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The Cleveland Orchestra European tour

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The Cleveland Orchestra embarks on its 14th international concert tour under the direction of music director Franz Welser-Möst in September 2014, performing thirteen concerts in seven cities between September 7 and 22.
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.

Mr. Smith will make his BBC Proms debut with the UK premiere of “Flûte en suite”, which will be telecast live on BBC Four on September 7th.

September 7 – BBC Proms, London
September 10 – Lucerne Festival
September 11 – Musikfest Berlin
September 13 – Brucknerhaus Linz
September 14 – Musikverein, Vienna
September 22 – Concertgebouw Amsterdam

Widmann Welser Möst SmithPROGRAM NOTES written by the composer

INTERVIEW in The Plain Dealer

AUDIO INTERVIEW with Jörg Widmann and Joshua Smith for WKSU News

PRESS RELEASE The Cleveland Orchestra