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Mansfield Symphony To Offer New Concert Experience This Weekend

16 Sep , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Mansfield Symphony opens its season this Saturday, September 18 at 8:00 PM with “Harmony in Nature,” a brand new, hybrid concert that will be performed onstage at the Renaissance Theatre and simultaneously streamed outside to the Ren Backlot for patrons to enjoy under the stars. 

The Harmony in Nature concert will be a welcome new experience for music lovers as the symphony performs Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2, accompanied by masterful projections of beautiful landscapes from around the world.

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Shawshank Big Band Plays First Concert Of 2021

7 Jun , 2021  

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The Shawshank Big Band traveled to Galion on Sunday evening to play its first concert of 2021.

The Band performed two full sets of music during the first East Porch Concert of the season at the Gill House on Harding Way West. The Gill House is a member of Destination Mansfield – Richland County and Haunted Mansfield.

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Choral Singing At The Brickyard

12 May , 2021  

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This Thursday evening, there will be a concert at The Brickyard.

Not your typical fare, mind you. Rather, the Mansfield City Schools Choir Department will present the Middle School and Senior High Spring Concert under the stars in the heart of downtown Mansfield.

A Breath of Fresh Air” will take place at 6:00 PM. It will be free and open to the public; attendees are asked to bring your own chair. Food trucks will be on hand. More…

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Renaissance Holiday Special Coming On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

21 Dec , 2020  

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The spirit of the season is alive and well in Richland County, and certainly is strong on Park Avenue West.

The Renaissance Theatre has announced a remainaged Holiday Special to be broadcast on television and virtually. The concert will feature the Mansfield Symphony and Chorus, with additional performances from local artists including: More…

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Shawshank On Tap

21 Sep , 2020  

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The Shawshank Big Band, headquartered in Mansfield, performed in concert Sunday evening at the First United Church of Christ pavilion in Galion. Here the band, under the direction of Damian Boyd, performs a portion of Glenn Miller’s “Little Brown Jug.” More…

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Mansfield Symphony Partners With Youth Orchestra

23 Jan , 2020  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its fourth concert of the 2019-2020 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Revolutions” on Saturday, February 8 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio. 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.

The Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Randy Heidlebaugh, will join the symphony. Together, the groups will perform Sibelius’ Finlandia, “Bacchanale” from Saint-Saens’ Samson and Delilah, and end with the rousing, revolutionary Shostakovich Symphony No. 12. More…

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St. Peter’s Music Series Continues with “The Thirteen”

16 Oct , 2019  

Famed A Cappella Choir “The Thirteen” will present Tallis Through the Looking Glass at St. Peter’s Church in Mansfield on Tuesday, October 22 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (cost: $10). Thomas Tallis, who is considered one of England’s greatest composers, lived in the sixteenth century and performed his works for royalty including Henry VIII. More…

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A Knight’s Journey At Mansfield Senior

13 Oct , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings will present “A Knight’s Journey,” the Fall Concert of the 2019-2020 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, November 10 at 3:00 PM at the Mansfield Senior High School Auditorium. Under the direction of Anthony Springer (pictured), the program will feature both classical and contemporary repertoire ending with OSU’s Hang On Sloopy. More…

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Mansfield Chamber Music Players Perform Annual Memorial Concert

9 Oct , 2019  

The Mansfield Chamber Music Players will present the Twenty Third Annual Donald Bernhardt Memorial Chamber Music Concert Sunday, October 13 at 4:00 PM in the Conard Performance Hall in Riedl Hall at The Ohio State University – Mansfield. This eclectic chamber music concert featuring strings and winds is free and open to the public.

This year’s concert will include the woodwind quintet, “Roaring Fork” by Eric Ewazen, String Quintet #4 by Adolphe Blanc, and Nonetto op. 198 by Andreas Spath. More…

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Noted Soloist To Perform At St. Peter’s

23 May , 2019  

The St. Peter’s Music Series continues this month with a performance by a noted soprano soloist.

Elizabeth Perryman & Friends perform this Saturday, May 25 at 7:30 PM inside the St. Peter’s Catholic Church sanctuary in downtown Mansfield. Perryman will perform both sacred and classical selections, including several works from the operatic repertoire. 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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Legendary Disney Vocal Artist To Grace Stage At The Renaissance

6 Apr , 2019  

The singing voice of two Disney Princesses and an official Disney Legend, Lea Salonga will grace the Renaissance stage on Monday, April 29 at 8:00 PM as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series. Tickets start at $20 and are on sale at the Renaissance Box Office, via phone at (419) 522-2726 and online at MansfieldTickets.com. More…

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Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings To Perform

20 Mar , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings will present its Spring Concert of the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM on the Renaissance Theatre stage. Under the direction of Matt Domka, the event will feature a program of delightful works played by the string orchestra. 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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Local Artists To Be Showcased At Theatre 166

21 Dec , 2018  

Local music artists Coma Love & The Trio will perform at the Renaissance’s Theatre 166 on December 28 at 7:00 PM.  The event is called A Black Box Holiday, which pays homage to Theatre 166, a black box theatre, located at 166 Park Avenue West in Mansfield.  More…

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