Central Ohio Symphony announces 35th season
Brochures announcing the Central Ohio Symphony's 35th concert season are in the hands of subscribers and season tickets are on sale.
Conductor Jaime Morales-Matos will begin his 11th year when the season opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Guest artist Bruce Murray will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture, Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 and Enesco's Romanian Rhapsody No. 1. Murray is dean of the Miami University Music Department.
All subscription concerts are performed in Ohio Wesleyan University's Gray Chapel, inside University Hall at 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.
Subscription prices are $72 for the four-concert series. Tickets may be purchased online, by calling 740-362-1799 or by visiting the Symphony Source, 24 E. Winter St., Delaware. The symphony holds seats for the prior year's subscribers until Sept. 15, after which orders are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Other 2013-2014 concerts include the holiday concert, to be performed at 2 and 4:30 p.m. (two identical concerts) on Sunday, Dec. 15, with guest vocalist Dwight Lenox and pianist/composer Bradley Sowash; the March concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23, featuring Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, with countertenor Joshua Boggs and the OWU Choral Art Society and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with mezzo-soprano Ellen Graham, tenor Jason Hiester, bass Ben Smolder, the Choral Art Society and Capriccio! Vocal Ensemble; and the May concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, featuring von Weber's Oberon Overture, the world premiere of Marilyn Shrude's Violin Concerto, performed by Ioana Galu, and Saint-Saens' Symphony No. 3, The Organ Symphony, with OWU faculty emeritus Robert Griffith as organist.