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The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst extend acclaimed partnership to 2027

September 22nd, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a new five-year extension of Franz Welser-Möst’s contract as Music Director, continuing a partnership that began in 2002 to 2027.  The announcement was made at Severance Hall in Cleveland at the Gala Concert opening the Orchestra’s 2019-20 season. “I am delighted to announce this extended contract, ensuring The Cleveland Orchestra’s acclaimed partnership with Franz Welser-Möst for an additional five years to 2027,” said Richard K. Smucker, Chair of the Orchestra’s Board of Trustees.  “From Franz’s work here over the past quarter century,... Read More

The Cleveland Orchestra announces Music Study Groups for 2019-20 concert season

August 19th, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups for the 2019-20 season will begin on September 24, 25, and 26, 2019 at convenient community locations across the Greater Cleveland area. The classes explore music from The Cleveland Orchestra’s upcoming season of subscription concerts at Severance Hall. This series is divided into three parts — fall, winter, spring — and participants may register for a selection of classes that best fits their schedule. Presented in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Public Library and Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, The Cleveland Orchestra... Read More

The Cleveland Orchestra Presents Star-Spangled Spectacular!

July 23rd, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra announces additional program details for its 30th annual free community concert in downtown Cleveland, which takes place rain or shine on Wednesday, August 7 at 9:00 p.m. This year’s Star-Spangled Spectacular, brought to you by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and sponsored by KeyBank, will be held on Cleveland’s spacious Mall B, located at 300 St. Clair Avenue, between the Global Center for Health Innovation and Cleveland Public Auditorium. Led by guest conductor Loras John Schissel, this annual presentation celebrates our nation and our extraordinary Northeast Ohio... Read More

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with The Cleveland Orchestra’s Romantic Mozart

February 11th, 2019

Just in time for Valentine’s Day is a delightful program of Mozart favorites, including his ever popular Eine kleine Nachtmusic, the gorgeous and joyous Exsultate, jubilate, and his ambitiously grand “Prague” Symphony. The Cleveland Orchestra brings you Romantic Mozart this Thursday Feb 14 at 7:30 p.m., Friday Feb 15 at 7 p.m., Saturday Feb 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday Feb 17 at 3 p.m. at Severance Hall (11001 Euclid Ave Cleveland). Here is what you can expect throughout this magical evening: MOZART – Fantasia: Piece for Mechanical Clock, K608 (arranged by Harry Bicket) — U.S. premiere MOZART... Read More

The Cleveland Orchestra extends Vinay Parameswaran’s contract as Assistant Conductor and Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Music Director through 2020-21 season

February 8th, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced an extension of Assistant Conductor Vinay Parameswaran’s contracts. The agreement continues Parameswaran’s tenure with the Orchestra for two years through the 2020-21 season. He will continue to hold the Elizabeth Ring and William Gwinn Mather Assistant Conductor Endowed Chair. A concurrent agreement extends Parameswaran’s role as Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra through the same period.   Vinay Parameswaran joined the conducting staff of The Cleveland Orchestra in August 2017. Over the past two seasons as assistant conductor,... Read More

Cleveland area nonprofits partner with City of Cleveland to “Play It Forward”

January 21st, 2019

Musical Instrument Donation Drive to Benefit Cleveland Children Begins on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Severance Hall   CLEVELAND, OH – On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 21, 2019, from 12 – 5 p.m., a group of five Cleveland nonprofit and public organizations will kick off a three month donation drive for gently-used musical instruments. The instruments will be assessed, repaired, and gifted to children participating in recreation center programs in the Glenville Neighborhood in Cleveland’s 9th Ward. The effort is a collaboration of Arts Cleveland, the Center for Arts-Inspired... Read More

The Cleveland Orchestra Presents Strauss and Mozart

January 15th, 2019

Experience the classics with The Cleveland Orchestra, this Friday evening. The Cleveland Orchestra presents Strauss & Mozart this Friday Jan 18 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Severance Hall (11001 Euclid Avenue Cleveland). This program will feature two rarely heard works for small ensembles, showcasing different sections of the orchestra — one for strings and one for winds, and complementing the Orchestra’s performances of Richard Strauss’s opera Ariadne auf Naxos. Featured Works: MOZART – Divertimento in B-flat major, K287 (for two horns and strings) RICHARD STRAUSS – Sonatina... Read More

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Severance Hall this Thanksgiving Weekend

November 19th, 2018

One of music’s best-known Baroque works comes to life at Severance Hall for one weekend only. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons comes to Reinberger Chamber Hall in Severance Hall (11001 Euclid Ave. Cleveland) this Friday Nov 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday Nov 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday Nov 25 at 3 p.m. One of music’s best-known Baroque works comes to life at Severance Hall for one weekend only.  In his Four Seasons, legendary composer Antonio Vivaldi portrays a year filled with hope, flowering growth, flourishing abundance, and the quiet gathering of energy for tomorrow. Enjoy the following masterpieces at this... Read More