arts 02.2.09

"A Knockout" at Carnegie Hall
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Hailed as a "a knockout" by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Cleveland Orchestra brings its signature sound to Carnegie Hall for three evenings of orchestral power and choral bliss.


WED, FEB 4 at 8 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano


LIGETI Atmosphères
WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder (orch. Mottl/Wagner)
R. STRAUSS Eine Alpensinfonie

Similar in purpose to Ligeti's pastoral Atmosphères through its use of sound clusters to represent clouds, Eine Alpensinfonie is a colorful monument to what Strauss described as "eternal, magnificent nature."

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FRI, FEB 6 at 8 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano


GEORGE BENJAMIN Duet for Piano and Orchestra (NY Premiere)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad"

"Although the Seventh, an epic ode for war-torn Leningrad, is the composer's longest symphony, the performance by Welser-Möst and the orchestra soars as they exploit every facet of the score's dramatic potential."—Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tickets start at $38.

This concert, presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Lucerne Festival, is made possible through generous support of Roche.

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SAT, FEB 7 at 8 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano
Nancy Maultsby, Mezzo-Soprano
Stuart Skelton, Tenor
Raymond Aceto, Bass
The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Robert Porco, Director


MOZART Symphony No. 25 in G minor
DEBUSSY Nocturnes
JANÁCEK Glagolitic Mass

Heard in the dramatic opening scene of the film Amadeus, the dynamic Symphony No. 25 reveals Mozart in both his most restless and introspective states. The Glagolitic Mass celebrates what Janácek called "faith in the certainty of a nation."

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Photos: Welser-Möst by Roger Mastroianni, Brueggergosman by Paul Elledge / DG, Aimard © Felix Broede / DG, Maultsby by Lisa Kohler.

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