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Experience Music In A New Way With The MSO

9 Sep , 2019  

Be sure to bring your smartphone as the MSO launches into its new season.

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its opening concert of the 2019-2020 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Bohemian Souls” on Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program inspired by composers who were deemed unconventional in their day. More…

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Sing With The Symphony

15 Aug , 2019  

It’s not every contest that can lead to a singing date with a full orchestra!

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra has announced the return of their popular singing contest, which gives local singers of any musical style, whether it be rock, pop, jazz, country, opera, or folk, the opportunity to compete and possibly become a guest soloist with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. More…

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Mansfield Symphony Announces New Youth Strings Conductor

27 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra have announced the recent appointment of its new Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings Conductor, Anthony Springer. More…

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French Masterpieces To Close MSO Season

18 Apr , 2019  

It is altogether fitting with the somber news coming from Paris this week that local musical organizations are joining together to perform two masterworks of the French classical repertoire.

Under the batons of Music Director Octavio Más-Arocas and Choral Director Brian Nabors, the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will join forces with over 100 singers from the Symphony Chorus and the Shelby Chamber Choir to perform “Fin Magnifique,” May 11 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Elton John Music Featured As “Jeans ‘n Classics” Joins The MSO

2 Mar , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will be joined by world-class rock musicians, Jeans ‘n Classics, to perform the music of Elton John in its OhioHealth Symphony Series concert, “Jeans ‘n Classics” on Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a dynamic program celebrating the music of Elton John in a unique collaboration melding rock music with symphonic. More…

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Russian Spectacular To Feature MSO And Youth Orchestra

27 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its fourth concert of the 2018-2019 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Russian Spectacular” on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program celebrating Russian-themed masterworks of some of the world’s greatest composers. More…

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Carols, Songs, And Strings On Saturday

13 Dec , 2018  

The sounds of the season will come alive as The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus present its “Holiday Pops” concert on Saturday, December 15 at 8 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the concert features a mix of contemporary and classic holiday repertoire with the ever popular, carol sing! More…

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Scary And Chilling Sounds At The Ren

18 Oct , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its second concert of the 2018-2019 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Symphony Spooktacular” on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio Under the direction of guest conductor Katherine Kilburn, the event will feature a program of classic and popular “spooky” music played by the orchestra. 2018 vocal competition winner, Ellie Nickoli, will be the guest soloist. More…

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Symphony Chugs At The Vault And The Happy Grape

31 Aug , 2018  

Symphony Chugs return again this year to augment the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-2019 Season and are part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series.

Led by music historian, Mark Sebastian Jordan, the Chugs will be held again at The Vault Wine Bar in Shelby on the first Tuesday of the month, and new this year, at The Happy Grape in Lexington on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. More…

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Mansfield Symphony Orchestra Opens Season With Spanish Fiesta

25 Aug , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its opening concert of the 2018-2019 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Spanish Fiesta” on Saturday, September 22 at 8 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program inspired by the greatest musical images of Spain by several of the world’s best-loved composers. More…

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Mansfield Symphony And Chorus Pay Tribute To WWll

27 Apr , 2018  

Under the batons of Music Director Octavio Más-Arocas and Choral Director Brian Nabors, the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will join forces with 140 singers from the Symphony Chorus and the Shelby High School Choir to perform “Joyous Finale,” May 12 at 8 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. The concert, presented as a part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series, will feature a concert adaptation of Michael Thomas’ original work, “Sentimental Journey,” as well as Shostokovich Symphony No. 5. More…

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MSO And MSYO Team To Present Out Of This World Music

5 Feb , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its fourth concert of the 2017-2018 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “The Planets” this Saturday, February 10 at 8 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program anchored by Gustav Holst’s masterwork, “The Planets.”

“The Planets is powerful, breathtaking, beautiful and outright thrilling. We are extremely excited to share this music and the rest of this program with the talented musicians of the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra. This concert will not only celebrate fantastic music that is out of this world, but also the future generation of talented musicians,” reflects Más-Arocas. More…

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Bach To Rock Winning Singers Announced

12 Jan , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony has announced the five finalists chosen to perform as guest artists on the upcoming “Bach to Rock®” Concert. Those finalists are: Madi and Ana Heichel, singing “Creep;” Thomas Clark, singing “Why Should I Cry For You;” Ellie Nickoli, singing “Journey to the Past;” Karen Clifton, singing “Alone;” and Isabelle Thoman, singing “Lost Boy.”

Each performer submitted a video of themselves for online voting as a part of the Mansfield Symphony’s Bach to Rock® Singing Contest during the last quarter of 2017. More…

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MSO Holiday Pops Concert On December 16

12 Dec , 2017  

The annual Holiday Pops Concert of the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre on December 16 at 8 PM. The performance, conducted by Maestro Octavio Más-Arocas and Choral Director Larry Griffin will feature a program of holiday repertoire, closing with a traditional carol sing.

The concert will feature a children’s chorus conducted by Lori Turner as well as Rusty Cates as narrator on the Holcomb arrangement of “’Twas The Night Before Christmas.” As ever, a visit from Santa Claus will take place during the concert and guests will have the opportunity to capture a photo with Santa Claus in the lobby. More…

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