When you are in Cleveland, there's no better attraction than listening enraptured to the beautiful sounds of the Cleveland Orchestra. Considered to be one of the most acclaimed performing ensembles in the world, the orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, concert programming, and community engagement. Visitors can enjoy a performance and take part in educational programs as part of the experience.
The Cleveland Orchestra offers special Family Concerts in which visitors will enjoy a 60-minute narrated concert in the historic Severance Hall. The concert is structured around particular themes and featuring guest artists including young musicians, mimes, dancers, and actors. Prior to the performance, guests will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities. There are several different Family Concert series each year.
Each summer, the Cleveland Orchestra performs at the Blossom Music Center, a beautiful venue on 200 acres of rolling hills surrounded by the Cuyahoga National Park. Visitors can enhance the evening by bringing a picnic or you can also choose from a variety of boxed dinners. Guests can also dine at the Blossom Grille restaurant which serves a variety of freshly prepared entrees and a wide selection of beverages.
During the fall and winter months, the Cleveland Orchestra performs at Severance Hall, considered to be America’s most beautiful concert hall. Visitors will get to look at the amazing architecture and enjoy great acoustics during the performance. You may also want to dine at the Severance Restaurant prior to the concert. Guests should arrive 30 minutes before the performance to find your seat.