Our 2022-2023 Season!

Spoiler Alert: You’re gonna love it….

Concert 1 spiral
Domenico Boyagian, conductor | Choir of First Baptist Church

Peaceful. Moving. Sublime. 

Hear Faure’s glorious Requiem performed by more than 100 community members, as the SSO and choir of First Baptist Church join forces to bring this masterpiece to life. Join us for a special pre-concert lecture at 2:45pm.

BORODINIn the Steppes of Central Asia
FAURE:  Dolly Suite
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”

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!

This program is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically

Concerrt 2 Guest
Jorge Sarmientos, conductor

Sparkling Gems. Lush Melodies.

 Brazilian conductor Jorge Sarmientos conducts sparkling gems from his homeland and more. 

Then…with a name like “Enigma”, how can you not be intrigued? Is it portraits of Elgar’s friends, a mysterious theme or just lush romantic music that will warm you up on a cold November day?

Selections from Latin America, to be determined

ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Conducted by Jorge Sarmientos
(Leo Esral Guest Conductor)
Mr. Sarmientos’s appearance is generously supported by Dinah Jacobs Castle in memory of her father, Suburban Symphony’s first conductor, Leo Esral. Learn more here

Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd

Beethoven concert 3
Domenico Boyagian, Conductor | Marina Ziegler, violin

Unbridled Energy. Haunting melodies.
Beethoven at his best.

Experience energetic, joyful dance alongside  Beethoven’s most spellbinding melody. Where were you the first time you heard the moving and mesmerizing “Allegretto”? Come feel the magic again.

Violinist Marina Ziegler returns to SSO to treat us to Sibelius’s captivating violin concerto. 

Marina Ziegler, violin

SCHUMANN: Manfred Overture
SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto
Marina Ziegler, Violin
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian

Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd

Concert 4
Domenico Boyagian, Conductor | Gerardo Teissonnière, piano

Monumental. Majestic. Unforgettable. 

Let the wall of sound wash over you as you hear the “call to the hunt” and feel Bruckner’s reverence for the grandeur of the natural world in his epic fourth symphony. You might need a protein bar for this one.

 Pianist Gerardo Teissonnière  brings his artistry to Beethoven’s sublimely powerful third piano concerto.


Gerardo Teissonnière, Piano

– Piano Concerto No. 3
Gerardo Teissonnière, Piano
BRUCKNER –Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”
Conducted by Domenico Boyagian

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

Concert 5
Domenico Boyagian, conductor | Young Soloist Winners

Galactic Talents.
Galactic Adventures. 

The talent of our Young Soloists Concerto Competition winners will astound you. Is it a Jedi mind trick or are they just that amazing? Come see for yourself! 

 Punch it, Chewie! Get onboard the Falcon and relive all your favorite Star Wars memories. It’s OK. Star Wars is not just for nerds anymore.

Concertos and winners to be announced

Williams – Complete Star Wars Suite
Conducted by Music Director Domenico Boyagian


Beachwood High School |  25100 Fairmount Blvd