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Cleveland Orchestra performances returning to Severance: What you need to know

This opening night will mark the start of the Cleveland Orchestra’s 104th season.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: Video at the top of this story was originally published on Sept. 30, 2021.

The Cleveland Orchestra is opening its 2021-22 season with public concerts at Severance for the first time since March of 2020. The opening night performance with Music Director Franz Welser-Möst and cellist Alisa Weilerstein is set for Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m.

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This opening night will mark the start of the Cleveland Orchestra’s 104th season, and marks its 20th season under the direction of Welser-Möst.

The Cleveland Orchestra said in a release that it “will welcome audiences back to Severance as a more flexible, innovative, versatile and empathetic institution, strengthened by the lessons of the past 14 months. At the same time, it recommits to the transformational experience of witnessing live music in a communal gathering from October through May 2022.”

Those that are interested in purchasing tickets can click here for more information.

Those in attendance must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test and also wear a face covering. The health and safety guidelines are asked to be reviewed before coming to Severance, and they can be found here.


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