The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration: 1918-2018 (DVD/Blu-ray)
Artist: The Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst
Label: PBS Great Performances
Lang Lang, piano
Franz Welser-Möst has conducted The Cleveland Orchestra in a series of acclaimed video and audio productions, further enhancing the ensembles storied recorded legacy. At the Anniversary Gala on September 29, 2018, documented in the present video recording, he programmed works touching on more than a century of Viennese musical traditions. Opening with Mozarts Piano Concerto No. 24, featuring soloist Lang Lang, a regular collaborator with the orchestra since 2000, it also includes works by Richard and Johann Strauss, concluding with Ravels cataclysmic La Valse. The Cleveland Orchestra was founded in 1918.