04/15/2009

CIM ORCHESTRA AT SEVERANCE HALL APRIL 15

The CIM Orchestra will perform their last concert of the season at Severance Hall on Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m. Conducted by CARL TOPILOW, the program will feature violin soloist , STEFANI COLLINS and works by Strauss, Dohnányi and Prokofiev. This performance is presented in honor of Key Foundation and in cooperation with the Musical Arts Association. Admission is free, although tickets are required and may be obtained by calling the Severance Hall Box Office at 216.231.1111. This performance will be broadcast live on WCLV with support from Audio-Technica. Visit cim.edu for more information.
Carl Topilow is the director of the orchestral program at CIM. He is also the primary instructor for the master's program in orchestral conducting. Mr. Topilow is music director and conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and the National Repertory Orchestra, a summer music festival based in Breckenridge, Colorado and is the newly appointed music director of the Firelands Symphony in Sandusky, Ohio. Founding conductor of the Summit Brass, he has conducted orchestras in 30 states and ten countries. Mr. Topilow's newest CD, Music of America, features him as clarinetist performing with his brother, pianist Arthur Topilow.
Stefani Allison Collins, from Greensboro, N.C., is currently studying violin with Paul Kantor as a Starling Foundation scholarship recipient at CIM and as a fellowship student at the Aspen Music Festival. Winner of numerous awards, she was recently named the 2009 DeLay Fellow at Aspen Music Festival and was a winner of the 2008 fall concerto competition at CIM. In 2007, Ms. Collins was the national winner in the MTNA senior strings competition in Toronto and was selected as a Young Artist for the Starling-DeLay Symposium at Juilliard. Ms. Collins also participated in a live taping of From the Top with Christopher O'Reilly.
Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00 PM
Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland
THE CIM ORCHESTRA
CARL TOPILOW, conductor
STEFANI COLLINS, violin
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
DOHNÁNYI Violin Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet
Presented in honor of Key Foundation and in cooperation with the Musical Arts Association
Admission free. Tickets required. Call the Severance Hall Box Office at 216. 231.1111
Audio-Technica live broadcast on WCLV 104.9 FM
 

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