This is Richard Alleshouse, Principal Bass Emeritus here at the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. His wife, Connie, and he have just finished their 50th season with the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra this summer in Lakeside, Ohio. Richard is Principal Double Bass for the 56 year old orchestra. They performed 8 concerts in three weeks. Connie has also subbed on flute with the TSO.
SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 🎶⠀ ⠀ This season's KeyBank Pops hosts a mix of incredible performances from Pixar in Concert and the Evolution of Dance to Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry and so much more! ⠀ ⠀ Get the best seats in the house, while they're still available: bit.ly/TSOKeyBankPops
SINGLE TICKETS NOW ON SALE 🚨⠀ ⠀ This is not a drill. Ben Folds tickets are now on sale online or by calling our box office at 419.246.8000. February 22nd, 8pm at the The Peristyle Concert Hall. ⠀ ⠀ Widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation, rock sensation Ben Folds joins the Toledo Symphony for an evening of genre-bending music, performing hit songs like the Luckiest, Capable of Anything and Landed. Named the first ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the multi-platinum selling artist, who was a judge for five seasons on NBC’s critically-acclaimed a capella show The Sing Off, has recorded numerous solo and collaboration records, including music for film and TV and a classical piano concerto that topped the Billboard charts.
A big bravo to The Toledo Museum of Art on another summer music festival in the books together! This past weekend was an inspirational mix of musical talent by local composers and musicians. Thank you to all who joined us.
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IT'S CHRISTMAS IN JULY! 🎄🎁⠀ ⠀ One day only! Get your tickets to our in-demand holiday shows like Christmas at the Peristyle, Handel's Messiah, and Toledo Ballet's Nutcracker today! Use promo code XMASINJULY19 for 20% off tickets. Offer ends at midnight.⠀
Meeting Shannon Ford, Toledo Symphony Saxophonist.⠀ ⠀ During our season's summer break, Shannon likes to play gigs with her rock band Wally and the Beavs! They play once a month at Put-In-Bay and also perform a few other festivals and fundraiser-type events throughout the year.
Say “Hello” to Keith McWatters, TSO Orchestra Manager and Percussionist! On his summer break, Keith traveled a total of 5,000 miles through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. Here he is with his Iron Steed traveling through the Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains!
Amy Chang, our Associate Principal Cello, has had a BIG summer!⠀ ⠀ She gave a lecture recital in Taiwan on "Arts Salon Series" in Chungyuan University and played a concert with the National Taichung University of Education orchestra conducted by Nicole Hsu. Way to go Amy!
Happy Independence Day. 🇺🇸
Renée Elise Goldsberry rose to fame as Angelica Schuyler in the musical phenomenon Hamilton, winning a Tony and Grammy Award for her role. Now, see her with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra as she performs music from Broadway, including shows like Rent and The Lion King, and original songs based on the poetry of Maya Angelou. ⠀ ⠀ Subscribers get first access:⠀ 📲 www.toledosymphony.com/listenup
Happy Retirement to Charles Slater! 🎶⠀ ⠀ Charles has been a trombonist with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra since 1976! We thank you for many years of service to the community, music making, and friendship. You will be missed!
Bon Anniversaire to our Music Director Alain Trudel! 🎁🎂🥳⠀ ⠀ Alain has brought so much to our Orchestra in his first year as Music Director, we are excited for our future together!
We ended the season on a high note! Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated our Diamond Anniversary season in style last night. 🎶💎
Tomorrow night, we will celebrate our 75th Season Finale with a birthday party and music inspired by the Beatles & Superman. I think I'll speak for everyone in the office today when I say we could not be more EXCITED!! 😁🤗 Birthday surprises for everyone tomorrow night. 🎁 See you Friday at #BeatlesConcerto.
Join us for our 75th Anniversary Season finale! Enjoy a special birthday encore you won't forget. 🎁⠀ ⠀ Alain Trudel, conductor⠀ Téa Prokes, violin⠀ Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man⠀ Goulet - Beatles Fantasy⠀ Daugherty - Metropolis Symphony
Making memories for a lifetime.