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Take a look at BlueWater Chamber Orchestra in the news! We continue to receive numerous favorable reviews of our talented musicians, all of which helps to spread the word about our organization.

Review: “BlueWater Chamber Orchestra At Plymouth Church (May 14, 2016)

Last Saturday evening, May 14, as its final subscription concert of the season, the BlueWater Chamber Orchestra presented a lively and interesting program at the beautiful Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights. Guest conductor Raphael Jiménez replaced artistic director Carlton R. Woods, who was indisposed.... Read More

Review: “BlueWater Chamber Orchestra with Charles Latshaw, Emily Cornelius & Linda Atherton (February 27, 2016)

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra welcomed guest conductor Charles Latshaw to the podium at the Breen Center in Ohio City on Saturday, February 27. The concert featured two of its own members, violinist Emily Cornelius and cellist Linda Atherton, in the double concerto by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. An Arriaga overture and a Beethoven symphony completed the 70 minute performance, played without intermission.... Read More

Review: BlueWater Chamber Orchestra at Breen Center (February 28)

BlueWater has a community-based mission to bring classical music to new audiences through neighborhood-based concerts which encourage people of all ages to discover the rewards of classical music. Saturday night's concert found a mostly west-side audience in attendance, with entire families making their way into the auditorium, thanks to BlueWater's creative ticket prices that allow parents and children to attend at a considerable discount.... Read More

Review: BlueWater Chamber Orchestra at Plymouth Church (November 1)

Carlton Woods and BlueWater Chamber Orchestra had a fine time celebrating the Halloween weekend in their concert at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights on Saturday evening. Musically, the piece was a hoot. The ballroom scene wonderfully contrasted the elegant footwork of Ichabod and the woeful gallumphings of Brom, and the climactic ride through Sleepy Hollow was chillingly suspenseful. ... Read More

Review: Blue Water Chamber Orchestra with pianist Zsolt Bognár at The Breen (September 6)

What could be more delightful than two sparkling early Beethoven works featuring a riveting young pianist and a fine chamber orchestra, all wrapped up in a 75-minute concert format and presented without intermission? That was the recipe for success as the Blue Water Chamber Orchestra opened its latest season on Saturday evening, September 6 at the Breen Center in Ohio City. ... Read More

Plain Dealer: … BlueWater Chamber Orchestra fill weekend with musical delights

… Hardly less congenial, on Saturday, was the season finale of BlueWater Chamber Orchestra. An engaging mix of the new, obscure and universal, the program under Carlton Woods made for a charming if not always triumphant evening. The highlight by far was Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Concertmaster Kenneth Johnston treated the audience to a suave, magisterial reading... Read More