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 Artist Recital Series: Miró Quartet
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
At Finney Chapel
Thursday, March 10th

Now in its 18th year, the Miro Quartet is consistently praised for its deeply musical interpretations, exciting performances, and thoughtful programming. Each season, the ensemble performs on the most important chamber music series and on the most prestigious concert stages, garnering accolades from critics and audiences alike.

Thursday, March 10, 8 p.m. Finney Chapel, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, 800-371-0178

 Explorer Series #8: Cranes: Ambassadors for Biodiversity and Goodwill
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Friday, March 11th

Majestic and lovely, cranes have, since time untold, evoked the emotions and imaginations of humans. Unfortunately, the actions of mankind now threaten 11 of the Earth’s 15 species of cranes. Founded in 1973, and based in central Wisconsin, the International Crane Foundation has a worldwide program to help cranes and use the charism of cranes to conserve wetlands, grasslands, watershed and flyways and to promote goodwill among the nations that share these special birds. This lecture features Dr. George Archibald, Co-founder and Senior Conservationist, International Crane Foundation.

Friday, March 11, 7:00 pm, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, 216-231-4600

 Cleveland Pops presents 'Rodgers and Hammerstein'
Cleveland POPS Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Friday, March 11th

You’ll always leave a Rodgers and Hammerstein concert humming and whistling those tuneful melodies that came from the hearts and minds of the two greatest composers of musical theatre. The Cleveland POPS Orchestra and Chorus with guest vocalists bring the R&H legacy to life for you.

Friday, March 11, 2016, 8:00 pm, Severance Hall, University Circle, Cleveland, 216-765-7677

 Canton Ballet presents 'Cinderella'
Canton Ballet
At Canton Palace Theatre
Saturday, March 12th - Sunday, March 13th

Relive the enchantment of this timeless rags to riches tale of poignant yearning delightful humor and fulfilled romance with Ugly Stepsisters, a Fairy Godmother and a Handsome Prince.This everlasting love story turned into a renowned ballet with Prokofiev’s high-spirited score, features elaborate costumes and outstanding virtuoso performance. Cinderella is a heart-warming story, a family favorite that really does have something for everyone. Perfect for our 50th celebration!

March 12 & 13 at 2 p.m. Canton Palace Theatre, Canton, 330-455-7220

 Manfield Symphony Orchestra presents 'Drama Kings!'
Mansfield Symphony Orchestra
At Renaissance Theatre
Saturday, March 12th

'Drama Kings!' features many recognizable works of music's most emotional composers. From the dramatic 'Fate' theme of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony to the tender beauty of the arias of Puccini and Verdi, this program covers all the Romantic bases! The high-energy hijinks of Rossini's 'Barber of Seville.' Overture leads to some of opera's greatest solos and duets, and back again.

Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m. the Renaissance Theatre, Mansfield, 419-522-2726

 Artist Recital Series: Robin Eubanks & The Mass Line Big Band
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
At Finney Chapel
Sunday, March 13th

The Mass Line Big Band is the product of a year of study by Oberlin trombone faculty Robin Eubanks, whose mission was to write, arrange, and record music for a large ensemble. Consisting of standard big band instrumentation, Mass Line numbers 16 musicians hand-picked by Eubanks.

Sunday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Finney Chapel, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, 800-371-0178

 Weathervane Playhouse presents 'The Man Who Came to Dinner'
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, March 17th - Sunday, April 3rd

They say that fish and house guests stink after three days. That old saying is proven true indeed in this delightful comedy from the late 1930s. Upon arriving to dine at the Ohio home of rich factory owner, a grumpy New York theater critic slips on ice and breaks his hip — forcing him to stay at the house for weeks! In no time at all, the hapless house guest proceeds to drive his hosts mad by monopolizing their house, terrorizing their staff, running up large phone bills and inviting strange guests!

March 17th - April 3rd, Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, 330-836-2626

 Canton Symphony presents 'Scenic Moments'
Canton Symphony Orchestra
At Umstattd Performing Arts Hall
Saturday, March 19th

The Canton Symphony Orchestra is honored to perform the WORLD PREMIERE of Belá Fleck's second banjo concerto! Along with Chrostopher Theofanidis' Rainbow Body and Ottorino Respighi's Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome, this concert will be as memorable as a postcard.

Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 8:00pm,
Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, 330-452-2094

 Akron Symphony presents 'Akron on Broadway'
Akron Symphony
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Saturday, March 19th

Songs, choruses and orchestral showpieces from the greatest Broadway shows in history. Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more.

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 8:00 pm, E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, OH 330-535-8131

 Wooster Chamber Music Series presents The Harlem Quartet
Wooster Chamber Music Series
At Gault Recital Hall
Sunday, March 20th

The Harlem Quartet, praised for its 'panache' by The New York Times, is 'bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent,' says the Cincinnati Enquirer.


Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 3 p.m., Gault Recital Hall, The College of Wooster, 330-263-2115

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