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An Evening with GEORGE

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October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$30 - $33

Venue

Sandusky State Theatre,
107 Columbus Ave. Sandusky , 44870 United States
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Description

Spend an evening immersed in the music of American composer and pianist, George Gershwin. The Firelands Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will be joined by Kathryn Brown, soloist for “Rhapsody in Blue” a unique composition of jazz rhythms and melodies. Guest vocalists Michael Preacely and Kishna Davis return to our stage performing selections from “Porgy and Bess”, the most important piece of American music written in the 20th century.

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Enriching Lives Through Music


  • Music Education Engagement
    Each year, the Firelands Symphony Orchestra brings our guest artists and musicians into local schools across North Central Ohio to perform, teach and encourage choir, orchestra and band classes. Additionally, we bring an artist or ensemble to three elementary schools for a multi-grade interactive music presentation (up to 375 students).
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    ou can sign up at anytime. We offer lessons for: piano, guitar, music theory, saxophone, clarinet, viola, cello, voice, trumpet, and trombone. Call (419) 621-4800 to register!
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Concert Schedule

Join us for the 2018-19 Concert Season.

  • Date
  • Event
  • Description
    • Date
      October 6, 2018
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      An Evening with GEORGE
      $30-33
    • Description
      Spend an evening immersed in the music of American composer and pianist, George Gershwin. The Firelands Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will be joined by Kathryn Brown, soloist for “Rhapsody in Blue” a unique composition of jazz rhythms and melodies. Guest vocalists Michael Preacely and Kishna Davis return to our stage performing selections from “Porgy and Bess”, the most important piece of American music written in the 20th century.

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    • Date
      November 11, 2018
      4:00 pm
    • Event
      America the Beautiful
      $35-38
    • Description
      This Veteran’s Day, join us as our community comes together to pay tribute and say thank you to our Veterans, military service men and women and their families. This inspiring program will include Patriotic favorites we all know and love! Guest vocalists from the USO Show Troupe will join our full orchestra for this annual favorite!

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    • Date
      December 9, 2018
      4:00 pm
    • Event
      Celebrate the Season
      $35-38
    • Description
      FSO’s Holiday Pops Concert is the best family holiday event in town! Start the season with your favorite Christmas classics, holiday favorites and sing-along carols. Warm your heart and send your holiday spirit soaring with performances by the Firelands Symphony Chorale and an added touch of whimsy with the Caryl Crane Youth Theatre actors.

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    • Date
      February 23, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      ROMANCE of the STAGE & SCREEN
      $30-33
    • Description
      For decades, musical scores have created the soundscape for romantic movies and musicals we all enjoy! This romantic program, full of unforgettable melodies of the stage and screen will include music from Romeo and Juliet, Gone with the Wind, Cinema Paradiso and many other silver screen favorites. Our guest artist, Andrés Cárdenes will perform Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 2.

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    • Date
      March 23, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      PAVLO: Sounds of the Mediterranean
      $30-33
    • Description
      Music that speaks for itself with a blend of Greek, flamenco, Latin, and Balkan flavors, wrapped in contemporary pop. Over the span of his 20-year career, Pavlo, the internationally renowned, award-winning recording artist, performer, songwriter, has traveled the world and produced 11 albums of his own music.

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    • Date
      April 27, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      Pictures at an Exhibition
      $30-33
    • Description
      Pictures at an Exhibition, Mussorgsky’s famous composition inspired by a memorial exhibition of drawings and watercolors is a suite of ten pieces best known in orchestral form as arranged by French composer Maurice Ravel. The evening’s event with include a pre-concert exhibition, featuring works by local high school art students, inspired by the suite. Entries will be judged prior to the evening with winners featured during the performance. Our guest artist, Gavin George, 15 year old musical prodigy will perform Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43.

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