Launched as a three-concert series during the 2009-10 season, the Celebrity Series drew sold-out houses for each performance.
The Cleveland Orchestras 2011-12 Celebrity Series concludes with A Tribute to Nat King Cole at Severance Hall on Tuesday, April 10, at 8 p.m.; Jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli and The Cleveland Orchestra pay tribute to the legendary Nat Cole with an evening including Coles best-loved hits, such as ;Mona Lisa, Route 66, ;Straighten Up and Fly Right, Only a Paper Moon, and Unforgettable.
Performing with Mr. Pizzarelli are the other members of the John Pizzarelli Quartet: Larry Fuller, piano; Martin Pizzarelli, double bass; and Tony Tedesco, The concert will be conducted by Michael Krajewski Each of these artists will be making his Cleveland Orchestra debut.
The Celebrity Series
Launched as a three-concert series during the 2009-10 season, the Celebrity Series drew sold-out houses for each performance. The series now offers four concerts, to present an even broader range of musical styles, exploring avenues of orchestral music that stretch beyond the borders of the classical world to include movie scores, jazz programs, and the Great American Songbook.
Ticket and Parking Information
Tickets are available by /event-detail/2012-Apr-10.aspx?pid=9437">internet, phone, and walk-up sales at the Severance Hall Ticket Office, which is located in the Smith Lobby.
The entrance and 15-minute Ticket Service parking are along East Boulevard; The Ticket Office is open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed Sundays and holidays, except for those days with performances, when the Ticket Office opens 3 hours before concert start time.
For more information, call the Ticket Office at 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141, or visit online at clevelandorchestra.com. A limited number of student tickets is available for most Cleveland Orchestra performances. Call the Ticket Office for detai