Classical

Lute Society of America Lute Fest: Scholarship concert — 1 p.m. Thursday, Harkness Chapel, Case Western Reserve University, 11200 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland. Program to be announced. Tickets: $20 general, $15 students and seniors at the door.

Lute Society of America Lute Fest: Three, Four and Twenty Lutes — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Harkness Chapel, Case Western Reserve University, 11200 Bellflower Road, Cleveland. With Paul O’Dette, director, treble, alto and tenor lutes; Grant Herreid, tenor and bass lutes, cittern; Charles Weaver, mandora, treble, alto and tenor lutes; Ronn McFarlane, bass lute and theorbo; Ryaan Ahmed, theorbo; Kenneth Bé, alto lute; Deborah Fox, theorbo; Douglas Freundlich, bass lute; Gail Gillispie, alto lute; Dieter Hennings, Baroque guitar; Catherine Liddell, alto and tenor lutes; Christopher Morrongiello, alto and tenor lutes; Lyle Nordstrom, bandora and tenor lute; Kevin Payne, tenor lute; Phillip Rukavina, tenor lute; Andy Rutherford, bass lute; Daniel Shoskes, tenor lute, and Daniel Swenberg, bass lute and theorbo. Paul O’Dette honors the legacy of his friend and colleague, the famed lutenist and teacher Patrick O’Brien, with the revival of a program from the 1989 Boston Early Music Festival. Program includes canzonas and dance music by Gabrieli, Piccinini, Terzi, Pacoloni, Vallet and others, including two pieces arranged for 20 lutes: Robert Johnson’s dances from Oberon and a suite from Praetorius’s Terpsichore in Patrick O’Brien’s own arrangement. Tickets: $20 general, $15 students and seniors at the door.

Oberlin Academy for High School Organists Concert — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Finney Chapel, Oberlin College, 90 N. Professor St. With Oberlin students and guests Nicholas Capozzoli, Mathew Bickett, Natalie Mealey, Mitchell Miller, Albert Bellefeuille, David Boeckh, Gerwin Hoekstra, Cory Burris and Annika Sundberg. Program to be announced. Fisk organ. Free.

Oberlin Academy for High School Organists Participants Recital — 10:30 a.m. Friday, Finney Chapel, Oberlin College, 90 N. Professor St. Performers to be announced. Program to be announced. Fisk organ. Free.

Lute Society of America Lute Fest: Participant Concert — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Harkness Chapel, Case Western Reserve University, 11200 Bellflower Road, Cleveland. Performers to be announced. Program to be announced. Tickets: $20 general, $15 students and seniors at the door.

ChamberFest Cleveland: “Schubert Journeys” — 8 p.m. Friday, Reinberger Chamber Music Hall at Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Julie Albers, cello; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Diana Cohen, violin; Franklin Cohen, clarinet; Nathan Farrington, bass; Benjamin Jaber, horn; Michael Klotz, viola; Yura Lee, viola; Timotheos Petrin, cello; Fernando Traba, bassoon, and Itamar Zorman, violin. Franz Schubert’s Quartetsatz in c, Kurt Rohde’s …maestoso…misterioso for amplified violin, amplified viola and assorted items and Schubert’s Octet in F. 7:15 pm prelude with Kurt Rohde, violist & composer. $15-$40. 216-471-8887 or http://chamberfestcleveland.com/events/schubert-journeys.

Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute Faculty Concert — 8 p.m. Friday, Warner Concert Hall, Oberlin Conservatory, 77 W. College St. Kenneth Slowik, conducting, featuring invited soloists, the faculty orchestra and advanced students. J.S. Bach’s Mass in b minor. Tickets: $10 at the door.

ChamberFest Cleveland Closing Concert: “L’Histoire du Soldat” — 8 p.m. Saturday, Maltz Performing Arts Center, 1855 Ansel Road in University Circle, Cleveland. Julie Albers, cello; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Alexander Cohen, percussion; Diana Cohen, violin; Franklin Cohen, clarinet; Nathan Farrington, bass; Benjamin Jaber, horn; Michael Klotz, viola; Yura Lee, viola; Brandon Ridenour, trumpet; Dorothy Silver, narrator; Fernando Traba, bassoon; Charles Vernon, trombone, and Itamar Zorman, violin. Eric Ewazen’s Philharmonic Fanfare, Antonin Dvorák’s String Sextet in A, Op. 48, J.S. Bach’s Agnus Dei (Mass in b minor, arranged by Brandon Ridenour) and Igor Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat (“A Soldier’s Tale”) featuring life-size puppetry from Talespinner Children’s Theatre (pictured above) and video mapping technology by T. Paul Lowry. 7:15 pm prelude with festival speaker Patrick Castillo. Free ice cream following. Free for ages 17 and under. $15-$40. 216-471-8887 or http://chamberfestcleveland.com/events/lhistoire-du-soldat.

Blossom Opening Concert: The Cleveland Orchestra — 8 p.m. Saturday, Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. Johannes Debus, conducting. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1 and Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. $24-$89. www.clevelandorchestra.com.

Cleveland Orchestra — 8 p.m. Sunday, Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. Johannes Debus, conducting. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1 and Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. $24-$89. www.clevelandorchestra.com.

Kent/Blossom Faculty Concert, Miami String Quartet with Spencer Myer, piano — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Ludwig Recital Hall, Kent State University, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Quartet in f, Op. 95 (“Serioso”), Gabriela Lena Frank’s Milagros (2010) and Johannes Brahms’s Piano Quartet in g, Op. 25. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $5 for college students with a valid ID. www.kent.edu/blossom/ticket-information.