Christoph von Dohnányi and The Cleveland Orchestra

Thursday, April 1, 2010 ·

Music Director Laureate Christoph von Dohnányi returns to Cleveland this week to conduct The Cleveland Orchestra on April 1 and 3 in performances of Brahms's Symphony No. 1 and Mozart's Symphony Concertante, K. 364, with Concertmaster William Preucil and Principal Viola Robert Vernon as soloists.


Mr. Dohnányi, whose 80th birthday (September 8, 2009) is being celebrated worldwide this season, served as Music Director of the Orchestra from 1984 to 2002, when he was designated Music Director Laureate.

Listen to an interview with Mr. Dohnányi from WCPN 90.3 FM's Around Noon program, or view a photo slideshow of photos from his time with the Orchestra.



2 comments:

Mark said...
April 01, 2010 3:29 PM  

Wish I could be there!

e said...
April 02, 2010 9:11 PM  

This must be exactly what Brahms had in mind---flexible, seamless, organic whole. No one does it better than Christoph and the Cleveland Orchestra!

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