Cleveland (September 3, 2015) Continuing its commitment to presenting the best in performing arts from around the world, the Cleveland Museum of Art announces its 2015-16 Performing Arts Series, featuring an extraordinary lineup ranging from composer Ellen Fullman in a week-long visit to the Transformer Station performing works from her Long String Instrument to appearances by two of the most exciting young American string quartets, the JACK Quartet and Calder Quartet, to the Orlando Consort’s performance of 15th-century vocal music accompanying Carl Theodor Dreyer’s silent
The Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts team presents a new series of curated music playlists, highlighting a mix of artists and repertoire the museum presents, or has presented, admires, or encourages the world to know about, here on our blog. This most recent playlist features music by Fred Frith, Jacob Cooper, David Lang, Terry Riley, and more.
The Mivos Quartet talked with us about their start, creative process, and what they hope to share with audiences at their Cleveland show on Saturday, March 28 as part of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Performing Arts Series.
Now that it is officially spring, we are just one season away from Solstice at the Cleveland Museum of Art! Save the date, because it's happening Saturday, June 20, 2015!
The Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts team is offering a new series of curated music playlists, highlighting a mix of artists and repertoire the museum presents, or has presented, admires, or encourages the world to know about, here on our blog. This most recent playlist features music by Stefan Wolpe, Carl Stone, Julius Eastman, Haakon Thelin and others.
Beginning this month, the Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts team is offering a new series of curated music playlists, highlighting a mix of artists and repertoire the museum presents, or has presented, admires, or encourages the world to know about, here on our blog. Take a listen to our 2015 kick-off playlist, and meet us back here in two weeks for another CMA on Spotify soundtrack.
Bookmark our blog and stay connected with our new Five Things You Need to Know updates from the Cleveland Museum of Art. This week, Themes and Variations: Musical Drawings and Prints, opens, enjoy Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's "Twilight in the Wilderness" before it closes, get the Inside Scoop on the Armor Court, enjoy the sounds of Karel Paukert, and more!
One of the most exciting young ensembles in chamber music today, the Calder Quartet return to Cleveland for the first in an ongoing series of performances in the Transformer Station beginning Wednesday, November 19. Called “outstanding” and “superb” by the New York Times, the quartet perform a broad range of repertoire at an exceptional level.
Composer John Luther Adams was in Cleveland in September 2014 for a short residency that included presenting two of his major non-concert hall works: Inuksuit, for 99 percussionists, was performed in the Lake View Cemetery on an unexpectedly gorgeous early autumn day; and Veils and Vesper, a ten-channel immersive sound environment, was installed at St. John's in the Ohio City neighborhood. In this video clip , Adams talks about the process behind his "most rigorously mathematic and most unabashedly sensuous piece," as well as the importance of the surrounding environment to the experience of the installation.
On the heels of the museum's annual Performing Arts series kick off, we sat down with Tom Welsh, Director of Performing Arts at the Cleveland Museum of Art, to talk more about the artists performing this year.