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Meet the winners of the 2019 Cooper Competition, Cleveland Orchestra, July 2020

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Join Classical 91.5 and the Cleveland Orchestra on July 29th to hear the top prize winners in the 2019 Cooper International Violin Competition.  Shihan Wang, Isabella Brown and Eric Charles Chen.

7/1           Weber: Oberon: Overture Mozart: Symphony No. 40 Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica (George Szell, cond)

7/8           July 30 will be the 50th anniversary of the death of George Szell. As a memorial for the conductor who was mainly responsible for bringing the Orchestra into world-wide fame, we present the concert that was being given when word of Szell’s death was received. Handel: Concerto Grosso, Alexander’s Feast
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Prokofiev: Scythian Suite (Misha Dichter, p; Pierre Boulez, cond
7/15         Snider: Something for the Dark Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 (Annie Zhang, c; Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra; Vinay Parameswaran, cond)
7/22      An All-Sibelius program Sibelius: En saga, Symphony No. 4, Symphony No. 7 (George Szell, cond)
7/29      2019 Cooper International Violin Competition Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 Dvo?ák: Violin Concerto (Shihan Wang, Eric Charles Chen and Isabella Brown, v: Gemma New, cond)