December 2015 listings for the Cleveland Orchestra

December 2015 listings for the Cleveland Orchestra

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Hear music in response to Mussolini's regime on Dec. 2nd.

This month, we hear Dallapiccola's Songs of Imprisonment, which was the composer's direct response to Mussolini's race laws and was premiered on Brussels Radio weeks before the Nazi invasion of Belgium. The Cleveland Orchestra performs it on Dec. 2nd. 

12/2      Schubert: Mass No. 4 Dallapiccola: Songs of Imprisonment Hindemith:  Mathis der Maler (Catherine Bomstein, s; Susan Toth Shafer, ms; Rodney Keen, t; Daryl Phillips, bs-bar; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; Lorin Maazel, cond)

12/9      Bartok: Two Portraits, Cello Concerto Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 (Janos Starker, c; Christoph von Dohnányi, cond)

12/16    Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Christmas Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn Berlioz: Harold in Italy (Abraham Skernick, vla; George Szell, cond)
12/23    Mozart:  Serenade No.13, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Symphony No. 13, Symphony in D, Piano Concerto No. 26, Coronation, Symphony No. 33 (Bruno Leonardo Gelber, p; Lorin Maazel, cond)
12/30    Beethoven:  Missa  Solemnis (Saramae Endich, s; Florence Kopleff, a; Ernest Haefliger, t; Ezio Flagello, bs; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; George Szell, cond)