A blend of Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss provided an uplifting SSO concert last night. I dips me lid to the programmers. The standout was always going to be the Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, but the preceding music, which the SSO had never performed before, made a worthy first half bookend.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The death in 2016 of rock icon David Bowie gave the artist his final, albeit posthumous, persona as a secular saint of rock and roll. So it was not at all inapposite to find CityMusic Cleveland's celebration of Bowie taking place Saturday night in the Rococo interior of the Shrine Church of St.