Live musical artists and ensemble performances
Celebrating 35 Seasons
For thirty-five seasons, Music from The Western Reserve has been committed to showcasing the brightest stars of the chamber music world right here in Northeast Ohio. That has been our mission and our distinct privilege.
Our 2017/18 lineup continues our legacy – presenting timeless classics performed by modern masters. Six unforgettable performances. Six evenings of the magic of music. Experience them all in the lush acoustics of Christ Church Episcopal, located in the heart of historic Hudson.
In our 1st concert, we showcased Dane Johansen, cello as our premiere concert of the season on Sunday, September 17. Formerly, the cellist of the Escher String Quartet for five years, Johansen recently joined The Cleveland Orchestra at the beginning of March of 2016. Johansen performed J.S. Bach’s Cello Suites No. 1, 4, and 6. The concert was held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 5 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal located at 21 Aurora Street, Hudson Ohio.
Our 2nd concert of the season featured the brilliant young artists from Northeast Ohio as part of our Featured Young Artist Series. This year's performace was with Music Theatre Majors from Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music. On Sunday, October 29 at Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson.
Our 3rd concert of the season will feature Ensemble HD. They will perform on Sunday, November 12 at Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson. Ensemble HD will bring to you works by Duruflé, Martinů, and Fauré.
Founded in 2009, Ensemble HD’s mission of the ensemble is to bring classical music to a wide audience. Premier performances were at the Happy Dog in Gordon Square Arts District in Cleveland. Led by Joshua Smith, Principal Flute, the Cleveland Orchestra, with fellow Cleveland Orchestra members Amy Lee, Associate Concertmaster, violin; Frank Rosenwein, Principal Oboe; Charles Bernard, Assistant Principal cello; and Joanna Patterson-Zakany, viola. These orchestra members are joined by friend Christina Dahl, piano. Praised in Voix de Arts, “Ensemble HD’s playing glistens with virtuosity and invention” and American Record Guide, “Freshness and verve brought to the music by a superb assemblage of Cleveland Orchestra Musicians.”
Read here the ClevelandClassical.com article
Single Tickets, $20 - Students Admitted FREE.
Ticket includes post-concert reception.