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 Talich Quartet
Wooster Chamber Music Series
At Gault Recital Hall
Sunday, November 2nd

The Talich, which has been considered for many years to be one of the world’s finest string quartets, is making their third appearance in Wooster. Despite being famous for their interpretation of Czech music, they have a very wide-ranging repertoire, including all traditional classical composers, right through to Berg, Schoenberg, Bartok and Shostakovich.

Sunday, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m., Gault Recital Hall of Scheide Music Center 525 E. University St. Wooster, Ohio 44691. For tickets, contact the Wilson Bookstore (330-263-2421) or The Wooster Book Company (330-262-1688).

 Kurt Weill's 'Street Scene'
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
At Hall Auditorium
Wednesday, November 5th - Sunday, November 9th

Written in 1946, Street Scene came to be known by its creator as an American opera for its blending of traditional European opera with musical theater. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Elmer Rice, Street Scene builds upon Weill's passion for using American jazz and popular music in his operas.

Nov. 5, Nov. 7 - Nov. 9, Hall Auditorium, 67 North Main St., Oberlin, (440) 775-8169

 4000 Miles
Weathervane Community Playhouse
At John L. Dietz Theatre
Wednesday, November 5th - Saturday, November 15th

After suffering a major loss while he was on a cross-country bike trip, 21-year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty 91-year-old grandmother Vera in her West Village apartment. Over the course of a single month, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately reach each other. 4000 Miles looks at how two outsiders find their way in today's world.

Nov. 5 - Nov. 15, Weathervane Community Playhouse, Dietz Theatre, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, (330) 836-2626

 Weilerstein Plays Elgar
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Thursday, November 6th - Sunday, November 9th

Composed in the wake of World War I, Elgar’s Cello Concerto is a poignant, meditative work of great beauty. A Cleveland favorite, cellist Alisa Weilerstein joins the Orchestra for a program of works that span the 20th century, concluding with John Adams’s dreamy, philosophical Harmonielehre.

Nov. 6, Nov. 8 & Nov. 9, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, (216)-231-1111

 Joshua Bell
Akron Symphony
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Friday, November 7th

The Akron Symphony and Tuesday Musical join forces to present Joshua Bell in concert with the orchestra. Superstar Joshua Bell performs Bruch’s rapturous violin concerto, a centerpiece of the Romantic repertoire. Prokofiev called his 5th symphony “a hymn to free and happy Man,” asserting that it “clamored for expression” within him.

Friday, Nov. 7, E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St
The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, (330)-535-8131

 Much Ado About Nothing
University of Akron Wayne College
Friday, November 7th

The American Shakespeare Center, based in Staunton, Virginia at the Blackfriar’s Playhouse—brings its 2014/15 Method in Madness tour to Wayne College Nov. 7-8. The troupe performs worldwide, following the basic principles of basic Renaissance theatrical productions including universal lighting, doubling, gender, length, sets, costuming and music, to give theater-goers an authentic Elizabethan experience.

Friday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m., The University of Akron Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667, (330)-684-8932

 Hamlet
University of Akron Wayne College
Saturday, November 8th

The American Shakespeare Center, based in Staunton, Virginia at the Blackfriar’s Playhouse—brings its 2014/15 Method in Madness tour to Wayne College Nov. 7-8. The troupe performs worldwide, following the basic principles of basic Renaissance theatrical productions including universal lighting, doubling, gender, length, sets, costuming and music, to give theater-goers an authentic Elizabethan experience.

Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m., The University of Akron Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667, (330)-684-8932

 Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company
DANCECleveland
At Ohio Theatre
Saturday, November 8th - Sunday, November 9th

Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, Israel's most innovative and prominent dance ensemble, has soared into the international spotlight with gorgeous technique, sophisticated choreography and stunning dancers. With its technically strong and physically eclectic cast of dancers and its dynamic sensibility, KCDC characterizes Israeli dance at its best and performs regularly in the most respected theaters around the world. Expansive energy, remarkable power and creativity, Kibbutz will have you on the edge of your seat.

Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 3 p.m., Ohio Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, (216)-241-6000

 Stars and Stripes
Firelands Symphony
At Sandusky State Theatre
Sunday, November 9th

Maestro Carl Topilow conducts his signature family-friendly patriotic concert featuring the Firelands Symphony and guest vocalists. The program concludes with a salute to our men and women in uniform featuring the Firelands Symphony, Terra Choral Society and a guest soloist.

Sunday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-2503, (877)-626-1950

 Gifts from the Heart of Nature
Holden Arboretum
At Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Saturday, November 15th - Sunday, January 4th

Stop by the Corning Visitor Center and browse the wide selection of accessories, wood products, bath and beauty products, pottery, and more to finish your holiday shopping ahead of schedule while supporting The Holden Arboretum and local artists all at once.

Nov. 15, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015, Holden Arboretum, 9500 Sperry Rd., Kirtland, Ohio 44094, Gifts from the Heart of Nature

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