AN INTERNATIONAL BAROQUE ORCHESTRA AT HOME IN NORTHEAST OHIO
Sold out at Tanglewood, in Boston, in Madrid and at the BBC Proms in London. And here at home, Apollo’s Fire brings world-class performances to your doorstep in a continuous “tour” of Northeast Ohio neighborhoods. We love playing for our amazing home audience—the third largest early-music audience in the country!
AF’s subscription programs have repeatedly been chosen by GRAMOPHONE and BBC MAGAZINE as among the “Top 20 concerts in North America.” Founding artistic director Jeannette Sorrell is hailed for her “inspired leadership” (THE INDEPENDENT, London) and “revelatory performances” (OPERA NEWS). Sorrell and her musicians are dedicated to reviving the true spirit of baroque performances—not only with period instruments, but with the emotional impact the music was intended to convey:
See AF’s full bio below.
FROM THE PRESS
“Apollo’s Fire under the direction of Sorrell has put Cleveland firmly on the period-performance map.”
–THE NEW YORKER
“Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra is setting the classical world aflame. Surely some of those [tour audiences] are now jealous of Cleveland.”
–THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER
“Superlative music-making… The results were thrilling.”
–THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London
(Best 5 Classical Concerts of 2014)
“Apollo’s Fire conquered Tanglewood. The encore truly brought the house down.”
–THE BOSTON MUSICAL INTELLIGENCER