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The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, concert programming, and community engagement. Even if you can't be at Severance Hall or Blossom Music Center in person, you can hear The Cleveland Orchestra each week in live or recorded radio broadcasts. 2016 marks the 51st Broadcast Season for the Cleveland Orchestra, which under Music Director Franz Welser-Möst presents 26 concerts.

The Cleveland Orchestra

12/4      Delius:  Brigg Fair Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto R. Strauss: Don Quixote (Frank Rosenwein, o; Wes Collins, vla; Mark Kosower, c; Andrew Davis, cond)

12/11    100th anniversary concert  Brahms:  Symphony No. 3, Piano Concerto No. 1 (Maurizio Pollini, p; William Steinberg, cond)

12/18    Archival concert Brahms: Violin Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 (David Oistrakh, v; Oistrakh and George Szell, cond)


We'll hear Verdi's Ballet Music for MacBeth on the November 27th broadcast.

Salzburger Nachrichten

Austrian conductor Franz Welser-Möst,  currently Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra, is one of today's most distinguished conductors.  Welcome to this new 26-week season of concerts.

December 2016 Listings for the Cleveland Orchestra

Dec 1, 2016

This month, the Cleveland Orchestra hosts two international piano competitions, and you can hear all the action here on Classical 91.5

November 2016 Listings for the Cleveland Orchestra

Oct 27, 2016

This month, we hear the past, present, and future Cleveland Orchestra, with recent performances of Brahms Concertos and Symphonies, a concert from the Cleveland Youth Symphony, and an archival recording of a concert conducted by the late Lorin Maazel with Mstislav Rostropovich, this month on Classical 91.5.

The Orchestra's new Executive Director Andre Gremillet points to the neighborhood residencies as an important way to create new connections between the musicians and people across the region.

"It's all about how do you make more of an impact," says Gremillet.  "How do you make a difference as an orchestra in the community where you are?"

Read more about the Cleveland Orchestras impact on communities around Cleveland.

This month, the Cleveland Orchestra will play Brahams' Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Elgar's Enigma Variations, Haydn's Symphony No. 6 Le Matin, and more, on Classical 91.5.  See all

9/7        Prokofiev: Divertissement Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello, Double Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 (William Preucil, v; Mark Kosower, c; Franz Welser-Möst, cond)

This month, the Cleveland Orchestra will play "The Great", Schubert's Symphony No. 9, plus an archived all Stravinsky concert (August 24), Handel's Messiah, and more, on Classical 91.5.

8/3        Chavez: Symphony No. 2, Sinfonia India Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, Organ (Joannes Moser, c; Joela Jones, org; Giancarlo Guerrero, cond)