Preview: "Cleveland Orchestra pulls back the curtain on a diverse 2017 Blossom Festival season"

Brett Mitchell will preside over a trio of performances to conclude The Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Blossom Music Festival. (Photo by Roger Mastroianni)

Brett Mitchell will preside over a trio of performances to conclude The Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Blossom Music Festival. (Photo by Roger Mastroianni)

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) has published a story about about The Cleveland Orchestra's newly announced 2017 Blossom Music Festival season, featuring a trio of performances over Labor Day weekend under the baton of Brett Mitchell in his final performances as the orchestra's associate conductor:

The program likely to attract the biggest audience is the season finale: John Williams' "E.T.," in a live performance in time with the film. Wise to the popularity of film concerts, the orchestra has scheduled three performances of "E.T.," in an effort to prevent overcrowding.

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