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Emma’s Random (West Side Story) Thoughts: It’s All Maria’s Fault

1 If you have never seen West Side Story at Severance Hall with the Cleveland Orchestra performing the score live, you have never seen West Side Story. 2 I haven’t seen West Side Story in almost 10 years, so I … Continue reading

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Sasha Cooke: The Song of the Earth

This video is a kind of “two-for.” I heard the Cleveland Orchestra perform this piece as a celebration of my fifth year of being cancer free. ┬áNow, I did not hear Sasha Cooke perform the piece, but I did hear … Continue reading

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Te Deum for Empress Maria Theresa by Haydn

I was privileged to hear the Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra Chorus perform this piece back in November. According to the program, this is not for the famous Maria Theresa (one of the most powerful women in Europe and mother … Continue reading

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Haydn Cello Concerto Number 1

I listened to this at the Cleveland Orchestra a few months ago; it was a remarkable experience. I got the cheapest seats I could, $25 in the second row. Supposedly, the sound is better in other parts of the Hall. … Continue reading

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Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Last weekend I went to the Cleveland Orchestra for the first time in almost ten years. The last time I went I heard The Lord of the Rings Symphony, and my friend proudly proclaimed that she had died and gone … Continue reading

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