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Toronto Symphony Picks A New Executive Director

Mark Williams currently serves as chief artistic and operations officer of the Cleveland Orchestra, reporting to music director Franz Welser-Most. – The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
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Cleveland Orchestra Cancels Summer Events

The Cleveland Orchestra has canceled all performances scheduled for this summer, due to COVID-19 health concerns for both audience members and musicians. The 2020 Blossom Music Festival, plus a series of summer concerts at Severance Hall and the annual Star Spangled Spectacular downtown are the latest cancellations as the pandemic continues. Orchestra CEO Andre Gremillet said he’s “cautiously optimistic” about returning in the fall, but even then the audience will probably be limited. "The conce...
Tags: Cleveland, Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, Franz Welser, Andre Gremillet, David C. Barnett, Gremillet

Truly a Wenren—Remembering Chou Wen-chung (1923-2019)

Some reflections by Chen Yi We still don’t want to believe that Professor Chou has passed away. Tears are not enough to express our profound sadness and grief over this tremendous loss. He is a music giant who brought us to and taught us at Columbia University, and mentored us in our creative lives for decades. He has made a huge contribution to the music of our time, yet he is a father-like figure to us. He will be missed by all of us tremendously, and his legacy will live with us forever. Our ...
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Cleveland 'Violins of Hope' segment airing this Sunday on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Violinist Shlomo Mintz performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra and music director Franz Welser-Most during "Violins of Hope" kickoff concert Sept. 27 at the Maltz Performing Arts Center.
Tags: Cbs, Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Violins of Hope, Shlomo Mintz, Franz Welser

Renee Fleming Set for Cleveland Orchestra's Annual Gala

The Cleveland Orchestra announces a Gala Concert on Saturday, October 3, at 7 p.m., with soprano Renee Fleming joining Music Director Franz Welser-Most and The Cleveland Orchestra in performance. Chaired by Norma Lerner, co-chair, Nancy McCann and corporate chair, Key Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Beth Mooney, the Gala Concert supports educational services that the Orchestra provides for the Northeast Ohio community.
Tags: Northeast Ohio, Cleveland Orchestra, Renee Fleming, Franz Welser, Key Bank, Norma Lerner, Nancy McCann, Beth Mooney