Schumann: Kinderszenen, op.15 - YouTube added by gerardoteissonniere on 21 Jan 2019 tag | report
New video premiere link available now! Gerardo Teissonnière performs Robert Schumann's beloved Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), op.15 in beautiful Mixon Hall at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Produced by Erica Brenner. Copyright ©2019 Concert Artist Management & Gerardo Teissonnière
Review: Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra with cellist ... added by marvelous on 20 May 2013 tag | report
Considered to be one of the greatest concertos ever written for any instrument, Dvorak’s cello concerto is a mature work which breathes with dramatic life and character. Miss Moses played the solo part with the poise and maturity of a seasoned artist, possessing both musical and technical command...
REVIEW: Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra delivers bit... added by cim on 15 May 2013 tag | report
Cleveland Institute of Music Young Artist Hannah Moses, the outgoing co-principal cellist ended her Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra stint Sunday in the grandest possible manner, with an impressive performance of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. She now heads off to the CIM Conservatory with more flowers than she could carry off stage and a killer line on her resume. Read the entire concert review on
Season and Tickets - Cleveland Orchestra added by mmoses on 19 Apr 2013 tag | report
Sunday, May 12, 2013, Hannah Moses performs the Dvorak Cello Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
CIM Opera: Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites | Clevel... added by cim on 27 Feb 2013 tag | report
Cleveland Classical’s Mike Telin shares his interview with a pair of the CIM Opera Theater singers—Allyson Dezii and Jilda Farias—as a preview of the CIM production of Poulenc’s 'Dialogues of the Carmelites' (Feb 27-March 2 in Kulas Hall), directed by David Bamberger. Mr. Telin spoke with the singers, who appear in the Wednesday/Friday cast, to ask them about how they prepared for these dramatic roles. For the complete preview/interview, visit Tickets are still available to all performances; call the CIM Box Office at 216.795.3211 for yours!
CIM Opera: Il matrimonio segreto | added by cim on 14 Nov 2012 tag | report
ClevelandClassical’s J.D. Goddard offers a glowing review of CIM’s production of Cimarosa’s opera buffa Il matrimonio segreto (The Secret Marriage). He attended the Thursday, Nov. 8, performance, and starts off his review by saying: “Director David Bamberger and conductor Harry Davidson handily crafted a charming performance showcasing the multi-talented vocal and instrumental students who inhabit the halls and practice rooms of CIM.” Read the review in its entirety at
Mixon Hall Masters Series: Midori with Özgür Aydin | Clev... added by cim on 11 Nov 2012 tag | report
Violinist Midori played the second concert in the CIM Mixon Hall Masters Series on Monday, Nov. 5. In his review for Cleveland Classical, Nicholas Jones wrote of the performance: "Collaborating with the excellent Turkish pianist Özgür Aydin, Midori played with stunning control. With her impeccable bowing, she manages to move instantly between tumult and serenity, creating a powerful sense of contrast — essential for Beethoven. Her long lyric lines were particularly moving, the notes perfectly clear in themselves and yet tied together with utter grace." Read the entire review online at
Midori emphasizes delicacy in Mixon Hall Masters Series r... added by cim on 11 Nov 2012 tag | report
"Midori and [Ozgur] Aydin, third-prize winner of the 2001 Cleveland International Piano Competition, were keenly alert to both scores’ austere beauty. Attention to detail is paramount in this music, and the players made sure to point out the tiniest nuances and shifts in color," wrote Donald Rosenberg in his review of the Mixon Hall Masters performance. Read is entire review on on
CIM, Oberlin singers show promise in rarely seen operas ... added by cim on 11 Nov 2012 tag | report
It was an opera-full week in Northeastern Ohio with CIM and Oberlin each presenting comic operas, offering audiences multiple opportunities to experience fabulous performances while providing reviewers, like Donald Rosenberg, scheduling challenges. Mr. Rosenberg did make it to both productions, and you can read for yourself how highly he rated each.
Earth Day Celebration at Arts Tremont: Debut concert for ... added by cim on 23 Apr 2012 tag | report
ClevelandClassical's Mike Telin interviews CIM's harp department head Yolanda Kondonassis about her busy April, with performances (including an Earth Day performance with colleague Jason Vieaux, guitar), the release of a CD, a new book titled "Our House is Round: A Kid’s Book About Why Protecting Our Earth Matters" and more.
REVIEW: CIM Rocks Mahler @ Severance | CoolCleveland Blog added by cim on 23 Apr 2012 tag | report
Cool Cleveland rules the Mahler 2 performance by student musicians from CIM and CSA with members from the Singers' Club of Cleveland and Antioch Baptist Church Choir a COOL community concert at Severance Hall. Check out the rave review on
CIM Orchestra and guests take mighty Mahler to Severance ... added by cim on 19 Apr 2012 tag | report
Donald Rosenberg of The Plain Dealer reviewed last night's "Celebration of Community" last night at Severance Hall when the CIM Orchestra with guest conductor Joel Smirnoff (violinist and CIM's president) "went far in trying to bring the world to Severance Hall on Wednesday with a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection"). Read the entire review on
Mixon Hall Masters Series at CIM: Emanuel Ax | ClevelandC... added by cim on 22 Feb 2012 tag | report
Not surprisingly, Mike Telin at has wonderful things to say about the incredibly talented Emanuel Ax, who recently performed to a capacity crowd at CIM. Enjoy it!
Soloflute?: Playing with love (and yearning) for PCMS added by soloflute on 1 Dec 2011 tag | report
Some words on my upcoming program for CIM (Dec 11) and PCMS (Dec 13)
Cavani String Quartet performs Beethoven @ CIM | CoolClev... added by cim on 26 Apr 2011 tag | report
Susan Schaul, Cool Cleveland, shares insights on Ludwig van Beethoven and The Complete Beethoven Cycle--a concert series by Cavani String Quartet member--after speaking with one of the quartet's violinists, Annie Fullard. The Cavani wraps up their project with a free concert tomorrow at 8 pm in Kulas Hall, where they will perform the very first and very last of the composer's string quartets.
REVIEW: Opera Scenes & Arias @ CIM | CoolCleveland added by cim on 21 Apr 2011 tag | report
"The entire evening was delightful." writes CoolCleveland reviewer Kelly Ferjutz about CIM's spring opera production which included nearly a dozen scenes from renowned operas and Gilbert & Sullivan's first masterpiece and only one act opera "Trial By Jury," which was performed in its entirety by two casts over three days. Read on... - CIM@Severance Hall Series Concludes added by cim on 20 Apr 2011 tag | report
The CIM Orchestra's final excursion to Severance Hall this season concluded with an inaugural program to recognize Faculty Emeriti and launch CIM's new brand. reviewed the all-Russian program and the incredible solo performance by young cellist, Matthew Allen, who "played the socks off a complicated, demanding work." Read more here. CIM@MOCA Cleveland Review added by cim on 20 Apr 2011 tag | report
Director of CIM's New Music Ensemble, composer Keith Fitch, has been called a composer with a lot of chutzpa. Most recently, included his new solo violin piece, written for guest artist Lina Bahn, between two Avant-Garde works by John Cage and Luciano Berio at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. Read the Cleveland Classical review here.
Violinist Dylana Jenson, who lost her prized Guarneri and... added by cim on 14 Mar 2011 tag | report
PD reporter Donald Rosenberg shares a story of loss, love and restoration in this article recounting Dylana Jenson's journey to find *her* violin and musical voice. Jenson is performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with CityMusic Cleveland this week, March 16-19, with CIM president Joel Smirnoff conducting.
Teen trombonist Rachel Waterbury teams with Cleveland Orc... added by cim on 11 Mar 2011 tag | report
"A little girl with a big project." That is how Cleveland Orchestra and CIM faculty member Massimo La Rosa (trombone) describes his young student, Rachel Waterbury, and her “Bones for Bones” charity concert. Waterbury, 13, is the heart, mind and musician behind the cleverly named event that will benefit Lev La Lev (Hebrew for "Heart to Heart"), an orphanage in Israel. Read on...
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