BrownBag Concerts

 The spring concert series runs from Feb. 4 to May 20, 2015.

Wednesdays, 12:10 p.m.
Freewill offering. Bring a lunch or purchase one for $5.

Music and Art at Trinity Cathedral is offering the opportunity to sponsor a Brownbag Concert “in honor” or “in memory” of someone special. Sponsorship levels begin at $500. For information, contact Todd Wilson, 216-774-0421.



Download the 2015 Spring Concert Series PDF.

February 4

Organ Extravaganza!

Todd Wilson and the talented CIM organists pull out all the stops on Trinity’s two Flentrop pipe organs.

February 11

Jackie Warren, Cleveland’s Queen of Jazz Piano

Jackie offers a program of favorites, concluding with Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (with organist Todd Wilson).

Sponsors: Robert and Judy Barnhart

February 18

Ash Wednesday (No Concert)

Services at 7:30 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. (with choir)

February 25

Cleveland State Piano Students

CSU pianists share their talents in a widely varied program.

March 4

Elizabeth DeMio and Todd Wilson, duo-pianists

Liz and Todd play Bartok’s magnificent Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.
Sponsor: The Gay & Lesbian Fund of the Hermes Foundation

March 11

Choirs from Hathaway Brown School

Laura Webster, director. Colorful singing by the talented students from Hathaway Brown School.
Sponsor: Ute Vilfroy

March 18

J.S. Bach’s 330th Birthday Celebration!

Celebrate the master’s 330th birthday with a festive concert by the musicians of Burning River Baroque.
Sponsors: Doug and Mary Ann Caston

March 25

Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Quartet

Tap your toes to music by these musicians from the fabulous Cleveland Jazz Orchestra.
Sponsor: Judy Williams

April 1

No concert (Holy week)

April 8

Duets for Springtime with Dawn Durdella and Bradley Upham

These gifted singers celebrate the coming of spring in song in an intimate salon setting.
Sponsor: Bonnie Humphrey

April 15

Chausson: Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21

Don’t miss this gorgeous French rarity, featuring violinist Annie Fullard and pianist Elizabeth DeMio.
Sponsor: Natalie Cooper

April 22

Cleveland State Wind Ensemble

Birch Browning, director. This remarkable ensemble will provide sonic thrills filling the Cathedral!
Sponsor: Judith Eckelmeyer

April 29


Doug Wood and friends offer a fun concert celebrating the release of their new CD Cellocentric.

May 6

Oberlin Collegium Musicum

Steven Plank, director. The superb Oberlin singers offer English sacred music spanning five centuries.
Sponsors: Kendal at Oberlin and Kendal at Home

May 13

The Kenny Davis Quartet

Trumpeter Kenny Davis and his quartet are annual favorites of the BrownBag season.
Sponsors: Gretchen Anderson and Brian Adams

May 20

Trinity Chamber Orchestra

Horst Buchholz returns to conduct an exciting season finale featuring harpist Parker Ramsay and organist Todd Wilson in works by Debussy and Rheinberger.
Sponsors: Beth Cooper and Paul Herrgesell