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Archive for June, 2008

The long-term plans of the Cleveland Orchestra include a longer relationship with Music Director Franz Welser Most.

The orchestra announced today that the Austrian conductor will be on the podium at Severance Hall through its centennial season.

Welser Most became the Cleveland Orchestra’s seventh music director in 2002 . The following year his initial five-year contract was extended to 2012. The contract announced today extends through the 2017-2018 season.

Cleveland Orchestra Public Relations Director Ana Papakhian says the announcement came in a private meeting today at Severance Hall:

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Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Most recently sat down with WKSU’s David Roden to discuss the upcoming Blossom season and next weekend’s Severance Hall production of Dvorak’s opera, Rusalka. Look for more on Blossom later – in the meantime, here is Roden’s interview on Rusalka in 6 parts.

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Ries Roller CoasterI’ve had symphonies leave me just about breathless, but this is the first one that’s threatened to make me dizzy.

Ferdinand Ries was one of Beethoven’s students. Though he’s not too well known in the States, he’s a minor favorite in some of the German-speaking nations. An ad agency, Euro RSCG Zürich, produced this as a promotional piece for the Zürich Chamber Orchestra, using the music and the score from Ries’s second symphony in a surprising and creative way. (Hint: watch the note values as they go by.)

Zurich Chamber Orchestra Rides the Rails

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