The Cleveland Opera

Yuletide Adventure into 2024

  • Saturday, December 23, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Saint Philomena Church
13824 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44112
  • Friday, December 29, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Saint Ann Church
2175 Coventry Road
(corner of Cedar and Coventry)
Cleveland OH 44118
  • Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 2:30 pm
Faith Lutheran Church
931 East Main Street
Kent OH 44240
  • Refreshments in the fellowship hall after the performance.
  • Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 2:30 pm
Saint Casimir Church
8223 Sowinski Avenue
Cleveland OH 44103
  • Concert at 3:00 pm in the Sanctuary
  • Sing-along at 2:30 pm in the Social Hall
  • Prior to the concert, a cooked homestyle dinner will be available for purchase from St. Casimir at the Social Hall adjacent to the church. Dinner starts at 1 pm and can be purchased at the door for 20 dollars per person.
  • Toward the end of the dinner around 2:30 pm, The Cleveland Opera will lead a short sing-along of Polish Carols. All are welcome to join in!

Please join us for a musical celebration of Christmas and New Year’s!

The hour-long program will employ a variety of instruments. In addition to violin, viola, double bass, classical voice and piano; the selections use the colorful sounds of non-standard and historical instruments such as the hurdy-gurdy, rebec, lute-guitar, mandolin, and mandola, while performers appear in theatrical costumes, with elements of both the Renaissance and the Romantic.


  • Dorota Sobieska - soprano, violin, mandolin, mandola
  • Philip Formes - tenor, clarinet, flute
  • Wanda Sobieska - violin, viola, rebec
  • Julian Sobieski - double bass, lute-guitar, tambourine
  • Jacek Sobieski - piano, hurdy-gurdy

Free and open to the public.
Free-will donations gratefully accepted.