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Apollo’s Fire presents “Drive the Cold Winter Away” ballads from Old England

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Apollo’s Fire
Drive the Cold Winter Away
January 22-26, 2014
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Meredith Hall, soprano

Its tunes from Elizabethan England played by Grammy award-winning lutenist Ronn McFarlane with soprano Meredith Hall as well as members of Apollo’s Fire on plucked instruments and viola da gamba. Haunting laments of John Dowland and Henry Purcell contrast with a variety of hilarious ballads. The concert
is generously sponsored by Rockefeller’s Restaurant.

Tickets for local performances start at $21. Student, senior, young adult, and group discounts are available in select seating sections. Student tickets are free in Akron, made possible by the GAR Foundation. Tickets are available through the Apollo’s Fire box office at (216) 320-0012 or online at

Pre Concert Talks

Pre concert talks will be given by lutenist Ronn McFarlane one hour before each concert. Join the large and lively crowd who comes for this popular series of talks! Talks are sponsored by the Friends of Apollo’s Fire.

Concert Dates, Times and Locations

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
7:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
263 East Mill St.
Akron, OH 44308

Thursday, January 23, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 24, 2014
8:00 p.m.
Rockefeller’s Restaurant
3099 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Saturday, January 25, 2014
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
2747 Fairmount Blvd.
Cleveland Heights, OH

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Rocky River Presbyterian Church
21750 Detroit Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116


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