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. Find out more on this page, and learn more about event opportunities offered with our donor benefits here.

Reach out to learn more about our special events or donor benefits:

Gala at Severance Hall

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 a gourmet meal. This event is on hold due to the uncertainty of the pandemic, and we will share more information when available.

Blossom Summer Soirée

Did you know that The Cleveland Orchestra owns and operates Blossom Music Center? In Summer 2021, we hope to invite you to our beautiful summer home for a special evening of delicious food, conversation, and a private performance by Cleveland Orchestra musicians.


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.

Reach out to learn more about going on tour with the Orchestra at specialevents@clevelandorchestra.com.

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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

Get to know us better with a performance featuring a Cleveland Orchestra musician, followed by a moderated conversation. This event is hosted by Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra. Due to the pandemic, all Meet the Artist events will be virtual until further notice.

Gourmet Matinees

In Summer 2021, we hope to invite you to an afternoon performance at Blossom Music Center featuring a Cleveland Orchestra musician, along with a gourmet meal and conversation with other orchestra supporters. This event is made possible by Blossom Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra.

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For more information on other special events or general inquiries, please contact us directly via email.

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