Audio: Brett Mitchell discusses "The Nutcracker," "It's a Wonderful Life," and The Cleveland Orchestra's annual holiday festival

Brett Mitchell will lead The Cleveland Orchestra and Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's production of The Nutcracker at the State Theatre in downtown Cleveland from Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. (Photo by Alexander Iziliaev)

Brett Mitchell will lead The Cleveland Orchestra and Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's production of The Nutcracker at the State Theatre in downtown Cleveland from Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. (Photo by Alexander Iziliaev)

Brett Mitchell recently spoke with WCLV Classical 104.9's Bill O'Connell about his upcoming performances with The Cleveland Orchestra of The Nutcracker (presented with the Pennsylvania Ballet), It's a Wonderful Life, and its annual holiday festival. To hear these interviews, please click here.