Chamber, choral, and new music return in a big way: 2021-22 classical music preview

The very existence of this Fall preview section should bring joy to any classical music lover’s heart. After months of occasional, scattered events, many of them outdoors, there now are enough traditional concerts on the books by groups all over Northeast Ohio to compile an entire catalog looking forward as far as May.

‘Music of the Night’ free Labor Day concert a hit on Ely Square

A free Labor Day concert by The Cleveland Pops Orchestra and baritone vocalist Lester Lynch took over Ely Square on Saturday night drew music lovers downtown.

A Magical Afternoon in Beachwood

Thanks to the city of Beachwood and the Mandel JCC for hosting the Cleveland Pops Orchestra this past Sunday!  Here’s Beachwood mayor Martin Horowitz leading the Pops in Bizet’s March of the Toreadors from Carmen: Enjoy Pop’s favorite, Connor Bogart, singing “Sweet Caroline!”

Beachwood, Mandel JCC to present Cleveland Pops for Disney sounds

The city of Beachwood and the Mandel Jewish Community Center are partnering to present “Sounds of Magic: Disney and Beyond,” a family-friendly outdoor concert at the Mandel JCC’s Safran Park at 2 p.m. Aug. 15.