Brett Mitchell to lead multiple subscription weeks with The Cleveland Orchestra in 2016-17 season

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.

For complete details about The Cleveland Orchestra's 2016-17 season, please see this official news release and this article in The Plain Dealer.