Youngstown Symphony Orchestra announces 2021-22 season concerts

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra announced the dates for its 2021-22 season on Friday.

There will be eight concerts this season with five guest conductors that will feature three of Youngstown’s performance venues.

Principal Viola Michael Strauss says the prospect of the symphony coming back is exciting.

“It’s an exciting venture, it’s an exciting process, it’s an exciting rebirth of the organization and we’re all feeling it. Hasn’t happened yet, but as far as coming from me, I’m looking forward to the challenge,” Strauss said.

The following list includes all the concerts, dates and locations:

  • Sunday, September 19, 2021
    • 4 p.m.
    • Edward W. Powers Auditorium – the DeYor Performing Arts Center
    • Conductor: Miriam Burns
  • Saturday, October 17, 2021
    • 7:30 p.m.
    • The Concert Hall – Stambaugh Auditorium
    • Conductor: John Varineau
    • Organist: Scott Dettra 
  • Friday, December 10, 2021
    • 7:30 p.m.
    • Edward W. Powers Auditorium – the DeYor Performing Arts Center
    • Conductor: Raffaele Ponti
    • Pianist: Jim Brickman
  • Sunday, January 16, 2022
    • 4 p.m.
    • Ford Family Recital Hall – the DeYor Performing Arts Center
    • Conductor: Miriam Burns
  • Friday, February 4, 2022
    • 7:30 p.m.
    • Edward W. Powers Auditorium – the DeYor Performing Arts Center
    • Conductor: Carl Topilow
  • Thursday, March 10, 2022
    • 7:30 p.m.
    • The Concert Hall – Stambaugh Auditorium
    • Conductor: Andre Raphel
  • Sunday, April 10, 2022
    • 4 p.m.
    • Ford Family Recital Hall – the DeYor Performing Arts Center
  • Saturday, May 7, 2022 
    • 7:30 p.m.
    • The Concert Hall – Stambaugh Auditorium
    • Conductor: Miriam Burns

Both season ticket packages and single concert tickets will go on sale Friday, July 30 at 10 a.m.

Single concert tickets will range from $42 to $62, inclusive of all fees.

Tickets will be available at both the DeYor Performing Arts Center Box Office by calling 330-259-9651 and the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office at Stambaugh Auditorium by calling 330-259-0555. Both box offices are open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets will also be available 24 hours a day online at youngstownsymphony.com, deyorpac.org and stambaughauditorium.com.

Season sponsorship packages are available and include program advertising, premium tickets for each performance and invitations to exclusive VIP events. For more information, contact Chief Development Officer JoAnn Stock at fundraising@youngstownsymphony.com or by calling 330-744-4269.

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