PROMETHEUS PROJECT EDUCATION CONCERT FOR STUDENTS MARKS THE BEGINNING OF THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA’S 100TH SEASON AND SECOND CENTURY   Under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst, “Beethoven & Prometheus: A Hero’s Journey” Education Concert takes place September 22. The concert program incorporates the creative output of an interdisciplinary curriculum co-created by The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland School of

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Why artists become activists: It’s not only the election Below is an excerpt from an article that appeared June 29th, 2017. To read the full piece, visit this link. By Nelson Pressley June 29 Molly Smith, a “citizen activist” whose Arena Stage has found an increasingly political voice, directing Brecht’s anti-war “Mother Courage and Her

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It takes a lot to best the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Christmastime. Not to mention youthful Italian opera sensations Il Volo and Placido Domingo. But the Notre Dame Children’s Choir and composer J.J. Wright held them — and opera star Joyce DiDonato — out of the top spot on Billboard’s Traditional Classical Albums charts for

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