Sounds of the Season
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2023 | 8pm
Following the City of Westerville and Otterbein tree lightings.
Soprano Lori Kay Harvey joins the Westerville Symphony for our annual Sounds of the Season celebration. From Handel’s Messiah to a new setting of “Up on the Housetop!” this program is guaranteed to put you and the entire family in the holiday spirit!
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2024 | 5pm
A completely new spin on Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons as famed Westerville violinist Siwoo Kim returns for a reading of this classic piece, paired with the stunning visuals of Adrian Wyard and his unique photo choreography. Join us at the Fritsche Theater as we put a modern spin on this iconic work by immersing ourselves in a completely new concert experience.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2024 | 5pm
Experience an explosion of symphonic color as we close out a season featuring Westerville’s artistic voice. Four distinct sounds populate this program, featuring the music of contemporary African American composer, Quinn Mason, which is as uplifting as it is inspiring. Otterbein favorite, Nick Ross, returns to the Westerville Symphony for his third appearance, performing the fourth piano concerto of Sergei Prokofiev. The contemporaries Maurice Ravel and Borislav Martinu provide astonishing sonic contrast and help bring a fiery culmination to the Westerville Symphony’s 2023-2024 season!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2023 | 5pm
“See the music, hear the dance” was the motto of George Balanchine, acclaimed by many as the father of American ballet. Prepare yourself for a spectacular Opening Night Concert with the Westerville Symphony as the orchestra is joined by the brilliant dancers of the Straub Dance Center. Experience the classic ballet of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake to the flashy jazz standards of George Gershwin’s I Got Rhythm!
Sounds of Summer 2023
What a night indeed!
Otterbein University President, John Comerford makes his stage debut narrating “Casey at the Bat!”.
Welcome back to school everyone!
Thank you Nancy Nestor-Baker and the Westerville Symphony Children’s Chorus for a beautiful performance of Anne Marie Robinson’s “Unfinished Children”.