2024 Press Releases

May 14, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces return of Summers at Severance with three concerts

After a five-year hiatus, The Cleveland Orchestra announced its popular Summers at Severance series will return to Severance Music Center with three Thursday night concerts on July 11, July 25, and August 15. Individual tickets and series packages are now on sale.

April 17, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 80th international tour with eight performances in Berlin, Helsinki, Lucerne, Ansfelden, Bratislava, and Vienna

Music Director Franz Welser-Möst leads the Orchestra on the 200th anniversary of Anton Bruckner’s birth in Ansfelden, the composer’s hometown

April 10, 2024 Audition appointments open for Cleveland Orchestra Choruses

Audition appointments are now open for The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, the Blossom Festival Chorus, The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus, and The Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Choruses.

April 8, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra returns to South Florida for its 18th Miami Residency

The Cleveland Orchestra announced it will return to South Florida for three weeks during its 2024–25 season. This marks the 18th year of the Orchestra’s Miami Residency and its continued partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County.

April 5, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra launches partnership with Apple Music Classical

The Cleveland Orchestra released a new spatial audio recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 6, led by Music Director Franz Welser-Möst. The recording is available exclusively on Apple Music Classical as part of a new partnership between Apple Music and The Cleveland Orchestra, which will highlight exclusive releases, curated playlists, and editorial features.

March 17, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 107th season

The Cleveland Orchestra announced on Sunday its 2024–25 season at Severance Music Center, marking the 23rd year of its acclaimed partnership with Music Director Franz Welser-Möst. 

March 11, 2024 A Statement on David Radzynski

March 7, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra adds three new events to its second annual Mandel Opera & Humanities Festival

The Cleveland Orchestra announced three new programs as part of its second annual Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Opera & Humanities Festival, which runs May 15 to May 26 at Severance Music Center in collaboration with eight partner organizations, including Tri-C JazzFest, Assembly for the Arts, and Cleveland Public Library.

February 26, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces ‘An Evening With John Legend’ at Blossom Music Center

The Cleveland Orchestra is thrilled to announce it will perform with multi-platinum, 12-time Grammy Award–winner John Legend at Blossom Music Center on Thursday, August 8.

February 22, 2024 The The Cleveland Orchestra announces $4.6 million gift from Myrna and Jim Spira

The Cleveland Orchestra announced it has received a generous gift of $4.6 million from longtime patrons and supporters Myrna and Jim Spira. The contribution will help support The Cleveland Orchestra’s artistic programming, pension fund, and annual fund.

February 18, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces 2024 Blossom Music Festival

The Cleveland Orchestra announced an exciting lineup of classical favorites and star-studded pops concerts for its 2024 Blossom Music Festival. The festival runs June 29 to September 1 at Blossom Music Center, the Orchestra’s scenic summer home in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

February 15, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces In Community Chamber Concert Series with composer-in-residence Allison Loggins-Hull

The Cleveland Orchestra and flutist, composer, and producer Allison Loggins-Hull announced a series of four free concerts in collaboration with Cleveland community partners.

January 15, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra presents 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service in the Arts Awards

The Cleveland Orchestra presented its 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service in the Arts Awards on Sunday to Darelle Hill, community programs manager at the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.

January 11, 2024 Franz Welser-Möst announces the conclusion of his tenure as Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra in 2027 after 25 years of artistic innovation, deep-rooted community engagement, and international acclaim

Franz Welser-Möst announced today that he will not renew his contract as Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra beyond June 2027, when his current contract ends.

January 4, 2024 The Cleveland Orchestra announces its second sensory-friendly concert

The Cleveland Orchestra announced it will host its second sensory-friendly concert at Severance Music Center on Saturday, February 24, at 11 a.m.