Under 18s FREE Concerts
for 2018-19 Severance Season

Young people ages 17 and under can attend selected Cleveland Orchestra concerts free! (one per regular-priced adult paid admission)

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  • Strauss's Ariadne preview image
    Opera: Strauss's Ariadne

    January 13
    Serious opera and slapstick comedy collide … but the shows must go on! The annual opera presentation is always one of the season's most anticipated events.

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  • Strauss and Mozart preview image
    Strauss and Mozart

    January 18
    Featuring Mozart's Divertimento No. 15 and Strauss's The Happy Workshop (a chamber symphony for wind instruments).

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  • Romantic Mozart preview image
    Romantic Mozart

    February 15 & 17
    A concert perfect for Valentine's weekend, including Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik and more.

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  • Beethoven's Pastoral preview image
    Beethoven's Pastoral

    February 22
    Beethoven's Sixth, paired with Mendelssohn's Third Symphony ("Scottish").

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  • Tchaikovsky's Fifth preview image
    Tchaikovsky's Fifth

    March 15 & 17
    Also including Haydn's Symphony No. 34 and Deutsch's Okeanos (concerto for organ and orchestra).

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  • Strauss's A Hero's Life preview image
    Strauss's A Hero's Life

    March 22
    Plus Schubert's Symphony No. 4 ("Tragic") and Webern's Six Pieces for Orchestra.

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  • Debussy and Scriabin preview image
    Debussy & Scriabin

    April 26
    Featuring Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Scriabin's The Poem of Ecstasy, Higdon's blue cathedral and MacMillan's Piano Concerto No. 3 ("Mysteries of Light").

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  • Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto preview image
    Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

    May 3 & 5
    Also including Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11 ("The Year 1905").

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  • Smetana's Má Vlast preview image
    Smetana's Má Vlast

    May 10
    Three tone poems from Smetana's Má Vlast: VyŠehrad, The Moldau, and Šárka - plus Martinů's Concerto for Two Pianos and more.

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  • Mitsuko Uchida Plays Bartók preview image
    Mitsuko Uchida Plays Bartók

    May 17
    Featuring Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 3 and Schubert's Mass No. 6.

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  • Keenlyside Sings Sibelius preview image
    Keenlyside Sings Sibelius

    May 24
    Featuring selected songs from Sibelius, Strauss's Aus Italien [From Italy], and Excerpts from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suites.

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  • Gershwin's An American In Paris preview image
    Movie Feature:
    Gershwin's An American In Paris

    May 31
    Experience this 1951 classic musical film featuring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron live on the big screen at Severance Hall with the score played live by The Cleveland Orchestra.

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