Since The Lord of the Rings Symphony had its first performance in New Zealand in 2003, there has been no stopping this orchestral hit. When the Cleveland Orchestra, its Chorus and Children’s Chorus perform it this week, the number of performances will top 90 — a number that would make any contemporary classical composer envious. Seats for the three concerts, Friday through next Sunday at Severance Hall, are sold out. At press time, standing room tickets were still available for $15. Some $18 tickets remained for the open dress rehearsal on Thursday. [More]