MenHym

Severance Hall
March 5 – Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
March 7 – Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 – Sunday at 3:00 p.m. 

MENDELSSOHN’S HYMN OF PRAISE

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA  ABOUT
Franz Welser-Möstconductor

Ernst Křenek   (1900-1991)
Static and Ecstatic, Opus 214
(ten movements for chamber orchestra)  ABOUT

INTERMISSION

Distinguished Service Award
The Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award will be presented to the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus prior to the second half of Thursday evening’s concert.

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Lobgesang [Hymn of Praise], Opus 52
Symphony-Cantata to Words from Holy Scripture  ABOUT
Part One.  Sinfonia
1.   Maestoso con moto — Allegro
2.   Allegretto un poco agitato
3.  Adagio religioso
Part Two.  Lobgesang
4.  “Alles was Odem hat” (chorus)
      “Lobe den Herrn mein Seele” (soprano)
5.   “Saget es, die ihr erlöst seid” (tenor)
6.  “Sagt es, die ihr erlöset seid” (chorus)
7.   “Ich harrete des Herrn” (soprano duet, chorus)
8.  “Stricke des Todes hatten uns umfangen” (tenor)
      “Wir riefen in der Finsternis” (tenor)
9.   “Die Nacht ist vergangen” (soprano and chorus)
10.   Chorale:  “Nun Danket Alle Gott” (chorus)
11.  “Drum sing’ ich mit meinem Liede” (tenor and soprano)
12.   “Ihr Volker! bringet her dem Herrn” (chorus)
Christina Landshamer, soprano  BIO
Martina Janková, soprano  BIO
Julian Prégardien, tenor  BIO
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Lisa Wong, director BIO

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