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For some, the Cleveland Orchestra means business
Orchestra helps Northeast Ohio connect with Asian markets, and vice versa
by WKSU's VIVIAN GOODMAN


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The CEO of Quality Electrodynamics of Mayfield Village, Ohio is starting the day with coffee at his favorite Tokyo hotel, the Imperial. Tonight, Hiroyuki Fujita is taking a number of important colleagues to Suntory Hall to hear Franz Welser Most conduct the Cleveland Orchestra.
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The Cleveland Orchestra’s Asian tour comes at a time when China, India, Japan and Korea are aiming for  major roles in international business. Japan is still climbing out of a long recession, but remains one of the biggest markets for western classical music. And there’s no shortage of concert-goers even at Tokyo ticket prices of up to $250.
 
Most of the Cleveland Orchestra concerts in Tokyo are sold out, and as WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports , that’s encouraging to Northeast Ohio-based companies who do business worldwide:
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