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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Marin Alsop, Jared Bendis and Jason Lawhead

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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Marin Alsop, Jared Bendis and Jason Lawhead Dan Polletta welcomes acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop who leads The Cleveland Orchestra this week at Severance Hall. Plus our resident tech guy Jared Bendis of Case Western Reserve University shares some tech toy ideas for the holiday season. And we meet Cleveland-born comedian Jason Lawhead who's onstage this week at Hilarities.

Additional Information

Marin Alsop leads The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall Friday, November 29 - Sunday, December 1.

Jared Bendis is the Creative New Media Officer for Case Western Reserve University
Click here for Jared’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Jason Lawhead performs at Hilarities November 27 & December 1st at Hilarities 4th Street Theater.

photo by Grant Leighton

Marin Alsop’s talks to NPR’s Scott Simon about Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” on Weekend Edition Saturday.


Arts and Culture, Music, Science, Technology, Holiday


Marin Alsop, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Jared Bendis, Case Western Reserve University

Jason Lawhead, comedian

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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Friday 11:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM

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Monday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM / 8:00 AM

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Saturday 6:30 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM

The Sound of Applause

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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer