Trenchant Elgar versus flashy Walton in Cleveland

United StatesUnited States López Ballido, Elgar, Walton: Sol Gabetta (cello), Thomas Hampson (baritone), Cleveland Orchestra Chorus (chorus director: Lisa Wong), Cleveland Orchestra / Klaus Mäkelä (conductor). Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center, Cleveland, 13.4.2024. (MSJ)

Sol Gabetta in Elgar’s Cello Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni

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Franz Welser-Möst returns to Cleveland, sounding ‘Frankly Wiser Than Most’

United StatesUnited States Krenek, Mahler, Bartók: Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Liivestreamed on adella.com from the Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center, Cleveland, 13.1.2024. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst conducting the Cleveland Orchestra in the livestream

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Kuchar and the Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra are electrifying in Cleveland

United StatesUnited States Various: Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Emanuela Friscioni (piano), Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine / Theodore Kuchar and Carl Topilow (conductors). Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus Auditorium, Cleveland, 23.2.2023. (MSJ)

Theodore Kuchar conducts the Lviv NPO of Ukraine with Michailo Sosnovsky on flute © Victoria Stanbridge

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