Chagrin Concert Series

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ERIE WATERS FLUTE ENSEMBLE
Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3pm

Valley Lutheran Church, Chagrin Falls

 ERIE WATERS is a professionally concertizing group of the Greater Cleveland Flute Society , and has performed for The Chicago Flute Festival and The Northeast Ohio Flute Association Festival, in addition to regular concerts of its own at Brecksville United Methodist Church, and the Musical Arts Series in Port Clinton, Ohio. Performing at Chagrin Valley will be Becky Chen, Tom Brown, Suzan Ingersoll, Mallory Krolikowski, Sara Lambert, Kathleen Mylecraine, Linda Miller, Martha Somach, Cathy Spicer, George Sterbenz, Bonnie Svetlik, Kelly Mollnow Wilson, and Jackie Zielke.

OPERA CIRCLE CLEVELAND presents the opera ZANETTO by Pietro Mascagni
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3pm

Valley Lutheran Church, Chagrin Falls

Cast to be announced. With Piano and Chamber Ensemble under the direction of Jacek Sobieski.
Only 40 minutes long and with cast of two singers, Zanetto was originally described by its composer as a scena lirica (lyric scene) rather than an opera. It is set in the countryside near Florence during the Renaissance and tells the story of an encounter between a beautiful courtesan, Silvia, and a young wandering minstrel, Zanetto. The libretto was adapted from an Italian translation by Emilio Praga of François Coppée's play Le passant (The passer-by) in which the young Sarah Bernhardt had won fame in the en travesti role of Zanetto.


VIRTUOSO'S SHOWCASE
Per Enflo, piano and Hristo Popov, violin
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3pm

Valley Lutheran Church, Chagrin Falls

Solo piano works by Mozart and Beethoven as well as Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 n G major plus encores.
Violinist Hristo Popov and pianist Per Enflo have performed together for over a decade including recitals in Europe and Carnegie Hall to critical acclaim. They have recorded four albums together and continues to concertize extensively. Northeast Ohio is a very special place to them and as it is where they started working together and look eagerly forward to playing this concert in Chagrin Falls.

CLEVELAND VIRTUOSI
Marlon DANIEL, Conductor
Lara NIE, Mezzo-soprano
Richard FIELDS, Trumpet
Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3pm
Valley Lutheran Church, Chagrin Falls

Presenting Samuel Barber's Adagio, Ivan Fischer's Yiddish-German Cantata, and Bela Bartok's Divertimento for String Orchestra. Join us for an afternoon of exotic thought provoking music that is some of the most prolific artistic expression for string orchestra.


*programs and featured artists may change!