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SEASON 4 CONCERTS (2007 – 2008)


FIRST CONCERT

Conductor:

James Gaffigan

Soloist:

JinJoo Cho

(violin)

Angela Mortellaro

(soprano)

Program:


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Overture to the opera The Abduction from the Seraglio



Samuel Barber:

Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (Angela Mortallaro, mezzo-soprano)



Felix Mendelssohn:

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64 (Jinjoo Cho, violin)



Maurice Ravel:

Mother Goose – Five Childlike Pieces

VENUES

Cleveland

Wednesday, October 10
7.00 PM

St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Ave., Cleveland 44103

Elyria

Thursday, October 11
7.30 PM

St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria 44035

Willoughby Hills

Friday, October 12
8:00 PM

St. Noel Church, 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, 44094

Cleveland

Saturday, October 13
8:00 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, Slavic Village, 3649 E. 65th St., Cleveland 44105

Rocky River

Sunday, October 14
7:30 PM

Rocky River Presbyterian Church, 21750 Detroit Rd., Rocky River 44116

SECOND CONCERT

Conductor:

Andrew Grams

Program:


Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3, P.172

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento for Strings, K.137

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op.48

VENUES

Willoughby

Thursday, September 13
7.00 PM

In front of City Hall, Willoughby, Ohio

THIRD CONCERT

Guest Conductor:

Julian Kuerti

Soloist:

Megan Levin

(harp)

Program:


FIRE AND ICE



Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus

Joseph Suk: Meditation on the old Czech chorale “St. Wenceslas”

Claude Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane, for harp and string orchestra

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No.59 (“Fire”)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: German Dances, K.605 (“Sleigh Ride”)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Prayer from Suite No. 4 (“Mozartiana”)

Antonín Dvorák: Legends, Op.59, Nos. 6, 5, 9 and 7

VENUES

Cleveland

TWednesday, December 12
7:30 PM

St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Ave., Cleveland 44103

Willoughby

Thursday, December 13
7:30 PM

Willoughby United Methodist Church, 15 Public Square, Willoughby 44094

Elyria

Friday, December 14
7:30 PM

Elyria First United Methodist Church, 312 Third St., Elyria 44035

Cleveland

Saturday, December 15
8:00 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, Slavic Village, 3649 E. 65th St., Cleveland 44105

FOURTH CONCERT

Conductor:

James Gaffigan

Program:


STRINGS ATTACHED


Edvard Grieg: Erotik from Lyric Pieces, Op.43

Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)

Franz Schreker: Intermezzo for string orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music)

VENUES

Cleveland

Wednesday, February 20
7:00 PM

St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Ave., Cleveland 44103

Elyria

Thursday, February 21
8:00 PM

Elyria First United Methodist Church, 312 Third St., Elyria 44035

Willoughby

Friday, February 22
8:00 PM

Willoughby United Methodist Church, 15 Public Square Willoughby, OH 44094

Slavic Village

Saturday, February 23
8:00 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, Slavic Village, 3649 E. 65th St., Cleveland 44105

Cleveland Heights

Sunday, February 24
2:00 PM

Fairmount Presbyterian Church, 2757 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights 44118

Westlake

Sunday, February 24
8:00

Westlake Schools Performing Arts Center, 27830 Hilliard Blvd, Westlake, 44145

FIFTH CONCERT

Conductor:

James Gaffigan

Soloist:

Jennifer Koh

Program:


REVOLUTIONARY MUSIC



Antonio Vivaldi: Sinfonia in B minor (Al santo sepulcro)

György Ligeti: Violin Concerto

Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.1


ART EXHIBIT: Watercolors by the Plein Air Painters of Cleveland

VENUES

Cleveland Heights

Tuesday, May 6
7:30 PM

Fairmount Presbyterian Church, 2757 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights 44118

Cleveland

Wednesday, May 7
7:00 PM

St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Ave., Cleveland 44103

Elyria

Thursday, May 8
7:30 PM

St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria 44035;

Willoughby Hills

Friday, May 9
8:00 PM

St. Noel Church, 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, 44094

Slavic Village

Saturday, May 10
7:30 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, Slavic Village, 3649 E. 65th St., Cleveland 44105

Westlake

Sunday, May 11
7:00PM

Westlake Schools Performing Arts Center. 27830 Hilliard Blvd, Westlake, 44145

SIXTH CONCERT

Cellist:

Matt Haimovitz

Program:


BACH @ HOME – A BENEFIT RECITAL

Enjoy an intimate recital of the music of J.S. Bach performed by the world-renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz


6:oo pm Cocktails



7:oo pm Suites for Cello

by Johann Sebastian Bach

Matt Haimovitz, cello



8:oo pm Moroccan Dinner


The Pioneer Cellist Matt Haimovitz

Cellist Matt Haimovitz is a musical pioneer. He has inspired classical music lovers and won over countless new
listeners by bringing his artistry to concert halls and clubs, outdoor festivals and intimate coffee houses — any place where
passionate music can be heard. In 2000, Matt made waves and won acclaim with his Bach “Listening-Room” Tour, for which he took the
beloved cello suites out of the concert hall and into clubs and coffeehouses across the US, Canada, and the UK.

VENUES

Cleveland

May 24
6:00 PM

at a beautiful home on Fairmount Boulevard

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