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About the Orchestra Musical Arts Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Music Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Cleveland Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Education and Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meet the Musicians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Severance Hall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guest Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Perspectivesfrom the Executive Director November 2012 Welcome to Severance Hall! Everyone in The Cleveland Orchestra family is pleased that you are here with us today. As you look around at your fellow audience members, there’s an increasing chance that you will see young people, especially students from some of Northeast Ohio’s many educational institutions. Two years ago, we established the Center for Future Audiences to fund programs to develop new generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio. The Center was created with a $20 million lead endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation. Our objective is to have one of youngest audiences of any symphony orchestra in the country. Since the beginning of this season, we have made huge strides toward that ambitious goal. In fact, the number of students attending Cleveland Orchestra concerts at Severance Hall has more than doubled over the same period last year. This year, we’ve had an average of more than 200 students at every evening subscription concert — on some nights, students have represented more than 20% of the crowd. This surge in student attendance is a result of the programs supported by the Center for Future Audiences, especially those funded by a $5 million endowment gift from Alexander and Sarah Cutler to encourage student attendance. We have a number of initiatives and promotions to attract students to Severance Hall. Two stand out: The introduction this season of a Student Frequent FanCard, which gives students flexibility and encourages frequency of attendance. Equally important, is our network of a dozen student ambassadors, representing five area colleges, who volunteer their time promoting student concertgoing and helping to create a vital social media presence around The Cleveland Orchestra. Our commitment to student attendance and a younger audience is part of a Cleveland Orchestra renaissance, as we commit to being ever more relevant to our hometown and ever more devoted to community service. Orchestra Gala 2012 Our annual fundraising Gala was held on Saturday, November 3, to raise funds in support of the Orchestra’s Education and Community Programs. Featuring The Cleveland Orchestra and virtuoso cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the event attracted a full house, including more than 400 generous donors who enjoyed a pre-concert reception and a wonderful post-concert dinner. The magical evening, which yielded almost $700,000, owes much to the leadership of Gala Chair Norma Lerner and Corporate Chair Beth Mooney. Please join me in thanking our chairs, along with the evening’s major sponsors, KeyBank, The Lerner Foundation, and Audrey and Albert Ratner.

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CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ARCHIVES

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

— Conductor Nikolai Sokoloff and composer Sergei Rachmaninoff with Natalia Rachmaninoff (left), Cleveland Orchestra Manager Adella Prentiss Hughes (center), and Lyda Sokoloff (far right).

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U N D E R T H E L E A D E R S H I P of Music Director Franz Welser-Möst, The Cleveland Orchestra has become one of the most sought-after performing ensembles in the world. In concerts at its winter home at Severance Hall and at each summer’s Blossom Festival, in residencies from Miami to Vienna, and on tour around the world, The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, creative programming, and community engagement. The partnership with Franz Welser-Möst, now in its eleventh season — and with a commitment to the Orchestra’s centennial in 2018 — has moved the ensemble forward with a series of new and ongoing initiatives, including:

the establishment of residencies around the world, fostering creative artistic growth and an expanded financial base, including an ongoing residency at the Vienna Musikverein (the first of its kind by an American orchestra); an ongoing residency in Florida, under the name Cleveland Orchestra Miami, involving an annual series of concerts and community activities, coupled with an expansive set of educational presentations and collaborations

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(based on successful educational programs pioneered over the past nine decades at home in Cleveland); concert tours from coast to coast in the United States, including annual appearances at Carnegie Hall; regular concert tours to Europe (including biennial residencies at the Lucerne Festival) and Asia (including a residency at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall in 2010); ongoing recording activities, including new releases under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst, Mitsuko Uchida, and Pierre Boulez, as well as a series of DVD concert presentations of symphonies by Anton Bruckner; additional new residencies at Indiana University and at New York’s Lincoln Center Festival; an expanded offering of education and community programs in Northeast Ohio, designed to make music an integral and regular part of everyday life; the 2012-13 season includes a new neighborhood residency program that will feature a week of activities and performances in Cleveland’s Gordon Square Arts District; creative new artistic collaborations, including staged works and chamber music performances, with arts institutions in Northeast Ohio and in Miami; an array of new concert offerings (including Fridays@7 and Celebrity Series at Severance Hall as well as movie, themed, and family presentations at Blossom) to make a wider variety of concerts more available and affordable; a concentrated and ongoing effort to develop future generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio, through research, targeted discounts, social media offers and promotion, and student ticket programs; continuing and expanded educational partnerships with schools, colleges, and universities from across Northeast Ohio and in the Miami-Dade community; the return of ballet as a regular part of the Orchestra’s presentations, featuring performances by The Joffrey Ballet; the 2012-13 season includes the Orchestra’s first fully staged performances of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. The Cleveland Orchestra was founded in 1918 by a group of local citizens intent on creating an ensemble worthy of joining America’s ranks of major symphony orchestras. Over the ensuing decades, the Orchestra quickly grew from a fine regional organization to being one of the most admired symphony orchestras in the world. The opening in 1931 of Severance Hall as the Orchestra’s home brought a special pride to the ensemble and its hometown, as well as providing an enviable and intimate acoustic environment in which to develop and refine the Orchestra’s artistry. Year-round performances became a reality in 1968 with the opening of Blossom Music Center, one of the most beautiful and acoustically admired outdoor concert facilities in the United States. Severance Hall 2012-13

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operating The Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, and Blossom Festival O F F I C E R S A ND E X E C UT I VE C O MMIT T E E Dennis W. LaBarre, President Richard J. Bogomolny, Chairman The Honorable John D. Ong, Vice President

Norma Lerner, Honorary Chair Raymond T. Sawyer, Secretary Beth E. Mooney, Treasurer

Jeanette Grasselli Brown Alexander M. Cutler Matthew V. Crawford Michael J. Horvitz Douglas A. Kern

Virginia M. Lindseth Alex Machaskee Nancy W. McCann John C. Morley Larry Pollock

Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. Audrey Gilbert Ratner Barbara S. Robinson

R E S I D E NT TR U S T E E S George N. Aronoff Dr. Ronald H. Bell Richard J. Bogomolny Charles P. Bolton Jeanette Grasselli Brown Helen Rankin Butler Scott Chaikin Paul G. Clark Owen M. Colligan Robert D. Conrad Matthew V. Crawford Alexander M. Cutler Terrance C. Z. Egger Hiroyuki Fujita Paul G. Greig Robert K. Gudbranson Iris Harvie Jeffrey A. Healy Stephen H. Hoffman David J. Hooker Michael J. Horvitz Marguerite B. Humphrey David P. Hunt

Christopher Hyland James D. Ireland III Trevor O. Jones Betsy Juliano Jean C. Kalberer Nancy F. Keithley Douglas A. Kern John D. Koch S. Lee Kohrman Charlotte R. Kramer Dennis W. LaBarre Norma Lerner Virginia M. Lindseth Alex Machaskee Robert P. Madison Nancy W. McCann Thomas F. McKee Beth E. Mooney John C. Morley Donald W. Morrison Meg Fulton Mueller Gary A. Oatey Katherine T. O’Neill

The Honorable John D. Ong Larry Pollock Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. Clara T. Rankin Audrey Gilbert Ratner Charles A. Ratner James S. Reid, Jr. Barbara S. Robinson Paul Rose Steven M. Ross Raymond T. Sawyer Luci Schey Neil Sethi Hewitt B. Shaw, Jr. Richard K. Smucker R. Thomas Stanton Thomas A. Waltermire Geraldine B. Warner Paul E. Westlake Jr. David A. Wolfort

NO N- R E S I D E NT T RUS T E E S Virginia Nord Barbato (NY) Wolfgang C. Berndt (Austria) Laurel Blossom (SC)

Richard C. Gridley (SC) George Gund III (CA) Loren W. Hershey (DC)

Herbert Kloiber (Germany) Ludwig Scharinger (Austria)

TR U S TE E S E X- O FFI C I O Faye A. Heston, President, Volunteer Council of The Cleveland Orchestra Beth Schreibman Gehring, President, Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Ruth Ann Krutz, State Chair, Blossom Women’s Committee TR U S TE E S E M ERI T I Clifford J. Isroff Samuel H. Miller David L. Simon PA S T PR E S I D E NT S D. Z. Norton 1915-21 John L. Severance 1921-36 Dudley S. Blossom 1936-38 Thomas L. Sidlo 1939-53

Carolyn Dessin, Chair, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Operating Committee Dr. Lester Lefton, President, Kent State University Barbara R. Snyder, President, Case Western Reserve University

H O N O RARY T RUS T EES FOR LIFE Allen H. Ford Gay Cull Addicott Robert W. Gillespie Francis J. Callahan Dorothy Humel Hovorka Mrs. Webb Chamberlain Robert F. Meyerson Oliver F. Emerson Percy W. Brown 1953-55 Frank E. Taplin, Jr. 1955-57 Frank E. Joseph 1957-68 Alfred M. Rankin 1968-83

Ward Smith 1983-95 Richard J. Bogomolny 1995-2002, 2008-09 James D. Ireland III 2002-08

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T H E 2 0 1 2 - 1 3 S E A S O N marks Franz Welser-Möst’s eleventh year as music director of The Cleveland Orchestra, with a long-term commitment extending to the Orchestra’s centennial in 2018. Under his direction, the Orchestra is acclaimed for its continuing artistic excellence, is enlarging and enhancing its community programming at home, is presented in a series of ongoing residencies in the United States and Europe, continues its historic championship of new composers through commissions and premieres, and has re-established itself as an important operatic ensemble. Concurrently with his post in Cleveland, Mr. Welser-Möst became general music director of the Vienna State Opera in September 2010. With a committed focus on music education in Northeast Ohio, Franz Welser-Möst has taken The Cleveland Orchestra back into public schools with performances in collaboration with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The initiative continues and expands upon Mr. Welser-Möst’s active participation in community concerts and educational programs, including the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and partnerships with music conservatories and universities across Northeast Ohio. Under Mr. Welser-Möst’s leadership, The Cleveland Orchestra has established an ongoing biennial residency in Vienna at the famed Musikverein concert hall and another at Switzerland’s Lucerne Festival. Together, they have appeared in residence at Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan, and at the Salzburg Festival, where a 2008 residency included five sold-out performances of a staged production of Dvořák’s opera Rusalka. In the United States, Mr. Welser-Möst has established an annual multi-week Cleveland Orchestra residency in Florida under the name Cleveland Orchestra Miami and, in 2011, launched a new biennial residency at New York’s Lincoln Center Festival. To the start of this season, The Cleveland Orchestra has performed fourteen world and fifteen United States premieres under Franz Welser-Möst’s direction. Through the Roche Commissions project, he and the Orchestra have premiered works by Harrison Birtwistle, Chen Yi, Hanspeter Kyburz, George Benjamin, Toshio Hosokawa, and Matthias Pintscher in partnership with the Lucerne Festival and Carnegie Hall. In addition, the Daniel R. Lewis Young Composer Fellow program has brought new voices to the repertoire, including Pintscher, Marc-André Dalbavie, Susan Botti, Julian Anderson, Johannes Maria Staud, Jörg Widmann, and Sean Shepherd. Franz Welser-Möst has led a series of opera performances during his tenure

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in Cleveland, re-establishing the Orchestra as an important operatic ensemble. Following six seasons of opera-in-concert presentations, he brought fully staged opera back to Severance Hall with a three-season cycle of Zurich Opera productions of the MozartDa Ponte operas. He led concert performances of Strauss’s Salome at Severance Hall and at Carnegie Hall in May 2012. Franz Welser-Möst became general music director of the Vienna State Opera in 2010. His long partnership with the company has included acclaimed performances of Tristan and Isolde, a new production of Wagner’s Ring cycle with stage director SvenEric Bechtolf, and critically praised new productions of Hindemith’s Cardillac and Janáček’s Katya Kabanova and From the House of the Dead. During the 2012-13 season, his Vienna performances include Wagner’s Parsifal, Strauss’s Arabella and Ariadne auf Naxos, Puccini’s La Bohème, and Berg’s Wozzeck. Mr. Welser-Möst also maintains an ongoing relationship with the Vienna Philharmonic. Recent performances with the Philharmonic include appearances at the Lucerne Festival and Salzburg Festival, in Tokyo, and in concert at La Scala Milan, as well as leading the Philharmonic’s 2011 New Year’s Day concert, viewed by telecast in seventy countries worldwide; he will conduct the New Year’s Day concert again in 2013 and will also lead the Philharmonic in a series of concerts at New York’s Carnegie Hall in March 2013. Across a decade-long tenure with the Zurich Opera, culminating in three seasons as general music director (2005-08), Mr. Welser-Möst led the company in more than 40 new productions and numerous revivals. Franz Welser-Möst’s recordings and videos have won major awards, including the Gramophone Award, Diapason d’Or, Japanese Record Academy Award, and two Grammy nominations. With The Cleveland Orchestra, he has created DVD recordings of live performances of Bruckner symphonies, presented in three accoustically distinctive venues (the Abbey of St. Florian in Austria, Vienna’s Musikverein, and Severance Hall). With Cleveland, he has also released a recording of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as well as an all-Wagner album featuring soprano Measha Brueggergosman. DVD releases on the EMI label have included Mr. Welser-Möst leading Zurich Opera productions of The Marriage of Figaro, Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Der Rosenkavalier, Fierrabras, and Peter Grimes. For his talents and dedication, Mr. Welser-Möst has received honors that include recognition from the Western Law Center for Disability Rights, honorary membership in the Vienna Singverein, appointment as an Academician of the European Academy of Yuste, a Gold Medal from the Upper Austrian government for his work as a cultural ambassador, a Decoration of Honor from the Republic of Austria for his artistic achievements, and the Kilenyi Medal from the Bruckner Society of America. He is the co-author of Cadences: Observations and Conversations, published in a German edition in 2007.

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THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst MUSIC DIREC TOR Kelvin Smith Family Chair

Christoph von Dohnányi MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE

Giancarlo Guerrero PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR , CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA MIAMI

James Feddeck ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR Elizabeth Ring and William Gwinn Mather Chair

MUSIC DIRECTOR, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Robert Porco DIRECTOR OF CHORUSES Frances P. and Chester C. Bolton Chair

Lisa Wong ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CHORUSES DIRECTOR, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH CHORUS

Ann Usher DIRECTOR, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHILDREN’S CHORUSES

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH CHORUS

Suzanne Walters ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHILDREN’S CHORUSES

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FIRST VIOLINS William Preucil CONCERTMASTER

Blossom-Lee Chair

Yoko Moore

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Clara G. and George P. Bickford Chair

Peter Otto

FIRST ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Jung-Min Amy Lee

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Gretchen D. and Ward Smith Chair

Lev Polyakin

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Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Chair

Takako Masame Paul and Lucille Jones Chair

Wei-Fang Gu Drs. Paul M. and Renate H. Duchesneau Chair

Kim Gomez Elizabeth and Leslie Kondorossy Chair

Chul-In Park Harriet T. and David L. Simon Chair

Miho Hashizume Theodore Rautenberg Chair

Jeanne Preucil Rose Dr. Larry J.B. and Barbara S. Robinson Chair

Alicia Koelz Oswald and Phyllis Lerner Gilroy Chair

Yu Yuan Patty and John Collinson Chair

Isabel Trautwein Trevor and Jennie Jones Chair

Mark Dumm Gladys B. Goetz Chair

Alexandra Preucil Katherine Bormann Ying Fu

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Emilio Llinas 2 James and Donna Reid Chair

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Elayna Duitman Ioana Missits Carolyn Gadiel Warner Stephen Warner Sae Shiragami Vladimir Deninzon Sonja Braaten Molloy Scott Weber Kathleen Collins Beth Woodside Emma Shook Jeffrey Zehngut VIOLAS Robert Vernon *

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Richard Weiss 1 The GAR Foundation Chair

Charles Bernard 2 Helen Weil Ross Chair

Bryan Dumm Muriel and Noah Butkin Chair

Tanya Ell Ralph Curry Brian Thornton David Alan Harrell Paul Kushious Martha Baldwin Thomas Mansbacher BASSES Maximilian Dimoff * Clarence T. Reinberger Chair

Kevin Switalski 2 Scott Haigh 1 Mary E. and F. Joseph Callahan Chair

Chaillé H. and Richard B. Tullis Chair

Lynne Ramsey 1 Charles M. and Janet G. Kimball Chair

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Charles Carleton Scott Dixon Derek Zadinsky HARP Trina Struble * Alice Chalifoux Chair

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12 13 O R C H E S T R A FLUTES Joshua Smith * Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Chair

Saeran St. Christopher Marisela Sager 2 Austin B. and Ellen W. Chinn Chair

Mary Kay Fink PICCOLO Mary Kay Fink Anne M. and M. Roger Clapp Chair

OBOES Frank Rosenwein * Edith S. Taplin Chair

Mary Lynch Jeffrey Rathbun 2 Everett D. and Eugenia S. McCurdy Chair

Robert Walters ENGLISH HORN Robert Walters Samuel C. and Bernette K. Jaffe Chair

CLARINETS Franklin Cohen * Robert Marcellus Chair

Robert Woolfrey Daniel McKelway 2 Robert R. and Vilma L. Kohn Chair

HORNS Richard King *

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Jack Sutte Lyle Steelman2 James P. and Dolores D. Storer Chair

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Michael Miller TROMBONES Massimo La Rosa*

Margaret Allen Ireland Chair

Donald Miller Tom Freer Marc Damoulakis KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS Joela Jones * Rudolf Serkin Chair

Carolyn Gadiel Warner Marjory and Marc L. Swartzbaugh Chair

LIBRARIANS Robert O’Brien Donald Miller ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL Carol Lee Iott DIRECTOR

Gilbert W. and Louise I. Humphrey Chair

Richard Stout Alexander and Marianna C. McAfee Chair

BASS TROMBONE Thomas Klaber

Louise Harkness Ingalls Chair

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The Cleveland Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” with The Joffrey Ballet at PlayhouseSquare Five performances Nov 29 thru Dec 2

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Tickets are selling fast for the holiday event of the season, The Cleveland Orchestra’s presentation of The Joffrey Ballet’s complete silver anniversary production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Five performances are being presented at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre next week. The production will be conducted by Tito Muñoz and marks the first time The Cleveland Orchestra has performed Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in a fully-staged presentation. Conceived and originally directed in 1987 by Robert Joffrey, with choreographic contributions from Gerald Arpino, this production of The Nutcracker features more than 40 company dancers, 200 brilliant costumes, and larger-than-life scenery. The Chicago Sun-Times called the Joffrey’s Nutcracker “a grand showcase of classical technique that spotlights the particular talents of many of the company’s ensemble dancers,” the Chicagoist calls it “a first-class celebration of one of the greatest holiday productions ever,” and the Washington Post praised it as “a theatrical event of irresistible power.” The Cleveland cast of The Nutcracker includes sixty Northeast Ohio young dancers, selected by audition, dancing side-by-side with the Joffrey company. The Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus, comprised of fift y members, also joins the performances to sing in the beautiful “Snow Scene.” “Our company looks forward to once again joining The Cleveland Orchestra” says Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley Wheater, “and in extending our wonderful partnership into a complete production. Our previous performances together at Blossom have included elements of a full ballet, but this time we’ll have all the sets, costumes, lighting, and the magnificent choreography of our founder Robert Joffrey.”

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In the 2012-13 season, The Cleveland Orchestra continues its innovations in programming and community engagement, seeking to build on the success of recent initiatives. The coming season’s innovations include new program and audience development activities at Severance Hall, alongside expanded activities outside the concert hall. The Orchestra will venture even farther outside its University Circle home with new programs downtown and on Cleveland’s West Side. At PlayhouseSquare, the Orchestra will collaborate with The Joffrey Ballet, while the organization’s ground-breaking residency program, developed and refined by the Orchestra in cities including Vienna and Miami, will come home to Northeast Ohio with the launch of a new program of Neighborhood Residencies. The first annual Cleveland Orchestra Neighborhood Residency will take place in Gordon Square the week of May 13-19, 2013. Also this season, the initiative that brought the full Orchestra back into the schools in 2009 will continue and become a permanent part of the annual schedule thanks to a newly-created endowment fund, and a new partnership with Breakthrough Charter Schools begins in October 2012. Meanwhile, “Under 18s Free,” a program first established for the 2011 Blossom Festival, will come inside Severance Hall for selected concerts, and as the unique Fridays@7 Series enters its fourth season, a bold repertoire move sees world music migrating from the @fter-party entertainment to the main-stage concert with the Orchestra. The KeyBank Fridays@7 series opened on October 5 featuring the music of Stewart Copeland, founder and drummer of The Police, and a collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum. In announcing the new initiatives in August, Gary Hanson, executive director of The Cleveland Orchestra, said, “We want to build on the success of our many recent community engagement initiatives, and in the coming season we are further diversifying our schedule and

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programs. Our goal is to be even more relevant to our community.” CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA NEIGHBORHOOD RESIDENCY The Cleveland Orchestra Neighborhood Residency is a new program to immerse the Orchestra in local communities with an intense schedule of performances and activities. The first of these annual residencies in Northeast Ohio takes place the week of May 13-19, 2013, in Gordon Square. The centerpieces of the Residency will be free Cleveland Orchestra concerts at St. Colman Church for neighborhood residents and students, and musicians will perform as soloists and in ensembles in non-traditional locations and in local schools. The Cleveland Orchestra Neighborhood Residency at Gordon Square is funded in part by the Machaskee Fund for Community Programming, an endowed fund created by Alex and Carol Machaskee. Sean Watterson, co-owner of the Happy Dog bar, restaurant, and music venue in Gordon Square, said, “We’re incredibly enthusiastic about the Orchestra coming to Gordon Square. We’re thrilled that people in our community will be able to experience their world-class performances at a series of events for all ages throughout the neighborhood. We’re proud to welcome the world to Gordon Square to join us for this unique experience.” HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMANCES PERMANENTLY ENDOWED The Cleveland Orchestra returned to performing in Cleveland high schools in 2009, after an absence of more than three decades. On Thursday, October 11, 2012, the Orchestra’s performance at Shaker Heights High School is the first to be supported by a newly established fund that permanently endows annual Cleveland Orchestra performances in area high schools. The Alfred Lerner In-School Performance Fund, a gift of $1 million from Mrs. Norma Lerner and The Lerner Foundation, will support concerts in high schools in perpetuity. Performances are being

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“UNDER 18s FREE” EXPANDS FROM BLOSSOM TO SEVERANCE HALL The Cleveland Orchestra’s “Under 18s Free” at Blossom program is expanding to Severance

Hall. This follows the unprecedented success of the program for Blossom Festival concerts, where, since its inception in 2011, more than 23,000 young people have attended Cleveland Orchestra concerts. “Under 18s Free” at Severance Hall tickets are available for all KeyBank Fridays@7 concerts, as well as for the Orchestra’s two regular matinee series: Friday Mornings at 11 and Sundays at 3. Free tickets are offered for young people ages 7-17 on a one-for-one basis with paid adult admissions. “Under 18s Free” tickets are available by contacting the Severance Hall Ticket Office. “Under 18s Free” is supported in part by The Cleveland Orchestra’s Center for Future Audiences. The Center, created with a lead endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation, was estabThe Joffrey Ballet performs lished to fund programs to The Nutcracker with The develop new generations Cleveland Orchestra Noof audiences for Cleveland vember 29-December 2. Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio.

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NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH BREAKTHROUGH CHARTER SCHOOLS The Cleveland Orchestra begins an educational partnership with Breakthrough Charter Schools in October 2012. All of the students from participating schools will attend a Cleveland Orchestra concert at Severance Hall, and their teachers will participate in professional development workshops and concert preparation. The Orchestra’s award-winning Learning Through Music program includes ongoing visits from Cleveland Orchestra musicians in the schools. The pilot partnership will eventually expand to incorporate all nine Breakthrough Schools. The Cleveland Orchestra partnership with Breakthrough Schools is funded in part by Cliffs Natural Resources. Breakthrough Charter Schools are a nationally-recognized network of high-performing, free, public charter schools operating in partnership with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

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Music and the holidays are a perfect match. The Cleveland Orchestra Store offers a host of musical treats this holiday season, including the Orchestra’s latest DVDs and CDs, as well as releases by Orchestra musicians. Music boxes and music-themed holiday ornaments, stationery, books, stuffed toys and musical gifts for children of all ages, fashion scarves, jewelry, and Cleveland Orchestra logo apparel are also on sale at the Store. In addition, Cleveland Orchestra Gift Certificates and Blossom Lawn Ticket Books for the Orchestra’s 2013 Blossom Festival are available at the Severance Hall Ticket Office by calling 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141, or at clevelandorchestra.com.

Free tickets to Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert go on sale January 2 On Sunday, January 20, The Cleveland Orchestra performs its 33rd annual concert celebrating the spirit of Dr. King’s life, leadership, and vision in music, song, and community recognition. Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available on a first-come, firstserved basis beginning Wednesday, January 2, through the Severance Hall Ticket Office in person, by phone, or online at clevelandorchestra.com. There is a limit of 2 tickets per person. Due to high demand, all tickets are usually distributed by 4 p.m. on the day they are made available.

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OrchestraNews The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2012 Holiday Festival opens next week with The Nutcracker with the Joffrey Ballet downtown, and continues in December with traditional and New Age concerts at Severance Hall and beyond. Between December 14 and 23, The Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra Chorus present their annual Christmas Concerts, joined by guest choruses and including holiday favorites such as “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah, music from the movie The Polar Express, and “Sleigh Ride,” plus sing-alongs and a very special guest. Along with The Nutcracker performances and the traditional series of Christmas Concerts by the Orchestra and Chorus, the Holiday Festival also features performances by the group Pink Martini with the Orchestra on December 18 and 19. True to its fashion, the band has created a globally-inclusive holiday concert showcasing a mix of cabaret, samba, and jazz. Their multi-cultural program features popular favorites along with holiday classics. In addition, three PNC Holiday Musical Rainbow programs are offered for families with children ages three and up — “Music of Chanukah,” “A Celebration of Kwanzaa,” and “Christmas Brass Quintet,” featuring members of the Orchestra and guests. Complete details can be found at clevelandorchestra.com. Families can arrive early for the matinee Christmas Concerts at Severance Hall on December 15, 16, 22, and 23 to have Lunch with Santa in Severance Restaurant from 12 noon until 3 p.m. Call 216-231-7373 or visit clevelandorchestra.com for reservations. Severance Restaurant is also open for pre-concert dining for the regular evening Holiday Festival concerts at Severance Hall. Reservations can be made by visiting opentable.com.

The third of Mitsuko Uchida’s albums of Mozart concertos with The Cleveland Orchestra has been released — and is now available for purchase at the Cleveland Orchestra Store at Severance Hall. The album features Piano Concertos Nos. 9 and 21, recorded in live performances at Severance Hall. One of the previous discs from this collaboration received a Grammy Award in 2011. Reviews of this new album include these comments from Audiophile Audition: “Conducting Mozart concertos from the piano has a long and honored tradition, originating with the composer himself. . . . Uchida performs on a new Hamburg Steinway whose action remains uniformly light and resonant, especially as Uchida does not mince her dynamics. . . . We need only audition this fine collaboration to enjoy the scintillating energy of the outer movements [of Concerto No. 9] and the internal rigors of the Andantino. The last movement virtually bubbles with infectious wit and digital confidence. . . . [In Concerto No. 21] the give-andtake response between Uchida and the Cleveland strings and winds attractively beguiles us. Then, her seamless runs and arpeggios move inexorably to a bravura cadenza almost early Beethoven in its briefly pearly wit that rushes to a coda spread over three octaves. Superb!”

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2012 Holiday Festival features traditional and new favorites at Severance Hall and beyond

Comings and goings As a courtesy to the performers onstage and the entire audience, latearriving patrons cannot be seated until the first break in the musical program.

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The Cleveland Orchestra’s season of Family Concerts began with a fun-filled program in late October with “Halloween Spooktacular III.” The series continues in 2013 with “Symphony Under the Sea” on Friday evening, March 8, led by conductor Robert Franz — including favorite musical numbers from Disney’s Little Mermaid. The series closes with “Fables, Fantasies, & Folklore” on Sunday afternoon, May 12, led by conductor Michael Butterman — in an exploration of music storytelling and fun. Intended for children ages 7 and older, the series is designed to introduce young people to classical music. The Halloween program included favorite musical hits and also featured a costume contest for audience members. The Orchestra musicians onstage also got into the “spirit” of the occasion with many theme-related outfits. In addition to each one-hour Orchestra concert, the Family Concert Series features free, pre-concert activities, including an “Instrument Discovery” in which children can try playing various instruments. For complete details about the spring concerts, visit clevelandorchestra.com.

Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award presented to Maltzes The Cleveland Orchestra’s seventeeth annual Distinguished Service Award was presented to Milton and Tamar Maltz at the start of the Orchestra concert on October 6. The award, created in 1996, honors a person or organization that has provided continuing exemplary service to the Musical Arts Association, the non-profit parent organization that operates The Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, and Blossom Festival. The Maltzes have demonstrated exceptional and continuous dedication to The Cleveland Orchestra and the arts community in Northeast Ohio across four decades. They have been generous contributors to the Orchestra’s Annual Fund and to special projects such as, in 2000, the internationally acclaimed renovation of Severance Hall. In 2010, their visionary leadership helped launch The Cleveland Orchestra’s Center for Future Audiences, which was generously endowed with a lead gift of $20 million from the Maltz Family Foundation. The Center was established to create and fund programs to develop new generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio.

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F.A.M.I.L.Y N.E.W.S Please join in extending congratulations and warm wishes to: Frank Rosenwein (oboe) and Jung-Min Amy Lee (violin), who were married June 10. Martha Baldwin (cello) and Micah Leibowitz, whose baby daughter, Zoe Kathleen, was born on August 14. Robert Woolfrey (clarinet) and Tanya Ell (cello), who were married on September 8.

Severance Hall is committed to making performances and facilities accessible to all patrons. For information about accessibility or for assistance, call the House Manager at 216 231-7425.

Radio station WCLV celebrated its 50th anniversary of providing classical music to Northeast Ohio with a special public open house and day of live music performances on Thursday, November 1. Since 1965, 104.9 classical FM WCLV has been the radio home of The Cleveland Orchestra, and the Orchestra’s first broadcast on WCLV, from September 23 that year, was aired during the celebrations on November 1. Also featured was a live performance by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and performances by many other local musicians, including members of The Cleveland Orchestra. An open house was held at WCLV’s new studios at the Idea Center at PlayhouseSquare in downtown Cleveland, with birthday cake and opportunities to meet WCLV announcers and hear the live musical performances. “WCLV has been an outstanding partner with The Cleveland Orchestra — and all the arts in Northeast Ohio,” Orchestra executive director Gary Hanson said in sending congratulations. “This community can truly celebrate this milestone with WCLV, with thanks to Bob Conard for making the station into the ‘radio home’ not just for The Cleveland Orchestra but for classical music and the arts in general. Happy Birthday, and thank you, WCLV.”

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Assistant concertmaster Lev Polyakin announced his retirement from The Cleveland Orchestra as of October 28, 2012, following thirty-one years of service. The entire Cleveland Orchestra family wishes him congratulations and thanks, and the very best in his new endeavors.

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Concert Previews The Cleveland Orchestra offers a variety of options for learning more about the music before each concert begins. For each concert, the program book includes program notes commenting on and providing background about the composer and his or her work being performed that week, along with biographies of the guest artists and other information. You can read these before the concert, at intermission, or afterward. (Program notes are also posted ahead of time online at clevelandorchestra.com, usually by the Monday directly preceding the concert.) The Orchestra’s Music Study Groups also provide a way of exploring the music in more depth. These classes, professionally led by Dr. Rose Breckenridge, meet weekly in locations around Cleveland to explore the music being played each week and the stories behind the composers’ lives. Free Concert Previews are presented one hour before most subscription concerts throughout the season at Severance Hall.

Cleveland Orchestra Concert Previews are presented before every regular subscription concert, and are free to all ticketholders to that day’s performance. Previews are designed to enrich the concert-going experience for audience members of all levels of musical knowledge through a variety of interviews and through talks by local and national experts. Concert Previews are made possible by a generous endowment gift from Dorothy Humel Hovorka. November 23, 24, 25 “Ebony, Ivory, and Melody: Pianist-Composers as Lyrical Poets” with guest speaker Eric Charnofsky, lecturer, musicology and keyboard, Case Western Reserve University

December 6 and 8 “Portraits of America” with guest speaker Susan McClary, professor of musicology, Case Western Reserve University

January 10, 11, 12 “New Beginnings” with Rose Breckenridge, Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups administrator and lecturer For Concert Preview details, visit clevelandorchestra.com

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Saturday evening’s concert is being broadcast live on WCLV (104.9 FM). The concert will be rebroadcast as part of regular weekly programming on WCLV on Sunday afternoon, December 30, at 4:00 p.m.

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on this weekend’s program represent opposite ends of the Romantic era in music. Both wrote music filled with emotional feelings, swept in soaring melodies and lyrical details. Both lived full lives, although Chopin’s was noticeably shorter than Rachmaninoff’s. Both left their homelands, of Poland and Russia, never to return. The two works performed at this weekend’s concerts date from halfway through each man’s life — Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto from 1830 when the composer was just 20, Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony from 1909 when he was 36. Chopin spent the rest of his short life devoting himself to works for solo piano. With the Second Symphony, Rachmaninoff found renewed vigor in his music writing and spent the next decade creating a string of works, well-loved and cherished by music lovers around the world — though few would surpass the popularity of this symphony. Both works have been belittled by some who want something more from music. But what can be better than a good tune, artfully crafted and played to perfection, accompanied in pleasing harmonies and changing colors? For Thanksgiving Weekend, such traditional fare is as satisfying as a good meal with friends and family. And, surely, Chopin and Rachmaninoff are near and dear members of the orchestral family. Enjoy.

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are both early works, composed before he left Warsaw for what was to be a journey that led to Paris as his permanent home. He was just twenty, with considerable ambitions as a composer and as a virtuoso pianist, and his French father, Nicolas Chopin, was far from being the obstructive parent that great artists are traditionally supposed to battle against. He made it clear to his son that to succeed at the highest level in music he needed to experience the wider world and to find out for himself how music was cultivated in the great capitals of Europe: Vienna, Berlin, Rome, Paris. The concerts Chopin gave in Warsaw before his departure put his immense talents on display and earned the label “genius” from at least some members of the press. Concerts in that era were entirely different from the events we know today. Almost all concerts, which lasted three hours or more, included a number of soloists, among them always at least one singer. Solo pieces alternated with orchestral music. There was generally a chorus on hand, and the tone would tend to get lighter as the evening proceeded. The public was especially enamored of singers, preferably famous sopranos, and of pianists, who had an instrument of great brilliance at their command. During Beethoven’s lifetime, the piano had enjoyed the fruits of rapid industrial advance. It was stronger, heavier, larger, and louder. It was still always brown, never black, and it was equipped with a variety of pedals for special effects. Its sound could fill ever larger halls. Above all, by the time Chopin appeared on the scene it had an upper register that added more than an octave to the range of Mozart’s piano. This high register had a tinkly brilliance that pianists and composers rushed to exploit. (Even Beethoven’s inactive ears responded to this new sound in his later works.) Finger virtuosity was the goal of every aspiring pianist, and the études and variations that poured from the presses offered even modest pianists the chance to impress their listeners with cascades of notes that sound much more difficult than they really are. At the highest level, therefore, pianist-composers had to develop a truly formidable finger technique, the most celebrated exponent of whom was the young Franz Liszt. Chopin was among the young virtuosos of this order, although he did not About the Music

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meet Liszt until he reached Paris. His models were Hummel, Kalkbrenner, and Moscheles — well established touring pianists and successful composers, all of whom wrote concertos that combine great virtuosity with solid craftsmanship. Chopin probably knew no Mozart or Beethoven concertos in his teenage years. Hummel was his model for the concerto in F minor. This concerto, which The Cleveland Orchestra is presenting this weekend, is now known as No. 2 because it was published later than the complementary work in E minor that followed soon after. He performed the F-minor concerto in Warsaw in March 1830 to rapturous acclaim from the press. He was greeted as a true national hero: “How beautifully he plays! What fluency! What evenness! There could be no more perfect concord between the two hands. He plays with such certainty, so cleanly that his concerto might be compared to the life of a just man: no ambiguity, nothing false. He plays with the good manners of a well-bred person who may indeed be aware of his own significance but has no pretensions, knowing that, if he chose, anything might be permitted to him. His music is full of expressive feeling and song, and puts the listener into a state of subtle rapture, bringing back to his memory all the happy moments he has known.” Chopin’s playing was always noted for its high breeding and lack of showy display, yet his music, especially his concertos, calls for great precision and brilliant polish. We cannot fail to notice that the critic had already observed the expressive qualities of this music. The new work was repeated a week later to even greater applause. Chopin already had a second concerto in the works. This was to be known as No. 1 in E minor. It was ready by October 1830, when the composer performed it to another enthusiastic audience. “The bravos were deafening,” Chopin reported, although there was little response in the press. A few weeks later he left Warsaw, never to return. Chopin’s concertos have been criticized for the minor role allotted to the orchestra and (by Berlioz) for their unadventurous use of instruments. They treat the classical key system with a certain impudence. Yet their melodic richness, their warmly colored harmony, and their highly crafted piano writing all ensure their place in the repertory. Chopin himself played this concerto only twice more, during his early years in Paris. He would not have regarded it as approaching the peak of his creative genius, Severance Hall 2012-13

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At a Glance Chopin wrote his F-minor Piano Concerto in 1829-30. He played the solo part at the private premiere performance, on March 4, 1830, in Warsaw, conducted by Karol Kurpinski. A public performance was given two weeks later, on March 17, at the Warsaw National Theater as part of Chopin’s “debut” concert in the capital. The concerto was designated as “No. 2” at the time of its publication. (Chopin’s other piano concerto, in E minor, written later in 1830, was published first, as “No. 1.”) This concerto runs about 30 minutes in performance. Chopin scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, bass trombone, timpani, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first presented this concerto in December 1932, conducted by Nikolai Sokoloff and with Josef Hofmann as soloist. It has been heard on a few occasions since that time, most recently as part of Cleveland Orchestra Miami performances in March 2010, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy with Ingrid Fliter as the soloist, and as part of the 2007 Blossom Festival, with conductor Roberto Minczuk and with Fliter as the soloist.

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but as a vehicle for a young pianist-composer it served him well. For Chopin to model his first attempt at a full-scale concerto on a work by Hummel is neither surprising nor shameful. Having studied with Mozart as a boy, Hummel went on to a brilliant career. He visited Warsaw in 1828 and met young Chopin, who regarded his concertos with enormous admiration. They were up-to-date virtuoso works, more advanced in this respect than Beethoven’s concertos, which Chopin in any case did not know. The first movement of Chopin’s concerto is based on themes that start off simply but are quickly subjected to fanciful elaborations of every kind. The second movement is a marvel of elegance and filigree decoration, the orchestra giving patient support throughout, and the finale has the character of a lively Polish dance, part mazurka, part krakowiak, in 3/4 time. Towards the end, the horn sounds the signal for a turn to the major key and a coda driven by cascades of notes ranging from one end of the piano to the other. —Hugh Macdonald © 2012 Hugh Macdonald is Avis H. Blewett Professor Emeritus of Music at Washington University in St. Louis and is a noted authority on French music. He has written books on Beethoven, Berlioz, and Scriabin.

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of Sergei Rachmaninoff ’s symphonies is to give a capsule biography of the artist. Each symphony belongs to a different period in Rachmaninoff ’s career. Aside from a student essay (of which only the first movement survives), there are three numbered symphonies, plus the choral symphony The Bells, which bears no number. Together, they illustrate Rachmaninoff ’s life-long search to find his identity as a composer. When Rachmaninoff wrote his Symphony No. 1 in D minor (Opus 13) at the age of 22, he had already established himself in Russia as one of the most talented musicians of his generation. Graduated from the Moscow Conservatory with the rarely-awarded Gold Medal, he was widely known as a prodigious pianist. He was also considered a promising composer — his examination piece, the one-act opera Aleko, had been performed at the Bolshoi Theater, sharing a double bill with a work by Tchaikovsky. The premiere of Rachmaninoff ’s First Symphony, given in St. Petersburg on March 15, 1897, turned out to be an unexpected disaster. The conductor, Alexander Glazunov, a famous composer and professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, was apparently unsympathetic to the music of a Muscovite (there was an open rivalry between the music schools of the two Russian capitals). The critics, among them composer César Cui (a former member of the group of composers known as “the Five,” who could often sway professional opinion), found the symphony seriously flawed, and wrote scathing reviews. The ensuing fiasco thrust young Rachmaninoff into such a state of depression that for three entire years he was largely unable to write any music whatsoever. He only recovered his ability to work through the intervention of a psychiatrist who used the new method of hypnosis to restore his self-confidence. Even so, and despite the resounding success of his Second Piano Concerto in 1901, it took six more years before Rach-

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The Second Symphony marked the beginning of Rachmaninoff’s most successful years as a composer. In the decade before his emigration to the West, Rachmaninoff wrote The Isle of the Dead, the Third Piano Concerto, two great liturgical works (Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Vespers), numerous songs, and piano works, as well as the choral symphony The Bells.

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maninoff attempted another symphony. In the meantime, he was busy as an opera conductor at the Imperial Theater and as a concert pianist. Finally, he made a radical decision, cancelled all his performing engagements, and left Russia in order to be able to work on his composition projects undisturbed. In October 1906, Rachmaninoff, together with his young wife and baby daughter, took up residence in the German town of Dresden. There — and during the warmer months, while residing at his summer estate near Moscow — he spent the better part of 1907 working on his Second Symphony. The new work, premiered in St. Petersburg on February 8, 1908, under the composer’s baton, was well received, and Rachmaninoff confirmed his position as Russia’s leading young composer. The Second Symphony marked the beginning of Rachmaninoff ’s most successful years as a composer. In the decade before the Russian Revolutions of 1917 and his emigration to the West, Rachmaninoff wrote the symphonic poem The Isle of the Dead, the Third Piano Concerto, two great liturgical works (Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Vespers), numerous songs, and piano works, as well as the choral symphony The Bells. During the following decade, by contrast, Rachmaninoff wrote almost nothing at all. In the years after his departure from Russia, he became a world-famous piano virtuoso, with a busy concert schedule all over the United States and Europe, with little time for composing. Rachmaninoff settled in the United States, but soon acquired a villa and an adjoining property in Switzerland, where he began to compose again on his vacations. It is there that he wrote his last important works, including the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in 1934 and the Third Symphony in 1935-36. THE SECOND SYMPHONY

The Second Symphony begins with a Largo introduction whose opening motif, first presented by the cellos and basses, will recur in varied form throughout the symphony. Its main features are a stepwise motion (first ascending, then descending), and a rhythmic pattern with ties across the barline. This material dominates both the lengthy introduction and the subsequent main section of the first movement. At first soft and subdued, the main theme is gradually transformed, through variation and development, and reappears forte played by the full orchestra. A second melodic idea is based on an alterAbout the Music

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nation between woodwind and strings, and brought to a climax, only to fade back to pianissimo at the end of the exposition. The beginning of the development section is marked by the return of the main theme as a violin solo. The theme is soon taken over by the clarinet, and turned into fast-moving figurations in both winds and strings. After a new emotional high point, the recapitulation begins, concentrating on the second theme, which appears in E major. The movement’s coda, however, reverts to the key of E minor, the main tonality, and brings the movement to a ringing close. The second movement is a Scherzo in sonata form, with a contrasting second theme. The main melody is played first by the horns and then by the violins against a lively rhythmic background. The second theme, without being a direct quote of the first movement’s main idea, shares with it a stepwise motion and its characteristic rhythm. It is followed by a return of the first theme. The movement’s Trio section, somewhat closer in tempo, also contains two distinct materials: the first is played staccato (short, separated notes) by the violins, while the second, with brass and percussion as the protagonists, is a special mixture of a march and a church hymn, with unexpected off-beat accents. A return to the first tempo brings back both themes of the main section, but the movement closes with some reminiscences of the march from the Trio. The third-movement Adagio begins with an expressive violin melody followed by a clarinet solo in the same kind of mold as the symphony’s earlier themes, in stepwise motion. A third idea, played by the first violins, receives a counterpoint from the other strings and the woodwinds, and leads back to the first theme, now heard at great volume in a full orchestral fortissimo. The middle section starts very soft ly with english horn and oboe solos. A new climax is reached, soon to recede into a decrescendo and, finally, a long silence. In the recapitulation the first theme is re-introduced by the horn. The other two ideas also return, in richer orchestration than before, and contrapuntally combined with parts of the first theme. Like the second movement, the third also ends with an allusion to material heard in its middle section. The fourth-movement Finale in E major starts with a fanfarelike theme played fortissimo by the entire orchestra. It is followed by

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a transition section for horns, timpani, and double bass, which leads into a march for winds (not unlike the one heard in the second movement). The main theme returns, then gives way to a broad melody, eventually winding down to pianissimo chords over a long-held pedal. After a short recall of the third movement’s main theme, a development section begins, with mostly new melodic ideas, among which a descending scale gains increasing prominence. The recapitulation section brings back the fanfare, the march, the broad melody, and the descending scale, combining them all in the symphony’s triumphant ending. —Peter Laki Peter Laki is a musicologist and frequent lecturer on classical music, and a visiting associate professor at Bard College in New York.

At a Glance Rachmaninoff composed his Second Symphony in 1906-07. The first performance took place on February 8, 1908, in St. Petersburg, with the composer conducting. The United States premiere was given by Modeste Altschuler and the Russian Musical Society in New York on January 14, 1909. This symphony runs about an hour in performance. Rachmaninoff scored it for 3 flutes (third doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (third doubling english horn), 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (side drum, bass drum, cymbals, glockenspiel), and strings.

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Rachmaninoff ’s Second Symphony was introduced to Cleveland by the visiting Boston Symphony Orchestra, which played it at Grays Armory in January 1911, under Max Fiedler. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed it in March 1920, conducted by Nikolai Sokoloff. The most recent performances were given in December 2009 under the direction of Iván Fisher. The Cleveland Orchestra and Nikolai Sokoloff recorded Rachmaninoff ’s Second Symphony in May 1928, using a score especially prepared and shortened by the composer; this “complete” recording was released as a set of twelve 78 rpm discs.

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T H E C L E V E L A N D O R C H E S T R A has a long and proud history of sharing the value and joy of music with citizens throughout Northeast Ohio. Education and community programs date to the Orchestra’s founding in 1918 and have remained a central focus of the ensemble’s actitivities for over ninety years. Today, with the support of many generous individual, foundation, corporate, and governmental funding partners, the Orchestra’s educational and community programs reach more than 70,000 young people and adults annually, helping to foster a love of music and a lifetime of involvement with the musical arts. On these pages, we share photographs from a sampling of these many programs. For additional information about these and other programs, visit us at clevelandorchestra.com or contact the Education & Community Programs Office by calling 216-231-7355.

Franz Welser-Möst leads a concert at John Hay High School. Through such In-School Performances and Education Concerts at Severance Hall, The Cleveland Orchestra introduced more than 4 million young people to symphonic music over the past nine decades. Severance Hall 2012-13

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El Sistema@Rainey performing at Severance Hall. The initiative is an intensive after-school orchestral music program launched in September 2011 by Cleveland Orchestra violinist Isabel Trautwein and Cleveland’s Rainey Institute. Modeled after the national Venezuelan program El Sistema (“the system”), the initiative emphasizes community-based orchestra training from a young age, with a focus on making music fun and inspiring young musicians with a passion for music and for life. The Cleveland Orchestra and education partner Conn-Selmer are the official providers of instruments for the El Sistema@Rainey program, with instrument support from Royalton Music for El Sistema@Rainey Summer Camp.

Through the PNC Musical Rainbows series at Severance Hall, Cleveland Orchestra musicians introduce nearly 10,000 preschoolers each year to the instruments of the orchestra.

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Cleveland Orchestra bassist Mark Atherton with classroom students at Cleveland’s Mayfair Elementary School, part of the Learning Through Music program that fosters the use of music and the arts to support general classroom learning. Education & Community

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PROGRAM FUNDERS The Abington Foundation The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Cleveland Clinic The Cleveland Foundation Conn-Selmer, Inc. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Dominion Foundation The Giant Eagle Foundation Muna & Basem Hishmeh Foundation Invacare Corporation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation The Laub Foundation The Lincoln Electric Foundation The Lubrizol Corporation The Nord Family Foundation Ohio Arts Council PNC The Reinberger Foundation Albert G. & Olive H. Schlink Foundation The Sherwin-Williams Foundation The South Waite Foundation Surdna Foundation Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust The Edward & Ruth Wilkof Foundation ENDOWMENT FUNDS AND FUNDERS Hope and Stanley I. Adelstein Anonymous Kathleen L. Barber Mr. Roger G. Berk In memory of Anna B. Body Isabelle and Ronald Brown Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Roberta R. Calderwood Alice B. Cull Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Emrick, Jr. Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie Mr. David J. Golden The George Gund Foundation Dorothy Humel Hovorka Mr. James J. Hummer Frank and Margaret Hyncik Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Alfred Lerner In-School Performance Fund Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Meisel Christine Gitlin Miles Mr. and Mrs. David T. Morganthaler Morley Fund for Pre-school Education Pysht Fund The Ratner, Miller, and Shafran Families and Forest City Enterprises, Inc. In memory of Georg Solti The William N. Skirball Endowment Jules and Ruth Vinney Youth Orchestra Touring Fund

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Cleveland Orchestra flutist Marisela Sager working with pre-school students as part of PNC Grow Up Great, a program utilizing music to support pre-literacy and school readiness skills.

More than 1,200 talented young musicians have performed as members of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra in the quarter century since its founding in 1986.

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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y The Heritage Society honors donors who support the Orchestra through their wills, life income gifts, or other types of deferred giving. The following listing of members is current as of September 2012. The Cleveland Orchestra and Musical Arts Association thank those members below in bold who have declared to us their specific estate intentions. For more information, please call Bridget Mundy, Legacy Giving Officer, at 216-231-8006. Anonymous (97) Lois A. Aaron Leonard Abrams Shuree Abrams* Gay Cull Addicott Stanley and Hope Adelstein Sylvia K. Adler Jack and Darby Ashelman Gerald O. Allen Norman and Marjorie* Allison Herbert Ascherman, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Ruth Balombin* Mrs. Louis W. Barany* D. Robert* and Kathleen L. Barber Jack Barnhart Margaret B. and Henry T.* Barratt Norma E. Battes Fred G. and Mary W. Behm Dr. Ronald and Diane Bell Bob Bellamy Joseph P. Bennett Miss Ila M. Berry Howard R. and Barbara Kaye Besser Dr.* and Mrs. Murray M. Bett Dr. Marie Bielefeld Mr. Raymond J. Billy Dr. and Mrs. Harold B. Bilsky Robert E. and Jean Bingham* Claudia Bjerre William P. Blair III Flora Blumenthal Mr. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Bolton Loretta and Jerome* Borstein Mr. and Mrs.* Otis H. Bowden II Ruth Turvy Bowman Drs. Christopher P. Brandt and Beth Brandt Sersig Mr. D. McGregor Brandt, Jr. David and Denise Brewster Richard F. Brezic* Robert W. Briggs Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Ronald and Isabelle Brown* Mr. and Mrs. Clark E. Bruner* Harvey and Penelope* Buchanan Rita W. Buchanan

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Joan and Gene Buehler Gretchen L. Burmeister Stanley and Honnie Busch Milan and Jeanne* Busta Mrs. Noah L. Butkin* Mr. and Mrs. William C. Butler Minna S. Buxbaum* Gregory and Karen Cada Jean S. Calhoun Harry and Marjorie M. Carlson Janice L. Carlson Dr. and Mrs. Roland D. Carlson Barbara A. Chambers, D.Ed. Ellen Wade Chinn* NancyBell Coe Ralph M. and Mardy R. Cohen Robert and Jeanâ&#x20AC;? Conrad Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Conway James P. and Catherine E. Conway Rudolph R. Cook The Honorable Colleen Conway Cooney John D. and Mary D.* Corry Dr.* and Mrs. Frederick S. Cross Martha Wood Cubberley Dr. William S. Cumming In Memory of Walter C. and Marion J. Curtis Mr. and Mrs. William W. Cushwa Howard Cutson Mr. and Mrs. Don C. Dangler Mr. and Mrs. Howard J. Danzinger Barbara Ann Davis Carol J. Davis Charles and Mary Ann Davis Mary Kay DeGrandis and Edward J. Donnelly Neeltje-Anne DeKoster Carolyn L. Dessin William R. Dew Mrs. Armand J. DiLellio James A. Dingus, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Distad Maureen A. Doerner and Geoffrey T. White Gerald and Ruth Dombcik Mr.* and Mrs. Roland W. Donnem Nancy and Richard Dotson Mrs. John Drollinger Drs. Paul M. and Renate H. Duchesneau

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George* and Becky Dunn Warren* and Zoann Dusenbury Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duvin Paul and Peggy Edenburn Robert and Anne Eiben Esther and Alfred M. Eich, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Elias* Roger B. Ellsworth Oliver and Mary Emerson Lois Marsh Epp Patricia Esposito Margaret S. Estill Dr. Wilma McVey Evans C. Gordon and Kathleen A. Ewers Patricia J. Factor Susan L. Faulder Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Fennell* Mrs. Mildred Fiening Gloria and Irving B. Fine R. Neil Fisher Jules and Lena Flock* Joan Alice Ford Dr. and Mrs.* William E. Forsythe Mr.* and Mrs. Ralph E. Fountain J. Gilbert and Eleanor M. Frey Arthur and Deanna Friedman Mr.* and Mrs. Edward H. Frost Dawn Full Henry S. Fusner Dr. Stephen and Nancy Gage Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie* Barbara and Peter Galvin Mr. and Mrs. Steven B. Garfunkel Donald* and Lois Gaynor Barbara P. Geismer Albert I. and Norma C. Geller Carl E. Gennett* John H.* and Ellen P. Gerber Frank and Louise Gerlak Dr. James E. Gibbs In Memory of Roger N. Gifford Dr. Anita P. Gilger* S. Bradley Gillaugh Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Ginn Fred and Holly Glock Ronald* and Carol Godes William H. Goff Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Goodman John and Ann Gosky Mrs. Joseph B. Govan*

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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y Elaine Harris Green Richard C. Gridley Nancy Hancock Griffith David E. and Jane J. Griffiths David G. Griffiths* Ms. Hetty Griffiths Margaret R. Griffiths* Bev and Bob Grimm Judd and Zetta Gross* Candy and Brent Grover Mrs. Jerome E. Grover* Thomas J. and Judith Fay Gruber Mr. and Mrs. David H. Gunning Mr. and Mrs. William E. Gunton Joseph E. Guttman* Mrs. John A Hadden Jr. Richard and Mary Louise Hahn James J. Hamilton Kathleen E. Hancock Douglas Peace Handyside* Holsey Gates Handyside Norman C. and Donna L. Harbert Mary Jane Hartwell William L.* and Lucille L. Hassler Peter and Gloria Hastings* Mrs. Henry Hatch (Robin Hitchcock) Virginia and George Havens Gary D. Helgesen Clyde J. Henry, Jr. Ms. M. Diane Henry Wayne and Prudence Heritage Rice Hershey* T. K. and Faye A. Heston Gretchen L. Hickok Mr. and Mrs. Daniel R. High Edwin R. and Mary C. Hill* Ruth Hirshman-von Baeyer* Mr.* and Mrs. D. Craig Hitchcock Bruce F. Hodgson Goldie Grace Hoffman* Mary V. Hoffman Feite F. Hofman MD Mrs. Barthold M. Holdstein Leonard* and Lee Ann Holstein Gertrude S. Hornung* Patience Cameron Hoskins Elizabeth Hosmer Dorothy Humel Hovorka Dr. Randal N. Huff Ann E. Humphreys and Jayne E. Sisson Karen S. Hunt Ruth F. Ihde Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan E. Ingersoll Pamela and Scott Isquick Mr. and Mrs.* Clifford J. Isroff Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Jack, Jr. Carol S. Jacobs Milton* and Jodith Janes

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Jerry and Martha Jarrett Nancy Kurfess Johnson, M.D. Paul and Lucille Jones* Mrs. R. Stanley Jones* David and Gloria Kahan Julian and Etole Kahan Drs. Julian* and Aileen Kassen Milton and Donna Katz Patricia and Walter* Kelley Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Malcolm E. Kenney Nancy H. Kiefer Charles M. and Janet G. Kimball* Mr. Kevin F. Kirkpatrick Mrs. Virginia Kirkpatrick James and Gay Kitson Julian H. and Emily W. Klein* Mary Elizabeth and G. Robert Klein* Thea Klestadt* Gilles and Malvina Klopman Martha D. Knight Mr. and Mrs. Robert Koch Vilma L. Kohn Elizabeth Davis Kondorossy* Mr. and Mrs. James G. Kotapish, Sr. LaVeda Kovar* Margery A. Kowalski Bruce G. Kriete* Mr. and Mrs. Gregory G. Kruszka Thomas and Barbara Kuby Eleanor and Stephen Kushnick Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre James I. Lader Mr. and Mrs. David A. Lambros Dr. Joan P. Lambros Mrs. Carolyn Lampl Mrs. Samuel H. Lamport Louis Lane Charles and Josephine Robson Leamy Fund Teela C. Lelyveld Mr. and Mrs. Roger J. Lerch Gerda Levine Dr. and Mrs. Howard Levine Bracy E. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Liederbach Ruth S. Link Dr. and Mrs. William K. Littman Jeff and Maggie Love Dr. Alan and Mrs. Min Cha Lubin Ann B. and Robert R. Lucas* Miss Anne M. Lukacovic Kate Lunsford Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Lynch Terry and Pat MacDonald Jerry Maddox Mrs. H. Stephen Madsen Alice D. Malone Mr. and Mrs. Donald Malpass, Jr.

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Lucille Harris Mann Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Clement P. Marion Mr. Wilbur J. Markstrom Dr. and Mrs. Sanford Marovitz Duane and Joan* Marsh Florence Marsh, Ph.D. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony M. Martincic Kathryn A. Mates Alexander and Marianna McAfee Nancy B. McCormack Mr. William C. McCoy Marguerite H. McGrath Dorothy R. McLean Jim* and Alice Mecredy James and Viginia Meil Mr. and Mrs.* Robert F. Meyerson Brenda Clark Mikota Christine Gitlin Miles Charles B. & Christine A. Miller Edith and Ted* Miller Mr. Leo Minter, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mitchell Robert L. Moncrief Beryl and Irv Moore Ann Jones Morgan Mr.* and Mrs. Stanley L. Morgan George and Carole Morris Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Morris Mr. and Mrs.* Donald W. Morrison Drs. Joan R. Mortimer and Edward A.* Mortimer, Jr. Florence B. Moss Susan B. Murphy Dr. and Mrs. Clyde L. Nash, Jr. Deborah L. Neale David and Judith Newell Russell H. Nyland* Charles K. Laszlo and Maureen Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neill-Laszlo Katherine T. Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neill Mr. and Mrs. John D. Ong Aurel Fowler-Ostendorf* Ronald J. Parks Nancy and W. Stuver Parry Mrs. John G. Pegg Mary Charlotte Peters Mr. and Mrs. Peter Pfouts* Janet K. Phillips* Florence KZ Pollack Victor and Louise Preslan* Mrs. Robert E. Price* Lois S.* and Stanley M. Proctor Leonard and Heddy Rabe M. Neal Rains Mr. George B. Ramsayer Joe L. and Alice* Randles Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Sr. LISTING CONTINUES

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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y Be forever a part of what the world is talking about! LISTING CONTINUED

Mrs. Theodore H. Rautenberg* Dr. Sandford Reichart* James and Donna Reid Mrs. Hyatt Reitman* Dr. Larry J.B.* and Barbara S. Robinson Dwight W. Robinson Margaret B. Babyak* and Phillip J. Roscoe Dr. Eugene and Mrs. Jacqueline Ross Helen Weil Ross* Marjorie A. Rott Howard and Laurel Rowen Professor Alan Miles Ruben and Judge Betty Willis Ruben Florence Brewster Rutter Mr. James L. Ryhal, Jr. Renee Sabreen Marjorie Bell Sachs Vernon Sackman Sarah J. Sager and William R. Joseph Sue Sahli Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Mr. Larry J. Santon Stanford and Jean B. Sarlson James Dalton Saunders Patricia J. Sawvel Ray and Kit Sawyer Morris and Alice Sayre In Memory of Hyman and Becky Schandler Robert Scherrer Sandra J. Schlub Ms. Marian Schluembach Robert and Betty Schmiermund Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Schneider Lynn A. Schreiber Jeanette L. Schroeder Carol* and Albert Schupp Mr. Frank Schultz Roslyn S. and Ralph M. Seed Nancy F. Seeley Edward Seely Meredith M. Seikel Russell Seitz Eric Sellen Andrea E. Senich Thomas and Ann Sepulveda B. Kathleen Shamp Jill Semko Shane David Shank Dr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Shapiro Norine W. Sharp Norma Gudin Shaw Elizabeth Carroll Shearer

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Dr. and Mrs. William C. Sheldon Frank * and Mary Ann Sheranko Kim Sherwin Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sherwin Reverend and Mrs. Malcolm K. Shields Rosalyn and George Sievila Mr. and Mrs. David L. Simon Dr.* and Mrs. John A. Sims Naomi G. and Edwin Z. Singer Lauretta Sinkosky H. Scott Sippel and Clark T. Kurtz Ellen J. Skinner Ralph* and Phyllis Skufca Janet Hickok Slade Alden D. and Ellen D.* Smith Margaret C. Smith* Mr.* and Mrs. Ward Smith M. Isabel Smith* Nathan Snader* Sterling A.* and Verdabelle Spaulding Sue Starrett and Jerry Smith Barbara J. Stanford and Vincent T. Lombardo Lois and Thomas Stauffer Willard D. Steck* Dr. Myron Bud and Helene* Stern Merle Stern Mr. and Mrs. John M. Stickney Nora and Harrison Stine* Mr. and Mrs. Stanley M. Stone Mr. and Mrs. James P. Storer Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. String The Irving Sunshine Family Mr.* and Mrs. Herbert J. Swanson In Memory of Marjory Swartzbaugh Lewis Swingley* Lorraine S. Szabo Norman V. Tagliaferri Susan* and Andrew Talton Frank E. Taplin, Jr.* Charles H. Teare and Clifford K.* Kern Mr. Ronald E. Teare Pauline Thesmacher* Dr. and Mrs. Friedrich Thiel Mrs. William D. Tibbetts* Mr. and Mrs. William M. Toneff Alleyne C. Toppin Janice and Leonard Tower Dorothy Ann Turick Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Urban Robert and Marti Vagi Robert A. Valente Mary Louise and Don VanDyke Elliot Veinerman*

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Nicholas J. Velloney* Steven Vivarronda Pat and Walt* Wahlen Mrs. Clare R. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Russell Warren Charles D. Waters* Etta Ruth Weigl Lucile Weingartner Eunice Podis Weiskopf* Max W. Wendel William Wendling and Lynne Woodman Marilyn J. White Alan H. and Marilyn M. Wilde Elizabeth L. Wilkinson* Helen Sue* and Meredith Williams Carter and Genevieve Wilmot Miriam L. and Tyrus W.* Wilson Mr. Milton Wolfson* and Mrs. Miriam Shuler-Wolfson Nancy L. Wolpe Mrs. Alfred C. Woodcock Mr. and Mrs.* Donald Woodcock Dr. and Mrs. Henry F. Woodruff Marilyn L. Wozniak Nancy R. Wurzel Michael and Diane Wyatt Mary Yee Libby Yunger Dr. Norman Zaworski William L. and Joan H. Ziegler Carmela Catalano Zoltoski Roy J. Zook*

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The lotus blossom is the symbol of the Heritage Society. It represents eternal life and recognizes the permanent benefits of legacy gifts to The Cleveland Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s endowment. Said to be Elisabeth Severanceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s favorite flower, the lotus is found as a decorative motif in nearly every public area of Severance Hall.

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Meet the Musicians Cleveland Orchestra musicians participate in a variety of community and education activities beyond the weekly orchestral concerts at Severance Hall. These activities include masterclasses and recitals, PNC Musical Rainbows, the Learning Through Music school partnership program, and coaching the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra. PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROGER MASTROIANNI

RICHARD WEISS

cello BORN: Los Angeles ROLE MODEL: Cellist Leonard Rose. ON MY MP3 PLAYER: Yo-Yo Ma’s Soul of the

Tango, and beginning Spanish lessons. CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA HIGHLIGHT:

First appearance as concerto soloist, and then years later playing in the cello section as my student Alisa Weilerstein was soloist in the same piece. FREE TIME: Horseback riding, reading. BIG DREAM: To ride a horse as well as I play the cello. FAVORITE ORCHESTRAL WORK: Currently, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings.

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BORN: Portland, Oregon ON MY MP3 PLAYER: I don’t own an MP3

player; on my stereo or radio, I listen to all types of music, from classical to jazz to bluegrass and beyond. ROLE MODEL: Jane Goodall, chimpanzee expert and environmental ambassador. FREE TIME: Hiking, gardening, good food, good friends, playing chamber music. BIG DREAM: Resurrection of good public education; big music and arts programs in all the schools.

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BORN: Eau Claire, Wisconsin ON MY MP3 PLAYER: It’s filled with sym-

phonic, opera, chamber, and solo music. ROLE MODELS: Janos Starker

and Herbert Blomstedt. BIG DREAM: To record an extensive

cross-section of the cello literature. WHY A MUSICIAN: I was born into a family of musicians and didn’t know any better. FREE TIME: Reading, dining, movies, basketball. FAVORITE ORCHESTRAL WORK: Too many to choose from.

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The Cleveland Orchestra Center for Future Audiences T H E C L E V E L A N D O R C H E S T R A ’s Center for Future Audiences was estab-

lished to fund programs to develop new generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio. The Center was created in 2010 with a $20 million lead endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation. Center-funded programs focus on addressing economic and geographic barriers to attending Cleveland Orchestra concerts at Severance Hall and Blossom Music Center. Programs include research, introductory offers, targeted discounts, student ticket programs, and integrated use of new technologies. The goal is to create one of the youngest audiences of any symphony orchestra in the country. For additional information about these plans and programs, call us at 216-231-7464.

ENDOWED FUNDS

Maltz Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Cutler

For information about contributing to this major endowment initiative, please contact the Orchestra’s Philanthropy & Advancement Department by calling Jon Limbacher, Chief Development Officer, at 216-231-7520.

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Endowed Funds

funds established as of September 2012

Generous contributions to the endowment have been made to support specific artistic initiatives, education and community programming and performances, facilities maintenance costs, touring and residencies, and more. Named funds can be established with new gifts of $250,000 or more. For information about making your own endowment gift to the Orchestra, please call 216-231-7438.

ARTISTIC endowed funds support a variety of programmatic initiatives ranging from guest artists and radio broadcasts to the all-volunteer Cleveland Orchestra Chorus. Artistic Collaboration

American Conductors Fund

Keithley Fund

Douglas Peace Handyside Holsey Gates Handyside

Artist-in-Residence

Severance Hall Guest Conductors

Malcolm E. Kenney

Young Composers Jan R. and Daniel R. Lewis

Friday Morning Concerts Mary E. and F. Joseph Callahan Foundation

International Touring Frances Elizabeth Wilkinson

Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Jerome and Shirley Grover Meacham Hitchcock and Family

Concert Previews Dorothy Humel Hovorka

Radio Broadcasts Robert and Jean Conrad

Unrestricted William P. Blair III Fund for Orchestral Excellence John P. Bergren and Sarah S. Evans Margaret Fulton-Mueller Fund Virginia M. and Jon A. Lindseth

Roger and Anne Clapp James and Donna Reid

Cleveland Orchestra Soloists Julia and Larry Pollock Family Fund

Guest Artists The Eleanore T. and Joseph E. Adams Fund Mrs. Warren H. Corning The Gerhard Foundation Margaret R. Griffiths Trust The Virginia M. and Newman T. Halvorson Fund The Hershey Foundation The Humel Hovorka Fund Kulas Foundation The Payne Fund Elizabeth Dorothy Robson Dr. and Mrs. Sam I. Sato The Julia Severance Millikin Fund The Sherwick Fund Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sherwin Sterling A. Spaulding Mr. and Mrs. James P. Storer Mrs. Paul D. Wurzburger

CENTER FOR FUTURE AUDIENCES â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Cleveland Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center for Future Audiences, created with a lead gift from the Maltz Family Foundation, was established to develop new generations of audiences for The Cleveland Orchestra. Center for Future Audiences Maltz Family Foundation

Student Audiences Alexander and Sarah Cutler Fund

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Endowed Funds continued from previous page EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY endowed funds help support programs that deepen connections to symphonic music at every age and stage of life, including training, performances, and classroom resources for thousands of students and adults each year. Education Programs Anonymous, in memory of Georg Solti Hope and Stanley I. Adelstein Kathleen L. Barber Isabelle and Ronald Brown Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Alice B. Cull Memorial Frank and Margaret Hyncik Junior Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Mr. and Mrs. David T. Morgenthaler John and Sally Morley Education Fund The William N. Skirball Endowment

Education Concerts Week The Max Ratner Education Fund, given by the Ratner, Miller, and Shafran families and by Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

In-School Performances Alfred M. Lerner Fund

Classroom Resources Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra The George Gund Foundation Christine Gitlin Miles, in honor of Jahja Ling Jules and Ruth Vinney Touring Fund

Musical Rainbows Pysht Fund

Community Programming Machaskee Fund

SEVERANCE HALL endowed funds support maintenance of keyboard instruments and the facilities of the Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s concert home, Severance Hall: Keyboard Maintenance William R. Dew The Frederick W. and Janet P. Dorn Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Vincent K. and Edith H. Smith Memorial Trust

Organ D. Robert and Kathleen L. Barber Arlene and Arthur Holden Kulas Foundation Descendants of D.Z. Norton Oglebay Norton Foundation

Severance Hall Preservation Severance family and friends

BLOSSOM MUSIC CENTER and BLOSSOM FESTIVAL endowed funds support the Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s summer performances and maintenance of Blossom Music Center. Blossom Festival Guest Artist Dr. and Mrs. Murray M. Bett The Hershey Foundation The Payne Fund Mr. and Mrs. William C. Zekan

Landscaping and Maintenance The Bingham Foundation Emily Blossom family members and friends The GAR Foundation John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Blossom Festival Family Concerts David E. and Jane J. Griffiths

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The Cleveland Orchestra’s excellence is a reflection of the musicians who are a part of it and the people who support it. Cleveland has created and sustained a great orchestra because of people who are passionate about quality. Excellence begins with the community — and we are privileged to be a part of the best community in the world.

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—Franz Welser-Möst


Ring in the Season with a BW Conservatory Concert

BW Men’s Chorus and Mr. Sun’s Echo Holiday Concert Sat., Dec. 8, 3 and 8 p.m. Frank Bianchi, conductor Performing holiday favorites along with candlelight processional, soloists, organ, brass ensemble and audience sing-along $10 general admission; $15 reserved seating Call 440-826-2365

Conservatory Holiday Concert Sun., Dec. 9, 2 and 5 p.m. Conservatory ensembles present music of the season in this popular annual event. Tickets: $10 for adults, $2 for students Call 440-826-8070 Both concerts will be held in Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building, 96 Front St., Berea

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Tickets are $45 each. Ohio Theatre 6:00 PM

Call for tickets at 216.241.1919 www.townhallofcleveland.org

www.bw.edu/conservatory t music@bw.edu 1-866-BW-MUSIC t 440-826-2368 Baldwin Wallace University does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, age, disability, national origin,gender genderor orsexual sexualorientation orientationin inthe theadministration administrationof ofany anypolicies policiesor orprograms. programs.

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Corporate Support The Cleveland Orchestra gratefully acknowledges and salutes these corporations for their generous support toward the Orchestra’s Annual Fund, benefit events, tours and residencies, and special projects.

Cumulative Giving

Annual Support

JOHN L. SEVERANCE SOCIETY KeyBank

The Partners in Excellence program salutes companies with annual contributions of $100,000 and more, exemplifying leadership and commitment to artistic excellence at the highest level.

$1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $300,000 AND MORE

$5 MILLION AND MORE

Baker Hostetler Bank of America Eaton Corporation FirstEnergy Foundation Forest City Enterprises, Inc. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company The Lubrizol Corporation / The Lubrizol Foundation Merrill Lynch NACCO Industries, Inc. Parker Hannifin Corporation The Plain Dealer PNC Bank PolyOne Corporation Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich (Europe) The Sage Cleveland Foundation The J. M. Smucker Company The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in cumulative giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. Listing as of September 2012.

gifts of $2,500 or more during the past year, as of September 10, 2012

KeyBank The Lubrizol Corporation NACCO Industries, Inc. The J. M. Smucker Company PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $200,000 TO $299,999

Baker Hostetler Eaton Corporation Forest City Enterprises, Inc. PNC PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $100,000 TO $199,999

Google, Inc. Medical Mutual of Ohio Parker Hannifin Corporation $50,000

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Exile LLC Jones Day Quality Electrodynamics (QED) Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich (Europe) The Sage Cleveland Foundation $25,000 TO $49,999 Bank of America Dix & Eaton Giant Eagle Northern Trust Bank of Florida (Miami) Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. The Plain Dealer RPM International Inc. Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (US) LLP Thompson Hine LLP

$2,500 TO $24,999 Akron Tool & Die Company AkronLife Magazine American Fireworks, Inc. American Greetings Corporation BDI Brouse McDowell Conn-Selmer, Inc. Eileen M. Burkhart & Co LLC Buyers Products Company Cedar Brook Financial Partners, LLC The Cleveland Wire Cloth & Mfg. Co.

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The Cliffs Foundation Community Behavioral Health Center Consolidated Graphics Group, Inc. Dealer Tire LLC Dollar Bank Dominion Foundation Ernst & Young LLP Evarts-Tremaine-Flicker Company Feldman Gale, P.A. (Miami) Ferro Corporation FirstMerit Bank Frantz Ward LLP Gallagher Benefit Services Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Great Lakes Brewing Company Gross Builders Hahn Loeser + Parks LLP Houck Anderson P.A. (Miami) Hunton & Williams, LLP (Miami) The Lincoln Electric Foundation Littler Mendelson, P.C. C. A. Litzler Co., Inc. Live Publishing Company Macy’s Miba AG (Europe) MTD Products, Inc. Nordson Corporation North Coast Container Corp. Northern Haserot Oatey Co. Ohio CAT Olympic Steel, Inc. Oswald Companies PolyOne Corporation The Prince & Izant Company Richey Industries, Inc. Satch Logistics LLC SEMAG Holding GmbH (Europe) The Sherwin-Williams Company Stern Advertising Agency Swagelok Company TriMark S.S. Kemp Trionix Research Laboratory, Inc. Tucker Ellis United Automobile Insurance Company (Miami) Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A. (Miami) Ricky & Sarit Warman — Papa John’s Pizza (Miami) WCLV Foundation Westlake Reed Leskosky The Avedis Zildjian Company Anonymous (3)

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Foundation & Government Support The Cleveland Orchestra gratefully acknowledges and salutes these Foundations and Government agencies for their generous support toward the Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Annual Fund, benefit events, tours and residencies, and special projects.

Cumulative Giving

Annual Support

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$1 MILLION AND MORE

$10 MILLION AND MORE

The Cleveland Foundation Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Kulas Foundation Maltz Family Foundation State of Ohio Ohio Arts Council The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation $5 MILLION TO $10 MILLION

John P. Murphy Foundation $1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation GAR Foundation The George Gund Foundation The Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Knight Foundation (Cleveland, Miami) Andrew W. Mellon Foundation David and Inez Myers Foundation National Endowment for the Arts The Payne Fund The Reinberger Foundation The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in cumulative giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. Listing as of September 2012.

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gifts of $2,000 or more during the past year, as of September 10, 2012

The Cleveland Foundation Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation $250,000 TO $499,000

Kulas Foundation Andrew W. Mellon Foundation The Miami Foundation, from a fund established by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (Miami) John P. Murphy Foundation David and Inez Myers Foundation Ohio Arts Council $100,000 TO $249,999

Sidney E. Frank Foundation GAR Foundation The George Gund Foundation John S. and James L. Knight Foundation $50,000 TO $99,999

The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation The Mandel Foundation Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of The Cleveland Foundation Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund The Payne Fund Surdna Foundation $20,000 TO $49,999 The Abington Foundation Akron Community Foundation The Helen C. Cole Charitable Trust The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation The Gerhard Foundation, Inc. Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The Nonneman Family Foundation The Nord Family Foundation Peacock Foundation, Inc. (Miami) The Sisler McFawn Foundation

$2,000 TO $19,999 Ayco Charitable Foundation The Ruth and Elmer Babin Foundation The Bernheimer Family Fund of the Cleveland Foundation Bicknell Fund The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation The Collacott Foundation Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros Charitable Trust Elisha-Bolton Foundation Fisher-Renkert Foundation The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation Funding Arts Network (Miami) The Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust The Hankins Foundation The Muna and Basem Hishmeh Foundation Richard H. Holzer Memorial Foundation The Kangesser Foundation The Kridler Family Fund of The Columbus Foundation The Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation The Laub Foundation Victor C. Laughlin, M.D. Memorial Foundation Trust The G. R. Lincoln Family Foundation Laura R. & Lucian Q. Moffitt Foundation National Endowment for the Arts Paintstone Foundation The Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Memorial Foundation The Leighton A. Rosenthal Family Foundation SCH Foundation Albert G. & Olive H. Schlink Foundation Jean C. Schroeder Foundation The Sherwick Fund Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation The South Waite Foundation The Taylor-Winfield Foundation The George Garretson Wade Charitable Trust The S. K. Wellman Foundation The Welty Family Foundation Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust The Edward & Ruth Wilkof Foundation The Wuliger Foundation Anonymous (2)

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Individual Support The Cleveland Orchestra and Musical Arts Association gratefully recognize the individuals listed here, who have provided generous gifts of cash or pledges of $2,500 or more to the Annual Fund, benefit events, tours and residencies, and special annual donations.

Lifetime Giving

Annual Support

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gifts during the past year, as of September 10, 2012 INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $500,000 AND MORE

$10 MILLION AND MORE

Daniel R. and Jan R. Lewis (Miami, Cleveland)

Daniel R. and Jan R. Lewis (Miami) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $200,000 TO $499,999

$5 MILLION TO $10 MILLION

Irma and Norman Braman (Miami) Francie and David Horvitz (Miami) The Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Susan Miller (Miami) Ms. Ginger Warner (Cleveland, Miami)

Mr. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Cutler Mrs. Norma Lerner and The Lerner Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Ratner Anonymous

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $100,000 TO $199,999

$1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

Irma and Norman Braman (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Callahan Mrs. Anne M. Clapp Mr. George Gund III Francie and David Horvitz (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Horvitz Mr. James D. Ireland III The Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Keithley Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre Susan Miller (Miami) Sally S. and John C. Morley The Family of D. Z. Norton The Honorable and Mrs. John Doyle Ong Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. Charles and Ilana Horowitz Ratner James and Donna Reid Barbara S. Robinson Anonymous (2) The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in lifetime giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. As of September 2012.

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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Keithley Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Kloiber (Europe) Mrs. Norma Lerner Peter B. Lewis and Janet Rosel (Miami) Mr.* and Mrs. Herbert McBride Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Ratner INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $75,000 TO $99,999

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Kern The Honorable and Mrs. John Doyle Ong Janet and Richard Yulman (Miami) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $50,000 TO $74,999

Sheldon and Florence Anderson (Miami) Mr. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Cutler Hector D. Fortun (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Horvitz James D. Ireland III Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre

Leadership Council The Leadership Council salutes those extraordinary donors who have pledged to sustain their annual giving at the highest level for three years or more. Leadership Council donors are recognized in these Annual Support listings with the Leadership Council symbol next to their name:

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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $20,000 TO $24,999

R. Kirk Landon and Pamela Garrison (Miami) Mr. Randy Lerner Toby Devan Lewis Ms. Beth E. Mooney Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. James and Donna Reid Barbara S. Robinson David A. and Barbara Wolfort Anonymous INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $30,000 TO $49,999

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Bell (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Wolfgang Berndt (Europe) Blossom Women’s Committee Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Bolton The Brown and Kunze Foundation Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Glenn R. Brown Robert and Jean* Conrad Do Unto Others Trust (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Gund George Gund Trevor and Jennie Jones Giuliana C. and John D. Koch Foundation (Cleveland, Miami) Dr. Vilma L. Kohn Mr. and Mrs. S. Lee Kohrman Charlotte R. Kramer Ms. Nancy W. McCann Sally S. and John C. Morley Julia and Larry Pollock Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Sr. Brian and Patricia Ratner Charles and Ilana Horowitz Ratner Luci and Ralph* Schey Mary M. Spencer (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Franz Welser-Möst INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $25,000 TO $29,999

Mr. William P. Blair III Margaret Fulton-Mueller Dr. and Mrs. Hiroyuki Fujita Elizabeth B. Juliano Dr. and Mrs. David Leshner Mr. and Mrs. Jon A. Lindseth Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Lozick Mrs. Jane B. Nord Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ratner Hewitt and Paula Shaw Richard and Nancy Sneed Junior Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Paul and Suzanne Westlake

Gay Cull Addicott Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Jill and Paul Clark Bruce and Beth Dyer Esther L. and Alfred M. Eich, Jr. Andrew and Judy Green Gary Hanson and Barbara Klante Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hoeschler Richard and Erica Horvitz (Cleveland, Miami) Mrs. Marguerite B. Humphrey William J. and Katherine T. O’Neil Dr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Ross Steven and Ellen Ross Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Marc and Rennie Saltzberg Raymond T. and Katherine S. Sawyer Dr. and Mrs. Neil Sethi R. Thomas and Meg Harris Stanton Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stelling (Europe) Anonymous gift from Switzerland (Europe) Anonymous INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $15,000 TO $19,999

Randall and Virginia Barbato Jayusia and Alan Bernstein (Miami) Scott Chaikin and Mary Beth Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Peter O. Dahlen George* and Becky Dunn Colleen and Richard Fain (Miami) Jeffrey and Susan Feldman Mr. Allen H. Ford Richard and Ann Gridley Mrs. John A Hadden Jr. Jack Harley and Judy Ernest Mary and Jon Heider (Cleveland, Miami) Tati and Ezra Katz (Miami) Jonathan and Tina Kislak (Miami) Robert M. Maloney and Laura Goyanes Mr. Thomas F. McKee Miba AG (Europe) Lucia S. Nash Mr. Gary A. Oatey Brian and Patricia Ratner David and Harriet Simon Mr. Joseph F. Tetlak Rick, Margarita and Steven Tonkinson (Miami) LNE Group — Lee Weingart (Europe) Anonymous INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $12,500 TO $14,999

Mr. and Mrs. David J. Carpenter Judith and George W. Diehl Joyce and Ab* Glickman Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Healy Mrs. David Seidenfeld Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Umdasch (Europe) listings continue

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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $10,000 TO $12,499

Tim and Linda Koelz Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Mr. and Mrs. Arch J. McCartney Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Meisel Edith and Ted* Miller Mrs. Sydell L. Miller The Estate of Walter N. Mirapaul Elisabeth and Karlheinz Muhr (Europe) Brian and Cindy Murphy Mr. and Mrs. William M. Osborne, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. George M. Rose Mr. and Mrs. David A. Ruckman Mr. Larry J. Santon Dr. E. Karl and Lisa Schneider Rachel R. Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Oliver E. Seikel Mr. Eric Sellen and Mr. Ron Seidman Kim Sherwin Mr. and Mrs. Steven Spilman Lois and Tom Stauffer Mrs. Blythe Sundberg Dr. Russell A. Trusso Tom and Shirley Waltermire Mr. Gary L. Wasserman and Mr. Charles A. Kashner (Miami) The Wells Family Foundation, Inc. Anonymous

Mr. and Mrs. George N. Aronoff Marsha and Brian Bilzin (Miami) Dr. Christopher P. Brandt and Dr. Beth Sersig Mr. D. McGregor Brandt, Jr. Augustine* and Grace Caliguire Mr. and Mrs. R. Bruce Campbell Richard J. and Joanne Clark Martha and Bruce Clinton (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. William E. Conway Mrs. Barbara Cook Bruce Coppock and Lucia P. May (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Matthew V. Crawford Mr. Peter and Mrs. Julie Cummings (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Duvin Mike S. and Margaret Eidson (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Ellis Jr. Ms. Dawn M. Full Francisco A. Garcia and Elizabeth Pearson (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Garrett Albert I. and Norma C. Geller Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Gillespie Robert K. Gudbranson and Joon-Li Kim Jeffrey and Stacie Halpern Sondra and Steve Hardis David and Nancy Hooker Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Hyland Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Jack, Jr. Janet and Gerald Kelfer (Miami) Mrs. Elizabeth R. Koch

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $7,500 TO $9,999

Crescendo

Annual Campaign Patrons

Barbara Robinson, chair Robert Gudbranson, vice chair Gay Cull Addicott William W. Baker Ronald H. Bell Henry C. Doll Judy Ernest Nicki Gudbranson Jack Harley

Iris Harvie Brinton L. Hyde Randall N. Huff Elizabeth Kelley David C. Lamb Raymond T. Sawyer

Ongoing annual support gifts are a critical component toward sustaining The Cleveland Orchestra’s economic health. Ticket revenues provide only a small portion of the funding needed to support the Orchestra’s outstanding performances, educational activities, and community projects. The Crescendo Patron Program recognizes generous donors of $2,500 or more to the Orchestra’s Annual Campaign. For more information on the benefits of playing a supporting role each year, please contact Hayden Howland, Manager of Leadership Giving, by calling 216-231-7545.

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Laurel Blossom Dr. and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey Dr. Thomas Brugger and Dr. Sandra Russ Ellen E. & Victor J. Cohn Supporting Foundation Mr. Owen and Mrs. Victoria Colligan Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Davis Henry and Mary Doll Nancy and Richard Dotson Kathleen E. Hancock Mary Jane Hartwell Iris and Tom Harvie Mrs. Sandra L. Haslinger Pamela and Scott Isquick Allan V. Johnson Judith and Morton Q. Levin Mr. Jeff Litwiller Mrs. Robert H. Martindale Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McGowan Mr. Donald W. Morrison Pannonius Foundation Douglas and Noreen Powers Rosskamm Family Trust Patricia J. Sawvel Carol and Albert Schupp Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Seltzer Naomi G. and Edwin Z. Singer Family Fund Mrs. Gretchen D. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Strang, Jr. Bruce and Virginia Taylor Sandy and Ted Wiese Anonymous (2) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $5,000 TO $7,499

Susan S. Angell Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Augustus Mr. and Mrs. Dean Barry Mr. Jon Batchelor (Miami)

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Fred G. and Mary W. Behm Dr. and Mrs. Nathan A. Berger Mr. William Berger Dr.* and Mrs.* Norman E. Berman Dr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Blackstone Paul and Marilyn* Brentlinger Mr. Robert W. Briggs Frank and Leslie Buck Mr. and Mrs. William C. Butler Ms. Maria Cashy Drs. Wuu-Shung and Amy Chuang Dr. William & Dottie Clark Mrs. Lester E. Coleman Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Conway Corinne L. Dodero Foundation for the Arts and Sciences Mrs. Barbara Ann Davis Ms. Nancy J. Davis (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Terry C. Z. Egger Dr. and Mrs. Robert Elston Mary and Oliver Emerson Dr. D. Roy and Diane A. Ferguson Christopher Findlater (Miami) Mr. David J. Golden Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Goodman Mr. and Mrs. Randall J. Gordon Harry and Joyce Graham Mr. Paul Greig David and Robin Gunning Clark Harvey and Holly Selvaggi In memory of Philip J. Hastings Henry R. Hatch and Robin Hitchcock Hatch Robin Hitchcock Hatch Barbara Hawley and David Goodman Janet D. Heil* Anita and William Heller T. K. and Faye A. Heston Amy and Stephen Hoffman Joan and Leonard Horvitz Bob and Edith Hudson (Miami) Mr. James J. Hummer Mr. and Mrs. Brinton L. Hyde Rudolf D. and Joan T. Kamper Andrew and Katherine Kartalis Milton and Donna* Katz Dr. and Mrs. William S. Kiser Mrs. Justin Krent Mr. James and Mrs. Patricia Krohngold Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Kuhn Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Lafave, Jr. David C. Lamb

Shirley and William Lehman (Miami) Mr.* and Mrs. Leo Leiden Mrs. Emma S. Lincoln Heather and Irwin Lowenstein Mr. and Mrs. Alex Machaskee Mr. and Mrs.* Robert P. Madison Ms. Jennifer R. Malkin Mr. and Mrs. Morton L. Mandel Alan Markowitz M.D. and Cathy Pollard Alexander and Marianna C.* McAfee Claudia Metz and Thomas Woodworth Drs. Terry E. and Sara S. Miller Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mitchell Ann Jones Morgan Robert Moss (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Myers Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Newman Richard and Kathleen Nord Mr. Henry Ott-Hansen Mr. J. William and Dr. Suzanne Palmer Claudia and Steven Perles (Miami) Nan and Bob Pfeifer Dr. and Mrs. John N. Posch Lois S.* and Stanley M. Proctor Ms. Rosella Puskas Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Quintrell Drs. Raymond R. Rackley and Carmen M. Fonseca Mr. and Mrs. Roger F. Rankin Paul A. and Anastacia L. Rose Dr. Tom D. Rose Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Ruhl David M. and Betty Schneider Linda B. Schneider Larry and Sally Sears Mrs. Frances G. Shoolroy Marjorie B. Shorrock Laura and Alvin A. Siegal David Kane Smith Jim and Myrna Spira George and Mary Stark Charles B. and Rosalyn Stuzin (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Teel, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thornton Mr.* and Mrs. Robert N. Trombly Don and Mary Louise Van Dyke Bill Appert and Chris Wallace (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Watkins Dr. and Mrs. Leslie T. Webster, Jr. Dr. Edward L. and Mrs. Suzanne Westbrook Tom and Betsy Wheeler Charles Winans Anonymous (7)

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $3,500 TO $4,999

Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Agamanolis Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Baker Ms. Delphine Barrett Mr.* and Mrs. Russell Bearss Mr. and Mrs. Jules Belkin Dr. Ronald and Diane Bell Suzanne and Jim Blaser Dr. Ben H. and Julia Brouhard Dr. and Mrs. William E. Cappaert Ms. Mary E. Chilcote Drs. Mark Cohen and Miriam Vishny

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Diane Lynn Collier Marjorie Dickard Comella Pete and Margaret Dobbins Peter and Kathryn Eloff Mr. Brian L. Ewart and Mr. William McHenry Mrs. Joan Getz (Miami) Robert N. and Nicki N. Gudbranson Mr. Robert D. Hart Matthew D. Healy and Richard S. Agnes Hazel Helgesen and Gary D. Helgesen

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Mr. David and Mrs. Dianne Hunt Dr. and Mrs. Scott R. Inkley Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Janus Helen and Erik Jensen Joela Jones and Richard Weiss Dr. Gilles and Mrs. Malvina Klopman Dr. James and Mrs. Margaret Kreiner Ronald and Barbara Leirvik Mr. and Mrs. Irvin A. Leonard listings continue

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Mr. Lawrence B. and Christine H. Levey Dr. Alan and Mrs. Joni Lichtin Anne R. and Kenneth E. Love Robert and LaVerne Lugibihl Elsie and Byron Lutman Joel and Mary Ann Makee Martin and Lois Marcus Susan and Reimer Mellin Dr.* and Mrs. Hermann Menges, Jr. Dr. Susan M. Merzweiler Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Osenar Mrs. Ingrid Petrus Mr. and Mrs. John S. Piety Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Pogue In memory of Henry Pollak William and Gwen Preucil Dr. Robert W. Reynolds

Mrs. Charles Ritchie Amy and Ken Rogat Fred Rzepka and Anne Rzepka Family Foundation Bob and Ellie Scheuer Ms. Freda Seavert Charles Seitz (Miami) Ginger and Larry Shane Mr. Richard Shirey Dr. Marvin and Mimi Sobel Mr. and Mrs. William E. Spatz Howard Stark M.D. and Rene Rodriguez (Miami) Mrs. Barbara Stiefel (Miami) Dr. Elizabeth Swenson Ms. Lorraine S. Szabo Mr. and Mrs. Leonard K. Tower

Robert and Marti Vagi Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Weigand Mr. Peter and Mrs. Laurie Weinberger Robert C. Weppler Nancy V. and Robert L. Wilcox Ms. Rosina Horvath

Mr. George and Mrs. Beth Downes Ms. Mary Lynn Durham George* and Mary Eaton David and Margaret Ewart Harry and Ann Farmer Carl and Amy Fischer Scott Foerster, Foerster and Bohnert Joan Alice Ford Mrs. Amasa B. Ford Mr. Monte Friedkin (Miami) Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes (Miami) Arthur L. Fullmer Peggy and David* Fullmer Richard L. Furry Jeanne Gallagher Barbara and Peter Galvin Joy E. Garapic Mrs. Georgia T. Garner Barbara P. Geismer* Mr. Wilbert C. Geiss, Sr. Dr. Kevin and Angela Geraci Anne and Walter Ginn Mr. and Mrs. David Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. David A. Goldfinger Dr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Gould Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Graf Nancy Green (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Brent R. Grover The Thomas J. and Judith Fay Gruber Charitable Foundation Nancy and James Grunzweig Mr. Davin and Mrs. Jo Ann Gustafson Dr. Phillip M. and Mrs. Mary Hall Norman C. and Donna L. Harbert Mr. and Mrs. George B. P. Haskell Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Herschman Mr. Robert T. Hexter Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hinnes Mr. and Mrs. Edmond H. Hohertz Thomas and Mary Holmes Dr. Keith A. and Mrs. Kathleen M. Hoover Mark and Ruth Houck (Miami)

Dr. Randal N. Huff and Ms. Paulette Beech Ms. Charlotte L. Hughes Ms. Luan K. Hutchinson Ruth F. Ihde Dr. Michael and Mrs. Deborah Joyce Barbara and Michael J. Kaplan Dr. and Mrs. Richard S. Kaufman Rev. William C. Keene Mr. Karl W. Keller Elizabeth Kelley Angela Kelsey and Michael Zealy (Miami) The Kendis Family Trust Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Mr. James Kish Natalie Kittredge Fred and Judith Klotzman Ellen Brad and Bart Kovac Dr. Ronald H. Krasney and Ms. Sherry* Latimer Mr. Donald N. Krosin Mr. and Mrs. S. Ernest Kulp Mrs. Carolyn Lampl Mr. and Mrs. Israel Lapciuc Kenneth M. Lapine Anthony T. and Patricia A. Lauria Mr. Jin-Woo Lee Michael and Lois A. Lemr Dr. Edith Lerner Dr. Stephen B. and Mrs. Lillian S. Levine Robert G. Levy Mr. Jon E. Limbacher and Patricia J. Limbacher Isabelle and Sidney* Lobe Holly and Donald Loftus Martha Klein Lottman Mary Loud Marianne Luedeking (Miami) Herbert L. and Rhonda Marcus Dr. and Mrs. Sanford E. Marovitz David and Elizabeth Marsh

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $2,500 TO $3,499

Ms. Nancy A. Adams Stanley I. and Hope S. Adelstein Norman and Rosalyn Adler Family Philanthropic Fund Mr. Gerald O. Allen Norman and Helen Allison Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Amsdell Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey R. Appelbaum Mr. and Mrs. Stanley H. Arkin (Miami) Geraldine and Joseph Babin Mr. Roger G. Berk Kerrin and Peter Bermont (Miami) Barbara and Sheldon Berns Julia & David Bianchi (Cleveland, Miami) Carmen Bishopric (Miami) Bill and Zeda Blau Mr. Doug Bletcher Mr. and Mrs. Dennis A. Block John and Anne Bourassa Lisa and Ron Boyko Mrs. Ezra Bryan Ms. Mary R. Bynum and Mr. J. Philip Calabrese Mrs. Millie L. Carlson Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Carpenter Leigh and Mary* Carter Mr. and Mrs. James B. Chaney Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Chapnick Ms. Suzan Cheng Dr. and Mrs. Chris Chengelis Mr. and Mrs. Homer D. W. Chisholm Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Clark Mr. and Mrs. David J. Cook Dr. Dale and Susan Cowan Mrs. Frederick F. Dannemiller Charles and Fanny Dascal (Miami) Jeffrey and Eileen Davis Mrs. Lois Joan Davis Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Distad Ms. Maureen A. Doerner and Mr. Geoffrey T. White

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Mr. and Mrs.* Duane J. Marsh Mrs. Meredith T. Marshall Dr. Ernest and Mrs. Marian Marsolais Mr. Julien L. McCall Jim and Diana McCool William and Eleanor McCoy Stephen and Barbara Messner Mr. Stephen P. Metzler Mr. and Mrs. Roger Michelson (Miami) MindCrafted Systems Mr. Raymond M. Murphy Joan Katz Napoli and August Napoli Richard B. and Jane E. Nash Mr. David and Mrs. Judith Newell Mort and Milly Nyman (Miami) Richard and Jolene O’Callaghan Nedra and Mark Oren (Miami) James P. Ostryniec (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Paddock Deborah and Zachary Paris Dr. Lewis and Janice B. Patterson Dr. Roland S. Philip and Dr. Linda M. Sandhaus Dr. Marc and Mrs. Carol Pohl Mr. Richard and Mrs. Jenny Proeschel K. Pudelski Ms. C. A. Reagan Alfonso Conrado Rey (Miami) David and Gloria Richards Michael Forde Ripich Dr. Barbara Risius Carol Rolf and Steven Adler Dr. and Mrs. Michael Rosenberg (Miami) Michael and Roberta Rusek Mrs. Florence Brewster Rutter Dr. Harry S. and Rita K. Rzepka Nathan N. and Esther Rzepka Family Philanthropic Fund Dr. and Mrs. Martin I. Saltzman Ms. Patricia E. Say Mr. Paul H. Scarbrough Mr. James Schutte Dr. John Sedor and Ms. Geralyn Presti Lee G. and Jane Seidman Drs. Daniel and Ximena Sessler Harry and Ilene Shapiro Norine W. Sharp Dr. and Mrs. William C. Sheldon Ms. Linda M. Smith Mr. and Mrs.* Jeffrey H. Smythe Mrs. Virginia Snapp Ms. Barbara Snyder Mr. John C. Soper and Dr. Judith S. Brenneke Mr. John D. Specht Mr. and Mrs.* Lawrence E. Stewart Ms. Evelyn H. Stroud

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The Cleveland Orchestra’s catalog of recordings continues to grow. The newest DVD features Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony recorded live at Severance Hall under the direction of Music Director Franz Welser-Möst in 2010 and released in May 2011. And, released in 2012, Dvořák’s opera Rusalka on CD, recorded live at the Salzburg Festival. Writing of the Rusalka performances, the reviewer for London’s Sunday Times praised the performance as “the most spellbinding account of Dvořák’s miraculous score I have ever heard, either in the theatre or on record. . . . I doubt this music can be better played than by the Clevelanders, the most ‘European’ of the American orchestras, with wind and brass soloists to die for and a string sound of superlative warmth and sensitivity.” Other recordings released in recent years include two under the baton of Pierre Boulez and a third album of Mozart piano concertos with Mitsuko Uchida, whose first Cleveland Orchestra Mozart album won a Grammy Award in 2011. Visit the Cleveland Orchestra Store for the latest and best Cleveland Orchestra recordings and DVDs.


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FALL SEASON Friday November 23 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday November 24 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday November 25 at 3:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Jaap van Zweden, conductor Louis Lortie, piano

CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 Thursday November 29 at 7:00 p.m. Friday November 30 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 1 at 7:00 p.m. Sunday December 2 at 2:00 p.m. THE JOFFREY BALLET and THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by Tito Muñoz

The Nutcracker

A holiday must-see, full of magic and marvels and featuring Tchaikovsky’s beloved score performed by The Cleveland Orchestra. The Joffrey Ballet’s production has been captivating audiences for a quarter century with brilliant costumes, larger-than-life scenery, entrancing storytelling, and breathtaking dancing. Presented at PlayhouseSquare in downtown Cleveland. Tickets: 216-241-6000 or www.playhousesquare.org

Thursday December 6 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday December 8 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Béla Fleck, banjo

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine FLECK Banjo Concerto COPLAND Suite from Billy the Kid GERSHWIN An American in Paris Friday December 7 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Béla Fleck, banjo KEYBANK FRIDAYS@7

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine GERSHWIN An American in Paris FLECK Banjo Concerto Sponsor: KeyBank

Friday December 7 at 10:00 a.m. Sunday December 9 at 12:30 p.m. PNC HOLIDAY RAINBOW

Music of Chanukah A special presentation and celebration of the music and traditions of Chanukah, presented at Temple — Tifereth Israel (26000 Shaker Boulevard, Beachwood). For young people and their families, suitable for ages 3 and up. Sponsor: PNC

Tuesday December 11 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA William Eddins, conductor CELEBRITY SERIES

Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times

For a second year, the Orchestra presents a classic silent film with live orchestral accompaniment. Don’t miss this iconic film of the Little Tramp in his adventures amidst the industrialization of modern life.

Thursday December 13 at 10:00 a.m. Thrusday PNC HOLIDAY RAINBOW

Celebration of Kwanzaa

A special Holiday Rainbow celebrating the traditions of Kwanzaa, presented “on the road” at Karamu House (2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland). For young people and their families, suitable for ages 3 and up. Sponsor: PNC

Friday December 14 at 10:00 a.m. Saturday December 15 at 11:00 a.m. PNC HOLIDAY RAINBOW

Christmas Brass Quintet Enjoy the Christmas spirit with brass music in this favorite Cleveland Orchestra holiday treat. A festive program of holiday music for young people and their families, suitable for ages 3 and up. Sponsor: PNC

Tuesday December 18 at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday December 19 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA James Feddeck, conductor HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

Pink Martini: Joy to the World

The group Pink Martini returns to Severance Hall for a special holiday celebration with a globally-inclusive holiday concert for the 21st century.

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Thursday January 10 at 8:00 p.m. Friday January 11 at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 12 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 2 * SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10 Morning concert includes the concerto * Friday and selections from Smetana’s Má Vlast Sponsor: BakerHostetler

Thursday January 17 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday January 19 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Joshua Bell, violin

WIDMANN Lied BARTÓK Dance Suite BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto

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Friday December 14 at 8 p.m. Saturday December 15 at 3 & 8 p.m. Sunday December 16 at 3 p.m. Friday December 21 at 8 p.m. Saturday December 22 at 3 & 8 p.m. Sunday December 23 at 3 & 7 p.m.

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BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BARTÓK Dance Suite Sponsor: KeyBank

Sunday January 20 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Tito Muñoz, conductor Central State University Chorus Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CONCERT The Cleveland Orchestra’s 33rd annual concert celebrating the spirit of Dr. King’s life, leadership, and vision. Presented in collaboration with the City of Cleveland. TICKETS: Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets become available on January 2. Sponsor: KeyBank

For a complete schedule of future events and performances, or to purchase tickets online 24/ 7 for Severance Hall concerts, visit www.clevelandorchestra.com.

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Robert Porco, conductor Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus

Celebrate the holiday season with a favorite Cleveland tradition — with The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus in these annual offerings of music for the Christmas Season. Including sing-alongs and holiday cheer, all in the festive yuletide splendor of Severance Hall.

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AT SE V E R A NC E H A LL CONCERT DINING AND CONCESSION SERVICE Severance Restaurant at Severance Hall is open for pre-concert dining. For reservations, call 216-231-7373, or make your plans on-line by visiting opentable.com. Concert concession service of beverages and light refreshments is available before most concerts and at intermissions in the Smith Lobby on the street level, in the Bogomolny-Kozerefski Grand Foyer, and in the Dress Circle Lobby.

FREE PUBLIC TOURS Free public tours of Severance Hall are offered on select Sundays during the year. Free public tours of Severance Hall are being offered this season on October 14, November 25, February 10 and 24, and May 5 and 26. For additional information or to reserve you place for these tours, please call the Severance Hall Ticket Office at 216-231-1111. Private tours can be arranged for a fee by calling 216-231-7421.

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA STORE A wide variety of items relating to The Cleveland Orchestra — including logo apparel, compact disc recordings, and gifts — are available for purchase at the Cleveland Orchestra Store before and after concerts and during intermission. The Store is also open Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cleveland Orchestra subscribers receive a 10% discount on most items purchased. Call 216-231-7478 for more information, or visit the Store online at clevelandorchestra.com

RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES Severance Hall, a Cleveland landmark and home of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, is the perfect location for business meetings and conferences, pre- or post-concert dinners and receptions, weddings, and social events. Exclusive catering provided by Sammy’s. Premium dates are available. Call the Facility Sales Office at 216-231-7420 or email to hallrental@clevelandorchestra.com

BE FO R E T H E CO NC E R T GARAGE PARKING AND PATRON ACCESS Pre-paid parking for the Campus Center Garage can be purchased in advance through the Ticket Office for $14 per concert. This pre-paid parking ensures you a parking space, but availability of pre-paid parking passes is limited. To order prepaid parking, call the Severance Hall Ticket Office at 216-231-1111. Parking can be purchased for the at-door price of $10 per vehicle when space in the Campus Center Garage permits. However, the garage often fills up well before concert time; only ticket holders who purchase pre-paid parking passes are ensured a parking space. Overflow parking is available in CWRU Lot 1 off Euclid Avenue, across from Severance Hall; University Circle Lot 13A on Adelbert Road; and the Cleveland Botanical Garden.

FRIDAY MATINEE PARKING

For our patrons’ convenience, an ATM is located in the Lerner Lobby of Severance Hall, across from the Cleveland Orchestra Store on the ground floor.

Due to limited parking availability for Friday Matinee performances, patrons are strongly encouraged to take advantage of convenient off-site parking and round-trip shuttle services available from Cedar Hill Baptist Church (12601 Cedar Road). The fee for this service is $10 per car.

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Concert Previews at Severance Hall are presented in Reinberger Chamber Hall on the ground floor (street level), except when noted, beginning one hour before most Cleveland Orchestra concerts.

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AT T H E CO NC E R T COAT CHECK Complimentary coat check is available for concertgoers. The main coat check is located on the street level midway along each gallery on the ground floor.

PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO, AND AUDIO RECORDING Audio recording, photography, and videography are strictly prohibited during performances at Severance Hall. As courtesy to others, please turn off any phone or device that makes noise or emits light.

REMINDERS Please disarm electronic watch alarms and turn off all pagers, cell phones, and mechanical devices before entering the concert hall. Patrons with hearing aids are asked to be attentive to the sound level of their hearing devices and adjust them accordingly. To ensure the listening pleasure of all patrons, please note that anyone creating a disturbance of any kind may be asked to leave the concert hall.

LATE SEATING Performances at Severance Hall start at the time designated on the ticket. In deference to the comfort and listening pleasure of the audience, late-arriving patrons will not be seated while music is being performed. Latecomers are asked to wait quietly until the first break in the program, when ushers will assist them to their seats. Please note that performances without intermission may not have a seating break. These arrangements are at the discretion of the House Manager in consultation with the conductor and performing artists.

SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Severance Hall provides special seating options for mobility-impaired persons and their companions and families. There are wheelchair- and scooter-accessible locations where patrons can remain in their wheelchairs or transfer to a concert seat. Aisle seats with removable armrests are also available for persons who wish to transfer. Tickets for wheelchair accessible and companion seating can be purchased by phone, in person, or online. As a courtesy, Severance Hall provides wheelchairs to assist patrons in going to and from their seats. Patrons can arrange a loan by calling the House Manager at 216-231-7425 TTY line access is available at the public pay phone located in the Security Office. Infrared Assistive Listening Devices are available from a Head Usher or the House Manager for most performanc-

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es. If you need assistance, please contact the House Manager at 216-231-7425 in advance if possible. Service animals are welcome at Severance Hall. Please notify the Ticket Office when purchasing tickets.

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY Emergency exits are clearly marked throughout the building. Ushers and house staff will provide instructions in the event of an emergency. Contact an usher or a member of the house staff if you require medical assistance.

SECURITY For security reasons, backpacks, musical instrument cases, and large bags are prohibited in the concert halls. These items must be checked at coat check and may be subject to search. Severance Hall is a firearms-free facility. No person may possess a firearm on the premises.

CHILDREN Regardless of age, each person must have a ticket and be able to sit quietly in a seat throughout the performance. Season subscription concerts are not recommended for children under the age of seven. However, Family Concerts and Musical Rainbow programs are designed for families with young children. Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra performances are recommended for older children.

T IC K ET SE RV IC ES TICKET EXCHANGES Subscribers unable to attend on a particular concert date can exchange their tickets for a different performance of the same week’s program. Subscribers may exchange their subscription tickets for another subscription program up to five days prior to a performance. There will be no service charge for the five-day advance ticket exchanges. If a ticket exchange is requested within 5 days of the performance, there is a $10 service charge per concert. Visit clevelandorchestra.com for details and blackout dates.

UNABLE TO USE YOUR TICKETS? Ticket holders unable to use or exchange their tickets are encouraged to notify the Ticket Office so that those tickets can be resold. Because of the demand for tickets to Cleveland Orchestra performances, “turnbacks” make seats available to other music lovers and can provide additional income to the Orchestra. If you return your tickets at least 2 hours before the concert, the value of each ticket will be treated as a tax-deductible contribution. Patrons who turn back tickets receive a cumulative donation acknowledgement at the end of each calendar year.

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BÉLA FLECK ALL AMERICAN

2012 HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

PINK MARTINI: JOY TO THE WORLD

Thursday December 6 at 8:00 p.m. Friday December 7 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday December 8 at 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday December 18 at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday December 19 at 8:00 p.m.

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Béla Fleck, banjo

An all-American concert of fiery fun and strong emotion. Beginning with a blisteringly fast and technically dazzling orchestral gem by John Adams. The highlight of the concert is a new banjo concerto that is fast becoming an American classic — written and played by America’s foremost banjo virtuoso, Béla Fleck. The evening also includes with the cacophony of car horns and café tunes that is An American in Paris. Fridays@7 Sponsor: KeyBank KeyBank Fridays@7 World Music — Pre-Concert: Harmonia (Eastern European Folk Music) Post-Concert: A trio of New Orleans-based musicians: Roland Guerin, John Vidacovich, and March Mullins.

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA James Feddeck, conductor with Pink Martini

The group Pink Martini returns to Severance Hall for a special holiday celebration with The Cleveland Orchestra. In true Pink Martini fashion, the band has created a globally-inclusive holiday concert for the 21st century. Their multicultural concert showcases an intoxicating mix of cabaret, samba, and jazz. Enjoy the band’s popular favorites along with holiday classics such as “White Christmas,” “Santa Baby,” “Little Drummer Boy,” “We Three Kings,” and more!

See also the concert calendar listing on pages 90-91, or visit The Cleveland Orchestra online for a complete schedule of future events and performances, or to purchase tickets online 24 / 7 for Severance Hall concerts.

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