In Focus: Season 2 (Adella Premium) Herbert Blomstedt, An Enduring Sage

Event Information

  • Dates: May 6, 2022 Premieres at 7:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Who: The Cleveland Orchestra Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

  • Venue: Adella Online (

About the Music

NIELSEN  Symphony No. 4 (“The Inextinguishable”)

BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Maestro Herbert Blomstedt, is a long a treasured friend and collaborator of The Cleveland Orchestra. A man whose faith, spirituality, and communion with music imbue every rehearsal and performance. In Episode 4: Herbert Blomstedt, An Enduring Sage, he conducts Nielsen’s Symphony 4 (“The Inextinguishable”) and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Through conversations with those who know and adore him, the episode will provide a glimpse into how he elicits great performances from orchestras across the globe, and insists on humanity to be at their best.


Performing Artists

The Cleveland Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor


Episode Details

In addition to the concert performances, each episode of In Focus includes behind-the-scenes interviews and features about the music and musicmaking. Episodes of In Focus: Season 2 feature selections from the second half of the 2021-22 classical season at Severance, though they are not full live concerts.

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