CityMusic Cleveland: Wide Horizons

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CityMusic Cleveland is a professional chamber orchestra that performs free concerts throughout Northeast Ohio.

Since exploding onto the scene in 2004, CityMusic Cleveland has won cheering audiences with beautiful music, brilliantly performed in familiar neighborhood settings.  FREE concerts – children welcome – make CityMusic concerts accessible to everyone!


CONDUCTOR: Avner Dorman

SOLOIST: Sayaka Shoji


Takemitsu Waltz
Dorman Violin Concerto No.3 ( World Premiere)
Poulenc Sinfonietta

CityMusic Music Director Avner Dorman is gifted as both conductor and composer, and he shares those talents in this program featuring the World Premiere of his Violin Concerto No. 3 with soloist Sayaka Shoji, the first Japanese and youngest winner of the prestigious Paganini Competition in Genoa, Italy. The concert begins with a Waltz from a film score by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996), Japanese in birth and sensibility but Western in his compositional techniques and instrumental sonorities, and closes with the Sinfonietta by 20th-century French master Francis Poulenc, which ranges from recollections of Mozart and Haydn to imitations of Parisian cabaret tunes.

Parking: Street parking is available on Detroit Avenue, W. Clifton, and on surrounding side streets. In addition to the LCC parking lot, there are lots next to Donatos Pizza and The Side Quest (both on Detroit Ave.). Handicapped parking is in the LCC parking lot, enter from W. Clifton Blvd.

Please note that metered parking spots are free after 6pm, on holidays and weekends.