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The Cleveland Orchestra announces exciting January schedule

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The excitement of the Cleveland Orchestra 2013-2014 season continues into January with concerts featuring Brahms, Beethoven and Mozart as well as the annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. fill Severance Hall with outstanding music. What follow are the listings for the month of January.

Julia Fisher plays Brahms
Thursday, January 9, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 10
8:00 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Julia Fischer, violin
BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture
BRAHMS Violin Concerto
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4
Tickets: $31-$149

Saturday, January 11, 2013
8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 12, 2013
3:00 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Julia Fischer, violin
BRAHMS Tragic Overture
BRAHMS Violin Concerto
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2
Tickets: $35-$162

She has been noted by BBC Music Magazine as “one of the great violinist of the 21st century” and the New York Times for her “comprehensive musicianship and instrumental mastery”. Franz Welser-Möst conducts this weekend of concerts devoted to the music of Brahms.

Under 18s Free on January 10 and January 12, 2013: Young people ages 7-17 can attend for free; one free admission per full-price adult ticket purchased.
Student Tickets: $10 ($15 if purchased less than one hour prior to concert start time).

PNC Musical Rainbows
For young people ages 3 to 6
The Cheerful Cello and Vibrant Violin
Friday, January 10, 2013
10:00 a.m.
Bryan Dumm, cello
Molly Fung, violin
Maryann Nagel, host
Laura Silverman, piano
Sponsored by: PNC
Tickets
$7 Adults
Additional Under 18s tickets $7
General Admission
Endowed by the Pysht Fund

Hosted by Maryann Nagel, this concert will bet your children singing, clapping and moving to the music as members of the Cleveland Orchestra and guests perform short solo selections along with kid friendly tunes that introduce their various instruments to the young audience. The concert will be held in the Reinberger Chamber Hall at Severance Hall.

Under 18s Free on January 10: Young people under age 18 can attend for free; one free admission per full-price adult ticket purchased.

Beethoven and Mozart
Thursday, January 16, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 17, 2014
8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
8:00 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst,conductor
Radu Lupu, piano
Mozart Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”)
Widmann Teufel Amor – Sinfonischer Hymnos nach Schiller[U.S. Premiere]
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
Tickets: $31-$162

Renowned pianist Radu Lupu continues the Orchestra’s season long cycle of Beethoven piano concertos. In Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 (created at the height of his creativity) the work begins with a gentle theme played on the piano alone but concludes with the orchestra and piano in a delightful finale. Mozart’s “Prague” Symphony (composed when Mozart was 30) pushes the symphony to its limits while allowing the orchestra to expand into an new dynamic force.

Under 18s Free on January 17: Young people ages 7-17 can attend for free; one free admission per full-price adult ticket purchased.
Student Tickets: $10 ($15 if purchased less than one hour prior to concert start time)

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert
Sunday, January 19, 2014
7:00 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Chelsea Tipton, conductor
Lev Mamuya, cello – Cleveland Orchestra debut
(Junior Winner of the 2013 Sphinx Competition)
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus
William Henry Caldwell, director and conductor

This annual musical performance celebrates the spirit of Dr. King’s life, leadership, and vision with a program of music, song, and community recognition.

Free concert, but tickets are required (limit 2 tickets per household). Tickets will be available via clevelandorchestra.com beginning on Thursday, January 2.
Sponsor: KeyBank

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Open House
Monday, January 20, 2014
12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Severance Hall joins the city-wide celebration of Dr. King’s life with an open house offering instrumental, vocal, and dance performances. Spend the day or spend an hour with us, during this free day of music featuring performances by community musical ensembles and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus. Watch for complete details at clevelandorchestra.com or on our Facebook page. Free event, no tickets are required.

Location:
Severance Hall
11001 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland OH 44106

For tickets and more information: visit clevelandorchestra.com, call 216-231-1111, or email boxoffice@clevelandorchestra.com.

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