2023 Press Releases

January 27, 2023 The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Florida for three weeks in 2023-24 season, marking its 17th year at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

The Cleveland Orchestra announces details of the 17th year of its Miami residency in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Spanning three weeks during the 2023-24 season, it includes concerts at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall with conductor Stéphane Denève on November 17 and 18, 2023 Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Möst on January 26 and 27, 2024 and Karina Canellakis on February 2 and 3, 2024. The residency also includes education initiatives and community programming for Miami-Dade County School students.

January 24, 2023 The Cleveland Orchestra announces $1 million gift to establish the Gay Cull Addicott and Robert R. Cull Fund

The Cleveland Orchestra announced a $1 million gift to the Orchestra’s general endowment to establish the Gay Cull Addicott and Robert R. Cull Fund, from the estate of the late Gay Cull Addicott, a Cleveland Orchestra Trustee for Life. Gay served as a trustee from 2002 to 2022.

January 16, 2023 The Cleveland Orchestra presents 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards

The Cleveland Orchestra presented its 19th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards to LaJean Ray, Dr. William Henry Caldwell, and the MLK Community Chorus on Sunday, January 15. The awards ceremony kicked off The Cleveland Orchestra’s 43rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert at Severance Music Center.

January 10, 2023 The Cleveland Orchestra hires Jejuana C. Brown as Director of Diversity & Inclusion

The Cleveland Orchestra announced the hiring of Jejuana C. Brown in the senior team role of Director of Diversity & Inclusion. Ms. Brown assumes this position starting Wednesday, January 11. Reporting directly to The Cleveland Orchestra’s President & CEO and in close collaboration with the Vice President, Human Resources, as well as all executive and senior leadership, the Director of Diversity & Inclusion is a new position responsible for guiding and implementing efforts to define, understand, assess, and cultivate diversity.