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Prometheus Project: The Music of Beethoven

The Cleveland Orchestra (Severance Hall)

  • Date Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • Location Severance Hall
    11001 Euclid Ave Cleveland, OH 44106
The Cleveland Orchestra (Severance Hall)

Long considered one of America’s great orchestras, The Cleveland Orchestra stands today among the world’s most-revered symphonic ensembles. In concerts at home in University Circle's Severance Hall, at Blossom Music Center, and on tour, The Cleveland Orchestra continues to set... more

As part of the Centennial Season’s celebration, Music Director Franz Welser-Möst has created “The Prometheus Festival,” examining Beethoven’s music through the metaphor of Prometheus, a daring Titan who defied Zeus to bestow on humanity the gift of fire. For Beethoven, this represented the beginning of human civilization, the spark of creativity that has powered the imagination of generations, the warmth of justice and goodness, and the fight for individual rights and freedoms.

May 10-13
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

May 17-19
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Norbert Ernst, tenor
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

May 10
BEETHOVEN - Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 1
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica")

May 11
BEETHOVEN - Overture to Egmont
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 4
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 7

MAY 12
BEETHOVEN - Overture: Coriolan
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 8
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 5

May 13
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 6 ("Pastoral")
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 2
BEETHOVEN - Leonore Overture No. 3

May 17, 18, 19
BEETHOVEN - Grosse Fugem, Opus 133
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 9 ("Choral")

For information on ticket pricing or performance times, visit www.clevelandorchestra.com

Ticket Office: 216-231-1111

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Prometheus Project: The Music of Beethoven

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