- Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:30 pm
Wu Man is an internationally renowned pipa virtuoso, cited by the Los Angeles Times as “the artist most responsible for bringing the pipa to the Western World.” Wu Man joins the brilliant Huayin Shadow Puppet Band for an evening of old-tune traditional music with shadow puppetry. Amid shouts and the strumming of lutes and fiddles, the percussion of clappers, small and large gongs, and the battering of a wooden bench, the band sings and plays about rural life in remote China drawing the audience into places and sounds rarely heard in the West.
- Wed., April 4, 2018, 6:00 pm
The series of monthly chamber music concerts continues, featuring young artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music New Music Ensemble, under the direction of Keith Fitch, offer a program of works by Elliott Carter, Stephen Hartke, and Frederick Fox.
- Fri., April 13, 2018, 7:30 pm
“Voices immaculately balanced and sublimely paced” —Jeremy Pound, BBC Music Magazine. Through their recordings and concert performances, they have established themselves as the leading exponents of Renaissance sacred music throughout the world. They perform “War and Peace,” a program commemorating those who lost their lives in the First World War, featuring works by Josquin, Guerrero, Pärt, Mouton, Lobo, Victoria, Tavener, and Palestrina.
- Wed., May 2, 2018, 6:00 pm
The series of monthly chamber music concerts continues, featuring young artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the joint program with Case Western Reserve University’s early and baroque music programs. Outstanding conservatory musicians present mixed repertoire ranging from the standard to unknown gems amid the museum’s collections for a unique and intimate experience.