The 10th annual Thomas & Evon Cooper International Competition runs July 18 through 27 at Oberlin Conservatory and Cleveland's Severance Hall.
This year, 24 young violinist from many countries around the world vie for $40,000 in cash prizes and the chance to perform a complete concerto with The Cleveland Orchestra.
Concerto Finals with The Cleveland Orchestra are Friday, July 26, at Severance Hall. This evening features full-length concerto performances by three finalists.
Tickets start at just $13 and are available at 800-686-1141 or at www.clevelandorchestra.com. Admission to the Concerto Finals with The Cleveland Orchestra is free for those under 18 with an accompanying adult.
Can't be there? Listen live at www.ideastream.org/live/wclv.