Welcome to Arts Renaissance Tremont’s 28th Season!

Arts Renaissance Tremont (ART) has enriched the cultural landscape of Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood since 1991. ART concerts have become a musical destination for ALL of Greater Cleveland to celebrate, providing the opportunity for everyone to experience Northern Ohio’s finest live performance. ART attracts thousands to hear world-class local musicians – providing a forum for exceptional pre-professionals, conservatory faculty and professionals from Cleveland’s rich community of freelance artists and members of our renowned Cleveland Orchestra. Home is the magnificent, historic landmark Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ (2592 West 14th St., Cleveland/Tremont).

You make the difference!

Arts Renaissance Tremont is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt organization incorporated in Ohio. Concerts are possible largely through your generous support. All donations help cover production expenses.

Help ART continue “giving voice to great music.”
Please donate today!

Renaissance Fund contributions of $50 or more are acknowledged in our concert program. All gifts are greatly appreciated!

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Admission is by freewill donation. Programs subject to change without notice. Non-perishable food items accepted at concerts for the Pilgrim Food Pantry. Pilgrim Church is wheelchair accessible.


ART concerts are held at Pilgrim
Congregational Church unless otherwise noted.
2592 West 14th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113

…prefer Tremont to center city – nice and friendly; Sunday afternoon is a great time; love the auditorium seating; musicians are always fabulous; have told friends, who now also attend.

Cleveland Heights concertgoer

…an enjoyable way to spend a Sunday afternoon; I believe in bringing fine art to the masses – thank you for continuing to provide this service.

Tremont concertgoer

…consistent – amazing – top drawer! Every aspect – from the venue, acoustics, artistic excellence, to the pleasant post-concert reception – is top notch!

Lakewood concertgoer

…creative, fun, beautiful. We travelled an hour to see this; are happy to support this quality program. Thank you!

Mark & Brenda of Canton

always enjoyable – outstanding music – a wonderful community resource.

Lakewood concertgoer

28th Season

7 pm, Saturday, August 18, 2018
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra
Free Jazz Concert!!… in Lincoln Park
Paul Ferguson, director
Helen Welch, vocals

Pack a picnic, grab a lawn chair or a blanket and come enjoy the sounds of Cleveland’s own jazz orchestra performing music of Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Ferguson, Dizzy Gillespie, Michel Legrand, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter and more.

… an Arts in August event

3 pm, Sunday, October 14, 2018
Cavani Quartet
Mwatabu Okantah, poet

Collage: Music & Poetry

Annie Fullard, violin
Mari Sato, violin
Eric Wong, viola
Daniel Pereira, cello

COLLAGE: Music and Poetry is a multi discipline performance experience which takes the audience on an electrifying journey through spoken poetry woven in and around music.

This concert is sponsored in part by a generous anonymous donor.

3 pm, Sunday, November 18, 2018
Dina Kuznetsova, soprano
HyunSoo Kim, piano

Their program will include an eclectic mix of songs by Dvořák, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Weill, Bernstein and others.

An alumna of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s young artist program, Ms. Kuznetsova went on to star in a number of new productions at the theater, including Cunning Little Vixen, Rigoletto and, marking her role debut as Tatyana, Eugene Onegin under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis, opposite Dmitry Hvorostovsky. Since that debut, she has built a name as an outstanding interpreter of Tchaikovsky’s leading lady, attracting acclaim from her many subsequent productions. Other highlights have included Desdemona (Otello) with the Gulbenkian Orchestra under Lawrence Foster, Alice Ford at Glyndebourne under Vladimir Jurowski (available on DVD), and Cio–Cio San in Anthony Minghella’s production of Madama Butterfly at English National Opera under Gianluca Marcianò and, in original version, at Atlanta Opera and Cleveland Opera Theater. Ms. Kuznetsova reprises her portrayal of Cio-Cio San at Pittsburgh Opera this fall.

7 pm, Sunday, December 16, 2018
& 7 pm, Monday, December 17, 2018
Burning River Brass

Burning River Brass appears through the generosity of concert sponsor Kenneth Noetzel.

A Cleveland Holiday Tradition!

3 pm, Sunday, February 10, 2019

2 pm Concert Preview – Donald Rosenberg

Amici String Quartet
members of The Cleveland Orchestra

Takako Masame, violin
Miho Hashizume, violin
Lynne Ramsey, viola
Ralph Curry, cello

The Amici Quartet continues their multi-concert series of the complete Beethoven String Quartets.

Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5
Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (Heiliger Dankgesang)

The Amici Quartet Beethoven series is generously sponsored by an anonymous donor.

3 pm, Sunday, March 17, 2019
BACH Birthday Tribute
Jinjoo Cho, violin

BACH: Violin Sonata No. 2, A minor, BWV 1003
BARTÓK: Solo Violin Sonata, BB124, Sz. 117
BACH: Violin Partita No. 2, D minor, BWV 1004

3 pm, Sunday, April 7, 2019
Ivan Zenaty, violin
Dmitri Vorobiev, piano

2pm concert preview with Zsolt Bognár

Schumann: Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures), Op. 113 for Violin and Piano
Oskar Nedbal: B minor Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 9
Juraj Filas: Les Adieux for Violin and Piano (dedicated to Ivan Zenaty)
Edvard Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45

3 pm, Sunday, May 5, 2019
Paul Ferguson & Friends

Selections from the Great American Songbook

Evelyn Wright, vocals / Jackie Warren, piano / Aidan Plank, bass / Mark Ginder, drums