Our 2021-2022 Season

Masks required for all concerts

Oct 17 2021
Domenico Boyagian, conductor

Dramatic. Iconic. Beethoven.

What better way to return than a double dose of Beethoven!  The orchestra opens its season with his dramatic Egmont Overture and then celebrates the heroes in all of us with the iconic “Eroica” symphony and its unmistakable opening theme.

 


BEETHOVEN:
 Egmont Overture
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd

December 12, 2021
Domenico Boyagian, conductor | Steven Greenman, violin

Spooky Caves. Sunny Vistas. Jewish Weddings.

Get swept away by the wild, ethereal beauty of Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture and experience the joyful energy of his “Italian” Symphony.  And don’t miss celebrated Klezmer composer/violinist Steven Greenman performing his Klezmer Concert Suite

MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture (“Fingal’s Cave”)
GREENMAN: Klezmer Concert Suite for solo violin and orchestra
Steven Greenman, Violin
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”)
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

Steven Greenman, Violin and Composer

More about Mr. Greenman

Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd

This concert is supported in part by the residents of
Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
We are grateful for their support!

February 13, 2022
Domenico Boyagian, conductor | Emanuela Friscioni, piano | Young Soloist winners

Amazing Talent. Dazzling Virtuosity.

 Prepare to be amazed by the winners of our Annual Young Soloist Concerto Competition. These rising stars are talented beyond their years! Then, stay and be dazzled by pianist  Emanuela Friscioni’s performance of Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand

GERSHWIN – Piano Concerto in F, 1st mvmt
Matthew Chang, piano
SAINT-SAENS – Violin Concerto No.3, 1st mvmt
Marina Ziegler, Violin
BRAHMS –Violin Concerto in D, 1st mvmt
Isabelle Liu, violin
RAVEL Pavane pour une infante 
RAVEL Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Emanuela Friscioni, Piano 
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd

Matthew Chang (piano), Marina Ziegler (violin), Isabelle Liu (violin)
Emanuela Friscioni, piano

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April 10, 2022
Carl Topilow, Conductor | James Thompson, violin

Summer Celebrations 

Embrace your inner Czech with Dvorak’s energetic, tuneful  Symphony No.8  and celebrate the endless days of the Swedish summer! Led by Guest Conductor Carl Topilow of the Cleveland Pops, this concert also features violinist James Thompson performing Bruch’s popular concerto.

ALFVEN – Midsummer Vigil
BRUCH – Violin Concerto No. 1
James Thompson, Violin
DVORAK –Symphony No. 8
Conducted by Carl Topilow

Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd

May 22 2022 Maltz
Domenico Boyagian, conductor | Moshi Tang, violin

Powerful. Romantic. Tchaikovsky.

See rising talent Moshi Tang perform Tchaikovsky’s soaring violin concerto and hear the orchestra perform Tchaikovsky’s powerful, passionate fifth symphony.

Tchaikovsky – Concerto for Violin
Moshi Tang, Violin
Tchaikovsky –Symphony No. 5
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

Moshi Tang, violin

Maltz Performing Arts Center, 1855 Ansel Rd, Cleveland, OH

Concert is free, but tickets are  required. Get them at box office or link below. 
Parking $5, can be pre-paid with ticket registration

Summer concert
Domenico Boyagian, conductor

Trench Runs. Singing Nuns. 
…And Dinosaurs Run Amok!

Film and Broadway favorites, featuring selections from Star Wars, The Sound of Music, Jurassic Park, and more. 
Join us at the Church of the Western Reserve in Pepper Pike for a special outdoor summer concert (weather permitting)

Williams –  Jurassic Park Highlights
Mascagni- Cavalleria Intermezzo Rusticana (Godfather Pt 3)
Rodgers and Hammerstein-
 The Sound of Music Medley
Rodgers and Hammerstein- The King and I medley
Williams – Star Wars Medley

Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

Church of the Western Reserve, 30500 Fairmount Blvd, Pepper Pike

Faure 2022
Domenico Boyagian, conductor

Peaceful. Moving. Sublime. 

Inside the beautiful First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland, hear Faure’s glorious Requiem performed by more than 100 community members, as the SSO and choir of First Baptist Church  join forces to share their love of music. Join us for a special pre-concert lecture at 2:45pm

FAURE:  Dolly Suite
BORODIN
: In the Steppes of Central Asia
FAURE:
Requiem

Baritone: TBA
Soprano: TBA
 Featuring: the choir of First Baptist Church 
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

NEW! Pre-concert lecture at 2:45pm by David Rothenberg
“Faure’s Requiem and other works”
Read more about Dr. Rothenberg

First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland | 3630 Fairmount Blvd

This concert is supported in part by the residents of
Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
We are grateful for their support!