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Welcome to the historic Ariel Opera House

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019 in Ariel Featured, Ariel News | Comments Off on Welcome to the historic Ariel Opera House

Welcome to the historic Ariel Opera House

Welcome to the historic Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre, permanent home to The Ohio Valley Symphony, in the heart of Gallipolis, Ohio. Explore our website for upcoming events, lessons and Ariel Children’s Chorus information, directions, and history! Be sure to contact the Ariel Opera House Box Office if you have any questions or we may help you in planning your next visit to Gallipolis.

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Jewell Victoria Evans Memorial Donation

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in Ariel Featured, Ariel Fundraising | Comments Off on Jewell Victoria Evans Memorial Donation

Jewell Victoria Evans Memorial Donation

Jewell Evans was half of the Bob Evans business dynasty, creating recipes and providing her expertise in developing the restaurant chain that grew to include restaurants all up and down the east coast – all while raising a family of six children.  It all started with Jewell’s recipe for Springfield Farm Sausage, as it was called for the first year and a half of their business. Jewell loved music and she and Bob were part of the original Ariel Board of Directors formed in the late 1980s.  Jewell and Bob lent their name and support to the...

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OVS Songs of Rural America on WVPBS!

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in Archived Events | Comments Off on OVS Songs of Rural America on WVPBS!

OVS Songs of Rural America on WVPBS!

Songs of Rural America Television Broadcast on WV-PBS SATURDAY JULY 6 Mark your calendars now! July 6th at 6:00 pm ET The Ohio Valley Symphony with Michael Johnathon  will be broadcast on WVPBS Channel 33.  Songs of Rural America was recorded live at the historic Ariel Opera House in Gallipolis, Ohio. WVPBS can be found by tuning to DishNet and Directv channel 33 or over-the-air channel 33.1. (Please note that the screening event has been cancelled at the Colony Club due to its closing.)

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2019-20 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on 2019-20 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

2019-20 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

New Subscribers Buy Here Now! New subscribers click the purple button to purchase your season subscription or call the Box Office at 740-446-ARTS (2787).  Existing subscribers who wish to keep their current seats call the Box Office to order! Who would have thought back in 1989 when we had our first Ohio Valley Symphony concert on a bare stage with the audience on folding chairs and no heat, that such a powerhouse could come from that inauspicious beginning and grow and move forward to us now celebrating our 30th season as the only...

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Orva Walker Heissenbuttel Memorial Service

Posted by on May 12, 2019 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Orva Walker Heissenbuttel Memorial Service

Orva Walker Heissenbuttel Memorial Service

Saturday May 18, 2019 at 2 pm Join the historic Ariel Opera House for a memorial service for long-time friend and benefactor Orva Walker Heissenbuttel.

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Ariel’s Piano, Voice, & String Spring Recital

Posted by on May 12, 2019 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Ariel’s Piano, Voice, & String Spring Recital

Ariel’s Piano, Voice, & String Spring Recital

Sunday, May 19, 2019 2:00 p.m. Ariel Chamber Theatre Free Concert, No Ticket Required The historic Ariel Opera House presents a recital featuring Piano and Voice students of Judith Cavendish and String students of Elaine Swinney. Join us for this free Sunday afternoon concert to be held in the 3rd floor Ariel Chamber Theatre. For more information about Piano and Voice lessons offered at the Ariel, please visit this link. For more information about Violin and Viola lessons offered at the Ariel, please visit this link. Admission is free ~...

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OPERA GALA-POLIS!

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Archived Events | Comments Off on OPERA GALA-POLIS!

OPERA GALA-POLIS!

September 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now The Ariel Opera House lives up to its name at the season opener on September 14th when Opera Gala-polis kicks off the season with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Katherine Rohrer under the able direction of Maestro Steven Huang. Katherine’s Carmen sizzles! Conductor Steven Huang Maestro Steven Huang has conducted orchestras and operas across the country and throughout the world. At the age of twenty-one, he served as Music Director of the Bach Society Orchestra of Harvard University, where he...

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THE FABULOUS FLUTE

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on THE FABULOUS FLUTE

THE FABULOUS FLUTE

October 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now You asked for him and he’s back! Maestro Keitaro Harada returns to the podium twice this season on October 26th and March 21st. The Fabulous Flute with soloist Lindsey Goodman, OVS’s own piccolo and flutist, who performs an Ohio premiere of Nancy Galbraith’s Concert for Flute. Independent Streams for percussion and strings is another Ohio premiere – written by the OVS’s principal percussionist Roger Braun (a fitting piece as Lindsey’s husband is also a percussionist). Mozart’s...

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A SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on A SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS

A SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS

November 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Last year’s Songs of Rural America pops concert, seen nationwide on television, let us know that you wanted pops added to our mix. Maestro Tim Berens and Broadway tenor Mike Eldred (Jean Val Jean in Les Miserables) have a terrific Salute to Our Veterans concert on November 9th just in time for Veterans Day! Tim Berens, conductor Tim Berens’ multi-faceted career gives testament to his lifelong quest to learn, perform and write music. So far, his venture has led him through the worlds of...

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THE CHRISTMAS SHOW!

Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on THE CHRISTMAS SHOW!

THE CHRISTMAS SHOW!

December 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Last year’s sold out Christmas Show! concert under the baton of Maestro Steven Huang made it clear that this is one of your favorites. Get your tickets early to this December 7th concert and make sure you don’t miss out! And if you have ever had a secret desire to lift the baton and bring out beautiful music, you too could be a Maestro For A Moment at this annual symphony fundraiser. Contact us to be a part of this fun and wonderful event. Conductor Steven Huang Maestro Steven Huang has...

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