Cleveland Youth Orchestra to embark on first international tour

Posted on: April 11, 2012

Monday (4/9) on the Cleveland Examiner, Mark Horning writes, “The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will make its first international tour in June 2012, a European Tour that includes concerts in Prague, Vienna, and Salzburg. The tour takes place from June 13-21, 2012. The Youth Orchestra’s concerts will be performed in the Dvořák Hall of the Rudolfinum in Prague (June 15); the Minoritenkirche, a historic, Gothic church in the heart of Vienna (June 18); and the Grosser Saal of the Mozarteum in Salzburg (June 20).  The tour repertoire includes Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8, Elgar’s Enigma Variations, and Wagner’s “Prelude and Love-Death” from Tristan and Isolde. The Youth Orchestra will be conducted by Music Director James Feddeck, who is also assistant conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra.  With the Youth Orchestra, he has presented concerts in Severance Hall and throughout Northeast Ohio. … The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will be performing a tour send-off concert in Cleveland on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. at Severance Hall. The performance will be broadcast live on WCLV (104.9 FM). … The 2012 European Tour performances mark the Youth Orchestra’s fourth tour in its 26-year history.”

Posted April 11, 2012