TCO concerts the weekend November 8-10, 2018 feature Transir by Matthias Pintscher, a flute concerto that has thrown some absolutely new technical challenges at me. I’m looking forward to diving into this piece with the orchestra and Alain Altinoglu.
I’m pleased to be joining the New York Philharmonic’s flute section as a guest for Alan’s final concerts, in what I think will be a stunning performance of Mahler’s Seventh.
One of my favorite concerts of 17/18 (indeed, of at least the last few years) was a Brahms German Requiem at St. Florian Abbey in Austria. The setting and the acoustics at the abbey are spectacular, and all artists are in top form. I’m so happy that we recorded live that night for ClasArt. Available: TCO store Amazon
The latest collaboration between Mitsuko and The Cleveland Orchestra is released on Decca. At iTunes, Amazon, and others.
We’re on vacation now: resting, Netflix bingeing, making up time with dogs and yards, catching up on house projects, and starting a new semester at CIM. Our most recent international tour finished less than a month ago with an exciting “Eroica” in Lucerne. We played a lot of Strauss, too, at Salzburg and Grafenegg (“Domestica,” “Four Last Songs,” and “Death …
Returning to Mozart next week… Joshua Smith is looking forward to joining Yolanda Kondonassis (harp) and Jane Glover (conductor) and The Cleveland Orchestra for Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp in April, 2016 at Severance Hall. (photo by Roger Mastroianni)
The newest Cleveland Orchestra DVD release is a three-disc set of Brahms’ Orchestral Works recorded live at world-class venues. Available on DVD and Blu-ray, the box set features the four Symphonies, both Piano Concertos, the Violin Concerto, and three other orchestral works. These works were recorded live in three of the world’s most acclaimed concert venues between January 2014 and …
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 8:00pm Palais des Beaux-Arts The Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Joela Jones, piano MESSIAEN L’Ascension: 4 méditations symphoniques MESSIAEN Couleurs de la cité céleste STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG Friday, October 16, 2015, at 8:00pm Philharmonie The Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst, conductor MESSIAEN Chronochromie STRAUSS An Alpine Symphony MILAN, ITALY Teatro alla Scala …
The Cleveland Orchestra (TCO) on Tour: Late Summer Festivals, 2014 WATCH Widmann’s Flûte en suite at the BBC Proms, September 7, 2014 REVIEWS “Above it all the flute line danced, trilled and sang virtually without pause, but soloist Joshua Smith (the orchestra’s principal flautist) handled all this with aplomb.” – The Telegraph, Ivan Hewitt, 8 September 2014 “Joshua …
The Cleveland Orchestra embarks on its
The tour includes six performances of Jörg Widmann’s flute concerto “Flûte en suite,” with Cleveland’s principal flute Joshua Smith, who premiered the concerto in 2011.
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