Announcing the 2018/19 International Series!

We are proud to announce the 2018/2019 International Series beginning in September with our signature Showcase Concert (free of charge). Individual and season tickets will be available for purchase by June 2018.Click here sign up for the CCGS email list to receive announcements and stay up to date on CCGS events.

Showcase – 9/15/18

The annual Showcase Concert kicks off the season with the finest local musicians. This year’s world-class artists include: Stephen Aron, Colin Davin, and Jeremy and Wesley Collins. This is our most popular concert, hope to see you there!

…a brilliantly programmed evening of music…”

Ana Vidovic – 10/20/18

Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic has performed over 1000 concerts on 5 continents, including all of the world’s major cities, since her career began at the age of 8. Her 6 CDs, 2 DVDs, and flawless performances have earned her an enormous, loyal following worldwide.

Ana Vidovic’s playing is extraterrestrial…perfectly shaped, astonishingly lithe, elegant and tasteful.”
American Record Guide

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet – 11/3/18

Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet has performed more than 30 years together, and today is the world’s finest guitar ensemble. Their boundary-breaking style and irresistible energy provoked the LA Times to call them “The world’s hottest classical ensemble or its tightest pop band.”

They’ll blow you away…”
Guitar Player Magazine

Paul O’Dette – 2/23/19

Paul O’Dette led the revival of Renaissance and Baroque lute playing in the 1970’s and still stands at the top of the growing early music scene. His more than 100 recordings, 2 Grammys, impressive conducting experience, and 4 decades at the Eastman School of Music are part of a musical legacy beyond compare.

The clearest case of genius ever to touch his instrument.”
The Toronto Globe and Mail

Brasil Guitar Duo – 3/23/19

This duo’s innovative programming features a seamless blend of traditional and Brazilian works, resulting in a full global touring schedule and a growing catalogue of critically acclaimed recordings. The duo has worked with elite artists such as composer Paulo Bellinati, cellist Yo- Yo Ma, and composer Leo Brouwer. This performance will be the duo’s Cleveland debut.

They both have a gorgeous tone, rock-solid rhythm, beautiful phrasing… This is great playing.”
American Record Guide

Judicaël Perroy – 4/27/19

A native of Paris, France, Judicaël Perroy has become widely known as an extraordinary virtuoso classical guitarist and musician with several prizes to his credit. In 1997 he captured the prestigious first prize of the 15th Guitar Foundation of America International Competition, which served to launch his international career. This concert is a Cleveland debut.

This young Frenchman may be the most intense, driven and jaw-droppingly brilliant performers around, on any instrument…”
San Antonio Express News