The 2024-2025 Pops Season

Popular Music at Canton Symphony

The Pops series serves as a gateway for audiences to explore orchestral programming with music that resonates more deeply with their familiarity. From nostalgic classics accompanied by the full orchestra alongside rock bands to showcasing exceptional local talent, each performance promises to immerse you in the symphonic experience, leaving you yearning for more.

To enhance your enjoyment of the Pops series, consider purchasing concert tickets as a package, offering a 20% discount. Alternatively, you can add individual Pops concerts to your MasterWorks subscription, tailoring your experience to suit your preferences and ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the performances.

Season subscriptions will be available for renewal and sale starting on July 1, 2024.

2024 Holiday Pops Concert

Sunday, December 8, 2024 | 3:00PM | CSO Chorus

Join us for a yuletide celebration of holiday magic as the Canton Symphony Orchestra presents its much-anticipated Holiday Pops concert for 2024. Gather your loved ones and immerse yourself in the joyous sounds of the season as our talented musicians, under the baton of Maestro Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz, bring beloved holiday classics to life. From cherished carols to festive orchestral arrangements, this heartwarming performance will ignite the spirit of the holidays and leave you filled with warmth and wonder.

The sleigh bells will ring! Will you be listening?

The Steel Wheels: Americana Roots with the Symphony

Saturday, March 8, 2025 | 7:30PM | Ben Gage, opener

Immerse yourself in a unique fusion of musical genres as the Canton Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the acclaimed Americana band, The Steel Wheels, for an iconic, collaborative concert experience. Combining the rich, symphonic textures of the orchestra with the soulful, foot-stomping melodies of The Steel Wheels, this concert promises to transcend boundaries and ignite the stage with vibrant energy.

Ben Gage is a songwriter from the rustbelt of Northeast Ohio. He creates folk music rooted in a blue collar upbringing and a love of the outdoors.

The Music of Journey

Saturday, April 5, 2025 | 7:30PM | Jeans n' Classics

Experience the electrifying energy of rock legends Journey like never before as the Canton Symphony Orchestra collaborates with Jeans n’ Classics for an unforgettable concert event, “The Music of Journey.” Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the iconic hits that have defined generations, reimagined with the lush symphonic arrangements of the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Jeans n’ Classics.

Join us for an EPIC evening of nostalgia, passion, and rock ‘n’ roll as the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Jeans n’ Classics pay homage to one of the greatest bands in rock history.