Seasonal Special Happenings

i Cellisti 2019

When: Fri., Jan. 11 2019

Tonight at 7 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the Cleveland Cello Society presents i Cellisti, its annual fundraiser. This year's theme is "Of Nature," and the event will feature solo cellist Darrett Adkins, a cello professor at Oberlin College; the Oberlin College Choir; and conductor Gregory Ristow performing Soviet composer Sofia Gubaidulina's "Canticle of the Sun." The program also includes Paul Desenne's cello quartet, "Glass Bamboo Frog Consort," performed by members of Ensemble 207 (students of Mark Kosower, principal cellist for the Cleveland Orchestra) and a 24-cello choir in surround-sound formation playing John Luther Adams' "Sky with Four Suns" and "Sky with Four Moons." Proceeds support the CCS scholarship. Tickets (suggested donation): $25 general admission, $10 student, $100 patron. (Niesel)

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