The Canton Symphony website and logo will feature the late Maestro Gerhardt Zimmermann throughout the entirety of this upcoming 2023-24 season.




On sale now! Single tickets on sale August 15th.
Join us for every exciting, reflective, and joyous moment by subscribing to this season featuring Gerhardt’s favorite pieces, a world premiere, traditional favorites, rediscovered masterpieces, contemporary opuses, and so much more with your Canton Symphony Orchestra! The details regarding his memorial concert in September are still being finalized, and will be announced soon.
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Saturday, October 7, 2023
The Canton Symphony’s 2023-24 season opens with Ode to Freedom. Based on America the Beautiful, Joan Tower’s Made in America evokes a familiar melody in a modern setting. Following, we will feature 14-year-old Cooper Violin Competition winner, Seohyun Kim, who will perform the world premiere of Jeff Scott’s (previously of the Imani Winds), Song of the Uirapuru, and Ravel’s Tzigane.
Finally, we will conclude with the epic Fifth Symphony of Shostakovich, which was inspired in response to the oppressive Soviet propaganda machine.

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Justin Tibbs, with his band of musical brothers and sisters, returns to open the 2023-24 Divergent Sounds Series season! JT plays the saxophone like no other, performing with heart, skill, and most importantly… soul. Explore just how many sounds a sax can make.

Saturday, November 4, 2023

The Labra Brothers are a squad of musical siblings that create groovy and instrumentally diverse songs that share the beauty of the human condition. This concert will be performed at the Canton Palace Theatre a few days after Día de los Muertos. In partnership with the Canton Latino Festival, a shrine will be constructed that will be on display to the public before the performance.

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Long-time Canton Symphony piccolo player, Julie Sarver, is featured on Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto in C Major. Also on this concert is the Overture in C Major by Marianna Martinez, a little-known 18th-century female composer who was an acquaintance of Mozart and Haydn. The concert concludes with Handel’s “Music for the Royal Fireworks,” which was originally used as the soundtrack to an 18th century fireworks display.