by Daniel Hathaway
First opportunities to hear two repeating programs:
The Cleveland Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Semyon Bychkov for Martinů’s Concerto for Two Pianos with Katia and Marielle Labèque (pictured), Julian Anderson’s Symphony No. 2 (“Prague Panoramas”), and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture (7:30 at Severance Music Center, repeated on Saturday at 8).
And City Music presents “Christmas, Beethoven, and Mambo” with guest conductor Stefan Willich and Cleveland Orchestra French hornist Hans Clebsch (7:30 at Fairmount Presbyterian, repeated at the same hour on Friday at Lakewood Congregational Church and Saturday at the Shrine of St. Stanislaus, and Sunday at 4:00 at St. Noel Catholic Church).
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Baldwin Wallace reports that the university has claimed two national awards for opera productions this month, the latest on Monday night in New York. “The national recognition includes kudos for a virtual opera festival featuring new Micro Operas performed by BW voice students, as well as applause for the spring production of We’ve Got Our Eye On You.” Read the article here. [Read more…]