Video: 'An American in Paris' with The Cleveland Orchestra

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Orchestra has published several behind-the-scenes videos previewing their upcoming performances of the classic 1951 film ‘An American in Paris’ led by guest conductor Brett Mitchell.

In the first video, Mr. Mitchell explores the methods and challenges of syncing a live orchestra in 2019 with singing and dancing in a film made almost 70 years ago:

Opening on the iconic MGM lion roar, the Academy-Award winning score to "An American in Paris" kicks off at a blazing pace! Watch conductor Brett Mitchell lead The Cleveland Orchestra in the opening moments of this classic movie musical.