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 Apollo's Fire presents 'Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews'
Apollo's Fire
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Thursday, February 4th - Sunday, February 7th

This musical journey interweaves Sephardic folk song with the Monteverdi-like Hebrew choral work of Salamone Rossi. The daily rhythms of life –- love, rejection, feasting and celebration –- culminate in the mystical prayers of Shabbat.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 7:30 pm - Fairlawn Lutheran Church (WKSU members can receive $12 off full-price B-level tickets for this performance); Friday, Feb. 5, 8 pm - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights; Saturday, Feb. 6, 8 pm - Maltz Performing Arts Center, University Circle, Cleveland; Sunday, Feb. 7, 4 pm - Gamble Auditorium, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea; 216-320-0012

 Ravel and Debussy
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Thursday, February 4th - Saturday, February 6th

The Cleveland Orchestra and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet perform pieces by Dalbavi, Ravel, and Debussy.

February 4th - 6th, Severance Hall, Cleveland, 216-231-1111

 Weathervane Playhouse presents 'The Lyons'
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, February 4th - Sunday, February 14th

In describing this dark comedy about death, New York magazine put it best: 'The Lyons isn't trying to make a case for freshness or formal innovation. It's simply trying tell a funny, furious little tale of family annihilation with honesty, savagery, and humanity, a story about how we all, ultimately, pick out our own urns. It succeeds marvelously.'

February 4th-14th, Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, 330-836-2626

 Heritage Series: The Way Down Wanderers
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
At Happy Days Lodge
Saturday, February 6th

The Way Down Wanderers draw you in with their energy, originality, and soulful generosity. Named Chicago's Best Emerging Artist for 2014, this modern-folk Americana band captivates with soaring instrumentals, foot-stomping sing-alongs, and a lively stage show. Next up: Ten Strings and a Goat Skin on Feb. 12.

Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m., Happy Days Lodge, Peninsula, 330-657-2909

 Akron Symphony presents 'Music and the Mind'
Akron Symphony
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Saturday, February 6th

Psychiatrist Dr. Kogan speaks about creativity and performs Rachmaninoff’s most popular concerto, dedicated to his hypnotist. The emotional impact of Berlioz’s youthful Symphonie fantastique is as forceful today as ever.

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 8:00 pm, E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, OH 330-535-8131

 Wooster Chamber Music Series presents Wu Han and David Finckel
Wooster Chamber Music Series
At Gault Recital Hall
Sunday, February 7th

David Finckel and Wu Han are among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. In 2012, they were the recipients of Musical America's 2012 Musicians of the Year award, one of the highest honors granted by the music industry.

Sunday, February 7 at 3 p.m. Gault Recital Hall, The College of Wooster, 330-263-2115

 Tuesday Musical presents Marina Piccinini, Andreas Haefliger, flute and piano
Tuesday Musical
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Tuesday, February 9th

Just two days after they perform on EJ's stage in Akron, this husband-and-wife musical duo will perform at the Kennedy Center as part of the Washington Performing Arts Virtuoso Series. Their Tuesday Musical performance will include works by Prokofiev, Boulez, Dalbavie and Franck.

Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, 330-761-3460

 Tuesday Musical presents Academy of St. Martin
Tuesday Musical
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Tuesday, February 9th

Building upon the performance of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble in 2015, and Joshua Bell’s performance in our collaboration with the Akron Symphony Orchestra in 2014, this concert will feature the Academy in its most robust composition.

Friday, February 9th, at 7:30 p.m. E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, 330-761-3460

 The Cleveland Orchestra presents Mitsuko Uchida's Mozart
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Thursday, February 11th - Saturday, February 13th

Mitsuko Uchida's interpretations of Mozart are renowned for their intelligence, elegance, and sensitivity. She continues her acclaimed collaboration with The Cleveland Orchestra, which was recognized with a 2010 Grammy Award, with performances of two more of Mozart's piano concertos.

February 11 - 13, Severance Hall, Cleveland, 216-231-1111

 Oberlin Artist Recital Series: Andras Schiff, piano
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
At Finney Chapel
Friday, February 12th

Andras Schiff is a noted and critically acclaimed pianist, conductor, pedagogue, and lecturer. A prolific performer onstage and in the studio, Schiff also created his own chamber orchestra -- Cappella Andrea Barca -- in 1999, and he works each year with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

Friday, February 12, at 8 p.m. Finney Chapel, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, 800-371-0178

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