About Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra

Through our continuing partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra, Ideastream Public Media is presenting "Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra," available on radio and online streaming every weekday, immediately after BBC News at Noon.

These hour-long daily presentations will include selections from the ensemble’s recording and concert history, accompanied by a brief overview of the featured music and more.

The Cleveland Orchestra and WCLV, two longtime Northeast Ohio cultural institutions, recognize the value and importance of the arts — especially in helping people across our shared community persevere through trying times. As a result, the Orchestra and Ideastream Public Media are offering a daily dose of musical nourishment by broadcasting this series of weekday programs featuring highlights from past Cleveland Orchestra concerts and recordings.

All selections conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, unless otherwise indicated.

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Monday June 27
BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 3
WALKER: Antiphonys
GRIEG: Holberg Suite

Tuesday June 28
DVORÁK: Scherzo from String Quintet No. 2
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 'Scottish'
MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro: 'Porgi, amor'
     Malin Hartelius, soprano

Wednesday June 29
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
MOZART: Symphony No. 25 'Little G Minor' 
DEBUSSY: Images: 'Ibéria' 

Thursday June 30
George Szell, conductor
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2
     Rudolf Serkin, piano
DVORÁK: Slavonic Dance No. 8

Friday July 1
Lorin Maazel, conductor
GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue
     Riccardo Chailly, conductor; Katia & Marielle Labèque, pianos 
GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess: 'I Got Plenty of Nothing'
     Sir Willard White, baritone

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Monday July 4
COPLAND: An Outdoor Overture
     Louis Lane, conductor
PISTON: The Incredible Flutist: Suite
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Tuesday July 5
DVORÁK: Symphony No. 9 in e 'From the New World'
TCHAIKOVSKY: Finale from Violin Concerto
     Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, violin

Wednesday July 6
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4
     Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist

Thursday July 7
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

Friday July 8
ROSSINI: William Tell: Overture
MOZART: Symphony No. 38 'Prague'
MOZART: Finale from Symphony No. 40

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More programs will be listed as they become available.


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