KeyBank Fridays@7: French Impressions
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KeyBank Fridays@7: French Impressions

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The Cleveland Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano


Great music, great drinks, and great company.
And a fresh approach to Friday nights!

Our popular Fridays@7 concert series returns with a unique twist on a musical night out.  The Plain Dealer calls it "the place to be on Friday night."  It's an exciting new way to enjoy a night out with incredible music.  An hour-long concert with the incomparable Cleveland Orchestra, with a relaxed @fter-Party of more music and more fun.

6 p.m. Pre-Concert St@rters . . .
Arrive early for a pre-concert happy hour with French-themed drinks and appetizers.

7 p.m. KeyBank Fridays@7: The Cleveland Orchestra . . .
Enjoy works by two masters of French Impressionist music:  Ravel and Debussy

8 p.m. @fter-Party in the Grand Foyer and more . . .
Severance Hall stays open for the evening, with DJ Brad Petty spinning soft French pop and house music.

Mix and mingle, in the Bogomolny-Kozerefski Grand Foyer, or in the more intimate Smith Lobby — and enjoy a showcase of local artwork presented in partnership with 78th Street Studios.

Or . . . head to Severance Restaurant for post-concert dessert and drinks, with live music by Luca Mundaca.  (Restaurant reservations highly recommended.)

Concert at a Glance
RAVEL - Piano Concerto in G major
DEBUSSY - Images 
The Fridays@7 concert series is sponsored by 
     a Cleveland Orchestra Partner in Excellence.

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Severance Restaurant

Severance Restaurant at Severance Hall is operated by Marigold Catering and features contemporary American cuisine in an elegant setting.  The restaurant is perfect for a quick bite or leisurely dinner before the concert, or post-concert offerings on select evenings.

The restaurant is located on the street level of Severance Hall along East Boulevard. 

Pre/Post-Concert Dining
Severance Restaurant will be open with a series of post-concert, acoustic performances featuring popular Cleveland musicians.  The restaurant, which opens at 5 p.m. for pre-concert dining, will offer full dinner service pre- and post-concert.

Reservations are advised, especially for pre-concert dinner service.

For Severance Restaurant reservations, 
please call 216-231-7373 anytime,
or reserve online:

    Before concerts and at intermissions, Severance Hall offers wine, beer, cocktails, other beverages, desserts and light refreshments at lobby bars in the Smith Lobby on the street level, in the Bogomolny-Kozerefski Grand Foyer, and in the Kulas Dress Circle Lobby.

Pre-Order Intermission Drinks
     Intermission drinks can be ordered prior to the start of the performance at any bar location at Severance Hall.  Pre-order and pay, and your drink will be waiting for you at intermission.

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Read the Program Book


Commentary and historical background about the music are printed in program books distributed free-of-charge at most Cleveland Orchestra concerts. The program notes are usually available on-line ahead of time.

Click here to read the program book for this concert.

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A variety of parking options are available for concerts at Severance Hall, including guaranteed pre-paid parking passes (purchased through the Ticket Office or via this website) for many but not all events.

The Case Western Reserve University Campus Center Garage is located directly adjacent to Severance Hall (parking entrance is off East Boulevard), with stair and elevator access to Severance Hall.  Event parking in the Campus Center Garage can be purchased for $11 per vehicle when space permits. However, the garage often fills up well before concert time and only patrons who purchase pre-paid parking passes are ensured a parking space. 

close croppedPre-Paid Parking for the Campus Center Garage can be purchased for many concerts in advance for $15 per concert by calling the Ticket Office or through this website.  Pre-paid parking guarantees you a space, but availability of pre-paid parking passes is limited.  

If you are purchasing online via this website, you will have the opportunity after selecting your concert tickets to add pre-paid parking (if pre-paid parking is available for your performance) to your order.  Please note that each pre-paid parking pass is for a specific date and concert).

If you have already purchased concert tickets, you can still purchase pre-paid parking online by locating the car icon at the top righthand side of this page.  The text with the icon will show you whether pre-paid parking is availble.  Click on the link.

Parking can also be purchased through the Ticket Office by calling 216-231-1111.

Limited additional event parking is available in the Case Western Reserve University Lot 1 off Euclid Avenue across from Severance Hall, or at the University Circle Lot 13A on Adelbert Road, and at the Cleveland Botanical Garden parking garage on East Boulevard.  Space at these lots may be particularly limited during weekday daytime hours.  Some on-street parking is also available, but often fills up well before curtain time.

For a printable map of parking areas surrounding Severance Hall, click here.

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