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Cleveland Orchestra Leaves Usual Home For A Summer In The City

Mansfield Frazier welcomes the Cleveland Orchestra to his Hough neighborhood. (WCPN)
Mansfield Frazier welcomes the Cleveland Orchestra to his Hough neighborhood. (WCPN)

For the past four summers, the Cleveland Orchestra has conducted neighborhood residencies, in which groups of musicians play in non-traditional settings, such as coffee shops and grocery stores.

They also interact with local residents. This summer, it chose the Hough neighborhood, the site of a devastating race riot that made national headlines 50 years ago.

David C. Barnett from Here & Now contributor WCPN Ideastream reports.

Read more on this story via WCPN Ideastream.

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David C. Barnett, senior arts reporter for WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland. He tweets @DCBstream. The Cleveland Orchestra tweets @cleveorchestra.

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