The BlueWater Chamber Orchestra will alternate between the Breen Center at St. Ignatius High School in Ohio City and Plymouth Church UCC in Shaker Heights for its four Saturday evening concerts in 2014-2015. All the performances will begin at 7:30 pm, last 75 minutes and are to be presented without intermission. Here is the schedule:
September 6 — Carlton R. Woods, conducting, with Zsolt Bognár, piano (pictured). Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Piano Concerto No. 1. Breen Center, St. Ignatius High School, 2008 W. 30th at Lorain, Cleveland.
November 1 — Carlton R. Woods, conducting, with Kenneth Johnston, violin, Charles Morey, violin, Kirsten Docter, viola & Bryan Dumm, cello & Robert Conrad, narrator. Jon Deak’s Concerto for String Quartet, Narrator and Orchestra, “The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow,” Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun arr. Benno Sachs & Respighi’s Trittico Botticelliano. Plymouth Church, 2860 Coventry Rd., Shaker Hts.
February 28 — Raphael Jiménez, guest conductor. Fauré’s Pavane and Brahms’s Serenade No. 1 in D. Breen Center, St. Ignatius High School.
May 9 — Carlton R. Woods, conducting, with Ken Wadenpfuhl, French horn & George Sakakeeny, bassoon. Dukas’s Villanelle, Libby Larsen’s full moon in the city & Schubert’s Symphony No. 3. Plymouth Church.