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

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About the Orchestra About the Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Musical Arts Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Music Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 The Cleveland Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Young Audiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Education and Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Severance Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Guest Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

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Perspectivesfrom the Executive Director Spring 2014 Two of this season’s major projects take place in May — following many months of planning and much preparation. The first is the premiere here at Severance Hall of our brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production of Leoš Janáček’s opera The Cunning Little Vixen, with evening performances on May 17, 20, and 22, and a special matinee on Saturday, May 24. At the same time, from May 17 to 24, the Orchestra is celebrating a week of musicmaking in Lakewood during our second “At Home” neighborhood residency. Together, these two projects showcase our commitment to serving the community with diverse performances and collaborative partnerships. Franz Welser-Möst is at the center of both projects. In addition to leading the performances of Vixen, he will conduct an Education Concert for Lakewood High School students on May 23 and the culminating free public concert of our “At Home” in Lakewood residency on Saturday evening, May 24, bringing to a close an action-packed week of music performances, community activities, and public musical get-togethers. Every day of that week, Cleveland Orchestra musicians are involved in exciting and sometimes unexpected ways to bring music to the streets and homes of Lakewood, and into the lives of its citizens. The week’s presentations and collaborations also bring to a close the residency’s special semester-long involvement with Lakewood’s music education programs. Franz has also been instrumental in integrating opera into The Cleveland Orchestra’s annual schedule at Severance Hall. This season, with The Cunning Little Vixen, we are creating our own brand-new operatic production for the first time since the mid-1980s. For this, we are jumping forward with technology, to create a presentation that compellingly combines live action with projected video animation. Working with director Yuval Sharon and the creative team at Robot Studios in Los Angeles, we are building this innovative production from the ground up. Because of the unique nature of this opera production for The Cleveland Orchestra and Northeast Ohio, we are using new ways to communicate the excitement of this undertaking. A series of video “Production Diaries” about The Making of The Cunning Little Vixen is unfolding online. These videos feature behind-the-scenes looks at the creative team and processes in motion. I hope that you will take a few minutes to see what’s in store for you at Severance Hall in May. Visit clevelandorchestra.com to view these using the homepage link. It takes concentrated effort, many hands, and dedicated focus to do all of this. Not just from the Orchestra musicians, staff, trustees and other volunteers, but from the community surrounding us, supporting us, and collaborating with us. Our neighborhood residencies are created at the grassroots level. This year’s partnerships with businesses, schools, and organizations from across Lakewood have been stimulating and creative. The opera production is also possible only through the collaboration of many, with support from generous donors, including The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a group of local donors who have responded to this Foundation’s matching gift challenge to support our ongoing opera presentations. Thank you to everyone involved.

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DRIVING THROUGH SEVERANCE HALL. When Severance Hall opened on February 5, 1931, the building featured a drivethrough for passenger drop-off and pick-up in operation in the 1930s. Later closed and used as restaurant space, the area became the Smith Lobby, with new restrooms and ticket office space, during the building renovations in 1999-2000.

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 marks his twelfth 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 in 2013 of an “At Home” neighborhood residency program that brings The Cleveland Orchestra to a single neighborhood or town for an intensive period of special activities and performances, as well as the broaden-

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ing 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 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 staged opera and ballet, as well as KeyBank Fridays@7 and Celebrity Series at Severance Hall and movie, themed, and family presentations at Blossom) to play more music for more people; continuing and expanded educational partnerships with schools, colleges, and universities across Northeast Ohio and beyond; 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. Seven music directors have guided and shaped the ensemble’s growth and sound: Nikolai Sokoloff, 1918-33; Artur Rodzinski, 1933-43; Erich Leinsdorf, 1943-46; George Szell, 1946-70; Lorin Maazel, 1972-82; Christoph von Dohnányi, 1984-2002; and Franz Welser-Möst, since 2002. The opening in 1931 of Severance Hall as the Orchestra’s permanent home, with later acoustic refinements and remodeling of the hall under Szell’s guidance, 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. Touring performances throughout the United States and, beginning in 1957, to Europe and across the globe have confirmed Cleveland’s place among the world’s top orchestras. 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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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 leads an innovative made-for-Cleveland production of Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen at Severance Hall. 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 at New York’s Carnegie Hall, in concert at La Scala Milan, 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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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 neighborhood residencies in May 2013 in the Gordon Square community of Cleveland. The activities, including a Cleveland Orchestra Concert at Saint Colman Catholic Church, were taped and aired by WVIZ/PBS ideastream. WCLV 104.9 also broadcast the concert on radio. The goals of the neighborhood residencies are to bring increased visibility and vibrancy to greater Cleveland’s neighborhoods, build community through arts and culture in tandem with local partners, and offer more people the opportunity to engage with the music and the musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra. The culminating residency week of activities will include solo and chamber music performances in unique locations, educational programs at local schools, and new artistic collaborations with neighborhood arts and cultural organizations — all in partnership with local businesses and community groups. Complete “at Home in Lakewood” details can be found at clevelandorchestra.com.

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The Cleveland Orchestra and the Lakewood community are joining together to present “The Cleveland Orchestra at Home in Lakewood,” a neighborhood residency that features an intensive week of free public performances and events May 17-24. A series of prepartory events in partnership with Lakewood schools began in February and continue through the public residency week. The centerpiece of the Orchestra’s activities in Lakewood will be a free Cleveland Orchestra concert led by Music Director Franz Welser-Möst at Lakewood Civic Auditorium on Saturday evening, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets were distributed at locations throughout Lakewood beginning on Saturday, April 26. (A delayed telecast of the concert will be presented by WVIZ/PBS ideastream; the concert will be broadcast live on radio by WCLV 104.9 ideastream. The television broadcast will feature a composite of community collaborations, musical performances, and joint events and activities throughout Lakewood.) “Creating a ‘grass roots’ 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 Michael P. Summers, Lakewood’s mayor, in announcing resdiency details. “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, said, “We are ecstatic to have been chosen as The Cleveland Orchestra’s destination for immersion into a Northeast Ohio community.

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The Musical Arts Association gratefully acknowledges the artistry and dedication of all the musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra. In addition to rehearsals and concerts throughout the year, many musicians donate performance time in support of community engagement, fundraising, education, and audience development activities. We are pleased to recognize these musicians, listed below, who have volunteered for such events and presentations during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. Mark Atherton Martha Baldwin Charles Bernard Katherine Bormann Lisa Boyko Charles Carleton John Clouser Kathleen Collins Patrick Connolly Ralph Curry Maximilian Dimoff Bryan Dumm Tanya Ell Kim Gomez David Alan Harrell Miho Hashizume Shachar Israel Joela Jones Richard King Alicia Koelz Stanley Konopka Mark Kosower Paul Kushious Massimo La Rosa Jung-Min Amy Lee Mary Lynch Thomas Mansbacher Takako Masame Eli Matthews Jesse McCormick Daniel McKelway

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Upcoming local performances by members of The Cleveland Orchestra include: A group of musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra is presenting an evening of chamber music on Monday, May 12, at the West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church (20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River). The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and features the world premiere of Jeffrey Rathbun’s “Rocky River Music” for wind octet, as well as a performance of Mozart’s Gran Partita. Participating musicians include Rathbun (oboe), Mary Lynch (oboe), Barrick Stees (bassoon), Jonathan Sherwin (bassoon), Daniel McKelway (clarinet), Richard King (horn), Alan DeMattia (horn), and Henry Peyrebrune (bass). The event is free and open to the public. Over twenty members of The Cleveland Orchestra will be playing chamber music at a special “Prelude to the Cure” event on Friday night, May 30, to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The evening at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (2747 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland Heights) is presented by “Shaking With Laughter” and is being organized by Robert Walters, the Orchestra’s solo english horn player. For more details or to order tickets (including VIP tickets that include a light pre-concert dinner by Doug Katz, desserts from Luna, beer from Bottle House Brewery, and wine), call 216-932-0290 or visit www.shakingwithlaughter.org.

Women’s Committee Annual Meeting set for May 28th The Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra holds its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 28, along with performances by the 2013 Alice B. Weeks Memorial Award scholarships: Hannah Moses (cello) and Mary O’Keefe (oboe). The evening takes place at Judson Manor. RSVP to Cleveland Orchestra Ticket Services by calling 216-231-1111.

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PNC helps introduce children to music and more . . . May 16 and 17 mark the final performances of this season’s PNC Musical Rainbows series, with a program titled “Heavenly Harps.” Sponsored by PNC Bank, Musical Rainbows concerts for pre-K to Grade 1 students take place in Reinberger Chamber Hall and introduce specific instruments and instrument families. With animated support from host Maryann Nagel, Cleveland Orchestra musicians bring their instruments, talk about them, and play short selections. Concerts feature a mix of serious pieces and age-appropriate music from “Old MacDonald” to the “Bingo” song. PNC Bank has provided more than $5 million in grants for local preschool education in recent years, including $2.5 million to support programs developed by The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Museum of Art, PlayhouseSquare, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Support from PNC Bank also enables the Orchestra to engage young children in music and learning, right from the start, with PNC Grow Up Great. This pre-school program uses music to help children develop basic skills like counting and following instructions — necessary for success in kindergarten and beyond. According to PNC Regional President Paul Clark, the results have been more than gratifying. “We have been so impressed with the positive results these programs have delivered for teachers, parents, and students,” he says. “Teachers report that they are more confident and creative in their ability to teach the arts, parents have become more likely to spend time engaging with their children and arts, and students who participate are receiving higher scores in music and imaginative play — with a positive impact on their cognitive, social, and academic development.”

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OrchestraNews I.N M.E.M.O.R.I.A.M The Cleveland Orchestra notes the death on March 11 of retired Orchestra horn player Albert Schmitter at the age of 81. He served as a member of the Orchestra for 29 years, retiring in 1995. Schmitter was a graduate of J.F. Rhodes High School in Cleveland and of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also attended Baldwin Wallace College. The entire Orchestra family extends its condolences to his family and friends.

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The Board of Trustees extends special thanks to the members of The Cleveland Orchestra for donating their services for four performances this season as part of the musicians’ ongoing commitment to provide additional revenue-generating opportunities to benefit the institution. These four concerts include the Severance Hall Gala with Itzhak Perlman in September 2013 and a benefit concert in Palm Beach, Florida, in January 2014, along with performances at New York’s Lincoln Center and in Cologne, Germany, as part of the Orchestra’s touring this past autumn. “These and other donated services each year are a meaningful demonstration of the musicians’ commitment to this institution’s future,” notes Gary Hanson, executive director. “The members of The Cleveland Orchestra are committed to ensuring that the Orchestra can present music as an important and vital part of life.”

The Cleveland Orchestra is pleased to announce the creation of the Joe and Marlene Toot Head Librarian Endowed Chair through a legacy gift to the Orchestra. “The Head Librarian is a critically essential member of the Orchestra — as integral to our musical success as any instrumentalist,” says Gary Hanson. “It is with deep gratitude that I thank Joe and Marlene Toot for making such a generous commitment through their estate.” The current head librarian, Robert O’Brien, is the ninth in that position since the Orchestra’s founding in 1918. He has served as head librarian since 2008. In this role, O’Brien ensures that each musician has the right music on the right music stand at the right time for every rehearsal and concert. He makes all scores available to every musician for individual practice, and ensures that every part and each marking matches the conductor’s needs. He catalogs and maintains the Orchestra’s extensive collection of musical scores — those that are part of the Severance Hall music library and those rented for particular performances. He daily works with tempo markings and musical scores in multiple languages, from German to French, Italian to English, and more. The gift from Joe and Marlene Toot will support the funding of The Cleveland Orchestra’s Head Librarian position in perpetuity. Thousands of generous individuals have made a commitment to the Orchestra through outright endowment gifts or legacy plans, through the annual fund and special project support. To learn more about including the Orchestra in your estate plans, please contact Bridget Mundy at 216-231-8006.

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Cleveland Orchestra launches new group for networking and socializing with dynamic young professionals The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a new group called The Circle, welcoming young professionals ages 21-40. The group is designed for those who share a love of music and an interest in supporting The Cleveland Orchestra in a new and dynamic way. The Circle provides members exclusive access to the Orchestra, with opportunities to meet musicians, and socialize at Severance Hall and at Blossom Music Festival events. Memberships include bi-monthly concert tickets along with opportunities to attend social gatherings to network with friends and cultural business leaders of Northeast Ohio. The objectives of The Circle are to increase engagement opportunities for young people ages 21-40 and to help develop future volunteer community leaders and arts advocates. The Circle was launched at a Cleveland

Orchestra concert in January, and is continuing to grow. Plans for events throughout the spring are posted on the orchestra’s website, including concert receptions, a tour of Severance Hall, and more. Cost of membership in The Circle is $15 per month for one membership and $20 per month for two memberships and includes bi-monthly tickets. New members join for a minimum of six months. For additional information, visit clevelandorchestra.com or send an email to thecircle@clevelandorchestra.com.

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or an equivalent classical solo piece; Broadway or “pop” tunes are not acceptable. In addition to the prepared piece, students will be asked to sight-read and demonstrate their vocal range. An accompanist is provided at the audition. The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus is one of the few professionally trained, all-volunteer choruses sponsored by a major American orchestra. Coming from nearly fifty Northeast Ohio communities, members of the Chorus perform with The Cleveland Orchestra in subscription and Christmas concerts each year. Previous choral experience and sight-reading skills are required. The Blossom Festival Chorus includes many members of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and other Northeast Ohio choral groups. It has established itself as a permanent annual part of the summertime Blossom Festival and has sung in more than 100 concerts since its 1968 debut. Both groups are directed by Robert Porco. Auditions for the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and Blossom Festival Chorus were held in mid-April. Those interested can inquire about future audition dates. Those auditioning are asked to prepare two pieces from the classical literature, one of which should be in a foreign language. Each piece should be approximately two minutes in length. Previous choral experience and sight-reading skills are required. An accompanist is usually provided at the audition. To schedule an audition, call the Chorus Office at 216-231-7374, or send an email to chorus@clevelandorchestra.com.

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Spring audition dates for the choral groups sponsored by The Cleveland Orchestra have been announced. The auditions — for adults, youth, and children — are for membership in groups singing during the 2014 Blossom Music Festival and the 2014-15 Season at Severance Hall. Auditions will take place in May and June. The Cleveland Orchestra Choruses embody a long-standing commitment to choral music in which community members of all ages have the opportunity to participate. The Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus is open to students in grades 6-8 and directed by Ann Usher, and the Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Preparatory Chorus is open to students in grades 5-8 and directed by Suzanne Walters. Both groups are holding auditions on June 2, June 7, and June 14. The Children’s Chorus, formed in 1967, provides musical training in vocal production and choral performance skills. The Children’s Preparatory Chorus provides children with initial choral experiences to which younger singers may not have been exposed, while establishing a solid foundation in vocal production techniques. To audition, children must sing one verse of “America” (My Country, ’Tis of Thee) with piano accompaniment in the key of his or her choice and one verse of “America the Beautiful” (Oh beautiful, for spacious skies) without accompaniment in the key of D. Singing scales and doing some rhythmic exercises may also be included in the audition, for which an accompanist is provided. Students in grades 9-12 are welcome to audition for the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus, directed by Lisa Wong, on May 3, May 11, or June 11. Created in 1991, the Youth Chorus helps raise awareness of choral music-making in the schools of Northeast Ohio and encourages students to continue their choral activities through college and into adulthood. The Youth Chorus collaborates each season in performance with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra. Youth Chorus audition requirements are to prepare a piece from the OMEA Solo & Ensemble list,


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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. May 1, 3, 4 “Meet the Composer” with Gabriela Lena Frank in conversation with Jason Harris, followed by a talk about the entire concert:

“Mozart’s Requiem” with Jason Harris, assistant professor of choral conducting, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music

May 8, 10 “Magical Sounds from Norway and Finland” with Rose Breckenridge, Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups administrator and lecturer

May 17, 20, 22, 24 Opera: The Cunning Little Vixen Please note that no live preview will be presented; visit clevlandorchestra.com to view the production diaries about “The Making of The Cunning Litle Vixen.”

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have leading composers in Grieg, Nielsen, and Sibelius respectively. In Sweden there is the duumvirate of Berwald and Stenhammar to choose from. But the truth is that all the Nordic or Scandinavian countries have had a host of strong composers since the 18th century, with a particularly flourishing contribution from Finland in the recent half century. Whole seasons of excellent concerts could be put together from these sources, and it is purely a matter of regret that the symphonic resources of the world have so much wealth from other countries that a great deal of good and great music will always lie in obscurity. Two of this weekend’s pieces, the Grieg Piano Concerto and Sibelius’s Fift h Symphony, could never be described as lying in obscurity. But the name of Aulis Sallinen, well known in Finland and a well-respected living composer, is unfamiliar here. Thus, we have the opportunity to listen, and to recognize that he belongs firmly to his country’s traditions and has written music that earns its place in our programs. A great deal of his music has been recorded, so it is easily accessible to those Sallinen, Sibelius, who are curious to hear more. and Grieg For the more familiar Grieg, with pianist Garrick Ohlsson, and Sibelius’s Fifth, we welcome long-popular works. With the symphony, we have the added pleasure of hearing it under guest conductor Osmo Vänskä, whose recent recordings of Sibelius symphonies with the Minnesota Orchestra have earned wide-spread praise, including a Grammy Award and nominations. —Hugh Macdonald

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Osmo Vänskä Acclaimed Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä is recognized for his interpretations of standard, contemporary, and Nordic repertoires. He recently signed a two-year contract to resume his position as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra, which he led from 2003 to 2013. His Cleveland Orchestra debut was in August 2000. He most recently conducted the Orchestra in February 2006. Mr. Vänskä is a welcome guest conductor with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including those of Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Czech Republic, Leipzig, London, New York, and Philadelphia. He also regularly leads performances at New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival and with the BBC Proms. This season, Osmo Vänskä’s appearances include engagements with the Bamberg Symphony, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, San Francisco Symphony, Singapore Symphony, and the Vienna Symphony. Formerly principal conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and music director of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Vänskä studied at Finland’s Sibelius Academy and was awarded first prize in the 1982 Besançon International Young Conductor’s Competition. He began his professional career as a co-principal clarinetist of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and principal of the Turku Philharmonic. Recently he has returned to the instrument, recording Kalevi Aho’s chamber works. Osmo Vänskä gained early recognition as a recording artist for BIS with his landmark Sibelius cycle with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra. His album with the Minnesota Orchestra of Sibelius’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 4 won a 2014 Grammy award — following the nomination of the album of the Second and Fifth Symphonies in 2013. A further Minnesota Orchestra recording, the second featuring Beethoven’s piano concertos with Yevgeny Sudbin, was released last year. Among Mr. Vänskä’s honors are a Royal Philharmonic Society Award, Musical America’s 2005 Conductor of the Year award, and the Arts and Letters award from the Finlandia Foundation. He has received honorary doctorates from the University of Glasgow and the University of Minnesota, as well as the 2010 Ditson Award from Columbia University for his support of American music. In 2013, Osmo Vänskä received the Annual Award from the German Record Critics’ Award Association for his involvement in BIS’s project to record the complete works of Sibelius.

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Symphony No. 1, Opus 24 composed 1970-71 THE COMPOSER AULIS SALLINEN

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SALLINEN born April 9, 1935 Salmi, Russia resides in Helsinki, Finland

At a Glance Sallinen wrote his First Symphony in 1970-71. It was premiered in December 1971, in Helsinki, with the Helsinki City Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jorma Panula. This symphony runs about 15 minutes in performance. Sallinen scored it for 3 flutes (third doubling piccolo), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets (third doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion (wood blocks, tam-tam, cymbals, snare drum, bass drum, tubular belles, marimba, glockenspiel, vibraphone) harp, and strings.

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would be the first to acknowledge that he has followed in the footsteps of his great compatriot Jean Sibelius, and that his First Symphony reveals the similarity of their footprints. He has composed eight symphonies, yet he is best known as an opera composer and as a leader of the flourishing school of composers that Finland’s unique national support of music has produced in recent generations. His early works subscribed to the radical trends of the 1950s, but the First Symphony, from 1970-71, marked a move to a more traditional language, with tonal chords and clusters, and the systematic development of themes and ideas. More recently, his music has embraced a raft of topics of broad human interest, from philosophy and history to politics. The First Symphony is a work of wide general appeal. Its musical argument centers around the note F-sharp and the chord of F-sharp minor. The note returns at critical junctures, presented forcefully in the middle register, and melodic ideas seems to grow out from it. The little snap figure in the piccolo and flutes at the beginning, for example; then the melody that keeps returning to its origin, heard first on a solo muted viola and taken up by other solo strings. Another striking idea is the unison F-sharp that breaks wide apart into a top-to-bottom chord. There is other action, of course, but the strength of long held notes and chords, a very Sibelian feature, especially in the brass, holds the music together and ultimately brings it back to its origin in a single note and a single chord. Sallinen also uses a large percussion section with great skill. The coherence of this one-movement symphony is impressive, and although Sallinen would not presume to compare it with Sibelius’s masterly Seventh, also in one movement, the continuity of a tradition is plain and very fruitful. Sallinen’s operas are mostly based on Finnish lore and literature, although his most recent opera is King Lear. Sallinen’s first opera, The Horseman, is an epic set in an undefined period of the past. The King Goes Forth to France, which has been staged at London’s Royal Opera and at Santa Fe, is set in the future and gradually works back in time. And his opera Kullervo, on the Finnish national epic, has been staged in Los Angeles. —Hugh Macdonald © 2014 About the Music

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Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus 16 composed 1868 O F TH E G RE AT PIAN O C O N C E R T O S

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that make up the soloist’s usual repertoire, Grieg’s is the earliest to come from outside the Austro-German tradition that gave us the concertos of Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Schumann, and Brahms. Because for many people this piano concerto stands for Grieg, and Grieg stands for Norwegian music, we hear a Norwegian flavor in the main theme of the first movement (where there really is none) and in the spirited dance of the last movement (where there is plenty). But Grieg was a product of German training, and his clearest model for a piano concerto was the concerto, also in A minor, by Robert Schumann. Between the ages of fifteen and nineteen, Grieg studied at the Leipzig Conservatory, a school where the Beethoven tradition was firmly inculcated in its students. He also attended the famous Gewandhaus concerts where he heard Clara Schumann performing her husband’s classic concerto. None of his Leipzig teachers suggested to Grieg that his music ought to sound distinctively Scandinavian. The Danish composer Niels Gade had earlier spent many years in Leipzig and had been a friend of both Mendelssohn and Schumann; it is hard to identify any Danish qualities in his music, polished and agreeable though his works are. Grieg’s generation was the first to feel the need to craft a new musical language out of the folk music of their own country, as Smetana did in Bohemia and the Russians did in their own land. In Grieg’s case, it did not happen overnight. His early works, which cling closely to classical models, include a symphony, a piano sonata, and two violin sonatas, interspersed with smaller piano pieces and songs. On his return from Leipzig, he lived for considerable periods in Denmark, whose musical culture was several degrees richer than that of Norway at the time. The Piano Concerto was in fact composed in Denmark in the summer of 1868, where Grieg spent the summer with his young wife. And it was first performed in Denmark, too. The soloist and dedicatee was the young Norwegian virtuoso Edmund Neupert. Grieg was a good pianist, but although he played the solo part himself in London and Manchester in later years, he preferred to leave it in the hands of specialists on his concert tours. By the time the Piano Concerto was composed, Grieg About the Music

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Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted . . . to build dwellings for people, in which they might feel happy and at home. —Edvard Grieg


had come under the influence of a number of Scandinavian musicians who were fired by enthusiasm for anything that belonged uniquely to their own countries. They were exploring folksong and dance music, and compiling collections for publication. Then, in the summer of 1869, Grieg came upon a volume entitled Mountain Melodies Old and New compiled by a Norwegian organist, Ludvig Mathias Lindeman. He immediately made arrangements of twenty-five of Lindeman’s tunes, and he came back to the collection many times in the course of his life. The effect of these revelations was to turn the composer away from large-scale symphonic works. There never was another symphony or another piano concerto. Instead he devoted himself to songs and smaller piano pieces, many of which were compiled in sets of Lyric Pieces and played by pianists all over the world. He wrote stage music, including the famous Peer Gynt music of 1874, and a varied corpus of choral music. If the songs and choral music were not mostly settings of Norwegian and Danish texts, they would be much better known today. The three movements of the Piano Concerto enjoy the satisfying balance of classical form, with a richness of melody that makes the work so attractive. In the slow movement, muted strings present the main melody with sumptuous harmony, while the soloist responds first with elegant tracery and then with a full-blooded statement of the melody. The horn is prominently featured throughout this movement, which leads directly into the spirited finale, with its unmistakable echo of peasant boots and its taxing demands on the soloist’s technique. The flute introduces a melody of a quite different sort, which turns out at the end, after the return of the dance has been transformed into a lively three-four pattern, to be called upon to provide the closing bars in shamelessly grandiose style. —Hugh Macdonald © 2014

At a Glance Grieg composed this piano concerto during the summer of 1868 near the village of Sölleröd in Denmark. It was first performed April 3, 1869, in Copenhagen, with Edmund Neupert as soloist and Grieg conducting. Grieg revised the score several times, most noticeably in 1906-07 when he expanded the scoring from two to four horns. The concerto is dedicated to Neupert. This concerto runs about 30 minutes in performance. Grieg scored it for 2 flutes (second doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, and strings, plus the solo piano. The Cleveland Orchestra first played this concerto at the Sixth Popular Concert of the ensemble’s second season, on January 11, 1920. It was programmed fairly frequently over the next half century, and then somewhat less frequently. The Orchestra last presented it in March 2012, here at Severance Hall and in Miami, with Giancarlo Guerrero conducting and with Gabriela Montero as the soloist.

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Garrick Ohlsson Since winning the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, American pianist Garrick Ohlsson has been hailed worldwide as a musician of technical and interpretive prowess. He first performed with The Cleveland Orchestra in March 1975 and most recently performed with the Orchestra in early 2013, appearing at both Severance Hall and in Miami. A native of White Plains, New York, Garrick Ohlsson began piano studies at age eight, attended the Westchester Conservatory of Music, and at thirteen entered the Juilliard School. His teachers have included Claudio Arrau, Olga Barabini, Sascha Gorodnitzki, Rosina Lhévinne, Tom Lishman, and Irma Wolpe. Among Mr. Ohlsson’s honors are first prizes at the 1966 Busoni Competition and the 1968 Montreal Piano Competition, and the Avery Fisher Prize in 1994. Regarded as a leading exponent of Frédéric Chopin, Mr. Ohlsson performed in celebrations of the bicentenary of Chopin’s birthday in 2010, including a gala at Chopin’s birth house in Warsaw and all-Chopin recitals in Berkeley, La Jolla, New York, and Seattle. For the bicentenary of Franz Liszt’s birth in the 2011-12 season, Garrick Ohlsson presented recitals in Chicago, Hong Kong, London, and New York. From his repertoire of some eighty concertos, Mr. Ohlsson has performed with orchestras across Europe, the United States, and Asia, including appearances with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Hallé Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, Salzburg Mozarteum, Sydney Symphony, and Warsaw Philharmonic, among many others. His recent engagements have included concerts with the orchestras of Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and San Francisco. In recital, Mr. Ohlsson has performed the complete Beethoven piano sonatas at the Ravinia, Tanglewood, and Verbier festivals. He has also appeared with vocalists Jessye Norman, Magda Olivero, and Ewa Podles. As a chamber musician, Garrick Ohlsson collaborates with the Emerson, Takács, and Tokyo string quartets. Along with violinist Jorja Fleezanis and cellist Michael Grebanier, Mr. Ohlsson is a founding member of the San Francisco-based FOG Trio. A prolific recording artist, Garrick Ohlsson can be heard on the Angel, Arabesque, BMG, Delos, Hänssler, Hyperion, Nonesuch, RCA Victor Red Seal, Telarc, and Virgin Classics labels. Volume 3 of his ten-disc Bridge Records set of the complete Beethoven sonatas won a Grammy Award.

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Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Opus 82 composed 1912-15, revised 1916-19 WE TEND TO THINK OF

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SIBELIUS born December 8, 1865 Hämeenlinna, Finland died September 20, 1957 Järvenpää, Finland

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Sibelius primarily as a symphonist, yet he did not embark on his first symphony until he was well into his thirties. At the time, much like Richard Strauss, who was only a year older, Sibelius had dabbled unsuccessfully in opera, but was best known for his tone poems. While Strauss was soon to move definitively towards opera, Sibelius built a solid achievement in writing his seven symphonies, the last dating from 1924. The mythical Eighth, so keenly anticipated and so lavishly discussed, never appeared, even though Sibelius lived a full thirty years after apparently retiring from composition. (We could equally ponder a comparison of Sibelius with Beethoven, who also waited until he was thirty before producing the first of his immortal Nine symphonies.) Comparing Sibelius to Beethoven was, in fact, a recurrent element of early 20th-century music criticism. Indeed, the English critic Cecil Gray roundly declared Sibelius to be “the greatest master of the symphony since the death of Beethoven.” Every symphonist in the last two hundred years has had to run that gauntlet, but Sibelius was, in his own mind, at first thinking not so much of Beethoven as of Borodin, Tchaikovsky, and Bruckner, whose works impressed him deeply. Sibelius’s First Symphony appeared in 1899 and with it — as well as from Finlandia and the Lemminkäinen Suite — came international renown. He was invited to conduct his music in Stockholm, Paris, Heidelberg, and Berlin. In Leipzig, Sibelius acquired a publisher, and he met Dvořák in Prague. His fame and worth thus lauded abroad, he was awarded a Finnish state pension for life and was able to resign his teaching post at Helsinki University. There were to be dark times ahead, when poor health, money problems, and anxiety about his standing in contemporary music dogged him, but for the first few years of the new century Sibelius was riding high. The Second Symphony appeared in 1902, the Third in 1907, the Fourth in 1911. In 1914, he visited the United States, where he received an honorary degree at Yale and conducted The Oceanides at the Norfolk Festival in Connecticut. He was delighted by everything and would have returned for later concerts if World War I had not intervened. During the American visit, Sibelius’s thoughts turned to About the Music

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We tend to think of Sibelius primarily as a symphonist, yet he did not embark on his first symphony until he was well into his thirties. Nevertheless, Sibelius built a solid achievement in his seven symphonies, the last dating from 1924.

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his next symphony, the Fifth, and he finished it in time for his 50th birthday, December 8, 1915, the occasion for a celebratory concert at Helsinki University, where he conducted its first performance. The symphony gave him more trouble than usual, however, for he revised it the following year (and performed it again exactly a year after the first concert) — and then revised and premiered it a third time in 1919, after the war’s end (when Finland’s independence from Russia had finally been secured, with fighting between the White nationalists and the Red proRussian forces). The Fifth has always been one of the most admired of all Sibelius’s symphonies, revealing his style in strong positive colors, free of at least much of the mystification that clouds certain of his other works. (Of course, it is this very mystification that provides the real essence of Sibelius for some listeners.) The most important of the revisions that the symphony underwent illustrates one of the central features of Sibelius’s style. He had always had a knack for relating different tempos to one another and for the smooth handling of the accelerations and decelerations his music naturally seems to generate. (This was to culminate in the one-movement Seventh Symphony, which incorporates music of all different tempos in a seamless exposition.) In the Fifth Symphony, Sibelius originally planned a first movement of moderate tempo, to be followed by a swift scherzo in 3/4 time. In his revisions, these two movements were merged, so that as the opening movement proceeds, we gradually become aware of a quickening of pace. Almost unnoticed, after extensive exploration of the opening material, the music takes on the animated character of a scherzo, fluttering away like a butterfly emerging from a chrysalis. Thus, the Fift h Symphony that we know today has three movements, not four, although the range and variety of music is wide. There are rootless murmurings in the strings, fragmented calls in the winds, seemingly random entries of the timpani, and a great solidity in the brass transformed in the finale into a glorious hymn to the Nordic gods. The central movement is a peaceful interlude, as charming as anything by . . . Felix Mendelssohn, perhaps — although even here the music can more than once find itself hastening forward in a break-out of energy before falling back to its previous state of calm. This middle movement is notable for About the Music

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its constant pairing of wind instruments in thirds (playing parallel lines constantly spaced a third apart on the melodic scale), a feature that recurs in the finale when the brass intone the great swinging theme that drives it forward. Thus, in the last movement, the horns and trumpets are frequently paired in thirds, yet here their melody is not genteel and stepwise, it strides across wide intervals — inviting comparison with the giants that have inhabited the great Scandinavian forests since time immemorial. —Hugh Macdonald © 2014 At a Glance premiere was given by Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra on October 21, 1921. This symphony runs about 30 minutes in performance. Sibelius scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first presented Sibelius’s Fifth Symphony in November 1929, at a pair of concerts in Ma-

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Sibelius wrote most of his Fifth Symphony in 1915 (he had started mentioning it in his diaries as early as 1912) and conducted its first performance in Helsingfors (Helsinki) on his fiftieth birthday, December 8, 1915. He revised the piece in 1916 and again in 1919. The revised version was premiered on November 24, 1919, again with the composer conducting. The score was published in 1921. The United States

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sonic Hall, under music director Nikolai Sokoloff. The symphony was last presented in the regular subscription series in February 2006, led by Jahja Ling. It was last heard at Blossom in August 2000, under Osmo Vänskä’s direction. The Cleveland Orchestra recorded this symphony in 1941 under Artur Rodzinski.

MAY 1965 On tour with The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell and members of the Orchestra visited Sibelius’s home in Finland. Here, Szell is shown talking with Sibelius’s son-inlaw, the conductor Jussi Jalas (far left), and James Mays, Information Officer with the United States Embassy in Helsinki. Orchestra Executive Director Beverly Barksdale is in the background.

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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 careers in professional orchestras around the world, including four current members of The Cleveland Orchestra.

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... WITH INVESTMENT BY CUYAHOGA ARTS & CULTURE Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) uses public dollars approved by you to bring arts and culture to every corner of our County. From grade schools to senior centers to large public events and investments to small neighborhood art projects and educational outreach, we are leveraging your investment for everyone to experience.

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funds established as of August 2013

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

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

Guest Artists Fund

George Gund III Fund

Artistic Collaboration Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley

Artist-in-Residence Malcolm E. Kenney

Young Composers Jan R. and Daniel R. Lewis

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

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

Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Jerome and Shirley Grover Meacham Hitchcock and Family

American Conductors Fund Douglas Peace Handyside Holsey Gates Handyside

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

Cleveland Orchestra Soloists Julia and Larry Pollock Family

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

Education Concerts Week

In-School Performances Alfred M. Lerner Fund

Classroom Resources Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie

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

Musical Rainbows Pysht Fund

Community Programming Alex and Carol Machaskee

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

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

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

Severance Hall Preservation Severance family and friends

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

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

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

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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

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

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Severance Hall, a Cleveland landmark and home of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, is perfect for business meetings and conferences, pre-concert or post-concert dinners, and receptions, weddings, and social events.

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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 March 2014. 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 L. 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 William and Anna Jean Cushwa Howard Cutson Mr.* and Mrs. Don C. Dangler Mr. and Mrs. Howard J. Danzinger Barbara Ann Davis Carol J. Davis Charles and Mary Ann Davis 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 Nancy E. and Richard M. Dotson

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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* Dr. Saul Genuth 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 E.* and Jane J. Griffiths David G. Griffiths* Ms. Hetty Griffiths Margaret R. Griffiths* Bev and Bob Grimm Judd and Zetta Gross* Candy and Brent Grover Mrs. Jerome E. Grover* Thomas J.* and Judith Fay Gruber Mr. and Mrs. David H. Gunning Mr. and Mrs. William E. Gunton Joseph E. Guttman* Mrs. John A Hadden Jr. Richard* and Mary Louise Hahn James J. Hamilton Kathleen E. Hancock Douglas Peace Handyside* Holsey Gates Handyside Norman C. and Donna L. Harbert Mary Jane Hartwell William L.* and Lucille L. Hassler Peter and Gloria Hastings* Mrs. Henry Hatch (Robin Hitchcock) Virginia and George Havens Gary D. Helgesen Clyde J. Henry, Jr. Ms. M. Diane Henry Wayne and Prudence Heritage Rice Hershey* T. K. and Faye A. Heston Gretchen L. Hickok Mr. and Mrs.* Daniel R. High Edwin R. and Mary C. Hill* Ruth Hirshman-von Baeyer* Mr. and Mrs. D. Craig Hitchcock* Bruce F. Hodgson Goldie Grace Hoffman* Mary V. Hoffman Feite F. Hofman MD* Mrs. Barthold M. Holdstein Leonard* and Lee Ann Holstein David and Nancy Hooker Gertrude S. Hornung* Patience Cameron Hoskins Elizabeth Hosmer Dorothy Humel Hovorka Dr. Christine A. Hudak, Mr. Marc F. Cymes 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* Mr. 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 Kenneth M. Lapine and Rose E. Mills 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* Linda and Saul Ludwig 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 The Hon. and Mrs. John Doyle 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* LISTING CONTINUES

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Lois S.* and Stanley M. Proctor 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 Audra and George Rose 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 Dr. Vernon E. Sackman and Ms. Marguerite Patton 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 Frank Schultz Carol* and Albert Schupp Roslyn S. and Ralph M. Seed Nancy F. Seeley Edward Seely Oliver E. and Meredith M. Seikel Russell Seitz* Reverend Sandra Selby Eric Sellen Andrea E. Senich Thomas and Ann Sepúlveda Elsa Shackleton* B. Kathleen Shamp Jill Semko Shane

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

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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 (103)

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

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Ludwig van Beethoven, 1818, pencil drawing by August von KlĂśber

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

Cumulative Giving

Annual Support

JOHN L. SEVERANCE SOCIETY

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

$5 MILLION AND MORE

KeyBank PNC 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 March 2014.

gifts of $2,500 or more during the past year, as of March 20, 2014

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 Thompson Hine LLP 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 Charter One Dix & Eaton The Giant Eagle Foundation Greenberg Traurig (Miami) Litigation Management, Inc. Northern Trust Bank of Florida (Miami) Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. The Plain Dealer RPM International Inc. Squire Sanders (US) LLP

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$2,500 TO $24,999 AdCom Communications Akron Tool & Die Company AkronLife Magazine American Fireworks, Inc. American Greetings Corporation Bank of America BDI 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 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 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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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

gifts of $2,000 or more during the past year, as of March 20, 2014

The Cleveland Foundation Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts & Culture The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation $500,000 TO $999,000

The George Gund Foundation $250,000 TO $499,000

Kulas Foundation John P. Murphy Foundation The Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund Ohio Arts Council

$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 The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in cumulative giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. Listing as of March 2014.

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$100,000 TO $249,999

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

Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Hearst Foundations Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of The Cleveland Foundation Marlboro 2465 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 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

$2,000 TO $19,999 The Abington Foundation Ayco Charitable Foundation The Ruth and Elmer Babin Foundation The Batchelor Foundation, Inc. (Miami) Dr. NE & JZ Berman Foundation 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 Fogelson Foundation The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation The William O. and Gertrude Lewis Frohring Foundation Funding Arts Network (Miami) The Hankins Foundation The Muna & Basem Hishmeh Foundation Richard H. Holzer Memorial Foundation The Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation The Laub Foundation Victor C. Laughlin, M.D. Memorial Foundation Trust The G. R. Lincoln Family Foundation The Mandel Foundation The McGregor Foundation Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Foundation M.G. O’Neil 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 Jean C. Schroeder Foundation Kenneth W. Scott Foundation The Sherwick Fund Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation The South Waite Foundation The Veale 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)

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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 March 20, 2014 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 Mr.* and Mrs. Ward Smith Anonymous (2) The Severance Society recognizes generous contributors of $1 million or more in lifetime giving to The Cleveland Orchestra. As of March 2014.

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Daniel R. and Jan R. Lewis (Miami) Peter B. Lewis* and Janet Rosel Lewis (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 Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Kloiber (Europe) Mrs. Elizabeth R. Koch 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. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski 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. Mary M. Spencer (Miami) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $50,000 TO $74,999

Sheldon and Florence Anderson (Miami) Mr. William P. Blair III 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

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Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Lozick 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 Sally and Larry Sears Hewitt and Paula Shaw Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Smucker Barbara and David Wolfort Anonymous

Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ratner Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Paul and Suzanne Westlake

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

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

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

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) 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

Martha and Bruce Clinton (Miami) 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 Milton and Tamar Maltz Margaret Fulton-Mueller William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill Julia and Larry Pollock

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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 $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 Jill and Paul Clark 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.

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Andrew and Katherine Kartalis Tati and Ezra Katz (Miami) 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 Robert K. Gudbranson and Joon-Li Kim Tim and Linda Koelz Mr.* and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Mr. Larry J. Santon 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 Jayusia and Alan Bernstein (Miami) Marsha and Brian Bilzin (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Bowen Mr. D. McGregor Brandt, Jr. Paul and Marilyn* Brentlinger Augustine* and Grace Caliguire 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 Mr. Monte Friedkin (Miami) 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 Sondra and Steve Hardis Michael L. Hardy Mr. and Mrs. James A. Haslam II Mr. and Mrs. James A. Haslam III T. K. and Faye A. Heston Joan and Leonard Horvitz Pamela and Scott Isquick Allan V. Johnson Janet and Gerald Kelfer (Miami) Mr. Jeff Litwiller Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McGowan 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 Carol* and Albert Schupp 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 (4)* INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $7,500 TO $9,999

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Barry Mr. William Berger Laurel Blossom Mr. Robert W. Briggs Dr. and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey Dr. Ben H. and Julia Brouhard listings continue

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Ellen E. & Victor J. Cohn Supporting Foundation Henry and Mary Doll Nancy and Richard Dotson 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. J. William and Dr. Suzanne Palmer Pannonius Foundation Douglas and Noreen Powers Paul A. and Anastacia L. Rose Rosskamm Family Trust Patricia J. Sawvel Drs. Daniel and Ximena Sessler Naomi G. and Edwin Z. Singer Family Fund Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Staub Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Strang, Jr. Mrs. Marie S. Strawbridge* Bruce and Virginia Taylor Dr. Gregory Videtic 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 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 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. 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) Barbara and Peter Galvin Joy E. Garapic Brenda and David Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Goodman Mr. and Mrs. Randall J. Gordon Robert N. and Nicki N. Gudbranson David and Robin Gunning

Clark Harvey and Holly Selvaggi Henry R. Hatch Robin Hitchcock Hatch Barbara Hawley and David Goodman Janet D. Heil* Anita and William Heller Thomas and Mary Holmes Mr. and Mrs. John Hudak (Miami) 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. Mr. Brian J. Lamb David C. Lamb Shirley and William Lehman (Miami) Mr. Lawrence B. and Christine H. Levey Mr. and Mrs. Adam Lewis Mr. Dylan Hale Lewis (Miami) Ms. Marley Blue Lewis (Miami) 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 Ms. Maureen M. McLaughlin (Miami) James and Virginia Meil 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 Nan and Bob Pfeifer Mr. and Mrs. John S. Piety Dr. and Mrs. John N. Posch William and Gwen Preucil Lois S.* and Stanley M. Proctor Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Quintrell Drs. Raymond R. Rackley and Carmen M. Fonseca Mr. and Mrs. Roger F. Rankin Ms. Deborah Read Mr. William J. Ross Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Ruhl Mrs. Florence Brewster Rutter Mr. and Mrs. David R. Sawyier Bob and Ellie Scheuer David M. and Betty Schneider Linda B. Schneider Dr. and Mrs. James L. Sechler Lee G. and Jane Seidman Charles Seitz (Miami)

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Mr. Eric Sellen and Mr. Ron Seidman 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 Dr. Elizabeth Swenson Ms. Lorraine S. Szabo 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 Bill Appert and Chris Wallace (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Watkins Robert C. Weppler Dr. Edward L. and Mrs. Suzanne Westbrook Tom and Betsy Wheeler Sandy Wile and Susan Namen 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 Howard R. and Barbara Kaye Besser 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 Mr.* and Mrs. Robert A. Clark Drs. Mark Cohen and Miriam Vishny Diane Lynn Collier Thomas and Dianne Coscarelli Ms. Maureen A. Doerner and Mr. Geoffrey T. White Peter and Kathryn Eloff Mr. Brian L. Ewart and Mr. William McHenry David and Margaret Ewart Mr. and Mrs. John R. Fraylick Peggy and David* Fullmer Dr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Gould Nancy and James Grunzweig 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) Mr. and Ms. James Koenig Marion Konstantynovich Judy and Donald Lefton (Miami) Ronald and Barbara Leirvik Mr. and Mrs. Irvin A. Leonard Dr. Alan and Mrs. Joni Lichtin Anne R. and Kenneth E. Love Robert and LaVerne* Lugibihl Joel and Mary Ann Makee Martin and Lois Marcus William and Eleanor* McCoy Dr. Susan M. Merzweiler Bert and Marjorie Moyar Richard B. and Jane E. Nash Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Osenar Dr. Lewis and Janice B. Patterson 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 Carol Rolf and Steven Adler Fred Rzepka and Anne Rzepka Family Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Martin I. Saltzman 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 Mr. Taras G. Szmagala, Jr. Mr. Karl and Mrs. Carol Theil Mr. and Mrs. Lyman H. Treadway Drs. Anna* and Gilbert True Miss Kathleen Turner Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Weigand Richard Wiedemer, Jr. Nancy V. and Robert L. Wilcox Mr. and Dr. Ann Williams Tony and Diane Wynshaw-Boris Anonymous

Doug and Barbara 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 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 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 Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes (Miami) Arthur L. Fullmer Jeanne Gallagher Marilee L. Gallagher

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 Mr. and Mrs. James B. Aronoff 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

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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 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 Sally and Oliver Henkel Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Herschman Mr. Robert T. Hexter Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hinnes Dr. Feite F. Hofman* Dr.* and Mrs. George H. Hoke Peter A. and Judith Holmes Dr. Keith A. and Mrs. Kathleen M. Hoover Dr. Randal N. Huff and Ms. Paulette Beech Ms. Carole Hughes Ms. Luan K. Hutchinson Ruth F. Ihde Ms. LaVerne Jacobson Dr. Michael and Mrs. Deborah Joyce Rev. William C. Keene Angela Kelsey and Michael Zealy (Miami) The Kendis Family Trust: Hilary & Robert Kendis and Susan & James Kendis Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Fred and Judith Klotzman Mr. Ronald and Mrs. Kimberly Kolz Jacqueline and Irwin Kott (Miami) Ellen Brad and Bart Kovac Dr. Ronald H. Krasney and Ms.* Sherry Latimer Marcia Kraus Mr. James Krohngold Mr. and Mrs. S. Ernest Kulp Mrs. Carolyn Lampl Mr. and Mrs. John J. Lane Anthony T. and Patricia A. Lauria Mr. Jin-Woo Lee Ivonete Leite (Miami) Michael and Lois A. Lemr Dr. Edith Lerner Dr. Stephen B. and Mrs. Lillian S. Levine Robert G. Levy Mr. Rudolf and Mrs. Eva Linnebach Martha Klein Lottman Ms. Mary Beth Loud Herbert L. and Rhonda Marcus Dr. and Mrs. Sanford E. Marovitz David* and Elizabeth Marsh Dr. Ernest and Mrs. Marian Marsolais Mr. Julien L. McCall Ms. Nancy L. Meacham Mr. James E. Menger

Stephen and Barbara Messner Ms. Betteann Meyerson Mr. and Mrs. Roger Michelson (Miami) Curt and Sara Moll Susan B. Murphy Joan Katz Napoli and August Napoli Mr. David and Mrs. Judith Newell Marshall I. Nurenberg and Joanne Klein Richard and Jolene Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Callaghan Harvey and Robin Oppmann Nedra and Mark Oren (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Paddock Mr. and Mrs. Christopher I. Page Deborah and Zachary Paris Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Tommie Patton Mrs. Ingrid Petrus Drs. John Petrus and Sharon DiLauro Dr. Roland S. Philip and Dr. Linda M. Sandhaus Dale and Susan Phillip Ms. Maribel Piza (Miami) Dr. Marc and Mrs. Carol Pohl Ms. Carolyn Priemer Mr. Richard and Mrs. Jenny Proeschel Kathleen Pudelski Ms. Rosella Puskas Dr. James and Lynne Rambasek Ms. C. A. Reagan Alfonso Conrado Rey (Miami) David and Gloria Richards Michael Forde Ripich Ms. Linda M. Rocchi Robert and Margo Roth Miss Marjorie A. Rott Michael and Roberta Rusek Dr. Lori Rusterholtz Dr. Harry S. and Rita K. Rzepka Ms. Patricia E. Say Mr. James Schutte Ms. Adrian L. Scott Dr. John Sedor and Ms. Geralyn Presti Harry and Ilene Shapiro Ms. Marlene Sharak Norine W. Sharp Dr. and Mrs. William C. Sheldon Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Shiverick, Jr. Grover Short Laura and Alvin A. Siegal Robert and Barbara Slanina Ms. Donna-Rae Smith Mr. and Mrs. Richey Smith Mr. and Mrs.* Jeffrey H. Smythe Mrs. Virginia Snapp Ms. Barbara Snyder Lucy and Dan Sondles Mr. John C. Soper* and Dr. Judith S. Brenneke Mr. John D. Specht Mr.* and Mrs.* Lawrence E. Stewart Mr. Joseph Stroud Ken and Martha Taylor

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Your Role . . . in The Cleveland Orchestra’s Future Genera ons of Clevelanders have supported the Orchestra and enjoyed its concerts. Tens of thousands have learned to love music through its educa on programs, celebrated important events with its music, and shared in its musicmaking — at school, at Severance Hall, at Blossom, downtown at Public Square, on the radio, and with family and friends. Ticket sales cover less than half the cost of presen ng The Cleveland Orchestra’s season each year. To sustain its ac vi es here in Northeast Ohio, the Orchestra has undertaken the most ambi ous fundraising campaign in our history: the Sound for the Centennial Campaign. By making a dona on, you can make a crucial difference in helping to ensure that future genera ons will con nue to enjoy the Orchestra’s performances, educa on programs, and community ac vi es and partnerships. To make a gi to The Cleveland Orchestra, please visit us online, or call 216-231-7562.

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SPRING SEASON Ohlsson Plays Grieg Thursday May 8 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday May 10 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Osmo Vänskä, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano

SALLINEN Symphony No. 1 GRIEG Piano Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 Sponsor: Jones Day

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Friday May 9 at 8:00 p.m. <18s CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH ORCHESTRA Brett Mitchell, conductor Ann Yu, violin

TORKE Bright Blue Music PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique Friday May 16 at 10:00 a.m. <18s Saturday May 17 at 10:00 a.m. <18s Saturday May 17 at 11:00 a.m. <18s PNC MUSICAL RAINBOW

HEAVENLY HARPS 30-minute programs for ages 3 to 6.

The Cleveland Orchestra at Home in Lakewood May 17-24 The Cleveland Orchestra, in partnership with businesses, schools, and organizations of Lakewood, puts a spotlight on this near westside community and its excellent music education programs, in a week of residency May 17 through May 24. Visit clevelandorchestra.com for complete details. SATURDAY, MAY 17 10:30 a.m. — Root Cafe Solo performance by a Cleveland Orchestra musician 10:30 a.m. — Blackbird Baking Company Solo and duo performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians 11:00 a.m. — Nature’s Bin Special music-related event SUNDAY, MAY 18 10:00 a.m. — Lakewood Baptist Church “The Mosaic of Music” — worship and fellowship PORCHestra A special afternoon of music-making and neighborly gatherings throughout Lakewood, sponsored by Charter One 4:00 p.m. — City-wide porch performances (outdoors) 5:15 p.m. — Lakewood Public Library (outdoors) Front Porch Concert with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus followed by Cleveland Orchestra musicians at 6 p.m. MONDAY, MAY 19 5:30 p.m. — Lakewood Family YMCA Kickball Game with Cleveland Orchestra musicians and staff 7:00 p.m. — Beck Center for the Arts Preview talk about the May 24 Community Concert

Family Concert — The Composer Is Dead

TUESDAY, MAY 20 1:30 p.m. — Barton Senior Center Cleveland Orchestra musicians in performance

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 6:00 p.m. — Pier W deck (outdoors) Cleveland Orchestra musicians in performance

There’s dreadful news from Severance Hall — the composer is dead! The musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where were the violins on the night in question? Did anyone see the harp? Is the trumpet protesting a bit too boisterously? Everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. Join the Inspector as he interrogates all the unusual suspects in a concert based on the book by Lemony Snicket with the music of Nathaniel Stookey. Sponsor: The Giant Eagle Foundation

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

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THURSDAY, MAY 22 12:00 p.m. — Lakewood Hospital Cleveland Orchestra musicians in performance FRIDAY, MAY 23 6:00 p.m. — Vosh Cleveland Orchestra musicians in performance 8:00 p.m. — Mahall’s Cleveland Orchestra musicians in performance SATURDAY, MAY 24 11:00 a.m. — Turkish American Cultural Center Pre-concert Story Time and Musical Rainbow program 7:30 p.m. — Lakewood Civic Auditorium CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA COMMUNITY CONCERT Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Massimo La Rosa, trombone

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Leoš Janáÿek’s THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN Saturday May 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday May 20 at 7:30 p.m. <18s Thursday May 22 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday May 24 at 2:00 p.m. <18s Martina Janková, soprano Alan Held, bass-baritone Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano oprano Raymond Aceto, bass Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano o Dashon Burton, bass-baritone David Cangelosi, tenor and the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Cleveland Orchestra Children’ss Chorus with THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by Franz Welser-Möst Don’t miss the opera event of the season! With this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production of Leoš Janáÿek’s The Cunning Little Vixen, presented with innovative and original animation. (Opera sung in Czech with projected English supertitles.) Directed by Yuval Sharon. Animation by Bill Barminski and Christopher Louie — Walter Robot Studios. Projection and lighting design by Jason Thompson. Costumes by Ann Closs-Farley. Masks by Cristina Waltz. Presented with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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The Composer Is Dead Friday May 16 at 7:30 p.m.

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Brett Mitchell, conductor Nathaniel Stookey, narrator

Oh, dear! There’s dreadful news from Severance Hall — the composer is dead! The musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where were the violins on the night in question? Everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. Join the Inspector as he interrogates all the unusual suspects in a concert based on the book by Lemony Snicket and with music by Nathaniel Stookey.

ProkoÀev’s Cinderella Thursday May 29 at 7:30 p.m. Friday May 30 at 11:00 a.m. <18s Saturday May 31 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Vladimir Jurowski, conductor Janine Jansen, violin *

STRAVINSKY Scherzo fantastique BRITTEN Violin Concerto * PROKOFIEV Suite from Cinderella Sponsor: BakerHostetler

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

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY MATINEE PARKING

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH ORCHESTRA Friday May 9 at 8:00 p.m.

PROKOFIEV’S CINDERELLA Thursday May 29 at 7:30 p.m. Friday May 30 at 11:00 a.m.* <18s Saturday May 31 at 8:00 p.m.

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THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Vladimir Jurowski, conductor Janine Jansen, violin *

Now in its 28th season, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra comprised of some of Northeast Ohio’s best and brightest young musicians. Each season, this acclaimed training ensemble presents concerts of traditional and newer works, filled with an enthusiasm and interest that can rival that of their teachers and mentors. “A gripping performance,” commented the Cleveland Plain Dealer of a recent concert, “one that would have been the envy of an adult ensemble.”

Prokofiev’s Cinderella is a fairytale score, delicate and charming. But like all fairytales, a dark undercurrent runs beneath. In this score, the chiming of a clock can sound like a thunderous battlefield, while the waltzes and love scenes sing. Benjamin Britten’s charming Violin Concerto * and Stravinsky’s explosive Scherzo fantastique round out this weekend’s season-ending concerts with guest conductor Vladimir Jurowski and violinst Janine Jansen. Sponsor: BakerHostetler * Not part of the Friday Morning concert.

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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