2017/2018 International Series

The International Series is our premier concert series featuring the greatest artists from around the globe! Events are held at Plymouth Church UCC, 2860 Coventry Rd., Shaker Heights, OH, unless otherwise noted. Concerts are on Saturdays at 7:30PM, except for Vieaux/Cooke which is on a Tuesday at 7:30PM.

One of the most imaginative and exciting classical guitar duos performing today.Guitar International Magazine
February 24, 2018
at 7:30 pm
Les Frères Méduses (The Jellyfish Brothers) is a duo as completely original and unexpected as their name. This European-based pair combine perfect ensemble alignment, classical technique, and a fresh approach to...
A landmark in the history of guitar.Gramophone
March 17, 2018
at 7:30 pm
Grammy nominee Paul Galbraith has been working since the 1980s towards expanding the technical limits of his instrument, which has resulted in a sound that one must hear to believe.
...perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.NPR
May 8, 2018
at 7:30 pm
Sasha Cooke and Jason Vieaux will perform as a duo to conclude the 17-18 International Series for CCGS, presented in collaboration with the Cleveland Chamber Music Society.

Past Concerts

A brilliantly programmed evening of music...ClevelandClassical.com
September 16, 2017
at 7:30 pm
The annual showcase is a free concert for our community which features the finest local musicians. This year’s artists include: Jeremy Collins, Stephen Aron, and Gruca White Ensemble.
His playing, which was concentrated yet seemingly effortless, created waves of melody and harmony that seemed to hypnotically wash over the packed audience.The Signal
October 14, 2017
at 7:30 pm
Since his concert debut at the age of 6, Turkish guitarist/composer Celil Refik Kaya has stunned audiences worldwide with his raw energy and breathtaking musicality.
One of the best guitarists in the world.Boston Globe
November 4, 2017
at 7:30 pm
Sharon Isbin is the winner of two Grammy awards and Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Classical Guitarist”. She has appeared as soloist with over 170 orchestras and has given sold-out performances in the world’s finest halls. This event will feature solo repertoire performed by Sharon Isbin, and will also include a special guest appearance by Colin Davin.