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Perspectivesfrom the Executive Director February 2014 This month, we salute conductor Pierre Boulez for his half-century of service to The Cleveland Orchestra. It is with great pleasure that we look back on his five decades with this institution, to his contributions toward this Orchestra’s musical excellence and innovation, and proudly announce him as the recipient of this season’s Distinguished Service Award (see pages 30-33). The Cleveland Orchestra will always honor the traditions and history that have brought us to today. Yet, with our unwavering dedication to musical excellence, we are also committed to embracing changing times and changing circumstances, to approach each new decade in its newness, complexity, and opportunity. With your input, we are exploring new programs to better serve and engage the great people of Northeast Ohio, including: Young Professionals. In January, we launched The Circle, a new opportunity for young professionals to strengthen their relationship with The Cleveland Orchestra. The program brings music lovers aged 21 to 40 together for concerts and networking events, enabling them to connect with musicians, the music, and colleagues in the arts and business communities. The enthusiasm of these young people represents the future, and we are pleased to welcome them and host this new social forum. Severance Hall Facelift. In recognition of changing times and changing needs, this past fall the Orchestra’s Board of Trustees assembled a taskforce to take an intensive look at options for enhancing the concert experience for Cleveland Orchestra attendees. The world has changed since Severance Hall’s renovation in 2000, and we want to ensure that we are supporting world-class performances with a world-class venue and services. After surveying audience members and making an assessment in comparison to other local facilities and national concert halls, we are now creating a roadmap for improvements with the biggest positive impacts for our patrons. I look forward to sharing recommendations, and asking for your further counsel and advice, in the coming year. Open Dialog. Also this season, we began a series of “Coffee and Conversation” gatherings to bring long-term supporters and concertgoers to Severance Hall and give them a transparent look at — and opportunity to ask candid questions about — the Orchestra’s ideas for change. The dialogue between donors, board members, musicians, and ticket buyers, and the feedback that has emerged from these events, is helping to shape the Orchestra’s plans for a second century of service to the people of Northeast Ohio. Young Audiences. Alongside these newest initiatives, we continue to pursue our goal of building the youngest audience of any orchestra. Under 18s Free — which offers a free ticket to select concerts for a young person with every paying adult — has been so successful at attracting families to Orchestra performances in Northeast Ohio that we have expanded it to Miami during this season’s four-week residency in Florida. Young people make up 20% of Orchestra audiences this season, the result of the continued popularity of Under 18s Free, along with the Orchestra’s Student Advantage program and Frequent Fan Card. Their passion for music represents our future and our ongoing commitment to serve Northeast Ohio.

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IN JAPAN — Principal guest conductor Pierre Boulez and music director George Szell discuss musical matters in Japan in a traditional tea house setting during The Cleveland Orchestra’s tour to Japan and Korea, May 1970.

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

Norma Lerner, Honorary Chair Hewitt B. Shaw, Jr., Secretary Beth E. Mooney, Treasurer

Douglas A. Kern Virginia M. Lindseth Alex Machaskee Nancy W. McCann John C. Morley

Larry Pollock Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. Audrey Gilbert Ratner Barbara S. Robinson Raymond T. Sawyer

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)

Richard C. Gridley (SC) Loren W. Hershey (DC) Herbert Kloiber (Germany)

Ludwig Scharinger (Austria)

TR U S TE E S E X- O FFIC IO Faye A. Heston, President, Volunteer Council of The Cleveland Orchestra Shirley B. Dawson, President, Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Claire Frattare, 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

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

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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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DIRECTOR Kelvin Smith Family Chair

FIRST VIOLINS William Preucil CONCERTMASTER

Blossom-Lee Chair

Yoko Moore

ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

Clara G. and George P. Bickford Chair

Peter Otto

FIRST ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Jung-Min Amy Lee

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Gretchen D. and Ward Smith Chair

Alexandra Preucil

ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

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

Takako Masame Paul and Lucille Jones Chair

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

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Yu Yuan Patty and John Collinson Chair

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Mark Dumm Gladys B. Goetz Chair

Katherine Bormann

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

Emilio Llinas 2 James and Donna Reid Chair

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

Elayna Duitman Ioana Missits Carolyn Gadiel Warner Stephen Warner Sae Shiragami Vladimir Deninzon Sonja Braaten Molloy Scott Weber Kathleen Collins Beth Woodside Emma Shook Jeffrey Zehngut Yun-Ting Lee VIOLAS Robert Vernon * Chaillé H. and Richard B. Tullis Chair

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

Stanley Konopka 2 Mark Jackobs Jean Wall Bennett Chair

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

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CELLOS Mark Kosower* Louis D. Beaumont Chair

Richard Weiss 1 The GAR Foundation Chair

Charles Bernard 2 Helen Weil Ross Chair

Bryan Dumm Muriel and Noah Butkin Chair

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

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

Mark Atherton Thomas Sperl Henry Peyrebrune Charles Barr Memorial Chair

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

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

PERCUSSION Marc Damoulakis°

HORNS Richard King *

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George Szell Memorial Chair

Donald Miller Tom Freer

Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Chair

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TRUMPETS Michael Sachs *

Carolyn Gadiel Warner

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

Marjory and Marc L. Swartzbaugh Chair

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

Christine Honolke MANAGER

ENDOWED CHAIRS CURRENTLY UNOCCUPIED Sidney and Doris Dworkin Chair Sunshine Chair

Richard Stout Alexander and Marianna C. McAfee Chair

Shachar Israel

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BASS TROMBONE Thomas Klaber EUPHONIUM AND BASS TRUMPET Richard Stout

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

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

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

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Post-concert performers chosen for spring concerts in KeyBank Fridays@7 series

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

Save the Date The volunteers of the Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra are holding their spring benefit evening on Friday, April 25, at Shaker Heights Country Club.

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

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OrchestraNews Upcoming local performances by members of The Cleveland Orchestra include:

Special benefit concert for Cleveland Orchestra Chorus on Sunday, February 9 features Orchestra musicians

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.

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. Tickets are $15 to $60, available through the Severance Hall Ticket Office or online at clevelandorchestra.com.

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

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

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Cleveland Orchestra Concert Previews are presented before every regular subscription concert, and are free to all ticketholders to that day’s performance. Previews are designed to enrich the concert-going experience for audience members of all levels of musical knowledge through a variety of interviews and through talks by local and national experts. Concert Previews are made possible by a generous endowment gift from Dorothy Humel Hovorka. February 6, 8 “Musical Depictions: Barking Dogs and Sunny Perfection” with Rabbi Roger Klein, The Temple – Tifereth Israel

February 7 “Music from Form to Pictures” with Rose Breckenridge, Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups administrator and lecturer

February 13, 15, 16 “From Wayfaring to Wayfinding” with Eric Charnofsky, professor of musicology, Case Western Reserve University

March 6, 8 “Voices of Reawakening” with Meaghan Heinrich education and community programs advisor, The Cleveland Orchestra

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Distinguished Service Award The Musical Arts Association is proud to honor Pierre Boulez as the 2013-14 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, recognizing extraordinary service to The Cleveland Orchestra.

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PIERRE BOULEZ

— conductor, composer, teacher, and author — is among the most distinguished musicians active in the world today. Over the course of nearly fift y years, he has led The Cleveland Orchestra in over 220 performances at home and on tour. He has been invited — and has chosen — to return to Cleveland again and again, for recordings and concerts, and in friendship. In half a century of service to Cleveland, he has created a peerless legacy of great music, new music, and unrivalled music-making. Pierre Boulez first led The Cleveland Orchestra in 1965 at the invitation of music director George Szell, making his American professional conducting debut at Severance Hall. He was appointed the Orchestra’s first principal guest conductor in 1969, and served as musical advisor during the two seasons following Szell’s death. He has returned regularly to lead performances with the Orchestra, and in five decades of concerts here has presented works spanning six centuries — by composers as varied as Gabrieli, Rameau, J. S. Bach, and Schubert to Debussy, Janáček, Dalbavie, and Kyburz. Beyond Northeast Ohio, he has conducted The Cleveland Orchestra on tour in Tokyo and Paris, and at New York’s Carnegie Hall. Mr. Boulez has earned widespread respect as a champion of contemporary music. Beginning with the American premiere of his own Figures, Doubles, Prismes in 1965, Boulez has conducted more than thirty Cleveland premieres with The Cleveland Orchestra, including the world premiere, in 2000, of Marc-André Dalbavie’s Concertate il suono. In 1986, he conducted the Orchestra in a special two-week series of “Great Composers of Our Time” concerts featuring his own music. The presentation of the 2009 Kyoto Prize to Boulez reaffirmed the importance of his compositions and activities as teacher, conductor, and advocate of new music. Pierre Boulez’s recordings with The Cleveland Orchestra present a brilliant and clearly focused vision of his role as a conductor. These recordings have won five Grammy Awards (with works by Berlioz, Debussy, and Stravinsky). The Cleveland Orchestra can also be heard within Boulez’s recorded cycle of Mahler’s nine symphonies, performing Nos. 4 and 7. And most recently, Boulez recorded the Adagio from Mahler’s Symphony No. 10 and Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with Cleveland, as well as performances of both Ravel piano concertos, at Severance Hall. Born in France in 1925, Pierre Boulez studied mathematics before turning fulltime to music as his life’s vocation. During the ensuing decades of his distinguished career, he has held important positions with performing ensembles and teaching institutions in North America and Europe. In 2010, he was invited to celebrate his eighty-fift h birthday with a series of concerts with the orchestras of Cleveland, Chicago, and New York. In 2012, he was inducted into the Gramophone Hall of Fame. With heartfelt thanks for his long and devoted work with this Orchestra, for his ongoing contributions to contemporary classical music, and for his dedication to the highest standards of artistic excellence, the Musical Arts Association is pleased to present Pierre Boulez with its highest award for distinguished service. Severance Hall 2013-14

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1. George Szell and Pierre Boulez in 1969, soon after announcing Boulez’s appointment as The Cleveland Orchestra’s first principal guest conductor. 2. Boulez conducting a Blossom Festival concert in 1969. 3. Boulez taking a curtain call after a concert in Tokyo during the Orchestra’s 1970 tour to Japan and Korea. 4. Boulez backstage in Paris in 1990, with then Cleveland Orchestra music director Christoph von Dohnányi and former associate conductor Robert Shaw. 5. A sketch of Boulez drawn by Orchestra member Laszlo Krausz in 1965.

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Since making his American professional conducting debut with The Cleveland Orchestra at the invitation of George Szell in 1965, Pierre Boulez has led the Orchestra in more than 220 concerts over the past half century. He was appointed the Orchestra’s first Principal Guest Conductor in 1969, and served as Musical Advisor for two seasons beginning shortly after Szell’s death in 1970. In five decades, he has recorded a variety of works with The Cleveland Orchestra. Four of these albums — featuring works by Debussy, Stravinsky, and Berlioz — won five Grammy Awards. Boulez’s complete recorded cycle of Mahler symphonies features Nos. 4 and 7 with Cleveland. Most recently, he extended his recorded legacy with live concert recordings at Severance Hall of Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn and both of Ravel’s piano concertos.

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DISTINGUISHED S E RVI C E A W A RD The Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Pierre Boulez in absentia before the Thursday night concert. (See pages 30-31)

Thursday’s concert is sponsored by Forest City Enterprises, Inc., a Cleveland Orchestra Partner in Excellence. Nikolaj Znaider's appearance with The Cleveland Orchestra is made possible by a contribution to the Orchestra’s Guest Artist Fund from Mr. and Mrs. James P. Storer. The evening concerts will end at about 9:25 p.m. on Thursday and at approximately 9:45 on Saturday.

The Cleveland Orchestra’s Friday Morning Concert Series is endowed by the Mary E. and F. Joseph Callahan Foundation.

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offers three musical works by three great masters of classical music. Two are infused with sunshine, while the third is filled with the wonderful camaraderie of friendship — expertly rendered into musical form, and featuring sunny moments, intense feelings, and heartfelt cheer. Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto was written when the composer was still a teenager — at a time, in fact, when he was gaining many aspects of his mature musical style. At the time, he was creating much music, and the practice of doing so — and of hearing his works in performance — quickly helped the young Mozart understand what music should and could be for him. Although he wrote five violin concertos in the span of a couple years, the Third is where Mozart’s adult style comes remarkably into focus. Clear and concise, emotional and captivating, with depth and introspection juxtaposed against unadulterated joy. Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony is one of this composer’s most charming and vibrant orchestral works. Inspired by a trip to Italy Mozart, when he was just 22, this music, one can believe, Mendelssohn, actually drips with sunshine, the smells of fresh and Elgar food, and the tastes of good table wine. The British Elgar leaped onto the world stage in 1899 with the premiere of his Enigma Variations. Here he wrote a series of loving musical portraits of his circle of close friends. The clarity of the depictions is still remarkably fresh more than a hundred years later — with the intensity of some of the relationships utterly discernable. Evenso, this music can also be enjoyed merely as good music, as variations in musical parlance and possibilities. —Eric Sellen

With great regret, Pierre Boulez, who was to have led this week’s concerts, is unable to come to Cleveland to conduct his planned concerts in February 2014 due to health issues. Violinist and conductor Nikolaj Znaider, who was to have been soloist with Boulez, has graciously agreed to step in with the program being presented this weekend.

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Nikolaj Znaider Celebrated as a violinist and conductor, Danish musician Nikolaj Znaider is acclaimed as one of his generation’s most versatile artists. He made his Cleveland Orchestra debut in 1999 and most recently performed at Severance Hall in October 2011 and on a West Coast tour in April 2012. This weekend’s concerts mark his conducting debut with the Orchestra. Born in Denmark in 1975 to Polish-Israeli parents, Nikolaj Znaider studied with Milan Vitek at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. After receiving First Prize in the 1992 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition at age 16, he worked with Dorothy Delay at the Juilliard School. He won First Prize at the 1997 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and later studied with Boris Kushnir at the Vienna Conservatory. Mr. Znaider is founder of the Nordic Music Academy for string players, where he served as director for a decade. Mr. Znaider regularly performs with the world’s leading orchestras, including those of Amsterdam, Chicago, Cologne, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, and Vienna. He has also led the Czech Philharmonic, Gothenburg Symphony, Halle Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Currently artist-in-residence with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Nikolaj Znaider previously served in the same position with the Dresden Staatskapelle and London Symphony orchestras. In 2010, he became conductor of the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra in St. Petersburg. As a chamber musician, he collaborates regularly with artists such as Daniel Barenboim and Yefim Bronfman. As an RCA Red Seal artist, Nikolaj Znaider has recorded the violin concertos of Beethoven, Brahms, Korngold, and Mendelssohn, and Brahms’s complete works for violin and piano. His most recent release features Elgar’s Violin Concerto. His album of Prokofiev’s and Glazunov’s violin concertos received the Editor’s Choice award from Grammophone Magazine. Mr. Znaider’s discography for EMI Classics includes Mozart’s piano trios with Daniel Barenboim and the Nielsen and Bruch violin concertos. Nikolaj Znaider plays the “Kreisler” Guarnerius “del Gesu” 1741, on extended loan from the Royal Danish Theater through the generosity of the Velux Foundations and Knud Højgaard Foundation.

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He was also author of the most important 18th-century book on the art of violin playing. His tome, Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule (“Attempt at a Thorough Violin Method”), was published in 1756, the same year his son was born. Wolfgang, who performed on both the violin and the harpsichord by the time he was seven, was continually exhorted by his father to take the violin more seriously. On October 18, 1777 — he was now 21 — Leopold wrote to him: “You yourself do not know how well you play the violin, if you will only do yourself credit and play with energy, with your whole heart and mind, yes, just as if you were the first violinist in Europe.” (This was in response to an earlier letter by Wolfgang dated October 6, in which the young man, writing from Munich, was boasting of his performing prowess: “I played as though I were the finest fiddler in all Europe.”) In the end, Wolfgang leaned more and more toward the keyboard instruments. Once he had moved to Vienna and out of his father’s sphere of influence, he stopped performing on the violin altogether (when playing string quartets in private, he would choose the viola). Had it really been his ambition to become the “finest fiddler in all Europe,” he might have continued to write violin concertos in his Vienna years, and if he had done so, the entire history of the violin concerto would have been different. But since, in the last ten years of his life, his performing ambitions were concentrated on the keyboard, we have a magnificent series of piano concertos from the Vienna years but no comparable works for the violin. Mozart’s five violin concertos (written either for himself or for the Italian violinist Antonio Brunetti) all date from his late teens, when he was living in his native Salzburg as concertmaster of Archbishop Colloredo’s orchestra. The first one (in B-flat major, K.207) was written in 1773, and the other four in 1775. Within the series of violin concertos, the G-major work, the third in the line, represents a quantum leap in Mozart’s evolution. The first two concertos were still rather heavily indebted to the conventions of the day, although those conventions were handled with a freshness and originality that only Mozart About the Music

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could muster. But in the third concerto he broke new ground. Moving further away from the Baroque concerto idea than he had in the earlier works, he began to use melodic contrast and development in novel ways, approaching what would later be known as “classical sonata form.” In the second-movement Adagio in particular, he achieved an entirely new level of emotional intensity. Finally, the last movement, with its changes of meter and tempo and its unmistakable folk-song quotations, is completely unprecedented in Mozart’s output. (He used the same devices again in the finales of the fourth and fifth concertos.) In another letter from October 1777, Wolfgang had some new violinistic triumphs to report to his father. He performed, in Augsburg, a concerto by his contemporary Vanhal, “which was unanimously applauded. . . . In the evening at supper I played my Strassburger concerto, which went like oil. Everyone praised my beautiful, pure tone.” Then, in the next sentence, we learn that Wolfgang immediately switched to the clavichord, playing some of his keyboard works and improvising for his audience. The designation “Strassburger concerto” must have been a shorthand understood by father and son, for Leopold, too, had used it in a letter just a few weeks earlier: “Brunetti . . . played your Strassburger concerto most excellently.” For many years, it was not known which concerto was meant by this epithet, until Hungarian musicologist Dénes Bartha solved the enigma in the 1960s. Bartha discovered the last movement’s folk-like melody in an early 19th-century Hungarian song manuscript with the explicit identification: “Strassburger.” The tune, therefore, must have been widely known under that name, and was, in all probability, immediately recognized by most listeners, to their great surprise and delight. —Peter Laki Copyright © Musical Arts Association

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

At a Glance Mozart completed his G-major violin concerto in Salzburg on September 12, 1775. This concerto runs about 25 minutes in performance. Mozart scored it for solo violin and an orchestra of 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 horns, and strings. According to 18thcentury practice, a bassoon would normally double the bass line, although there is no indication of this in the score. The oboes play in the first and third movements only, and the flutes in the second movement; Mozart evidently counted on the same musicians to play both instruments. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto in G major in March 1952, under George Szell’s direction and with Arthur Grumiaux as the soloist. The Orchestra’s most recent performances were given in May 2008, with violinist Stefan Jackiw under the direction of Andrew Davis.

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Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”) in A major, Opus 90 composed 1831-33, revised 1834-35 D U R I N G H I S S T AY I N I T A LY

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MENDELSSOHN born February 3, 1809 Hamburg died November 4, 1847 Leipzig

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in 1830-31, Felix Mendelssohn worked on two symphonies simultaneously. One was intended to capture the composer’s current impressions of Italy, which he toured from Milan to Naples, the other to reflect on his journey to Scotland back in 1829. The Roman climate being hardly conducive to work on a Northern subject, it is no wonder that Mendelssohn finished the “Italian” Symphony first (he himself referred to it by that name). The “Scottish” Symphony was not completed until much later, in 1842. The two symphonies seem to complement one another in several ways. Not only were they inspired by two completely different landscapes, but some of their musical characteristics are also in contrast. The “Scottish” Symphony is in A minor with a last movement in A major, while the “Italian” Symphony is in A major with an A-minor finale (it is much more unusual to end a major-key symphony with a finale in the minor than the other way around). Without an introduction, the first movement of the “Italian” Symphony begins with an exuberant melody bursting with youthful energy. A 19th-century commentator spoke about the “bright, sunny, laughing freshness” of the symphony, a quality established right at the very beginning. Other themes in the movement sing in parallel thirds, like a pair of lovers on an opera stage, or move about in light dance steps like the elves in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The second movement, marked Andante con moto, was probably inspired by a processional song Mendelssohn heard in Rome. It is occasionally dubbed “Pilgrim’s March,” because of a certain resemblance to the “Pilgrim’s March” from Berlioz’s Harold in Italy (another famous “Italian Symphony” from the 1830s). Another explanation was proposed by musicologist Eric Werner, who traced the theme of the Andante movement to a song by Mendelssohn’s teacher, Carl Friedrich Zelter. The text of the song (“There Was a King in Thule”) is from Goethe’s Faust, in which Gretchen sings it as a ballad about a king in a distant land who has lost his beloved. Goethe was an important mentor to the young Mendelssohn and, because both he and Zelter died within a few months of each other in 1832, it is possible that Mendelssohn intended this movement as a meAbout the Music

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morial to two men who had played important roles in his life. The third movement, marked Con moto moderato, is really a minuet with a Trio section, although Mendelssohn didn’t say so explicitly. The minuet section looks back with a touch of nostalgia to the days of Haydn and Mozart. The Trio, with its Romantic horn calls and puckish violin-and-flute theme, is more distinctly Mendelssohnian. After the recapitulation of the minuet, the Trio theme is hinted at once more, before the movement ends suddenly in a hushed pianissimo. The Presto fourth-movement finale is titled “Saltarello,” after a quick folk dance of Southern Italy. Of its two main melodies, the first one is indeed a bouncing saltarello; the other, however, is a ceaselessly running tarantella (a different kind of Italian folk dance). Whether saltarello or tarantella, however, the dance character dominates the entire finale. It is only near the end that a more lyrical, slower-moving motif appears, but it is soon swept up in the returning dance rhythms. —Peter Laki Copyright © Musical Arts Association

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At a Glance Mendelssohn began work on his “Italian” Symphony in Rome early in 1831 and completed it in Berlin in March 1833. It was premiered on May 13, 1833, in London at a concert of the Philharmonic Society. Mendelssohn, however, was dissatisfied with the work and withdrew the score after three performances. He revised movements 2-4 in 1834-35. He planned to revise the first movement as well, but apparently never did so. The score was published after Mendelssohn’s death without the revisions of 1834-35. It is best known and most often performed in the 1833 version. It was introduced to the United States on November 1, 1850, by Carl Bergmann and Boston’s Germania Musical Society. This symphony runs about 25 minutes in performance. Mendelssohn scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony in 1924, under Nikolai Sokoloff ’s direction. The most recent performance by The Cleveland Orchestra was given in April 2011 under James Feddeck’s direction at Ocean Reef, Florida.

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Enigma Variations, Opus 36 (Variations on an Original Theme) composed 1898-99

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Edward

ELGAR born June 2, 1857 Broadheath, England died February 23, 1934 Worcester, England

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E L G A R ’ S Variations on an Original Theme is the work that — almost overnight — made the 42-year-old into a famous composer. He had, in fact, had some success the year before with his cantata Caractacus, performed at the Leeds Festival. But Elgar did not conquer the musical life of London until one of the great conductors of the time, Hans Richter, presented what later became known as the “Enigma” Variations at St. James’s Hall on June 19, 1899. At the premiere, the work was greeted as the greatest composition for large orchestra ever written by an Englishman. And, for more than a century now, audiences have delighted in what Elgar had written. They have been equally intrigued by what he withheld, namely that the work had a secret that he refused to divulge beyond some carefully worded “enigmatic” clues. The story of the “Enigma” Variations began one night late in 1898 when Elgar was improvising at the piano at home in Worcestershire. His wife, Alice, was struck by a particular melody and asked her husband what it was. Elgar replied: “Nothing — but something could be made of it.” As he continued to develop his short theme, Elgar started to toy with the idea of how it could be made to reflect the personalities of some of his friends. Out of this private little game grew what is arguably Elgar’s greatest masterpiece. On October 24, 1898, Elgar announced his new work in a letter to his close friend August Jaeger (who is depicted as “Nimrod” in Variation 9): “Since I’ve been back I have sketched a set of Variations (orkestry) on an original theme: the Variations have amused me because I’ve labelled ’em with the nicknames of my particular friends — you are Nimrod. That is to say I’ve written the variations each one to represent the mood of the ‘party’ — I’ve liked to imagine the ‘party’ writing the var; him (or her) self & have written what I think they wd. have written — if they were asses enough to compose — it’s a quaint idee & the result is amusing to those behind the scenes & won’t affect the hearer who “nose nuffin” — what think you?” With one exception, each of the fourteen variations that follow the theme is preceded by a heading that specifies the person About the Music

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At a Glance Elgar composed his Variations on an Original Theme in 1898-99. The work was first performed on June 19, 1899, at St. James’s Hall in London under the direction of Hans Richter. Elgar subsequently revised the orchestration and added a coda; he led the first performance of this version in September 1899 in Worcester. The score, published later that year, is dedicated “to my friends pictured within.” The word “Enigma” appears over the theme in the original manuscript. The Enigma Variations were introduced to the United States in 1902 by Theodore Thomas and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Enigma Variations run about 30 minutes in performance. Elgar scored the piece for 2 flutes (second doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle), organ (optional), and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed the Enigma Variations in January 1934, under the direction of Artur Rodzinski. The most recent performances by the Orchestra were led by Giancarlo Guerrero in Florida in March 2011.

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behind the music. Although Elgar only wrote out monograms for each in the score, he quickly enough admitted who was who — and at various times openly commented about each person’s musical portrait. The names of all but one of the movements had been identified publically soon after the premiere. Elgar’s movement headings are as follows: Theme: Enigma: Andante Variation I: “C.A.E” L’istesso tempo Variation II: “H.D.S.-P” Allegro Variation III: “R.B.T.” Allegretto Variation IV: “W.M.B.” Allegro di molto Variation V: “R.P.A.” Moderato Variation VI: “Ysobel” Andantino Variation VII: “Troyte” Presto Variation VIII: “W.N.” Allegretto Variation IX: “Nimrod” Adagio Variation X: “Dorabella” Intermezzo: Allegretto Variation XI: “G.R.S.” Allegro di molto Variation XII: “B.G.N.” Andante Variation XIII: “***-Romanza” Moderato Variation XIV: “E.D.U.” Finale: Allegro Presto At the premiere performance, the “anonymous” exception (Variation 13, or XIII) helped to reinforce the “enigmatic” nature of the overall work. Even more mysterious, however, were the implications of a statement Elgar made at the time of the premiere: “The Enigma itself I will not explain — its ‘dark saying’ must be left unguessed, and I warn you that the apparent connection between the variations and the Theme is often of the slightest texture; further, through and over the whole set another and larger theme ‘goes,’ but is not played — so the principal Theme never appears.” Before considering possible answers to the Enigma itself, let’s walk through the theme and variations themselves — and to Elgar’s “ friends pictured within.” All the quoted words that follow here are by Elgar himself (unless indicated otherwise): The Theme (Andante, G minor, 4/4) consists of two ideas: an expressive string melody that is constantly interrupted by rests on the downbeat (and that fits the words “Edward Elgar” surprisingly well), and a second melody that is more continuous, and is built of parallel thirds played by strings and woodwinds.

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Variation 1. “C.A.E.” (L’istesso tempo [“the same tempo”] G minor, 4/4) is a portrait of Caroline Alice Elgar, the composer’s wife. “The variation is really a prolongation of the theme with what I wished to be romantic and delicate additions; those who know C.A.E will understand this reference to one whose life was a romantic and delicate inspiration.” The little motif played by oboes and bassoons that acts as a counterpoint of sorts to the main theme was the signal Elgar used to whistle to let Alice know that he was home. Variation 2. “H.D.S-P.” (Allegro, G minor, 3/8). Hew David Steuart-Powell was a pianist and Elgar’s chamber music partner. “His characteristic diatonic run over the keys is here humorously travestied in the semiquaver [sixteenth-note] passages; these should suggest a Toccata, but chromatic beyond H.D.S-P’s liking.” The violins and woodwind instruments play the humorous sixteenth-notes, while the main theme appears in the cellos and basses. Variation 3. “R.B.T.” (Allegretto, G major, 3/8). Richard Baxter Townshend, a writer and scholar who lived in Oxford, used to ride his tricycle around town with the bell constantly ringing. (He had a hearing problem.) He also participated in amateur theatrical performances, and the oboe solo in the variation is supposed to represent him as his voice occasionally cracked. In her book Memories of a Variation, Dora Penny (see variation 10), who later became Mrs. Richard Powell, wrote: “Elgar has got him with his funny voice and manner — and the tricycle! It is all there and is just a huge joke to anyone who knew him well.” Variation 4. “W.M.B.” (Allegro di molto, G minor, 3/4). William Meath Baker was “a country squire, gentleman and scholar. In the days of horses and carriages it was more difficult than in these days of petrol to arrange the carriages for the day to suit a large number of guests. This Variation was written after the host had, with a slip of paper in his hand, forcibly read out the arrangements for the day and hurriedly left the music-room with an inadvertent bang of the door.” This boisterous variation, lasting less than half a minute, is the shortest in the set. Variation 5. “R.P.A.” (Moderato, C minor, 12/8). Richard Penrose Arnold, son of the poet Matthew Arnold, was “a great lover of music which he played (on the piano-forte) in a self-taught manner, evading difficulties but suggesting in a mysterious way the real feeling. His serious conversation was continually broken Severance Hall 2013-14

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VARIATION I Elgar’s wife, Caroline Alice Elgar

VARIATION VII Arthur Troyte Griffith, an architect and close friend of Elgar’s

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up by whimsical and witty remarks.” According to Mrs. Powell, the staccato (short-note) figure in the woodwinds represents his characteristic laugh. Thus far, this is the longest and most elaborate of the variations. Variation 6. “Ysobel” (Andantino, C major, 3/2). Isabel Fitton was a viola player — hence the special treatment of the viola in this variation, both as a section and as a solo instrument. “The opening bar, a phrase made use of throughout the variation, is an ‘exercise’ for crossing the strings — a difficulty for beginners; on this is built a pensive, and for a moment, romantic movement.” Isabel was quite tall, a circumstance suggested by the wide leaps in the melody. Variation 7. “Troyte” (Presto, C major, 1/1 [i.e. a single beat per bar]). Arthur Troyte Griffith was an architect and a close friend of Elgar’s. “The uncouth rhythm of the drums and lower strings was really suggested by some maladroit essays to play the pianoforte; later the strong rhythm suggests the attempts of the instructor (E.E.) to make something like order out of chaos, and the final despairing ‘slam’ records that the effort proved to be in vain.” The “uncouth rhythm” is, in fact, a combination

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of triple meter in the bass with duple in the upper voices. Variation 8. “W.N.” (Allegretto, G major, 6/8). The initials stand for Winifred Norbury, but the variation was inspired more by the 18th-century house where this lady (co-secretary of the Worcestershire Philharmonic Society) lived — in the words of musicologist Julian Rushton, the “epitome of an ideal civilisation in a rural environment.” The theme is played by the clarinets in gentle parallel sixths. Variation 9. “Nimrod” (Adagio, E-flat major, 3/4). This is the most famous variation in the set, often performed separately in England as a memorial to deceased celebrities. “Nimrod” was August Jaeger, a German-born musician and Elgar’s closest friend. He worked for Novello, the publisher of Elgar’s music, and was the recipient of the composer’s above-quoted letter announcing the Variations as a work in progress. (Jäger or Jaeger means “hunter” in German, and Nimrod is the “mighty hunter” mentioned in Genesis 10:9.) Here, Elgar took the rests out of the original theme and created a hymn-like, soaring melody with a certain Beethovenian quality. Elgar and Jaeger shared a special love for Beethoven’s slow movements. Variation 10. “Dorabella” (Intermezzo: Allegretto, G major, 3/4). Dora Penny was a young woman in her early twenties, to whom Elgar gave an affectionate nickname taken from Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte. She later recollected the day he played through the entire work for her: “My mind was in such a whirl of pleasure, pride and almost shame that he should have written anything so lovely about me.” This movement is less a “variation” strictly speaking than a lyrical intermezzo; its melody is only very distantly related to the original theme. Variation 11. “G.R.S.” (Allegro di molto, G minor, 2/2). George Robertson Sinclair was organist of Hereford Cathedral. “The first few bars were suggested by his great bulldog Dan (a well-known character) falling down the steep bank into the River Wye (bar 1); his paddling up stream to find a landing place (bars 2 and 3); and his rejoicing bark on landing (second half of bar 5). G.R.S. said ‘set that to music.’ I did; here it is.” Variation 12. “B.G.N.” (Andante, G minor, 4/4). Basil Nevinson was a cellist who, with Steuart-Powell (variation 2), often played trios with Elgar, a violinist. This is why in this variation the melody is entrusted to a solo cello, in “tribute to a very dear friend whose scientific and artistic attainments, and the wholehearted way they were put at the disposal of his friends, Severance Hall 2013-14

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VARIATION IX Elgar’s friend August Jaeger

VARIATION X Dora Penny, who Elgar jokingly called Dorabella

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Elgar’s “Enigma” was greeted as the greatest composition for large orchestra ever written by an Englishman. The work has delighted for more than a century, and the larger enigma that Elgar only hinted lies within it remains unsolved.

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particularly endeared him to the writer.” Variation 13. “***” (Romanza: Moderato, G major, 4/4). The identity of the person behind the asterisks is the first, and smaller, enigma in Elgar’s work. Elgar himself only said that the “asterisks take the place of the name of a lady who was, at the time of composition, on a sea voyage. The drums suggest the distant throb of the engines of a liner . . .” Because some early manuscript sketches include the initials L.M.L., it is often assumed to refer to Lady Mary Lygon, an acquaintance of Elgar’s who was a member of the aristocracy, but several people who knew Elgar intimated that the variation had to do instead with a youthful “romanza” of the composer’s. The music is lyrical and gentle and, like variation 10, another female portrait, is only tenuously related to the theme, if at all. It contains a quote from Mendelssohn’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, played by the first clarinet. Variation 14. “E.D.U.” (Finale: Allegro Presto, G major, 4/4). “Edu” was the nickname Alice Elgar had given to her husband, who disguised it as a set of initials to camouflage the fact that the last variation was a self-portrait. The theme is turned here into a march with a sharp rhythmic profile. There are two slower, lyrical episodes, after which the work ends with a grandiose climax. IN THE CE NTURY AND MORE

since its first performance, many attempts have been made to elucidate Elgar’s words about what “large theme” may lie behind (or underneath or within) his “Enigma” Variations. Musical sleuths have tried to match the melodic outlines of different tunes with Elgar’s theme. Among those that have been proposed are “Auld lang Syne” (a suggestion Elgar himself rejected), the slow movement of Beethoven’s “Pathétique” Sonata, various earlier works by Elgar himself, and, more recently, the slow movement of Mozart’s “Prague” Symphony. Others, knowing of Elgar’s interest in games and puzzles in general, have searched for answers in ciphers, equating let-

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ters with musical notes after the model of Bach’s use of his own name spelled in notes. Others still have thought that the “larger theme” is not a musical one but some larger religious or philosophical issue. Finally, there are those who opine that the whole thing is a joke or a “leg-pull,” to quote an expression used by the famous musicologist and critic Ernest Newman. William Reed, who was probably as close to Elgar as anyone, wrote: “He was himself the enigma.” Julian Rushton, author of the Cambridge Musical Handbook about Elgar’s “Enigma” Variations, has elaborated on this by saying that “the theme . . . may represent Elgar as he saw himself.” In any case, it is certain that the enigma will never be solved, as no suggested solution is likely to be proven conclusively now, so many years after the composer’s death. And this is probably a good thing, for any definitive answer would mean the end of a great mystery — which can too often be a letdown. One almost wishes Elgar hadn’t said anything about a “larger theme,” especially if he wasn’t ever going to reveal what it was. But this very ambivalence was central to his personality — he was at the same time an extroverted Romantic, eager to express his innermost feelings, and a reserved, very private man who would not allow anyone to know him completely. (The “Enigma” Variations were not the only time he made personal allusions whose full meaning he kept to himself — a similar mystery lies embedded in the music for his Violin Concerto.) For Elgar, communication and secrecy, confession and reticence are inseparable, and it is in part this unique co-existence of opposites that makes the “Enigma” Variations unusual and uniquely pleasurable. —Peter Laki

VARIATION XIV Elgar wrote a musical self-portrait in the last variation

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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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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

P H OTO G R A P H Y BY R O G E R MA S T R O I A N N I

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

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

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

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

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

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

PROGRAM FUNDERS The Abington Foundation The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Cleveland Clinic The Cleveland Foundation Conn-Selmer, Inc. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Dominion Foundation The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation The Giant Eagle Foundation Muna & Basem Hishmeh Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation KeyBank The Laub Foundation The Lubrizol Corporation Macy’s The Music and Drama Club The Nord Family Foundation 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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Legacy & Planned Giving THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. David C. Prugh Leonard and Heddy Rabe M. Neal Rains Mr. George B. Ramsayer Joe L. and Alice Randles* Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Sr. Mrs. Theodore H. Rautenberg* James and Donna Reid Mrs. Hyatt Reitman* Mrs. Louise Nash Robbins* Dr. Larry J.B.* and Barbara S. Robinson Dwight W. Robinson Margaret B. Babyak* and Phillip J. Roscoe Dr. Eugene and Mrs. Jacqueline Ross Helen Weil Ross* Robert and Margo Roth Marjorie A. Rott Howard and Laurel Rowen Professor Alan Miles Ruben and Judge Betty Willis Ruben Florence Brewster Rutter Mr. James L. Ryhal, Jr. Renee Sabreen Marjorie Bell Sachs Vernon Sackman Sue Sahli Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Mr. and Mrs. Sam J. SanFilipo* Larry J. Santon Stanford and Jean B. Sarlson Sanford Saul Family James Dalton Saunders Patricia J. Sawvel Ray and Kit Sawyer Richard Saxton* Alice R. Sayre In Memory of Hyman and Becky Schandler Robert Scherrer Sandra J. Schlub Ms. Marian Schluembach Robert and Betty Schmiermund Mr.* and Mrs. Richard M. Schneider Lynn A. Schreiber* Jeanette L. Schroeder Mr. Frank Schultz Carol* and Albert Schupp Roslyn S. and Ralph M. Seed Nancy F. Seeley Edward Seely Oliver E. and Meredith M. Seikel Russell Seitz* Reverend Sandra Selby Eric Sellen Andrea E. Senich Thomas and Ann Sepúlveda Elsa Shackleton* B. Kathleen Shamp Jill Semko Shane David Shank

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

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Nicholas J. Velloney* Steven Vivarronda Hon. William F. B. Vodrey Pat and Walt* Wahlen Mrs. Clare R. Walker John and Deborah Warner Mr. and Mrs. Russell Warren Joseph F. and Dorothy L. Wasserbauer Charles D. Waters* Reverend Thomas L. Weber Etta Ruth Weigl Lucile Weingartner Eunice Podis Weiskopf* Max W. Wendel William Wendling and Lynne Woodman Marilyn J. White Robert and Marjorie Widmer* Yoash and Sharon Wiener Alan H. and Marilyn M. Wilde Elizabeth L. Wilkinson* Helen Sue* and Meredith Williams Carter and Genevieve* Wilmot Miriam L. and Tyrus W.* Wilson Mr. Milton Wolfson* and Mrs. Miriam Shuler-Wolfson Nancy L. Wolpe Mrs. Alfred C. Woodcock Katie and Donald Woodcock Dr.* and Mrs. Henry F. Woodruff Marilyn L. Wozniak Nancy R. Wurzel Michael and Diane Wyatt Mary Yee Emma Jane Yoho, M.D. Libby M. Yunger Dr. Norman Zaworski* William L.* and Joan H. Ziegler Carmela Catalano Zoltoski* Roy J. Zook* Anonymous (105)

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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.

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

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The generous donors listed here have made endowment gifts to support specific artistic initiatives, education and community programming and performances, facilities maintenance costs, touring and residencies, and more. (Additional endowment funds are recognized through the naming of Orchestra chairs, listed on pages 22-23.) Named funds can be established with new gifts of $250,000 or more. For information about making your own endowment gift to The Clevelamd Orchestra, please call 216-231-7438.

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

Guest Artists Fund

George Gund III Fund

Artistic Collaboration Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley

Artist-in-Residence Malcolm E. Kenney

Young Composers Jan R. and Daniel R. Lewis

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

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

Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Jerome and Shirley Grover Meacham Hitchcock and Family

American Conductors Fund Douglas Peace Handyside Holsey Gates Handyside

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

Cleveland Orchestra Soloists Julia and Larry Pollock Family

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

Concert Previews Dorothy Humel Hovorka

International Touring Frances Elizabeth Wilkinson

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

CENTER FOR FUTURE AUDIENCES â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Cleveland Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center for Future Audiences, created with a lead gift from the Maltz Family Foundation, 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

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In-School Performances Alfred M. Lerner Fund

Classroom Resources Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie

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

Musical Rainbows Pysht Fund

Community Programming Alex and Carol Machaskee

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

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

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

Severance Hall Preservation Severance family and friends

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

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

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.

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Annual Support

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

$5 MILLION AND MORE

KeyBank PNC Bank $1 MILLION TO $5 MILLION

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

PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $300,000 AND MORE

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)

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A N EW P R OD U C T I ON F E ATU R I N G P R OJ E C TE D A N I M ATI O N AND L I V E AC T I ON , SU N G I N C Z E C H W I TH E N G L I S H S U P E R TI TL E S

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by Franz Welser-Möst

T ENN! EV O A S R EA PE S O E E TH TH OF

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

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

Cumulative Giving

Annual Support

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$1 MILLION AND MORE

$10 MILLION AND MORE

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

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

The William Bingham Foundation The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation GAR Foundation Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation 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

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

$10 MILLION 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.

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

Irma and Norman Braman (Miami) 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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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $10,000 TO $12,499

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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)

Leadership

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

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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)

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

Ms. Nancy A. Adams Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Agamanolis Mrs. Joanne M. Bearss Mr. and Mrs. Jules Belkin Suzanne and Jim Blaser Ms. Mary R. Bynum and Mr. J. Philip Calabrese Dr. and Mrs. William E. Cappaert Mrs. Millie L. Carlson 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

Mrs. Charles Ritchie Amy and Ken Rogat Fred Rzepka and Anne Rzepka Family Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Martin I. Salzman Mr. Paul H. Scarbrough Ginger and Larry Shane Ms. Frances L. Sharp Mr. Richard Shirey Howard and Beth Simon Mr. and Mrs. William E. Spatz Dr. Elizabeth Swenson Mr. Karl and Mrs. Carol Theil Mr. and Mrs. Lyman H. Treadway Miss Kathleen Turner Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Weigand Robert C. Weppler Richard Wiedemer, Jr. Nancy V. and Robert L. Wilcox Mr. and Dr. Ann Williams Anonymous

J. C. and Helen Rankin Butler Leigh Carter Mr. and Mrs. James B. Chaney Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Chapnick Ms. Mary E. Chilcote Mr. and Mrs. Homer D. W. Chisholm Daniel D. Clark and Janet A. Long Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Cohen (Miami) Dr. Dale and Susan Cowan Mr. and Mrs. Manohar Daga Mrs. Frederick F. Dannemiller Charles and Fanny Dascal (Miami) Jeffrey and Eileen Davis Mrs. Lois Joan Davis Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Distad Dr. M. Meredith Dobyns Mr. George and Mrs. Beth Downes David and Margaret Ewart Harry and Ann Farmer Dr. Aaron Feldman and Mrs. Margo Harwood Ms. Karen Feth Carl and Amy Fischer Mr. Isaac Fisher Scott Foerster, Foerster and Bohnert Joan Alice Ford Mrs. Amasa B. Ford

Mr. Randall and Mrs. Patrice Fortin Mr. and Mrs. John R. Fraylick Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes (Miami) Arthur L. Fullmer Jeanne Gallagher Marilee L. Gallagher Mrs. Georgia T. Garner Loren and Michael Garruto Mr. Wilbert C. Geiss, Sr. Anne and Walter Ginn Mr. and Mrs. David A. Goldfinger Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Graf The Thomas J. and Judith Fay Gruber Charitable Foundation Nancy and James Grunzweig Mr. Davin and Mrs. Jo Ann Gustafson Dr. Phillip M. and Mrs. Mary Hall Norman C. and Donna L. Harbert Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Hastings Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Herschman Mr. Robert T. Hexter Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hinnes Dr. Feite F. Hofman Dr.* and Mrs. George H. Hoke

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

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abookire, Jr. Nancy L. Adams, PhD Stanley I. and Hope S. Adelstein Mr. and Mrs. Monte Ahuja Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Amsdell Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey R. Appelbaum Dr. Mayda Arias Agnes Armstrong Geraldine and Joseph Babin Ms. Delphine Barrett Ellen and Howard Bender Mr. Roger G. Berk Kerrin and Peter Bermont (Miami) Barbara and Sheldon Berns Margo and Tom Bertin Julia and David Bianchi (Cleveland, Miami) Carmen Bishopric (Miami) Bill* and Zeda Blau Mr. Doug Bletcher Dennis and Madeline Block Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Bole John and Anne Bourassa Lisa and Ron Boyko Mr. and Mrs. David Briggs Mrs. Ezra Bryan

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WINTER SEASON 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 beneÀt 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 beneÀt 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 Locke’s Theatre * BRITTEN Spring Symphony* * not part of KeyBank Fridays@7 concert

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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 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

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2

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Mitsuko Uchida’s Mozart 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 Mitsuko Uchida, piano and conductor William Preucil, concertmaster and leader

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 18 MOZART Symphony No. 23 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 19 Sponsor: Quality Electrodynamics (QED)

Family Concert — Mozart Sunday April 6 at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Kelly Corcoran, conductor with Magic Circle Mime Co. A mischievous street musician is caught playing the orchestra’s grand piano. Much to her surprise, the conductor offers her the chance to “be Mozart” for a day. The street musician and her prankster companion lead the audience on a musical adventure that reveals the story of Mozart’s life and his musical genius. The program includes excerpts from some of the genius’s most famous works, including “A Little Night Music (“Eine kleine Nachtmusik”), The Magic Flute, Overture to Don Giovanni, the “Jupiter” Symphony (No. 41), and more. Sponsor: The Giant Eagle Foundation

Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninoff Thursday April 10 at 8:00 p.m. Friday April 11 at 11:00 a.m. <18s * Friday April 11 at 7:00 p.m. <18s * Saturday April 12 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Yuja Wang, piano

PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade* * not part of Friday morning or KeyBank Fridays@7 concert

DvoŐák and Tchaikovsky Thursday April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday April 19 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Herbert Blomstedt, conductor Mark Kosower, cello

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

Robert Schumann’s symphonies are intensely personal ideals of what classical music can represent — life’s joys and travails, momentary sorrow and uplifting joy. Their glowing lyricism, drama, and evocative atmosphere defined the style of what a Romantic symphony can be. Renowned for his interpretations of this tremendously imaginative composer, Christoph von Dohnányi returns for these all-Schumann concerts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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 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 *

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

The Cleveland Orchestra anticipates the coming of spring . . . first, with Rachmaninoff’s lush Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Also, on Thursday and Saturday, comes Britten’s Spring Symphony * — a work that, in the composer’s own words, represents “the progress of Winter to Spring and the reawakening of the earth and life which that means.” Sponsor: KeyBankNew!

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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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Nikolaj Znaider – Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Elgar