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Linz — Beethoven & Stravinsky

Thursday evening
12 October 2017
at 7:30 p.m.

This concert is presented
in
Linz, Austria, as part
of
The Cleveland Orchestra's
2017 European Tour.    

CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

Brucknerhaus
Linz, Austria

The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

BEETHOVEN - Quartet No. 15 (performed with string orchestra) 
STRAVINSKY - The Rite of Spring [Le sacre du printemps]

    
The autumn 2017 European Tour includes an extended itinerary, with concerts in Hamburg, Linz, Luxembourg, Paris, and Vienna, and features special encore performances of the Orchestra’s ground-breaking 2014 production of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen directed by Yuval Sharon. Two performances of this production, which blends together live singers with projected animation, will be presented at Vienna’s Musikverein; this will be the first time an opera has ever been presented in a staged production format at the historic concert hall. Of this production, The New York Times “… the Cleveland ‘Vixen,’ performed at the orchestra’s spectacularly resonant home theater, Severance Hall, was designed to return attention to the opera’s action while still highlighting one of the world’s great orchestras.”