A Small-City Ensemble Produces Big-City Allure

10/10/2018

Bernstein, Eric Benjamin: Soloists, Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, Ohio, 6.10.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Restraint Begs the Question, Who Wants ‘Sane’ Mahler?

06/10/2018

Mahler: Joélle Harvey (soprano), Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Cleveland Orchestra Chorus (director: Lisa Wong), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 4.10.2018. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst (conductor) & The Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Cleveland Orchestra’s Centennial Celebration Emphasizes Strengths

03/10/2018

Mozart, R. Strauss, J. Strauss, Ravel: Lang Lang (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 29.9.2018. (MSJ)

Lang Lang (c) Detlef Schneider

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On Opening Night, Celebratory Music for Uncertain Times

24/09/2018

Rathbun, Abrahamsen, Tchaikovsky: Alexandre Tharaud (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 20.9.2018. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst receives the Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award
from Richard Smucker (c) Roger Mastroianni

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A Chorus Makes Its Impact at Blossom in Orff’s Classic

28/08/2018

Blossom Music Festival [8] – Copland, Orff: Audrey Luna (soprano), Matthew Plenk (tenor), Elliot Madore (baritone), Blossom Festival Chorus (director: Lisa Wong), Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus (director: Ann Usher), Cleveland Orchestra / Adrien Perruchon (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 25.8.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Gaffigan and Hough Offer Sharp Characterisations

22/08/2018

Blossom Music Festival [8] – Barber, Mendelssohn, Sibelius: Stephen Hough (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / James Gaffigan (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 18.8.2018. (MSJ)

Stephen Hough (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Blossom Music Festival (7): Timeless Suites Show a Cellist’s Growth as an Artist

15/08/2018

Blossom Music Festival [7] – Bach: Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 12.8.2018. (MSJ)

Yo-Yo Ma at the Blossom Music Festival (c) Roger Mastroianni

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A Busy Conductor and a Wickedly Witty Trpčeski

14/08/2018

Blossom Music Festival [5] – Liadov, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev: Simon Trpčeski (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 11.8.2018. (MSJ)

Simon Trpčeski

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