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Experimental and romantic music clash at Cleveland Orchestra concert

Ellie Rambo, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Severance Hall stage was crowded with musicians last week as the orchestra prepared to perform Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony. The seats were also filled—it was clear that the program appealed to many people, and a special price for student tickets was also a draw. “I enjoy Shostakovitch and...

World-renowned violinist joins Cleveland Orchestra for Rachmaninoff concert

World-renowned violinist joins Cleveland Orchestra for Rachmaninoff concert

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Case Western Reserve University often advertises to prospective students that one of the best orchestras in the world plays almost every weekend just off of campus. But some students do not take advantage of the opportunity. The concert on Saturday, Nov. 7, featuring Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances,...

Cleveland Orchestra begins season at Severance

Cleveland Orchestra begins season at Severance

Darcy Martinez, Contributing Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Cleveland Orchestra opened their 2015-2016 season on Thursday, Sept. 24 with “An Alpine Symphony,” an intense and dynamic performance. Conductor Franz Welser-Möst described the piece as an exploration of “the metaphysical relationship between humanity and the natural world.” Attendees...

Local January events

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Show: “Disney on Ice Presents Frozen” Location: Quicken Loans Arena Dates: Jan. 9-18 Tickets: $20+ See your friends Olaf and Elsa figure skate at the Q. Get your tickets today for the “Disney on Ice Presents Frozen” ice spectacle. The use of lighting, pyrotechnics and illuminated ic...

The Cleveland Orchestra offers deals for students

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

August 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Music

Did you know that 19,838 students attended performances at both Blossom and Severance Hall last year? That’s probably because Severance Hall offers CWRU students some of the best deals there are around to see one of the top orchestras in the world. Students can sign up for the Student Advantage...

Severance offers orchestra discounts to CWRU students.

Severance offers orchestra discounts to CWRU students.

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

November 1, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

Walking into Severance Hall is a different and sometimes new experience for most college students. Opposite the loud, grungy, and often smelly venues like Peabody's and the Grog Shop, a regal atmosphere instantly hits you when you enter the timeless lobby. As you work your way through the direction...

B.o.B Versus Berloiz

B.o.B Versus Berloiz

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

October 5, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

While many Case Western Reserve University students were donning their school colors for the Homecoming football game, I wore my best dress for my first Cleveland Orchestra concert. Severance Hall was as busy as any part of CWRU this past weekend. Fancily-clad people of all ages bustled around the buildi...

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