Upcoming Cleveland Orchestra Concerts on WCLV 104.9

[photo / Roger Mastroianni]
[photo / Roger Mastroianni]

Saturday 8/1/2020          8:00 PM     

Pierre Boulez, conductor Misha Dichter, piano

Thursday July 30 was the 50th anniversary of the death of George Szell. As a memorial for the conductor who was chiefly responsible for bringing The Cleveland Orchestra to worldwide acclaim, we present the Blossom Festival concert that was being given and recorded when word of Szell’s death was received. The concert was conducted by then Principal Guest Conductor Pierre Boulez, who told the members of the Orchestra of Szell’s death following the concert.

George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in C ‘Alexander’s Feast’

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in d Op 15

Sergei Prokofiev: ‘Scythian’ Suite


Sunday 8/2/2020 4:00PM     DOB: 1/14/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Julian Rachlin, violin

Kaija Saariaho: Orion

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op 77

Bedrich Smetana: ‘Ma vlast’: ‘The High Castle, The Moldau, Sarka, From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields’


Saturday 8/8/2020          8:00 PM    DOB: 9/29/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Frank Rosenwein, oboe

Paul Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1 Op 24/1

Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D

Hector Berlioz: ‘Symphonie fantastique’ Op 14           


Sunday 8/9/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 11/10/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Michael Sachs & Jack Sutte, trumpets

Matthias Pintscher: Chutes d’etoile (U.S. premiere)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Op 60

Alexander Scriabin: ‘The Poem of Ecstasy’ Op 54

Ludwig van Beethoven: ‘Grosse Fuge’ in B-Flat Op 133


Saturday 8/15/2020          8:00 PM     DOB: 11/17/12

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano; Women of the Frost Symphonic Chorale, Master Chorale of South Florida & Miami Children's Chorus

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in d


Sunday 8/16/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 1/12/13

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Op 44

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in e Op 93


Saturday 8/22/2020          8:00 PM   DOB: 4/20/13

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

Sean Shepherd: ‘Tuolumne’

Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No.1 in a Op 99

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D Op 60


Sunday 8/23/2020 4:00 PM  DOB: 10/24/13

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Op 55 ‘Eroica’

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in b Op 54


Saturday 8/29/2020          8:00 PM    DOB: 1/25/14

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat D 125

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Op 25

Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz ‘From the Mountains’ Op 292

Johann Strauss Jr: ‘Ritter Pazman’: Czardas Op 441

Josef Strauss: ‘Dragonfly’ Waltz

Johann Strauss Jr: ‘Kiss’ Waltz Op 400

Johann Strauss Jr: ‘Die Fledermaus’: Overture


Sunday 8/30/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 10/4/14

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Op 68 ‘Pastoral’  

Maurice Ravel: ‘Alborada del gracioso’

Maurice Ravel: ‘Valses nobles et sentimentales’

Maurice Ravel: ‘La Valse’


Saturday 9/5/2020 8:00 PM   DOB: 1/10/15

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C K 551 ‘Jupiter’

Maurice Ravel: ‘Daphnis and Chloe’ (complete ballet)


Sunday 9/6/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 3/7/15

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in a


Saturday 9/12/2020 8:00 PM    DOB: 10/18/14

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Joelle Harvey, soprano; Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Hanno Muller-Brachmann, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus & Children’s Chorus

Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b BWV 232


Sunday 9/13/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 1/22/16

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Peter Tchaikovsky: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Overture-Fantasy

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in a Op 54

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in g Op 13 ‘Winter Dreams’


Saturday 9/19/20 (2020-2021 season concert?)


Sunday 9/20/2020 4:00 PM   DOB: 5/28/16

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Erin Wall, soprano; Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano; Norbert Ernst, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Antonin Dvorak: ‘Stabat Mater’


Saturday 9/26/20 8:00 PM    DOB: 3/16/17

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Margot Rood, soprano; Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano; Steven Soph, tenor; Brian Giebler, tenor; James K. Bass, bass; Charles Wesley Evans, bass; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Igor Stravinsky: ‘Fireworks’

Igor Stravinsky: ‘Apollo’

Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Igor Stravinsky: ‘Threni: Lamentations of Jeremiah’


Sunday 9/27/2020 3:00-6:00 PM WCLV Membership Campaign Special


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