CLEVELAND—March 16, 2014

TCO102413-MastroianniThe Cleveland Orchestra has released program details for its 97th season in 2014-2015.

Highlights include performances of J.S. Bach’s Mass in b-minor, a three-program celebration of Pierre Boulez’s 90th birthday, and Strauss’s opera Daphne, all conducted by music director Franz Welser-Möst, and Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust, led by guest conductor Charles Dutoit.

Guest artists include pianists Yefim Bronfman, Lang Lang, Mitsuko Uchida, Jorge Federico Osorio, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Daniil Trifonov, Jeremy Denk and Marc-André Hamelin, violinists Hilary Hahn, Vadim Gluzman, Alina Ibragimova and Christian Tetzlaff, mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill, cellists Alisa Weilerstein and Gautier Capuçon, and conductors Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Jahja Ling, Fabio Luisi, James Gaffigan, Robin Ticciati, Giancarlo Guerrero, Jakub Hrůša, Tugan Sokhiev, Juanjo Mena, Lionel Bringuier, Susanna Mälkki and Bernard Labadie.

The season includes a special appearance by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony with violinist Gil Shaham.

The Joffrey Ballet will join the orchestra at the State Theatre for seven holiday performances of The Nutcracker conducted by Tito Muñoz.

The complete schedule follows.

The Cleveland Orchestra
2014-15 Season at Severance Hall

*  denotes Cleveland Orchestra debut / first performance
** denotes Severance Hall debut

Saturday, OCTOBER 4, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, OCTOBER 5, 2014 at 3 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)
RAVEL Alborada del gracioso
RAVEL Valses nobles et sentimentales
RAVEL La Valse

Thursday, OCTOBER 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, OCTOBER 12, 2014 at 3 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

MATTHIAS PINTSCHER idyl, for orchestra
World premiere — Cleveland Orchestra Co-commission
CHOPIN Andante spianato et Grand Polonaise brillante
STRAUSS Burleske
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

Friday, OCTOBER 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Lang Lang, piano
KeyBank Fridays@7

MATTHIAS PINTSCHER idyl, for orchestra
World premiere — Cleveland Orchestra Co-commission
STRAUSS Burleske
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

GALA PROGRAM
Saturday, OCTOBER 11, 2014 at 7 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1

Thursday, OCTOBER 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, OCTOBER 18, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Joélle Harvey, soprano*
Iestyn Davies, countertenor*
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Hanno Müller-Brachmann, bass*
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus

BACH Mass in B minor

Thursday, OCTOBER 23, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, OCTOBER 24, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, OCTOBER 25, 2014 at 8 p.m.
James Gaffigan, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

BACH Violin Concerto No. 2
BRAHMS Schicksalslied (“Song of Destiny”)
BACH Violin Concerto No. 1
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5 (“Reformation”)

Thursday, OCTOBER 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, NOVEMBER 1, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Robin Ticciati, conductor
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano*

TOSHIO HOSOKAWA Meditation*
BERLIOZ Les Nuits d’été
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 (“Rhenish”)

Friday, OCTOBER 31, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Robin Ticciati, conductor
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano*

BERLIOZ Les Nuits d’été
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 (“Rhenish”)

Thursday, NOVEMBER 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, NOVEMBER 9, 2014 at 3 p.m.
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

ARVO PÄRT Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
ELGAR Cello Concerto
JOHN ADAMS Harmonielehre

Saturday, NOVEMBER 15, 2014 at 8 p.m.
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

LISZT Mephisto Waltz No. 1 (Dance in the Village Inn)
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5 (“Turkish”)
SAMUEL CARL ADAMS Drift and Providence
RAVEL Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloé

State Theater, PlayhouseSquare
Wednesday, NOVEMBER 26, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Friday, NOVEMBER 28, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Friday, NOVEMBER 28, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, NOVEMBER 29, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, NOVEMBER 29, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 at 7 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Tito Munoz, conductor
The Joffrey Ballet
Ashley Wheater, artistic director

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker [complete ballet]

Thursday, DECEMBER 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, DECEMBER 6, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano*

FALLA Suite from El amor brujo
FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

Friday, DECEMBER 5, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano*
KeyBank Fridays@7

FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

Thursday, JANUARY 8, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, JANUARY 9, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, JANUARY 10, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Boulez 90th Birthday Celebration Concerts

MOZART Symphony No. 41 (“Jupiter”)
RAVEL Daphnis and Chloé (complete ballet music)

Thursday, JANUARY 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Boulez 90th Birthday Celebration Concert

WEBERN Variations for Orchestra
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird (1919)
BOULEZ sur Incises

Friday, JANUARY 16, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, JANUARY 17, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Boulez 90th Birthday Celebration Concerts

RYAN WIGGLESWORTH New Work
World premiere — Cleveland Orchestra Commission
MAHLER Symphony No. 6 (“Tragic”)

Friday, JANUARY 23, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, JANUARY 24, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Jakub Hrůša, conductor
William Preucil, violin

JANÁČEK Jealousy*
DVOŘÁK Violin Concerto
MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition [transcribed for orchestra by Maurice Ravel]

Thursday, JANUARY 29, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, JANUARY 31, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor*
Vadim Gluzman, violin*

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5

Friday, JANUARY 30, 2015 at 11 a.m.
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor*

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5

Thursday, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, FEBRUARY 14, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Juanjo Mena, conductor*
Alina Ibragimova, violin*

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

Thursday, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
HAYDN Symphony No. 40*
BRAHMS Selected Hungarian Dances

Saturday, FEBRUARY 21, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, FEBRUARY 22, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

HAYDN Symphony No. 39
BRAHMS Variations on a Theme by Haydn
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1

Thursday, MARCH 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, MARCH 14, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Fabio Luisi, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

LUCA FRANCESCONI Cobalt, Scarlet: Two Colors of Dawn*
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Friday, MARCH 13, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Fabio Luisi, conductor
KeyBank Fridays@7

LUCA FRANCESCONI Cobalt, Scarlet: Two Colors of Dawn*
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Thursday, MARCH 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, MARCH 21, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, MARCH 22, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Jahja Ling, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano **
Michael Sachs, trumpet

SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 1
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

Friday, MARCH 20, 2015 at 11 a.m.
Jahja Ling, conductor

RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

Thursday, APRIL 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, APRIL 10, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, APRIL 11, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Mitsuko Uchida, piano and conductor
William Preucil, concertmaster and leader

Program includes:
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 6
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 26 (“Coronation”)

Thursday, APRIL 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, APRIL 18, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Gautier Capuçon, cello*

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1
SCHMITT Suite from La Tragédie de Salomé
RAVEL Boléro

Friday, APRIL 17, 2015 at 11 a.m.
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Gautier Capuçon, cello*

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1
RAVEL Boléro

Thursday, APRIL 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, APRIL 25, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Susanna Mälkki, conductor*
Jeremy Denk, piano*

SIBELIUS The Oceanides
BARTÓK Piano Concerto No. 3
STRAVINSKY Pétrouchka [1947 revision]

Thursday, APRIL 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, MAY 2, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano*
Richard King, horn
Jesse McCormick, horn – Cleveland Orchestra solo debut

HAYDN Overture to L’isola disabitata*
HAYDN Concerto for Two Horns in E-flat major*
HAYDN Piano Concerto in D major
HAYDN Symphony No. 101 (“The Clock”)

Friday, MAY 1, 2015 at 11 a.m.
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano*

HAYDN Overture to L’isola disabitata*
HAYDN Piano Concerto in D major
HAYDN Symphony No. 101 (“The Clock”)

Thursday, MAY 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, MAY 9, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, MAY 10, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Ruxandra Donose, mezzo-soprano
Paul Groves, tenor
Christopher Feigum, baritone
Willard White, bass
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

BERLIOZ The Damnation of Faust

Thursday, MAY 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, MAY 16, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin

HINDEMITH Concert Music for Strings and Brass
JŐRG WIDMANN Violin Concerto*
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)

Friday, MAY 15, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
KeyBank Fridays@7

JŐRG WIDMANN Violin Concerto*
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)

Friday, MAY 22, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)
STRAUSS Symphonia domestica

Wednesday, MAY 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, MAY 30, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Regine Hangler, soprano (Daphne)*
Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano (Gaea)
Andreas Schager, tenor (Apollo)*
Norbert Ernst, tenor (Leukippos)*
Ain Anger, bass (Peneios)
Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

STRAUSS Daphne (Opera in One Act)*
(Sung in German with English supertitles)

Thursday, MAY 28, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)
STRAUSS Symphonia domestica

Friday, MAY 29, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

MESSIAEN Hymne
MESSIAEN Chronochromie
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 5

Published on ClevelandClassical.com March 17, 2014

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