxophonist James Umble; together the trio performs as
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the “Cleveland Duo & James Umble” and will play the world premiere of a new transcription by Ms. Warner of The Creation of the World of Darius Milhaud for violin, piano, alto saxophone, and percussion. Other performers include Orchestra members Mark Jackobs (viola), Marisela Sager (flute), Frank Rosenwein (oboe), Jesse McCormick (horn), and John Clouser (bassoon) — in repertoire by Ernö Dohnányi and Ludwig Thuille. Faculty member Peter Salaff and CIM students will also be featured. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Call 216-795-3211.
Family Concert series continues in spring with “Symphony Under the Sea” after Spooktacular start The Cleveland Orchestra’s season of Family Concerts continues with “Symphony Under the Sea” on Friday evening, March 8, led by conductor Robert Franz — including favorite musical numbers from Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Intended for children ages 7 and older, the series is designed to introduce young people to classical music. In addition to each one-hour Orchestra concert, the Family Concert Series features free, pre-concert activities, including an “Instrument Discovery” in which children can try playing various instruments. For complete details about the spring concerts, visit clevelandorchestra.com.
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