Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Darke County Center for the Arts will close their current Artists Series season on Saturday, May 14, with a performance by Toledo Symphony Orchestra at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville. Guest vocalists will also appear, singing music from the golden age of classic Broadway musicals by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. “From Oklahoma through The Sound of Music, Rodgers and Hammerstein captured the hearts of generations of Americans,” said DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins. “The artistry of the musicians who make up the Toledo Symphony Orchestra will delight and thrill our audience with lush arrangements of their favorite songs,” Rawlins concluded. The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Formed in 1943, Toledo Symphony Orchestra has grown from a core croup of twenty-two part-time musicians to a regional orchestra that employs nearly eighty professional musicians. TSO will be conducted by Sara Jobin; Bridgette Gan, soprano, and Joshua Jeremiah, baritone, are the vocalists who will interpret Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites from Oklahoma, The King & I, The Sound of Music, Carousel, and more.

Jim and Enid Goubeaux, Greenville Federal, and Harry D. and Esther Stephens Memorial are Spotlight Sponsors of the Toledo Symphony concert Additionally, the Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. DCCA also receives funding from the Ketrow Foundation and Lydia E. Schaurer Memorial Trust Fund.

Tickets for the performance by Toledo Symphony Orchestra cost $30 and student tickets are $15. Tickets can be purchased online at www.CenterForArts.net and through the DCCA office located on the 3rd floor of the Greenville Public Library. For more information or to purchase tickets by phone, contact the DCCA Box Office at 937-547-0908. If any remain by showtime, tickets will also be available at the door prior to the performance.

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