Event Calendar

Events for Sunday, February 13, 2022

From Hermit Club to Hollywood
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
From Hermit Club to Hollywood: A Concert of Music by J.S. Zamecnik and Dvořák:
Join us for the kickoff event of the first-ever Cleveland Silent Film Festival! Isabel Trautwein leads members of the Cleveland Orchestra in a concert celebrating the music of J.S. Zamecnik, film music pioneer, Cleveland native, and protégé of renowned Czech composer Antonín Dvořák. The program includes Zamecnik chamber works written during studies with Dvořák in Prague, a masterwork from Dvořák’s American period, and colorful highlights from Zamecnik’s photoplay music that you’ll be able to hear accompanying scenes in Sunrise next Sunday at the Cinematheque. The concert will take place at the Hermit Club theater in Playhouse Square, 1629 Dodge Ct., the organization with which Zamecnik (https://www.pastmastersproject.org/)
began his theater music career as the music director of The Hermit Club Orchestra. Rodney Sauer, music director of The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, will sit in on piano for Zamecnik’s Trio for Violin, Piano and Cello. Tickets $40; students & seniors $15. Consider supporting the festival with a $100 Supporter/Festival All-Access Pass, which covers admission for one to this concert and three films being shown February 18-20 at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque that feature Zamecnik’s music (two accompanied live by the renowned Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, a five-piece ensemble nationally known for its definitive interpretations of historic film scores. Other festival events are free For tickets, go to
Proof of vaccinations/booster will be checked at door; mask must be worn at all times.

The Hermit Club, 1629 Dodge Ct, Cleveland, OH 44114
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