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Cleveland Orchestra cancels April & May concerts and activities due to concerns over coronavirus

Cleveland Orchestra suspends all remaining performances through the end of the 2019-2020 May season.

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Orchestra announced on Tuesday that they have suspended all remaining concerts in April and May due to the concerns about the spread of COVID-19. 

All public concerts and events planned through May 31, 2020 at Severance Hall are cancelled. This includes in-person education and community events and performances.

In a press release, President & CEO of The Cleveland Orchestra, André Gremillet said, “In accordance with state and federal containment guidelines and in order to help ensure the health of everyone across our community and beyond, today we are canceling all remaining performances by The Cleveland Orchestra through the end of the 2019-2020 season in May."

Music lovers can still enjoy and listen to the Cleveland Orchestra by tuning into weekly Saturday and Sunday broadcasts on ideastream or on the air with WCLV Classical 104.9 and online.

The Cleveland Orchestra will also post daily Mindful Music Moments on social media.  

In the near future, the Cleveland Orchestra plans on offering additional online performances and educational programs, including videos for children and families.

For Cleveland Orchestra subscribers and ticketholders, the following options are available:

• Donate your tickets to The Cleveland Orchestra and receive a tax deduction for the total ticket value.

• You can exchange your tickets for any Cleveland Orchestra performance during the 2020 Blossom Music Festival or 2020 Summers@Severance series.

• Exchange your tickets for a gift certificate

• Receive a refund for the value of the ticket.

For more information or to connect with a member of the Cleveland Orchestra ticket office staff, you can send an email to boxoffice@clevelandorchestra.com or call and leave a voicemail message at 216-231-1111.

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