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World-renowned violinist joins Cleveland Orchestra for Rachmaninoff concert

The Cleveland Orchestra performs at Severance Hall, where last week they featured soloist Leonidas Kavakos.

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015

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

The Cleveland Orchestra began their season with An Alpine Symphony.

Darcy Martinez, Contributing Reporter

October 2, 2015

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...

A conversation with Grammy-winning CIM professor Jason Vieaux

Zsolt Bognár, Contributing Reporter

February 20, 2015

On the night stars from every genre accepted one of the greatest honors available to musicians, Cleveland took home two of them. Feb. 8 netted the city two Grammy awards. One of them went to Cleveland Institute of Music Professor Jason Vieaux, who took home the award for Best Classical Instrumental...

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