Special Events

Go behind-the-scenes and deepen your connection to your Cleveland Orchestra with one-of-a-kind experiences.

Fundraising Events

Supporters of The Cleveland Orchestra receive access to one-of-a-kind events and benefits. Learn more about event opportunities offered with our donor benefits, or get in touch with someone on our team if you have a more specific question.

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Gala at Severance Hall

Oct 16

The Cleveland Orchestra's annual fundraising gala is our most anticipated event of the season, with a private performance by The Cleveland Orchestra, cocktails with other music-lovers, and an elegant dinner in the hall.

Special event in The Bogomolny-Kozerefski Grand Foyer

Blossom Summer Soirée

Aug 22

Later this summer, The Cleveland Orchestra will host the first-annual Blossom Summer Soirée at Blossom Music Center, a special event to benefit our summer home. Join us for an evening of magic, music, and merriment, featuring dinner in the Knight Grove and a gorgeous performance by the Orchestra.

Audience gathering on the Lawn at Blossom Music Center

Go on tour with us, and see the world alongside The Cleveland Orchestra

Whether traveling to the great cities of Europe or the music halls of Asia, enjoy a luxury itinerary that includes fine dining, curated city tours, meet & greets with musicians, and tickets to all of the Orchestra’s performances while on tour.

Want to go on tour with the Orchestra? Learn more or reach out to us:

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Volunteer Appreciation Events

Members of Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra are invited to special events throughout the year. Learn more about our volunteer committees and how to become a member below.

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Meet the Artist

Next Event: Friday, Nov 5

Join us for an intimate performance featuring a Cleveland Orchestra musician, followed by a moderated conversation with the performer. Meet the Artist events are hosted by Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra.

Percussionist Thomas Sherwood ringing a bell backstage

Gourmet Matinees

Returning Summer 2022

Join your fellow Orchestra supporters at Blossom Music Center for a gourmet meal and private performance by a Cleveland Orchestra musician. Gourmet Matinees are made possible by Blossom Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra, and will return in-person at Blossom next summer.

Guests gathering for a special event at Blossom Music Center
Audience members applauding a performance at Severance Hall

Want to learn more?

We're happy to answer your questions. For more information on other special events or general inquiries, please contact us directly via email.

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