Upcoming events

England’s Phœnix: William Byrd

PhoenixRGBWilliam Byrd is England’s greatest Renaissance composer. His sublime motets & anthems, nestled around the magisterial Mass for 5 Voices, will captivate & inspire you. 

Byrd (ca.1540–1623) was a Catholic composer at a time when it was illegal in England. Yet he composed with apparent impunity, because of the esteem in which he was held by his contemporaries and by Queen Elizabeth I. Read more »


Past events

Sing You After Me: Wondrous Rounds & Canons

Sing you after me is a program of rounds and canons from the 13th to the end of the 19th centuries. Full of fun, interesting, and appealing music, it offers an enormous range of musical styles and textures.

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Carols for Quire from the Old & New Worlds VII

Don’t miss this “cherished Cleveland holiday tradition” in its 7th annual event — great choral singers united in presenting seasonal delights. Carols for Quire VII explores exquisite choral music for Christmas from many lands and centuries. 

Christmas themes — shepherds, joy, Twelfth Night — are represented in carols dating from the early 15th century to the late 20th, sung in English, French, German, Spanish, Finnish, Latvian & Latin.

Bring family & friends — under 18s are always free — to start the most harmonious of holiday seasons! Read more (2) »

Sing You After Me:
Wondrous Rounds & Canons

Sing you after me is a program of rounds and canons from the 13th to the end of the 19th centuries. Full of fun, interesting, and appealing music, it offers an enormous range of musical styles and textures.

Read more »

The Land of Harmony in Hudson

Meet us in “The Land of Harmony” — Quire Cleveland’s program of American music — to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the First Congregational Church of Hudson. You’ll hear early versions of The Star-Spangled Banner,” “When Jesus Wept,” “Amazing Grace — as well as lesser-known but equally inspiring works.
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