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Upcoming OSR Concert Previewed In Columbus Underground

24 Jul , 2017  

It’s not typically the case that Mansfield concerts are considered news in Columbus, but this one is an exception.

The upcoming August 27 concert by singer Lee DeWyze was recently previewed in Columbus Underground. As the story reflects, it was the Shawshank connection that lured DeWyze to consider a concert at the Ohio State Reformatory. More…


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Concert Benefits Bellville Opera House Restoration

2 Jun , 2017  

What could possibly be a more natural fit than singing opera in an opera house?

Such was the case recently in Bellville, as representatives from Mid Ohio Opera took the stage to assist with a concert benefiting Opera House restoration efforts. Those efforts are being supported by new Bellville Mayor Teri Brenkus. More…


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Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Festival On Tap

31 May , 2017  

Summers in north central Ohio often feature car shows and music. On June 24, you have the opportunity to enjoy both at the same time as the Second Annual Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Festival will be held in Downtown Mansfield.

The location is on Park Avenue West in front of the Renaissance Theatre, and the event will take place rain or shine. More…

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Friday Night Features Last MSO Concert Of The Season

10 May , 2017  

Douglas Droste of Muncie, Indiana will conduct the final Masterworks concert of the season at 8:00 PM on Friday, May 13, featuring Mansfield Symphony Concertmaster Victor Beyens. More…

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Mansfield Symphony Chorus To Perform At First Congregational

22 Apr , 2017  

Later this month, local lovers of choral music are in for a treat. Performing in the beautiful sanctuary at First Congregational Church, the Mansfield Symphony Chorus will present “Sing Into Spring.” The event, taking place on Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 PM, is its inaugural spring concert. More…


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Strife And Victory With The MSO

9 Mar , 2017  

The second Masterworks Concert by the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in downtown Mansfield.

The program, entitled “Strife and Victory,” will feature Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, Rimsky-Korsojov’s Procession of the Nobles, and the Cello Concerto of English composer Edward Elgar. More…

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Magnificent Brahms Requiem To Be Performed At St. Peter’s

15 Feb , 2017  

On Sunday, February 26, St. Peter’s Annual Choir Program will feature the choir and musicians of St. Peter’s in a performance of Deutsches Requiem (German Requiem) by Johannes Brahms.

The marvelous acoustic setting of St. Peter’s Church will provide an ideal backdrop for this gem of the choral repertoire. Tickets for this performance, which begins at 3:00 PM, are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Admission for St. Peter’s students is free with their Student ID. More…

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Magnificent Music And Mocha In Mansfield

2 Feb , 2017  

If you chance to walk along North Main Street some evening and believe you are hearing classical music, it may not be all in your head. Step inside Relax, Its Just Coffee at 105 North Main, and you may just hear something wonderful.

On Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 PM, you are invited to hear a performance by tenor Daniel Stein, with Dr. Ryan Behan at the piano. The evening will feature music by 20th century English composers Gerald Finzi and Ralph Vaughan Williams. More…

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Swing With The Symphony

1 Feb , 2017  

What better way to celebrate the Valentine’s Day season than with an evening a great “Big Band” music?

On February 18, the Mansfield Symphony swings with this tribute to the greatest music of all time – the music of Gershwin, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Louis Prima and many more, prominently featuring arrangements by the unparalleled Paul Ferguson. More…

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St. Peter’s School To Present Concert Sunday

27 Jan , 2017  

The next performance in the 2016-2017 St. Peter’s Music Series takes place at 3:00 PM this Sunday, when St. Peter’s School will host their annual Catholic Schools Week Concert in the High School Auditorium.

This concert features the musical and performance talents of students and staff. This perennial favorite will delight and inspire as St. Peter’s School family brings its considerable talents to bear. Admission is free and open to the public.

The series, which is now in its 12th Season, has become a vital and important part of the creative and performing arts community of North Central Ohio. More…


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Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre To Present Two Classics

22 Jan , 2017  

The wide range of offerings at the Renaissance Theatre turns to young people in February, and in particular the Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre.

On February 4 at 7:00 PM, and again on February 5 at 2:30 PM, the RYOT will be staging two works – first, Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers, and second, the story of Pinocchio. More…

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Making Noise In The Library

2 Jan , 2017  

Although quiet is generally preferred, there’s occasionally a good reason to make noise in a library.

Case in point – over the next four weeks, the Main Library of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will host “January Fanfare,” which will present four musical soloists and groups in concert. This annual event is a thank you by the MRCPL to the residents of Richland County for their support. As with other music programs, it is supported by the Friends of the Library. More…