In Focus Concert Series (premium content)

  • In Focus: Episode 1, Inspirations

    Movie + 1 extra

    The Cleveland Orchestra
    Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

    RESPIGHI - Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 3
    WALKER - Antifonys (for string orchestra)
    TCHAIKOVSKY – Souvenir de Florence

    This opening performance for our In Focus series brings together new inspirations in the form of souvenirs from the past, w...

  • In Focus: Episode 2, Bronfman and Beethoven

    Movie

    The Cleveland Orchestra
    Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
    Yefim Bronfman, piano

    SCHNITTKE – Concerto for Piano and Strings
    BEETHOVEN – String Quartet No. 10 (“Harp”) (for string orchestra)

  • In Focus: Episode 3, Ax Plays Haydn

    Movie

    Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
    Emanuel Ax, piano

    HAYDN - Piano Concerto in D major
    BARTÓK - Divertimento for Strings

    One of the most beloved concert pianists on the stage today, Emanuel Ax returns to perform a charming concerto by Haydn. This delightful work is paired with a mesmerizingly soulful...

  • In Focus: Episode 4, Mendelssohn and Beethoven

    Movie

    The Cleveland Orchestra
    Bernard Labadie, conductor
    Jan Lisiecki, piano

    HAYDN – Overture to L’isola disabitata
    MENDELSSOHN – Piano Concerto No. 1
    BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 1

    Guest conductor Bernard Labadie explores works by three towering composers of Classical music, each directly influenced by...

  • In Focus: Episode 5, Musical Patterns

    Movie

    The Cleveland Orchestra
    John Adams, conductor
    Jung-Min Amy Lee, violin
    Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

    PÄRT – Fratres (for solo violin, strings, and percussion)
    GLASS – Glassworks: Opening (reworked by Christian Badzura)
    BACH – Keyboard Concerto No. 5
    ADAMS – Shaker Loops (for string orchestra)

    This...