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20th Anniversary Commemorative Program Book

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20th Anniversary Season Subscriptions
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If you haven’t enjoyed a Cleveland POPS Orchestra subscription before, this is the year to give it a try. You will not only receive our lowest subscription price ever, but we have added a list of exclusive benefits (listed below) that will increase your enjoyment of a complete Cleveland POPS concert experience.

We are pleased to announce our 2016-2017 Concert Season—a continuation of our 20th Anniversary Celebration—which promises to be both entertaining and engaging, bringing you the music you love. We will be presenting a wonderful variety of themes featuring your Cleveland Pops Orchestra and Chorus with dynamic guest artists. This year’s menu will include:

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 April 21st 2017,  And the Tony Goes To…
 May 19th 2017, Salute to America’s Fighting Forces*

Past 2016/2017 Season Concerts

  • November 12th 2016, a musical tribute to the James Bond movies
  • November 27th 2016, Holiday Pops*
  • December 31st 2016, New Year’s Eve*
  • January 21st 2017, the songs from the golden era of the movie musical
  • March 25th 2017, I Love a Piano
    *Our trio of traditional concerts that our audiences look forward to each year.

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00 pm

The Name is Bond…James Bond!

Severance Hall

Tickets: $21 to $95

For over five decades, the movie adventures of Ian Fleming’s Agent 007 have been accompanied by beautiful girls and exciting musical themes by extraordinary composers. Relive those unforgettable musical memories with Carl Topilow and the Cleveland POPS—also featuring star of Broadway, TV and movies: singer/actor/comedienne Rachel York.

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Subscription Concert

Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Let the Merry Bells Keep Ringing

Connor Palace Theater

Tickets: $14 - $39

Let the merry bells, and horns, and strings, and flutes, and drums of the Cleveland POPS Orchestra bring a sparkle of magic to the most wonderful season of all. The POPS Chorus, Contemporary Youth Orchestra, Dancing Wheels and popular vocalist Helen Welch will add to the festivities, as will the fun activities in the Connor Palace Lobby. Adorable, adoptable pets from local rescue shelters, along with a visit from jolly old Santa Claus, adds to this beloved annual Sunday Matinee Yuletide Celebration.

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Family Concert

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 9:00 pm

21st Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

Severance Hall

Tickets: $31 to $112 216-765-7677

“Melinda Doolittle’s powerful voice and engaging presence will bring the house down… Whenever she takes the stage, you can bet the show is about to go to the next level.” Hailed by critics nationwide, Ms. Doolittle is called one of the most exciting and talented young vocal artists in America. She emerged into national recognition after being one of the winners in season six of American Idol. Melinda quickly became the sweetheart of the popular television show, capturing the hearts of all with her stunning powerhouse vocals and her personal charm.

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Special Event

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance!

Severance Hall

Tickets: $21 to $95

Featuring the talents of songstress Joan Ellison (the songs of Judy Garland), along with members of the Cleveland POPS Chorus and dancers from the acclaimed NEOS Dance Theatre. You’ll be singing and dancing to this evening of American standards that defined the golden era of movie musicals.

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Subscription Concert

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00 pm

I Love a Piano

Severance Hall

Tickets: $21 to $95

Catch a rising star—Tony DeSare! Tony has taken the entertainment world by storm as a critically acclaimed singer, pianist and award-winning composer. A major star in the making, DeSare delivers on old and new pop and jazz standards with the smooth virtuosity of Sinatra, Tormé, Bublé, and Billy Joel all rolled into one.

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Subscription Concert

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm

And the Tony Goes To…

Severance Hall

Tickets: $21 to $95

The official Tony Awards for Best Musical have been given out since 1949 and boast recognition for the finest achievements in live Broadway musical theatre. Carl Topilow and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and Chorus, with Broadway’s award-winning singers Christiane Noll and Hugh Panaro, will shine the spotlight on the best of the best.

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Subscription Concert

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm

An American Salute

Severance Hall

Tickets: $21 to $95

This will be the 16th celebration of The POPS’ annual patriotic classic. Be prepared for the best of military-inspired music and pageantry, magnificently expressed by Cleveland POPS Orchestra, Chorus, Mutual Gifts Gospel Choir, and featuring the Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band.

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Subscription Concert

Cleveland Pops Orchestra First-Time Subscribers Save 50%

First-time subscribers save 50%…with big benefits!

  • Your own reserved seats await at every subscription concert, with first choice to retain or improve your seating with each new season.
  • Receive free tickets to every pre-concert lecture given by conductor Carl Topilow and guest artists. It’s great fun!
  • Purchase tickets to our New Year’s Eve Concert & Dance at a subscriber discount (New Year’s Eve tickets must be purchased when you order your series subscriptions, not at a later time).
  • Receive invitations to exclusive subscribers-only special events, receptions and other enjoyable activities throughout the season, with opportunities to meet and interact with conductor Carl Topilow, our musicians and guest artists.

“Priority Advantage” Awards Program Exclusively for Subscribers

As a Cleveland POPS Orchestra Season Subscriber, we will provide you with the very best patron experience possible. That is why we are happy to announce our “Priority Advantage” Awards Program, your passport to special promotions, ticket exchanges and other benefits provided exclusively to our valued subscribers, including:

  • Priority hotline number
  • Fee-free ticket exchange service
  • Membership card
  • Automatic membership
  • Your own choice seats
  • Free admission to subscriber-only pre-concert lectures
  • Exclusive subscriber-only receptions and special events
  • After-concert discounts at Nighttown

If you need help or have questions about tickets or seating, call Rodney Pew at the Cleveland Pops office at (216) 765-7677.

Parking at Severance Hall

Campus Center Garage

The Case Western Reserve University Campus Center Garage is located adjacent to Severance Hall, with stair and elevator access to Severance Hall. Event parking in the Campus Center Garage can be purchased for $11 per vehicle when space permits. Please note, however, that the garage often fills up well before concert time and only patrons who purchase pre-paid parking passes are ensured a parking space.

Pre-paid Parking in the Campus Center Garage can be purchased in advance for $15 per concert (with guaranteed space). To purchase online, click the “Buy Tickets” button on the concert you’d like to attend. This will take you to the ticket purchasing page for that event, and on the right hand side the car icon will show you whether pre-paid parking is available. If so, click on that link. Pre-paid parking can also be purchased through the Ticket Office at (216) 231-1111.

Additional Parking

Additional event parking is available in the Case Western Reserve University Lot 1 off Euclid Avenue across from Severance Hall, at the University Circle Lot 13A on Adelbert Road, and at the Cleveland Botanical Garden parking garage on East Boulevard. Space at these lots may be limited during weekday daytime hours.

Parking Maps

Use the links below to view maps of the parking areas near Severance Hall:

Bring Your Group to Cleveland Pops and Save

Groups of 20 or more receive 20% off the regular price of tickets to both Severance Hall and Palace Theatre Performances (25% off for seniors and students).

It’s easy! Just call Rodney Pew at (216) 765-POPS. Call soon for best seating choices. Your tickets will be held now, with payment in full due six weeks before the concert.