Gemma New to make Cleveland Orchestra debut

Gemma New to make Cleveland Orchestra debut

Gemma New (Photo credit: Brandon Patoc)

It has been announced today that conductor Gemma New will step in for an indisposed Bramwell Tovey to lead the Cleveland Orchestra in concerts this weekend. In her debut with the orchestra, she will lead them in a program at Blossom Music Festival on July 27th and in Finals of the 10th Annual 2019 Cooper International Competition at Severance Hall on July 26th. Check out the concert details below!

Concert Details
Severance Hall
Friday, July 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Cleveland Orchestra
Gemma New, conductor – Cleveland Orchestra Debut
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Program TBD

“Elgar’s Enigma”
Blossom Music Center
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 8:00pm
The Cleveland Orchestra
With Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra
Gemma New, conductor – Blossom Music Festival Debut
Gautier Capuçon, cello
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SIBELIUS: Finlandia
SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No.1
ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Do you like puzzles? Legend has it there’s a hidden melody in Edward Elgar’s eminent score, which features 14 variations on an original theme — each a separate musical portrayal of a friend or family member. His ninth variation, called “Nimrod,” has been widely adapted for films such as Dunkirk and Elizabeth.