CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA FR ANZ WELSER- MÖST
M U S I C D I R E C TO R
Thursday evening, May 23, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Friday morning, May 24, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.* Saturday evening, May 25, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor EDVARD GRIEG (1843-1907)
JEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957)
2O18 SEASON 2O19
Selections from Peer Gynt, Opus 23 1. Morning Mood (Prelude to Act Four) 2. The Death of Åse 3. At the Wedding (Prelude to Act One)
Songs * 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
Kaiutar [The Echo Nymph] To Evening [Illalle] From an Anxious Heart [Aus banger Brust] Black Roses [Svarta rosor] Come Away, Death! [Kom nu hit, död!] In the Field a Maiden Sings [Im Feld ein Mädchen singt] The Silent City [Der Stille Stadt] Was It a Dream? [Var det en dröm?]
SIMON KEENLYSIDE, baritone
INTER MISSION * RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Aus Italien, Symphonic Fantasy, Opus 16 1. In the Countryside: Andante 2. Amid the Ruins: Fantastic Pictures of Vanished Splendor — Feelings of Sadness and Sorrow in the Midst of Sunniest Surroundings: Allegro molto con brio 3. On the Shores of Sorrento: Andantino 4. Neapolitan Folk Life: Allegro molto
Thursday’s concert is co-sponsored by Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP. Simon Keenlyside’s appearance with The Cleveland Orchestra is made possible by a contribution to the Orchestra’s Guest Artist Fund from Eleanore T. and Joseph E. Adams. The Thursday evening performance is dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. LaBarre in recognition of their extraordinary generosity in support of The Cleveland Orchestra. * The Friday Morning Concert is performed without intermission and features the works by Grieg and Strauss.
Severance Hall 2018-19
Concert Program — Week 23
May 23-25 Sibelius & Strauss May 30- June 1 An American in Paris