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WKSU Arts & Culture Partners

 Ian Bostridge & WenWen Du
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
At Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights
Tuesday, April 21st

Ian Bostridge (tenor) has an international recital career and many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for 13 Grammys. As a solo pianist, WenWen who is originally from Japan, has been awarded prizes at the Third Prokofiev International Piano Competition and the Third Wiesbaden Piano Competition.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., 2860 Coventry Rd, Shaker Heights, (216) 291-2777

 Unnecessary Farce
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, April 23rd - Sunday, May 10th

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight Doors. Go!
Thus begins a wild, theatrical ride that The Fort Worth Star Telegram called “A laugh-till-you-weep comedy on a par with Noises Off.”

Thursday, April 23 - Sunday, May 10, 2015, Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, (330) 836-2626

 Angel of Music: A Salute to Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lorain County Community College
At Stocker Arts Center
Saturday, April 25th

Celebrate the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, with songs from such favorites as Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and more.

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Stocker Arts Center, 1005 N Abbe Rd, Elyria, 1-800-995-LCCC

 Brentano String Quartet
Wooster Chamber Music Series
At Gault Recital Hall
Sunday, April 26th

The Brentano String Quartet, founded in 1992, has performed all over the U.S. and Europe. Earning exceptional reviews from all quarters, the Quartet has been praised for its remarkable command both of the great classics and of contemporary music.

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 p.m., Gault Recital Hall, 525 E. University Street
Wooster, (330) 263-2115

 Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
Magical Theatre Company
At Barberton High School Auditorium
Friday, May 1st - Saturday, May 9th

The cows on Farmer Brown’s farm have had enough! Underappreciated, they request electric blankets for the drafty barn. And so begins this delightful and hilarious musical about cows, hens and ducks going on strike. A modern classic of children’s literature and also a Caldecott Honor winner!

May 1-3 & 8-9, 2015, Barberton High School Theatre, 555 Barber Rd., Barberton, (330) 848-3708.

 Rachmaninoff's Vespers
Akron Symphony
At St. Sebastion's Church
Sunday, May 3rd

Blending the pure beauty of ancient Russian Orthodox chant with the late Romantic language that was Rachmaninoff’s natural voice, the All-Night Vigil is unsurpassed in all the choral literature. Its inspired tone is at once majestic and ecstatic.

Sunday, May 3, 2015, at 3:30 p.m., 476 Mull Avenue, Akron, (330) 836-2233

 The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Tuesday Musical
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Tuesday, May 5th

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields was formed in 1959 by a group of eleven enthusiastic musicians with the aim of performing in public without a conductor. Their first three recordings led to a succession of long-term contracts, and the Academy quickly took their place among the most recorded ensembles in history.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill Street, Akron, (330) 761-3460

 Idina Menzel
Live Nation
At Blossom Music Center
Friday, August 21st

The voice behind Disney's Frozen On Ice song "Let It Go" and the character Elsa The Snow Queen, Idina Menzel has now set her sites on a major North American Tour. Fans will be able to see the Songstress live where she is set to perform "Let It Go" and other songs. A true fairy tale for those who have been wanting to get up close and personal with the superstar.

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 at 7 p.m., Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Idina Menzel

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Arts & Cultural Organizations

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Member Benefits

As a way of saying “thanks” to WKSU members, many Northeast Ohio cultural organizations offer special benefits for cinema, museums, music, theatre and dance and more that include 2-for-1 performance tickets and other discounts.

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