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SEASON 5 CONCERTS (2008 – 2009)

 

FIRST CONCERT

Conductor:

Danail Rachev

(guest conductor)

Soloist:

Kyung Sun Lee

(violin)

Edward Arron

(cello)

Program:


Richard Strauss: Prelude to Capriccio

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No.101 in D major (The Clock)

Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto for violin and violoncello

VENUES

Cleveland Heights

Tuesday, September 23
7:30 PM

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

Elyria

Wednesday, September 24
7:30 PM

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

Rocky River

Thursday, September 25
7:30 PM

Rocky River United Methodist Church, 19414 Detroit Rd, Rocky River 44116

Willoughby Hills

Friday, September 26
8:00 PM

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

Slavic Village

Saturday, September 27
7:30 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 East 65th Street, Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH 44105

Strongsville

Sunday, September 28
7:00 PM

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12700 Pearl Rd, Strongsville 44136

SECOND CONCERT

Music Director:

James Gaffigan

Soloist:

Joshua Roman

(cello)

Program:


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ballet Music from Idomeneo

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D major

Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor

VENUES

Cleveland Heights

Wednesday, November 5
7:30 PM

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

Holland, MI

Thursday, November 6
7.30 PM

Dimnent Hall, 277 College Ave, Holland, MI 49423

Erie, PA

Sunday, November 9
2:00 PM

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst College, 501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546

SECOND CONCERT – CHILDREN’s PROGRAM

Music Director:

James Gaffigan

Narrator:

Mwatabu S. Okantah

Program:


Sergei Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony

 

VENUES

Slavic Village

Monday, November 3
10:00 AM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 East 65th Street, Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH 44105

Elyria

Wednesday, November 5
10:00 AM

Elyria High School, 601 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035

Cleveland Heights

Saturday, November 8
3:00 PM

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

THIRD CONCERT

Music Director:

James Gaffigan

Program:


Not-Your-Usual Holiday Concert

Jean Baptiste Lully: March for the Turkish Ceremony

Giaocchino Rossini: Overture to the operaCinderella

Charles Gounod: Finale from the Petite symphonie

Jean Sibelius: Music for the play Belshazzar’s Feast

Ludwig van Beethoven: Turkish March from the play The Ruins of Athens

Arcangelo Corelli: Christmas Concerto, Op.6, no.8

Franz Schubert: Entr’acte III from music for the play Rosamunde

Engelbert Humperdinck: Knusperwaltzer (Gingerbread Waltz) from the opera Hansel and Gretel

VENUES

Cleveland Heights

Tuesday, December 2
7:30 PM

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

Rocky River

FThursday, December 4
7:30 PM

Rocky River United Methodist Church, 19414 Detroit Rd, Rocky River 44116

Willoughby

Friday, December 5
8:00 PM

Willoughby United Methodist Church, 15 Public Sq, Willoughby 44094; 440-942-9068

Slavic Village

Saturday, December 6
8:00 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 East 65th Street, Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH 44105

Elyria

Sunday, December 7
8:00 PM

St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave, Elyria 44035

FOURTH CONCERT

Program:


Chamber Music Masterpieces

Franz Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D.956

Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in Eb Major, Op.20

VENUES

Cleveland Heights

Wednesday, February 18
7:30 PM

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

Rocky River

Thursday, February 19
8:00 PM

Rocky River United Methodist Church, 19414 Detroit Rd, Rocky River 44116

Slavic Village

Friday, February 20
8:00 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 East 65th Street, Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH 44105

Willoughby

Saturday, February 21
8:00 PM

Willoughby United Methodist Church, 15 Public Sq, Willoughby 44094

Elyria

Sunday, February 22
3:00 PM

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

Strongsville

Sunday, February 22
7:30 PM

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12700 Pearl Rd, Strongsville 44136

FIFTH CONCERT

Music Director:

James Gaffigan

Soloist:

Chabrelle Williams

(soprano)

Roy Hage

(tenor)

Matthew Hayward

(baritone)

Program:


Chamber Music Masterpieces

Franz Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D.956

Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in Eb Major, Op.20

VENUES

Cleveland Heights

Tuesday, May 5
7:30 PM

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

Cleveland

Wednesday, May 6
7:00 PM

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

Elyria

Thursday, May 7
7:30 PM

St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave, Elyria 44035

Willoughby Hills

Friday, May 8
8:00 PM

35200 Chardon Rd, Willoughby Hills 44094

Slavic Village

Saturday, May 9
7:00 PM

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 East 65th Street, Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH 44105

Rocky River

Sunday, May 10
7:30 PM

Rocky River United Methodist Church, 19414 Detroit Rd, Rocky River 44116

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