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Rare glimpse inside Cleveland Orchestra

It’s one of the top orchestras in the entire world, and they make their music right here in Cleveland.

The Cleveland Orchestra is getting ready to open its new season at Severance Hall and FOX 8’s Gabe Spiegel was granted rare access for a glimpse of what’s to come this year. 29 more words


Cleveland Orchestra, Großes Festspielhaus (Salzburg)

Bartók, Strauss

The Cleveland Orchestra came to the Salzburg Festival as this year’s American guest, under longtime music director Franz Welser-Möst.  They have a gorgeous tone, but something was definitely missing – perhaps the virtuosity of the Philadelphians, who are in a league of their own among US orchestras, let alone the personality of the Vienna Philharmonic (always the criticism Cleveland’s previous long-time music director Christoph von Dohnányi had of this orchestra, and he obviously liked his own team!).   399 more words


"the bass drum heard 'round the world"

Today I was looking up obituaries of Frederick Fennell (looking for birth and death dates, but that’s another story).  Fennell is known as the father of the mid-century band revival in North America with his fifties Mercury Living Presence recordings of existing band classics, played by his creation the “wind ensemble” (45 piece band with only one player on many parts), at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.  289 more words


Cleveland Orchestra comes home with a Star-Spangled Spectacular on Public Square

Yes, the Cleveland Orchestra is going home!

Photo from cochorus.com

After leaving quietly last summer to Mall B, the Cleveland Orchestra will bring the “Star-Spangled Spectacular” home, where civic pride and tradition demand it. 544 more words

Selling Ohio


The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee recently announced that it will host a post-Convention community-wide weekend celebration July 29-31 on the newly renovated Public Square and throughout Downtown Cleveland to recognize Northeast Ohio residents and volunteers for their contributions to Cleveland’s hosting of the 2016 Republican National Convention. 592 more words


'Thank You Cleveland' Party This Weekend!

According to cleveland.com, to thank the residents and volunteers of Northeast Ohio, the Republican National Convention Cleveland 2016 Host Committee will host a celebration this weekend on Public Square and throughout downtown Cleveland. 91 more words


Cleveland Orchestra's annual Public Square Concert to kick off RNC Thank You Weekend

CLEVELAND – It just wouldn’t be summer without the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra’s annual free concert and fireworks show on Public Square.

This year brings even more of a festive atmosphere to the show, since Public Square is newly renovated and the concert will be the first big event held in the revamped space. 165 more words