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From the Executive Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Message from the President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 In Memoriam: Jamie Ireland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Orchestra News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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About the Orchestra About the Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Musical Arts Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 The Cleveland Orchestra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Education and Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Young Audiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Guest Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

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Week 12 TCHAIKOVSKY’S FIFTH SYMPHONY Concert Previews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Program: January 29, 30, 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Introducing the Concert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 SIBELIUS

Pohjola’s Daughter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 PROKOFIEV

Violin Concerto No. 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 TCHAIKOVSKY

Symphony No. 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

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NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

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

Conductor: Hannu Lintu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Soloist: Vadim Gluzman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

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50% All unused books are recycled as part of the Orchestra’s regular business recycling program. These books are printed with EcoSmart certified inks, containing twice the vegetable-based material and one-tenth the petroleum oil content of standard inks, and producing 10% of the volatile organic compounds.

Future Concerts Concert Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Upcoming Concerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94

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Perspectivesfrom the Executive Director January 2015 At our Annual Meeting last month, we announced the news that The Cleveland Orchestra achieved a budget surplus for the year ended June 30, 2014, our third consecutive year of positive financial news. These results add to an ongoing record of success that is propelling this institution forward — with ever-greater artistic achievements, growing community service, strong ticket sales, and unprecedented philanthropic support. For all of these positive trends, we owe much to the leadership and generosity of our Board of Trustees, led by President Dennis W. LaBarre. I invite you to read Dennis’s Annual Report message beginning on page 25 of this book, in which he further details the achievements and changes for an exciting future for the Orchestra here in Northeast Ohio. Much of what The Cleveland Orchestra does today reflects an overall institutional transformation, including significant changes in the composition of our audience. It’s a fact in our changing world that subscription rates are in decline for most leisure-time pursuits, and The Cleveland Orchestra is not immune to this trend. But in recent years we have succeeded in attracting new and younger audiences to fill the gap. Back in the mid-1980s, our weekly Severance Hall concert programs were virtually sold out on a subscription basis, with only a handful of the audience attending concerts by purchasing individual tickets. And at that time, subscribers attended very frequently — each of our 7,000 or so subscriber households purchased an average of 20 tickets annually. Fast forward almost 30 years, and the 2013-14 season tells a very different — but no less vital — story. Last season, just 51% of tickets for our weekly Severance Hall concerts were purchased by subscribers, but nearly as many attended through individual ticket purchases, including thousands of young people. In all, last season’s Severance Hall concerts attracted concertgoers from a total of over 23,000 households! Today, we are playing more music for more people than ever before. The decline of ticket subscriptions in our society could have spelled an uncertain future for The Cleveland Orchestra. But thanks to the efforts and dedication of everyone in the Orchestra family, we are achieving success in transforming our programming and our audience. We are developing an audience for the future — of more diverse and younger attendees. And we are working to give you, our valued patrons, the range of choice that today’s patrons demand. We have made subscriptions more flexible, including “build your own” packages offered this season. And we are planning new options to offer a membership model for concert attendance, beginning with our new group for young professionals, The Circle. Whether you count yourself among the family of dedicated subscribers or are part of our extended family of individual concertgoers, our goal remains to enable you to experience the magnificent power of great orchestral music, pure and simple. Thank you and best wishes for a wonderful and music-filled 2015!

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

of its founding in 2018, The Cleveland Orchestra is undergoing a new transformation and renaissance. Universallyacknowledged among the best ensembles on the planet, its musicians, staff, board of directors, volunteers, and hometown are working together on a set of enhanced goals for the 21st century — to develop the youngest audience of any orchestra, to renew its focus on fully serving the communities where it performs through engagement and education, to continue its legendary command of musical excellence, and to move forward into the Orchestra’s next century with a strong commitment to adventuresome programming and new music. The Cleveland Orchestra divides its time each year across concert seasons at home in Cleveland’s Severance Hall and each summer at Blossom Music Center. Additional portions of the year are devoted to touring and to a series of innovative and intensive performance residencies. These include an annual set of concerts and education programs and partnerships in Florida, a recurring residency at Vienna’s Musikverein, and regular appearances at Switzerland’s LuAS IT NEARS THE CENTENNIAL

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cerne Festival, at New York’s Lincoln Center Festival, and at Indiana University. Musical Excellence. Under the leadership of Franz Welser-Möst, now in his thirteenth season as the ensemble’s music director, The Cleveland Orchestra is acknowledged among the world’s handful of best orchestras. Its performances of standard repertoire and new works are unrivalled at home in Ohio, in residencies around the globe, on tour across North America and Europe, and through recordings, telecasts, and radio and internet broadcasts. Its longstanding championship of new composers and commissioning of new works helps audiences understand music as a living language that grows and evolves with each new generation. Recent performances with Baroque specialists, recording projects with internationally-renowned soloists, fruitful re-examinations and juxtapositions of the standard repertoire, and acclaimed collaborations in 20th and 21st century masterworks together enable The Cleveland Orchestra the ability to give musical performances second to none in the world. Serving the Community. Programs for students and community engagement activities have long been part of the Orchestra’s commitment to serving Cleveland and surrounding communities, and have more recently been extended to its touring and residencies. All are designed to connect people to music in the concert hall, in classrooms, and in everyday lives. Recent seasons have seen the launch of a unique “At Home” neighborhood residency program, designed to bring the Orchestra and citizens together in new ways. Additionally, a new Make Music! initiative is taking shape, championed by Franz Welser-Möst in advocacy for the benefits of direct participation in making music for people of all ages. Future Audiences. Standing on the shoulders of ninety years of presenting quality music education programs, the Orchestra made national and international headlines through the creation of its Center for Future Audiences in 2010. Established with a significant endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation, the Center is designed to provide ongoing funding for the Orchestra’s continuing work to develop interest in classical music among young people. The flagship “Under 18s Free” program has seen unparalleled success in increasing attendance and interest, and was recently extended to the Orchestra’s concerts in Miami. Innovative Programming. The Cleveland Orchestra was among the first American orchestras heard on a regular series of radio broadcasts, and its Severance Hall home was one of the first concert halls in the world built with recording and broadcasting capabilities. Today, Cleveland Orchestra concerts are presented in a variety of formats for a variety of audiences — including a popular Fridays@7 series (mixing onstage symphonic works with post-concert world music performances), film scores performed live by the Orchestra, collaborations with pop and jazz singers, ballet and opera presentations, and standard repertoire juxtaposed in meaningful contexts with new and older works. Franz Welser-Möst’s creative vision has Severance Hall 2014-15

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given the Orchestra an unequaled opportunity to explore music as a universal language of communication and understanding. Origins and Evolution. 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, 193343; 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. Today, concert performances, community presentations, touring residencies, broadcasts, and recordings provide access to the Orchestra’s acclaimed artistry to an enthusiastic, generous, and broad constituency around the world.

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 has introduced more than 4 million young people to symphonic music over the past nine decades.

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Seven music directors have led the Orchestra, including George Szell, Christoph von Dohnányi, and Franz Welser-Möst.

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

Norma Lerner, Honorary Chair Hewitt B. Shaw, 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

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 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 Zoya Reyzis Barbara S. Robinson Paul Rose Steven M. Ross Raymond T. Sawyer Luci Schey Hewitt B. Shaw Richard K. Smucker James C. Spira R. Thomas Stanton Joseph F. Toot, Jr. Daniel P. Walsh Thomas A. Waltermire Geraldine B. Warner Jeffery J. Weaver 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 FFI C I O 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

Carolyn Dessin, Chair, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Operating Committee Beverly J. Warren, President, Kent State University Barbara R. Snyder, President, Case Western Reserve University

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Robert F. Meyerson James S. Reid, Jr.

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Franz Welser-Möst leads The Cleveland Orchestra in performances of Richard Strauss’s captivating opera about Daphne, a young woman who must choose between the love of men and her love for nature. Composed during the politically perilous period after the Nazis came to power and first performed in 1938, the opera had deep personal significance to the composer. Strauss knew that the myth of Daphne was the subject of the very first opera ever composed — and his own version can be viewed as a guarded demand for creative freedom in the face of political and worldly hindrances. Sung in German with projected English supertitles. Sponsored by Litigation Management, Inc.

Apollo and Daphne, marble statue by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1625.

Regine Hangler (soprano) as Daphne Andreas Schager (tenor) as Apollo Norbert Ernst (tenor) as Leukippos Ain Anger (bass) as Peneios Nancy Maultsby (mezzo-soprano) as Gaea Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus with The Cleveland Orchestra conducted by Franz Welser-Möst


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marks Franz Welser-Möst’s thirteenth year as music director of The Cleveland Orchestra, with the future of this acclaimed partnership now extending into the next decade. Under his direction, the Orchestra is hailed for its continuing artistic excellence, is broadening and enhancing its community programming at home in Northeast Ohio, is presented in a series of ongoing residencies in the United States and Europe, and has re-established itself as an important operatic ensemble. With a commitment to music education and the Northeast Ohio community, Franz Welser-Möst has taken The Cleveland Orchestra back into public schools with performances in collaboration with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. He has championed new programs, such as a community-focused Make Music! initiative and a series of “At Home” neighborhood residencies designed to bring the Orchestra and citizens together in new ways. Under Mr. Welser-Möst’s leadership, The Cleveland Orchestra has established a recurring biennial residency in Vienna at the famed Musikverein concert hall and appears regularly at Switzerland’s Lucerne Festival. Together, they have also 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, an annual multi-week Cleveland Orchestra residency in Florida was inaugurated in 2007 and an ongoing relationship with New York’s Lincoln Center Festival began in 2011. To the start of this season, The Cleveland Orchestra has performed fourteen world and fifteen United States premieres under Franz Welser-Möst’s direction. In partnership with the Lucerne Festival, he and the Orchestra have premiered works by Harrison Birtwistle, Chen Yi, Hanspeter Kyburz, George Benjamin, Toshio Hosokawa, and Matthias Pintscher. 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 annual opera performances during his tenure 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 Mozart-Da Ponte operas. He led concert performances of Strauss’s Salome at Severance Hall and at Carnegie Hall in May 2012 and in May 2014 led an innovative madeP H OTO BY S ATO S H I AOYAG I

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for-Cleveland production of Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen at Severance Hall. They present performances of Richard Strauss’s Daphne in May 2015. As a guest conductor, Mr. Welser-Möst enjoys a close and productive relationship with the Vienna Philharmonic. Recent performances with the Philharmonic include a critically-acclaimed production of Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier at the 2014 Salzburg Festival as well as appearances at New York’s Carnegie Hall, at the Lucerne Festival, and in concert at La Scala Milan. During the 2014-15 season, he returns to Europe for a tour of Scandinavia with the Philharmonic, and will also lead them in a new production of Beethoven’s Fidelio at Salzburg in 2015. He led the Philharmonic’s celebrated annual New Year’s Day concert in 2011 and 2013, viewed by tens of millions as telecast in seventy countries worldwide. From 2010 to 2014, Franz Welser-Möst served as general music director of the Vienna State Opera. His partnership with the company included an acclaimed new production of Wagner’s Ring cycle with stage director Sven-Eric Bechtolf, and critically-praised new productions of Hindemith’s Cardillac, Janáček’s Katya Kabanova and From the House of the Dead, Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West, and Verdi’s Don Carlo, as well as performances of a wide range of other operas, particularly of works by Wagner and Richard Strauss, including Tristan and Isolde and Parsifal, and Der Rosenkavalier and Ariadne auf Naxos. Prior to his years with the Vienna State Opera, Mr. Welser-Möst led the Zurich Opera across a decade-long tenure, leading more than forty new productions and culminating in three seasons as general music director (2005-08). Franz Welser-Möst’s recordings and videos have won major awards, including a 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, and is in the midst of a new project recording major works by Brahms. With Cleveland, he has also released a recording of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and an all-Wagner album. 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 the Vienna Philharmonic’s “Ring of Honor” for his longstanding personal and artistic relationship with the ensemble, as well as 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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Emilio Llinas 2 James and Donna Reid Chair

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

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

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

Stanley Konopka 2 Mark Jackobs Jean Wall Bennett Chair

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

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CELLOS Mark Kosower* Louis D. Beaumont Chair

Richard Weiss 1 The GAR Foundation Chair

Charles Bernard 2 Helen Weil Ross Chair

Bryan Dumm Muriel and Noah Butkin Chair

Tanya Ell Thomas J. and Judith Fay Gruber Chair

Ralph Curry Brian Thornton William P. Blair III Chair

David Alan Harrell Paul Kushious Martha Baldwin BASSES Maximilian Dimoff * Clarence T. Reinberger Chair

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

Mark Atherton Thomas Sperl Henry Peyrebrune Charles Barr Memorial Chair

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

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O R C H E S T R A FLUTES Joshua Smith * Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Chair

Saeran St. Christopher Marisela Sager 2 Austin B. and Ellen W. Chinn Chair

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

OBOES Frank Rosenwein * Edith S. Taplin Chair

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

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

CLARINETS Franklin Cohen * Robert Marcellus Chair

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

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

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

Gareth Thomas Barrick Stees 2 Sandra L. Haslinger Chair

Jonathan Sherwin CONTRABASSOON Jonathan Sherwin

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HORNS Richard King * George Szell Memorial Chair

Michael Mayhew § Knight Foundation Chair

Jesse McCormick Robert B. Benyo Chair

Hans Clebsch Alan DeMattia

PERCUSSION Marc Damoulakis* Margaret Allen Ireland Chair

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

TRUMPETS Michael Sachs * Robert and Eunice Podis Weiskopf Chair

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

Carolyn Gadiel Warner Marjory and Marc L. Swartzbaugh Chair

LIBRARIANS Robert O’Brien Joe and Marlene Toot Chair

Donald Miller

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

ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL Karyn Garvin DIRECTOR

Christine Honolke

Michael Miller

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TROMBONES Massimo La Rosa*

ENDOWED CHAIRS CURRENTLY UNOCCUPIED

Gilbert W. and Louise I. Humphrey Chair

Richard Stout Alexander and Marianna C. McAfee Chair

Shachar Israel 2 BASS TROMBONE Thomas Klaber

Sidney and Doris Dworkin Chair Sunshine Chair

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Associate Principal First Assistant Principal Assistant Principal

EUPHONIUM AND BASS TRUMPET Richard Stout

CONDUCTORS Christoph von Dohnányi

TUBA Yasuhito Sugiyama*

Giancarlo Guerrero

Nathalie C. Spence and Nathalie S. Boswell Chair

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

Tom Freer 2

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Robert Porco

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POST-CONCERT DINING New for the 2014-15 season, we are offering post-concert dining at Severance Restaurant. Enjoy a convenient dining experience including full-service bar, desserts and coffee, or our special Ă la carte dining choices.

Severance Restaurant is a great place to extend your night out following the concert. Come in and sit down for dinner, or stop by for drinks or dessert. No reservations required for post-concert dining. Reservations are suggested but not required for pre-concert dining. Book online by visiting the link to OpenTable at clevelandorchestra.com. Post-concert dining is available following evening performances by The Cleveland Orchestra.

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From the President This message from Musical Arts Association president Dennis W. LaBarre is excerpted and condensed from the Association’s recently published Annual Report. Here, Mr. LaBarre discusses the continuing progress that The Cleveland Orchestra is making in implementing changes for a stronger future, as an institution devoted to the citizens of Northeast Ohio who created it and have sustained it. The complete Annual Report can be read online at clevelandorchestra.com by clicking on “Publications” in the “News & Updates” section. A S I L O O K B A C K O V E R the past season, I am struck by the

enormous transformations this institution has achieved. Some of these changes began almost a decade ago, and continued with new resolve and discipline through economic uncertainty in recent years. Now we are focused on continued progress and innovation as we plan for our Centennial and beyond. With the support and enthusiasm of our community, we are creating an even stronger Cleveland Orchestra — one capable of serving Northeast Ohio to the utmost, innovative in extending our global artistic brand through established residency programs in Miami and Europe, flexible enough to adapt to future twists in the road, and renowned as ever for musical excellence, for music education and participation, for young audiences, for community service, and as an enduring symbol of this community’s spirit and pride. Our progress toward true financial health is reflected in the financial achievements of the past year. For the third consecutive year, we have achieved a balanced budget — through increased ticket revenues, increased donations and support, and prudent cost control. For 2013-14, in fact, with the dedicated efforts of everyone involved, we recorded a bottom line surplus of $940,000 beyond our balanced budget goal.

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In concert with these annual financial achievements — including a record $10.6 million in Annual Fund support — the Sound for the Centennial Campaign’s endowment component has also moved forward. Campaign efforts have to date achieved $62 million in cash and pledges to the endowment, and $50 million in legacy commitments. The endowment now stands at $173 million — up from a low of $97 million following the financial crisis in 2008. Now we must focus on the Campaign’s successful completion by 2018, expanding the endowment to provide a greater contribution to our operating budget and building ever stronger annual support for specific artistic and community initiatives.

The Orchestra’s goal of building the youngest audience of any orchestra is becoming reality. Our new summer concert series, Summers@Severance, was launched in August 2014 to great success, with nearly half of the audience attending a Cleveland Orchestra concert for the first time. The success of this and other audience development CONTINUES

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This financial success is part of a larger, ongoing transformation in spirit. Franz Welser-Möst, whose tenure as Music Director now extends through 2022, has led a comprehensive set of new initiatives for the Orchestra. He is a driver of innovation, both artistic and programmatic. He has spotlighted the Orchestra’s role as a key leader in music education, and led us toward greater community engagement. Above all, he is the standard bearer for the Orchestra’s renowned musical excellence.


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programs echoed the achievements of the Orchestra’s Center for Future Audiences and the many programs it supports, which have attracted well over 100,000 young people to Orchestra concerts at Severance Hall and Blossom in just three years. Through the newest Center-funded program, The Circle, launched in January 2014, we are developing support from a new generation of Northeast Ohio’s young-professional leaders.

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Today, more than ever, we understand that we must support our schools, embrace our civic leadership role, increase access to orchestral music for all, and partner with other community and cultural organizations to sustain the city whose name we so proudly carry throughout the world. The Orchestra’s education programs reach over 60,000 students of all ages each year as part of its ongoing goal to serve as an indispensible education and community resource. The Orchestra’s second annual “At Home” neighborhood residency was whole-heartedly embraced by the citizens and students of Lakewood, with over thirty-five events culminating in a soldout free community concert led by Franz Welser-Möst, streamed live on the internet, and recorded for broadcast by our partner WVIZ/ideastream.

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Transformation is also taking place behind the scenes, in how we do business, and in upgrading our infrastructure and resources. We have established specialized task forces to explore new methods of serving expanded and current audiences in better ways — from improving the experience of attending Cleveland Orchestra concerts, to investigating improvements in communicating with our patrons and the longterm goal of enabling digital access to our rich store of recordings and history. Our progress over the past year is the result of focus, enthusiasm, and dedication from the entire Cleveland Orchestra family. I am grateful to all those who have played a role in this integrated, far-reaching effort at transforming what The Cleveland Orchestra means to our region. In summary, the past season was a year of programmatic innovation, of financial strength, of increasing community service. A time of transition and continuity. And, as always, of extraordinary artistic excellence. It has been a perfect balance of the traditions that have made us strong for nearly a century and the transformation that will ensure our future success. The Cleveland Orchestra is now poised to make the leap from recent steady growth to longterm financial strength. Doing so will allow us the freedom to innovate and to reach new heights of musical and institutional excellence, all for the benefit of everyone in Northeast Ohio. Now is the time to help propel the Orchestra into a future built on a sound financial foundation, a future of excellence, a future of service to this community. Together, we can ensure that The Cleveland Orchestra remains a pillar of music and art, education and community pride into the decades ahead.

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IN MEMORIAM

James D. Ireland III January 1, 1950 to January 20, 2015

The entire Cleveland Orchestra family mourns the loss of our dear colleague and friend, Jamie Ireland. His death at age 65 is an enormous loss for the Northeast Ohio community. Jamie loved this Orchestra and served and supported the institution with great distinction. He was a member of the Orchestra’s Board of Trustees for two decades and served as its President 2002-08. He loved The Cleveland Orchestra from a young age, attending his first concert at age seven, and later becoming a devoted subscriber and an Orchestra Trustee. He was a tireless fundraiser and Orchestra advocate. He chaired the search committee that identified and in 1999 chose Franz Welser-Möst as The Cleveland Orchestra’s seventh music director. As President, he was integral to creating a transformative vision for the Orchestra’s future — combining a continuity of musical excellence with a renewed commitment to serving our region through quality programming and innovative thinking. Jamie was an effective and energetic community leader. In addition to his work with The Cleveland Orchestra, he advocated tirelessly for the community and held positions to advance that work on the boards of University Circle Inc., Great Lakes Science Center, Greater Cleveland Partnership, Northeast Ohio Regional Nonprofit Technology (NorTech), and the Opportunity Corridor Advisory Committee. We loved Jamie Ireland. We loved him for who he was and for what he did for The Cleveland Orchestra and for the community. As a person, he was unfailingly gracious, even humble, in spite of his stature as one of Cleveland’s most active and important leaders. Excellence and service defined him, and underscored all his work, for the orchestra he loved and for the community to which he was devoted. We mourn his loss and we pay tribute to his great legacy. We will miss Jamie very much.

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The Cleveland Orchestra welcomes the second of three recent hires to its ranks beginning with the concerts of January 29-31. Analisé Denise Kukelhan joins the first violin section. She was previously a member of the first violin section of the North Carolina Symphony for two seasons, and has also been a member of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, and the West Virginia Symphony. She has participated in the Spoleto Festival USA, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute (serving as concertmaster in 2008), and the Kent/Blossom Music Festival. Ms. Kukelhan received her bachelor of music degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where she studied with Kathleen Winkler, and her master of music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she was a student of Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster William Preucil.

Women’s Committee benefit celebrates conductor Jahja Ling in performance and talk on March 20 A special benefit event presented by the Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra is featuring an evening with longtime Cleveland conductor Jahja Ling on Friday, March 20. The event at Canterbury Golf Club includes a cocktail hour beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m. along with a silent auction. In between, there will be a solo piano performance by Ling, a duo-piano performance with his wife, Jessie Chang, and a conversation about their careers and life together. Jahja Ling served over two decades on the conducting staff of The Cleveland Orchestra, served as Festival Director for Blossom (2000-05), and returns each year to lead concerts with the ensemble. Proceeds from the evening benefit The Cleveland Orchestra. For additional information or to buy tickets, contact Pamela Elliot at 216-904-2051.

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Post-Concert Dining options have come Severance Hall with the 2014-15 Season. Enjoy our full-service bar, desserts and coffee, or our special à la carte dining choices. Following most Cleveland Orchestra concerts, the Restaurant will be open for a relaxing time with friends. Stop by and extend your evening out. For KeyBank Fridays@7 performances, live music will be featured in the hour following the concert. Mix and mingle, drop in and start again — between the Restaurant and all of Fridays@7’s post-concert musical offerings! No reservations are required. Stop by after Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening concerts, or after Friday morning matinees. Severance Restaurant is operated by Cleveland’s own Marigold Catering.

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Pre-Order Intermission Drinks! Also new this season — you can pre-order your beverage choices for intermission! Simply visit one of the bars before the concert to place and pay for your order. For pre-concert dining, reservations are suggested. Book online by visiting the link to OpenTable at clevelandorchestra.com.

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OrchestraNews A.R.O.U.N.D T.O.W.N Recitals and presentations

M.U.S.I.C.I.A.N S.A.L.U.T.E 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 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons.

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Daniel McKelway Sonja Braaten Molloy Ioana Missits Peter Otto Chul-In Park Joanna Patterson Zakany Alexandra Preucil William Preucil Lynne Ramsey Jeanne Preucil Rose Stephen Rose Frank Rosenwein Marisela Sager Jonathan Sherwin Sae Shiragami Emma Shook Joshua Smith Saeran St. Christopher Barrick Stees Richard Stout Jack Sutte Kevin Switalski Brian Thornton Isabel Trautwein Lembi Veskimets Carolyn Gadiel Warner Stephen Warner Richard Weiss Beth Woodside Robert Woolfrey Paul Yancich Derek Zadinsky Jeffreyy Zehngut

Upcoming local performances by members of The Cleveland Orchestra include: The cello section of The Cleveland Orchestra appears in a special “cello ensemble extravaganza” on Friday evening, January 30. The event, presented by the Cleveland Cello Society (CCS) is titled “i Cellisti!” and begins at 7:30 p.m. at Harkness Chapel on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Billed as a “rare treat because this group seldom appears together outside Severance Hall,” the Cleveland Orchestra celllists will present a program exploring cellists who were also composers. For the evening’s grand finale, the cellists of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will join their mentor-colleagues onstage for a massed performance of Julius Klengel’s rarely-heard 12-part composition, Hymnus. Tickets are $15 for general seating, or $50 for a limited number of reserved front-row seats. All proceeds provide funding toward CCS’s annual scholarship competiion. For more information, visit www.clevelandcello.com. The Amici String Quartet is playing two upcoming recitals featuring three string quartets by Beethoven. The ensemble is comprised of Cleveland Orchestra musicians Takako Masame and Miho Hashizume (violins), Lynne Ramsey (viola), and Ralph Curry (cello). On Tuesday, February 10, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Cleveland State University’s Drinko Recital Hall, and again on Sunday afternoon, February 15, beginning at 3 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church (2592 West 14th Street, Cleveland), the group performs Beethoven’s quartets Opus 18 No. 2, Opus 95, and Opus 127. The concerts are free and open to the public, with a freewill offering at the door.

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Cleveland Orchestra’s 2015 summer residency with Lincoln Center Festival announced for July 15-18

Details and concerts for 2015 Blossom Music Festival announced; series renewals underway; season on sale

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As a courtesy to the performers onstage and the entire audience, late-arriving patrons cannot be seated until the first break in the musical program.

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The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its 2015 Blossom Music Festival season. Details and subscription renewals are being mailed out to last year’s series subscribers. Lawn Ticket Books are on sale through the Ticket Office and website, along with new subscriptions. Individual tickets for the entire season will go on sale beginning May 12. Subscribers will have the opportunity to order additional tickets in a pre-sale period beginning April 20. The season features Franz Welser-Möst conducting Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with soloists and the Blossom Festival Chorus, and concludes Labor Day Weekend with a program devoted to the film music of John Williams. Complete details, information, and series options can be viewed at the Orchestra’s website, clevelandorchestra.com.

Details of the 2015 Lincoln Center Festival this coming summer, including a week of concerts featuring The Cleveland Orchestra in residence, have been announced. Led by music director Franz Welser-Möst, The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Lincoln Center Festival with four concerts (July 15-18) focused on the exploration of the relationship of humanity with nature. The Orchestra offers two performances of Richard Strauss’s rarely-performed ”bucolic tragedy” Daphne, highlighting Franz Welser-Möst’s passion and expertise in the operatic repertory, along with two additional programs featuring works that probe humanity’s understanding of the natural world, by Messiaen, Dvořák, Beethoven, and Strauss. All of these works are being presented in concerts at Severance Hall in May. Richard Strauss’s seldom performed, one-act opera, Daphne, is among the great works of the composer’s later period. With a libretto by Joseph Gregor, the work was premiered in 1938, and retells the story of the beautiful nymph Daphne, with a plot derived from the familiar myth from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. In it, Daphne is an outsider who cherishes the beauty of nature, where she feels most at home. When the god Apollo betrays her trust and kills his rival, Daphne is inconsolable. Apollo is moved by Daphne’s profound grief and grants her immortality by transforming her into a laurel tree. This operatic gem has been called one of Strauss’s supreme love letters to the soprano voice. It is being presented at Severance Hall on May 27 and 30.


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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.

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. January 29, 30, 31 “To Russia with Love” with Rose Breckenridge administrator and lecturer, Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups

February 12, 14 “Second Thoughts and First Impressions” with Timothy Cutler, professor of music theory, Cleveland Institute of Music

February 19, 20, 21, 22 “Johannes Brahms and His Piano Concertos” with David J. Rothenberg, associate professor of musicology, Case Western Reserve University

March 12, 14 “Mighty Liszt & Agile Beethoven” with Marshall Griffith, faculty member, music theory and improvisation, Cleveland Institute of Music

March 19, 21, 22 “Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff” with Jerry Wong, associate professor of piano, Kent State University

March 20 “From Trouble to Triumph” with Rose Breckenridge

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Pohjola’s Daughter, Opus 49

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Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 63

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1. Allegro moderato 2. Andante assai — Più animato — Tempo I — Allegretto 3. Allegro, ben marcato VADIM GLUZMAN, violin

INTERMISSION * PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)

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

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

Tugan Sokhiev, who was originally scheduled to lead this weekend’s concerts, has, upon the advice of his physician, regretfully cancelled his engagements here this week. We are grateful to welcome Hannu Lintu, who has agreed to step in to conduct in his place.

These concerts are sponsored by Jones Day, a Cleveland Orchestra Partner in Excellence. Vadim Gluzman’s appearance with The Cleveland Orchestra is made possible by a contribution to the Orchestra’s Guest Artist Fund from Mrs. Warren H. Corning. The concert will end on Thursday evening at about 9:20 p.m. and on Saturday evening at approximately 9:50 p.m.

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

* The Friday morning concert is performed without intermission and features

the works by Sibelius and Tchaikovsky. The concert will end at about 12:05 p.m.

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National Passion & Musical Virtuosity THIS WEEK’S CONCERTS

feature three works written across a fift y-year timespan at the end of the 19th and into the 20th century. Two are by renowned Russian composers, while the third is a rarelyheard work by a composer who fought long and hard against Russia’s domination over his country. Guest conductor Hannu Lintu leads, making his Cleveland Orchestra debut. The concerts begin with a brief orchestral work by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Pohjola’s Daughter, from 1906, is music about one particular story in Finland’s great national epic, Kalevala, which inspired many of this composer’s early works. Its music, drawn from a storyline from which Sibelius originally hoped to create an opera, is “about” a people and nation. For the evening concerts, guest soloist Vadim Gluzman comes to center stage for Prokofiev’s challenging — and exhilarating — Second Violin Concerto from 1935. In this, the composer, having recently returned from the West to live permanently in the 20th-century’s version of Russia (a.k.a. the Soviet Union), happily mixes popular charm (to please audiences and the Soviet authorities) with his own ideas of what music should and could be. The firebrand daring of his youth is not gone, but has been melded into a mature voice that is also clearly Russian and plenty entertaining. The concerts conclude with Tchaikovsky’s big and brash Fift h Symphony, from 1888. Here the composer wrestled with the weight that Fate had pressed against his shoulders — and argued himself (or at least his music) to a strong and optimistic ending. His own life was filled with as much trouble as triumph, and often overcome with insecurities. Art, however, can only partially imitate life — and this symphony has its own tale to tell, quite separate from Tchaikovsky’s inner demons. It is a fully satisfying experience, drenched in melody and grandeur. —Eric Sellen

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Hannu Lintu Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu became chief conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra in August 2013, having served as its principal guest conductor the previous season. He is making his Cleveland Orchestra debut with this weekend’s concerts. Educated in piano and cello at the Turku Conservatory and the Sibelius Academy, Hannu Lintu studied conducting with Atso Almila, Eri Klas, and Jorma Panula. He participated in masterclasses with Ilja Musin and also worked with Myung-Whun Chung. In 1994, Mr. Lintu won the Nordic Conducting Competition in Bergen and, in 1996, graduated with honors from the Sibelius Academy. This past September, he became a part-time professor of conducting there. Hannu Lintu served as chief conductor of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra (1998-2001) and chief conductor and artistic director of the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (2002-05). He has also held the positions of artistic director of the Summer Sounds Festival of the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (2005), artistic director and chief conductor of the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra (2009-13), and principal guest conductor of Dublin’s RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra (2010-13). Known for exploring neglected orchestral repertoire, as well as for promoting contemporary music, Mr. Lintu has appeared as a guest conductor around the globe. In North America, he has led the orchestras of Baltimore, Cincinnati, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minnesota, Saint Louis, and Toronto. Engagements in Europe and Asia include appearances with the radio symphony orchestras of Cologne and Leipzig, as well as with the BBC Scottish Symphony, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Lahti Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and the Warsaw Philharmonic. Mr. Lintu’s operatic work has included Aulis Sallinen’s Kullervo at the Savonlinna Opera Festival and Wagner’s Tannhäuser at Tampere Opera. He has also led performances with the Estonian National Opera and Finnish National Opera, and at Chicago’s Grant Park Festival. With a discography that includes albums on the Alba, Claves, Dacapo, Danacord, Hyperion, Naxos, Ondine, and Ricordi labels, Hannu Lintu recently recorded several Mozart piano concertos with Angela Hewitt and Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Orchestra. He earned a best opera Grammy nomination in 2011 for his recording of Rautavaara’s Kaivos.

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Pohjola’s Daughter, Symphonic Fantasy, Opus 49 composed 1906 O N E O F S I B E L I U S ’ S B I O G R A P H E R S , Bengt de Törne, re-

by

Jean

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

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called how “one day I mentioned to the composer the impression that always takes hold of me when returning to Finland across the Baltic, the first forebodings of our country being given us by low, reddish granite rocks emerging from the pale blue sea, solitary islands of a hard, archaic beauty, inhabited by hundreds of white sea-gulls. And I concluded by saying that this landscape many centuries ago was the cradle of the Vikings. ‘Yes,’ Sibelius answered eagerly, and his eyes flashed, ‘and when we see those granite rocks we know why we are able to treat the orchestra as we do!” In the spring of 1889, in his last days as a student at the Helsinki Conservatory, Sibelius was named “foremost amongst those who have been entrusted with bearing the banner of Finnish music” by the influential Finnish critic Karl Flodin. Three years later, the first performance, on Apri1 28, 1892, of the twenty-six-year-old composer’s eighty-minute-long symphonic poem Kullervo for soloists, male chorus, and orchestra proved something of a national event. Soon after this came the symphonic poem En Saga, written for Robert Kajanus, conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic and a champion of Finnish music (and of Sibelius in particular), and, soon after that, came the music of the Karelia Suite, written for an historical pageant at the University of Helsinki. Kullervo drew its inspiration from the so-called “Finnish national epic,” the Kalevala, a conflation of Finnish folktales, lyrics, narrative, and magic charms actually compiled in 1835 after extensive field research by Elias Lönnrot — and then expanded fourteen years later to twice its original length by Lönnrot in collaboration with David Europaeus. The Kalevala served Sibelius on several occasions. One of these was an operatic project, The Building of the Boat, which he eventually abandoned, but which occupied the composer for well over a year. The Finnish Society of Letters had announced an opera competition, the subject to be drawn from Finnish history or mythology, at least two years before Sibelius took up the idea in the summer of 1893. For his story he turned to Section 8 of the Kalevala, in which the hero Väinämöinen works to win the hand of Pohjola’s daughter by attempting several tasks assigned to him. Pohjola is the “North Farm,” an important About the Music

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locale in the Kalevala — thus, “Pohjola’s Daughter” is, if you will, the “maiden of North Farm.” Among the challengingly mercurial tasks assigned to the hero: cleaving a swan with an unpointed knife, knotting an egg with invisible knots, pulling birchbark from a stone, breaking poles from a piece of ice, and, finally, building a boat from the splinters of her spindle. In this last attempt, Väinämöinen fails, wounding himself badly with his own ax and departing in distress. Though Sibelius abandoned The Building of the Boat, he returned to this same story a decade later for his “symphonic fantasy,” Pohjola’s Daughter. By the time he finished this orchestral work in 1906, Sibelius had behind him his first two symphonies and the Violin Concerto, and the Third Symphony was in progress. The music of Pohjola’s Daughter is unmistakably Sibelian in the way it forms itself — building slowly, with motifs and then phrases coalescing over long-held fundamental notes, inexorably pressing forward to big climaxes, then instantly changing color and character to begin the process again and at different rates of growth. And all somehow very appropriate to and suggestive of the northern geography and folklore its composer knew so well, and which were so much a part of him. Pohjola’s Daughter is, as its subtitle tells us, a “symphonic fantasy” rather than an actual musical depiction of the legend’s events. The first section of the music builds in tempo, texture, and dynamic level from a spare, evocative cello solo to a loud fortissimo climax for full orchestra; in this we may hear a musical characterization of the hero Väinämöinen. Then comes a virtually instantaneous change of sound and place, as openvoiced strings and harp arpeggios suggest the maiden of North Farm at her spinning wheel. Or, as the Kalevala tells us: Lovely was the maid of Pohja, Famed on land, on water peerless, On the arch of air high-seated, Brightly shining on the rainbow, Clad in robes of dazzling luster, Clad in raiment white and shining; There she wove a golden fabric, Interwoven all with silver, And her shuttle was all golden, And her comb was all of silver.

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At a Glance Sibelius composed Pohjola’s Daughter in 1906. It was first performed in December that year in St. Petersburg, Russia, under the composer’s direction. Sibelius also conducted the work’s first performance in Finland, at a concert of the Helsinki Orchestra on September 25, 1907, and also led the first American performance on June 4, 1914, at a concert of the Litchfield County Choral Union in Norfolk, Connecticut, while on a visit to this country. This fantasy runs just over 10 minutes in performance. Sibelius scored it for 2 flutes and piccolo, 2 oboes and english horn, 2 clarinets and bass clarinet, 2 bassoons and contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 cornets, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, harp, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed this work in November 1937. The only other time it has been programmed was in November 1978, under the direction of Sixten Ehrling.

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After this, the materials of these two musical portraits alternate, conflict, and interweave, musical discourse taking precedence over actual storytelling. Near the end, there is an extraordinary piling-up of string sound — as basses are joined in quick succession by cellos, violas divided in two, second then first violins divided in three — all leading to a final statement for brass of the heroic Väinämöinen theme. But after a climax played triple-forte (“very very loud”), the full orchestral texture evaporates to pianissimo strings, fading to an extremely quiet ascent of muted violins and, at the last, a faint, gloomy moan of cellos and basses. —Marc Mandel Marc Mandel serves as director of program publication for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Reprinted with kind permission. Copyright © Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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Vadim Gluzman Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman is making his Cleveland Orchestra debut with this weekend’s concerts. His wide repertoire embraces contemporary music as well as traditional works from the past, with his performances heard around the world through live broadcasts and his exclusive recordings on the BIS label. Mr. Gluzman appears regularly with major orchestras in Europe and North America, including engagements with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, London Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Symphony, as well as in Asia with Tokyo’s NHK Symphony. His festival appearances have included the Casals, Colmar, Jerusalem, Lockenhaus, Ravinia, and Verbier festivals. He is the co-founder of the North Shore Chamber Music Festival in Illinois, with his recital partner and wife, pianist Angela Yoffe. During the 2013-14 season, Vadim Gluzman began his tenure as creative partner and principal guest artist of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, Ohio. He also served as artist-of-the-year with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Norway, performing and recording concertos by Shostakovich and Gubaidulina. In addition, he made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra and performed his first recital at London’s Wigmore Hall. Mr. Gluzman has performed and recorded premieres of new works by a number of composers, including concertos by Lera Auerbach, Sofia Gubaidulina, Giya Kancheli, and Peteris Vasks. His latest album features Prokofiev’s Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 along with three transcriptions from Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet. His extensive discography with BIS Records has garnered a variety of accolades, including Diapason d’Or of the Year, Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice, Classica Magazine’s Choc de Classica award, and disc-of-the-month with The Strad, BBC Music Magazine, and ClassicFM. Born in the former Soviet Union in 1973, Vadim Gluzman began violin studies at the age of 7. Before moving to Israel in 1990, where he was a student of Yair Kless, he studied with Roman Sne in Latvia and Zakhar Bron in Russia. In the United States, Mr. Gluzman’s teachers have included the late Dorothy DeLay and Masao Kawasaki at the Juilliard School and Arkady Fomin. Early in his career, Mr. Gluzman received support from Isaac Stern, and in 1994, he was presented the Henryk Szeryng Foundation Career Award. Vadim Gluzman plays the 1690 ex-Leopold Auer Stradivari, on extended loan through the generosity of the Stradivari Society of Chicago. For more information about Mr. Gluzman, visit www.vadimgluzman.com.

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Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 63 composed 1935

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Sergei

PROKOFIEV born April 27, 1891 Sontsovka, Ukraine died March 5, 1953 Moscow

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U P O N R E T U R N I N G to his homeland in 1935, Prokofiev decided to write music that was more easily accessible than some of his earlier works. He seemed wholeheartedly to embrace current Soviet aesthetic norms, apparently accepting the notion that music had to be understood by the masses and that if it was, it could help build a better world (implying that he thought it was indeed a better world that the Soviets were building). It would be a mistake to see this resolution only as the acceptance of an official ideology. These changes in Prokofiev’s style had been long in coming, from at least since the time of the First Violin Concerto and the “Classical” Symphony, both written in 1917, shortly before Prokofiev’s departure from Russia. It doesn’t appear that Prokofiev forced himself to go against personal inclinations and use an official idiom he didn’t completely agree with. Musicologist Richard Taruskin has gone so far as to claim that Prokofiev’s “simple style represented the real Prokofiev. It was in these pieces, which he wrote for the sake of audience appeal, and not the ones he wrote for the sake of his reputation with the snobs, that his particular genius resided.” According to Taruskin, Prokofiev returned to the Soviet Union because he realized that “his particular genius” would be better appreciated there than in the West, where he was losing the competition with the more fashionable, more radically modern Stravinsky. Yet for all his desire to be simple and accessible, Prokofiev took pains not to make too great concessions to popular taste. As he wrote in his 1937 article “The Flowering of Art,” “In our country music has come to belong to the masses of people. Their artistic taste, the demands they place upon art, are growing with incredible speed, and the Soviet composer must take this into account in each new work. This is something like shooting at a moving target. Only by aiming at the future, at tomorrow, will you not be left behind at the level of yesterday’s demands. For this reason I consider it a mistake for a composer to strive for simplification. Any attempt to ‘play down’ to the listener represents a subconscious underestimation of his cultural maturity and developing tastes. Such an attempt always has an element of insincerity. And music that is insincere cannot endure.” The works of Prokofiev’s early Soviet period, including the ballet Romeo and Juliet, the film music Alexander Nevsky,

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and the Violin Concerto No. 2, show Prokofiev’s efforts to write music of great and immediate mass appeal that at the same time avoids “simplification.” This is entirely consistent with his tendency to combine traditional composition with some unorthodox elements, a tendency found in works starting in his youth. The melodies of the Second Violin Concerto are based on triad-like classical melodies and often have the same periodic structure. Even so, Prokofiev speaks the language of classical music with a strong 20th-century Russian accent, utilizing shifts of key or meter. Such abrupt changes had been a hallmark of Prokofiev’s style since the 1910s. However, by the 1930s they no longer represented mere iconoclasm and a desire to shock the audience (as they had in Prokofiev’s “barbarian” period). Rather, they represent that extra ingredient which keeps the composition from becoming overly “simplified.” The concerto’s first movement is in sonata form, built almost academically. The second movement, marked “Andante assai,” has a simple, long-drawn-out melody played by the solo violin, accompanied by string pizzicatos and delicate counter-themes in the woodwinds. The melody and its accompaniment become more and more excited and go over into a middle section in a faster tempo that, despite the presence of virtuosic passages, remains fundamentally lyrical in tone. The opening theme eventually returns, and the movement ends quietly, with an unusual duet between the principal clarinet and the principal double bass in the last measure. The final movement is a traditional rondo. The main theme’s most striking feature is its rhythm. Some of the variant episodes, on the other hand, are of a primarily melodic nature, while others are characterized by an irregular meter. As in many minor-key works from the classical period, the end of the concerto modulates from G minor to G major. In this case, however, some ambiguities remain, for the B-flats, which are part of the original G-minor scale, refuse to disappear and alternate with the B-naturals that make the tonality major. And the last sonority in the work is neither major nor minor; it contains Bnatural but also — surprisingly — a C-sharp that makes the last chord a dissonant one. Prokofiev had retained something of his enfant terrible past after all. —Peter Laki Copyright © Musical Arts Association Severance Hall 2014-15

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At a Glance Prokofiev composed his second violin concerto in 1935. The premiere took place in Madrid on December 1, 1935, with Robert Soetens playing the solo part and the Madrid Symphony Orchestra conducted by Enrique Arbós. This concerto runs approximately 25 minutes in performance. Prokofiev scored it for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, percussion (bass drum, snare drum, triangle, cymbals, castanets), and strings, plus the solo violin. The Cleveland Orchestra first played this concerto in January 1946 under the direction of music director Erich Leinsdorf, with Joseph Knitzer as the soloist. It has been programmed somewhat regularly since then, most recently as part of competitions in Cleveland and in Texas. The most recent regular-season concerts were at Severance Hall in October 1996 (with Christoph Eschenbach and violinist Maxim Vengerov) and at Blossom in 2000 (with Jahja Ling conducting and Leonidas Kavakos as soloist).

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

by

Pyotr Ilyich

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

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

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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY 1840-1893 1

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1. Tchaikovsky at the age of twenty in 1860. 2. The three Tchaikovsky brothers in 1875. Family friend Nikolai Dmitrievich Kondratiev (standing at left), Anatoli Tchaikovsky (seated), Modest Tchaikovsky, and Pyotr. 3

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3. With his wife Antonina Miliukova, during their brief marriage in 1877. 4. His patroness, Nadezhda von Meck. 5. Late in life, in the early 1890s.

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would not be what it is. Perhaps most particularly, the opening theme — the “Fate theme” — would probably not return so ominously in all four movements. At the same time, the “program” in itself is insufficient to explain the finished work, in part because the “meaning” of many other themes throughout the symphony is unclear. Moreover, Tchaikovsky had already written a “Fate” symphony — the Fourth — for which a more detailed program survives. And the similarities of the two programs do little to explain the great differences between the two works. (The program of the Fourth is problematic in itself, for no sooner had Tchaikovsky written it down in a letter to his patroness than he declared it to be hopelessly “confused and incomplete. . .”.) As for the question of the privacy of a composer’s feelings and desires, while we shouldn’t be too preoccupied with a composer’s most private thoughts, we probably can’t ignore them completely either — especially because there is ample evidence to suggest that Tchaikovsky in particular was both unable and unwilling to separate his extramusical preoccupations from his composing. (The blending of work and life comprises an infinite variety of mixtures among human beings — and some other composers have kept their music and their lives quite separate.) The four movements of Tchaikovsky’s Fift h Symphony are linked by a common theme, often played by the brass instruments and apparently symbolizing the threatening power of Fate. English musicologist Gerald Abraham noted that this theme was taken almost literally from an aria in Mikhail Glinka’s opera A Life for the Tsar, in which it was sung to the words “Ne svodi na gore” (“Do not turn to sorrow”). The Fate theme is first heard in the Andante introduction of the first movement, soon to be followed by a more lyrical, lilting idea as we move into the faster Allegro con anima tempo. Even with the change of melody, the accompaniment of the Fate motif remains present as a stern reminder. The entire first movement swings back and forth between lyrical and dramatic moments. We would expect it to end with the final fortissimo climax. Instead, the volume gradually decreases to a whisper, and the mysterious last measures are scored for the lowest-pitched instruments in the orchestra — bassoons, cellos, double basses, and timpani. The second movement is lyrical and dream-like, suggesting a brief respite from the struggle. The first horn plays a Severance Hall 2014-15

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

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At a Glance Tchaikovsky wrote his Fifth Symphony in 1888, completing it on August 26. He conducted its premiere on November 17, 1888, in St. Petersburg. The first performance in the United States was given on March 5, 1889, by conductor Theodore Thomas in New York City. This symphony runs about 45 minutes in performance. Tchaikovsky scored it for 3 flutes (third doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, and strings. The Cleveland Orchestra first performed Tchaikovsky’s Fifth during its second season in 1919-20, and has performed it frequently since that time. The most recent performances were in 2014 conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero.

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

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

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

Franz Welser-Möst leads a concert at John Adams High School. Through such In-School Performances and Education Concerts at Severance Hall, The Cleveland Orchestra introduced more than 4 million young people to symphonic music over the past nine decades. Severance Hall 2014-15

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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. A recent “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 Charter One The Cleveland Foundation Conn-Selmer, Inc. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Dominion Foundation FirstMerit Bank 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 National Endowment for the Arts The Nord Family Foundation Ohio Arts Council Ohio Savings Bank, A Division of New York Community Bank PNC The Reinberger Foundation Albert G. & Olive H. Schlink Foundation Harold C. Schott Foundation The Sherwin-Williams Foundation Surdna Foundation Target Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust The Edward & Ruth Wilkof Foundation Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra

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

ENDOWMENT FUNDS AND FUNDERS Hope and Stanley I. Adelstein Kathleen L. Barber Mr. Roger G. Berk In memory of Anna B. Body Isabelle and Ronald Brown Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Dr. Glenn R. Brown Roberta R. Calderwood Alice H. Cull Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Emrick, Jr. Charles and Marguerite C. Galanie Mr. David J. Golden The George Gund Foundation The Hershey Foundation Dorothy Humel Hovorka Mr. James J. Hummer Frank and Margaret Hyncik Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Alfred Lerner In-School Performance Fund Linda and Saul Ludwig 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. Anonymous, in memory of Georg Solti The William N. Skirball Endowment Jules and Ruth Vinney Youth Orchestra Touring Fund

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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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THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA The Cleveland Orchestra applauds the generous donors listed here, who are making possible presentaƟons of arƟsƟcally

ambiƟous programming every year in Northeast Ohio.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mrs. Emma S. Lincoln George* and Becky Dunn Rachel R. Schneider Donald and Alice Noble Foundation, Inc. Judith and George W. Diehl Drs. Daniel and Ximena Sessler Blossom Women’s Committee T. K. and Faye A. Heston Ms. Beth E. Mooney Margaret Fulton-Mueller Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Glenn R. Brown James and Virginia Meil Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Meisel Mr. Larry J. Santon Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Seltzer Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abookire, Jr. Mr. J. William and Dr. Suzanne Palmer Dr. James and Lynne Rambasek Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Daugstrup Anonymous

Robert and Linda Jenkins Anthony T. and Patricia A. Lauria Mrs. Barbara Ann Davis Richard and Gina Klym Henry F.* and Darlene K. Woodruff Mr. Marc Stadiem Iris and Tom Harvie Ms. Nancy A. Adams Dr. M. Meredith Dobyns Jack Harley and Judy Ernest Tim and Linda Koelz Elizabeth F. McBride Patricia J. Sawvel Harry and Ilene Shapiro Ms. Frances L. Sharp Mr. and Mrs. William W. Taft

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded The Cleveland Orchestra a grant of $2.5 million to support artistically ambitious programming such as performances of opera and ballet each season. Of the Mellon Foundation’s commitment, $1.25 million will be awarded as part of a one-to-one challenge lasting through June 2016. This means that any gift to The Cleveland Orchestra designated to support special artistic initiatives will be doubled by the Mellon Foundation. If you want to help ensure that ambitious performances of opera and ballet remain a meaningful feature of The Cleveland Orchestra’s season each year, or if you’d like more information on how to participate in the challenge grant, please contact the Orchestra’s Philanthropy & Advancement Office by calling 216-231-7558.


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The generous donors listed here have made endowment gifts to support specific artistic initiatives, education and community programming and performances, facilities maintenance costs, touring and residencies, and more. (Additional endowment funds are recognized through the naming of Orchestra chairs, listed on pages 22-23.) Named funds can be established with new gifts of $250,000 or more. For information about making your own endowment gift to The Clevelamd Orchestra, please call 216-231-7558.

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

Eleanore T. and Joseph E. Adams Mrs. Warren H. Corning The Gerhard Foundation, Inc. Margaret R. Griffiths Trust Virginia M. and Newman T. Halvorson 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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Building Audiences for the Future . . . Today! The Cleveland Orchestra is committed to developing interest in classical music among young people. To demonstrate our success, we are working to have the youngest audience of any orchestra. With the help of generous contributors, the Orchestra has expanded its discounted ticket offerings through several new programs. In recent years, student attendance has doubled, now representing 20% of those at Cleveland Orchestra concerts. Since inaugurating these programs in 2011, over 120,000 young people have participated. U N D E R 1 8 s F R E E F O R FA M I L I E S

Introduced for Blossom Music Festival concerts in 2011, our Under 18s Free program for families now includes select Cleveland Orchestra concerts at Severance Hall each season. This program offers free tickets (one per regular-priced adult paid admission) to young people ages 7-17 on the Lawn at Blossom and to the Orchestra’s Fridays@7, Friday Morning at 11, and Sunday Afternoon at 3 concerts at Severance. STUDENT TICKET PROGRAMS

In the past two seasons, The Cleveland Orchestra’s Student Advantage Members, Frequent Fan Card holders, Student Ambassadors, and special offers for student groups attending together have been responsible for bringing more high school and college age students to Severance Hall and Blossom than ever before. The Orchestra’s ongoing Student Advantage Program provides opportunities for students to attend concerts at Severance Hall and Blossom through discounted ticket offers. Membership is free to join and rewards members with discounted ticket purchases. A record 6,000 students joined in the past year. A new Student Frequent Fan Card is available in conjunction with Student Advantage membership, offering unlimited single tickets (one per Fan Card holder) all season long. All of these programs are supported by The Cleveland Orchestra’s Center for Future Audiences and the Alexander and Sarah Cutler Fund for Student Audiences. The Center for Future Audiences was created with a $20 million lead endowment gift from the Maltz Family Foundation to develop new generations of audiences for Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Northeast Ohio. Severance Hall 2014-15

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Legacy Giving THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y The Heritage Society honors those individuals who are helping to ensure the future of The Cleveland Orchestra with a Legacy gift. Legacy gifts come in many forms, including bequests, charitable gift annuities, and insurance policies. The following listing of members is current as of October 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 Marie-HÊlène Bernard 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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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y Elaine Harris Green 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* Fred* and Judith Klotzman 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 Steve Norris and Emily Gonzales Russell H. Nyland* Katherine T. O’Neill The Honorable 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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H E R I TAGE S O C I ET Y L I S T I N G C O N T I N U ED

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 Margaret B. 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 Helen and Fred D. Shapiro Norine W. Sharp Norma Gudin Shaw Elizabeth Carroll Shearer Dr. and Mrs. William C. Sheldon John F. Shelley and Patricia Burgess* 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* Sandra and Richey 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 Dr. Elizabeth Swenson 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

Legacy Giving

Elliot Veinerman* Nicholas J. Velloney* Steven Vivarronda Hon. William F.B. Vodrey Pat and Walt* Wahlen Mrs. Clare R. Walker John and Deborah Warner Mr. and Mrs. Russell Warren Joseph F. and Dorothy L. Wasserbauer Charles D. Waters* Reverend Thomas L. Weber Etta Ruth Weigl Lucile Weingartner Eunice Podis Weiskopf* Max W. Wendel William Wendling and Lynne Woodman Marilyn J. White Robert and Marjorie Widmer* Yoash and Sharon Wiener Alan H. and Marilyn M. Wilde Elizabeth L. Wilkinson* Helen Sue* and Meredith Williams Carter and Genevieve* Wilmot Miriam L. and Tyrus W.* Wilson Mr. Milton Wolfson* and Mrs. Miriam Shuler-Wolfson Nancy L. Wolpe Mrs. Alfred C. Woodcock Katie and Donald Woodcock Dr.* and Mrs. Henry F. Woodruff Marilyn L. Wozniak Nancy R. Wurzel Michael and Diane Wyatt Mary Yee Emma Jane Yoho, M.D. Libby M. Yunger Dr. Norman Zaworski* William L. and Joan H. Ziegler* Carmela Catalano Zoltoski* Roy J. Zook* Anonymous (103)

*deceased

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

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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

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The Partners in Excellence program salutes companies with annual contributions of $100,000 and more, exemplifying leadership and commitment to musical 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. Jones Day The Lubrizol Corporation / The Lubrizol Foundation Medical Mutual of Ohio Merrill Lynch Parker Hannifin Corporation The Plain Dealer PolyOne Corporation Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich (Europe) The J. M. Smucker Company UBS The John L. Severance Society recognizes the generosity of those giving $1 million or more in cumulative giving. Listing as of December 2014.

gifts of $2,500 or more during the past year, as of December 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. Jones Day PNC Bank Thompson Hine LLP PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE $100,000 TO $199,999

The Cliffs Foundation Google, Inc. The Lincoln Electric Foundation Medical Mutual of Ohio Nordson Corporation and Foundation Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP $50,000 TO $99,999

Dollar Bank Parker Hannifin Corporation Quality Electrodynamics (QED) voestalpine AG (Europe) Anonymous $25,000 TO $49,999 Charter One Greenberg Traurig (Miami) Huntington National Bank Litigation Management, Inc. Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (Miami) Northern Trust Bank of Florida (Miami) Olympic Steel, Inc. Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. The Plain Dealer RPM International Inc.

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

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Annual Support

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$1 MILLION AND MORE

$10 MILLION AND MORE

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

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

The William Bingham Foundation The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation GAR Foundation Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation The Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund David and Inez Myers Foundation National Endowment for the Arts The Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund The Payne Fund The Reinberger Foundation The Sage Cleveland Foundation The John L. Severance Society recognizes the generosity of those giving $1 million or more in cumulative giving. Listing as of December 2014.

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

The George Gund Foundation $250,000 TO $499,999

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

The George W. Codrington Charitable 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 William Randolph Hearst Foundation Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of The Cleveland Foundation Marlboro 2465 Foundation Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs (Miami) The Nord Family Foundation The Payne Fund The Sage Cleveland Foundation Surdna Foundation $20,000 TO $49,999 Paul M. Angell Family Foundation The Batchelor Foundation, Inc. (Miami) The Helen C. Cole Charitable Trust The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros Charitable Trust The Gerhard Foundation, Inc. The Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust 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 The Veale Foundation

$2,000 TO $19,999 The Abington Foundation Ayco Charitable Foundation The Ruth and Elmer Babin Foundation Dr. NE & JZ Berman Foundation The Bernheimer Family Fund of the Cleveland Foundation Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation The Conway Family Foundation The Fogelson Foundation The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation Funding Arts Network (Miami) The Hankins Foundation The Muna & Basem Hishmeh Foundation Richard H. Holzer Memorial 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 The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The 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 Jean C. Schroeder Foundation Kenneth W. Scott Foundation The Sherwick Fund Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation The South Waite Foundation The George Garretson Wade Charitable Trust The S. K. Wellman Foundation The Welty Family Foundation Thomas H. White Foundation, a KeyBank Trust The Edward and Ruth Wilkof Foundation The Wuliger Foundation Anonymous (2)

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Individual Annual Support The Cleveland Orchestra gratefully recognizes 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

Giving Societies

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gifts during the past year, as of December 20, 2014

$10 MILLION AND MORE

In celebration of the critical role individuals play in supporting The Cleveland Orchestra each year, donors of $2,500 and more are recognized as members of special Leadership Giving Societies. These societies are named to honor important and inspirational leaders in the Orchestra’s history. The Adella Prentiss Hughes Society honors the Orchestra’s founder and first manager, who from 1918 envisioned an ensemble dedicated to community service, music education, and performing excellence. The George Szell Society is named after the Orchestra’s fourth music director, who served for twenty-four seasons (1946-70) while refining the ensemble’s international reputation for clarity of sound and unsurpassed musical excellence. The Elisabeth DeWitt Severance Society honors not only the woman in whose memory Severance Hall was built, but her selfless sharing, including her insistence on nurturing an orchestra not just for the wealthy but for everyone. The Dudley S. Blossom Society honors one of the Orchestra’s early and most generous benefactors, whose dedication and charm rallied thousands to support and nurture a hometown orchestra toward greatness. The Frank H. Ginn Society honors the man whose judicious management of Severance Hall’s finances and construction created a beautiful and welcoming home for Cleveland’s Orchestra. The 1929 Society honors the vibrant community spirit that propelled 3,000 volunteers and donors to raise over $2 million in a nine-day campaign in April 1929 to meet and match John and Elisabeth Severance’s challenge gift toward the building of the Orchestra’s new concert hall.

Jan and Daniel 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 Peter B. Lewis* and Janet Rosel Lewis (Miami) Sue 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 John L. Severance Society is named to honor the philanthropist and business leader who dedicated his life and fortune to creating The Cleveland Orchestra’s home concert hall, which stands today as an emblem of unrivalled quality and community pride. Lifetime giving listing as of December 2014.

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gifts of $100,000 and more INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $500,000 AND MORE

Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Ratner INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $200,000 TO $499,999

Irma and Norman Braman (Miami) The Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Jan and Daniel Lewis (Miami) Mrs. Norma Lerner and The Lerner Foundation Peter B. Lewis* and Janet Rosel Lewis (Miami) Sue Miller (Miami) INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $100,000 TO $199,999

David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation (Miami) James D. Ireland III Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Keithley Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Kloiber (Europe) Mrs. Emma S. Lincoln Elizabeth F. McBride Ms. Ginger Warner (Cleveland, Miami) Janet* and Richard Yulman (Miami)

George Szell Society gifts of $50,000 and more INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $75,000 TO $99,999

Mr. William P. Blair III Mr. Richard J. Bogomolny and Ms. Patricia M. Kozerefski Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Cutler Dr. Wolfgang Eder Dr. and Mrs. Hiroyuki Fujita Elizabeth B. Juliano (Cleveland, Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Kern Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre Milton and Tamar Maltz Ms. Beth E. Mooney The Honorable and Mrs. John Doyle Ong Mr. Patrick Park (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. Mary M. Spencer (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Franz Welser-MĂśst INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $50,000 TO $74,999

Sheldon and Florence Anderson (Miami) Blossom Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Committee Jeanette Grasselli Brown and Glenn R. Brown Hector D. Fortun (Miami) Mrs. John A. Hadden, Jr.

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:

Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Horvitz R. Kirk Landon and Pamela Garrison (Miami) Giuliana C. and John D. Koch Toby Devan Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Lozick Robert M. Maloney and Laura Goyanes Ms. Nancy W. McCann Margaret Fulton-Mueller 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

Elisabeth DeWitt Severance Society gifts of $25,000 and more INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $30,000 TO $49,999

Daniel and Trish Bell (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Wolfgang Berndt (Europe) Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Bolton The Brown and Kunze Foundation Judith and George W. Diehl Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Gund T. K. and Faye A. Heston Milton A. and Charlotte R. Kramer Charitable Foundation Virginia M. and Jon A. Lindseth Sally S.* and John C. Morley The Claudia and Steven Perles Family Foundation (Miami) Luci and Ralph* Schey Rachel R. Schneider Richard and Nancy Sneed (Cleveland, Miami) R. Thomas and Meg Harris Stanton listings continue

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Jonathan and Tina Kislak (Miami) Marc and Rennie Saltzberg Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stelling (Europe) Gary L. Wasserman and Charles A. Kashner (Miami) The Denise G. and Norman E. Wells, Jr. Family Foundation Anonymous gift from Switzerland (Europe)

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

In dedication to Donald Carlin (Miami) Martha and Bruce Clinton (Miami) Robert and Jean* Conrad Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Conway Do Unto Others Trust (Miami)

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

George* and Becky Dunn JoAnn and Robert Glick Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Jack, Jr. 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 Mrs. Jane B. Nord William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill Julia and Larry Pollock Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ratner Mr. and Mrs. James A. Saks Paul and Suzanne Westlake Women’s Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra

Dudley S. Blossom Society gifts of $15,000 and more INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $20,000 TO $24,999

Gay Cull Addicott Mr. and Mrs. William W. Baker Randall and Virginia Barbato Mr. and Mrs. Matthew V. Crawford Jeffrey and Susan Feldman (Miami) Dr. Edward S. Godleski Trevor and Jennie Jones Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Kelly

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

Iris Harvie Faye A. Heston Brinton L. Hyde Randall N. Huff David C. Lamb Raymond T. Saw yer

Art of Beauty Company, Inc. Marsha and Brian Bilzin (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Bowen Dr. Christopher P. Brandt and Dr. Beth Sersig Dr. Ben H. and Julia Brouhard Mr. and Mrs. David J. Carpenter Mrs. Barbara Cook Scott Chaikin and Mary Beth Cooper Jill and Paul Clark Mr. and Mrs. William E. Conway Mr. Peter and Mrs. Julie Cummings (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Robert Ehrlich (Europe) Mike S. and Margaret Eidson (Miami) Colleen and Richard Fain (Miami) Mr. Allen H. Ford Richard and Ann Gridley Jack Harley and Judy Ernest Ms. Dawn M. Full Mary and Jon Heider (Cleveland, Miami) David and Nancy Hooker Richard and Erica Horvitz (Cleveland, Miami) Allan V. Johnson Andrew and Katherine Kartalis Tati and Ezra Katz (Miami) Mr. Jeff Litwiller 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) Mr. and Mrs. David A. Ruckman Mrs. David Seidenfeld David* and Harriet Simon Rick, Margarita and Steven Tonkinson (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Daniel P. Walsh Tom and Shirley Waltermire Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey M. Weiss Anonymous

Frank H. Ginn Society gifts of $10,000 and more INDIVIDUAL GIFTS OF $12,500 TO $14,999

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.

Mrs. Barbara Ann Davis Robert K. Gudbranson and Joon-Li Kim Sondra and Steve Hardis Mr.* and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel Mr. Larry J. Santon Mr. and Mrs. Oliver E. Seikel Kim Sherwin Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Umdasch (Europe) Sandy and Ted Wiese listings continue

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Mr. and Mrs. George N. Aronoff Mr. and Mrs. Dean Barry Jayusia and Alan Bernstein (Miami) Laurel Blossom Mr. D. McGregor Brandt, Jr. Paul and Marilyn* Brentlinger Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Brown J. C. and Helen Rankin Butler Augustine* and Grace Caliguire Richard J. and Joanne Clark Nancy and Richard Dotson Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Duvin Mary Jo Eaton (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Ellis Jr. Mr. Brian L. Ewart and Mr. William McHenry Nelly and Mike Farra (Miami) Kira and Neil Flanzraich (Miami) Sheree and 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 Andrew and Judy Green Kathleen E. Hancock Michael L. Hardy Mary Jane Hartwell Iris and Tom Harvie Mr. and Mrs. James A. Haslam II Mr. and Mrs. James A. Haslam III Joan and Leonard Horvitz Mark and Ruth Houck (Miami) Pamela and Scott Isquick Ruth and Pedro Jimenez (Miami) Cherie and Michael Joblove (Miami) Janet and Gerald Kelfer (Miami) Mrs. Elizabeth R. Koch Tim and Linda Koelz Mr. and Mrs. Stewart A. Kohl Thomas E. Lauria (Miami) Mr. and Mrs.* Robert P. Madison Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McGowan Edith and Ted* Miller Mr. Donald W. Morrison Joy P. and Thomas G. Murdough, Jr. (Miami)

Brian and Cindy Murphy Mr. Raymond M. Murphy Mr. and Mrs. William M. Osborne, Jr. Audra and George Rose Dr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Ross Dr. Isobel Rutherford Raymond T. and Katherine S. Sawyer Carol* and Albert Schupp Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Seltzer and the Dr. Gerard and Phyllis Estelle Seltzer Foundation Jim and Myrna Spira Howard Stark M.D. and Rene Rodriguez (Miami) Lois and Tom Stauffer Charles B. and Rosalyn Stuzin (Miami) Mrs. Jean H. Taber Bruce and Virginia Taylor Joseph F. Tetlak Joe and Marlene Toot Dr. Russell A. Trusso Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Watkins Anonymous (4)*

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Robert and Alyssa Lenhoff-Briggs Dr.* and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey Ellen E. & Victor J. Cohn Supporting Foundation Henry and Mary Doll Harry and Joyce Graham Mr. Paul Greig Mrs. Sandra L. Haslinger Henry R. Hatch Robin Hitchcock Hatch Amy and Stephen Hoffman Ms. Elizabeth James

Joela Jones and Richard Weiss Mr. and Mrs.* S. Lee Kohrman Kenneth M. Lapine and Rose E. Mills Judith and Morton Q. Levin Mr. and Mrs. Alex Machaskee Claudia Metz and Thomas Woodworth Mr. J. William and Dr. Suzanne Palmer Pannonius Foundation Nan and Bob Pfeifer Douglas and Noreen Powers Paul A. and Anastacia L. Rose Steven and Ellen Ross

Rosskamm Family Trust Patricia J. Sawvel Drs. Daniel and Ximena Sessler Bill* and Marjorie B. Shorrock Mrs. Gretchen D. Smith Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Staub Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Strang, Jr. Dr. Gregory Videtic Anonymous

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Daugstrup Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Davis Pete and Margaret Dobbins Mr. and Mrs. Paul Doman Dr. and Mrs. Robert Elston Mary and Oliver Emerson Barbara and Peter Galvin Joy E. Garapic Brenda and David Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Goodman Patti Gordon (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. Randall J. Gordon Robert N. and Nicki N. Gudbranson David and Robin Gunning Clark Harvey and Holly Selvaggi Barbara Hawley and David Goodman Janet D. Heil* Anita and William Heller Dr. Fred A. Heupler Thomas and Mary Holmes John and Hollis Hudak (Miami) Bob and Edith Hudson (Miami)

Ms. Carole Hughes Mr. David and Mrs. Dianne Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Brinton L. Hyde Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Hyland Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson Rudolf D. and Joan T. Kamper Milton and Donna* Katz Dr. Richard and Roberta Katzman Dr. and Mrs. William S. Kiser Cynthia Knight (Miami) Mrs. Justin Krent Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Kuhn Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Lafave, Jr. Mr. Brian J. Lamb David C. Lamb Anthony T. and Patricia A. Lauria Mr. Lawrence B. and Christine H. Levey Dylan Hale Lewis (Miami) Marley Blue Lewis (Miami) Dr. Alan and Mrs. Joni Lichtin

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Mr. Jon E. Limbacher and Patricia J. Limbacher Mr. Rudolf and Mrs. Eva Linnebach Anne R. and Kenneth E. Love Elsie and Byron Lutman Ms. Jennifer R. Malkin Mr. and Mrs. Morton L. Mandel Alan Markowitz M.D. and Cathy Pollard Mr. and Mrs. E. Timothy McDonel Ms. Maureen M. McLaughlin (Miami) James and Virginia Meil David and Leslee Miraldi Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mitchell Curt and Sara Moll Ann Jones Morgan Richard and Kathleen Nord Mr. Thury Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor Mr. Henry Ott-Hansen Ms. MacGregor W. Peck Mr. and Mrs. John S. Piety Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Pogue In memory of Henry Pollak Dr. and Mrs. John N. Posch

William and Gwen Preucil Lois S. and Stanley M. Proctor* Ms. Rosella Puskas Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Quintrell Drs. Raymond R. Rackley and Carmen M. Fonseca Mr. and Mrs. Roger F. Rankin Brian and Patricia Ratner Ms. Deborah Read Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Reid Amy and Ken Rogat Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Ruhl Mrs. Florence Brewster Rutter Drs. Michael and Judith Samuels (Miami) Bob and Ellie Scheuer David M. and Betty Schneider Linda B. Schneider Dr. and Mrs. James L. Sechler Lee and Jane Seidman Charles Seitz (Miami) Mr. Eric Sellen and Mr. Ron Seidman Seven Five Fund Ms. Marlene Sharak

Mrs. Frances G. Shoolroy Naomi G. and Edwin Z. Singer Family Fund David Kane Smith Dr. Marvin and Mimi Sobel Mr. and Mrs. William E. Spatz George and Mary Stark Stroud Family Trust Dr. Elizabeth Swenson 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. Ronald E. Weinberg Robert C. Weppler Tom and Betsy Wheeler Nancy V. and Robert L. Wilcox Sandy Wile and Susan Namen Dr. and Mr. Ann Williams Anonymous (6)

Mr. Robert T. Hexter Dr.* and Mrs. George H. Hoke Dr. Keith A. and Mrs. Kathleen M. Hoover Dr. and Mrs. Scott R. Inkley Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Janus Robert and Linda Jenkins Dr. and Mrs. Richard S. Kaufman James and Gay* Kitson Mrs. Natalie D. Kittredge Dr. Gilles and Mrs. Malvina Klopman Mr. and Ms. James Koenig Mr. James Krohngold Ronald and Barbara Leirvik Irvin and Elin Leonard Robert and LaVerne* Lugibihl Joel and Mary Ann Makee Herbert L. and Rhonda Marcus Martin and Lois Marcus Ms. Nancy L. Meacham Dr. Susan M. Merzweiler Bert and Marjorie Moyar Susan B. Murphy Richard B. and Jane E. Nash Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Osenar Dr. Lewis and Janice B. Patterson

Mr. Robert S. Perry Dr. Robert W. Reynolds Michael Forde Ripich Mrs. Charles Ritchie Carol Rolf and Steven Adler Dr. Lori Rusterholtz Fred Rzepka and Anne Rzepka Family Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Martin I. Saltzman Mr. Paul H. Scarbrough Ginger and Larry Shane Harry and Ilene Shapiro Mr. Richard Shirey Howard and Beth Simon Ms. Lorraine S. Szabo Mr. Taras G. Szmagala, Jr. Mr. Karl and Mrs. Carol Theil Drs. Anna* and Gilbert True Miss Kathleen Turner Margaret and Eric* Wayne Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Weigand Richard Wiedemer, Jr. Tony and Diane Wynshaw-Boris Marcia and Fred* Zakrajsek

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Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Davis Jeffrey and Eileen Davis Mrs. Lois Joan Davis Mr. and Mrs. David G. de Roulet Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Distad Ms. Maureen A. Doerner and Mr. Geoffrey T. White William Dorsky and Cornelia Hodgson Esther L. and Alfred M. Eich, Jr. Harry and Ann Farmer Ms. Karen Feth Mr. Isaac Fisher (Miami) Joan Alice Ford Mr. Paul C. Forsgren Richard J. Frey Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes (Miami) Arthur L. Fullmer Mr. Bennett Gaines Mrs. Georgia T. Garner Mr. Wilbert C. Geiss, Sr. Dr. and Mrs. Edward C. Gelber (Miami) Anne and Walter Ginn Mr. and Mrs. David A. Goldfinger The Thomas J. and Judith Fay Gruber Charitable Foundation Dr. Phillip M. and Mrs. Mary Hall Mr. and Mrs. David P. Handke, Jr. Norman C. and Donna L. Harbert Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Hastings Dr. Robert T. Heath and Dr. Elizabeth L. Buchanan Sally and Oliver Henkel Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hinnes Dr. Randal N. Huff and Ms. Paulette Beech Elisabeth Hugh Ruth F. Ihde Mrs. Carol Lee and Mr. James Iott Richard and Michelle Jeschelnig Dr. Michael and Mrs. Deborah Joyce Mr. Peter and Mrs. Mary Joyce Mr. Stephen Judson Barbara and Michael J. Kaplan Rev. William C. Keene Angela Kelsey and Michael Zealy (Miami) The Kendis Family Trust: Hilary and Robert Kendis and Susan and James Kendis Bruce and Eleanor Kendrick Fred* and Judith Klotzman Jacqueline and Irwin* Kott (Miami) Dr. Ronald H. Krasney and Vicki Kennedy Marcia Kraus Mr. Donald N. Krosin Eeva and Harri Kulovaara (Miami) Mr. and Mrs. S. Ernest Kulp Mrs. Carolyn Lampl Mr. and Mrs. John J. Lane, Jr. Mr. Gary Leidich Ivonete Leite (Miami) Michael and Lois A. Lemr Dr. Edith Lerner Dr. Stephen B. and Mrs. Lillian S. Levine Robert G. Levy Ms. Mary Beth Loud Michael J. and Kathryn T. Lucak Mrs. Idarose S. Luntz Mr. and Mrs. Raul Marmol (Miami) Dr. and Mrs. Sanford E. Marovitz

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New to Severance Hall this season, you can now pre-order your beverages before the concert to enjoy during intermission. Our new pre-order option offers you the beneďŹ t of an intermission without waiting in line. Simply visit one of our conveniently located bars to place and pay for your order before the concert starts.

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SIBELIUS Pohjola’s Daughter PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 * TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 *not part of Friday Morning Matinee

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BRAHMS Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Tragic Overture BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2

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Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus February 8 — Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

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RAVEL Une Barque sur l’océan DEBUSSY La Mer [The Sea] FAURÉ Requiem

Sibelius Violin Concerto February 12 — Thursday at 7:30 p.m. February 14 — Saturday at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Juanjo Mena, conductor Alina Ibragimova, violin

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Violin Concerto SCHOENBERG Pelleas and Melisande

BRAHMS Prelude and Fugue in G minor BRAHMS Two Chorale Preludes BACH Prelude and Fugue in A minor BRAHMS Tragic Overture BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1

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Beethoven’s Seventh March 12 — Thursday at 7:30 p.m. March 13 — Friday at 7:00 p.m. <18s * March 14 — Saturday at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Fabio Luisi, conductor Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano *

FRANCESCONI Cobalt, Scarlet: Two Colors of Dawn LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2* BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 * not part of Fridays@7 concert

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March 15 — Sunday at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Brett Mitchell, conductor with Magic Circle Mime Co. The conductor is set to lead the Orchestra for a very serious concert . . . but who suddenly appears? A bugleplaying mime who wants to sing opera? A tap dancing ballerina? What will happen to the concert?! Learn about music, the orchestra, and the oh-so-important art of listening in this fun-Àlled family concert. Sponsor: The Giant Eagle Foundation

Rachmaninoff’s Romantic Symphony March 19 — Thursday at 7:30 p.m. March 20 — Friday at 11:00 a.m. <18s * March 21 — Saturday at 8:00 p.m. March 22 — Sunday at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Jahja Ling, conductor Daniil Trifonov, piano * Michael Sachs, trumpet *

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Mitsuko Uchida’s Mozart Aprll 9 — Thursday at 7:30 p.m. April 10 — Friday at 8:00 p.m. <18s April 11 — Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

Thursday February 19 at 7:30 p.m. Friday February 20 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday February 21 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday February 22 at 3:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Franz Welser-Möst, conductor YeÀm Bronfman, piano

Many today think of Brahms as a buttoned-up academic, but his music is filled with emotion . . . from bittersweet joy to exuberant happiness, from lighthearted humor to serious introspection. His two piano concertos stand as pillars of the piano repertoire. Hear them both in the same weekend (No. 2 on Thurs/Fri and No. 1 on Sat/Sun), as Franz Welser-Möst and the Orchestra are joined by Yefim Bronfman. Concert Sponsor: BakerHostetler

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MOZART Piano Concerto No. 6 MOZART Symphony No. 34 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 26

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AT SE V E R A N C E H A LL RESTAURANT AND CONCESSION SERVICE Pre-Concert Dining: Severance Restaurant at Severance Hall is open for pre-concert dining for evening and Sunday afternoon performances, and for lunch following Friday Morning Concerts. For reservations, call 216-231-7373, or make your plans on-line by visiting CLEVELANDORCHESTRA . COM . Intermission & Pre-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 BogomolnyKozerefski Grand Foyer, and in the Dress Circle Lobby. Post-Concert Dining: New this season, the Severance Restaurant will be open after evening concerts with à la carte dining, desserts, full bar service, and coffee. Friday Morning Concert postconcert luncheon service continues.

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

ATM — Automated Teller Machine 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.

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

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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 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.

CONCERT PREVIEWS 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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S E A S O N

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA U P C O M I N G

C O N C E R T S

AT SEVERANCE HALL . . .

RACHMANINOFF’S SECOND SYMPHONY

AT THE MOVIES:

VERTIGO

Friday February 13 at 8:00 p.m. THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Brett Mitchell, conductor

The collaboration between director Alfred Hitchcock and composer Bernard Herrmann created a series of unforgettable films. And Vertigo — with its rich, seductive, and complex musical score — is perhaps the greatest achievement of this legendary partnership. In the film’s opening scene, police detective John “Scottie” Ferguson (James Stewart) is afflicted with vertigo during a rooftop chase that results in the death of a fellow officer. An old college chum hires Scottie as a private investigator to follow his wife, Madeleine (Kim Novak). Scottie becomes increasingly enamored of the woman he is following — and observations turn to obsession.

Thursday March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Friday March 20 at 11:00 a.m. * <18s Saturday March 21 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday March 22 at 3:00 p.m. <18s THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Jahja Ling, conductor Daniil Trifonov, piano * Michael Sachs, trumpet*

Following the disastrous reviews of his First Symphony, Rachmaninoff considered giving up composing entirely. But new inspiration and encouragement from friends allowed him to create one of the most Romantic and admired of all his works. Experience the Second Symphony in all its glory, filled with haunting beauty, soaring musical melodies, and the reality of redemption. The program also features Shostakovich’s quirky and fun-filled First Piano Concerto.* * not part of Friday morning concert

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Sponsor: Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

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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