Join us for a seasonal celebration! Enjoy your favorite yuletide music performed by the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. This concert is a family tradition year after year, as we share in the spirit of the holidays.
The sleigh bells will ring! Will you be listening?
December 8-10, 2023
Canton Ballet’s The Nutcracker has enchanted families across Northeast Ohio for generations, becoming a beloved holiday tradition. Adding to the magic of this season, the Friday and Saturday evening performances will feature the Canton Symphony Orchestra alongside the Ballet — marking a momentous reunion after 25 years!
Grab a wee dram o’ Talisker and prepare yeself for a voyage across the pond as we bring you two symphonies inspired by the sights and sounds of Scotland. Amy Beach’s history-making Gaelic Symphony was the first symphony ever composed by an American woman. The landscape of Scotland inspired several works by Mendelssohn, most notably his Third Symphony, which bears the nickname, Scottish. Both pieces are inspired by the pentatonic sound of Scottish folk music.
Playful and sweet grounded by dark guitar-driven grit, Anya Van Rose gives you honesty over the backdrop of dynamic juxtaposition. She wants you to know the truth and it is evident that she does not shy away from paradox.