Orchestral music is thriving in a rock’n’roll city
The 21st century has seen—and heard—a revival of the Cleveland Orchestra’s glory

“Yet the 21st century has seen—and heard—a revival of the orchestra’s glory. Both financially and artistically, the outfit is stronger than ever. Much of its success can be credited to the latest music director, Franz Welser-Möst.”
The Economist

The full article appeared in the Books and arts section of the print edition under the headline “Steel and strings”, February 28, 2019 (online) | March 2-9, 2019 (print)

 

Great art neither concerns itself with the fashionable nor desires to be „up to date“. Instead, it embraces the „philosophical now“, so in reality it is timeless
Franz Welser-Möst
Zum Raum wird hier die Zeit
Gurnemanz, Parsifal