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Friday, April 26, 2019

Internationally Renowned Cellist Amit Peled to Make His Cleveland Debut on May 15

Posted By on Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 2:36 PM

click to enlarge LEONID NOVOSELOV
  • Leonid Novoselov
From Wednesday, May 15, through Sunday, May 19, Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled will perform a series of concerts with CityMusic Cleveland that'll mark Peled’s Cleveland debut.

The concerts will include Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto no. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33 in a program titled Hidden Gems. Led by guest conductor Mélisse Brunet, who’ll also make her Cleveland debut, the programs will also include Mendelssohn’s Overture in C Major, Saint-Saëns’ Symphony no. 2 in A Minor, Op.55 and Kodály’s Dances of Galánta.



Peled's story is a remarkable one, and it's the subject of the 2017 children’s book, A Cello Named Pablo. The book follows his journey from the basketball courts of rural Israel to the world’s greatest concert halls.

Peled has performed as a soloist with in major concert halls with many of the world’s top orchestras. Highlights of his 2018-2019 season include performances of the Saint-Saëns cello concerto at the Kennedy Center and performances of the Penderecki cello concerto with the Warsaw Philharmonic as part of the composer’s 85th birthday celebration.

Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, at St. Noel Church in Willoughby Hills, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Temple Tiffereth-Israel in Beachwood, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at Lakewood Congregational Church in Lakewood, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus and at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at St. Jerome Church.

Admission to the shows is free.

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