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More Details about the Gordon Square Residency

The Cleveland Orchestra announces more details for the first annual residency in a Northeast Ohio neighborhood – The Cleveland Orchestra At Home in Gordon Square May 11-17 16 free, public events will be presented in fourteen Gordon Square venues Tickets for Cleveland Orchestra's free concert at Saint Colman Catholic Church made available beginning Saturday, April 27 (and sold out by April 30)   Release date: April 26, 2013   /  revised May 2, 2013

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Orchestra presents its inaugural "At Home" neighborhood residency in Northeast Ohio from May 11 through 17, 2013, in Cleveland's Gordon Square Arts District. During this first residency, the Orchestra will offer 16 events in the community throughout the week, including performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians, ensembles from the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus, a Cleveland Orchestra concert preview, and educational programs for local students.

All of the events will be free and open to the public. Leaders and representatives from Gordon Square businesses and associations have partnered with the Orchestra to plan and host the week's activities.

Details About the Events

The Cleveland Orchestra At Home in Gordon Square
begins with performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians Frank Rosenwein and Jeffrey Rathbun, performing oboe duets, on Saturday, May 11 at Gypsy Beans & Baking Co. at 10:30 a.m.  Cellist Paul Kushious will perform at Stockyard Meats grocery store at noon.  PNC Musical Rainbow: “Spectacular Strings,” a 30-minute narrated and interactive performance for children ages 3-6, will be presented at 11 a.m. the same day at La Sagrada Familia by Cleveland Orchestra violinist Alexandra Preucil and cellist Alan Harrell.  Actors from Cleveland Public Theatre and Sonja Braaten Molloy, violinist, Lembi Veskimets, violist, and Martha Baldwin, cellist, from the Orchestra, will perform works influenced by William Blake at 6 p.m. that evening, prior to a CPT performance of There Is a Happiness That Morning Is by Mickle Maher, a play that uses Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience integrally in the script.

In partnership with the City Club of Cleveland, 90.3 WCPN ideastream® will broadcast  Around Noon with The Cleveland Orchestra at home in Gordon Square, hosted by Dee Perry, on Tuesday, May 14, at noon in Reinberger Auditorium.  Panelists include Joan Katz Napoli, Cleveland Orchestra director of education and community programs, Sean Watterson, co-owner, Happy Dog, and Matt Zone, Cleveland city councilman, ward 15.  Later that day, at 6:15 p.m., the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus Chamber Ensemble, under the direction of Daniel Singer, will perform at Sweet Moses soda fountain and treat shop.  At 7 p.m. at the Happy Dog, Assistant Conductor James Feddeck and flutist Joshua Smith will preview the Gordon Square Cleveland Orchestra concert, speaking about the music on the program.

On Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m., members of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, including Karissa Huang, piano and flute, Michael Bednarsky, saxophone, Sameer Apte, cello, Alexandria Ballinger, clarinet, Laura Hundert, clarinet, Sarah Zydiak, horn, Michael Bertram, piano, Stuart Englehart, bassoon, and Helen Peyrebrune, cello,  will perform at St. Augustine Health Campus.  A Cleveland Orchestra bass quartet – Mark Atherton, Charles Carleton, Henry Peyrebrune, and Derek Zadinsky performs at Spice Kitchen + Bar at 7 p.m.  The Happy Dog presents Classical Revolution and the Ensemble HD Live at the Happy Dog Record Release Party at 8 p.m.

The Cleveland Orchestra performs a free concert at St. Colman Catholic Church on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.  The performance marks the first time the Orchestra has performed on the west side of Cleveland since 1980.  Assistant Conductor James Feddeck leads the program, which includes Mendelssohn’s Overture: The Hebrides, Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony, Chaminade’s Concertino in D major for Flute and Orchestra, with principal flute Joshua Smith, Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante défunte, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol.  St. Colman Church will host a post-concert reception for the Orchestra and audience members.  General admission tickets will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis at Battery Park Wine Bar, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Gypsy Beans & Baking Co., Happy Dog, St. Colman Catholic Church, Spice Kitchen + Bar, Stockyard Meats, Sweet Moses, and Michael J. Zone Recreation Center beginning on Saturday, April 27, during regular business hours.

The Orchestra will perform an Education Concert  for school children at St. Colman Church on Friday, May 17, at 11 a.m., conducted by James Feddeck.  The program includes Chaminade’s Concertino in D major for Flute and Orchestra, with principal flute Joshua Smith, and Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, narrated by Cleveland city councilman Matt Zone.  Students from Watterson-Lake Elementary, H. Barbara Booker Elementary, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel will attend the concert. 

That evening, Cleveland Orchestra chamber ensembles including Daniel McKelway, clarinet, Barrick Stees, bassoon, Jeffrey Rathbun, oboe, Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano, Tanya Ell, cello, Robert Woolfrey, clarinet,  Brian Thornton, cello, Marisela Sager, flute, Scott Dixon, bass, Jack Sutte, trumpet, Joshua Smith, flute, and Jacob Nissly, percussion, will perform at 6 p.m. at 78th Street Studios, and at 9 p.m. in Survival Kit Gallery.

The Orchestra and Gordon Square

Cleveland Orchestra musicians and guests first performed at the Happy Dog in Gordon Square in June 2010.  Following a sold-out concert, they began appearing regularly as Ensemble HD.  The Cleveland Orchestra began a partnership with the Happy Dog to bring patrons from the neighborhood to Severance Hall (Gordon Square Goes to the Orchestra) beginning in the fall of 2010, and continue to do so twice each season.  Gordon Square Goes to the Orchestra returns on Friday, May 24, 2013, at KeyBank Fridays@7 at Severance Hall.

The Cleveland Orchestra thanks the following partners who are helping
to make The Cleveland Orchestra At Home in Gordon Square possible:
           Battery Park Wine Bar
           Capitol Theatre
           Cleveland Public Theatre
           Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization
           Gordon Square Arts District
           Gypsy Beans & Baking Co.
           Happy Dog
           90.3 WCPN ideastream
           La Sagrada Familia
           St. Augustine Health Ministries
           St. Colman Catholic Church
           78th Street Studios
           Spice Kitchen + Bar
           Stockyard Meat Company
           Survival Kit (78th Street Studios)
           Sweet Moses
           Talespinner Children’s Theatre (Reinberger Auditorium)
           Ward 15 Cleveland City Councilman Matt Zone
           Michael J. Zone Recreation Center

The Cleveland Orchestra's "At Home"
neighborhood residency program is supported
in part by the Machaskee Fund for Community Programming,
a fund created by a generous endowment
gift from Alex and Carol Machaskee. 

 

The Cleveland Orchestra At Home in Gordon Square, May 11-17

All events are free and open to the public. 

Tickets are required ONLY for The Cleveland Orchestra concert at St. Colman Catholic Church on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.  These tickets will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis at Battery Park Wine Bar, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Gypsy Beans & Baking Co., Happy Dog, St. Colman Catholic Church, Spice Kitchen + Bar, Stockyard Meats, Sweet Moses, and Michael J. Zone Recreation Center beginning on Saturday, April 27, during regular business hours.  Tickets are limited to 4 per person.  (Please note that as of April 30, all tickets for the May 16 concert have been handed out to the public.)

Schedule of Events:

OBOE DUETS
Saturday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m.

Gypsy Beans & Baking Co.
6425 Detroit Ave.
Duo oboe performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians Frank Rosenwein and Jeffrey Rathbun

PNC MUSICAL RAINBOW
Saturday, May 11, at 11 a.m.

La Sagrada Familia
7719 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland Orchestra PNC Musical Rainbow on the Road: “Spectacular Strings”
A 30-minute narrated and interactive musical performance by Cleveland Orchestra musicians Alexandra Preucil, violin, and Alan Harrell, cello, and guest Maryann Nagel, host

SOLO CELLO
Saturday, May 11, at noon

Stockyard Meats
6105 Detroit Ave.
Solo performance by Cleveland Orchestra musician Paul Kushious, cello

BLAKE TAKES
Saturday, May 11, at 6 p.m.

Cleveland Public Theatre
6415 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland Public Theatre actors and Cleveland Orchestra musicians Sonja Braaten Molloy, violinist, Lembi Veskimets, violist, and Martha Baldwin, cellist, collaborate in performance

PIAZZOLA PIZZAZ
Sunday, May 12, at 6 p.m.

Battery Park Wine Bar
7524 Father Frascati Ave.
Cleveland Orchestra chamber ensemble performance - Chul-In Park, violin, Richard Weiss, cello, Kevin Switalski, bass, and Joela Jones, accordion perform tango music by Astor Piazzolla

ON-SCREEN
Monday, May 13, at 9 a.m.

Capitol Theatre
1390 W. 65th St. 
The Cleveland Orchestra “On-screen” followed by question-and-answer session with Cleveland Orchestra musicians Sonja Braaten Molloy, violin, and Charles Bernard, cello

SOCCER GAME
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m.

Michael J. Zone Recreation Center
6301 Lorain Ave.
Soccer Game with neighborhood kids and 17 Cleveland Orchestra musicians and staff

"AROUND NOON"
Tuesday, May 14, at noon

Reinberger Auditorium
5209 Detroit Ave.
Around Noon with The Cleveland Orchestra at home in Gordon Square in partnership with the City Club of Cleveland
Broadcast live on 90.3 WCPN ideastream®

YOUTH CHORUS
Tuesday, May 14, at 6:15 p.m.

Sweet Moses
6800 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus Chamber Ensemble performs under the direction of Daniel Singer

CONCERT PREVIEW
Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m.

Happy Dog
5801 Detroit Ave.
Concert Preview for May 16 Cleveland Orchestra concert at St. Colman Catholic Church with Assistant Conductor James Feddeck and Joshua Smith, flute

YOUTH ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC
Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m.

St. Augustine Health Campus
7801 Detroit Ave.
Solo & duo performances by members of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra – Karissa Huang, piano and flute, Michael Bednarsky, saxophone, Sameer Apte, cello, Alexandria Ballinger, clarinet, Laura Hundert, clarinet, Sarah Zydiak, horn, Michael Bertram, piano, Stuart Englehart, bassoon, and Helen Peyrebrune, cello

BASS QUARTET
Wednesday, May 15, at 7 p.m.

Spice Kitchen + Bar
5800 Detroit Ave.
A performance by a Cleveland Orchestra bass quartet – Mark Atherton, Charles Carleton, Henry Peyrebrune, and Derek Zadinsky

RECORD RELEASE PARTY
Wednesday, May 15, at 8 p.m.

Happy Dog
5801 Detroit Ave.
Classical Revolution/Ensemble HD Record Release Party, with performances by Omni Quartet and Ensemble HD Live

CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA COMMUNITY CONCERT
Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.
St. Colman Catholic Church
2027 W. 65th St.
Cleveland Orchestra Concert
James Feddeck, conductor
Joshua Smith, flute

MENDELSSOHN  Overture: The Hebrides
PROKOFIEV  Classical Symphony
CHAMINADE  Concertino in D major for Flute and Orchestra
RAVEL  Pavane pour une infante défunte
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Capriccio espagnol

FRIDAY CHAMBER MUSIC
Friday, May 17, at 6 p.m.

78th Street Studios
1300 W. 78th St.
Cleveland Orchestra chamber ensembles perform:  Daniel McKelway, clarinet, Barrick Stees, bassoon, and Jeffrey Rathbun, oboe; Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano, Tanya Ell, cello, and Robert Woolfrey, clarinet; Brian Thornton, cello, and Marisela Sager, flute

FRIDAY CHAMBER MUSIC
Friday, May 17, at 9 p.m.

Survival Kit at 78th Street Studios
1300 W. 78th St. – Suite 303
Cleveland Orchestra musicians Scott Dixon, bass, and Jack Sutte, trumpet will perform solo repertoire and Joshua Smith, flute, and Jacob Nissly, percussion will perform duets