Canton Symphony to open season, in person, with Brouwer, Stravinsky, Ibert, Haydn

Posted on: October 7, 2021

Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra will launch its 2021-22 season on October 10 at Umstattd Hall, its first concert with an in-person audience since the pandemic. Music Director Gerhardt Zimmermann will conduct the program, featuring Margaret Brouwer’s The Art of Sailing at Dawn, written during the pandemic and depicting a morning sail; on October 7, Brouwer will participate in a free discussion at Zimmermann Symphony Center. Also on the October 10 concert are Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks, Jacques Ibert’s Flute Concerto featuring Principal Flute Jenny Robinson, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 (“Drumroll”). All patrons must provide proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 48 hours of the performance; masks will be required for everyone while inside the building.