For centuries, artists, wanderers, and lovers alike have been inspired by its Mediterranean sunshine, soul-stirring art and architecture, and extraordinary cuisine. Now, Music Director Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra celebrate the romance, the beauty, and the passion of Italy with a Gala Evening of enchanting music.
At a Glance
VERDI - Ballet Music from Don Carlo
RESPIGHI - The Birds
J. STRAUSS JR. - Roses from the South
J. STRAUSS – The Carnival of Venice
TCHAIKOVSKY - Capriccio Italien
Proceeds from The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2017 Gala Evening will help support key education and community initiatives as part of the Orchestra’s 100th season and Second Century Celebration, such as the Around the Region Celebration.
The Lerner Foundation
Richard and Emily Smucker
Audrey and Albert Ratner
Dee and Jimmy Haslam