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Welcome to the historic Ariel Opera House

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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...

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Michael Johnathon’s Songs of Rural America, The Ohio Valley Symphony

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Michael Johnathon’s Songs of Rural America, The Ohio Valley Symphony

October 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. $28 reserved seats Purchase Tickets Now! MICHAEL JOHNATHON’S SONGS OF RURAL AMERICA comes to the historic Ariel Opera House for a special concert featuring THE OHIO VALLEY SYMPHONY. “Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world.” – Oscar Wilde Among the throngs of musicians in the folk world, few have elevated “dreaming” to such a high art form as Michael Johnathon.  From composing the Woody Guthrie Opera to writing the...

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Mel Simon, M.D. Book Signing for TWO RIVERS A WORLD APART

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Mel Simon, M.D. Book Signing for TWO RIVERS A WORLD APART

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Free admission ~ donations accepted. Two Rivers, a World Apart is the autobiography of Dr. Mel Simon; as a young boy who spent most of his life by the banks the Pigalo River in his native country, the Philippines, and as a young man by the banks of the Ohio River in continental USA.  Both rivers serve as the backdrop in this story of a young boy searching for the American dream.  Against all odds he managed to overcome struggles through sheer determination and hard work. And above all, he has continued...

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HOLLYWOOD SOUNDS

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HOLLYWOOD SOUNDS

November 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Keitaro Harada is a dazzling presence on the podium and conducts the Cincinnati Symphony and around the world. He is bringing with him the stunning violin prodigy Christina Nam to perform Korngold’s lush Violin Concerto. Included in this November 3rd concert, Harada is presenting composer Matt Jackfert for a world premiere of two works. Conductor Keitaro Harada Conductor Keitaro Harada continues to be recognized at the highest levels for his artistic abilities and passion for musical...

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THE CHRISTMAS SHOW!

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THE CHRISTMAS SHOW!

December 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Gallipolis’ own Steven Huang will be leading the symphony for the annual Christmas Show! on December 1st with a heartwarming selection of your holiday favorites. Soprano Melissa Brobeck and tenor Kelly Burns will add to the beautiful sounds of your favorite selections. This is one of the most popular concerts of the year, so be sure to purchase extra tickets with your subscription so friends and relatives can sit close by your season seats! Conductor Steven Huang Maestro Steven Huang has...

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Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas!

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Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas!

Join the fun at the ARIEL’S MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS! December 8, 2018 Concert starts at 2 pm! FREE CONCERT! MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is celebrating its 45th Anniversary (1974-2018). Created by Harvey Phillips, MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS 2018 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 RED VIOLIN

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THE RED VIOLIN

March 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Elizabeth Pitcairn asked if she could come back to perform on our 30th Anniversary concert March 30th, and of course we said a resounding Yes! She will bring her infamous Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius and will be joined by Maestro Miriam Burns on the podium for a wonderful evening of beautiful music you won’t soon forget. Conductor Miriam Burns Miriam Burns was on staff with the New York Philharmonic as one of their Cover Conductors from 1999-2007, having been appointed by Kurt Masur as a result...

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SPRING STRINGS

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SPRING STRINGS

April 27, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now To cap off the season Peter Stafford Wilson will conduct the rousing April 27th Spring Strings concert. Soloist Tim Berens encouraged his friend, Grammy nominated American composer Frank Proto, to premiere his newly written double bass concerto in the acoustically superb Ariel Opera House. Frank was in agreement and decided to include Tim on guitar – giving you twice the pleasure at this April 27th concert! The first half of the concert will feature Frank’s music and the second half will...

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THE EMPEROR

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THE EMPEROR

September 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Tim Berens has graced our stage several times as an OVS soloist, but on September 8th he shows us another facet of his talents as he returns to conduct a fabulous all-Beethoven program. He brings with him colleague Michael Chertock to spark some fireworks with The Emperor piano concerto. Guitarist, arranger, conductor Tim Berens Tim Berens’s 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...

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The Piano featuring Thomas Pandolfi, piano

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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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