Reconstructed Monteverdi Brings Humanity to a Venerable Myth

16/04/2018

Monteverdi, L’Orfeo: Soloists, Apollo’s Singers, Apollo’s Fire/Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), Kulas Hall, Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, Ohio, 13.4.2018. (MSJ)

Orfeo (Karim Sulayman) attempts to lead Euridice (Erica Schuller) out of the Underworld in the Apollo's Fire production of Montverdi's L'Orfeo. (Photograph courtesy of Apollo's Fire, copyright Erica Brenner Productions.)

Orfeo (Karim Sulayman) & Euridice (Erica Schuller) (c) Erica Brenner Productions

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A Suk Rarity Expresses an Avalanche of Grief

10/04/2018

Brahms, Suk: Sergey Khachatryan (violin), Cleveland Orchestra / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 7.4.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Rare Poulenc Precedes an Old (and Chatty) Friend

26/03/2018

Poulenc, Rachmaninoff: Jory Vinokour (harpsichord), Cleveland Orchestra / Stéphane Denève (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 25.03.2018 (MSJ) Read more

NEW! The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2018-19 Season

13/03/2018

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Its 2018-19 Season

The Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni

On 11 December 1918, the Cleveland Orchestra gave its first concert, under the direction of its founding music director, Nikolai Sokoloff. As the ensemble embarks on its second century, the Orchestra has announced a lively season to mark the occasion. Franz Welser-Möst, the ensemble’s seventh music director, will oversee a year of audience-pleasing favorites mixed with enterprising new works and neglected classics. Read more

A Rare Sighting of Elgar’s Second Symphony

06/03/2018

Beethoven, Elgar: Yefim Bronfman (piano), the Cleveland Orchestra / Nikolaj Znaider (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 2.3.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Pintscher Revels in Ravel

23/02/2018

Ravel: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), The Cleveland Orchestra / Matthias Pintscher (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 22.2.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Sturm und Drang from a Rare Rigel Symphony

20/02/2018

Rigel, Mendelssohn, Mozart: Isabelle Faust (violin), The Cleveland Orchestra / Bernard Labadie (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 15.2.2018. (MSJ) Read more

NEW! The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2018 Blossom Music Festival

14/02/2018

2018 Blossom Music Festival – 3 July to 2 September

This summer, the 2018 Blossom Music Festival will travel into its second half-century with concerts by the Cleveland Orchestra and others. The festival’s open-sided pavilion, located adjacent to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, provides a very different acoustic from the orchestra’s regular season home at Severance Hall, and gives the ensemble a chance to work with a more expansive sound.

Blossom Music Festival (Photo: Roger Mastroianni)

Blossom Music Festival (c) Roger Mastroianni

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