Upcoming Cleveland Orchestra Concerts on WCLV 104.9

[photo / Roger Mastroianni]
[photo / Roger Mastroianni]

Saturday 6/20/20 8:00 PM  DOB: 4/1/06

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Andreas Zimmermann, narrator; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Arnold Schoenberg: ‘Kol Nidre’ Op 39

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat


Sunday 6/21/20    4:00 PM  DOB: 9/28/19

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Olga Neuwirth:  ‘Masaot/Clocks without Hands’

Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 5


Saturday 6/27/20 8:00 PM  DOB: 4/19/07

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Joela Jones, piano; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D BWV 1068

Igor Stravinsky: Movements for Piano & Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr Luciano Berio): Contrapunctus XIX from ‘The Art of Fugue’

Giuseppe Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces


Sunday 6/28/20    4:00 PM  DOB: 6/2/07

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Joela Jones, piano; Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus, Robert Porco, conductor

Josef Strauss: Waltz 'Dynamiden' Op 173

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 48 in C 'Maria Theresia'

Josef Strauss: Waltz 'Delirien' Op 212

Johannes Brahms: ‘Zigeunerlieder’ Op 103

Richard Strauss: ‘Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks’


Saturday 7/4/20 8:00 PM         

Lorin Maazel, conductor; William Dempsey, baritone; Reuben & Dorothy Silver, narrators 

From the Archives, a Bicentennial Concert recorded January 11, 1976: The Sounds of America 1776-1976

Leonard Bernstein: Candide: Overture

William Billings (arr William Schuman): Chester

Aaron Copland: Old American Songs Set 1: ‘The Gift to be Simple’

Aaron Copland:  Variations on a Shaker Theme from Appalachian Spring

William Grant Still: Lento from Symphony No. 1 ‘Afro-American’

Duke Ellington (arr Morton Gould) Solitude

Morton Gould:  American Salute

Charles Ives: ‘Redding Center, Conn.’ from ‘Three Places in New England’

Donald Erb: Music for a Festive Occasion [world premiere]

Antonin Dvorak: Largo from Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’

Scott Joplin: ‘The Entertainer’ Rag

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: I Got Plenty of Nothing

George Gershwin (arr Robert Russell Bennett): Excerpts from ‘Porgy and Bess’ Suite


Sunday 7/5/20    4:00 PM    DOB: 2/26/04

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Uri Caine, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven (arr Uri Caine): ‘Diabelli’ Variations [U.S. premiere]

Leonard Bernstein: 'West Side Story' Symphonic Dances

Walter Piston: 'The Incredible Flutist'



Saturday 7/11/2020          8:00PM   DOB: 11/4/06

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Cinzia Forte, soprano; Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano; Rufus Nuller, tenor; Kyle Ketelson, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Olivier Messiaen: ‘Hymn’

Jean Sibelius: ‘Tapiola’ Op 112

Joseph Haydn: Mass No. 14 in B-Flat 'Harmoniemesse'


Sunday 7/12/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 5/23/10

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: ‘Coriolan’ Overture Op 62

Alban Berg: Symphonic Suite from ‘Lulu’

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Op 55 ‘Eroica’


Saturday 7/18/2020          8:00 PM     DOB: 9/25/10

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Laura Claycomb, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus

Toru Takemitsu: ‘Dream/Window’

Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in F BWV 233

Claude Debussy: ‘Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun’

Igor Stravinsky: ‘The Rite of Spring’


Sunday 7/19/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 2/29/20

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor      

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 5


Saturday 7/25/2020          8:00PM    DOB: 5/21/11

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano

John Adams: Guide to Strange Places

Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 11 in D

Igor Stravinsky: Capriccio

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Op 93


Sunday 7/26/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 10/15/11

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Nikolai Znaider, violin

Carl Maria von Weber: ‘Euryanthe’ Overture

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in a Op 56 ‘Scottish’

Peter Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Op 35


Saturday 8/1/2020          8:00 PM     

Pierre Boulez, conductor Misha Dichter, piano

Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the death of George Szell. As a memorial for the conductor who was mainly responsible for bringing The Cleveland Orchestra in to worldwide fame, we present the Blossom Festival concert that was being given and recorded when word of Szell’s death was received. The concert was conducted by then Principal Guest Conductor, Pierre Boulez, who told the members of the Orchestra of Szell’s death following the concert.

George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in C ‘Alexander’s Feast’

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in d Op 15

Sergei Prokofiev: ‘Scythian’ Suite


Sunday 8/2/2020 4:00PM     DOB: 1/14/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Julian Rachlin, violin

Kaija Saariaho: Orion

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op 77

Bedrich Smetana: ‘Ma vlast’: ‘The High Castle, The Moldau, Sarka, From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields’


Saturday 8/8/2020          8:00 PM    DOB: 9/29/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Frank Rosenwein, oboe

Paul Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1 Op 24/1

Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D

Hector Berlioz: ‘Symphonie fantastique’ Op 14           


Sunday 8/9/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 11/10/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Michael Sachs & Jack Sutte, trumpets

Matthias Pintscher: Chutes d’etoile (U.S. premiere)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Op 60

Alexander Scriabin: ‘The Poem of Ecstasy’ Op 54

Ludwig van Beethoven: ‘Grosse Fuge’ in B-Flat Op 133


Saturday 8/15/2020          8:00 PM     DOB: 11/17/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano; Women of the Frost Symphonic Chorale, Master Chorale of South Florida & Miami Children's Chorus

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in d


Sunday 8/16/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 1/12/13

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Op 44

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in e Op 93


Saturday 8/22/2020          8:00 PM   DOB: 4/20/13

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

Sean Shepherd: ‘Tuolumne’

Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No.1 in a Op 99

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D Op 60


Sunday 8/23/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 10/24/13

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Op 55 ‘Eroica’

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in b Op 54


Saturday 8/29/2020          8:00 PM    DOB: 1/25/14

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat D 125

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Op 25

Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz ‘From the Mountains’ Op 292

Johann Strauss Jr: ‘Ritter Pazman’: Czardas Op 441

Josef Strauss: ‘Dragonfly’ Waltz

Johann Strauss Jr: ‘Kiss’ Waltz Op 400

Johann Strauss Jr: ‘Die Fledermaus’: Overture


Sunday 8/30/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 10/4/14

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Op 68 ‘Pastoral’  

Maurice Ravel: ‘Alborada del gracioso’

Maurice Ravel: ‘Valses nobles et sentimentales’

Maurice Ravel: ‘La Valse’


Saturday 9/5/2020 8:00 PM   DOB: 1/10/15

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C K 551 ‘Jupiter’

Maurice Ravel: ‘Daphnis and Chloe’ (complete ballet)


Sunday 9/6/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 3/7/15

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in a


Saturday 9/12/2020 8:00 PM    DOB: 10/18/14

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Joelle Harvey, soprano; Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Hanno Muller-Brachmann, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus & Children’s Chorus

Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b BWV 232


Sunday 9/13/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 1/22/16

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Peter Tchaikovsky: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Overture-Fantasy

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in a Op 54

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in g Op 13 ‘Winter Dreams’


Saturday 9/19/20 (2020-2021 season concert?)


Sunday 9/20/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 5/28/16

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Erin Wall, soprano; Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano; Norbert Ernst, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Antonin Dvorak: ‘Stabat Mater’


Saturday 9/26/20 8:00 PM    DOB: 3/16/17

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Margaret Rood, soprano; Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano; Steven Soph, tenor; Brian Giebler, tenor; James K. Bass, bass; Charles Wesley Evans, bass; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Igor Stravinsky: ‘Fireworks’

Igor Stravinsky: ‘Apollo’

Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Igor Stravinsky: ‘Threni: Lamentations of Jeremiah’


Sunday 9/27/2020 3:00-6:00 PM WCLV Membership Campaign Special


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