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The Cleveland Orchestra at Home in Lakewood

May 19, 2014 7:00PM

Orchestra at Home in LakewoodThis spring The Cleveland Orchestra, in partnership with the community, puts a spotlight on the city of Lakewood and its excellent music education programs with performances and collaborations over a span of four months, culminating in a week of residency Saturday, May 17 through Saturday, May 24.

Beck Center is pleased to be hosting a special pre-concert event on Monday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. on the Mackey Main Stage. Cleveland Orchestra assistant conductor - and new resident of Lakewood - Brett Mitchell will preview the culminating concert of the Orchestra's Lakewood residency. Special guest Massimo La Rosa, principal trombone of The Cleveland Orchestra, will join Mitchell to give the audience a sneak peek of the David Concertino (one of the earliest Romantic-era solo pieces written for trombone) a piece that he will perform on May 24. This special event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. General admission seating.

The highlights of this neighborhood residency are three free Orchestra concerts for the community at Lakewood Civic Auditorium — one for the public led by the Orchestra’s Music Director Franz Welser-Möst on Saturday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m., and two for school students.

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