Center concerts feature nationally and internationally-known musicians and vocalists performing in architecturally significant settings across the campus. The concert programs draw their inspiration from Cranbrook's people, places, and things.


Frozen Music/Liquid Architecture: The Muse Ensemble Performs Bach (for Frank Lloyd Wright) and Melartin and Sibelius (for Eliel Saarinen)

Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:30pm
$125 per person (includes a $25 tax-deductible donation)

Featuring The Muse Ensemble
Kyoko Kashiwagi, Violin | Eva Stern, Viola | Katri Ervamaa, Cello

Järnefelt Piano Trio: Jean Sibelius and Finland’s Road to Independence

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 6pm Reception | 7pm Concert

A holiday concert at Cranbrook celebrating the Centennial of Finnish Independence and the friendship between Jean Sibelius and Eliel Saarinen; featuring the Järnefelt Piano Trio.

Carl Milles's Muse: Ludwig von Beethoven

Sunday, December 11, 2016

This program celebrated the North American premiere of a new book about the home and art of Carl MIlles with a concert featuring the works of Beethoven, followed by a wine reception and book signing with Gregory Wittkopp, the Center's Director.

Banner photo by P.D. Rearick, CAA '10