Grammy winners Jason Vieaux and Sasha Cooke in concert

What: Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux and Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke team up for a performance co-presented by Cleveland Classical Guitar Society and Cleveland Chamber Music Society

Where: Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights, 2860 Coventry Road

When: 7:30 p.m. May 8

Why you should go: Notes from a news release from the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society:

This concert is the final event of Cleveland Classical Guitar Society’s 2017-2018 International Series.

Together, the duo will perform de Falla’s Siete canciones populares españolas; selections from Granados’ 12 Tonadillas al estilo antiguo, H.13 (“El tra-la-là y el punteado,” “El mirar de la maja,” “El majo discrete”); selections from Copland’s Old American Songs (“Simple Gifts,” “The Little Horses,” “At the River,” “Ching-A-Ring Chaw”); and three songs by Bernstein including “Who am I” from Peter Pan, “Somewhere” from West Side Story, and “Conga” from Wonderful Town. Vieaux will also perform solo guitar works, including Albéniz’ Rumores De la Caleta and Torre BermejaTárrega’s Capricho Arabe; and Metheny’s Always and Forever.

How much: $28-30 (or $5 with a student ID)

How to get more information: Visit cleguitar.org/event/jason-vieaux-and-sasha-cooke.


Image credit: The Associated Press

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