The Cleveland OrchestraAndy Einhorn, conductor performed asan in-concert stage presentationdirected by Victoria Bussertandcreated in collaboration with the Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre ProgramfeaturingKailey Boyle as Nellie ForbushElliot Madore as Emile de BecqueLoretta Ables Sayre as Bloody MaryHanako Walrath as LiatGordia Hayes as Luther BillisRyan Silverman as Lieutenant Joseph Cable
Rodgers & Hammerstein’sSOUTH PACIFIC: IN CONCERTmusic by RICHARD RODGERSlyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN IIbook by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II and JOSHUA LOGANadapted from the Pulitzer Prizewinning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michenerconcert adaptation by David Ives
Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war.
The Cleveland Orchestra and members of the Baldwin Wallace University Music Theater program perform this beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein classic, featuring treasured tunes such as “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m in Love with a Wonderful Guy,” and “You’ve Got to be Carefully Taught.”
This concert adaptation was created by David Ives for the Carnegie Hall benefit presentation of South Pacific in 2005.
This concert is sponsored by PNC.
2019 Blossom Season Sponsor: The J.M. Smucker Company
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Introduced for Blossom Music Festival concerts in 2011, The Cleveland Orchestra's “Under 18s Free” program is designed to encourage families to attend Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Festival concerts together.
For more information on how it works, click here.
Free parking is available for all Blossom Music Festival concerts.
LAWN TICKET HOLDERS park free on grass lots. PAVILION TICKET HOLDERS are eligible for a parking pass or hang tag for one of Blossom's paved lots. Pavilion ticket holders who purchase tickets 10 days in advance automatically receive complimentary dated parking hang tags for Blossom’s paid parking lots C-D-E.
Blossom Subscribers receive an undated parking pass for Subscriber Lot B.
Box Seat holders receive complimentary dated parking hang tags for Blossom’s paid parking lot, First Energy Lot A.
View Blossom Grounds MapMore information about Blossom parking can be found here
The Tasting Room is a new addition to this summer's Blossom Music Festival. Located near Lot A (previously the Bandwagon Gift Shop), The Tasting Room is open before and after concerts, featuring small bites and a selection of fine wines and spirits.
This event's wine tasting includes: