Carl Topilow, conductor, and Wesley Skinner, cellist

Tonight at 8:00, WCLV live broadcasts the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra’s first concert of the season. The featured soloist of the evening is cellist Wesley Skinner, who won the CIM Concerto Competition this past spring. He’ll perform Camille Saint-Saëns’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, op. 33. Rounding out the program are Ottorino Respighi’s “Fountains of Rome” and Antonin Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70. Carl Topilow conducts.

WCLV’s Angela Mitchell sits down with Carl and Wesley in between rehearsals at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

 Carl Topilow

Carl Topilow