The Plain Dealer: December 30, 2007

Where to start? Both here and elsewhere, the year in classical music was filled with striking performances, important developments and poignant leave-takings. …

CityMusic Cleveland: The chamber orchestra that plays free concerts is in high demand throughout the area, which is no surprise. Music Director James Gaffigan and guests offer music-making of delightful verve and sensitivity. The orchestra expanded its base in 2007, adding new venues and presenting a world premiere, Margaret Brouwer’s Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra, which deserves to enter the standard repertoire.

Donald Rosenberg, Plain Dealer Music Critic
To reach this Plain Dealer reporter: drosenberg@plaind.com, 216-999-4269.

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