When: Sun., Sept. 27 2015
A concert by The Cleveland Orchestra under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst is the opening event of Violins of Hope Cleveland, a unique community collaboration of seven Cleveland cultural institutions. Violins of Hope focuses on a collection of stringed instruments played during the Holocaust that have been painstakingly and lovingly restored by Israeli master violin maker Amnon Weinstein. The September 27 concert, part of a broad spectrum of programming running through December, will mark the opening of the first phase of the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at the Temple – Tifereth Israel at Case Western Reserve University. During the concert, musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra will play instruments that will be showcased in the upcoming exhibit at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. The concert begins at 2:45 p.m. Tickets are sold out, but the concert will be broadcast live by ideastream on WVIZ/PBS television and WCLV Classical 104.9 FM radio, along with live internet streaming online at WVIZ.ideastream.org. (Niesel) clevelandorchestra.com.