Past events

Celebrate the 4th of July with Quire on WCLV

Tune in to WCLV Classical 104.9 on the 4th of July to hear Quire Cleveland’s grand celebration of American choral music, THE LAND OF HARMONY.”

You’ll enjoy all 4 verses of the 1814 Star-Spangled Banner, as well as a beautiful rendition of Amazing Grace, plus marvelous music by Stephen Foster, William Billings, and Cleveland’s own Patty Stair.

Hear the exquisite singers of Quire Cleveland in what ClevelandClassical called a rich banquet of song” created by artistic director Ross Duffin.


LISTEN LIVE on the radio at 104.9 FM or online at

Friday, July 4, at 4 pm
WCLV Classical 104.9

Schubert’s Mass in E-flat with CityMusic Cleveland

Quire Cleveland celebrates the 10th anniversary of CityMusic Cleveland chamber orchestra with a series of free concerts all over town. The program features Franz Schubert’s glorious Mass no. 6 in E-flat major, with soloists, orchestra, and Quire, conducted by CityMusic’s music director, Avner Dorman.

CityMusic Cleveland concerts are free — no tickets are required. Come and bring all your friends and relations! Read more »

The Land of Harmony: American Choral Gems from the Bay Psalm Book to Amy Beach

Meet us in “The Land of Harmony,” Quire Cleveland’s new program of American music. It includes early versions of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “When Jesus Wept,” “Amazing Grace” — as well as lesser known, but equally inspiring, works. Choose from two accessible venues, whose architecture and superb acoustics enhance everything you’ll hear.
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From Rome to Cleveland: Palestrina at St. Peter’s

Guest conductor Jameson Marvin — Harvard’s choral director for 30+ years — brings his exuberant and inspiring directing to Quire Cleveland for a concert of music by the great Renaissance composer, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Master of the papal choir at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Palestrina wrote music that is exquisitely beautiful and expressive. Quire Cleveland brings these glorious harmonies to Cleveland’s own historic St. Peter’s Church.
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Carols for Quire from the Old & New Worlds (4th annual)

The tradition continues — Carols for Quire from the Old and New Worlds (now in its fourth year) celebrates the season with beautiful and inspiring music from yesterday and today. Under the direction of Ross W. Duffin, Quire Cleveland makes the spectacular architecture of Trinity Cathedral resonate from the rafters with glorious choral song that is entertaining & accessible to all.
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