NORTH CANTON – Violinist Clayton Karas, along with a cellist from OPUS 216, brought their musical skills to the phase at the 720 Market place celebration in North Canton on June 26. The two classically properly trained musicians enthralled the morning purchasers and diners attending the 720 Current market which is an open up-air relatives procuring party.

OPUS 216 started off in 2012 with its initially overall performance at the inaugural Blend party at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Considering the fact that then, Karas and OPUS 216 have executed at 850 gatherings. The ensemble is set to strike the 1,000 mark by the close of this calendar year.

As a soloist, Karas performs on a regular basis in healthcare and is 1 of Cleveland Clinic’s veteran Musicians in Residence. OPUS 216 performs parts from numerous genres this kind of as classical, Irish fiddle, pop and jazz.

The classically trained OPUS 216 duo performed on the portico of North Canton’s City Hall on June 26. They were one of the performances scheduled at the 720 Market that day.

Karas has been showcased on broadcasts for Cleveland’s WCLV and NPR stations, and her songs was featured in the 2016 documentary Violins of Hope, narrated by Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody. As an orchestral musician, she not long ago served as concertmaster along with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, and as concertmaster for the orchestra accompanying Michael Buble’s 2019 arena exhibit in Detroit.

The 720 Markets delivers together makers, bakers, brewers and growers so that the business people can provide their difficult perform and unique goods to thousands of shoppers. The occasion was initially scheduled to be held at Kent Condition Stark but was moved to the North Canton square and the parking large amount at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.