One of the great musical works of the 20th century and two guest artists of international caliber will open the 33rd season of the Central Ohio Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in Gray Chapel on the Ohio Wesleyan University campus.

One of the great musical works of the 20th century and two guest artists of international caliber will open the 33rd season of the Central Ohio Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in Gray Chapel on the Ohio Wesleyan University campus.

Conductor Jaime Morales-Matos and the musicians will present Igor Stravinsky’s “Firebird” in honor of the work’s centennial. Guest artists Timothy Lees, concertmaster, and Christian Colberg, principal violist, both of the Cincinnati Symphony, will appear with the orchestra to perform Mozart’s “Sinfonia Concertante.”

The concert will also include two works as part of the Symphony’s Ohio Composers Project, “Sinfonia di Festa” by James Lentini, Dean of the School of Fine Arts at Miami University, and “Dreams of a Soldier,” by Edward Santoro, a Cincinnati native who served in World War II.

For season and concert ticket information, visit www.centralohiosymphony.org or call (740) 362-1799.