Cleveland Orchestra partners with IDAGIO streaming platform for digital In Focus concerts

Posted on: February 28, 2022

The Cleveland Orchestra and the classical streaming platform IDAGIO have announced a new collaboration, with the orchestra spotlighted as part of IDAGIO’s “Great Orchestras in the Global Concert Hall” series at GlobalConcertHall.com. The venture launched in February with streamed concerts featuring Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Möst; pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, and Marc-André Hamelin; and harpist Yolanda Kondonassis. Six concerts are available through December 31, 2023; additional releases are planned on March 5, 12, 19, 26, and April 2 and 9, also available through the end of 2023. In announcing the collaboration, Cleveland Orchestra President and CEO André Gremillet said, “Today’s digital world requires a digital vision: to fully utilize the power of technology to deepen the audience’s experience and create an online community of symphonic music and Cleveland Orchestra lovers. With our In Focus digital concert series, we envision a space where a community of curious individuals can connect around great music and storytelling; where they can discover new works and artists or revisit favorite performances. We are proud to partner with the internationally renowned, leading streaming app for high-quality classical music, IDAGIO.”