by Peter Feher
The Cleveland Orchestra told a familiar story, but with some unfamiliar faces, on July 9 at Blossom Music Center. The narrative sweep of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade was the highlight of an all-Romantic program that let several excellent young musicians take center stage.
From the podium, Elim Chan set an ambitious tone for the evening. The rising star conductor, here in her Cleveland Orchestra debut, has a commanding style, and every twist and turn in Saturday’s performance tracked closely with her baton. [Read more…]