CLASSICAL

 

UA Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, First Congregational Church, 292 E. Market St., Akron. Featuring Justin Evangelist, saxophone. Free. 330-972-8301 or email concerts@uakron.edu.

 

Cleveland Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky’s Fifth: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m Sunday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Featuring: Franz Welser-Moest, conductor, Paul Jacobs, organ. Program: Haydn, Symphony No. 34; Bernd Richard Deutsch, Okeanos; and Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5. 216-231-1111, 800-686-1141 or www.clevelandorchestra.com.

 

Silver Hall Concert Series presents City Music: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Maltz Performing Arts Center Silver Hall, 1855 Ansel Road, Cleveland. Free. For tickets, call 216-368-6062 or go to https://case.edu/maltzcenter/silverhallseries.

 

Kent State Opera presents “The Tender Land”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent. $15 adults, $13 seniors and KSU faculty and staff, $8 non-KSU students, free for full-time KSU undergraduates. For tickets, call 330-672-2787 or go to www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets.

 

Helen D. Schubert Concert presents Aaron Tan, Organ: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 1007 Superior Ave. NE, Cleveland. Free. http://SaintJohnCathedral.com.

 

Akron Symphony Orchestra: 8 p.m. Saturday, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. The evening will open with John Adams’ “A Short Ride in a Fast Machine,” followed by excerpts from “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” by John Williams. Tickets start at $25. 330-535-8131 or www.akronsymphony.org.

 

Around the World Music Series presents Korean pansori: Sugungga: 8 p.m. Saturday, North Water Street Gallery, 300 N. Water St., Suite H, Kent. Featuring master performer Chan E. Park. $10 suggested donation. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/events/769784166736822/.

 

Wooster Chamber Music Series presents The American Chamber Players: 3 p.m. Sunday, Gault Recital Hall of Scheide Music Center, 525 E. University St., Wooster. $25. 330-263-2115.

 

UA Symphonic Band: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., Akron. With Ian Crouse, euphonium. Free. 330-972-8301 or email concerts@uakron.edu.