Northeast Ohio is blessed to be the home of three exceptional symphony orchestras: The Cleveland Orchestra, The Akron Symphony Orchestra and the Canton Symphony Orchestra. The Canton Symphony Orchestra has announced an exciting and varied season that is sure to please all tastes. Check below and mark your calendar for September 3, 2013 when single tickets go on sale or contact the Orchestra in regards to subscription packages.
The Canton Symphony Orchestra 201314 season
October 6, 2013
William Preucil, Concertmaster
Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy Op.46
Eric Benjamin’s Marches and Airs
Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 in A minor (“Scottish”)
November 3, 2013
Erin Cooper Gay, Soprano
Handel’s Overture to the Royal Fireworks
Bach’s Orchestra Suite No. 3
Baroque works by Handel, Gluck, and Corelli
November 24, 2013
Friends and Family
Alexander Schimpf, Piano
Ives’ Thanksgiving and Forefathers Day
Grieg’s Piano Concerto in a minor, Op. 16
Elgar’s Enigma Variations, Op. 36.
January 25, 2014
All American Orchestra
André Watts, Piano
Arthur Foote’s Serenade in E Major for Strings, Op. 63
Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 2, Op. 30 (“Romantic”)
Edward MacDowell’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor
Walter Piston’s The Incredible Flutist Suite
February 16, 2014
Canton Orchestra 30th Birthday Celebration
Chorus with soloist Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano
Brian Keith Johnson, baritone
Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus
Brahms’ A German Requiem
March 22, 2014
Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances
Franck’s Symphony in D minor
April 26, 2014
The Planets – An HD Odyssey
Created by the Houston Symphony
High Definition Photos from NASA
Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major (“Jupiter”)
Holst’s The Planets
All MasterWorks concerts are performed at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall located on the campus of McKinley High School at 2323 17th Street NW in Canton.
Subscription ticket prices for the 2013-2014 MasterWorks series (7 concerts) are $130, $160 and $210 and are available now. Season tickets for seniors and students are available for as little as $105. Subscription benefits include discounted single tickets, reserved seating for the entire season, and ticket exchange within the series.
For the second year, a free child subscription is available for every adult subscription purchased.
Subscriptions can be purchased online at www.cantonsymphony.org; by calling the box office at (330)452-2094; or in person at the Canton Symphony’s box office located in the Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., or weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Founded in 1937, the Canton Symphony Orchestra is a fully professional ensemble and organization dedicated to performing concerts that enrich, educate and entertain residents of Stark County and beyond. The orchestra performs classical, holiday, and a variety of educational programs in Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th Street NW, Canton, Ohio, as well as other venues in Stark County. For more information, please visit www.cantonsymphony.org or call (330)452-2094. Administrative offices are located at 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton, Ohio, 44702.