CLASSICAL

Cleveland Orchestra presents Copland’s "Appalachian Spring": 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m Saturday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Featuring: John Adams, Leila Josefowicz, violin; Robert Walters, English horn; and Michael Sachs, trumpet. Program: Adams, "Short Ride in a Fast Machine"; Copland, "Quiet City," "Suite from Appalachian Spring (1945 orchestration)," and Adams, "Scheherazade.2 (for violin and orchestra)." 216-231-1111, 800-686-1141 or www.clevelandorchestra.com.

 

University of Akron Voice Studio Recital: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., Akron. Free. 330-972-8301 or email concerts@uakron.edu.

 

Stow Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents Handel’s "Messiah": 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave., Tallmadge. $12 adults, $9 seniors and students. 330-678-0029 or www.stoworchestra.org.

 

Apollo’s Fire presents Handel’s "Messiah": 8 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 3630 Fairmount Blvd., Shaker Heights. Featuring Amanda Powell, soprano, Daniel Moody countertenor, Ross Hauck, tenor, David McFerrin, baritone, and Jeannette Sorrell, conductor. Tickets start at $28. 216-320-0012 or www.apollosfire.org.

 

Apollo’s Fire presents Handel’s "Messiah": 4 p.m. Sunday, St. Raphael Catholic Church, 525 Dover Center Road, Bay Village. Featuring Amanda Powell, soprano, Daniel Moody countertenor, Ross Hauck, tenor, David McFerrin, baritone and Jeannette Sorrell, conductor. Tickets start at $28. 216-320-0012 or www.apollosfire.org.

 

University of Akron Faculty Hornist Margaret Tung: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., Akron. Free. 330-972-8301 or email concerts@uakron.edu.

 

Apollo’s Fire presents Handel’s "Messiah": 7:30 p.m. Monday, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St., Akron. Featuring Amanda Powell, soprano, Daniel Moody countertenor, Ross Hauck, tenor, David McFerrin, baritone, and Jeannette Sorrell, conductor. Tickets start at $28. 216-320-0012 or www.apollosfire.org.

 

Tuesday Musical presents Canadian Brass: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. $40-$45, free for students. For tickets, go to www.tuesdaymusical.org.