Barber’s Violin Concerto Shows Cleveland’s Depth of Talent

12/08/2019

Blossom Festival 5: Jung-Min Amy Lee (violin), Cleveland Orchestra / Asher Fisch (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 10.8.2019. (MSJ) Read more

At Blossom, a Zemlinsky Rarity Outshines a Usual Suspect

07/08/2019

Blossom Festival [4]: Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Andrey Boreyko (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 3.8.2019. (MSJ) Read more

At the Blossom Festival, Elgar’s Masterpiece Wins the Day

31/07/2019

Mendelssohn, Ravel, Sibelius, Saint-Saëns, Elgar: Gautier Capuçon (cello), Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran (conductor)*, Cleveland Orchestra / Gemma New (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 27.7.2019. (MSJ)

Gautier Capuçon (c) Gautier Capuçon

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At the 2019 Blossom Festival, a Veteran Guitarist in the Spotlight

23/07/2019

2019 Blossom Music Festival – Bizet, Rodrigo, Rimsky-Korsakov, Debussy: Pepe Romero (guitar), Cleveland Orchestra / Thierry Fischer (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 21.7.2019. (MSJ) Read more

At the Blossom Festival, Two Artists Take Nothing for Granted

09/07/2019

Bernstein, Gershwin, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky: Aaron Diehl (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Roderick Cox (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 6.07.2019 (MSJ)

Aaron Diehl (c) Ingrid Hertfelder.

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In Ohio, Baroque Meets British Folk with Exhilarating Results

18/06/2019

Far Beyond the Sea: Members of The Early Folk Band: Steve Player (guitar, vocals, dancer), Gesine Bänfer (bagpipes, cittern, vocals, frame drums), Ian Harrison (winds, vocals, Gothic harp); Members of Apollo’s Fire: Amanda Powell (vocals, percussion), Brian Kay (plucked instruments, vocals), Tina Bergmann (hammered dulcimer), Baroque Music Barn, Hunting Valley, Ohio, 7.6.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Perplexing Finale to the Cleveland Orchestra’s Season

30/05/2019

Grieg, Sibelius, R. Strauss: Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 23.5.2019. (MSJ)

Simon Keenlyside, Franz Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra
(c) Roger Mastroianni

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An Intimate Cleveland Setting for Keenlyside’s Winterreise

23/05/2019

Schubert: Sir Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Natalia Katyukova (piano), Reinberger Chamber Hall, Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 19.5.2019. (MSJ)

Sir Simon Keenlyside © Uwe Arens

Sir Simon Keenlyside © Uwe Arens

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