Upcoming Cleveland Orchestra Concerts on WCLV 104.9

Saturday 8/19 at 8:00pm

2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition – First Concerto Round

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

Georgy Thaidze, piano

Nikta Mndoyants, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No.1 in b-b, Op. 23

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58


Sunday 8/20/17 at 4:00pm       

Archival concert from 3/09/1978

William Steinberg, conductor

Maurizio Pollini, piano

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F, Op, 90

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in d, Op. 15


Saturday 8/26/17 at 8:00pm

Cleveland International Piano Competition – Second Concerto Round

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

Leonardo Colafelice, piano

Dinara Klinton, piano

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in b-b, Op.23


Sunday 8/27/17 at 4:00pm

Archival concert anticipating the Centenary of The Cleveland Orchestra

George Szell, conductor

SIBELIUS: En Saga (12/09/65)

SIBELIUS: (12/09/65)

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7 (Helsinki – 05/23/65)


Saturday 9/02/17 at 8:00pm

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Brett Mitchell, conductor

BRIGGS: Fountain of Youth (world premiere)

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4


Sunday 9/03/17 at 4:00pm

Blossom Music Festival

Jahja Ling, conductor

Gil Shaham, violin

BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture 

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.5 in c, Op. 67


Saturday 9/09/17 at 8:00pm

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus

Brett Mitchell, conductor

BATES: “Sea-Blue Circuitry”

DEBUSSY: Nocturnes (revised version)



Sunday 9/10/17 at 3:00pm

Cleveland Orchestra WCLV Pledge Program

Beethoven Symphonies conducted by George Szell (box set)


Saturday 9/16/17 at 8:00pm

Archival concert from 10/07/1982

Erich Leinsdorf, conductor

MOZART: Divertimento No. 7, K. 205

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 in Bb, Op. 38 “Spring”

STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1910-1911)


Sunday 9/17/17 at 4:00pm

This weekend, The Cleveland Orchestra reprises its innovative production of Leos Janacek's "The Cunning Little Vixen"

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Martina Jankova, soprano (Vixen)

Alan Held, bass-baritone (Forester)

Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo (Fox)

Julie Boulianne, mezzo (Dog)

Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and Children’s Chorus

JANACEK: The Cunning Little Vixon


Saturday 9/23/17 at 8:00pm

Brett Mitchell, conductor

William Preucil, violin

BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from "On the Waterfront"

THOMAS: Violin Concerto No. 3 “Juggler in Paradise”

COPLAND: Symphony No 3


Sunday 9/24/17 at 4:00pm

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Maximilian Schmitt, tenor (Evangelist)

Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone (Christus)

Lauren Snouffer, soprano

Iestyn Davies countertenor

Nicholas Phan, tenor

Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

BACH: St. John Passion


Saturday 9/3017 at 8:00pm

Live from Severance Hall

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

BEETHOVEN: Quartet No. 15 (for string orchestra)

STRAVINSKY:  Rite of Spring


Sunday 10/01/17 at 4:00pm

An archival concert in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Orchestra broadcasts from 1/16/1969, Christoph Eschenbach’s American debut

George Szell, conductor

Christoph Eschenbach, piano

PROKOFIEV:  Lieutenant Kijé Suite

HAYDN: Symphony No. 95 in c

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F, K. 459


Saturday 10/07/17 at 8:00pm

Amsterdam Concertgebouw Concert 6/14/1965

George Szell, conductor

John Browning, piano

WAGNER:  Die Meistersinger Overture

BARBER: Piano Concerto

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9 in C “Great”


Sunday 10/08/17 at 4:00pm

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Lang Lang, piano

PINTSCHER: idyl for orchestra

CHOPIN: Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise Brillante

STRAUSS, R.: Burleske

STRAUSS. R.: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks


Saturday 10/14/17 at 8:00pm

Jahja Ling, conductor

Danill Trifonov, piano

Michael Sachs, trumpet

SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1

RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2


Sunday 10/15/17 at 4:00pm

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

MOZART: Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”

STRAUSS, R: An Alpine Symphony


Saturday 10/21/17 at 8:00pm

Archival concert from 1967 featuring cellist Jacqueline du Pré

Louis Lane, conductor

Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Jacqueline du Pré, cello

RAVEL: “Mother Goose” Suite (1966)

ELGAR: Cello Concerto in e, Op. 85 (1967)

LALO: Cello Concerto in d (1973)


Sunday 10/22/17 at 4:00pm

Archival program observing the Centennial of the Orchestra

George Szell, conductor

Abraham Skernick, viola

CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in g, Op. 6, No. 8 “Christmas”

BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Haydn

BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy


Saturday 10/28/17 at 8:00pm

An archival concert from 1/02/1970

Yehudi Menuhin, conductor and violinist

Hephzibah Menuhin, pianist

BACH: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 15 in Bb, K. 450

BARTOK: Divertimento for Strings

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 4 in c “Tragic”


Sunday 10/29/17 at 4:00pm

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Brett Mitchell, conductor

Katheryn Leemhuis, mezzo

PUTS: “River’s Rush”

BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1, “Jeremiah”

STRAVINSKY: “Pétrouchka” Ballet Music


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