The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director
Lang Lang, Piano
Franz Welser-Möst has conducted The Cleveland Orchestra in a series of acclaimed video and audio productions, further enhancing the ensemble’s storied recorded legacy. At the Anniversary Gala on September 29, 2018, documented in the present video recording, he programmed works touching on more than a century of Viennese musical traditions. Opening with Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24, featuring soloist Lang Lang, a regular collaborator with the orchestra since 2000, it also includes works by Richard and Johann Strauss, concluding with Ravel’s cataclysmic La Valse.
W. A. Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor K491
Richard Strauss - Symphonic Fantasy from "Die Frau ohne Schatten"
Johann Strauss Jr. - Wiener Blut Waltz op. 354
Maurice Ravel - La Valse
Live recording at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio - September 29, 2018