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Ensemble

Mother Russia

Works by Rimsky-Korsakov,
Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev,
enjoyed by SUZANNE TORREY

 

This season's concerts at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, seem to have a thread that carries over from one week to the next and for the most part, it's resulted in some grand performances and introduced some works rarely heard here. As is always the case, some fine guest conductors take the podium when Franz Welser-Möst is not in town. Pinchas Steinberg conducted the entire concert [Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, 18 October 2012] sans score and was a real audience favorite. I was told that he often speaks from the podium, but this evening he dove right into the program which opened with the orchestra's first full performance of the Suite from Le Coq d'Or ('The Golden Cockerel') by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov...

Copyright © 7 November 2012 Suzanne Torrey,
Cleveland USA

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NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

SERGEI PROKOFIEV

CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

SEVERANCE HALL

CLEVELAND

OHIO

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

RUSSIA

VOCAL MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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