2021 Blossom Music Festival

Individual tickets on sale now, subscriptions available by request*

A beloved summer tradition returns for ten weeks at Blossom Music Center, Summer Home of The Cleveland Orchestra.

Concert Schedule Health & Safety Info
  • *To purchase a subscription, please contact the Ticket Office (email or call 216-231-1111).
  • 2020 Blossom Lawn Books are valid for the 2021 summer season.
  • Blossom Music Festival Sponsored by The J.M. Smucker Co.

Previously announced for last summer's Blossom season, movie concerts will not take place in the 2021 season. Learn more & review ticketholder options below.

An American Celebration

July 3 & 4

Celebrate the start of the Blossom season and enjoy a night under the stars with great music, fireworks, and fun for the whole family!

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Mozart in the Meadows

July 11

Enjoy the natural beauty of Blossom and a splendid night of Mozart, featuring his Symphony No. 40.

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The Great American Songbook

July 18

A treasure trove of American songs overflowing with the very best of George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, and Oscar Hammerstein, featuring Broadway star and audience favorite Capathia Jenkins.

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From the New World

July 25

Experience the beauty of America through an outsider’s perspective – Dvorak’s – thrilled by the sounds and sights of this wild new country upon his arrival.

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Beethoven's Seventh Symphony

Aug 1

The Cleveland Orchestra performs one of Beethoven’s greatest and most admired symphonies, loved by audiences for its energy and beauty.

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Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The Beatles

Aug 8

The best of the Beatles like you’ve never before heard them: with symphony orchestra accompaniment. “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” “A Day in the Life,” and so much more!

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Tchaikovsky's Fourth

Aug 15

Seeking refuge in music when his life was in ruins, Tchaikovsky said of his Fourth Symphony's finale, "rejoice in the happiness of others and you can still live."

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Romantic Brahms

Aug 22

Enjoy a romantic evening with Brahms’s gorgeous Third Symphony. Filled with passion and longing, it has directly inspired many artists today.

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Enigma Variations

Aug 28

A lovely tribute – and a musical riddle. Elgar’s Enigma Variations was, in effect, his version of a mixtape: each movement was given as a tender portrait of a personal friend.

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Hollywood Under the Stars

Sep 4 & 5

One of Hollywood’s most sought-after film score conductors, Richard Kaufman, leads the Orchestra through blockbuster favorites, including works by John Williams for films like Superman, Harry Potter, Star Wars, E.T., and much more.

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COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

For the safety of all guests, musicians, staff, and volunteers at Blossom Music Festival, Covid-19 health and safety protocols will be in place. All protocols are in accordance with the guidelines from the State of Ohio and Summit County health department.

Mask Wearing

For the safety of all, guests are asked to wear a mask covering both the nose and mouth at all times throughout the venue, except when actively eating and drinking with your household.

Social Distancing

Physical distancing should be maintained with those outside of your household. Lawn monitors will assist in maintaining appropriate distancing, encouraging households to set up chairs 6 feet from other groups. Seating in the Pavilion will provide appropriate distance between all households. In accordance with state guidelines, capacity in the pavilion and on the lawn will be limited.

Wayfinding & Signage

Parking, entrance, and exit procedures will be posted to help direct guests on site, check for symptoms of Covid-19, and maintain social distancing.

Our Guests

Guests are asked not to visit Blossom Music Center if they are feeling sick, experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, or have been potentially exposed to Covid-19 until cleared by a medical professional. If guests develop symptoms while visiting Blossom, please return home immediately and contact your primary care physician.

Our Staff

Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center staff, musicians, and volunteers will wear masks, submit to daily temperature scans, frequently wash and sanitize hands, and disinfect high touch surfaces regularly.

Movie Concert Cancellations

Two previously announced movie concerts, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in Concert and Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsTM in Concert, will unfortunately not take place in the 2021 season.

While it is the Orchestra’s intention to reschedule one or both of these concerts in a future Blossom season, until large audiences and a full orchestra can safely be accommodated, these concerts are canceled.

Ticketholders are offered the following options:

Donate your tickets

Your support can lessen the huge impact of this unprecedented financial crisis for the Orchestra, and you will receive a tax receipt for the total ticket value. Ticket donations can be made online (login required).

Exchange your tickets for a gift certificate

Receive a gift certificate for the full value of your purchase, which can be used at any time in the future, for concerts at Blossom Music Festival or Severance Hall. Gift certificates do not expire but are non-refundable.

Receive a refund

The value your ticket can be refunded to the original form of purchase.

We're here to help.

Please contact the Ticket Office by Wednesday, June 30 if you would like to request one of these options. After that time, any outstanding tickets will be automatically converted to a gift certificate.

Our Ticket Office staff can be reached by email or phone (216-231-1111). Please allow up to 24 hours or until the end of the next business day if you are not immediately assisted.