2022 Blossom Music Festival Time to Blossom

Northeast Ohio’s favorite summer tradition returned for a new season of concerts and picnics at Blossom Music Center.

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  • 2022 Blossom Music Festival Presenting Sponsor: The J.M. Smucker Co.

Concert Schedule

Fanfare for the Common Man

July 2

A jubilant symphony and a Fanfare for the Common Man. Copland’s third symphony is often called The Great American Symphony.

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Salute to America

July 3 & 4

Blossom’s traditional star-spangled celebration returns with a mix of patriotic marches, Broadway favorites, and an Armed Forces salute — concluding with fireworks!

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July 9

One of the most magical scores in all symphonic music, Rimsky-Korsakov’s wondrous Scheherazade brings Arabian Nights to dazzling life.

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Paul Simon Songbook

July 10

An evening of music by the legendary Paul Simon. This concert of music by the multi-Grammy-winning legend explores his artistry as a songwriter from his years with Simon and Garfunkel through his solo albums

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Pines and Fountains of Rome

July 16

Vivid, dazzling pictures of Rome painted by a master symphonist. Respighi’s symphonic poems evoke the sights and sounds of the Eternal City.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in Concert
July 22-24

Relive the first installment of Peter Jackson’s fantasy adventure trilogy (based on the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien), with the music performed live by The Cleveland Orchestra!

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Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

July 30

Famous melodies and tuneful country dances. Relax under the stars and enjoy delightful music from the Romantic era.

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Broadway Legends: Webber, Sondheim, Bernstein, and More

July 31

Broadway mega hits. Star vocalists. A night to remember.

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Grieg’s Piano Concerto

Aug 6

From its grand opening arpeggios to tour-de-force finale, Grieg’s masterpiece is one of the most popular-and most recognizable-piano concertos ever written.

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Aug 7

Blossom Music Festival favorite Jahja Ling leads a journey through a trio of Beethoven masterpieces: the Egmont Overture, Symphony No. 4, and Symphony No. 5.

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Romantic Rachmaninoff

Aug 13

Hauntingly beautiful, heartrendingly emotional, and unabashedly romantic. Its soaring melodies have made it a perpetual hit since it was first composed.

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Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets in Concert
Aug 20 & 21

Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts.

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Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Aug 27

Music that evokes the seasons and tells a story. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons portrays a year filled with hope, flowering growth, flourishing abundance, and the quiet gathering of energy for tomorrow.

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The Sound of Music

Sep 3 & 4

The treasured musical by the legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein. Pack a picnic and bring the whole family for this special season finale, featuring The Blossom Festival Orchestra and members of the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music’s Music Theatre Program.

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Blossom Music Center Health & Safety

The Cleveland Orchestra is committed to creating a safe and comfortable environment for audiences, musicians, guests, staff, and volunteers.

To ensure your experience with The Cleveland Orchestra is as safe as possible, we continue to consult with the Cleveland Clinic and local public health authorities for health and safety guidelines. Up to date information will be available this Spring.

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