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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 January 2014 On behalf of every member of The Cleveland Orchestra family, we welcome you to these first concerts of 2014. This month, Franz Welser-Möst and the Orchestra launch a multiyear exploration of the music of Johannes Brahms. His symphonies and major concertos will be performed here in Severance Hall as well as on tour, and the repertoire will be recorded for worldwide television broadcast and release on DVD. Franz and the Orchestra are working in partnership with acclaimed soloist Julia Fischer for the violin concerto and plans are being made for Yefim Bronfman to return next season for the two piano concertos. Our focus on the music of Brahms follows closely on the heels of our exploration of Bruckner symphonies recorded for television and DVD between 2006 and 2012. Those recordings, together with live performances on three continents, have brought great acclaim to the ongoing partnership between Franz and the Orchestra. Among the highlights of the Brahms focus will be a series of concerts next September in Austria pairing all four Brahms symphonies with works by Jörg Widmann, who was the Orchestra’s Lewis Young Composer Fellow in 2009-11. Widmann’s Teufel Amor is being given its American premiere performances this month at Severance Hall, January 16-18. Last month saw the Annual Meeting of the Orchestra’s non-profit governing organization, the Musical Arts Association, and the news that in 2012/13 we balanced the budget, grew the endowment, and developed a larger and younger audience. In covering these year-end results, the Plain Dealer reported that “The Cleveland Orchestra is now exactly where a thriving organization needs to be.” Much of the credit for ongoing good news accrues to the leadership and generosity of our Board of Trustees led by President Dennis W. LaBarre. I hope you will take a moment to read Dennis’s Annual Report message on pages 59 and 60 of this book, in which he details the success of the past year and looks ahead to the Orchestra’s Centennial. The Cleveland Orchestra finished 2013 strongly with record-breaking ticket sales for the Holiday Festival here at Severance Hall, and numerous expressions of support in the form of year-end philanthropic gifts. Many thanks to each and every generous donor who remembered the Orchestra as 2013 drew to a close. Our Annual Fund continues through to the end of the Orchestra’s fiscal year on June 30, with an ambitious goal of exceeding even last year’s all-time record. If you have not yet made your pledge, please consider how you might help with a new or increased gift. Thank you. I close with special congratulations and thanks to the Cleveland Foundation, which marked its one-hundredth birthday on January 2. Created as the world’s first community foundation in 1914, this non-profit philanthropic organization has helped bring focus and funding toward an evolving set of common goals, including support for the many arts groups that together create a vibrant cultural climate that each year enhances and energizes the quality of life here. Hats off to one-hundred years of commitment and success in strengthening Northeast Ohio.

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The Cleveland Orchestra’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert, held this year for the 34th time, fills the stage at Severance Hall with performers — featuring the volunteer Celebration Chorus assembled and prepared especially for this event each January.

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 Jeanette Grasselli Brown Alexander M. Cutler Matthew V. Crawford David J. Hooker Michael J. Horvitz

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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 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 Hewitt B. Shaw, Jr. Richard K. Smucker R. Thomas Stanton Daniel P. Walsh 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)

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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, President, 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

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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 Carnegie 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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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

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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

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Mark Atherton Thomas Sperl Henry Peyrebrune Charles Barr Memorial Chair

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

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Tom Freer 2

Jonathan Sherwin

Giancarlo Guerrero


Brett Mitchell


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January 19, 2014 Welcome to The Cleveland Orchestra’s 34th annual concert in celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We are pleased to once again collaborate with the City of Cleveland to present this event that celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King through classical, gospel, and spiritual music performed by our Cleveland Orchestra. We extend a warm welcome to this evening’s guest artists and performers — conductor Chelsea Tipton, the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus, prepared by William Henry Caldwell, 2013 Sphinx Competition prize-winning cellist Lev Mamuya, and Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon. At the start of the concert, The Cleveland Orchestra in cooperation with the City of Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Partnership present this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards. These awards, detailed on the following pages, represent recognition for community service and leadership across three important categories — an Organization, an Adult, and, now in its seventh year, an award recognizing the promise of Youth, plus two Special Recognition awards. We are grateful to several partners who make this concert possible. In addition to our co-presenter, the City of Cleveland, we recognize our generous sponsor, KeyBank, a Cleveland Orchestra Partner in Excellence. Thanks to Cleveland radio station WCLV, this concert is being enjoyed by thousands across Northeast Ohio as they listen to the live broadcast on radio stations WCLV (104.9 FM) and WCPN (90.3 FM). We also acknowledge the members of the Orchestra’s Community Relations Committee for their thoughtful guidance and contributions toward the ongoing work of the institution. Please join us tomorrow, Monday, January 20, here at Severance Hall for our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Open House. This free community event from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. features a variety of activities and performances. Complete details can be found at We thank each of the performers for their participation in this special community day celebrating youth and diversity. Thank you for joining us here this evening. I cordially invite you to take full advantage of The Cleveland Orchestra’s varied presentations and performances — at Severance Hall, at the Orchestra’s summer Blossom Music Festival, and through our many education and community programs.

Dennis W. LaBarre President

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Dear Fellow Citizens: I am pleased and proud to welcome you to Severance Hall for The Cleveland Orchestra’s annual musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For more than three decades, The Cleveland Orchestra has brought Clevelanders together to honor and remember a great American leader. This evening, our world-renowned Orchestra, led by conductor Chelsea Tipton, joins with the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus, choral conductor William Henry Caldwell, and 17-year-old winner of the national Sphinx Competition for Black and Latino string players, cellist Lev Mamuya, in a salute to Dr. King. I am also pleased to acknowledge the eleventh anniversary of the MLK Jr. Community Service Awards, presented in cooperation with the City of Cleveland by The Cleveland Orchestra and the Greater Cleveland Partnership through the Commission on Economic Inclusion. Each year, these awards recognize members of our community who have positively impacted Cleveland in the spirit of the teachings and example of Dr. King. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed that people of all races would unite in harmony and triumph in the struggle for peace, justice, and equality for all of humanity. Through this concert, we celebrate Dr. King’s dream and recommit to the goal of making Cleveland a city where citizens live and work as one, with equality, respect, and justice for all. Enjoy the concert. Sincerely,

Mayor Frank G. Jackson

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Dear Friends, I am honored to take part in congratulating The Cleveland Orchestra on the success of its 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert. Since 1980, this incredible celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy has helped bring Clevelanders together to promote equal rights and work towards ending bigotry and intolerance in our time. And although we have made significant strides towards achieving the goal of full racial equality in the years since then, we also recognize the work that remains to be done in schools, at the workplace, and in other venues across our society. That’s why, under my leadership, Cuyahoga County is working with minority-owned small businesses to investigate racial disparities and promote fuller equality in hiring practices for the first time in years. As this effort moves forward, we know that we will continue to encounter obstacles and opponents of Dr. King’s dream, but we should always be mindful of his firm belief that “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Thank you for your continued commitment to this cause — I look forward to working with you as our shared effort moves forward. Sincerely,

Edward FitzGerald Cuyahoga County Executive

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2014 Community Service Awards The Cleveland Orchestra and the Greater Cleveland Partnership, in cooperation with the City of Cleveland, are pleased to announce the recipients of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards, who are positively impacting Cleveland in the spirit of the teachings and example of Dr. King: Takarria Cannady — youth individual Block by Block, Clean and Safe Ambassador Program — organization Duffy Liturgical Dance — special recognition Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton — special recognition, outstanding achievement Arnold R. Pinkney — adult individual Award recipients demonstrate one or more of the following qualities: • Leadership in community building • Advocacy for educational excellence • Accomplishments in furthering economic opportunity • Promotion of social justice • Achievements in advancing cultural awareness • Adherence to the principles of nonviolence • Achievements in organizational diversity and inclusion • Involvement with music and the arts to promote greater understanding and acceptance

ABOUT THE 2014 AWARD RECIPIENTS Takarria Cannady is a serious student and dedicated musician who devotes many hours to community service to help those in need. She is a senior at the Cleveland School of the Arts (CSA) in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, ranks academically among the top students in her class, is a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club, and attends Cuyahoga Community College — simultaneously receiving college and high school credit for her work. Takarria, whose arts major is “orchestra,” plays the viola, attends the Baldwin Wallace University Summer Orchestra program, and has received recognition from the Kulas Foundation for her musical studies. Takarria uses skills learned at the Rotary Club’s Leadership Camp in her community service activities with the Food Bank, Lakeside Men’s Shelter, and the CSA Recycling Green Team, among other organizations, and in her work at the Cleveland Bo-


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tanical Garden. Through her wide-ranging service to this community, Takarria truly exemplifies the type of youth that Dr. King envisioned to make this a better world. Block by Block employs a diverse range of men and women from the City of Cleveland for Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s Clean and Safe Ambassador Program. Ambassadors perform cleaning and maintenance duties 7 days a week, 360 days a year to improve Downtown Cleveland’s quality of life and provide a much-needed presence of authority to complement local law enforcement efforts. Ambassadors are also trained in basic social service outreach to offer assistance to the homeless population, and in CPR and first aid, Cleveland history, and skills for dealing with crowd control and petty theft. BBB provides a living wage including excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement, with the intention of preparing employees to seek higher-paying, higher-skilled jobs in the future. A related program, SEEDS, is a workforce readiness program that helps men transition out of homelessness through marketable skills training in landscaping and planter maintenance. Block by Block not only enhances the lives of its employees and the homeless by furthering economic opportunity, it enhances the entire downtown Cleveland community. Duffy Liturgical Dance, an intergenerational group of singers and dancers led by Edna Duff y, has used the arts to promote greater understanding and to contribute to the educational, social, and artistic fabric of our community since its establishment in 1984. The cornerstone of Duff y Liturgical Dance Ensemble is the Negro Spiritual — its origin, its role in gaining and promoting freedom from slavery, its impact on American jazz as well as popular music, and its role in continuing the cause of civil, social, and personal freedom. It has shared this message not only in the churches and synagogues and theaters of Cleveland, but as far away as Paris and Barcelona in Europe and Sydney, Australia. Located in University Circle, Duff y Liturgical Dance enhances the fabric of our city by weaving within it the threads of the African-American experience in this nation. Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, who retired last spring, guided unprecedented institutional growth and development as President of Cuyahoga Community College for the past twenty-one years. Her outstanding leadership and dedication to the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation, the College, its students, and the college community led Tri-C to national prominence while providing high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services to Northeast Ohio. During Dr. Thornton’s tenure, enrollment at Tri-C increased by

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40 percent, tuition was the lowest among Northeast Ohio colleges, the school’s endowment increased from $1.3 million to more than $38 million to support scholarships and student success. In addition, Dr. Thornton spearheaded major campus expansion/renovation projects, created national Centers of Excellence — including the Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts, the Hospitality Management Center at Public Square, the East Health Careers Technology Building, and the Advanced Technology Training Center — and made Tri-C a major economic factor in Cuyahoga County, employing more than 3,000 faculty and staff. Dr. Thornton’s priority has always been providing access to education for all members of our community and a talented workforce for our corporate citizens, in the spirit and ideals of Dr. King. She leaves a legacy that will shape the Cleveland community well into the future, and will touch generations for years to come. Arnold R. Pinkney, who died this past week on Monday, January 13, rose from the steel mills of Youngstown, Ohio, to become a nationally known political strategist, a successful entrepreneur, and a civil rights advocate who was a tireless campaigner for social justice, for civic and educational reform in Cleveland, and whose influence was felt far beyond Northeast Ohio. Pinkney managed the political campaign of Louis Stokes, Ohio’s first Black congressman, as well as the historic presidential campaign of Jesse Jackson, who credited Pinkney with mobilizing millions of previously disenfranchised poor and minority voters. He advised Carl Stokes, first Black mayor of a major U.S. city, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, and Governor Richard Celeste, among others, and was a valued mentor to countless other community leaders. He founded the Pinkney-Perry Insurance Agency, Ohio’s largest and oldest minority-owned insurance agency, and spearheaded several successful Cleveland Metropolitan School District levy initiatives to help ensure greater educational opportunities for generations of Cleveland’s children. As Mr. Pinkney’s nomination noted, “Mr. Pinkney has been singularly effective in promoting system-changing efforts to overcome racism, segregation, and bigotry.” His wife, Betty, reported that he was very pleased to learn earlier this month that he was receiving this special recognition award tonight — one in a long line of honors. Mr. Pinkney was an extraordinary public servant who cared deeply about Cleveland, and whose influence, and absence, will be felt far and wide.


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2014 MLK Community Service Awards Selection Committee Robert P. Madison, Chair Chairman and CEO Robert P. Madison International, Inc.

Judith Malone Director, Corporate Communications Greater Cleveland Partnership

Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Chalker Senior Pastor, University Circle United Methodist Church

Valarie McCall Chief of Government Affairs Office of the Mayor of Cleveland

Tillie Colter MAA Community Relations Committee

Marsha Mockabee President & CEO Urban League of Greater Cleveland

Yvonne Conwell Cuyahoga County Council, District 7

From the Musical Arts Association: Joan Katz Napoli Director Education & Community Programs Sandra Jones Manager Education & Family Concerts

Deborah Perkins President, The Presidents’ Council

Cheri Daniels Vice President, The Call & Post


COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE Alex Machaskee, Chair Robert P. Madison, Vice Chair Ronald H. Bell Jeanette Grasselli Brown Louis Brownlowe Jeri Chaikin Rev. Kenneth Chalker Tillie Colter Juanita Dalton-Robinson Cheri Daniels Rafael Reyez Davila Jose C. Feliciano

Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita Iris Harvie Bert Laurelle Garrett Holt Leslye M. Huff George Hwang Dr. Wael Khoury Richard Levitz Brett Luengo Deborah McHamm Donald W. Morrison

Martin J. Plax Andradia Scovil Naomi Singer Bishop Eugene W. Ward Robert Conrad, emeritus Bettie Perry, emeritus Danny R. Williams, emeritus

The Community Relations Committee of the Musical Arts Association is dedicated to the goal of involving more and diverse elements of the community in all affairs of the Orchestra, guiding efforts in areas of community engagement and audience development.

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Sunday evening, January 19, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert Chelsea Tipton, conductor The Musical Arts Association and the City of Cleveland present a special concert in celebration of the birthday of

Martin Luther King Jr. featuring the Martin

Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus

assembled and prepared by William Henry Caldwell


Lev Mamuya, cello The Honorable Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon, narrator


Dennis W. LaBarre President, Musical Arts Association The Reverend Dr. Todd C. Davidson Senior Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church

Karen A. White Vice President, Community Relations, KeyBank Foundation


presented by

The Honorable Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland The Honorable Kevin Conwell, Councilman, Ward 9, City of Cleveland The Honorable Yvonne M. Conwell, Cuyahoga County Council, District 7

Edward FitzGerald Cuyahoga County Executive


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The Star-Spangled Banner words by Francis Scott Key (1779-1843) music by John Stafford Smith (1750-1836) arranged for symphony orchestra by Walter Damrosch THE AUDIENCE IS INVITED TO JOIN IN SINGING

Lift Every Voice and Sing words by James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938 ) music by J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954 ) arranged by Hale Smith THE AUDIENCE IS INVITED TO JOIN IN SINGING (THE WORDS ARE PRINTED ON PAGE 41)

Roman Carnival Overture, Opus 9 by Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

“Let All the World in Every Corner Sing” from Five Mystical Songs words by George Herbert (1593-1633) music by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) with the MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CHORUS

Allegro moderato (Àrst movement) from Cello Concerto in B-Áat major, G482 by Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) with LEV MAMUYA , cello

“Hallelujah” Chorus from Messiah by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) with the MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CHORUS


Humor: Animato (third movement) from Afro-American Symphony by William Grant Still (1895-1978)


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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 Soon-ah Will Be Done (A CAPPELLA) by William Dawson (1899-1990) MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CHORUS

conducted by William Henry Caldwell


conducted by William Henry Caldwell

America the Beautiful words by Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929) music by Samuel Augustus Ward (1847-1903) arranged for chorus and orchestra by Carmen Dragon with the MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CHORUS

Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber (1910-1981) with narration based on the words of Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) with THE HONORABLE PATRICIA ANN BLACKMON, narrator License granted by Intellectual Properties Management Inc, Atlanta, Georgia, as exclusive licensor of the estate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“We Shall Overcome” words by Charles Albert Tindley (1851-1933) and others to music from a gospel song arranged for chorus and orchestra by Uzee Brown Jr. with the MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CHORUS

conducted by William Henry Caldwell

This concert is sponsored by KeyBank, a Cleveland Orchestra Partner in Excellence. LIVE RADIO BROADCAST:

This concert is being broadcast live on radio stations WCLV (104.9 FM) and WCPN (90.3 FM). Please silence all cellphones and watch alarms. Taping, videorecording, and photographing of this concert are prohibited.

The members of The Cleveland Orchestra are donating their services for this performance to benefit the sustaining fund of the Musical Arts Association.

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Chelsea Tipton American conductor Chelsea Tipton II is celebrating his fift h season as music director of the Symphony of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. He previously served seven years as resident conductor of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. He made his Cleveland Orchestra debut in January 2007, conducting that year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration concert, and returned in January 2008 and in 2012. As a guest conductor, Mr. Tipton has appeared with major orchestras throughout the United States, including those of Atlanta, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Louisiana, Nashville, New Jersey, Pittsburgh, and San Antonio, as well working with the New World Symphony. His engagements for the 2013-14 season included appearances from Cleveland to Florida and from South Carolina to Palermo, Italy. In past seasons, he led the Sphinx Competition Showcase gala concert at Carnegie Hall at the close of a ten-city tour. He also stepped in as a last-minute replacement for Robert Spano to conduct an all-Gershwin season finale with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, earning praise for “sweeping and vibrant performances” from the New York Times. He has also led the Boston Pops Orchestra in their annual Gospel Night Concert. During the summer of 2011, Chelsea Tipton was part of a European tour with pop artist Sting that covered 15 countries and featured nineteen different European orchestras. He prepared the orchestras for the concerts and performed with Sting in concert in the Canary Islands, Granada, and Cap Roig, Spain. Mr. Tipton earned a bachelor of music in Clarinet Performance from the Eastman School of Music and a master of music degree in orchestral conducting from Northern Illinois University, with additional studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors in Hancock, Maine.

PRELUDE CONCERT At 6 p.m. prior to this evening’s concert, members of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra are performing movements from two chamber works — from Bedřich Smetana’s String Quartet No. 1 (“From My Life”); Maria Beltavski and Yumi Gambrill, violins; Patrick Monnius, viola; Isabel Dimoff, cello; coached by Cleveland Orchestra cellist Martha Baldwin — from Ferenc Farkas’s Early Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century; Peter Feher, flute; Patrick Grimone, oboe; Laura Hundert, clarinet; Stuart Engelhart, bassoon; Nathan Peebles, horn; coached by Cleveland Orchestra clarinetist Robert Woolfrey.

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William Henry Caldwell William Henry Caldwell is well known as a choral conductor, voice clinician, and baritone soloist. He served as professor and chairman of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. In over thirty years as director of the Central State University Chorus, the chorus’s accomplishments include a Grammy nomination for Amen: A Gospel Celebration, one of several recordings on Telarc. The CSU Chorus and toured extensively during Mr. Caldwell’s tenure, including performances in London, Canterbury, Paris, Venice, and Florence, and at the Vatican in Rome. Mr. Caldwell has performed as a baritone soloist throughout the United States and abroad. He performs regularly as a baritone soloist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and has appeared with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He has recorded on the Telarc label, including appearing as Cokey Lou in George Gershwin’s one-act opera Blue Monday. He has performed as a baritone soloist in Italy, Egypt, and Germany, and has served as an adjudicator and guest conductor for the Ohio All-State Choir. Mr. Caldwell is a magna cum laude graduate of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and holds a master of music degree in vocal performance from the University of Texas. He is currently completing the requirements for a doctorate of musical arts in vocal performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Mr. Caldwell has served as a member of several arts organization boards, including the Dayton Philharmonic and the Kettering Children’s Choir. Mr. Caldwell lives in Dayton, Ohio, and serves as choir director at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia.

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” words by James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938), music by J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954)

Lift every voice and sing, ’Til earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of liberty; Let our rejoicing rise High as the listening skies, Let it resound loud as the rolling sea.

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Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us. Sing a song full of the hope That the present has brought us. Facing the rising sun of our new day begun, Let us march on ’til victory is won.


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Lev Mamuya Cellist Lev Mamuya is the first place laureate of the Junior Division of the 2013 Sphinx Competition. At the age of seventeen, he is making his debut with The Cleveland Orchestra in this evening’s concert. He performs as part of the Sphinx Soloist Program sponsored by the GM Foundation. Mr. Mamuya showed interest in music very early and began cello lessons at age three. He is now a junior at Roxbury Latin School in Massachusetts, where he studies cello with Michael Reynolds and composition with Howard Frazin at the New England Conservatory. His previous teachers have included Paul Katz, Laura Blustein, and Debbie Thompson. He has studied with Ronald Leonard at the Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island for the past four summers. An experienced soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, Lev Mamuya is especially passionate about the quartets of Béla Bartók and Ludwig van Beethoven. He gave his first solo recital at age five and made his orchestral debut at age eight with the Cape Cod Symphony. He has also appeared with the Newton Symphony, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and the Boston Pops. He is an alumnus of the PBS radio program From the Top, as well as the television program From the Top at Carnegie Hall. In addition to performing, Mr. Mamuya composes music and is a founding member of the Composer Repertory Ensemble. With this group, he has performed his own works as well as the works of other members at Rockport Music, the New England Conservatory, and other venues. Lev Mamuya is supported by Project STEP, a highly selective string training program for students of color, and was named the Kanter Kallman Scholar for 2011 and a Campbell Scholar for 2014.

THE SPHINX COMPETITION is a program of the Sphinx Organization, a national arts

organization that focuses on youth and minority involvement in classical music. Held every year in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, the competition is open to all junior high, high school, and college-age Black and Latino string players residing in the United States. The purpose of the competition is to offer these young musicians an opportunity to compete under the guidance of an internationally renowned panel of judges and to perform with established professional musicians in a competition setting. Its primary goals are to encourage, develop, and recognize classical music talent in the Black and Latino communities. While in Cleveland, Sphinx laureates often assist education and community relations efforts to increase interest, awareness, and knowledge of classical music through school visits in Cleveland and East Cleveland, and presentations at various community sites. Severance Hall 2013-14

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Patricia Ann Blackmon Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon sits as a four-term incumbent at the Eighth District Court of Appeals in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Ms. Blackmon received her juris doctorate in 1975 from Cleveland Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University. She subsequently served as chief prosecutor for the City of Cleveland and as the city’s first night prosecutor, as well as assistant director of the Victim/ Witness Program and as a professor at Dyke College. Patricia Ann Blackmon has received many honors, both personal and professional. These include induction into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame and recipient of the 1997 Alumna of the Year at Marshall College of Law. Along with Judge Sara J. Harper, she was one of the first two African-American women elected to the Court of Appeals, Eighth Judicial District. Ms. Blackmon attends Pilgrim United Church of Christ. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Black Women’s PAC, Executive Women’s Golf Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Norman S. Minor Bar Association. She teaches an annual course for the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Baldwin Wallace University.

This year’s Celebration Chorus features members from the following Cleveland area churches: Abundant Life International Church Advent Lutheran Church Affinity Missionary Baptist Church Aldersgate United Methodist Church Antioch Baptist Church Bethany Baptist Church Bethel Church of Cleveland Heights Bethel Seventh-Day Adventist Blessed Hope Baptist Church Celebration United Methodist Church Christian Assembly Christian Life Center Christian Light Community Church Church of God in Christ Church of the Blessed Hope Church of the Covenant Church of the Redeemer Church of the Savior United Methodist Community Bible Church Cory United Methodist Church Covenant Baptist Church Damascus Missionary Baptist Church East Mount Zion Baptist Church Eastview United Church of Christ Elim Gospel Chapel Euclid Avenue Congregational Church Faith Fellowship Church Fifth Christian Church First Greater New Zion Missionary Baptist Church


Friends Fellowship Bible Church Glenville Seventh-Day Adventist God’s Tabernacle of Faith Church Good Shepherd Baptist Church Grace Lutheran Church Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church The Greater New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church Greater Vision Baptist Church Holy Trinity Baptist Church Imani Temple Ministries Jesus House Cleveland Lane Metropolitan Christian Methodist Episcopal Lee Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church Mega Church Morning Star Baptist Church Mount Gillion Baptist Church Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Mount Moriah Baptist Church Mount Sinai Ministries Mount Zion Congregational Church Mount Zion, Oakwood Village The New Glorious Church of God and Christ New Home Missionary Baptist Church New Spirit Revival Center Nottingham United Methodist Church Olive Grove Missionary Baptist Church Olivet Institutional Baptist Church Our Lady of Fatima

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Parkwood Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Patton Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Pentecostal Church of Christ Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ Philippi Missionary Baptist Pilgrim Baptist Church Pilgrim United Church of Christ Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church Providence Baptist Church Richmond Heights Church of the Nazarene Sacrificial Baptist Church Second St. John Baptist Church Spiritual Force Ministries Deliverance Center St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church St. Christopher Church St. Dominic Catholic Church St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church St. Michael the Archangel Church St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church St. Philip Evangelical Lutheran Church St. Timothy Missionary Baptist Church Temple of Praise Seventh-Day Adventist Church The Word Church Unity Center Church University Circle United Methodist Church Zion Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus a volunteer community chorus assembled and prepared by William Henry Caldwell Ulysses G. Allen Renee Woodland Anderson Laurie Aronoff Lovette V. Phillips Ash Joan E. Bacon Antoinette M. Baker Melody Kyser Baker Zadie M. Barber Barbara Barnett Harris Gwendolyn J. Bennett Harriet J. Biles-Thomas Dia L. Blake Wilma Blanchard Cheryl BlocksonWestmoreland Eva C. Blount Glenn Brackens Kathy Brown Melanie Brown Gerry Burdick Carlisa R. Burge Jenine Burks Charlie A. Burrell Morris A. Cammon Sharon Brown Cheston Cynthia Clark Peter Clausen Pansy R. Coleman Thurston W. Coleman Renee Cook Renee Crumb Lake Lucitta Cummings Bill Davis Susan Dennis Mary Dixon Lori Elmore Melda Thompson English Jocyln Franklin John Franklin

Kevin Gibaldi Joan C. Grace Paula Charese Gray Shirley D. Grooms Alma Hardrick Charles Harris Dianne Harris Johanna V. Harris Patricia Harris Brenda Harrison Isalene Heard Doris M. H. Henderson Kevin Henderson Lucy Henderson Lynda J. Hill Marlene Hollinger Deborah Holman Tonya M. Huffman Kristine M. Jackson Shirley Jefferson Thelma C. Jinko Bonita Johnson Donna Johnson Milton Johnson Sha Ron Johnson Sylvia Johnson Gloria Jones Sharon Jones Michelle Kennedy Judith Karberg Artemesie B. Lee Joyce M. Lee Karen Long Helen Mack Lisa Malone James May Vemetria L. McAdoo Victoria J. McAdoo Kay McCastle Marian E. McClendon

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Rochelle McCrayer De’Ron McDaniel Felicia McDonald Margaret McLaughlin Leotha Melvin Pamela L. Mendez Cheri Micheaux-Alexander Ethel Yvonne Middlebrooks Andrea Kirkland Moore Jeannette Moore Yvette Moore Denys Morgan Donna L. Morgan Carolyn V. Neal Cheryl Nelson-Jones Marie G. Oatman Patsy Orosz Wanda Owens Dwyte Paris Jonea Patton Zenia Peak Regina D. Phoenix Ronald Pitts Phyllis Powell Sarah Lee Powell John Powell Sr. AndrenÊe Fant Priest Ruth Price Queen Charlie M. Radcliff Claudia Rice Renee E. Roberson Stephanie Roberts Sabrena Whitley Robinson Gaither Rodgers Anna M. Rogers Cynthia A. Rose Anthony Russ Constance Marie Samuels Marletta Samuels

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The Cleveland Orchestra celebrates the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. by Carol Jacobs

demonstrated early its commitment to honoring this country’s greatest civil rights leader. Four days after the April 4, 1968, assassination of Martin Luther King, The Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell performed the “Allegretto” movement from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 as a memorial tribute to the life of Dr. King. Toward the end of the next decade, The Cleveland Orchestra played a key role in the evolution of a more formal and institutionalized recognition of Dr. King’s life. The Orchestra’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Concert took place in January 1980. In the program book of that first concert, Dr. Donald G. Jacobs, executive director of the Greater Cleveland Interchurch Council, applauded The Cleveland Orchestra “ for taking seriously the need for the whole community to recognize the vital role the life and death of Dr. King continues to play in the struggle for racial justice and human dignity.” The Martin Luther King Jr. Concert quickly became an annual event both as a tribute to Dr. King and as an expression of commitment to the struggle for racial justice and human dignity. From 1980 to 1986, the Musical Arts Association and the Interchurch Council collaborated in presenting these Severance Hall concerts. In January 1986, the Jewish Community Federation and the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland joined the Interchurch Council and the Musical Arts Association in sponsoring the event. That same year, the federal government officially designated the third Monday in January as a public holiday celebrating the life and work of Dr. King. In 1986, the City of Cleveland became directly involved in presenting these concerts at the request of Cleveland City Council President George Forbes and Mayor George Voinovich. From 1987 to 1997, the annual King concert took place at Cory United Methodist Church, the site of Dr. King’s last speech in Cleveland. The concert was held at Severance Hall in 1998 and again in 2000 as part of the re-opening festivities following the Hall’s restoration. Severance Hall has continued to host the concert since then. Many distinguished performing artists have participated in these concerts, including Andrew Davis, Christoph von Dohnányi, Leslie Dunner, Raymond Harvey, Isaiah Jackson, Kay George Roberts, André Raphel Smith, Thomas Wilkins, Florence Quivar, Daisy Newman, Cissy Houston, Janet Alcorn, Barbara Conrad, John Cheek, Natalie Hinderas, William Warfield, Leon


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Bibb, and John Fleming. Music Director Franz Welser-Möst first conducted the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert in 2003, and also conducted it in 2004, 2006, and 2009. Beginning with the 1989 concert, volunteers from the greater Cleveland area were organized by Alvin Parris into a Community Gospel Choir, now called the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus. In the past decade, William Henry Caldwell has taken on the role of chorus director. Other choral participants have included the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Prestonian Choral Ensemble, Morgan State University Choir, Shaw High School Concert Choir, Everett Moore Singers, and the Central State University Chorus. An important facet of these programs has been the presentation of contemporary American works, including those of Donald Erb, William Grant Still, Ulysses Kay, Carman Moore, Alvin Parris, Joseph Schwantner, Hale Smith, Undine Smith Moore, George Walker, and Lanny Wolfe. The singing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” with audience participation, has been a tradition since the 1984 concert. Carol Jacobs served as Archivist for The Cleveland Orchestra from 1990 to 2007.

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The Life of Martin Luther King Jr. by Vivien-Sue Penn and Donald McNeely The following biographical sketch is reprinted, with appreciation, from the New Jersey Education Association’s “NJEA Review” of January 1977.

Martin Luther KING Jr. born January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia died April 4, 1968 Memphis, Tennessee

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T H I S G E N E R A T I O N H A S little or no direct experience or knowledge of the struggle for civil rights and human dignity in this country, or of the heroes who led the protest, nor the price they paid. In this age when we still see so much violence around us, it is necessary and proper to study the lives and works of men and women who achieved so much with nonviolent techniques. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of those persons. Michael Luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929, the son and grandson of Baptist ministers. He later changed his name to Martin Luther King. He was protected somewhat as a child because he was the son of “substantial” black parents. However, he, too, faced personal incidents in the South that smacked of discrimination and social injustice. In Atlanta, he attended Booker T. Washington High School. By the time he was 19, he had graduated as a special gifted student from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, and then continued his ministerial education by obtaining a Bachelor of Divinity Degree at Crozer Theological Seminary. He was awarded a PhD from Boston University in 1955. While he was pursuing his education in Massachusetts, King met and married Coretta Scott from Alabama, who was studying voice at the New England Conservatory of Music. During those early formative years, he developed a fascination for the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, who articulated a doctrine of passive resistance to gain freedom in India. While Martin Luther King was studying for his doctorate in 1954, he was offered and accepted the pastorate of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. In 1955, black people in Alabama were still sent to the rear of any public conveyance — segregated seating. The Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) was organized in December 1955 to change that situation. King became MIA’s president and preached resistance with love — not hate — for the oppressors. During this period of change in Alabama, Martin Luther King Jr.


many black people were arrested, physically attacked, and otherwise intimidated. Still their protest made its point. The United States Supreme Court finally ruled that existing Alabama laws regarding segregated seating were unconstitutional. Blacks and whites rode buses for the first time on a non-segregated basis. The success of the venture taught civil rights advocates that there was power in good organization and strong leadership, which King provided. Martin Luther King was convinced that his leadership strength lay in its nonviolent approach and proceeded to follow his own dictates by organizing the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in January 1957 to widen the effects of his Montgomery success. King moved his family to Atlanta in 1959, where he joined forces with his father, who was the minister associated with the Ebenezer Baptist Church. King’s life was anything but nonviolent. He was frequently arrested, jailed, and physically bruised. Fire hoses and attack dogs became a way of life for this fighter of social injustice. His life was one long thread of demonstrations on buses and other public conveyances, in restaurants, hotels, department stores and other places that needed to be desegregated. Massive demonstrations took the form of freedom marches in

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Alabama and Washington. These challenged people of all faiths, races and religions to join the fight for freedom for all Americans. From all over the nation people joined together in support of the civil rights movement. King’s speeches were impassioned and concerned his personal and his race’s fight against prejudice. They often referred to his philosophy of nonviolence, containing the “I have a dream” appeal first introduced at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., during the 1963 March on Washington. In 1964, Martin Luther King, at the age of 35, became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Four years later he was struck down while supporting a sanitation worker strike in Memphis, Tennessee. While standing on a motel balcony, on April 4, 1968, he was shot by an assassin.


Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington D.C. to deliver his “I Have A Dream” speech as part of the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” in August 1963.


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Student attendance continues to grow at Severance Hall As The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2013-14 season has gotten 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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From the President This message from Musical Arts Association president Dennis W. LaBarre is excerpted from the Association’s recently published Annual Report. Here, Mr. LaBarre discusses the continuing progress that The Cleveland Orchestra is making in implementing changes for a stronger future, as an institution devoted to the citizens of Northeast Ohio who created it and have sustained it. The complete Annual Report can be read at by clicking on “Publications” in the “News & Updates” section. T H E C L E V E L A N D O R C H E S T R A ’ S past year has been a

year of success and progress. We have reached the mid-point of a ten-year plan and fundraising campaign to ensure the artistic preeminence, institutional strength, and long-term financial stability of The Cleveland Orchestra as we approach our centennial anniversary in 2018. With ongoing, thorough, and rigorous analysis of the challenges facing the Orchestra, we are making great strides toward our future. Our objectives include fully engaging and serving the community that supports us, building a sound financial foundation, strengthening the institutional fabric across all our constituencies, and, above all, continuing to grow and excel artistically.


Under the leadership of Franz Welser-Möst, the Orchestra continues to produce music of the highest artistic quality. Franz challenges the musicians with innovative artistic programming, while engaging new corners of the community with new styles of music, new venues, and new artforms. I am inspired by our musicians, who have challenged themselves, too, to become evermore involved in educating and engaging people of all ages. Emblematic of this dedication to the community’s musical enrichment was a special night of music in March 2013 featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing for the first time with all of its youth ensembles. In May 2013, the Orchestra launched its “Cleveland Orchestra At Home” neighborhood residency program, partnering with organizations throughout the Gordon Square Arts District to serve the community with a week of free public presentations, ensemble performances, and education concerts, and culminating in a Cleveland Orchestra concert in a neighborhood church. The Make Music! concert in March and the “At Home” concert in May were both recorded and telecast on WVIZ/PBS ideastream, reaching audience members throughout the region.

For these achievements, we owe a debt of gratitude to all those who continue to nurture the Orchestra’s advancements, from our volunteers and musicians to our staff and trustees. I extend special thanks to our devoted and generous patrons who make up the audiences of Severance Hall, Blossom, and venues far and wide, CONTINUES

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The Orchestra’s financial outlook continues to improve. The Fiscal Year 2014 budget projects another year of break-even results, as was achieved in Fiscal Year 2013. Record-breaking ticket sales, including record numbers of young people, helped drive operating revenue to the highest level in our history. Thousands of individual donors, corporations, and foundations contributed over $10 million to the 2012-13 Annual Fund — a record — which supported over 20% of the Orchestra’s operating costs.



and who continue to support and demand the best from this Orchestra. To build on these successes, and to begin our second century on a secure footing, we must sustain our focus on artistic excellence. Simultaneously, we must continue evolving the ways in which we serve the community, while we establish a sound foundation of financial resources that allow us to do both to the best of our ability.


To accomplish these goals by 2018, we have undertaken the most ambitious fundraising campaign in our history — the Sound for the Centennial Campaign. The Orchestra’s Endowment today covers just 15% of the Orchestra’s operating costs. The Endowment must expand, through cash gifts and deferred commitments, to provide up to 30% of the Orchestra’s annual operating budget. Until that is achieved, contributions to special fundraising will couple with our robust, ongoing, and increasing Annual Fund to balance the budget and maintain artistic and community programming as the Endowment grows. We are making steady progress toward financial stability thanks to the generosity of thousands of individuals, corporations, and foundations.



The strength of this institution across all constituencies is essential to the successful achievement of our artistic, financial, and operating goals. I am greatly encouraged by new and dynamic working partnerships among all members of the Orchestra family. To further develop the collaboration between trustees and musicians, we plan to add musicians to several Board committees. This past year also saw the successful achievement of a mutually beneficial long-term operating agreement for The Cleveland Orchestra’s Miami residency, which began in 2007 as the first annual adaptation of our residency programs from around the world. This ongoing relationship with Miami is opening the Orchestra to new audiences of music lovers while benefiting the Miami community and contributing to the Orchestra’s overall artistic growth and financial success. Our focus must always be on tomorrow, toward a second century of changing lives through the power of music. As we approach the Orchestra’s centennial anniversary, we seek to build the youngest audience of any orchestra in the country. These young people, with their families, make up the next generations of concertgoers and supporters, helping to ensure the long-term success of this great institution. As much as our centennial is about securing The Cleveland Orchestra’s future, and sustaining the artistic and institutional excellence we are known for worldwide, it is first and foremost about celebrating the community that has supported us through these first one hundred years. We are evolving partnerships with institutions throughout Northeast Ohio. We are seeking new ways to engage and serve this community. We are dedicating ourselves to becoming evermore relevant to our supporters, and to sustaining the practices that have made The Cleveland Orchestra an enduring symbol of this community’s spirit and pride.

Dennis W. LaBarre President


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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 Sunday afternoon, February 9, five Cleveland Orchestra musicians present a concert at Dunham Tavern Barn (6709 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland). The members of the Omni String Quartet (Jung-Min Amy Lee, violin; Alicia Koelz, violin; Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola; Tanya Ell, cello) are joined by Mary Lynch (oboe) for a program that includes William Bolcom’s Oboe Quintet. The event begins at 3:00 p.m. and is presented as part of the Heights Arts Close Encounters series directed by Orchestra violinist Isabel Trautwein. Reservations are required, seating is limited. Tickets are $50 per person ($40 for Heights Arts members). For further information, call 216-371-3457.

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For a sixth year, The Cleveland Orchestra is holding a food drive at the start of the calendar year, with goods donated locally. The event is part of Orchestras Feeding America, a national food drive held by America’s symphony orchestras. First started in 2009, this project has involved over 250 orchestras from across the nation, who have together collected nearly 450,000 pounds of food for their communities. The project is the single largest orchestra project organized at a national level, uniting musicians, audiences, staff, and volunteers to help alleviate hunger. This year’s drive in Cleveland is being undertaken surrounding the Orchestra’s concerts on and around the Martin Luther King weekend, with collection of foodstuffs at concerts and performances January 16-20 at Severance Hall. Unexpired food donations are being collected Thursday through Sunday evenings, and at Monday afternoon’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Open House.


Cleveland Orchestra offers gift ideas all year ’round . . . Music and gift-giving are a perfect match. The Cleveland Orchestra Store offers a host of musical treats every day of the year, including the Orchestra’s latest DVDs and CDs, as well as releases by Orchestra musicians. Music boxes, 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 Music Festival are available at the Severance Hall Ticket Office by calling 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141, or at

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A very special evening of music-making takes place at Severance Hall on Sunday, February 9, with members of The Cleveland Orchestra joining together with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus in a pre-Valentine’s Day musical celebration in support of the Chorus’s Touring and Education Fund. The festive event features songs, musical dances, and romances performed by Cleveland Orchestra musicians and the Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus. Musical selections include dances by Dvořák, Borodin, and Piazzolla, arias by Rossini, Dvořák, and Mozart, and Clara Schumann’s Romances. In addition, the Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus sings selections from Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzes, accompanied by Joela Jones and Alicja Basinska. Tickets are $15 to $60, available through the Severance Hall Ticket Office or online at

Cleveland Orchestra joins in national food drive January 16-20


Orchestra musicians and more perform for special benefit for Orchestra Chorus on Sunday, February 9







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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


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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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


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 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.


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

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


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

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


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Endowed Funds

funds established as of August 2013

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

CENTER FOR FUTURE AUDIENCES — The Cleveland Orchestra’s Center for Future Audiences, created with a lead gift from the Maltz Family Foundation, is working to develop new generations of audiences for The Cleveland Orchestra. Center for Future Audiences Maltz Family Foundation

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 Orchestra’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 Orchestra’s summer performances and maintenance of Blossom Music Center. Blossom Festival Guest Artist Dr. and Mrs. Murray M. Bett The Hershey Foundation The Payne Fund Mr. and Mrs. William C. Zekan

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

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


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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


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



BakerHostetler Bank of America Eaton FirstEnergy Foundation Forest City Enterprises, Inc. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Hyster-Yale Materials Handling NACCO Industries, Inc. The Lubrizol Corporation / The Lubrizol Foundation Merrill Lynch Parker Hannifin Corporation The Plain Dealer PolyOne 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 December 2013.

gifts of $2,500 or more during the past year, as of December 15, 2013


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

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

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

Jones Day Quality Electrodynamics (QED) voestalpine AG (Europe) Anonymous $25,000 TO $49,999 Dix & Eaton The Giant Eagle Foundation Litigation Management, Inc. Northern Trust Bank of Florida (Miami) Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. The Plain Dealer RPM International Inc. Squire Sanders (US) LLP Thompson Hine LLP

$2,500 TO $24,999 AdCom Communications Akron Tool & Die Company AkronLife Magazine American Fireworks, Inc.

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American Greetings Corporation BDI Bank of America Brothers Printing Co., Inc. Brouse McDowell Eileen M. Burkhart & Co LLC Buyers Products Company Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP Cleveland Clinic The Cleveland Wire Cloth & Mfg. Co. Cohen & Company, CPAs Community Behavioral Health Center Conn-Selmer, Inc. Consolidated Solutions Dollar Bank Dominion Foundation Ernst & Young LLP Evarts-Tremaine-Flicker Company Feldman Gale, P.A. (Miami) Ferro Corporation FirstMerit Bank Frantz Ward LLP Victor Kendall, Friends of WLRN Gallagher Benefit Services Great Lakes Brewing Company Gross Builders Hahn Loeser + Parks LLP Hyland Software The Lincoln Electric Foundation Littler Mendelson, P.C. C. A. Litzler Co., Inc. Live Publishing Company Macy’s Materion Corporation Miba AG (Europe) MTD Products, Inc. North Coast Container Corp. Northern Haserot Oatey Co. Ohio CAT Ohio Savings Bank, A Division of New York Community Bank Olympic Steel, Inc. Oswald Companies PolyOne Corporation Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP The Prince & Izant Company Richey Industries, Inc. The Sherwin-Williams Company Stern Advertising Agency Swagelok Company Tucker Ellis Ulmer & Berne LLP University Hospitals Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A. (Miami) WCLV Foundation Westlake Reed Leskosky Anonymous (2)




May 17 . 20 . 22 . 24


THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by Franz Welser-Möst


Don’t miss this unique, made-for-Cleveland opera presentation! Staged at Severance Hall with an international cast and innovative, original animated projections. While plumbing the depths of human experience, The Cunning Little Vixen tells a charmingly bittersweet tale of love, peril, freedom, f and family. The opera’s title character, portrayed by Czech soprano Martina M Janková, wends her way through life’s cycles of learning and danger, dange love and happiness. Janáček’s score mixes lyrical symphonic writing with wit the songful serenity and energetic pulse of Moravian folk music. This Cleveland Orchestra opera presentation is supported in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and by the National Endowment for the Arts





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

Cumulative Giving

Annual Support




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

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 Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund 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 December 15, 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 Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Hearst Foundations Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of The Cleveland Foundation Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs (Miami) 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 The Conway Family Foundation Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros Charitable Trust 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 The Mandel Foundation Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Foundation 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 Jean C. Schroeder 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 December 2013.

The Helen C. Cole Charitable Trust The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation The Gerhard Foundation, Inc. The Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust John S. and James L. Knight Foundation The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation National Endowment for the Arts 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.

Lifetime Giving

Annual Support


gifts during the past year, as of December 15, 2013 INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $500,000 AND MORE


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 December 2013.


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) David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation (Miami) The Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Mrs. Norma Lerner and The Lerner Foundation Susan Miller (Miami) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $100,000 TO $199,999

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

Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Cutler 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. 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) Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Sr. 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 INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $30,000 TO $49,999

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Bell (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Wolfgang Berndt (Europe) Blossom Women’s Committee Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Bolton The Brown and Kunze Foundation Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Glenn R. Brown 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 Mr. and Mrs. Jon A. Lindseth Ms. Nancy W. McCann Sally S. and John C. Morley Mrs. Jane B. Nord Luci and Ralph* Schey Richard and Nancy Sneed (Cleveland, Miami) R. Thomas and Meg Harris Stanton

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

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

Gay Cull Addicott Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Randall and Virginia Barbato Mr. and Mrs. Matthew V. Crawford Esther L. and Alfred M. Eich, Jr. Jeffrey and Susan Feldman (Miami) Dr. Edward S. Godleski Andrew and Judy Green 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) 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

Robert and Jean* Conrad Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Conway Do Unto Others Trust (Miami) George* and Becky Dunn Dr. and Mrs. Hiroyuki Fujita Gary Hanson and Barbara Klante Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Healy Mrs. Marguerite B. Humphrey Junior Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Dr. David and Janice Leshner Maltz Family Foundation Margaret Fulton-Mueller William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill Julia and Larry Pollock Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ratner Paul and Suzanne Westlake

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

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 Colleen and Richard Fain (Miami) Joyce and Ab* Glickman Richard and Ann Gridley Mrs. John A Hadden Jr. Jack Harley and Judy Ernest Mary and Jon Heider (Cleveland, Miami) David and Nancy Hooker Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Jack, Jr. Tati and Ezra Katz (Miami)

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Mr.* and Mrs. Arch J. McCartney Mr. Thomas F. McKee Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Meisel 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 Ms. Dawn M. Full Tim and Linda Koelz Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Rachel R. Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Oliver E. Seikel Kim Sherwin Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Umdasch (Europe)


Annual Campaign Patrons

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

Jack Harley Iris Harvie Brinton L. Hyde Randall N. Huff David C. Lamb Raymond T. Sawyer

Ongoing annual support gifts are a critical component toward sustaining The Cleveland Orchestra’s economic health. Ticket revenues provide only a small portion of the funding needed to support the Orchestra’s outstanding performances, education activities, and community projects. The Leadership 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. Paul and Marilyn* Brentlinger Augustine* and Grace Caliguire Jill and Paul Clark Richard J. and Joanne Clark Mrs. Barbara Cook Mrs. Barbara Ann Davis Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Duvin Mike S. and Margaret Eidson (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Ellis Jr. Mr. Neil Flanzraich 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 Allan V. Johnson Andrew and Katherine Kartalis Janet and Gerald Kelfer (Miami) Mr. Jeff Litwiller Edith and Ted* Miller Mr. Donald W. Morrison Elisabeth and Karlheinz Muhr (Europe) Brian and Cindy Murphy Mr. Raymond M. 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. 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 B. and Rosalyn Stuzin (Miami) 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 Dr. and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey Dr. Ben H. and Julia Brouhard Ellen E. & Victor J. Cohn Supporting Foundation Henry and Mary Doll Nancy and Richard Dotson listings continue


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Harry and Joyce Graham 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 Kenneth M. Lapine and Rose E. Mills Judith and Morton Q. Levin Mr. and Mrs.* Robert P. Madison Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McGowan Pannonius Foundation Douglas and Noreen Powers Paul A. and Anastacia L. Rose Rosskamm Family Trust Patricia J. Sawvel Carol* and Albert Schupp Drs. Daniel and Ximena Sessler 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 Frank and Leslie Buck Mr. and Mrs. William C. Butler Ms. Maria Cashy Drs. Wuu-Shung and Amy Chuang Dr. William and Dottie Clark Mrs. Lester E. Coleman Mr. Owen Colligan Marjorie Dickard Comella 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(Miami) 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 David and Robin Gunning Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hardy Clark Harvey and Holly Selvaggi Henry R. Hatch Robin Hitchcock Hatch 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. Richard and Roberta Katzman 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 Elsie and Byron Lutman 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 Claudia Metz and Thomas Woodworth Mr. and Mrs. Abraham C. Miller (Miami) Drs. Terry E. and Sara S. Miller David and Leslee Miraldi 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 Mr. Eric Sellen and Mr. Ron Seidman Lee G. and Jane Seidman Charles Seitz (Miami) Mrs. Frances G. Shoolroy Marjorie B. Shorrock David Kane Smith Dr. Marvin and Mimi Sobel George and Mary Stark Howard Stark M.D. and Rene Rodriguez (Miami) Stroud Family Trust Ms. Lorraine S. Szabo

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Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Teel, Jr. 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 (4)


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 Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Carpenter 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 Barbara and Peter Galvin Dr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Gould 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 James and Viriginia Meil 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

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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 Michael Forde Ripich Ms. Linda M. Rocchi Carol Rolf and Steven Adler Robert and Margo Roth Miss Marjorie A. Rott Michael and Roberta Rusek Dr. Lori Rusterholtz Dr. Harry S. and Rita K. Rzepka Ms. Patricia E. Say Mr. James Schutte Ms. Adrian L. Scott Dr. John Sedor and Ms. Geralyn Presti 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. Joseph Stroud Mr. Taras G. Szmagala, Jr. Ken and Martha Taylor Greg and Suzanne Thaxton Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Timko Steve and Christa Turnbull Mrs. H. Lansing Vail, Jr. Robert A. Valente Brenton Ver Ploeg (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Joaquin Vinas (Miami)

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The Cleveland Orchestra is sustained through the support of thousands of generous patrons, including members of the Leadership Patron Program listed on these pages. Listings of all annual donors of $300 and more each year are published in the Orchestra’s Annual Report, which can be viewed online at CLEVELANDORCHESTRA . COM For information about how you can play a supporting role with The Cleveland Orchestra, please contact our Philanthropy & Advancement Office by calling 216-231-7545.

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The Cleveland Orchestra’s catalog of recordings continues to grow. The newest DVD features Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony recorded live in the Abbey of St. Florian in Austria under the direction of Music Director Franz Welser-Möst in 2012 and released in May 2013. W “A great orchestra, a Bruckner expert. . . . Five out of five stars,” declared Austria’s Kurier o newspaper. Released in 2012, Dvořák’s opera Rusalka on CD, recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, elicited the reviewer for London’s Sunday Times to praise the performance as “the most spellbinding account of Dvořák’s miraculous score I have ever heard, either in the themiraculou atre or on record. . . . I doubt this music can be better played than by the Clevelanders, the most ‘European’ of the American orchestras, with wind and brass soloists to die for and a string sound of superlative warmth and sensitivity.” Other recordings released in recent years include two under the baton of Pierre Boulez and a third album of Mozart piano concertos with Mitsuko Uchida, whose first Cleveland Orchestra Mozart album won a Grammy Award in 2011. Visit the Cleveland Orchestra Store for the latest and best Cleveland Orchestra recordings and DVDs.


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the world’s most beautiful concert halls, Severance Hall has been home to The Cleveland Orchestra since its opening on February 5, 1931. After that first concert, a Cleveland newspaper editorial stated: “We believe that Mr. Severance intended to build a temple to music, and not a temple to wealth; and we believe it is his intention that all music lovers should be welcome there.” John Long Severance (president of the Musical Arts Association, 1921-1936) and his wife, Elisabeth, donated most of the funds necessary to erect this magnificent building. Designed by Walker & Weeks, its elegant



Georgian exterior was constructed to harmonize with the classical architecture of other prominent buildings in the University Circle area. The interior of the building reflects a combination of design styles, including Art Deco, Egyptian Revival, Classicism, and Modernism. An extensive renovation, restoration, and expansion of the facility was completed in January 2000. In addition to serving as the home of The Cleveland Orchestra for concerts and rehearsals, the building is rented by a wide variety of local organizations and private citizens for performances, meetings, and gala events each year.

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WINTER SEASON 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. 4 January 11-12

BRAHMS Tragic Overture BRAHMS Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 Sponsor: Medical Mutual of Ohio

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 Yefim Bronfman, piano

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert

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. All tickets have been distributed as of January 2. Listen to the concert live on Cleveland radio stations WCLV (104.9 FM) or WCPN (90.3 FM). Sponsor: KeyBank For a complete schedule of future events and performances, or to purchase tickets online 24/ 7 for Cleveland Orchestra concerts, visit


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

Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Elgar 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 Nikolaj Znaider, violin and conductor

MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3 MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”) * ELGAR Enigma Variations * not part of Friday Morning Matinee

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.

Mahler and Brahms Thursday February 13 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday February 15 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday February 16 at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Marc Albrecht, conductor Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano

MAHLER “Blumine” Symphonic Movement MAHLER Songs of a Wayfarer BRAHMS Quartet in G minor, Opus 25 (arranged for orchestra by Arnold Schoenberg) Sponsor: BakerHostetler

Celebrity Concert: Casablanca Friday February 14 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA William Eddins, conductor

The ultimate Valentine’s Day experience! The burning romantic screen coupling of Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman paired with Max Steiner’s lush score performed live by The Cleveland Orchestra. One night only!

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Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody Thursday March 6 at 7:30 p.m. Friday March 7 at 7:00 p.m. <18s Saturday March 8 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, piano Kate Royal, soprano* Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano* John Tessier, tenor* Cleveland Orchestra Chorus* Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus*

SIBELIUS Lemminkäinen RACHMANINOFF Paganini Rhapsody WIGGLESWORTH Sternenfall — U.S. PREMIERE* BRITTEN Spring Symphony* * not part of Fridays@7 concert

Sponsor: KeyBank

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus Sunday March 9 at 7:00 p.m. <18s CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH ORCHESTRA Brett Mitchell, conductor CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH CHORUS Lisa Wong, director Amanda Russo, mezzo-soprano

BEETHOVEN Overture to Fidelio HINDEMITH Symphony: Mathis der Maler CORIGLIANO Fern Hill MENDELSSOHN Help Me, Lord, Find Peace

Dohnányi Conducts Schumann

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION CONCERT Sunday January 19 at 7:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Chelsea Tipton, conductor Lev Mamuya, cello Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus William Henry Caldwell, director/conductor

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.

Thursday March 27 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 29 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday March 30 at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor

Live radio broadcast on WCLV and WCPN.

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2

TICKETS: Admission is free, but tickets required.

As of January 2, this concert is sold out. Concert Sponsor: KeyBank

Under 18s Free FOR FAMILIES


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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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 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

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

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.


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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

T IC K 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 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.




AT SEVERANCE HALL . . . Nikolaj Znaider

Mitsuko Uchida



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.

Thursday April 3 at 7:30 p.m. Friday April 4 at 8:00 p.m. <18s Saturday April 5 at 8:00 p.m.

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Nikolaj Znaider, conductor and violin

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Mitsuko Uchida, piano and conductor William Preucil, concertmaster

Celebrated as one of today’s foremost violinists, Nikolaj Znaider is also fast becoming one of the most versatile artists of his generation, uniting his talents as soloist, conductor and chamber musician. At Severance Hall, he performs and conducts a delightful and varied program, from a vibrant violin concerto by Mozart to Mendelssohn’s warm and sunny “Italian” Symphony. And, to close, Elgar’s masterful Enigma Variations, depicting in music the composer’s friends and family — their characteristics and foibles, their personalities and passions.

Mitsuko Uchida’s interpretations of Mozart are renowned for their intelligence, elegance, and sensitivity. She continues her acclaimed collaboration with The Cleveland Orchestra, which was recognized with a 2010 Grammy Award, with performances of two more of Mozart’s piano concertos (Nos. 18 and 19). “Mitsuko Uchida’s Mozart playing is stunningly sensitive, crystalline, and true.” —Boston Globe Sponsor: Quality Electrodynamics (QED)New!

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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