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
[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.