Cleveland Orchestra Relaunches Family Concert Series With Two New Spring Programs
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Orchestra has just taken another important step towards a return to normalcy.
On Wednesday, he announced that next year will see the return of Family Concerts, his popular line of programs for young people and their families. The series had been interrupted during the pandemic.
“It’s so exciting to see families filling the hall, introducing the children to the orchestra and its music,” said Joan Katz Napoli, vice president of education and community engagement, in a prepared statement. “Children are naturally drawn to music …”
Both concerts will take place in the spring at the Severance Music Center and will be conducted by Vinay Parameswaran, the orchestra’s associate conductor.
The first program, on Sunday March 13, will be “The Listener”, a special offer from the Magic Circle Mime Co. As a conductor attempts to perform works by Britten, Bernstein, John Williams and Mozart, two The audience’s comedic factories disrupt the musicians, ultimately relaying a message about audience behavior.
After that, on Saturday May 7, comes “Le Chevalier”, featuring French composer Joseph Bologne, a little-known black contemporary of Mozart. Four actors from Concert Theater Works will bring Bologna history and music to life with orchestra and guest violinist Brendon Elliott, member of the New World Symphony and the Sphinx Organization.
Both performances will be live and in person. All guests will be required to wear masks throughout performances and present proof of full vaccination or a recent negative test. Home antibody tests must have been completed within 24 hours of admission. PCR testing can be performed within 72 hours of the concert.
Season tickets, from $ 30 to $ 60, are available now for former Family Concert season subscribers. Individual tickets, $ 15 to $ 30, go on sale Monday, December 13. One child aged 17 and under is free for each adult ticket purchased, not including seats in the boxes. To order or for more information, visit clevelandorchestra.com or dial 216-231-1111.