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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Blossom Summer Soirée

A special event to benefit our summer home, this magical evening includes cocktails and an elegant dinner in the Knight Grove, followed by a gorgeous Cleveland Orchestra performance under the stars.

Gala at Severance

September 30, 2023

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.

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


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.

Gourmet Matinees


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.

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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