Cleveland Orchestra Leaves Usual Home For A Summer In The City

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

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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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