Everything You Need to Know About the Cleveland Orchestra's Hough Residency Plans


  • Brett Mitchell, photo by Roger Mastroianni

After months of waiting, fans of the Cleveland Orchestra can now plan and get tickets for the orchestra’s Hough neighborhood residency.

The residency, produced through a partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art, brings the world-class organization into the community, giving fans and residents a chance to see the orchestra outside of its usual venue at Severance Hall.

Late last week, details and dates were announced, including the centerpiece of the festivities, a free community concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the East Technical Professional Center on E. 79th Street. The program will be broadcast on WCLV-104.9 FM for those unable to attend. 

Tickets can be picked up during regular business hours starting today at the locations below and are first-come, first-serve, with a maximum of four tickets per person.

● Baseball Heritage Museum
● Cleveland UMADADOP
● East High Alumni Assoc.
● Eliza Bryant Village
● Fatima Family Center
● Hough Development Corp.
● Langston Hughes Library
● Lexington Bell Community Center
● Rainey Institute
● Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center

There's a whole lot more as the Orchestra pops up in Hough — previous residencies took place in Lakewood, Detroit Shoreway and Slavic Village. 

There will be a hands-on family workshop about the Cleveland Orchestra’s “Star Spangled Spectacular” on July 28 at 5 p.m. at the Langston Hughes Library. The library will also host a “Musical Rainbow” concert on Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. that features violist Lisa Boyko.

On Aug. 6, “A New Day in Hough” will run events starting at 6 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. that includes a pancake breakfast, a parade and a baseball game.

At Eliza Bryant Village on Aug. 28, there will be a community open house starting at 1 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m. that includes performances from the Cleveland Orchestra chamber ensemble and the Eliza Bryant choir.

Be sure to check out one of the events.

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