The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio

The Cleveland Orchestra [photo / Roger Mastroianni]

The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio & Saturdays from Severance

Since 1965, WCLV has broadcast The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio, a full-length concert featuring what the New York Times has referred to as "The Best Band in the Land!" In 2005, the station added Saturdays from Severance to the line-up. Many of the concerts in the Saturdays from Severance series are broadcast live from Severance Hall or from the Adrienne Arsht Center, home of the Orchestra’s Miami residency.

Hosted by Robert Conrad, The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio airs Sundays at 4:00 PM.Saturdays from Severance airs Saturdays at 8:00 PM.

More information about The Cleveland Orchestra, including an upcoming concert schedule, how to purchase tickets, and directions to Severance Hall and Blossom Music Center, are available at the Orchestra's website.

View a listing of upcoming broadcasts on WCLV 104.9.


Robert Conrad also hosts a syndicated series which is distributed to radio stations around the country and throughout Europe. Radio stations may find a season description, broadcast terms, and detailed program listings here.

On-Demand Concerts

In general, each concert is available for a two-week period. Our thanks to the members of The Cleveland Orchestra for making this service to music lovers possible.

Broadcasts by Pierre Boulez and Pierre-Laurent Aimard are available through the courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon. Lang Lang's broadcasts courtesy of Sony.

On-Demand Program #1



A Century of Excellence

Concert Dates: 4/2/1970 (Ravel); 4/30/2005 (Stravinsky), Severance Hall

RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloe (complete ballet score)
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird (complete ballet score)

Pierre Boulez, conductor;
The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus.

On-Demand Program #2




A Century of Excellence
Concert Date: 1/24/2014, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 2 in Bb, D.125
KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto, Op. 35
STRAUSS J. Jr: "Aus den Bergen" Walzer
STRAUSS J. Jr: Czardas from "Ritter Pasman"
STRAUSS Jos: "Die Libelle"
STRAUSS J. Jr: Kuss-Walzer
STRAUSS J. Jr: Overture to "Die Fledermaus"

Franz Welser-Most, conductor;
Gil Shaham, violin.

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