The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 2
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto
J. SRAUSS JR. Waltzes and Polkas
For centuries, Vienna was the capital of a great empire, and the influence of its rich musical traditions is profound. Begin your New Year with an evening of musical pleasures, topped off with Viennese waltzes and polkas — as only Franz Welser-Möst can conduct them.
Internationally recognized as one of today’s most virtuosic and engaging artists, Gil Shaham is hailed by critics for his "go-for-broke passion... silvery tone, spot-on intonation and meticulously molded phrasing." (The Washington Post)