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From the Executive Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Orchestra News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

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About the Orchestra Musical Arts Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Music Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Cleveland Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Severance Hall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guest Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Concert Previews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Program: November 29, 30, December 1 . . 35 Introducing the Concerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

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Second Essay for Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 SCHUMANN

Piano Concerto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 COPLAND

Symphony No. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Conductor: Marin Alsop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Soloist: David Fray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

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The Cleveland Orchestra is grateful to the following organizations for their ongoing generous support of The Cleveland Orchestra: National Endowment for the Arts, the State of Ohio and Ohio Arts Council, and to the residents of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Cleveland Orchestra is proud of its long-term partnership with Kent State University, made possible in part through generous funding from the State of Ohio. The Cleveland Orchestra is proud to have its home, Severance Hall, located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, with whom it has a long history of collaboration and partnership.

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Perspectivesfrom the Executive Director November-December 2013 Acclaim for Franz and the Orchestra on tour Our fabulous Orchestra recently completed an eight-city concert tour that began November 4 in New York and finished on November 22 in Vienna. In four of the cities, the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus added their wonderful voices to the ensemble. In my twentyfive years of hearing our concerts all over the world, these thirteen concerts in November reached the highest artistic heights in memory. The concerts centered on the “Fate and Freedom” festival we presented at Severance Hall in October. And the performances were transcendent, the result of the collective artistic commitment of Franz together with each and every performer on stage. Audiences everywhere were wildly enthusiastic, press reviews were uniformly laudatory, and, most importantly, every venue where we played issued an open invitation for multiple return engagements, far more than we have time in the schedule to fulfill. I hope you saw the extensive coverage provided by The Plain Dealer and WKSU; some excerpts of reviews are included in this program book. An artistic triumph of this magnitude is exciting for all involved and it brings extraordinary international attention to Northeast Ohio. Nevertheless, the rewards of performing in Europe’s great music halls pale in comparison to performing year-round here at home, amidst the community that created and has sustained the Orchestra for over ninety years, and which we serve with great pride and humble dedication. Thank you for your support During this season of celebration and giving thanks, I want to convey our thanks to you on behalf of the entire Cleveland Orchestra family. Franz Welser-Möst and the members of the Orchestra are very grateful to everyone who experiences the joy of our music-making here at home in Northeast Ohio:  From loyal subscribers who wouldn’t miss a concert to new listeners, dazzled by the beauty of this Concert Hall. From couples on dates, socializing after a KeyBank Fridays@7 concert, to families on the Lawn at a Blossom concert, or joined here together for the holidays.  From elementary school children who arrive at Severance Hall in yellow buses, to the growing audience of young people attending evening concerts through generously funded access programs. In a very real way, each and every day, we are most thankful for our many supporters: Foundations, who provide funding for innovation.  Corporations, who sponsor our concert presentations.  Individuals, who donate to The Cleveland Orchestra at a rate higher than at any other major orchestra in the country.   We rely on you and your generosity to keep our organization moving forward at the very highest levels of excellence and service.  As you reflect on what you are grateful for in your own life, I hope you will recall the special memories you associate with The Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, and Blossom, and that you will honor those lasting memories with a year-end gift to the Orchestra.   We greatly appreciate all that you do.

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NOVEMBER 1929 — Just two weeks after the Stock Market Crash, and still wearing a black armband in mourning for the death of his wife, Elisabeth, earlier in the year, John L. Severance breaks ground for the construction of Severance Hall.

and around the globe, The Cleveland Orchestra remains Northeast Ohio’s most visible international ambassador and 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 Music Festival, in residencies from Miami to Vienna, and on tour around the world, The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, creative programming, and active community engagement. With the 2013-14 season, Franz Welser-Möst enters his twelft h year leading the ensemble, with a commitment extending to the Orchestra’s centennial in 2018. This artistic partnership continues to move the ensemble forward through a series of new and ongoing initiatives, including: IN PE RFORMANCE S AT HOME

expansion of education and community programs in Northeast Ohio to feature music as an integral and regular part of everyday life for more people, including the launch this past spring of an “At Home” neighborhood residency program that brings The Cleveland Orchestra to a single neighborhood or town

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for an intensive week of special activities and performances, as well as the broadening of the Orchestra’s ongoing education and community engagement initiatives to include Make Music!, a program of active and participatory experience and learning; the establishment of residencies around the world, fostering creative artistic growth and an expanded financial base — including ongoing residencies at the Vienna Musikverein (the first of its kind by an American orchestra) and in Florida under the name Cleveland Orchestra Miami (featuring an annual series of concerts and community activities, coupled with educational presentations and collaborations based on successful programs pioneered at home in Cleveland); creative new artistic collaborations with arts institutions in Northeast Ohio, including staged works, concerts, and chamber music performances; a concentrated and successful effort to develop future generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio, through research, targeted discounts, social media promotion, and student ticket programs, with demonstrated results at Severance Hall and Blossom; a variety of new concert offerings (including KeyBank Fridays@7 and Celebrity Series at Severance Hall as well as movie, themed, and family presentations at Blossom) to play more music for more people; the return of ballet as a regular part of the Orchestra’s presentations, featuring ongoing collaborations with Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet; continuing and expanded educational partnerships with schools, colleges, and universities across Northeast Ohio and beyond; concert tours from coast to coast in the United States, including regular appearances at Carnegie Hall; ongoing recording activities, including new releases under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst, Mitsuko Uchida, and Pierre Boulez, as well as a series of acclaimed DVD concert presentations of symphonies by Anton Bruckner led by Welser-Möst. 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 2013-14

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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) Loren W. Hershey (DC) Herbert Kloiber (Germany)

Ludwig Scharinger (Austria)

TR U S TE E S E X- O FFIC IO Faye A. Heston, President, Volunteer Council of The Cleveland Orchestra Shirley B. Dawson, 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 Robert W. Gillespie Gay Cull Addicott Dorothy Humel Hovorka Oliver F. Emerson Robert F. Meyerson Allen H. Ford

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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Franz Welser-Möst Music Director Kelvin Smith Family Endowed Chair The Cleveland Orchestra

marks Franz Welser-Möst’s twelfth 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 extending and enhancing its community programming at home in Northeast Ohio, 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 is general music director of the Vienna State Opera. 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. Mr. Welser-Möst’s championship of community music-making expands upon his active participation in educational programs and collaborative programming, including the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and partnerships with music conservatories, universities, and other arts institutions 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 regular new 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, Sean Shepherd, and Ryan Wigglesworth. Franz Welser-Möst has led a series of opera performances during his tenure P H OTO BY S ATO S H I AOYAG I

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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 and in May 2014 brings an innovative made-for-Cleveland production of Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen to Northeast Ohio. 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 Sven-Eric Bechtolf, and critically praised new productions of Hindemith’s Cardillac and Janáček’s Katya Kabanova and From the House of the Dead. During the 201314 season, his Vienna schedule includes a new production of Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West, as well as performances of Tristan and Isolde, Verdi’s Don Carlo, Beethoven’s Fidelio, and Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos and Der Rosenkavalier. Mr. Welser-Möst also maintains an ongoing relationship with the Vienna Philharmonic. Recent performances with the Philharmonic include appearances in concert at La Scala Milan, at New York’s Carneige Hall, and in opera presentations at the Salzburg Festival. He also led the Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day concert, viewed by telecast in seventy countries worldwide in 2011 and again in 2013. Across a decadelong 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. 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 five of Bruckner’s 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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DIRECTOR Kelvin Smith Family Chair

FIRST VIOLINS William Preucil CONCERTMASTER

Blossom-Lee Chair

Yoko Moore

ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

Clara G. and George P. Bickford Chair

Peter Otto

FIRST ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Jung-Min Amy Lee

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Gretchen D. and Ward Smith Chair

Alexandra Preucil

ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

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

Takako Masame Paul and Lucille Jones Chair

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

Kim Gomez Elizabeth and Leslie Kondorossy Chair

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

Miho Hashizume Theodore Rautenberg Chair

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

Alicia Koelz Oswald and Phyllis Lerner Gilroy Chair

Yu Yuan Patty and John Collinson Chair

Isabel Trautwein Trevor and Jennie Jones Chair

Mark Dumm Gladys B. Goetz Chair

Katherine Bormann

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

Emilio Llinas 2 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 Yun-Ting Lee VIOLAS Robert Vernon * Chaillé H. and Richard B. Tullis Chair

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

Stanley Konopka 2 Mark Jackobs Jean Wall Bennett Chair

Arthur Klima Richard Waugh Lisa Boyko Lembi Veskimets Eliesha Nelson Joanna Patterson Zakany Patrick Connolly

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CELLOS Mark Kosower* Louis D. Beaumont Chair

Richard Weiss 1 The GAR Foundation Chair

Charles Bernard 2 Helen Weil Ross Chair

Bryan Dumm Muriel and Noah Butkin Chair

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

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

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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O R C H E S T R A FLUTES Joshua Smith *

PERCUSSION Marc Damoulakis°

HORNS Richard King *

Margaret Allen Ireland Chair

George Szell Memorial Chair

Donald Miller Tom Freer

Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Chair

Michael Mayhew §

Saeran St. Christopher Marisela Sager 2

Jesse McCormick Hans Clebsch Alan DeMattia

KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS Joela Jones *

TRUMPETS Michael Sachs *

Carolyn Gadiel Warner

Austin B. and Ellen W. Chinn Chair

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

OBOES Frank Rosenwein * Edith S. Taplin Chair

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

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

CLARINETS Franklin Cohen * Robert Marcellus Chair

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

Linnea Nereim E-FLAT CLARINET Daniel McKelway Stanley L. and Eloise M. Morgan Chair

BASS CLARINET Linnea Nereim BASSOONS John Clouser * Louise Harkness Ingalls Chair

Barrick Stees

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Sandra L. Haslinger Chair

Knight Foundation Chair

Robert and Eunice Podis Weiskopf Chair

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

Michael Miller CORNETS Michael Sachs * Mary Elizabeth and G. Robert Klein Chair

Michael Miller TROMBONES Massimo La Rosa* Gilbert W. and Louise I. Humphrey Chair

Marjory and Marc L. Swartzbaugh Chair

LIBRARIANS Robert O’Brien Donald Miller ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL Karyn Garvin DIRECTOR

Anna Stowe

ACTING MANAGER

ENDOWED CHAIRS CURRENTLY UNOCCUPIED Sidney and Doris Dworkin Chair Sunshine Chair

Richard Stout Alexander and Marianna C. McAfee Chair

Shachar Israel

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BASS TROMBONE Thomas Klaber EUPHONIUM AND BASS TRUMPET Richard Stout

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Associate Principal First Assistant Princi pal Assistant Principal

CONDUCTORS Christoph von Dohnányi MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE

TUBA Yasuhito Sugiyama* Nathalie C. Spence and Nathalie S. Boswell Chair

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

Tom Freer 2

Jonathan Sherwin

Giancarlo Guerrero

PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA MIAMI

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ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR

Elizabeth Ring and William Gwinn Mather Chair

Robert Porco

DIRECTOR OF CHORUSES

Frances P. and Chester C. Bolton Chair

CONTRABASSOON Jonathan Sherwin

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Rudolf Serkin Chair

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2013 European Festivals Tour draws praise for Welser-Möst, Cleveland Orchestra, and Chorus The following are excerpted from press commentary about the Orchestra’s pererformances during its European Tour and Vienna Residency, November 8-22: “The handshakes from Franz Welser-Möst said it all. In acknowledging the principals of the Cleveland Orchestra Friday night at Vienna’s Musikverein, the music director did what most in attendance probably wished they could do themselves: personally thank the group for three superb performances in a row. Not once in their concerts Wednesday through Friday was it apparent that the group had been traveling abroad nearly three weeks. No, here at the end of their 2013 European Tour, the artists played with new focus and energy, and made sure Vienna enjoyed the fruits of their long musical labor. The main thing apparent, frankly, was that the orchestra had been playing Beethoven and Shostakovich nonstop for weeks, and knew their six scores inside and out. Here as nowhere else, the artists transcended the numerous pages on their stands, and simply took advantage of the Musikverein’s legendary acoustics. No less clear was that the audience recognized expertise, and liked what it heard. . . . The response each night was hugely enthusiastic, giving Welser-Möst cause to repeatedly acknowledge individual players and the ensemble as a whole. On Friday, he even went so far as to jog into the bass section.” —The Plain Dealer, November 23, 2013

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“Franz Welser-Möst’s interpretations are anything but sober, yet clear in their formal articulation. It is not the conceited omniscience of someone who pretends to understand the world.  His concerts reveal an earth-bound assurance, free from spectacle, affectation, and sentimentality.  He reads the score and interprets what’s there.  Self-denial in favor of the message of the artwork — this penchant for directness is beneficial, even if it is certainly not always successful. Franz WelserMöst has long been able to concentrate on works that really suit him, working on pieces he likes to say are ‘close to his heart’.” —Concerti, November 2013

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“The second evening of their visit to Frankfurt started luxuriously: The Cleveland Orchestra’s own chorus performed Beethoven’s Mass in C major at the Alte Oper, joined of course by the orchestra itself from Northeast Ohio, which was the focus of two concerts in the city.  The Cleveland Orchestra . . . juxtaposed works by Beethoven with the Sixth and Tenth Symphonies by Dmitri Shostakovich. The symbiosis between the orchestra and the chorus was unsurpassable.  Under Austrian conductor Franz Welser-Möst, who has been music director in the city on Lake Erie since 2002, Beethoven’s lyrical, literal setting of the Latin Mass came across lean, subtle, and transparent, despite all the opulence in the performing forces.  The balance between singers and instrumentalists was perfect in the soft and mild passages.” —Allgemeine Zeitung, November 12, 2013


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Orchestra’s recording of Bruckner 4th receives praise and awards

Under 18s Free ticketing program extended to new series and concerts at Severance Hall

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst’s live recording of Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4, released earlier this year, is receiving wide acclaim in reviews from around the world — including a new award announced this fall. The Bruckner Society of America has just announced that it is giving this DVD its “best video of the year” designation, lauding the perfordes mance and the presentation. ma The performance was filmed in 2012 at the beautiful 17th-centtury baroque Abbey of St. Florian in Austria. Emmy Award-winner Brian Large directed the video recording. This is the first video produced of the recent critical edition of the 1888 version of Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony, edited by Benjamin Korstvedt and published in 2004 as part of the Bruckner Collected Works edition. Reviewers’ praise includes: “How does one approach Anton Bruckner and his exuberant Fourth Symphony distinctively? Franz Welser-Möst and his fellow Clevelanders accomplished it. And in such a way!” —Vienna Zeitung, June 2013 “A great orchestra, a Bruckner expert. . . . Five out of five stars.” —Kurier (Austria), May 2013 “In St. Florian, Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra breathed new life into this version. A glorious concert.” —Die Presse (Austria), May 2013 Clasart produced the recording, which is being distributed by Arthaus and Naxos. The Cleveland Orchestra’s long-term partnership with Clasart has resulted in five Bruckner DVDs to date. Founded in Munich in 1977, Clasart is part of the Tele München Group. The Cleveland Orchestra extends special thanks to Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich and Tele München Group for their ongoing support for electronic media projects.

Committed to welcoming more young people and families, The Cleveland Orchestra has significantly expanded its “Under 18s Free” program for the 2013-14 season at Severance Hall — to include forty-six concerts from September to May, an increase from just fourteen “Under 18s Free” concerts in the 2012-13 season. “Under 18s Free” tickets will be available for all family programming at Severance Hall, along with Cleveland Orchestra concerts on Fridays and Sundays. The concerts include the Family Concert Series, PNC Musical Rainbows, Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus concerts, as well as The Cleveland Orchestra’s Friday morning and evening concerts and Sunday matinees. “We’re dedicated to serving more people in our community,” says Gary Hanson, the Orchestra’s executive director. “The expansion of our ‘Under 18s Free’ program will provide access to more than three times as many performances for families and young people this season.” Since the creation of the Center for Future Audiences in 2010, funding from the Center has helped enable nearly 60,000 young people to attend Blossom Music Festival concerts and performances at Severance Hall. The Center’s ticket initiatives include “Under 18s Free,” Student Advantage, and Student Ambassadors programs. The Center for Future Audiences, created with a lead endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation, was established to fund programs to develop new generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeastern Ohio. The “Under 18s Free” program offers free tickets (one per regular-priced adult paid admission) to young people ages 7-17. (Holiday concerts and Celebrity Series concerts are excluded from the “Under 18s Free” offer.) Individual free tickets for Severance Hall concerts for this program must be purchased through the Severance Hall Ticket Office; series purchases for some series are available online.

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OrchestraNews New album being released by Orchestra musician; featuring trombone hits and transcriptions Massimo La Rosa, principal trombone of The Cleveland Orchestra, released a new album on October 24 titled Sempre Espressivo. The album features works for trombone, including J.S. Bach’s Suite No. 1 in G major for solo cello (performed on trombone) and a new arrangement of the Intermezzo from Puccini’s opera Manon Lescaut. The CD is available for purchase through the Cleveland Orchestra Store at Severance Hall.

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Next “Meet the Artist” luncheon of season held December 6 in South Euclid The Women’s Committee’s annual series of Meet the Artist luncheons continues on Friday, December 6. The guest artist for the season’s second event is Joela Jones, principal keyboard of The Cleveland Orchestra. She will discuss her career with Randy Elliot, assistant artistic administrator, and perform a short program during the event. This Meet the Artist luncheon takes place at Mayfield Sand Ridge Club (1545 Sheridan Road, South Euclid). A reception begins at 11:30 a.m., with lunch following at noon, and then the program with Joela Jones at 1 p.m. The cost is $35 for Women’s Committee members; $38 for non-members. Reservations are suggested. Please call Cleveland Orchestra Ticket Services at 216-231-1111.

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OrchestraNews F.A.M.I.L.Y N.E.W.S Please join in extending congratulations and warm wishes to: Sonja Braaten Molloy (violin) and her husband, Owen Molloy, whose baby boy, Cormac Henry, was born June 22. Charles Bernard (cello) and Jeff Williams, who were married on September 5. Lyle Steelman (trumpet) and Leslie Brown, who were married on September 14.

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Franklin Cohen serves on competition jury and teaches in China, Japan, and Korea Franklin Cohen, principal clarinet of The Cleveland Orchestra, is on a foururweek trip to Asia during which he has been invited to serve on the jury, with other prominent clarinetists from around the world, for the 2013 Beijing ng International Clarinet Competition. After the competition, he will give masterclasses for the international contestants who have come to par-ticipate. Cohen will then visit Seoul,l, Osaka, and Tokyo, where he will present concerts, seminars, and classes at several of Japan and Korea’s major conservatories.

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Orchestra announces “At Home” neighborhood residency in Lakewood for May 2014 The Cleveland Orchestra and Lakewood have anat home nounced a new partnership to present the Orchestra’s next “At Home” neighborhood residency in May 2014. The centerpiece of this week of activities, education programs, and public performances will be a free Cleveland Orchestra concert at the Civic Auditorium in Lakewood on Saturday evening, May 24. The concert will be recorded for a delayed broadcast on WVIZ/PBS ideastream, and a radio broadcast on WCLV 104.9. The television broadcast will also feature a segment about the Orchestra’s performances, collaborations, and events in Lakewood. “Creating a grassroots opportunity for Lakewood to experience perhaps the greatest orchestra in the world at a very personal level is a cultural experience that we will remember for years to come,” commented Lakewood Mayor Michael P. Summers in announcing the collaboration. “Our increasingly vibrant commercial corridors and neighborhoods will be made ever-more-so by the music and the musicians.” Ian Andrews, executive director of LakewoodAlive, Lakewood’s nonprofit economic development organization, added, “Lakewood is known for its commitment to the arts.  The Orchestra’s events will strengthen this commitment and showcase the city’s great quality of life, local organizations, restaurants, schools, and businesses that make our community special.” The Cleveland Orchestra introduced its “At Home” neighborhood residency program in May 2013 with a week of performances and activities in the Gordon Square community of Cleveland. Events include free performances by Orchestra musicians and education programs for children, students, and families. Details of The Cleveland Orchestra’s Lakewood neighborhood residency will be announced in March 2014, along with information about acquiring tickets for the free Cleveland Orchestra concerts.

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OrchestraNews Free tickets to Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert go on sale January 2 On Sunday, January 19, The Cleveland Orchestra performs its 34th annual concert celebrating the spirit of Dr. King’s life, leadership, and vision in music, song, and community recognition. Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Thursday, January 2, through the Severance Hall Ticket Office in person, by phone, or online at clevelandorchestra.com. There is a limit of 2 tickets per person. Due to high demand, all tickets for this concert are usually distributed by 4 p.m. on the day they are made available.

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Cleveland Orchestra offers gift ideas for the holidays, including new recordings, gift certificates, and more . . . Music and the holidays are a perfect match. The Cleveland Orchestra Store offers a host of musical performances this holiday season, including the Orchestra’s latest DVDs and CDs, as well as releases by Orchestra musicians. Music boxes and music-themed holiday ornaments, stationery, books, stuffed toys and musical gifts for children of all ages, fashion scarves, jewelry, and Cleveland Orchestra logo apparel are also on sale at the Store. In addition, Cleveland Orchestra Gift Certificates and Blossom Lawn Ticket Books for the Orchestra’s 2014 Blossom Festival are available at the Severance Hall Ticket Office by calling 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141, or at clevelandorchestra.com.

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OrchestraNews A.R.O.U.N.D T.O.W.N Recitals and presentations Upcoming local performances by members of The Cleveland Orchestra include: On Wednesday evening, December 4, a group of Cleveland Orchestra musicians are performing as part of the 16th annual “Instrumental Evening for the Earth” in Cleveland. Musicians include Daniel McKelway (clarinet) and Lembi Veskimets (viola) along with Sae Shiragami (violin), Jeffrey Rathbun (oboe), and Barrick Stees (bassoon). The event takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at SmARTspace at the 78th Street Studios in the Gordon Square Arts District. The multisensory experience features music, gourmet foods, an eco-raffle, and a live auction. All proceeds benefit Earth Day Coalition’s work for a healthy environment. Tickets are $100 (students $50). For more information or to purchase tickets, call 216-281-6468, ext. 231.

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Women’s Committee continues a holiday tradition with Silver Bells raising money for The Cleveland Orchestra Silver Bells and The Cleveland Orchestra have gone hand in hand for more than four decades, and they’re ringing in another year. Reed & Barton silver bells inscribed with “Christmas 2013” are being sold to benefit Community and Education programs of The Cleveland Orchestra. The bells are a project of the Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra. Silver-plated Reed & Barton bells to benefit the Orchestra cost $25. The bells can be purchased from the Cleveland Orchestra Store and from several local gift shops. In addition, Women’s Committee members are selling the bells in the lobbies of Severance Hall at concerts throughout the holiday period.

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Post-concert performers chosen for spring concerts in KeyBank Fridays@7 series Following the first performance in September, The Cleveland Orchestra’s Fridays@7 series continues in 2014 with three popular concert offerings, pairing orchestral favorites with an array of post-concert world music presentations. The three spring concerts (March 7, April 11, and May 2) feature popular works for piano and orchestra by Rachmaninoff, plus Mozart’s Requiem. The one-hour concerts include the early 7 p.m. start time, plus extra music both before and after. The post-concert presentations in the spring will be: March 7 — New York Gypsy All-Stars. Back by popular demand to Fridays@7, the New York Gypsy All-Stars jump the turnstiles of Balkanalia, Turkish roots, and gypsy soul with funky refinement. April 11 — The Medicine Show reaches people in hard-to-get places. The international group made up of players from Brazil, America, Japan, and Germany who are inspired by the intersection of their collective desire to play music that is a passport into another dimension. May 2 — Requiem to Resurrection. Gospel legend Theresa Thomason and the Mt. Zion Congregational Church gospel choir will lift the rafters in a musical journey for the soul. Let the spirit move you! Special three-concert series packages are available for the spring KeyBank Fridays@7 performances. Contact Severance Hall Ticket Services for complete details, or purchase online at clevelandorchestra.com.

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LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE MUSIC

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

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Cleveland Orchestra Concert Previews are presented before every regular subscription concert, and are free to all ticketholders to that day’s performance. Previews are designed to enrich the concert-going experience for audience members of all levels of musical knowledge through a variety of interviews and through talks by local and national experts. Concert Previews are made possible by a generous endowment gift from Dorothy Humel Hovorka. November 29, 30, December 1 “A Symphony Masquerading as a Concerto” with Pierre van der Westhuizen, executive director of the Cleveland International Piano Competition

December 5, 6, 7 “Beethoven and the Piano Concerto” with David J. Rothenberg, associate professor of musicology, Case Western Reserve University

January 9, 10, 11, 12 “Brahms: Tragic or Academic?” with David J. Rothenberg

January 16, 17, 18 “Force and Majesty: Beethoven and the Piano” with guest speaker Jerry Wong (January 16, 18), associate professor of piano, Kent State University with guest speaker Donna Lee (January 17), associate professor of piano, Kent State University

February 6, 8 “Night and Day: Musical Boundaries”

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bring together works from the 19th and 20th centuries, created from European traditions and American know-how and daring. In his Piano Concerto from the 1840s, the German composer Robert Schumann was striving to merge together two streams of music — to retain the clarity of form that Mozart had handed down through Beethoven and Schubert, while still acknowledging (but dampening) the show-off virtuosity that new (and louder) pianos and public taste had encouraged. Schumann, himself a pianist of exceptional ability, succeeded well in his quest, creating something of a “symphony with piano,” all parts balanced and soul-felt, but equally careful, interesting, and exciting. Guest soloist David Fray joins with conductor Marin Alsop and The Cleveland Orchestra in this long popular concerto. The reputation of American music reached a peak in the 1940s (a hundred years after Schumann’s concerto), when the generation that included Aaron Copland, Roger Sessions, Walter Piston, Roy Harris, Samuel Barber, Virgil Thomson, Carl Ruggles, and Gian Carlo Menotti was rightly acclaimed as a distinctive American school. This group had firm Schumann, roots in the classics and European tradiBarber, and Copland tions, and were still attached to a fundamentally tonal language. Indeed, they were barely affected (or infected) by inroads from folk music and popular music or by the craze for experimentation that seized young composers in the 1950s. From the 1940s, we hear in this program two of the finest orchestral works of the 20th century, by Barber and Copland respectively, two composers whose work has risen and fallen in the scales of criticism, but which is now firmly established as representing truly classic achievements of a very abundant era.

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I was meant to be a composer and I’m sure I will be. Don’t ask me to try to forget this unpleasant thing and go play football. Please. —Samuel Barber


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At a Glance This work runs about 10 minutes in performance. Barber scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, 2 clarinets (second doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (cymbals, side drum, bass drum, tamtam), and strings.

no, and among his earlier mature works is an Essay for Orchestra, composed in 1937. His friend the poet Robert Horan had suggested composing something on the lines of a literary essay — an idea that appealed sharply to Barber, not only because it was a less formidable ambition than composing a full orchestral symphony (which he had in fact already done once), and partly because he was passionately fond of literature, especially English literature. He had already set the words of Shelley and Matthew Arnold and had composed a lively overture on Sheridan’s School for Scandal. The second orchestral Essay was composed in response to a request from Serge Koussevitsky, long-standing conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, although in fact it was performed not by him, but by Mahler’s friend and champion, Bruno Walter. It was composed mostly in 1941 at a time when Barber was under the impending threat of being called up for military service. One critic has said of the Second Essay that “one perhaps hears that it was written in wartime.” But Barber deliberately left no particular program for his three Essays for orchestra, and an entirely different response may legitimately spring to the listener’s mind. Barber did join the Army Air Force in April 1943 and he served until the end of World War II. (His Second Symphony was commissioned by the Air Force.) Being a singer, Barber understood that voices could never feel comfortable with the kind of angular, wide-spread theme that he gives first to the flute, then to the bass clarinet at the start of his Second Essay. But the music proceeds to show that such material can generate an expansive musical dialog in purely orchestral terms. An important new element is introduced by the timpani, with an alternating figure taken up at once by the violins and then by the trumpet, and a third theme belongs to the violas. What follows could be compared to the movement of a symphony, but Barber is free of such constraints. When the clarinet runs off with the timpani’s alternating figure, it is as if a scherzo has taken over, leading to a display of orchestral virtuosity and a strong climax. The final section is hymn-like and solemn, supporting a theme that any singer could manage, all earlier angularity being now exorcised and spent. —Hugh Macdonald © 2013

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had little patience for the hordes of virtuoso pianists who showed off their brilliant fingerwork and dazzled audiences all over Europe on the new-fangled instruments that were much bigger and brighter than anything Mozart had known. Even Beethoven sensed the potential of the new upper octaves, which could be heard (though not by himself, of course) at the back of large halls and could compete on equal terms with the modern orchestra. Schumann’s early piano music felt the lure of this brilliant style, but he soon championed the cause of expression and feeling in the face of virtuosity and brilliance. In 1839, Schumann wrote, when a particular concerto offended him: “We must await the genius who will show us in a new and brilliant way how orchestra and piano may be combined, and how the soloist, dominant at the keyboard, may unfold the wealth of his instrument and his art while the orchestra, no longer a mere spectator, may interweave its manifold facets into the scene.” Schumann’s gift for prophecy, so accurate when proclaiming the genius of the young Chopin and the young Brahms, was this time pointing with equal accuracy to himself. In 1839, he had in fact begun to sketch a piece for piano and orchestra for his beloved Clara, and it was finished in 1841 under the title Fantasie. There was no opportunity to perform it, however, and three publishers declined to print it. Four years later, he added an Andantino section, linking to a Rondo, to make a three-movement concerto. And in this form, once it had been performed by Clara in Leipzig on New Year’s Day, 1846, it was successful everywhere — and came to be one of the best-loved of Romantic piano concertos. The first movement betrays the character of a Fantasie in many ways, since the main theme, heard first in the winds with the piano’s immediate response, reappears in many guises. It serves as the second subject in the major key, now on the clarinet over the piano’s rippling accompaniment, and also as an interruption before the development, when the theme is passed back and forth between the clarinet and the piano in a marvelously languorous mood. Finally, after the cadenza, it appears in a brisk closing coda. About the Music

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As a model of how soloist and orchestra may be combined, the middle movement Intermezzo splits its theme between these forces, who continue the conversation until it is time for a new theme. This is presented by the cellos with elegant interjections from the soloist. At the end, as the movement fades to nothing, oboes and clarinets bring back the first movement’s main theme in a hesitant manner, recalling the equivalent moment in Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto (No. 5), before the finale bursts in with new energy. The last movement’s theme is a thinly disguised version of the concerto’s opening theme, and the soloist is soon engaged in traversing the keyboard with a stream of notes that comes close to the domain of virtuosity. But the melodic sweep is always present, and a contrasting theme exploits a different kind of skill, the control of rhythmic dislocation. Schumann’s passion for the teasing effects of cross-rhythms puts both soloist and orchestra on their mettle, but they emerge from it with a new rush of energy that drives them together to the close. —Hugh Macdonald © 2013 Hugh Macdonald is Avis H. Blewett Professor Emeritus of Music at Washington University in St. Louis and is a noted authority on French music. He has written books on Beethoven, Berlioz, and Scriabin.

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At a Glance Schumann composed the first movement of his Piano Concerto during the spring and summer of 1841 as a “fantasy” for piano and orchestra. He added the second and third movements four years later, and the concerto was first performed in Dresden on December 4, 1845, with Clara Schumann at the piano and Ferdinand Hiller conducting. (The score was published with a dedication to Hiller.) This concerto runs about 30 minutes in performance. Schumann scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings, and solo piano. Schumann’s Piano Concerto was first performed by The Cleveland Orchestra at a pair of subscription concerts in January 1920; Nikolai Sokoloff conducted and Mischa Levitzki was the soloist. The most recent performances were given by pianist PierreLaurent Aimard under the direction of Franz WelserMöst in 2011.

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ROBERT SCHUMANN 1810-1856

TOP : Two portraits of Schumann, at age sixteen in 1826 and in 1847. BOT TOM : Alone in a pensive mood, and in Hamburg in 1850, with Clara his wife (one of the great pianists of the 19th century).

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To send light into the darkness of human hearts â&#x20AC;&#x201D; this is the duty of the artist. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Robert Schumann


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Aaron Copland, 1974. Photo by Peter Hastings, taken at Severance Hall.

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COPLAND born November 14, 1900 Brooklyn, New York died December 2, 1990 Sleepy Hollow, New York

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A A R O N C O P L A N D â&#x20AC;&#x2122; S long life and busy career as composer and teacher left a legacy of great richness. He was quite quickly regarded as a leading figure among the many musicians of midcentury who were particularly concerned with the problem of defining a distinctive American voice in music. Even by 1900, the year of his birth, there had been many excellent American composers (too little heard today, without a doubt), but their training was European and their style was recognizably related to the great German, Czech, and French traditions. Copland studied in France with Nadia Boulanger and he was much under the spell of Stravinsky, but he was nonetheless determined to fashion what he had learned into something new. In one direction, in the sphere of abstract instrumental music such as sonatas and variations, he was clearly a brave pioneer with a considerable musical intellect, but it was in ballet and film that he was able to put an American label on his music and win a degree of popularity that lifted him to the most favored rank. Raised in the Jewish community of Brooklyn, he was clearly not a natural son of the prairies, yet he managed to convey a sense of the great outdoors and of the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wide spaciousness in the music he wrote for the ballets Billy the Kid and Appalachian Spring, and in his scores for films such as Of Mice and Men and The Red Pony. During World War II, he broadened this national identity with patriotic pieces such as the Lincoln Portrait and Fanfare for the Common Man. So when in 1944 he was asked by Serge Koussevitsky to write something in memory of the conductorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wife, Natalie Koussevitsky, Copland took the opportunity to combine in one big work his gift for large-scale formal thinking with his sharpened sense of national musical greatness. The end of the war was a moment for a strong positive gesture in music, and so he composed the largest symphonic work of his career using the Fanfare for the Common Man as a rousing and recognizable basis for its triumphant finale. In fact, he became so absorbed in the composition of the symphony that he refused some tempting offers from Hollywood, including the opportunity to work with Alfred Hitchcock. His first symphony, written in 1924, had a prominent organ part, though he later revised it without the organ. His

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second symphony, the so-called Short Symphony, was lean and concise, with a modest orchestra. In the Third Symphony, in contrast, he adopted the full traditional four-movement form and called for an immense orchestra whose full weight is not actually heard until the close of the finale. Copland’s delight in rhythmic intricacy is on display in all four movements. This dismayed some of the music’s early critics, but it is more teasing for the eye as printed in the score than for the ear, since the listener readily engages with Copland’s lopsided and often joyful treatment of the beat. The first movement spreads outwards from its broad, simple opening, gradually gathering pace and momentum, but never losing dignity and control. The composer’s harmonic style is based on diatonic chords from within the traditional major scale, but avoiding clean common triads. Until the end of the movement, that is, because the final chord is a luminous chord of E major, a fundamental entity that has not been heard in the work until that point. The second movement is a scherzo, brisk and breezy, which reminds us strongly of Copland’s success as a ballet composer. It also evokes Shostakovich, but without any aggression. The central section is pastoral and relaxed, led off by the oboe, while the reprise of the scherzo is cut short by a noisy version of the pastoral theme, grandioso. The slow third movement brings to mind the words of Darius Milhaud: “The melancholy simplicity of the Third Symphony’s themes is a direct expression of Copland’s own delicate sadness and sensitive heart.” This is not robust cowboy music but a quiet reflection on almost atonal themes, most of them pitched high in the orchestra. The central section is a surprise, returning to rhythmic, spiky music with a toyshop character. There is no big climax but a gradual return to the pensive, desolate music of the opening. Once again, a pure major triad at the end is perfectly judged. This leads directly into the finale, with the striding gestures of the Fanfare for the Common Man prominently passed from one instrument to another. (Copland had created this Fanfare as part of a wartime project of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, which created a series of propagandistically upbeat or patriotic fanfares to begin each concert during the 1942-43 season; Copland’s became an immediate and ongoing favorite with audiences and musicians.) In the symphony, the rhythmic complexity is constant, but the effect is uplifting as the orches-

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tra rises to great heights of virtuosity. At one point, the oboe leads us like children to run free in the fields; at another we are rescued from an overpowering climax by the piccolo wandering off on its own. The fanfare is naturally the concluding gesture of a symphony that has ranged far and wide in feeling and expression and come to rest on a strongly positive note. —Hugh Macdonald © 2013

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Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and Serge Koussevitzky together at Tanglewood in 1940. Koussevitzky encouraged both young men in their music creating and musicmaking, including the commissioning of Copland’s Third Symphony.

At a Glance Copland began his Third Symphony in 1944, on a commission from the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, completing the work by September 1946. The symphony was premiered on October 18, 1946, with Serge Koussevitzky leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra. This symphony runs about 45 minutes in performance. Copland scored it for 3 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, english horn, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (bass drum, snare drum, tenor drum, tamtam, woodblock, slapstick, cymbals, triangle, ratchet, xylophone, glockenspiel, tubular bells, anvil, claves), 2 harps, celesta, piano, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed Copland’s Third Symphony in 1947 under the direction of George Szell. Copland led Cleveland performances in 1965 and 1974.

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David Fray French pianist David Fray has been acclaimed for his musicality, technique, and inventive interpretations. He made his United States debut with The Cleveland Orchestra in August 2009 and most recently appeared in April 2011. Born in 1981 in Tarbes, France, David Fray began piano lessons at age four. He later studied with Jacques Rouvier at the National Superior Conservatory of Music in Paris, from which he graduated with highest honors. His mentors include Paul Badura-Skoda, Dimitri Bashkirov, Pierre Boulez, Christoph Eschenbach, and Menahem Pressler. Mr. Fray’s engagements in recent seasons have included performances with the orchestras of Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. He has also appeared with the Bayerische Rundfunk Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Orchestre National de France, and the Orchestre de Paris. In addition, Mr. Fray has played at New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival, Roque d’Anthéron Piano Festival, Toulouse’s Piano aux Jacobins, and Warsaw’s Beethoven Easter Festival. In recital, David Fray has performed in renowned concert halls across Asia, Europe, and North America, including appearances in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Geneva, Kyoto, London, Montreal, New York City, Paris, Rome, Vienna, and Zurich. Among Mr. Fray’s many prizes and awards are the Banque Populaire, Diploma for Outstanding Merit at Japan’s Fift h International Hamamatsu Competition, Feydeau de Brou Saint Paul grant, Révélation classique from ADAMI, and the Young Soloist of the Year Award of the Commission of French Speaking Public Radio Stations. At the 2004 Montreal International Music Competition, Mr. Fray received Second Grand Prize, resulting in the ATMA Classique release of his first album. Since 2007, David Fray has been an exclusive Virgin Classics artist. His debut Virgin recording, of works by Bach and Boulez, received the “Newcomer of the Year 2008” award from BBC Music Magazine as well as the “Victoires de la Musique 2010.” His second album featured four keyboard concertos by Bach, and resulted in Mr. Fray’s second Echo Classic award in 2009. He has also recorded works by Mozart and Schubert. An excerpt from his recital at La Roque d’Anthéron is included on an Idéale Audience DVD, and he is the subject of a 2008 documentary by the German/French television network ARTE+7, also available on DVD.

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Student attendance continues to grow at Severance Hall As The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2013-14 season gets underway, more Student Advantage Members, Frequent Fan Card holders, Student Ambassadors, and student groups are contributing to the continued success of these programs. The Orchestra’s ongoing Student Advantage Program provides opportunities for students to attend concerts at Severance Hall and Blossom through discounted ticket offers. Membership is free to join and rewards members with discounted ticket purchases. For this season, a record 6,000 students have joined. The Student Frequent Fan Card was introduced a year ago with great success. The program is continuing to grow, with the number of Frequent Fan Card holders tripling so far this season over 2012-13. Priced at $50, the Fan Card offers students unlimited single tickets (one ticket per card holder) to weekly classical subscription concerts all season long. The Student Ambassador program is also growing. These young volunteers help to promote the Orchestra’s concert offerings and student programs directly on campuses across Northeast Ohio. Also this year, a group of Student Marketing Advisors was formed to help the Orchestra incorporate student feedback and insight to programs, and give local marketing majors a chance to work closely with the Orchestra’s sales team. In addition, attendance through Student Group sales are also bringing in more and more young people to Cleveland Orchestra concerts. From as far as Toronto and Nashville, these groups make up an integral part of the overall success toward generating participation and interest among young people. All of these programs are supported by The Cleveland Orchestra’s Center for Future Audiences, through the Alexander and Sarah Cutler Fund for Student Audiences. The Center for Future Audiences was created with a $20 million lead endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation to develop new generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio.

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Education and Music Serving the Community The Cleveland Orchestra draws together traditional and new programs in music education and community involvement to deepen connections with audiences throughout Northeast Ohio

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T H E C L E V E L A N D O R C H E S T R A has a long and proud history of sharing the value and joy of music with citizens throughout Northeast Ohio. Education and community programs date to the Orchestra’s founding in 1918 and have remained a central focus of the ensemble’s activities for over ninety years. Today, with the support of many generous individual, foundation, corporate, and governmental funding partners, the Orchestra’s educational and community programs reach more than 60,000 young people and adults annually, helping to foster a love of music and a lifetime of involvement with the musical arts. On these pages, we share photographs from a sampling of these many programs. For additional information about these and other programs, visit us at clevelandorchestra.com or contact the Education & Community Programs Office by calling 216-231-7355.

Franz Welser-Möst leads a concert at John Adams High School. Through such In-School Performances and Education Concerts at Severance Hall, The Cleveland Orchestra introduced more than 4 million young people to symphonic music over the past nine decades. Severance Hall 2013-14

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Each season’s Family Concert series at Severance Hall offers world-class music with outstanding singers, actors, mimes, and more to families from across Northeast Ohio. Last season’s “Under the Sea” concert featured music from Disney’s The Little Mermaid with The Singing Angels

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

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

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O R C H E S T R A THANK YOU The Cleveland Orchestra’s Education & Community programs are made possible by many generous individuals and organizations, including:

PROGRAM FUNDERS The Abington Foundation The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Cleveland Clinic The Cleveland Foundation Conn-Selmer, Inc. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Dominion Foundation The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation The Giant Eagle Foundation Muna & Basem Hishmeh Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation KeyBank The Laub Foundation The Lubrizol Corporation Macy’s The Music and Drama Club The Nord Family Foundation Ohio Arts Council Ohio Savings Bank, A Division of New York Community Bank PNC The Reinberger Foundation Albert G. & Olive H. Schlink Foundation Harold C. Schott Foundation The Sherwin-Williams Foundation Surdna Foundation Target Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust The Edward & Ruth Wilkof Foundation Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra

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

ENDOWMENT FUNDS AND FUNDERS Hope and Stanley I. Adelstein Kathleen L. Barber Mr. Roger G. Berk In memory of Anna B. Body Isabelle and Ronald Brown Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Roberta R. Calderwood Alice H. Cull Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Emrick, Jr. Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie Mr. David J. Golden The George Gund Foundation Dorothy Humel Hovorka Mr. James J. Hummer Frank and Margaret Hyncik Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Alfred Lerner In-School Performance Fund Machaskee Fund for Community Programming Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Meisel Christine Gitlin Miles Mr. and Mrs. David T. Morganthaler Morley Fund for Pre-School Education The Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund Pysht Fund The Ratner, Miller, and Shafran Families and Forest City Enterprises, Inc. In memory of Georg Solti The William N. Skirball Endowment Jules and Ruth Vinney Youth Orchestra Touring Fund Anonymous

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More than 1,250 talented youth musicians have performed as members of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra in the quarter century since the ensemble’s founding in 1986. Many have gone on to careeers in professional orchestras around the world, including four current members of The Cleveland Orchestra.

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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y The Heritage Society honors those individuals who are helping to ensure the future of The Cleveland Orchestra with a Legacy gift. Legacy gifts come in many forms, including bequests, charitable gift annuities, and insurance policies. The following listing of members is current as of September 2013. For more information, please call Bridget Mundy, Legacy Giving Officer, at 216-231-8006. Lois A. Aaron Leonard Abrams Shuree Abrams* Gay Cull Addicott Stanley and Hope Adelstein Sylvia K. Adler Gerald O. Allen* Norman and Marjorie* Allison George N. Aronoff Herbert Ascherman, Jr. Jack and Darby Ashelman Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Ruth Balombin* Mrs. Louis W. Barany* D. Robert* and Kathleen L. Barber Jack Barnhart Margaret B. and Henry T.* Barratt Norma E. Battes* Rev. Thomas T. Baumgardner and Dr. Joan Baumgardner Fred G. and Mary W. Behm Bertram H. Behrens* Dr. Ronald and Diane Bell Bob Bellamy Joseph P. Bennett Ila M. Berry Howard R. and Barbara Kaye Besser Dr.* and Mrs. Murray M. Bett Dr. Marie Bielefeld Raymond J. Billy (Biello) Dr. and Mrs. Harold B. Bilsky* Robert E. and Jean Bingham* Claudia Bjerre Mr. William P. Blair III Mrs. Flora Blumenthal Mr. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Bolton Kathryn Bondy* Loretta and Jerome* Borstein Mr. and Mrs.* Otis H. Bowden II Ruth Turvy Bowman* Drs. Christopher P. Brandt and Beth Brandt Sersig Mr. D. McGregor Brandt, Jr. David and Denise Brewster Richard F. Brezic* Robert W. Briggs Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Ronald and Isabelle Brown* Mr. and Mrs. Clark E. Bruner* Mr. and Mrs.* Harvey Buchanan

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Rita W. Buchanan* Joan and Gene* Buehler Gretchen L. Burmeister Stanley and Honnie* Busch Milan and Jeanne* Busta Mrs. Noah L. Butkin* Mr. and Mrs. William C. Butler Minna S. Buxbaum* Gregory and Karen Cada Roberta R. Calderwood* Jean S. Calhoun* Harry and Marjorie M. Carlson Janice L. Carlson Dr. and Mrs. Roland D. Carlson Mr. and Mrs. George P. Carmer* Barbara A. Chambers, D. Ed. Arthur L. Charni* Ellen Wade Chinn* NancyBell Coe Kenneth S. and Deborah G. Cohen Ralph M. and Mardy R. Cohen Victor J. and Ellen E. Cohn Robert and Jean* Conrad Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Conway James P. and Catherine E. Conway* Rudolph R. Cook* The Honorable Colleen Conway Cooney John D. and Mary D.* Corry Dr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Cross* Martha Wood Cubberley Dr. William S. Cumming* In Memory of Walter C. and Marion J. Curtis Mr. and Mrs. William W. Cushwa Howard Cutson Dr. Christine A. Hudak, Mr. Marc F. Cymes Mr. and Mrs. Don C. Dangler Mr. and Mrs. Howard J. Danzinger Barbara Ann Davis Carol J. Davis Charles and Mary Ann Davis William E. and Gloria P. Dean, Jr. Mary Kay DeGrandis and Edward J. Donnelly Neeltje-Anne DeKoster Carolyn L. Dessin William R. Dew* Mrs. Armand J. DiLellio James A. Dingus, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Distad Maureen A. Doerner and Geoffrey T. White Henry and Mary Doll Gerald and Ruth Dombcik Mr.* and Mrs. Roland W. Donnem

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

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

Jerry and Martha* Jarrett Merritt Johnquest Allan V. Johnson E. Anne Johnson Nancy Kurfess Johnson, M.D. Paul and Lucille Jones* Mrs. R. Stanley Jones* William R. Joseph* David and Gloria Kahan Julian and Etole Kahan Drs. Julian* and Aileen Kassen Milton and Donna* Katz Patricia and Walter* Kelley Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Malcolm E. Kenney Nancy H. Kiefer* Charles M. and Janet G. Kimball* James and Gay* Kitson Mr. Clarence E. Klaus, Jr. Mary Elizabeth and G. Robert Klein* Julian H. and Emily W. Klein* Thea Klestadt* Paul and Cynthia Klug Martha D. Knight Mr. and Mrs. Robert Koch Dr. Vilma L. Kohn Elizabeth Davis Kondorossy* Clayton Koppes Mr.* and Mrs. James G. Kotapish, Sr. LaVeda Kovar* Margery A. Kowalski Bruce G. Kriete* Mr. and Mrs. Gregory G. Kruszka Thomas and Barbara Kuby Eleanor and Stephen Kushnick Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre James I. Lader Mr. and Mrs. David A. Lambros Dr. Joan P. Lambros* Mrs. Carolyn Lampl Marjorie M. Lamport Louis Lane Charles K. László and Maureen O’Neill-László Anthony T. and Patricia Lauria Charles and Josephine Robson Leamy Fund Teela C. Lelyveld Mr. and Mrs. Roger J. Lerch Judy D. Levendula Gerda Levine Dr. and Mrs. Howard Levine Bracy E. Lewis Mr. and Mrs.* Thomas A. Liederbach Rollin and Leda Linderman Ruth S. Link Dr. and Mrs. William K. Littman Jeff and Maggie Love Dr. Alan and Mrs. Min Cha Lubin Ann B. and Robert R. Lucas* Kate Lunsford Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Lynch* Patricia MacDonald

Alex and Carol Machaskee Jerry Maddox Mrs. H. Stephen Madsen Alice D. Malone Mr. and Mrs. Donald Malpass, Jr. Lucille Harris Mann Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Clement P. Marion Mr. Wilbur J. Markstrom* Dr. and Mrs. Sanford E. Marovitz David C. and Elizabeth F. Marsh Duane and Joan* Marsh Florence Marsh, Ph.D.* Mr. and Mrs. Anthony M. Martincic Kathryn A. Mates Dr. Lee Maxwell and Michael M. Prunty Alexander and Marianna* McAfee Nancy B. McCormack Mr. William C. McCoy Marguerite H. McGrath* Dorothy R. McLean Jim* and Alice Mecredy James and Virginia Meil Mr. and Mrs.* Robert F. Meyerson Brenda Clark Mikota Christine Gitlin Miles Chuck and Chris Miller Edith and Ted* Miller Leo Minter, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mitchell Robert L. Moncrief Ms. Beth E. Mooney Beryl and Irv Moore Ann Jones Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Stanley L. Morgan* George and Carole Morris Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Morris Mr. and Mrs.* Donald W. Morrison Joan R. Mortimer, PhD Florence B. Moss Susan B. Murphy Dr. and Mrs. Clyde L. Nash, Jr Deborah L. Neale Mrs. Ruth Neides David and Judith Newell Dr.* and Mrs. S. Thomas Niccolls Russell H. Nyland* Katherine T. O’Neill Mr. and Mrs. John D. Ong Aurel Fowler-Ostendorf* Mr. J. William and Dr. Suzanne Palmer R. Neil Fisher and Ronald J. Parks Nancy and W. Stuver Parry Mrs. John G. Pegg* Dr. and Mrs. Donald Pensiero Mary Charlotte Peters Mr. and Mrs. Peter Pfouts* Janet K. Phillips* Florence KZ Pollack Julia and Larry Pollock Victor and Louise Preslan Mrs. Robert E. Price* Lois S.* and Stanley M. Proctor LISTING CONTINUES

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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y Be forever a part of what the world is talking about! L I S T I N G C O N T I N U ED

Mr. David C. Prugh 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* Reverend Sandra Selby Eric Sellen Andrea E. Senich Thomas and Ann Sepúlveda Elsa Shackleton* B. Kathleen Shamp Jill Semko Shane

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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 Marlene and Joe Toot 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

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Elliot Veinerman* 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 Joseph F. and Dorothy L. Wasserbauer Charles D. Waters* Reverend Thomas L. Weber Etta Ruth Weigl Lucile Weingartner Eunice Podis Weiskopf* Max W. Wendel William Wendling and Lynne Woodman Marilyn J. White Robert and Marjorie Widmer* Yoash and 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 Katie and 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 (105)

*deceased

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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The generous donors listed here have made endowment gifts to support specific artistic initiatives, education and community programming and performances, facilities maintenance costs, touring and residencies, and more. (Additional endowment funds are recognized through the naming of Orchestra chairs, listed on pages 22-23.) Named funds can be established with new gifts of $250,000 or more. For information about making your own endowment gift to The Clevelamd 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

Guest Artists Fund

George Gund III Fund

Artistic Collaboration Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley

Artist-in-Residence Malcolm E. Kenney

Young Composers Jan R. and Daniel R. Lewis

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

Radio Broadcasts Robert and Jean Conrad Dr. Frederick S. and Priscilla Cross

Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Jerome and Shirley Grover Meacham Hitchcock and Family

American Conductors Fund Douglas Peace Handyside Holsey Gates Handyside

Severance Hall Guest Conductors Roger and Anne Clapp James and Donna Reid

Cleveland Orchestra Soloists Julia and Larry Pollock Family

The Eleanore T. and Joseph E. Adams Fund Mrs. Warren H. Corning The Gerhard Foundation, Inc. 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

Concert Previews Dorothy Humel Hovorka

International Touring Frances Elizabeth Wilkinson

Unrestricted Art of Beauty Company, Inc. William P. Blair III Fund for Orchestral Excellence John P. Bergren and Sarah S. Evans Nancy McCann Margaret Fulton-Mueller Virginia M. and Jon A. Lindseth

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Student Audiences Alexander and Sarah Cutler

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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 H. Cull Memorial Frank and Margaret Hyncik Junior Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Mr. and Mrs. David T. Morgenthaler John and Sally Morley The Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund The William N. Skirball Endowment

Education Concerts Week

In-School Performances Alfred M. Lerner Fund

Classroom Resources Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie

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

Musical Rainbows Pysht Fund

Community Programming Alex and Carol Machaskee

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

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

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

Severance Hall Preservation Severance family and friends

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

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

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

Cumulative Giving

Annual Support

JOHN L. SEVERANCE SOCIETY

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.

$5 MILLION AND MORE

KeyBank PNC $1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

gifts of $2,500 or more during the past year, as of September 5, 2013

PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $300,000 AND MORE

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Hyster-Yale Materials Handling NACCO Industries, Inc. KeyBank The Lubrizol Corporation Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich (Europe) The J. M. Smucker Company

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

$50,000 TO $99,999

PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $200,000 TO $299,999

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

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Cumulative Giving

Annual Support

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$1 MILLION AND MORE

$10 MILLION AND MORE

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

The George Gund Foundation Knight Foundation (Cleveland, Miami) The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation John P. Murphy Foundation $1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

The William Bingham Foundation The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation GAR Foundation Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation David and Inez Myers Foundation National Endowment for the Arts The Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund The Payne Fund The Reinberger Foundation The Sage Cleveland Foundation

gifts of $2,000 or more during the past year, as of September 5, 2013

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

Kulas Foundation John P. Murphy Foundation The Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund Ohio Arts Council $100,000 TO $249,999

Sidney E. Frank Foundation GAR Foundation Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund David and Inez Myers Foundation $50,000 TO $99,999

The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of The Cleveland Foundation The Mandel Foundation National Endowment for the Arts Donald and Alice Noble Foundation, Inc. The Nord Family Foundation 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 Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros Charitable Trust Fisher-Renkert Foundation The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation The William O. and Gertrude Lewis Frohring Foundation Funding Arts Network (Miami) The Hankins Foundation The Muna & Basem Hishmeh Foundation Richard H. Holzer Memorial 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 Kenneth W. Scott Foundation The Sherwick Fund Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation The South Waite 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 and 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 September 2013.

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 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The Frederick and Julia Nonneman Foundation William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation Peacock Foundation, Inc. (Miami) Polsky Fund of Akron Community Foundation 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.

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Daniel R. and Jan R. Lewis (Miami, Cleveland) $5 MILLION TO $10 MILLION

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 $1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

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 The Ralph and Luci Schey Foundation Anonymous (3) The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in lifetime giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. As of September 2013.

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Daniel R. and Jan R. Lewis (Miami) Peter B. Lewis and Janet Rosel (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Ratner INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $200,000 TO $499,999

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

James D. Ireland III Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Keithley Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Kloiber (Europe) Mrs. Emma S. Lincoln Elizabeth F. McBride Mr. and Mrs. Franz Welser-Mรถst Janet and Richard Yulman (Miami) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $75,000 TO $99,999

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Kern Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre 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 Mr. Allen H. Ford Hector D. Fortun (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Horvitz Elizabeth B. Juliano (Cleveland, Miami) R. Kirk Landon and Pamela Garrison (Miami) Toby Devan Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Lozick

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Robert M. Maloney and Laura Goyanes Ms. Beth E. Mooney Mr. Patrick Park (Miami) Charles and Ilana Horowitz Ratner James and Donna Reid Barbara S. Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. Sears Hewitt and Paula Shaw Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Smucker Mary M. Spencer (Miami) Barbara and David Wolfort Anonymous

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:

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

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 Judith and George W. Diehl Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Gund George Gund* Trevor and Jennie Jones Giuliana C. and John D. Koch Dr. Vilma L. Kohn Charlotte R. Kramer Ms. Nancy W. McCann Sally S. and John C. Morley Mrs. Jane B. Nord Julia and Larry Pollock Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Sr. Luci and Ralph* Schey R. Thomas and Meg Harris Stanton

Gay Cull Addicott Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Randall and Virginia Barbato Jill and Paul Clark Mr. and Mrs. Matthew V. Crawford Do Unto Others Trust (Miami) Esther L. and Alfred M. Eich, Jr. Jeffrey and Susan Feldman (Miami) Dr. Edward S. Godleski Andrew and Judy Green Gary Hanson and Barbara Klante Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hoeschler Richard and Erica Horvitz (Cleveland, Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Kelly Jonathan and Tina Kislak (Miami) Joy P. and Thomas G. Murdough, Jr. (Miami) William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Marc and Rennie Saltzberg Raymond T. and Katherine S. Sawyer Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stelling (Europe) Mr. Joseph F. Tetlak Tom and Shirley Waltermire Mr. Gary L. Wasserman and Mr. Charles A. Kashner (Miami) The Denise G. and Norman E. Wells, Jr. Family Foundation Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Anonymous gift from Switzerland (Europe)

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $25,000 TO $29,999

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $15,000 TO $19,999

Dr. and Mrs. Hiroyuki Fujita Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Healy Mrs. Marguerite B. Humphrey Junior Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Dr. David and Janice Leshner Mr. and Mrs. Jon A. Lindseth Maltz Family Foundation Margaret Fulton-Mueller Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ratner Richard and Nancy Sneed (Cleveland, Miami) Paul and Suzanne Westlake

Dr. Christopher P. Brandt and Dr. Beth Sersig Mr. and Mrs. David J. Carpenter Scott Chaikin and Mary Beth Cooper Martha and Bruce Clinton (Miami) Mr. Peter and Mrs. Julie Cummings (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Peter O. Dahlen George* and Becky Dunn Colleen and Richard Fain (Miami) Joyce and Ab* Glickman Richard and Ann Gridley Mrs. John A Hadden Jr. Jack Harley and Judy Ernest

INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $30,000 TO $49,999

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Mary and Jon Heider (Cleveland, Miami) David and Nancy Hooker Tati and Ezra Katz (Miami) Mr.* and Mrs. Arch J. McCartney Mr. Thomas F. McKee Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Meisel Miba AG (Europe) Lucia S. Nash Mr. Gary A. Oatey (Cleveland, Miami) Claudia and Steven Perles (Miami) Steven and Ellen Ross Mr. and Mrs. David A. Ruckman Mrs. David Seidenfeld Dr. and Mrs. Neil Sethi David and Harriet Simon Rick, Margarita and Steven Tonkinson (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey M. Weiss Anonymous INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $12,500 TO $14,999

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Conway Tim and Linda Koelz Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Rachel R. Schneider Kim Sherwin Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Umdasch (Europe)

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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 Elizabeth Arnett, Manager, Leadership Giving, by calling 216-231-7522.

Mr. and Mrs. George N. Aronoff Mr. William Berger Jayusia and Alan Bernstein (Miami) Marsha and Brian Bilzin (Miami) Mr. D. McGregor Brandt, Jr. Augustine* and Grace Caliguire Mr.* and Mrs. R. Bruce Campbell Richard J. and Joanne Clark Mrs. Barbara Cook Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Duvin Mike S. and Margaret Eidson (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Ellis Jr. Ms. Dawn M. Full Francisco A. Garcia and Elizabeth Pearson (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Garrett Albert I. and Norma C. Geller Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Gillespie Mr. David J. Golden Elaine Harris Green Robert K. Gudbranson and Joon-Li Kim Sondra and Steve Hardis T. K. and Faye A. Heston Joan and Leonard Horvitz Pamela and Scott Isquick Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Jack, Jr. Allan V. Johnson Andrew and Katherine Kartalis Janet and Gerald Kelfer (Miami) Mrs. Elizabeth R. Koch Mr. Jeff Litwiller Edith and Ted* Miller Mr. Donald W. Morrison Elisabeth and Karlheinz Muhr (Europe) Brian and Cindy Murphy Donald and Alice Noble Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Osborne, Jr. Brian and Patricia Ratner Audra and George Rose Dr. Tom D. Rose Dr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Ross Dr. Isobel Rutherford Mr. Larry J. Santon Dr. E. Karl and Lisa Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Oliver E. Seikel Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Seltzer and the Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Estelle Seltzer Foundation Mrs. Gretchen D. Smith Jim and Myrna Spira Lois and Tom Stauffer Charles and Rosalyn Stuzin (Miami) Mrs. Blythe Sundberg Mrs. Jean H. Taber Dr. Russell A. Trusso Sandy and Ted Wiese Anonymous (3)* INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $7,500 TO $9,999

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Barry Laurel Blossom Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Bowen Mr. Robert W. Briggs Ellen E. & Victor J. Cohn Supporting Foundation Mrs. Barbara Ann Davis Henry and Mary Doll listings continue

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Nancy and Richard Dotson Mr. Paul Greig Kathleen E. Hancock Mary Jane Hartwell Iris and Tom Harvie Mrs. Sandra L. Haslinger Amy and Stephen Hoffman Joela Jones and Richard Weiss Judith and Morton Q. Levin Mr. and Mrs.* Robert P. Madison Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McGowan Mr. Raymond M. Murphy Pannonius Foundation Douglas and Noreen Powers Paul A. and Anastacia L. Rose Rosskamm Family Trust Patricia J. Sawvel Carol* and Albert Schupp Mr. Eric Sellen and Mr. Ron Seidman Naomi G. and Edwin Z. Singer Family Fund Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Strang, Jr. Mrs. Marie S. Strawbridge* Bruce and Virginia Taylor Anonymous (2) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $5,000 TO $7,499

Norman and Helen Allison Susan S. Angell Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Augustus Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Baker Stephen Barrow and Janis Manley (Miami) Fred G. and Mary W. Behm Dr. Ronald and Diane Bell Drs. Nathan A. and Sosamma J. Berger Dr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Blackstone Paul and Marilyn* Brentlinger Dr. and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey Dr. Ben H. and Julia Brouhard 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. Owen Colligan Marjorie Dickard Comella Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Conway Corinne L. Dodero Foundation for the Arts and Sciences Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Daugstrup Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Davis Pete and Margaret Dobbins Mr. and Mrs. Terry C. Z. Egger Dr. and Mrs. Robert Elston Mary and Oliver Emerson Mr. and Mrs. Alex Espenkotter Dr. D. Roy and Diane A. Ferguson Christopher Findlater (Miami) Joy E. Garapic Mr. and Mrs. David Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Goodman Mr. and Mrs. Randall J. Gordon Harry and Joyce Graham David and Robin Gunning Clark Harvey and Holly Selvaggi Henry R. Hatch Robin Hitchcock Hatch

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Barbara Hawley and David Goodman Janet D. Heil* Anita and William Heller Thomas and Mary Holmes Bob and Edith Hudson (Miami) Ms. Charlotte L. Hughes Mr. James J. Hummer Mr. and Mrs. Brinton L. Hyde Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Hyland Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Janus Rudolf D. and Joan T. Kamper Milton and Donna* Katz Dr. and Mrs. William S. Kiser Mr. and Mrs. S. Lee Kohrman Mrs. Justin Krent Mr. Donald N. Krosin Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Kuhn Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Lafave, Jr. David C. Lamb Shirley and William Lehman (Miami) Mr. Lawrence B. and Christine H. Levey Mr. and Mrs. Adam Lewis Mr. Dylan Hale Lewis Ms. Marley Blue Lewis Mr. Jon E. Limbacher and Patricia J. Limbacher Mr. and Mrs. Alex Machaskee Ms. Jennifer R. Malkin Mr. and Mrs. Morton L. Mandel Alan Markowitz M.D. and Cathy Pollard Alexander and Marianna C.* McAfee Mr. and Mrs. James Meil Claudia Metz and Thomas Woodworth Mr. and Mrs. Abraham C. Miller (Miami) Drs. Terry E. and Sara S. Miller Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mitchell Ann Jones Morgan Richard and Kathleen Nord Mr. Henry Ott-Hansen Mr. J. William and Dr. Suzanne Palmer Nan and Bob Pfeifer Mr. and Mrs. John S. Piety Dr. and Mrs. John N. Posch William and Gwen Preucil Lois S.* and Stanley M. Proctor Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Quintrell Drs. Raymond R. Rackley and Carmen M. Fonseca Mr. and Mrs. Roger F. Rankin Ms. Deborah Read Mr. William J. Ross Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Ruhl Mrs. Florence Brewster Rutter Mr. and Mrs. David R. Sawyier Bob and Ellie Scheuer David M. and Betty Schneider Linda B. Schneider Dr. and Mrs. James L. Sechler Lee G. and Jane Seidman Charles Seitz (Miami) Mrs. Frances G. Shoolroy Marjorie B. Shorrock David Kane Smith George and Mary Stark Howard Stark M.D. and Rene Rodriguez (Miami) Stroud Family Trust Ms. Lorraine S. Szabo Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Teel, Jr.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thornton Mr.* and Mrs. Robert N. Trombly Robert and Marti Vagi Don and Mary Louise Van Dyke Mr. Gregory Videtic Bill Appert and Chris Wallace (Miami)

Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Watkins Dr. Edward L. and Mrs. Suzanne Westbrook Tom and Betsy Wheeler Fred and Marcia Zakrajsek Anonymous (3)

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

Ms. Nancy A. Adams Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Agamanolis Mrs. Joanne M. Bearss Mr. and Mrs. Jules Belkin Suzanne and Jim Blaser Ms. Mary R. Bynum and Mr. J. Philip Calabrese Dr. and Mrs. William E. Cappaert Mrs. Millie L. Carlson Drs. Mark Cohen and Miriam Vishny Diane Lynn Collier Ms. Maureen A. Doerner and Mr. Geoffrey T. White Peter and Kathryn Eloff Mr. Brian L. Ewart and Mr. William McHenry Peggy and David* Fullmer Robert N. and Nicki N. Gudbranson Mr. Robert D. Hart Hazel Helgesen and Gary D. Helgesen Mr. David and Mrs. Dianne Hunt Dr. and Mrs. Scott R. Inkley Helen and Erik Jensen Barbara and Michael J. Kaplan Mr. James and Mrs. Gay* Kitson Dr. Gilles and Mrs. Malvina Klopman Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Deborah Kniesner

Cynthia Knight (Miami) Marion Konstantynovich 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 Joel and Mary Ann Makee Martin and Lois Marcus William and Eleanor McCoy Dr. Susan M. Merzweiler Bert and Marjorie Moyar Richard B. and Jane E. Nash Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Osenar Mr. Robert S. Perry Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Pogue In memory of Henry Pollak Dr. Robert W. Reynolds Mrs. Charles Ritchie Amy and Ken Rogat Fred Rzepka and Anne Rzepka Family Foundation Mr. Paul H. Scarbrough Ginger and Larry Shane Ms. Frances L. Sharp Mr. Richard Shirey

Howard and Beth Simon Dr. Marvin and Mimi Sobel Mr. and Mrs. William E. Spatz Dr. Elizabeth Swenson Mr. Karl and Mrs. Carol Theil Mr. and Mrs. Lyman H. Treadway Miss Kathleen Turner Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Weigand Robert C. Weppler Richard Wiedemer, Jr. Nancy V. and Robert L. Wilcox Mr. and Dr. Ann Williams Anonymous

Ms. Mary E. Chilcote Mr. and Mrs. Homer D. W. Chisholm Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Cohen (Miami) Dr. Dale and Susan Cowan Mr. and Mrs. Manohar Daga Mrs. Frederick F. Dannemiller Charles and Fanny Dascal (Miami) Jeffrey and Eileen Davis Mrs. Lois Joan Davis Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Distad Dr. M. Meredith Dobyns Mr. George and Mrs. Beth Downes David and Margaret Ewart Harry and Ann Farmer Dr. Aaron Feldman and Mrs. Margo Harwood Carl and Amy Fischer Mr. Isaac Fisher Scott Foerster, Foerster and Bohnert Joan Alice Ford Mrs. Amasa B. Ford Mr. Randall and Mrs. Patrice Fortin Mr. and Mrs. John R. Fraylick Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes (Miami) Arthur L. Fullmer Jeanne Gallagher Marilee L. Gallagher

Barbara and Peter Galvin Mrs. Georgia T. Garner Mr. Wilbert C. Geiss, Sr. Anne and Walter Ginn Mr. and Mrs. David A. Goldfinger Dr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Gould Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Graf 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. Donald F. Hastings Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Herschman Mr. Robert T. Hexter Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hinnes Dr. Feite F. Hofman Dr.* and Mrs. George H. Hoke Peter A. and Judith Holmes Dr. Keith A. and Mrs. Kathleen M. Hoover Dr. Randal N. Huff and Ms. Paulette Beech Ms. Carole Hughes Ms. Luan K. Hutchinson Ruth F. Ihde Ms. LaVerne Jacobson

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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abookire, Jr. Ms. Nancy A. Adams Nancy L. Adams, PhD Stanley I. and Hope S. Adelstein Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Amsdell Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey R. Appelbaum Dr. Mayda Arias Agnes Armstrong Ms. Delphine Barrett Ellen and Howard Bender Mr. Roger G. Berk Kerrin and Peter Bermont (Miami) Barbara and Sheldon Berns Mrs. Marguerite S. Bertin Julia and David Bianchi (Cleveland, Miami) Bill* and Zeda Blau Mr. Doug Bletcher Dennis and Madeline Block Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Bole John and Anne Bourassa Lisa and Ron Boyko Mrs. Ezra Bryan J. C. and Helen Rankin Butler Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Carpenter Leigh Carter Mr. and Mrs. James B. Chaney Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Chapnick

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Dr. Michael and Mrs. Deborah Joyce Rev. William C. Keene Angela Kelsey and Michael Zealy (Miami) The Kendis Family Trust: Hilary & Robert Kendis and Susan & James Kendis Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Fred and Judith Klotzman Mr. Ronald and Mrs. Kimberly Kolz Ellen Brad and Bart Kovac Dr. Ronald H. Krasney and Ms.* Sherry Latimer Mr. James Krohngold Mr. and Mrs. S. Ernest Kulp Mrs. Carolyn Lampl Mr. and Mrs. John J. Lane 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. Rudolf and Mrs. Eva Linnebach Martha Klein Lottman Herbert L. and Rhonda Marcus Dr. and Mrs. Sanford E. Marovitz David and Elizabeth Marsh Dr. Ernest and Mrs. Marian Marsolais Mr. Julien L. McCall Ms. Nancy L. Meacham Mr. James E. Menger Stephen and Barbara Messner Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Foundation Ms. Betteann Meyerson Mr. and Mrs. Roger Michelson (Miami) Curt and Sara Moll Joan Katz Napoli and August Napoli Mr. David and Mrs. Judith Newell Marshall I. Nurenberg and Joanne Klein Richard and Jolene O’Callaghan Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Paddock Deborah and Zachary Paris Dr. Lewis and Janice B. Patterson Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Tommie Patton Mrs. Ingrid Petrus Drs. John Petrus and Sharon DiLauro Dr. Roland S. Philip and Dr. Linda M. Sandhaus Dale and Susan Phillip Ms. Maribel Piza (Miami) Dr. Marc and Mrs. Carol Pohl Mr. Richard and Mrs. Jenny Proeschel Kathleen Pudelski Ms. Rosella Puskas

Dr. James and Lynne Rambasek Ms. C. A. Reagan Alfonso Conrado Rey (Miami) David and Gloria Richards Carol Rolf and Steven Adler Robert and Margo Roth Miss Marjorie A. Rott Michael and Roberta Rusek Dr. Harry S. and Rita K. Rzepka Dr. and Mrs. Martin I. Saltzman Ms. Patricia E. Say Mr. James Schutte Ms. Adrian L. Scott Dr. John Sedor and Ms. Geralyn Presti Drs. Daniel and Ximena Sessler Harry and Ilene Shapiro Norine W. Sharp Dr. and Mrs. William C. Sheldon Laura and Alvin A. Siegal Robert and Barbara Slanina Ms. Donna-Rae Smith Mr. and Mrs.* Jeffrey H. Smythe Mrs. Virginia Snapp Ms. Barbara Snyder Lucy and Dan Sondles Mr. John C. Soper and Dr. Judith S. Brenneke Mr. John D. Specht Mr. and Mrs.* Lawrence E. Stewart Mr. Taras G. Szmagala, Jr. Ken and Martha Taylor Greg and Suzanne Thaxton Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Timko Steve and Christa Turnbull Robert A. Valente Brenton Ver Ploeg (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Joaquin Viñas (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Les C. Vinney Dr. Michael Vogelbaum and Mrs. Judith Rosman Ms. Laure A. Wasserbauer Philip and Peggy Wasserstrom Mr. and Mrs. Jerome A. Weinberger Dr. Paul R. and Mrs. Catherine Williams Michael H. Wolf and Antonia Rivas-Wolf Mr. Robert Wolff and Dr. Paula Silverman Kay and Rod Woolsey Tony and Diane Wynshaw-Boris Rad and Patty Yates Mr. Kal Zucker and Dr. Mary Frances Haerr Anonymous (7) * member of the Leadership Council (see page 77)

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Barber, Copland, and the Common Man Friday November 29 at 8:00 p.m. <18s Saturday November 30 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday December 1 at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Marin Alsop, conductor David Fray, piano

BARBER Essay No. 2 SCHUMANN Piano Concerto COPLAND Symphony No. 3

Beethoven, Uchida and Fleisher Thursday December 5 at 7:30 p.m. Friday December 6 at 8:00 p.m. <18s Saturday December 7 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Leon Fleisher, conductor Mitsuko Uchida, piano

MENDELSSOHN Overture: The Hebrides BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 Sponsor: Hyster-Yale Materials Handling

Celebrity Concert: Home Alone

Wednesday December 18 at 7:30 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA David Newman, conductor A true holiday favorite, this heart-warming classic comedy comes to Severance Hall for one night only — with composer John Williams’s delightful musical score performed live by The Cleveland Orchestra. With the film projected on a large screen above the Severance Hall stage. Sponsor: PNC

All Brahms — Julia Fischer Plays Brahms Thursday January 9 at 7:30 p.m. Friday January 10 at 8:00 p.m. <18s Saturday January 11 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday January 12 at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Julia Fischer, violin January 9-10

BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 2

January 11-12

PNC Musical Rainbows for the Holidays

for young people and their families Sunday December 1 at 12:30 p.m. at The Temple-Tifereth Israel

MUSIC OF CHANUKAH

Friday December 13 at 10 a.m. Saturday December 14 at 11 a.m. at Severance Hall

CHRISTMAS BRASS QUINTET Celebrity Concert: Natalie Cole

Wednesday December 11 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA with Natalie Cole Nine-time Grammy-winner Natalie Cole joins The Cleveland Orchestra for a magical and memorable one-nightonly performance. For her Severance Hall concert, she performs audience favorites in an evening of sultry and sophisticated classics — plus hits for the holiday season. Sponsor: RPM International, Inc.

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BRAHMS Tragic Overture BRAHMS Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

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Mozart and Beethoven Thursday January 16 at 7:30 p.m. Friday January 17 at 8:00 p.m. <18s Saturday January 18 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Radu Lupu, piano

MOZART Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”) WIDMANN Teufel Amor — U.S. PREMIERE BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 Sponsor: BakerHostetler

Under 18s Free FOR FAMILIES

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Concerts with this symbol are eligible for "Under 18s Free" ticketing. The Cleveland Orchestra is committed to developing the youngest audience of any orchestra in the United States. Our "Under 18s Free" program offers free tickets for young people attending with their families (one per paid adult admission).

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert

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Sunday January 19 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Chelsea Tipton, conductor Lev Mamuya, cello Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus The Cleveland Orchestra’s 34th annual concert celebrating the spirit of Dr. King’s life, leadership, and vision. Presented in collaboration with the City of Cleveland. TICKETS: Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available beginning January 2. Or listen to the concert live on Cleveland radio stations WCLV (104.9 FM) or WCPN (90.3 FM). Sponsor: KeyBank

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Severance Hall Open House

Monday January 20 from noon to 5 p.m. Severance Hall joins in the city-wide celebration of Martin Luther King’s life and achievements with a free public open house featuring musical performances by groups from across Northeast Ohio. Details at clevelandorchestra.com.

Boulez and Znaider Thursday February 6 at 7:30 p.m. Friday February 7 at 11:00 a.m. <18s Saturday February 8 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Pierre Boulez, conductor Nikolaj Znaider, violin

SCHOENBERG Transfigured Night SCHOENBERG Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene* BARTÓK Violin Concerto No. 2 * not part of Friday Morning Matinee Sponsor: Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

Valentine Tribute to the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Sunday February 9 at 7:00 p.m. A special evening to benefit the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, featuring a collection of songs, musical dances, and romances performed by members of The Cleveland Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus. All proceeds benefit the Chorus Fund.

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

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CHRISTMAS

Friday Dec 13 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Dec 14 at 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Sunday Dec 15 at 2:30 p.m. Thursday Dec 19 at 7:30 p.m. Friday Dec 20 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Dec 21 at 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Sunday Dec 22 at 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. p THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Robert Porco, conductor Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and guest choruses

Celebrate the holiday season with a he favorite Cleveland tradition — with The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus in these annual offerings of music for the Christmas Season. Including sing-alongs and more.

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

FREE PUBLIC TOURS Free public tours of Severance Hall are offered on select Sundays during the year. Free public tours of Severance Hall this season are on October 13, December 1, January 12, February 16, March 30, and May 4. For more information or to make a reservation for these tours, please call the Severance Hall Ticket Office at 216-231-1111. Private tours can be arranged for a fee by calling 216-231-7421.

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

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

BE FO R E T H E CO NC E R T GARAGE PARKING AND PATRON ACCESS Pre-paid parking for the Campus Center Garage can be purchased in advance through the Ticket Office for $15 per concert. This pre-paid parking ensures you a parking space, but availability of pre-paid parking passes is limited. To order prepaid parking, call the Severance Hall Ticket Office at 216-231-1111. Parking can be purchased for the at-door price of $11 per vehicle when space in the Campus Center Garage permits. However, the garage often fills up well before concert time; only ticket holders who purchase pre-paid parking passes are ensured a parking space. Overflow parking is available in CWRU Lot 1 off Euclid Avenue, across from Severance Hall; University Circle Lot 13A on Adelbert Road; and the Cleveland Botanical Garden.

FRIDAY MATINEE PARKING

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

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

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If you have any questions, please ask an usher or a staff member, or call 216-231-7300 during regular weekday business hours, or email to info@clevelandorchestra.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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AT SEVERANCE HALL . . . Julia Fischer

Mitsuko Uchida

BEETHOVEN, JULIA FISCHER UCHIDA & FLEISHER PLAYS BRAHMS Thursday December 5 at 7:30 p.m. Friday December 6 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday December 7 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Leon Fleisher, conductor Mitsuko Uchida, piano

In the 1960s, Leon Fleisher performed in what are regarded among the finest recordings of the Beethoven piano concertos — with The Cleveland Orchestra under the baton of George Szell. Now, for these oneof-a-kind concerts in Cleveland, Fleisher returns as conductor with a remarkable pianist and Cleveland favorite, Mitsuko Uchida, for not-to-be-missed performances of two of Beethoven’s towering concertos. Sponsor: Hyster-Yale Materials HandlingNew!

Thursday January 9 at 7:30 p.m. Friday January 10 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday January 11 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday January 12 at 3:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Julia Fischer, violin

Franz Welser-Möst begins the new year with a special weekend of Brahms symphonies, overtures, and the Violin Concerto with guest soloist Julia Fischer. Two different programs (Thursday and Friday, Saturday and Sunday) present Brahms’s Second and Fouth Symphonies paired with either his Tragic or Academic Festival Overture. Plus the beauty of one of the greatest concertos ever written — expansive, melodious, bright-eyed, and magnificent. Sponsor: Medical Mutual of OhioN

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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Marin Alsop conducts Barber, Schumann and Copland