Vaughan Williams Triumphs in a Generous Program

25/07/2018

Blossom Music Festival [3] – Prokofiev, Falla, Berlioz, Vaughan Williams, Mahler: Blossom Festival Chorus (Lisa Wong, director), Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran, Jahja Ling (conductors), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 21.7.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Vilde Frang in Revelatory Britten at the Blossom Music Festival

17/07/2018

2018 Blossom Music Festival [2] – Britten, Schumann: Vilde Frang (violin), Cleveland Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 15.7.2018. (MSJ)

John Storgårds (c) Heikki Tulli

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A Cleveland Favorite for Blossom’s Opening Night

11/07/2018

2018 Blossom Music Festival [1] – Beethoven, Mussorgsky: Stephen Rose (violin), Mark Kosower (cello), Joela Jones (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Jahja Ling (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 7.7.2018. (MSJ)

Blossom Music Center The Cleveland Orchestra Jahja Ling, conductor Joela Jones, piano Stephen Rose, violin Mark Kosower, cello BEETHOVEN - Triple ConcertoMUSSORGSKY - Pictures at an Exhibition Photo by Roger Mastroianni

The Cleveland Orchestra, Jahja Ling (conducto), Joela Jones (piano), Stephen Rose (violin)
& Mark Kosower (cello) (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Exploring Mediterranean Staples from Centuries Ago

18/06/2018

Tarantella! Rhythms of the Old Mediterranean: Amanda Powell (soprano and guest co-director), Brian Kay (plucked instruments and guest co-director), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (co-director), Bath United Church of Christ, Akron, Ohio, 12.6.2018. (MSJ)

Members of Apollo's Fire: photo credit - Erica Brenner Productions, (courtesy of Apollo's Fire)

Members of Apollo’s Fire: photo credit – Erica Brenner Productions, (courtesy of Apollo’s Fire)

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After a Buttoned-Up Start, Beethoven’s Ninth Reaches Transcendence

22/05/2018

Beethoven: Erin Wall (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), Norbert Ernst (tenor), Dashon Burton (bass-baritone), Cleveland Orchestra Chorus/Lisa Wong (director), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 17.5.2018. (MSJ)

Erin Wall, Jennifer Johnston, Norbert Ernst & Dashon Burton (c) Ken Blaze

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A Wagner Skeptic Reports on a Stylish Tristan in Concert

01/05/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Lisa Wong (acting chorus director), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 29.4.2018. (MSJ)

Gerhard Siegel (Tristan), Nina Stemme (Isolde) & Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni)

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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

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