Internationally acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis will be awarded the 2011 Cleveland Arts Prize for Music and Dance on June 28th at the 51st annual awards ceremony at the Gartner Auditorium at The Cleveland Museum of Art.
Next month, the longest-serving music director in the RPOâ€™s history retires. Christopher Seaman will become the orchestraâ€™s first conductor for life, and his departure sets the stage for the next artistic leader, Norwegian conductor Arild Remmereit.
Monday, April 11th is the birth anniversary (in 1891) of one of my favorite composers, Sergei Prokofiev. Okay, thereâ€™s some confusion here since, if you follow the Gregorian calendar, itâ€™s April 23th.