Equally at home in the symphonic pops and classical world, Carl Topilow, founding conductor of the renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra, combines decades of experience as conductor, clarinetist, and entertainer, presenting innovative concerts in both the pops and classical spheres.
Music Director and Counductor, The Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Music Director and Conductor, National Repertory Orchestra
Music Director and Conductor, Firelands Symphony Orchestra
[Firelands Symphony Orchestra] For decades, musical scores have created the soundscape for romantic movies and musicals we all enjoy! This romantic program, full of unforgettable melodies of the stage and screen will include music from Romeo and Juliet, Gone with the Wind, Cinema Paradiso and many other silver screen favorites.
[Cleveland POPS Orchestra] Imagine an evening of listening to the songs that linger in your memory, and that have become the music of your life ─ performed by the great Cleveland Pops Orchestra and sung by wonderful guest vocalists. You can enjoy that experience on March 9, 2019 at Severance Hall. Relive those wonderful memories and make them new again with Cleveland Pops.
[Cleveland Pops Orchestra] From pop to opera to romantic Neapolitan ballads, Italian music has topped the charts for centuries. Cleveland Pops presents a night of popular Italian selections ─ familiar to everyone and beloved by all.
[Firelands Symphony Orchestra] Pictures at an Exhibition is a suite of ten pieces composed by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874. Although originally composed for solo piano, Pictures became better known in orchestral form after Mussorgsky’s death, particularly as arranged by French composer Maurice Ravel in 1922.