The Stambaugh Youth Concert Band presents a concert on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 pm in Stambaugh Auditorium. The band is made up of the top high school band musicians from Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, and under the direction of Dr. John Veneskey and Dr. Brandt Payne. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
Stambaugh Auditorium presents country singers Joe Nichols and Josh Thompson on Sunday, November 2 at 7:00 pm. Joe Nichols multiple hits include Brokenheartsville, Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off, Sunny and 75, and Yeah. Josh Thompson’s singles include Beer on the Table, Way Out Here, Cold Beer with Your Name on It, and Wanted Me Gone. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
The second Sundays at Stambaugh event of the season features performers from Opera Western Reserve on Sunday, October 26 at 12:30 pm, presenting a preview of their production of the opera Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A catered lunch by Fifth Season will precede the performance. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
Speedy, a comedy released in 1928 and featuring Harold Lloyd, will be presented with organ accompaniment at Stambaugh Aditorium on Sunday, October 19 at 4:00 pm. Speedy is the story of a recently unemployed soda jerk. He spends the day with his girlfriend at Coney Island, becomes a cab driver, and then organizes the neighborhood to save the last remaining horse-drawn carriage.
The rock group Kansas will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium on Friday, October 17 at 8:00 pm. Kansas has three albums certified Platinum six times over; their biggest hits include Dust in the Wind and Carry On Wayward Son. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
Jonathan Ryan, one of North America's premier young concert organists, will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium on Sunday, September 28 at 4:00 pm. Ryan is currently the Assistant Director of Music at Christ Church in Greenwich, CT, and has received numerous awards, including First Prize and LeTourneau Prize in the 2009 Jordan II International Organ Competition. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
Electra, adapted by Robert Dennick Joki from the writings of Sophocles, Euripides, and Aeschylus, tells the story of the aftermath of the Trojan War, as family members fight to decide who will control the throne of Atreus. The performance by Rust Belt Theater takes place on Sunday, September 21 at 12:30 pm, in the Formal Garden. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
The final concert in the summer long series in the Garden at Stambaugh Auditorium -- Bands at the Baugh -- takes place on Monday, September 18, at 6:00 pm. The concert features Cloud 9, Co-ed singing duo performing classic hits. features local musicians and local fare from Kravitz Delicatessen. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.
The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Randall Craig Fleischer presents two of the world’s most beloved classic works on Saturday, September 20 at 8:00 pm in Powers Auditorium: Antonin Dvorak’s 9th Symphony and Sergei Rachmaninv’s Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini. Rachmaninov's Rhapsody features rising young pianist Tomoki Sakata, a finalist at the most recent Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. Ticket information available at 330-744-0264 and online at youngstownsymphony.com.
The Oberlin Baroque Trio from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music will perform a concert of classical music at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in downtown Ashtabula on Sunday, October 5, at 3:00 pm. The concert is sponsored by the Fine Arts Concert Series of the Church and is part of the Church’s on-going “Great Music Without Barriers” Concert Series. It is free and open to the public and a free and open reception follows the recital.More information is available at 440-992-8100.