Cleveland Orch reopens Blossommain
In line with Boston rolling out its Tanglewood summer schedule, Cleveland is also soundg hopeful.
To commemorate Independence Day and the Orchestra’s first concert at Blossom since 2019, former Cleveland Orchestra associate conductor Brett Mitchell leads music by acclaimed American composers.
An all-Mozart program will be presented July 11 under the baton of Jane Glover. The Great American Songbook comes to Blossom, performed by Broadway star vocalist Capathia Jenkins and led by Lucas Waldin on July 18.
Venezuelan conductor and music director of the San Diego Symphony Rafael Payare makes his Cleveland Orchestra debut on July 25 in Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”).
On August 1, Herbert Blomstedt returns to Blossom for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Karina Canellakis, Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, makes her Cleveland Orchestra debut on August 15 with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.
Former Cleveland Orchestra resident conductor Jahja Ling leads Brahms’s Third Symphony on August 22.
Originally scheduled to make her Cleveland Orchestra debut last season, Elim Chan will lead the ensemble for the first time on August 28, in a program featuring Elgar’s powerful and mysterious Enigma Variations.