The Cleveland Orchestra: MOZART and DVOŘÁK at the Arsht

January 28-29, 2022, at 8 p.m.

Music for lovers of the natural world. Dvořák was a gardener, and loved to roam the fields and woods surrounding his home in southern Bohemia. The tone of his Eighth Symphony is one of bucolic euphoria, the sheer joy of being alive in a world of natural wonders, filled with birdcalls and dance tunes. The performance opens with Mozart’s Linz Symphony, widely … +


The Cleveland Orchestra: TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH at the Arsht

January 21-22, 2022, at 8:00 p.m.

Passionate music, passionate lives. This concert offers two dramatic works in which each composer poured out his heart and exposed his soul. Tchaikovsky sought refuge in music when his life was in disarray. He entered into a disastrous marriage that only lasted six weeks. Nearly mad with passion, he poured his feelings into his Fourth Symphony, and the act of writing the … +


The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami w its 2021-22 Season

January 2021

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami and the Adrienne Arsht Center this January for the 15th year of its residency. Music director Franz Welser-Möst will lead four performances featuring symphonic masterworks by Dvořák, Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as rarely heard orchestral music of Rodion Shchedrin and George Walker. Praise for The Cleveland Orchestra under the artistic leadership of Welser-Möst has come … +


ARSHT presents “Beethoven’s Fifth” by The Cleveland Orchestra

Fri 2 Feb, 2018 - Sat 3 Feb, 2018

“Fate knocking at the door.” Beethoven’s Fifth symphony opens with perhaps the four most famous notes in all of music. Revolutionary in its time, it is now perhaps the most well-known piece of music in history. Plus, Beethoven’s almost uncharacteristically joyful Eighth Symphony is an often-overlooked masterpiece containing just as much brilliance than his more well-known symphonies. The Cleveland Orchestra in Miami was launched … +


The Cleveland Orchestra: Mahler Symphony 9 at ARSHT

Fri 26 Jan, 2018 - Sat 27 Jan, 2018

Franz Welser-Möst as conductor Program:
MAHLER Symphony No. 9 Alban Berg wrote: “[It] is the most heavenly thing Mahler has written… an expression of an exceptional fondness for this earth, the longing to live in peace on it, to enjoy nature to its depths – before death comes… In the midst of the utmost intensity of almost painful joy in life.” Mahler’s stunning … +