About Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra

Through our continuing partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra, Ideastream Public Media is presenting a new series, "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 interviews with Cleveland Orchestra Music Director, Franz Welser-Möst and Cleveland Orchestra musicians.

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, November 29
Robert Porco, conductor
WEYSE (arr. Wilberg): O Green and Shimmering Tree, Good Day
HUMPERDINCK: Hansel and Gretel: Dream Pantomime
ANON (arr. Hoggard): Personent hodie
TOWER: A New Day
     Alisa Weilerstein, cello
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
TRADITIONAL (arr. Wilcocks): Of the Father's Love Begotten
HOLST: In the bleak midwinter
TRADITIONAL: I Saw Three Ships

Tuesday, November 30
Robert Porco, conductor
SILVESTRI: The Polar Express: Suite
JESSEL (arr. Gould): Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
RUTTER: Shepherd's Pipe Carol
HAYDN: Piano Concerto No. 11
     Emanuel Ax, piano
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
BLAKE: The Snowman: Walking in the Air
RESPIGHI: Three Boticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
MENDELSSOHN (arr. Bennett): Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Wednesday, December 1
Gareth Morrell, conductor
TRADITIONAL (arr. Ledger): O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
TRADITIONAL: In dulci jubilo
BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
MATHIAS: A Babe is Born
REDNER (arr. Luck): O Little Town of Bethlehem

Thursday, December 2
Robert Porco, conductor
ANDERSON: A Christmas Festival
     Todd Boyce, baritone
WILBERG: One December, Bright and Clear
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
TRADITIONAL: Deck the Halls
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Friday, December 3
Robert Porco, conductor
RUTTER: Nativity Carol
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2
     George Szell, conductor
​RUTTER: Angels' Carol

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Monday, December 6
Robert Page, conductor
WORK Jr.: Go Tell It on the Mountain
ANONYMOUS: Ain'ta That Good News!
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
TORMÉ: The Christmas Song

Tuesday, December 7
Robert Shaw, conductor; ±Robert Porco, conductor
HANDEL: Messiah: 'And the glory of the Lord'
BERLIOZ: L'Enfance du Christ: The Shepherds' Farewell
STRAUSS: Macbeth (1888)
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
±ADAM: O Holy Night 
±BENNETT: The Many Moods of Christmas: Medley No. 1
±BERLIN: White Christmas
±TRADITIONAL: We Wish You a Merry Christmas 

Wednesday, December 8
Gareth Morell, conductor
PRAETORIUS: Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
GRUBER: Silent Night
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
     Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
SIBELIUS: Lemminkäinen's Return
     
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Thursday, December 9
Clayton H. Krehbiel, conductor; ±Gareth Morrell, conductor
ANONYMOUS: The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D 
     Joshua Bell, violin
     Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
±JOUBERT: Torches
±SWEELINCK: Hodie Christus natus est
±TRADITIONAL: Of the Father's Love Begotten

Friday, December 10
Robert Porco, conductor
BERLIN: White Christmas
FRANCK: Symphony in d
     Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
TRADITIONAL: Deck the Halls
TRADITIONAL: Fum, fum, fum

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More programs will be listed as they become available.

 

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