Preview: "Enter the Fortissimo of Solitude at superhero-themed Cleveland Orchestra concert"

Brett Mitchell will lead The Cleveland Orchestra in works of John Williams and Michael Daugherty to celebrate Cleveland's heritage as the birthplace of Superman.

Brett Mitchell will lead The Cleveland Orchestra in works of John Williams and Michael Daugherty to celebrate Cleveland's heritage as the birthplace of Superman.

CoolCleveland has published a preview of Brett Mitchell's upcoming concert with The Cleveland Orchestra featuring the music of Superman, including works by John Williams and Michael Daugherty:

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s more jobs leaving the area! No, it’s the Cleveland Orchestra’s annual kiddie offering for Halloween.

The Halloween Spooktacular: Superman at the Symphony happens in a Severance Hall open to youngsters in costume (there will be contest judging). Superman and Supergirl are the themes (so Batman probably broods somewhere, as usual). John Williams’ music from the Hollywood adaptations will be played by the Cleveland Orchestra under mild-mannered conductor Brett Mitchell, along with projected Man of Steel imagery.

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