The Cleveland Orchestra: Centennial Season

The 2017-18 season marks The Cleveland Orchestra’s 100th, and in this 53rd year of broadcasts, we observe the Centennial by featuring many of the best concerts from this remarkable season. Beloved guest conductors and soloists help the Orchestra celebrate this milestone: Michael Tilson Thomas, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Daniil Trifonov, Alan Gilbert, Emanuel Ax, Alisa Weilerstein and more! And of course, we honor the artistry of Music Director Franz Welser-Möst with concerts featuring Mahler’s 6th and 9th Symphonies, Wagner’s masterpiece, Tristan and Isolde, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, and a commission by Johannes Maria Staud. So much for your listeners to enjoy!



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CORN 1801 - FTP upload: 03/27/18  Release date: 04/01/18
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Quartet No. 15 (for string orchestra, augmented by Welser-Möst)
STRAVINSKY:  The Rite of Spring

CORN 1802 - FTP upload: 04/03/18  Release date: 04/08/18
Concert from the Musikverein 
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
DEBUSSY: Nocturnes: Nuages et Fêtes
MAHLER: Symphony No. 6 “Tragic”

CORN 1803 - FTP upload: 04/10/18  Release date: 04/15/18
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
ELGAR: Serenade in e
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1
ELGAR: Enigma Variations

CORN 1804 - FTP upload: 04/17/18  Release date: 04/22/18
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
RAMEAU: Dardanus Suite
MOZART:  Piano Concerto No. 9 “Jeunehomme”
GLUCK: Don Juan Suite
MOZART: Symphony No. 36 “Linz”

CORN 1805 - FTP upload: 04/24/18  Release date: 04/29/18
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
STAUD: Stromab (a Cleveland Orchestra commission)
MAHLER: Symphony No. 9

CORN 1806 - FTP upload: 05/01/18  Release date: 05/06/18
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3&
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1
PROKOFIEV:  Selections from Romeo and Juliet

CORN 1807 - FTP upload: 05/08/18  Release date: 05/13/18
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano
STRAVINSKY: Scenes de ballet
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 “Pathetique”

CORN 1808 - FTP upload: 05/15/18  Release date: 05/20/18
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
DVORAK: The Watersprite
BARBER: Cello Concerto
DVORAK:  Symphony No. 8

CORN 1809 - FTP upload: 05/22/18  Release date: 05/27/18
Harry Bicket, conductor
HANDEL:  Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 11
RAMEAU:  Suite from Les Boréades
PURCELL:  Suite from King Arthur
HANDEL:  Music for the Royal Fireworks

CORN 1810 - FTP upload: 05/29/18  Release date: 06/03/18
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Gerhard Siegel, tenor (Tristan)
Nina  Stemme, soprano (Isolde)
Okka von der Damerau, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne)
Ain Anger, bass (King Marke)
Alan Held, baritone (Kurwenal)
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone (Melot)
Matthew Plenk, tenor (Young Sailor/Shepherd)
Men of  the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
WAGNER  Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act  1)

CORN 1811 - FTP upload: 06/05/18  Release date: 06/10/18
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
For soloists, see program 1811.
Men of The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
WAGNER:  Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act  2)

CORN 1812 - FTP upload: 06/12/18  Release date: 06/17/18
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
For soloists see program 1811.
Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
WAGNER: Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act 3)

CORN 1813 - FTP upload: 06/19/18  Release date: 06/24/18
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano; Jennifer Johnston, mezzo
Norbert  Ernst, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fugue (adapted for string orchestra)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony  No. 9 “Choral”

Programs subject to change. 

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