May's programs by the Cleveland Orchestra include a performance of one of the important trombone concertos in the classical repertoire, composed in 1966 by Italian composer Nina Rota and performed by Massimo La Rosa.
5/7 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 (Garrick Ohlsson, p; Franz Welser-Möst, cond)
5/14 Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole Paulus: Violin Concerto No. 3 Stravinsky: Pétrouchka (William Preucil, v; Giancarlo Guerrero, cond)
5/21 Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead Rota: Trombone Concerto Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6 (Massimo La Rosa, tn; Gianandrea Noseda, cond)
5/28 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Suite Mozart: Bassoon Concerto Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe (John Clouser, bn; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; James Feddeck, cond)