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Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas!

Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas!

Join the fun at the ARIEL’S MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS! December 9, 2017 Concert starts at 2 pm! FREE CONCERT! MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is celebrating its 44th Anniversary (1974-2016). Created by Harvey Phillips, MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS 2017 will be presented in over 250 cities throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. TUBACHRISTMAS ensembles may attract participants aged 8 to over 90 years! The warm, rich organ-like sound of tuba-euphonium choir has won the ears and hearts of every audience! Come and Listen 100% FREE!...

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The Voices of Christmas

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on The Voices of Christmas

The Voices of Christmas

Saturday, December 16, 2017 7:00 p.m. Purchase Tickets Enjoy Christmas favorites and holiday standards featuring the Piano, Vocals & Strings with Special Guests to be announced. The annual Voices of Christmas includes an audience Holiday Sing-a-long that’s a favorite of both young and old! General Admission tickets to this festive concert are $10. Tickets and more information are available at the Ariel Opera House box office, 428 Second Ave., Gallipolis; by phone, (740) 446-2787...

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The Piano featuring Thomas Pandolfi, piano

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on The Piano featuring Thomas Pandolfi, piano

The Piano featuring Thomas Pandolfi, piano

March 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now! American pianist THOMAS PANDOLFI is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. His orchestral appearances often feature not only the beloved masterpiece concerti by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt, but also the equally brilliant ones by Paderewski, Rubinstein and Moszkowski. Additionally in the “Pops” genre,...

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Love Songs featuring Risa Renae Harman, soprano

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Love Songs featuring Risa Renae Harman, soprano

April 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now! American soprano Risa Renae Harman, as noted by The New York Times, “is that rare creature among singers, a really good recitalist.” A versatile singer who navigates a wide range of repertoire, she has appeared as soloist in Samuel Barber’s The Prayers of Kierkegaard at the Kennedy Center with The Washington Chorus, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with The Philadelphia Singers at the Kimmel Center and Alice Tully Hall, Handel’s Laudate pueri with The National Cathedral Choral Society, Mozart’s...

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Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN

Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN

Friday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. & Saturday June 17 at 7:00 p.m. Purchase Tickets The historic Ariel Opera House presents the Ariel Players in The Music Man. The Music Man is the classic musical written by Meredith Willson and is loosely based on his small town upbringing. Con man Harold Hill comes to Iowa in 1912 to sell band instruments and uniforms to the unsuspecting residents of River City. Marion, the librarian and piano teacher, sees right through him but eventually falls for his charms when he helps her younger brother overcome his...

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The Ariel’s Summer Tuba-Time!

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on The Ariel’s Summer Tuba-Time!

The Ariel’s Summer Tuba-Time!

Monday, July 3, 2017 at 4:00pm Click Here to Pre-Register Now! Tuba and Euphonium players of all ages can come join the fun! Musicians will meet at the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre at 4:00 p.m. for an on-stage rehearsal. Summer Tuba-Time music books will be available for purchase ($15 incl. tax) at rehearsal. Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:30pm FREE CONCERT! – 7:30 p.m. at the City Park No tickets required. A fun time to be had by all! Join us at the 2017 River Recreation in Gallipolis City Park to celebrate Independence Day...

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DREW HASTINGS- Comedian, Mayor, Farmer & Author

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on DREW HASTINGS- Comedian, Mayor, Farmer & Author

DREW HASTINGS- Comedian, Mayor, Farmer & Author

Friday, July 14 at 7:00 p.m. Purchase Tickets Join the Ariel Opera House in welcoming the most unlikely farmer and Mayor you’ve ever met, Drew Hastings. As a Comedian, Drew Hastings has been a well-known standup for 20-plus years with television comedy specials, Tonight Show appearances, and a regular favorite on the National Bob & Tom Radio Show.  As a Farmer. A lifelong, loft living, city dweller, he left Los Angeles at age 50 to take up farming in rural Ohio which he describes as “Farmageddon”.  As Mayor: he was just...

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Auditions for “The Music Man”

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Auditions for “The Music Man”

Auditions for The Music Man Saturday, February 18, 2017 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The historic Ariel Opera House is pleased to announce the formation of The Ariel Singers who, along with The Ariel Children’s Chorus, plan to present Meredith Willson’s hit musical The Music Man — this season marking it’s 50th Anniversary.  This Tony award winning Broadway musical and Oscar winning movie is about a con man (Robert Preston) coming to a small midwestern town to sell band instruments and uniforms to unsuspecting parents, but falls...

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THE STORY OF JOHN GEE: The Ariel’s Black History Celebration

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on THE STORY OF JOHN GEE: The Ariel’s Black History Celebration

THE STORY OF JOHN GEE: The Ariel’s Black History Celebration

Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Free admission ~ donations accepted. The Story of John Gee, Hero of Gallipolis, is presented as part of the Ariel Opera House’s celebration of Black History month. Gee was born in Cincinnati in 1798 and came to Gallipolis between 1818 and 1822 as a free African American. Intelligent, industrious, hard-working and gifted in several areas, Gee built up his business building fine houses (some of which are still standing today), raised a large family, was active in his church and was a philanthropist. He...

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Addison Coldren Art Exhibition

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Addison Coldren Art Exhibition

Addison Coldren Art Exhibition

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Free admission ~ donations accepted. The Ariel’s Artists and Authors Series welcomes local artist Addison Coldren who will be talking and answering questions about her works.  Her eye for the “small worlds” in nature is incorporated into her art – from silver jewelry design to photography.  Addison’s exhibit will feature several mordançage prints, a photographic process used to manipulate emulsion, as well as paintings, ceramics, and silver jewelry. Addison is a senior at Wittenberg University in...

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