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Perspectivesfrom the Executive Director May 2013 On June 8, 2008, The Cleveland Orchestra announced a number of forward-looking initiatives in conjunction with the extension of Franz Welser-Möst’s contract as music director to the Orchestra’s centennial in 2018. Franz is a visionary artistic leader and with him we laid out a program of new projects, including bringing fullystaged opera back to Severance Hall, the return of ballet to Blossom, a renewed commitment to music education, and expanded institutional partnerships. Today, five years along the road, those plans have been accomplished — and more. This ongoing evolution has been possible through the leadership of our Board of Trustees and the creative efforts of the musicians and staff. Integral to the success of these changes has been the enthusiastic response of audiences, the genuine interest and encouragement of our collaborative partners, and the generous support of families, foundations, and corporations from across Northeast Ohio. We are grateful that audiences are embracing fully-staged opera and ballet. Sold-out performances of three of Mozart’s greatest operas in recent seasons will be followed next spring with Janáček’s Cunning Little Vixen. Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet danced The Nutcracker to filled houses at PlayhouseSquare this past holiday season, and will join us again this summer at Blossom to perform Stravinsky’s ground-breaking The Rite of Spring. With partners from across Northeast Ohio, we have taken giant steps in collaborative work, education, audience development, and community engagement. Our first neighborhood residency, “At Home in Gordon Square,” featured sixteen public presentations last week in partnership with local businesses and organizations. We are extending our commitment to music education through Franz’s “Make Music!” initiative. New collaborative presentations have been created with the Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Play House. Through a broader range of programming and with donor-supported efforts to reach new audiences, the Orchestra is once again breaking ticket sales records here at Severance Hall and performing in schools around the region. Many of these generous corporate, foundation, and individual donors are recognized in lists printed in this program book. We are grateful for their support for and confidence in the projects we have completed and the plans we are laying out for the future. The rapid pace of change over these five years has been a welcome collaborative process, with all the Orchestra’s constituents working together. To continue the evolution, we must secure the funding required to maintain this great Orchestra while preparing for the future. We are in the midst of a comprehensive, decade-long campaign to ask for this community’s generosity in carrying the Orchestra forward. Please consider your role in helping build on the momentum created by the Orchestra’s recent successes and in helping to ensure our ability to serve this community for decades to come.

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Cleveland Orchestra cellist Paul Kushious talking with some interested customers at Stockyard Meats before sitting down to play a free solo cello recital in this unusual setting as part of the Orchestra’s inaugural neighborhood residency, “At Home in Gordon Square,” this past week.

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: UNDER THE LEADERSHIP

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); expansion of education and community programs in Northeast Ohio to make music an integral and regular part of everyday life for more people; the 2012-13 season includes the launch of an annual Neighborhood Residency pro-


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gram that will bring The Cleveland Orchestra to neighborhoods across the region for an intensive week of special activities and performances. First stop is the Gordon Square Arts District in Cleveland’s Detroit/Shoreway neighborhood in May 2013; 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 (based on successful educational programs pioneered at home in Cleveland); 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; concert tours from coast to coast in the United States, including annual appearances at Carnegie Hall; regular concert tours to Europe and Asia; 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; 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 across Northeast Ohio and in the Miami-Dade community; additional new residencies at Indiana University and at New York’s Lincoln Center Festival; the return of ballet as a regular part of the Orchestra’s presentations, featuring performances by The Joffrey Ballet; the 2012-13 season featured 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 Music Festival O F F I C E R S A ND E X E C UT IVE C O MMI T 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 David J. Hooker 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 Christopher M. Kelly 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 Milton S. Maltz 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 Jeffrey M. Weiss Norman E. Wells 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) *deceased

TR U S TE E S E X- O FFIC IO Faye A. Heston, President, Volunteer Council of The Cleveland Orchestra Beth Schreibman Gehring, President, Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Claire Frattare, State Chair, Blossom Women’s Committee TR U S TE E S E M ERIT 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 TEES 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 conducted the New Year’s Day concert again at the start of 2013 and also leads 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 acoustically 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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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


SECOND VIOLINS Stephen Rose * Alfred M. and Clara T. Rankin Chair

Emilio Llinas


James and Donna Reid Chair

Eli Matthews 1 Patricia M. Kozerefski and Richard J. Bogomolny Chair

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 * Chaillé H. and Richard B. Tullis Chair

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

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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

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Mark Atherton Thomas Sperl Henry Peyrebrune Charles Barr Memorial Chair

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

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

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William Hestand Barrick Stees 2 Sandra L. Haslinger Chair

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HORNS Richard King * George Szell Memorial Chair

Michael Mayhew § Knight Foundation Chair

Jesse McCormick Hans Clebsch Alan DeMattia TRUMPETS Michael Sachs * Robert and Eunice Podis Weiskopf Chair

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

Carolyn Gadiel Warner Marjory and Marc L. Swartzbaugh Chair


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TIMPANI Paul Yancich * Otto G. and Corinne T. Voss Chair

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ENDOWED CHAIRS CURRENTLY UNOCCUPIED Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Chair Sidney and Doris Dworkin Chair Sunshine Chair

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—Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 28

The Cleveland Foundation has awarded The Cleveland Orchestra a $10 million grant to support its ongoing efforts to cultivate new and broader audiences and to build a strong endowment to sustain the nearly century-old institution. The grant . . . is a demonstration of the grantmaking organization’s confidence in the strategic direction the orchestra is taking, said Robert Eckardt, The Cleveland Foundation’s executive vice president. . . . “It was time to step up and provide a significant commitment to the Orchestra as they work through the challenging environment they find themselves in,” Mr. Eckardt said. . . . “They are an important part of Cleveland’s brand, and it’s difficult to imagine Cleveland without a world-class orchestra.” . . . Gary Hanson, the orchestra’s executive director, stated that The Cleveland Foundation’s commitment . . . adds “meaningful momentum” to the Orchestra’s Sound for the Centennial fundraising campaign, which runs through 2018 — the orchestra’s 100-year anniversary.

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“The Cleveland Foundation’s just-announced $10 million grant to The Cleveland Orchestra — the largest arts grant in the foundation’s history — is a ringing vote of confidence in the future of this treasured local institution and its pacesetting innovations. . . . The grant is a welcome affirmation that The Cleveland Orchestra will be making beautiful music for another 100 years.”


On March 28, The Cleveland Foundation announced the awarding of a five-year, $10 million grant to The Cleveland Orchestra in support of the Orchestra’s recent and ongoing efforts to attract a new, broader audience and to transform itself for the future. Given as part of the Orchestra’s Sound for the Centennial Campaign, this unprecedented grant is the largest single grant to an arts organization in the Foundation’s 99-year history. “We are deeply grateful for the Cleveland Foundation’s extraordinary grant and the confidence in the Orchestra’s strategic direction that it represents,” says Gary Hanson, executive director of The Cleveland Orchestra. “Over the past year, the foundation’s staff and board have rigorously assessed the Orchestra’s ongoing transformation and we sincerely appreciate their generous commitment to our work.” “Through the years, the Cleveland Foundation has stepped up to provide significant support to major Northeast Ohio institutions at pivotal times,” remarked Ronald B. Richard, president and chief executive officer of the Foundation. “We intend that this grant will catalyze additional leadership funding for the Orchestra’s creative efforts in the community to make this world-class institution accessible and enjoyable to all of Greater Cleveland for years to come.” The grant to the Orchestra was part of a record $26.6 million in grants in the first quarter of 2013 authorized by the Foundation’s board of directors, including grants in support of core neighborhood and youth initiatives, educational institutions, and efforts to create a vibrant downtown. Established in 1914, the Cleveland Foundation is the world’s first community foundation and one of the largest today. Through the generosity of donors, the foundation improves the lives of Greater Clevelanders by building community endowment, addressing needs through grantmaking, and providing leadership on vital issues.






Orchestra performs “at home” in Gordon Square Inaugural neighborhood residency brought an intensive week of performances, activities, and concerts to west side, May 11-17




The Cleveland Orchestra launched its “At Home” neighborhood residency program with an intensive week of performances and activities in the Gordon Square Arts District on Cleveland’s west side, May 11-17. Planned with local business and organization partners, this inaugural “At Home” week offered sixteen performances, collaborations, and educational presentations — featuring ensembles from the Orchestra, and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus. The centerpiece event was a community concert at Saint Colman Catholic Church, which attracted a capacity audience on Thursday night, May 16. All events were free and open to the public, and the residency generated much excitement in the neighborhood as well as interest across the region. The Plain Dealer reported that “the music stopped ringing right after the concert, but reverberations from the free, jampacked appearance in a local neighborhood will be felt long after the residency ends. . . . It was yet another instance of what made the orchestra’s first neighborhood residency so remarkable. Between public events and private school sessions, no one in Gordon Square was left behind.” BBC Magazine came and produced an online report about the Orchestra playing “in bars to reach new audiences.” And noted that “nothing . . . prepared us for the sheer scale and scope of the . . . residency, presenting 16 events at 14 different venues, from an ice cream parlor to a butcher shop, from a wine bar to a movie theatre, from a funky coffee shop to a huge Catholic church.” Scene Magazine summed things up with the comment that the neighborhood residency was “unprecedented, not just for this orchestra but for any orchestra.“ Each annual “At Home” residency week will immerse the Orchestra in a single neighborhood to connect musicians and residents through performances in local hotspots, live


music in unexpected locations, and a Cleveland Orchestra community concert for all. New neighborhoods or towns will be chosen in future years to partner with The Cleveland Orchestra in creating a unique and intensive week of musical activities, performances, exploration, and everyday fun. The Cleveland Orchestra’s “At Home” neighborhood residency program is supported in part by the Machaskee Fund for Community Programming, a fund created by a generous endowment gift from Alex and Carol Machaskee.

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OPPOSITE PAGE — Cleveland Orchestra musicians and staff played soccer with students from the Zone Recreation Center. TOP — The free community concert filled St. Colman’s church on Thursday evening. ABOVE LEFT — Students at an education concert raised drawings of musical instruments to recognize Orchestra musicians who they had met. — ABOVE — Cleveland Orchestra musicians treated guests at Battery Park Wine Bar with a chamber concert. AT LEFT — Orchestra musicians engaged with students at Booker Elementary School.



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Music Director Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra have announced the appointment of a new assistant concertmaster and a new member of the second violin section. Both appointments began at the end of April. Alexandra Preucil, a member of the violin section since 2008, moves forward in the first violins to hold the Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Assistant Concertmaster Endowed Chair. She graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Music with a bachelor’s degree in music and a minor in dance. While in school, Ms. Preucil was assistant concertmaster with the Akron and Canton symphonies, and was a member of the Svanito Quartet. Yun-Ting Lee joins The Cleveland Orchestra as a member of the second violin section. Prior to his appointment, he was a member of Canton Symphony Orchestra and CityMusic Cleveland, and performed as a substitute violinist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, he won a position with the Minnesota Orchestra. A native of Taiwan, Mr. Lee grew up in Arizona, and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music.

New record albums released by Cleveland Orchestra musicians New recordings by Cleveland Orchestra musicians have been released and are available for purchase through the Cleveland Orchestra Store. Cellist Brian Thornton has recorded an album titled Kol Nidrei and Beyond: Lev’s Story. The album features music written and arranged by his teacher and mentor, Lev Aronson, after Aronson’s escape from concentration camps in World War II. The recording is dedicated in Aronson’s memory, and all proceeds benefit a new scholarship fund in his honor at Southern Methodist University. Pianist Spencer Myer plays with Thornton on the album, recorded in Reinberger Chamber Hall. Ensemble HD’s new album, recorded live at the Happy Dog last December, was released and celebrated as part of “At Home in Gordon Square” last week. It is also now available for purchase through the Cleveland Orchestra Store. Ensmble HD is led by Orchestra musician Joshua Smith (flute), and includes Jung-Min Amy Lee (violin), Frank Rosenwein (oboe), Charles Bernard (cello), and Joanna Patterson-Zakany (viola) along with pianist Tina Dahl. july 06-august 24

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A special memorial service will be held to honor David Zauder in Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall on Sunday morning, May 26, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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The Cleveland Orchestra notes the death on the morning of April 16 of retired Orchestra trumpeter David Zauder, in Colorado surrounded by his family. David was hired by George Szell in 1958, joining the trumpet section of The Cleveland Orchestra. He served until the close of the 1996-97 season, taking on the concurrent role of principal cornet and retiring after 39 years — longer than any other trumpeter in the Orchestra’s history. Equal in importance to his service as a member of the Orchestra was David’s extraordinary tenure as the Orchestra’s personnel manager, a post he held for 25 seasons. He had earlier served as assistant personnel manager, 1960-71. While much of David’s work was out of the spotlight, he stepped forward as a soloist with the Orchestra on several occasions. His final solo appearance was for the opening night gala concert in 1996. He was also the featured soloist in twenty concerts with the Blossom Festival Concert Band, an organization for which he was the guiding spirit from its inception in Blossom’s second season in 1969. In recognition of his extraordinary service, David Zauder was the recipient of the Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award in 1997. His great humanity and his love of life were shaped by his personal history as a Holocaust survivor. David Zauder was born in Krakow, Poland, in 1928 or 1931 — his birth year is uncertain as his birth certificate was destroyed during the war. As a youth, he was interned in the Auschwitz, Flossenburg, and Sachsenhausen concentration camps. David survived and began his new life in America on May 20, 1946. His story has been told in the published work of his daughter, Karen Brass.


Composer Sean Shepherd met with students in April at Shaker Heights High School (above), Baldwin Wallace University, Cleveland School of the Arts, and the Cleveland Institute of Music as part of his work as the Daniel R. Lewis Young Composer Fellow. Shepherd was in town for the world premiere performances of his new work, Tuolumne, created as part of his two-year fellowship with The Cleveland Orchestra. The Plain Dealer wrote of his new work: “Inspired by three photographs by Ansel Adams, the colorful piece readily achieved its goal, evoking the harsh environment of the Sierra Nevada and the tug-of-war between black and white that defines the pictures.”



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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, 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.

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. May 3, 4, 5 “Drama from Start to Finish” with Rose Breckenridge, Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups administrator and lecturer

May 9, 10 “Handel and George I and George II” with David J. Rothenberg, associate professor of musicology, Case Western Reserve University

May 23, 25, 26 “Fate and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth” with Michael Strasser, professor of musicology, Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music

11/5/13 Ravel: Intimate Masterpieces Yolanda Kondonassis and friends 11/20/13 Yo-Yo Ma, cello Kathryn Scott, piano 12/3/13 The Cleveland Orchestra 2/9/14 Imani Winds with Gilbert Kalish, piano 3/1/14 George Li, piano 4/6/14 Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano 4/13/14 Takacs String Quartet

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Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37

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Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Opus 64 1. 2. 3. 4.

Andante — Allegro con anima Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza Waltz: Allegro moderato Finale: Andante maestoso — Allegro vivace

This weekend’s concerts are supported through the generosity of the BakerHostetler Guest Artists series sponsorship. Lars Vogt’s appearance with The Cleveland Orchestra is made possible by a contribution to the Orchestra’s Guest Artist Fund from The Hershey Foundation. The Saturday evening concert is dedicated to Mr. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski in recognition of their extraordinary generosity in support of The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2011-12 Annual Fund. With this weekend’s concerts, The Cleveland Orchestra gratefully honors The Gerhard Foundation for its generous support. The concerts will end at about 10:05 p.m. each evening and at approximately 5:05 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. LIVE RADIO BROADCAST

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, June 23, at 4:00 p.m.


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Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Opus 64

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Andante — Allegro con anima Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza Waltz: Allegro moderato Finale: Andante maestoso — Allegro vivace



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feature three works spanning over twohundred years, created by composers of three different nationalities. Two are important standards of the repertoire, written by the giants Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. The third is an introduction to an impressive Scandinavian composer of today. All of this week’s concerts end with the bravado of Tchaikovsky’s big and brash Fifth Symphony. Here the composer wrestled with the weight that Fate had pressed against his shoulders — and argued himself (or at least his music) to a strong and optimistic ending. His own life was filled with as much trouble as triumph, and often overcome with insecurities. Art, however, can only partially imitate life — and this symphony has its own tale to tell, quite separate from Tchaikovsky’s inner demons. It is a fully satisfying experience, drenched in melody and grandeur. Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto is performed on all but the shorter KeyBank Fridays@7 program. Here played by soloist Lars Vogt, it was written in 1802-03, representing a midpoint evolution for Beethoven the pianist-composer. Created in the same years as his revolutionary “Eroica” Symphony (No. 3), it is Beethoven at his shining best. It is a young man’s concerto, full of vigor and promise, with ideas barely constrained within an old-fashioned shell. (His remaining two concertos veer further from the path, with the Fourth becoming wonderfully personal and introspective, and the Fifth — written when the composer’s growing deafness prevented him from performing the world premiere himself — at last melding his affliction into defiant joy.) At the top, guest conductor Manfred Honeck begins with Rolf Martinsson’s Open Mind, a piece for which he led the world premiere in 2007 — and for which he has high admiration. The composer created it as an introduction, both for a concert and for his own musical art. We can be pleased to meet him. —Eric Sellen

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Open Mind composed 2004-05

The composer has written the following introductory comments about this work:



MARTINSSON born May 1, 1956 Glimåkra, Skåne, Sweden living in Malmö, Sweden

O P E N M I N D is an introductory piece, an overture for orchestra. The title refers to the fact that the work is meant to be a short opening piece in a concert program, but also to an openness in the composer’s free choice of expression with an open mind to musical ideas, gestures, and styles — and with a strong wish to communicate. Harmonic structures, melodic lines, and ideas of a colorful instrumentation are fundamental to the composing of Open Mind. A nine-tone scale forms the musical basis of the piece, but is still contrasting with form elements that are more freely treated with regard to musical material. The work was commissioned by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (SRSO) for the Baltic Sea Festival. The world premiere took place on August 10, 2005, with the SRSO led by Manfred Honeck performing at the Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia. The Swedish premiere occurred five days later with SRSO and Honeck in Stockholm. Open Mind is available on Daphne Records. The score was published by Gehrmans Musikförlag. —Rolf Martinsson

At a Glance This work runs about 10 minutes in performance. Martinsson scored it for 2 flutes (second doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (second doubling english horn), 2 clarinets (second doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (second doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, timpani, percussion (crash cymbals, glockenspiel, vibraphone), and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra is performing this work for the first time with this weekend’s concerts.


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About the Composer Rolf Martinsson Rolf Martinsson is among Sweden’s most-performed contemporary composers internationally. During the past few years, his music has been performed in New York, Vienna, Paris, London, Berlin, Prague, Madrid and Tokyo. His collaboration with trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger opened opportunities around the world with the premiere of Martinsson’s trumpet concerto Bridge over two decades ago. Hardenberger has since performed the work over fift y times. Similarly, Martinsson’s more recent collaboration with trombonist Christian Lindberg yielded the trombone concerto Fairlight, commissioned by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Fairlight has won widespread acclaim, including the Swedish Music Publisher’s Award for “Most Significant Contemporary Music Work of the Year” in 2005. Martinsson has taken part in many international projects together with leading conductors, soloists, and orchestras. In 2005, the BBC Symphony Orchestra commissioned and premiered Martinsson’s Cello Concerto with Mats Lidström as soloist. Martinsson also collaborates regularly with the major Swedish orchestras. The Malmö Symphony Orchestra has during the past few years performed all his orchestral works and solo concertos; and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Alan Gilbert has taken Martinsson’s music to Japan and the Balkans, as well as other countries. Rolf Martinsson’s catalog features nearly 100 different works, including orchestral works, solo concertos, choir music, chamber music works for a variety of instrumental groupings, radio drama scores, and solo works. His music is characterized by a powerful stylistic awareness and unique musical craftsmanship. In November 2008, Martinsson was one of the two composers highlighted during the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s Composers Festival. More than twenty of his works were performed by the participating orchestras and soloists. Recent and upcoming composition projects include a clarinet concerto for Martin Fröst (a co-commission by the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and the Malmö Symphony Orchestra), a double bass concerto for Dan Styffe and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and a new major orchestral work for the Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Since 2002, Rolf Martinsson has held the position of composer-in-residence and artistic advisor with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra and, since 2006, has served as chair of musical theory (including arrangement and composition) at the Malmö Academy of Music. Martinsson is represented by Gehrmans Musikförlag. Severance Hall 2012-13

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of the young Beethoven as a rash, brash, explosive fellow hell-bent on destroying the Classical traditions of Mozart and Haydn is just Romantic propaganda, needing only the reminders of the nature of his early works to set the record straight. Conclusive evidence that he was cautious rather than reckless is seen in his early works, large and small, and perhaps most importantly, in the chronology of his symphonies. The First Symphony dates from 1800, Beethoven’s 29th year, clearly indicating that the Bonn firebrand, by then a Viennese, was treading very carefully before leaping into those symphonic pastures already filled with the many plantings of the two great masters, Mozart, then dead nine years, and Haydn, a venerable figure still alive and writing at age 68. By 1800, Beethoven had produced, outside the orchestral realm, a considerable number of chamber works, easily a dozen piano sonatas, songs, etc., and had tested his orchestral mettle only in a number of dances, a couple of cantatas, some ballet music, and in the first two piano concertos. The year 1800 itself accounted for, among other works, the aforementioned First Symphony, and at least some sketches for the Third Piano Concerto. (This concerto was long thought to have been written in 1799 or 1800, but recent research suggests that its composition — but not all of Beethoven’s ponderings for it — may have come two or so years later.) The premiere of the Third Piano Concerto took place at Vienna’s Theater-an-der-Wien on April 5, 1803, in a concert that also included his first two symphonies and the oratorio Christ on the Mount of Olives. Quite a mammoth dose of Beethoven for one evening! — although, in fact, it was a benefit concert to raise funds for him directly. Enduring an inadequate piano and an orchestra to match, Beethoven played the solo part from an all but illegibly scribbled score and unveiled to his public a concerto of greater depth than either of his first two. Of his eventual five piano concertos, it is the only one in a minor key, and it is also the last to bear the full imprint of the genre’s formalism inherited from earlier composers, especially Mozart. Not surprisingly, considering the bedlam of the performance, the occasion was less than auspicious. Wrote a Viennese critic, About the Music


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possibly understating the case: “. . . in the Concerto in C-minor Hr. v. Beethoven did not perform to the complete satisfaction of the public.” Cast in the fist-clenched key of C minor, the first movement has a main theme that is symphonically terse and contains, at the end of its first sentence, an uneven rhythm that serves as a unifying thread. This opening, stated soft ly but with unison emphasis by the strings, is answered in precisely the same rhythmic image but on a higher pitch by winds and horns. A gently contrasting second theme eventually appears in violins and clarinets. At this point, one suspects the composer quite forgot there was to be a piano concerto, for he goes on to put these musical materials through a lengthy, typically symphonic development. Eventually remembering the business at hand, he brings the orchestra to a cadence of urgent finality. The long-patient soloist rushes into battle, unattended, with three upward scale interjections, the third giving way to the main theme proclaimed aggressively in octaves. The course of the movement is next laid out in the Mozart-defined tradition, up to and including the coda, which then echoes an unusual concerto procedure also found in a mature Mozart work in the same key (K491 of 1786) that Beethoven knew well and had himself played as soloist. As in Mozart’s concerto, the solo instrument plays into the final summing-up measures, normally allotted to orchestra alone. In Beethoven’s hands, the coda design is particularly ingenious. Emerging from the solo cadenza, timpani intone the uneven rhythm of the main theme and are answered by limpid broken chords from the piano. In hushed tones, as if calling from beyond this sphere, the piano then begins an exciting race to a restatement and expansion of those scales with which it first entered this world (or at least the world of this particular concerto). This is a wonderfully impressive moment. Reverse entry order is instituted for the remaining two movements. The piano begins the slow second movement with a melody that recalls the noble pathos of Mozart, but Beethoven’s strokes here are unmistakably broader. If, for the first move-

Enduring an inadequate piano and an orchestra to match, Beethoven played the solo part of his Third Concerto at its world premiere in 1803, unveiling to his public a concerto of greater depth than either of his first two. Of his eventual five piano concertos, it is the only one in a minor key.

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ment Beethoven owed much to the procedure and the spirit of that specific Mozart concerto (K491), poetic justice of sorts was later meted out — for Beethoven’s method of apportioning the third-movement rondo finale’s opening material proved irresistible to Brahms, whose corresponding movement in his D-minor Piano Concerto begins in a strikingly similar manner. Brahms’s work, indeed, goes on to reflect Beethoven’s transitional devices, fugal section, and subsequent major-key transformation of the main theme. In Beethoven’s original, the taut and vigorous theme is interrupted by music of, in turn, whimsical good humor and sunny lyricism. After a third insistent return of the main melody and a brief cadenza, a riotous coda in C major brings this concerto to a conclusion as boisterously lighthearted as the opening was serious and defiant. —Orrin Howard © 2013 Orrin Howard served as publications director and program annotator for the Los Angeles Philharmonic 1972-93. Today, he writes about music for a number of orchestras across the U.S. and for the Salzburg Festival.

At a Glance It was long thought that Beethoven had written this concerto in 1799 or 1800, with sketches dating to as early as 1797. More recent research suggests that, although some phrases may have been sketched earlier, he began writing the concerto in earnest in 1802 and completed it early in 1803. It was first performed on April 5, 1803, at the Theater-an-der-Wien in Vienna, with the composer as soloist. The concerto was pub-

lished the following year with a dedication to Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia. This concerto runs about 30 minutes in performance. Beethoven scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first presented Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto in January 1923 at subscription concerts led by Nikolai Sokoloff,

with Mischa Levitzki as soloist. The most recent performances at Severance Hall were given in December 2009 with Richard Goode as soloist, conducted by Iván Fischer. The Cleveland Orchestra recorded all five of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos three times: 1959-61 with George Szell and Leon Fleisher, in 1968 with Szell and Emil Gilels, and 1986-87 with Vladimir Ashkenazy as both conductor and pianist.

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Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Opus 64 composed 1888 A T T H E A G E O F F O R T Y - E I G H T,


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TCHAIKOVSKY born May 7, 1840 near Votkinsk, Russia died November 6, 1893 St. Petersburg

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despite his growing international fame, Tchaikovsky was constantly plagued by self-doubt. Early in 1888, he went on a three-month European tour, conducting his own works with some of the world’s finest orchestras. He was feted in Leipzig, Paris, London, and Prague, and made the acquaintance of Dvořák, Grieg, and Mahler. Tchaikovsky’s private life, however, was not free from turmoil. His sister Alexandra and his niece Vera were both seriously ill, and one of his closest friends, Nikolai Kondratyev, had recently died. It must have been hard to escape the thought that life was a constant struggle against Fate, which appears as a hostile force attempting to thwart all human endeavors. After his return from abroad, Tchaikovsky decided to write a new symphony, his first in ten years. Characteristically, the first sketches of the new work, made on April 15, 1888, include a verbal program portraying an individual’s reactions in the face of immutable destiny, involving stages of resignation, challenge, and triumph: “Introduction. Complete resignation before Fate, or, which is the same, before the inscrutable predestination of Providence. Allegro. (1) Murmurs of doubt, complaints, reproaches against XXX. (2) Shall I throw myself in the embraces of faith??? A wonderful program, if only it can be carried out.” Tchaikovsky never made this program public, however, and in one of his letters even went out of his way to stress that the symphony had no program. Clearly, the program was an intensely personal matter to him, in part because he was reluctant to openly acknowledge his homosexuality, which seemed to him one of the hardest manifestations of the Fate he was grappling with. Many people believe that the un-named, mysterious “XXX” in the sketch stands for homosexuality. In his diaries, Tchaikovsky often referred to his homosexuality as “Z” or “That.” What, if anything, are we to make of all this? Should we listen to Tchaikovsky’s Fifth as a program symphony, about Fate and Destiny? How concerned should we be about thoughts the composer never wanted to divulge, especially those regarding his sexual impulses? It seems clear that the “program” that Tchaikovsky had sketched had a deep influence on his thinking during the time he was writing the Fifth Symphony — without it, the symphony About the Music


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would not be what it is. Perhaps most particularly, the opening theme — the “Fate theme” — would probably not return so ominously in all four movements. At the same time, the “program” in itself is insufficient to explain the finished work, in part because the “meaning” of many other themes throughout the symphony is unclear. Moreover, Tchaikovsky had already written a “Fate” symphony — the Fourth — for which a more detailed program survives. And the similarities of the two programs do little to explain the great differences between the two works. (The program of the Fourth is problematic in itself, for no sooner had Tchaikovsky written it down in a letter to his patroness than he declared it to be hopelessly “confused and incomplete. . .”.) As for the question of the privacy of a composer’s feelings and desires, while we shouldn’t be too preoccupied with a composer’s most private thoughts, we probably can’t ignore them completely either — especially because there is ample evidence to suggest that Tchaikovsky in particular was both unable and unwilling to separate his extramusical preoccupations from his composing. (The blending of work and life comprises an infinite variety of mixtures among human beings — and some other composers have kept their music and their lives quite separate.) The four movements of Tchaikovsky’s Fift h Symphony are linked by a common theme, often played by the brass instruments and apparently symbolizing the threatening power of Fate. English musicologist Gerald Abraham noted that this theme was taken almost literally from an aria in Mikhail Glinka’s opera A Life for the Tsar, in which it was sung to the words “Ne svodi na gore” (“Do not turn to sorrow”). The Fate theme is first heard in the Andante introduction of the first movement, soon to be followed by a more lyrical, lilting idea as we move into the faster Allegro con anima tempo. Even with the change of melody, the accompaniment of the Fate motif remains present as a stern reminder. The entire first movement swings back and forth between lyrical and dramatic moments. We would expect it to end with the final fortissimo climax. Instead, the volume gradually decreases to a whisper, and the mysterious last measures are scored for the lowest-pitched instruments in the orchestra — bassoons, cellos, double basses, and timpani. The second movement is lyrical and dream-like, suggesting a brief respite from the struggle. The first horn plays a Severance Hall 2012-13

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At a Glance Tchaikovsky wrote his Fifth Symphony in 1888, completing it on August 26. He conducted its premiere on November 17, 1888, in St. Petersburg. The first performance in the United States was given on March 5, 1889, by conductor Theodore Thomas in New York City. This symphony runs about 45 minutes in performance. Tchaikovsky scored it for 3 flutes (third doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed Tchaikovsky’s Fifth during its second season in 1919-20, and has performed it frequently since that time. The most recent performances were in March 2006 at Severance Hall, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and James Gaffigan, and in August 2009 at Blossom, conducted by David Zinman.



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beautiful singing melody, eventually joined by the full orchestra. A second idea, in a slightly faster tempo, is introduced by the clarinet. Soon, however, an intense crescendo begins, culminating in the fortissimo entrance of the Fate theme. The movement’s opening theme returns, again interrupted by Fate; only after this second dramatic outburst does the music finally find its long-desired rest. The third movement is a graceful waltz, with a slightly more agitated middle section. Again we expect a respite from the Fate theme and the emotional drama it represents. Yet before the movement is over, there is a short reminder, subdued yet impossible to ignore, in the clarinets and bassoons. In the fourth-movement finale, Tchaikovsky seems to have taken the bull by the horns. The Fate theme dominates the entire movement, despite the presence of a number of contrasting themes. At the end of a grandiose development section, the music comes to a halt on the key signature’s dominant (the fifth degree of the scale, which often serves as the opposite pole to the tonic or home keynote). At some performances over the years, audience members have mistakenly thought that the symphony was over at this point and started applauding. The final resolution, however, is yet to come, in the form of a majestic reappearance of the Fate theme and a short Presto section in which all “doubts, complaints, and reproaches” are cast aside. Against all odds — or is it simply humanity’s optimistic desires? — the symphony receives the triumphant ending we’ve all been listening for. —Peter Laki © 2013

The four movements of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony are linked by a common melodic thread that seems to symbolize the threatening power of Fate. Even with growing international fame, the composer was never free of self-doubt and uncertainty.

Peter Laki is a musicologist and frequent lecturer on classical music. He is a visiting associate professor at Bard College.

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Manfred Honeck Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck became music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with the 2008-09 season; he has led the ensemble on two tours to Europe and his contract as music director has been extended to 2020. He is making his Cleveland Orchestra debut with this weekend’s concerts. Other engagements this season include conducting debuts with the Berlin Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic. Manfred Honeck studied music at the Academy of Music in Vienna. An accomplished violinist and violist, he spent more than a dozen years as a member of the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera Orchestra. Mr. Honeck began his conducting career with Vienna’s Jeunesse Orchestra, which he co-founded, and as assistant to Claudio Abbado with the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. Subsequently engaged by Zurich Opera, Manfred Honeck received the European Conductor’s Award in 1993. In 1996, he began a three-year commitment with the MDR Symphony Orchestra Leipzig and, in 1997, served as music director at the Norwegian National Opera. A European tour with the Oslo Philharmonic marked the start of a close collaboration between that ensemble and Mr. Honeck; he served as principal guest conductor for several seasons. He was music director of both the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (2000-06) and Staatsoper Stuttgart (2007-11), and also served as principal guest conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (2008-11); he resumes this latter position for a new three-year term (2013-16). Manfred Honeck’s operatic work has included performances with Berlin’s Komische Oper, Brussels’s Théâtre de la Monnaie, Copenhagen’s Royal Opera, and Dresden’s Semperoper, and at St. Petersburg’s White Nights Festival, and the Salzburg Festival. In concert, his engagements have included appearances with Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Dresden Staatskapelle, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, and the Vienna Philharmonic. In North America, he has appeared with major orchestras including those of Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. Mr. Honeck is a regular guest at the Verbier Festival, and has served as artistic director of Germany’s International Concerts Wolfegg for over a decade and a half. On recordings, Manfred Honeck’s artistry with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra can be heard on the Japanese Extron label, including Mahler’s symphonies 1, 3, 4, and 5, Tchaikovsky’s Fift h Symphony, and Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben. His discography also includes recordings with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and a DVD of Mozart’s Così fan tutte at the Salzburg Festival with the Vienna Philharmonic. Severance Hall 2012-13




Lars Vogt German artist Lars Vogt has established himself as a leading pianist of his generation. Born in Düren in 1970, he garnered attention with a second prize at the 1990 Leeds International Piano Competition. Mr. Vogt first performed with The Cleveland Orchestra in August 1993 and most recently in August 2012 at the Edinburgh Festival. Lars Vogt has performed with many of the world’s major orchestras, including those of Amsterdam, Atlanta, Barcelona, Birmingham, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Czech Republic, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Japan, Leipzig, London, Los Angeles, New York City, Ottawa, Paris, Pittsburgh, Spain, Toronto, and Vienna. His special relationship with the Berlin Philharmonic has continued with regular collaborations since his appointment as their first pianist-in-residence during the 2003-04 season. Highlights of Mr. Vogt’s recent schedule include appearances at the BBC Proms and a residency at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. A keen chamber musician, Mr. Vogt increasingly works with orchestras both as conductor and directing from the keyboard. He has toured with Christian Tetzlaff and performed recitals for the International Piano Series in London and in Madrid, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, and Vienna. In 1998, Lars Vogt founded his own festival in Heimbach, Germany. Known as “Spannungen,” its success has been marked by ten live recordings on EMI. He has enjoyed partnerships with colleagues including Thomas Quasthoff, and collaborates occasionally with actor Klaus-Maria Brandauer and comedian Konrad Beikircher. In 2005, Lars Vogt founded Rhapsody in School, which has become a significant education project in Germany. He is an accomplished teacher and was recently appointed professor of piano at the Hannover Conservatory of Music, succeeding KarlHeinz Kämmerling, his teacher and close friend who died last year. As an EMI recording artist, Mr. Vogt made fifteen albums, featuring works by Beethoven, Grieg, Hindemith, and Schumann. His recent recordings include solo works by Schubert for Cavi-Music and on the Berlin Classics label, and compositions by Mozart on Oehms and Ondine. In 2004, he was awarded both the Brahmspreis and the Echo Klassik. Mr. Vogt also received the Grosser Kulturpreis der rheinischen Sparkassen in 2006. For more information, visit Lars Vogt will sign compact discs at intermission of the concerts on Thursday Saturday, and Sunday in the Lerner Lobby at the Cleveland Orchestra Store on the ground floor of Severance Hall. A selection of his albums are available for sale through the Cleveland Orchestra Store.

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Leonard and Heddy Rabe M. Neal Rains Mr. George B. Ramsayer Joe L. and Alice* Randles Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Sr. Mrs. Theodore H. Rautenberg* James and Donna Reid Mrs. Hyatt Reitman* Mrs. Louise Nash Robbins* 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* Robert and Margo Roth 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 Scott Sabreen Marjorie Bell Sachs Vernon Sackman Sue Sahli Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Mr. and Mrs. Sam J. SanFilipo* Larry J. Santon Stanford and Jean B. Sarlson Sanford Saul Family James Dalton Saunders Patricia J. Sawvel Ray and Kit Sawyer Richard Saxton* Alice R. 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 Mr. Frank Schultz Carol* and Albert Schupp Roslyn S. and Ralph M. Seed Nancy F. Seeley Edward Seely Oliver E. and Meredith M. Seikel Russell Seitz* Eric Sellen Andrea E. Senich Thomas and Ann Sepúlveda Elsa Shackleton* B. Kathleen Shamp Jill Semko Shane


David Shank Dr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Shapiro Norine W. Sharp Norma Gudin Shaw Elizabeth Carroll Shearer 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 Mr.* and Mrs. Ward Smith M. Isabel Smith* Nathan Snader* Sterling A.* and Verdabelle Spaulding Barbara J. Stanford and Vincent T. Lombardo Sue Starrett and Jerry Smith Lois and Tom Stauffer Willard D. Steck* Merle Stern Dr. Myron Bud and Helene* Stern Mr. and Mrs. John M. Stickney Nora and Harrison Stine* Mr. and Mrs. Stanley M. Stone Mr.* and Mrs. James P. Storer Ralph E. and Barbara N. String The Irving Sunshine Family Vernette M. Super* 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 J. Paxton Van Sweringen Mary Louise and Don VanDyke Elliot Veinerman*

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Nicholas J. Velloney* Steven Vivarronda Hon. William F.B. Vodrey Pat and Walt* Wahlen Mrs. Clare R. Walker John and Deborah Warner 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 Robert and Marjorie Widmer* Mr. Yoash and Mrs. Sharon Wiener 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 Emma Jane Yoho, M.D. Libby M. Yunger Dr. Norman Zaworski William L. and Joan H. Ziegler Carmela Catalano Zoltoski* Roy J. Zook* Anonymous (101)


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 Orchestra’s endowment. Said to be Elisabeth Severance’s favorite flower, the lotus is found as a decorative motif in nearly every public area of Severance Hall.

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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 Excellence

American Conductors Fund

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Young Composers Jan R. and Daniel R. Lewis

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

International Touring Frances Elizabeth Wilkinson

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.




BakerHostetler 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 PolyOne Corporation Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich (Europe) The J. M. Smucker Company

gifts of $2,500 or more during the past year, as of February 25, 2013

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

BakerHostetler Eaton Corporation FirstEnergy Foundation Forest City Enterprises, Inc. PNC PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $100,000 TO $199,999

The Cliffs Foundation Google, Inc. Medical Mutual of Ohio Parker Hannifin Corporation $50,000 TO $99,999

The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in cumulative giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. Listing as of February 2013.

Exile LLC Jones Day Quality Electrodynamics (QED) Anonymous $25,000 TO $49,999 Bank of America Dix & Eaton The Giant Eagle Foundation 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 AdCom Communications Akron Tool & Die Company AkronLife Magazine American Fireworks, Inc. American Greetings Corporation BDI Brouse McDowell Eileen M. Burkhart & Co LLC

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Buyers Products Company Cedar Brook Financial Partners, LLC The Cleveland Wire Cloth & Mfg. Co. Community Behavioral Health Center Conn-Selmer, Inc. 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 Viktor Kendall, Friends of WLRN Gallagher Benefit Services Great Lakes Brewing Company Gross Builders Hahn Loeser + Parks LLP Houck Anderson P.A. (Miami) Hunton & Williams, LLP (Miami) Hyland Software The Lincoln Electric Foundation Littler Mendelson, P.C. C. A. Litzler Co., Inc. Live Publishing Company Macy’s Materion Corporation Miba AG (Europe) MTD Products, Inc. Nordson Corporation North Coast Container Corp. Northern Haserot Oatey Co. Ohio CAT Ohio Savings Bank, A Division of New York Community Bank 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 Ulmer & Berne LLP 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 Orchestra’s Annual Fund, benefit events, tours and residencies, and special projects.

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Annual Support




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

gifts of $2,000 or more during the past year, as of February 25, 2013

The Cleveland Foundation Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture The George Gund Foundation The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation David and Inez Myers Foundation The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation $250,000 TO $499,000

Kulas Foundation The Miami Foundation, from a fund established by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (Miami) John P. Murphy Foundation Ohio Arts Council

The George Gund Foundation The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation John P. Murphy Foundation

$100,000 TO $249,999


$50,000 TO $99,999

GAR Foundation Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Knight Foundation (Cleveland, Miami) David and Inez Myers Foundation National Endowment for the Arts The Payne Fund The Reinberger Foundation The Sage Cleveland Foundation

Sidney E. Frank Foundation GAR Foundation

The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of The Cleveland Foundation John S. and James L. Knight Foundation The Mandel Foundation Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund National Endowment for the Arts Donald and Alice Noble Foundation, Inc. The Payne Fund The Sage Cleveland Foundation Surdna Foundation $20,000 TO $49,999

$2,000 TO $19,999 The Abington Foundation Ayco Charitable Foundation The Ruth and Elmer Babin Foundation The Batchelor Foundation, Inc. (Miami) The Bernheimer Family Fund of The Cleveland Foundation Bicknell Fund 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 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 Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs (Miami) Paintstone Foundation The Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Memorial Foundation The Leighton A. Rosenthal Family Foundation SCH Foundation Albert G. & Olive H. Schlink Foundation Harold C. Schott Foundation Jean C. Schroeder Foundation Kenneth W. Scott 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)

The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in cumulative giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. Listing as of February 2013.

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 Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The Frederick and Julia Nonneman Foundation The Nord Family Foundation William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation Peacock Foundation, Inc. (Miami) The Reinberger Foundation The Sisler McFawn Foundation

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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


gifts during the past year, as of February 25, 2013 INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $500,000 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


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

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


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

Irma and Norman Braman (Miami) Mr. Francis J. Callahan Mrs. M. Roger 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)

James D. Ireland III Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Keithley Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Kloiber (Europe) Peter B. Lewis and Janet Rosel (Miami) Mr.* and Mrs. Herbert McBride Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Ratner Janet and Richard Yulman (Miami)

The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in lifetime giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. As of February 2013.


INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $75,000 TO $99,999

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Kern The Honorable and Mrs. John Doyle Ong Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $50,000 TO $74,999

Sheldon and Florence Anderson (Miami) Mr. William P. Blair III 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 Elizabeth B. Juliano (Cleveland, Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre R. Kirk Landon and Pamela Garrison (Miami) Toby Devan Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Lozick Ms. Beth E. Mooney James and Donna Reid Barbara S. Robinson

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Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Smucker Barbara and David 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 (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. 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

Dr. and Mrs. Hiroyuki Fujita Junior Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra David and Jan Leshner Mr. and Mrs. Jon A. Lindseth Margaret Fulton-Mueller Mrs. Jane B. Nord Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ratner Hewitt and Paula Shaw Richard and Nancy Sneed (Cleveland, Miami) R. Thomas and Meg Harris Stanton Paul and Suzanne Westlake INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $20,000 TO $24,999

Gay Cull Addicott Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Jill and Paul Clark Mr. and Mrs. Matthew V. Crawford Bruce and Beth Dyer Esther L. and Alfred M. Eich, Jr. Jeffrey and Susan Feldman Dr. Edward S. Godleski Andrew and Judy Green Gary Hanson and Barbara Klante

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Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hoeschler Richard and Erica Horvitz (Cleveland, Miami) Mrs. Marguerite B. Humphrey Joy P. and Thomas G. Murdough, Jr. (Miami) William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill 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 Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stelling (Europe) Mr. Gary L. Wasserman and Mr. Charles A. Kashner (Miami) Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Anonymous gift from Switzerland (Europe) Anonymous INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $15,000 TO $19,999

Randall and Virginia Barbato Jayusia and Alan Bernstein (Miami)

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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 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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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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Scott Chaikin and Mary Beth Cooper Martha and Bruce Clinton (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Peter O. Dahlen George* and Becky Dunn Colleen and Richard Fain (Miami) 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.* and Mrs. Arch J. McCartney 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 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 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) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $10,000 TO $12,499

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 Mr. and Mrs. William E. Conway Mrs. Barbara Cook Bruce Coppock and Lucia P. May (Miami) Mr. Peter and Mrs. Julie Cummings (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Duvin


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Susan S. Angell Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Augustus Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Dean Barry Mr. Jon Batchelor (Miami) Fred G. and Mary W. Behm Drs. Nathan A. and Sosamma J. 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 Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Daugstrup 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) Joy E. Garapic 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 Robin Hitchcock Hatch Barbara Hawley and David Goodman Janet D. Heil* Anita and William Heller T. K. and Faye A. Heston Bob and Edith Hudson (Miami) Mr. James J. Hummer Mr. and Mrs. Brinton L. Hyde Rudolf D. and Joan T. Kamper


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Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Agamanolis Ms. Delphine Barrett Mrs. Joanne M. 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 Diane Lynn Collier Marjorie Dickard Comella Pete and Margaret Dobbins Peter and Kathryn Eloff Mr. Brian L. Ewart and Mr. William McHenry Peggy and David* Fullmer 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 Ms. Rosina Horvath 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 Dr. Gilles and Mrs. Malvina Klopman Dr. James and Mrs. Margaret Kreiner Judy and Donald Lefton (Miami) Ronald and Barbara Leirvik Mr. and Mrs. Irvin A. Leonard 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 Bert and Marjorie Moyar Richard B. and Jane E. Nash 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 Mr. Paul H. Scarbrough Bob and Ellie Scheuer Ms. Freda Seavert Ginger and Larry Shane Mr. Richard Shirey Howard and Beth Simon 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 Mr. and Mrs. Leonard K. Tower Mr. and Mrs. Lyman H. Treadway Robert and Marti Vagi Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Weigand Mr. Peter and Mrs. Laurie Weinberger Robert C. Weppler Richard Wiedemer, Jr. Nancy V. and Robert L. Wilcox

Mr.* and Mrs. Robert A. Clark Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Cohen (Miami) 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 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. Randall and Mrs. Patrice Fortin Mr. Monte Friedkin (Miami) Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes (Miami) Arthur L. Fullmer Richard L. Furry Jeanne Gallagher Barbara and Peter Galvin 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 Peter A. and Judith Holmes 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. Carole Hughes 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)


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 and David Bianchi (Cleveland, Miami) Carmen Bishopric (Miami) Bill* and Zeda Blau Mr. Doug Bletcher Madeline and Dennis A. Block Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Bole John and Anne Bourassa Lisa and Ron Boyko Mrs. Ezra Bryan J. C. and Helen Rankin Butler Ms. Mary R. Bynum and Mr. J. Philip Calabrese Mrs. Millie L. Carlson Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Carpenter Leigh 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

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The Kendis Family Trust: Hilary & Robert Kendis and Susan & James Kendis Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Mr. James Kish Natalie Kittredge Fred and Judith Klotzman Jacqueline and Irwin Kott (Miami) 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. John J. Lane Mr. and Mrs. Israel Lapciuc (Miami) 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 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 Ms. Nancy L. Meacham Mr. James E. Menger Stephen and Barbara Messner Mr. Stephen P. Metzler Mr. and Mrs. Roger Michelson (Miami) MindCrafted Systems Ms. Barbara A. Morrison Joan Katz Napoli and August Napoli

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Dr. Kenneth F. Swanson Mr. Taras G. Szmagala Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Taft Mr. Nelson S. Talbott Ken and Martha Taylor Greg and Suzanne Thaxton Mr. Karl and Mrs. Carol Theil Parker D. Thomson Esq. (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Timko Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Tomsich Steve and Christa Turnbull Miss Kathleen Turner Robert A. Valente Brenton Ver Ploeg (Miami) Mr. Gregory Videtic Mr. and Mrs. Joaquin Vinas (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Les C. Vinney Dr. Michael Vogelbaum and Mrs. Judith Rosman Ricky and Sarit Warman – Papa John’s Pizza (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Wasserbauer Ms. Laure A. Wasserbauer Philip and Peggy Wasserstrom Eric* and Margaret Wayne Mr. and Mrs. Jerome A. Weinberger Mrs. Mary Wick Bole Dr. Paul R. and Mrs. Catherine Williams Dr. and Mr. Ann Williams Richard and Mary Lynn Wills Michael H. Wolf and Antonia Rivas-Wolf Mr. Robert Wolff and Dr. Paula Silverman Tony and Diane Wynshaw-Boris Rad and Patty Yates Mr. Kal Zucker and Dr. Mary Frances Haerr Anonymous (10)

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Wednesday July 3 at 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 4 at 8:00 p.m. BLOSSOM FESTIVAL BAND Loras John Schissel, conductor A traditional Fourth-of-July favorite, with a salute to the U.S. Armed Forces and Tchaikovsky’s “1812” Overture, plus Sousa marches and more. Fireworks follow concert.

FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT Friday July 5 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Luba Orgonášová, soprano

R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8


Saturday July 6 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

BEETHOVEN Grosse Fuge LISZT Totentanz (for piano and orchestra) BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)


Saturday July 13 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Christine Brewer, soprano Alan Held, bass-baritone

WAGNER Prelude and Love-Death from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Final scene from Die Walküre WAGNER Scenes from Götterdämmerung


Sunday July 14 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Michael Krajewski, conductor with AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle From “The Sounds of Silence” to the special sounds of a classic musical era, vocalists AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle bring to life the folk-pop world that propelled Simon & Garfunkel to the top of the charts and into the hearts of Americans everywhere. For a complete schedule of future events and performances, or to purchase tickets online 24/ 7 for Cleveland Orchestra concerts, visit


MUCH ADO ABOUT MOZART Saturday July 20 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Nicholas McGegan, conductor Joshua Smith, flute

MOZART Symphony No. 33 MOZART Flute Concerto No. 1 CIMAROSA Overture to The Secret Marriage HAYDN Symphony No. 103 (“Drum Roll”)


Sunday July 21 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Robert Porco, conductor An evening of dramatic music, including a suite from John Williams’s soundtrack to Lincoln, and highlights from the Gershwins’s epic American opera, Porgy and Bess.


Saturday July 27 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Stéphane Denève, conductor Cédric Tiberghien, piano with Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra James Feddeck, conductor 7 p.m. Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra

DEBUSSY Clair de lune BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 8 p.m. The Cleveland Orchestra

BERLIOZ Overture to Les Francs-juges SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 2 DEBUSSY La Mer [The Sea]

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BROADWAY’S LEADING MEN Sunday July 28 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Jack Everly, conductor

A quartet of vocalists join with The Cleveland Orchestra in this salute to Broadway’s legendary leading roles, with songs from West Side Story, Les Misérables, and more!

TCHAIKOVSKY’S VIOLIN CONCERTO Saturday August 3 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Kirill Karabits, conductor Gil Shaham, violin

GLINKA Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5

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Sunday August 4 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Bramwell Tovey, conductor Mark Kosower, cello Women of the Blossom Festival Chorus

WALTON The Spitfire: Prelude and Fugue BARBER Cello Concerto HOLST The Planets

VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS Sunday August 11 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Jahja Ling, conductor Ray Chen, violin

ROSSINI Overture to The Thieving Magpie VIVALDI The Four Seasons MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”)


Saturday August 31 at 8:30 p.m. Sunday September 1 at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday August 17 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday August 18 at 8:00 p.m. THE JOFFREY BALLET Ashley C. Wheater, artistic director THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by Tito Muñoz with Joela Jones, piano

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The Joffrey Ballet returns to Blossom with a full evening of dance, featuring The Rite of Spring — with a recreation of the original choreography that helped cause riots at the Paris premiere in 1913. The program opens with two works by American composers, one a classic and one very new.

BEETHOVEN AND SCHUBERT Saturday August 24 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA David Afkham, conductor Martin Helmchen, piano

BEETHOVEN Overture to Coriolan BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 SCHUBERT Symphony in C major (“The Great”)

COLE PORTER & FRIENDS Sunday August 25 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Bramwell Tovey, conductor Laura Whalen, soprano Hugh Russell, baritone

From Toy Story to The Incredibles and Up, Pixar has forever impacted filmmaking and given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters onscreen today. For Labor Day Weekend, The Cleveland Orchestra performs memorable songs from Pixar’s greatest movies live, accompanied by stunning clips projected onscreen. Two nights only. Each evening ends with a dazzling fireworks display. Sponsor: The J.M. Smucker Company Music and film presentation licensed by Disney Concert Library © Disney/Pixar


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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.

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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 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.







Brought to You by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture

Monday July 1 at 9:00 p.m.

BLOSSOM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT Friday July 5 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Luba Orgonášová, soprano

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA William Eddins, conductor hosted by Dee Perry Jessica Rievera, soprano

Join thousands of your neighbors, family, and friends for a very special evening celebrating Independence Day. Each summer since 1989, The Cleveland Orchestra has presented a free concert in downtown Cleveland. This year, the Orchestra celebrates our nation’s founding with a spectacular concert on Public Square, ending with Tchaikovsky’s “1812” Overture and fireworks. Brought to you by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The opening weekend of the 2013 Blossom Music Festival begins with Franz Welser-Möst leading The Cleveland Orchestra in two grand and melodic works from the 20th century. Beginning with Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs, a glowingly nostalgic and effervescent look at life, love, and contentment. After intermission comes Shostakovich’s sweeping Eighth Symphony, one of the composer’s trio of symphonies created during World War II. R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8

Pre-Concert Festival activities begin at 5:00 p.m. The concert begins at 9:00 p.m. Admission is free, no tickets are required.

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 Cleveland Orchestra concerts.




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