Cleveland Orchestra Strings Play Anthem at Series Finale

Thursday, November 03, 2016 - 09:41 AM

Cleveland Orchestra at the World Series Game 7. (Youtube)

Many of us are blurry eyed this morning from a late, high intensity World Series game 7. And though the Cleveland Indians did not prevail over the Chicago Cubs in the series finale at their home town stadium, the contest was a classy show for baseball fans across the country.

Kicking off the night were musicians from the home team's very own Cleveland Orchestra performing the national anthem accompanied by more than 35,000 attendees at the team's Progressive Field. 

It was a magical moment for a magical game.

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Comments [6]

Geo. from St. Louis, MO

For Paul A., the game was in Cleveland. Why would you even suggest that Chicago SO brass musicians play the national anthem in the other team's city?

Nov. 16 2016 12:31 PM
William Westchester from Westchester

Better if they had been wearing Cleveland uniforms.

Nov. 03 2016 01:52 PM
rachel from new york

Excellent to have the National Anthem represented with the dignity it deserves at any public venue. I believe if the anthem is represented with dignity then those in attendance will respect it in a like manner. When any National Anthem is played in a foreign country it is always played with the utmost respect and i think we can learn a great deal from that. Long overdue and very much appreciated.

Nov. 03 2016 01:34 PM
Greg from NYC

Gorgeous.

Nov. 03 2016 01:22 PM
Paul Ansell from Chicago, IL

It would have been more appropriate had they had the brass section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra!

Nov. 03 2016 12:46 PM
Jerry Byers from Pendletn SC

Great! Much better than having Roseann Barr sing it.

Nov. 03 2016 12:29 PM

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