The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its 2016-17 season, during which Associate Conductor Brett Mitchell will lead multiple subscription weeks.
From March 2 to 4, 2017, Mr. Mitchell will lead an all-American program featuring the first Severance Hall performances of the Symphonic Suite from Leonard Bernstein's On the Waterfront, the first Cleveland Orchestra performances of Augusta Read Thomas's Violin Concerto No. 3 ("Juggler in Paradise") with concertmaster William Preucil, and Aaron Copland's Symphony No. 3.
Mr. Mitchell will also lead the Orchestra's season finale from June 1 to 4, 2017, when he will conduct four performances of Leonard Bernstein's score for West Side Story alongside the film, in honor of the composer's upcoming centennial.