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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 of The Ohio Valley Symphony, in the heart of Gallipolis, Ohio. Explore our website for upcoming performances and events, lessons, directions, and history! Be sure to contact the Ariel Opera House Box Office at 740-446-ARTS (2787) if you have any questions or if we may help you in planning your next visit to Gallipolis.

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Spring Finale, May 3, 2008

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Ohio Valley Symphony Pulls at the Heartstrings LORI SIMS, piano Soloist for the Rachmaninov is Lori Sims, an internationally-known pianist who has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and China. Now the John T. Bernhard Professor of Music at Western Michigan University, Sims is a graduate of the Yale School of Music, where she was named most outstanding graduating student. Her 2000 debut at New York’s Alice Tully Hall earned a rave review from the New York Times. As presidential hopefuls vie for support in both Russia and the...

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Lori Sims, March 29, 2008

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Ohio Valley Symphony Pulls at the Heartstrings LORI SIMS, piano Soloist for the Rachmaninov is Lori Sims, an internationally-known pianist who has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and China. Now the John T. Bernhard Professor of Music at Western Michigan University, Sims is a graduate of the Yale School of Music, where she was named most outstanding graduating student. Her 2000 debut at New York’s Alice Tully Hall earned a rave review from the New York Times. As presidential hopefuls vie for support in both Russia and the...

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OVS Pops Program Kicks off Holiday Season, November 25, 2007

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The elves of the Ohio Valley Symphony are ready to deck the hall — in the historic Morris & Dorothy Haskins Theatre of The Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre in downtown Gallipolis, Ohio — with the sounds of the holiday season. Join the orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Maestro Ray Fowler, at 8 p.m. Saturday, December 1, for a program of traditional and familiar Christmas songs. The evening starts with a grand flourish as the brass section of the orchestra ring in the season with Hark, the Herald...

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Graceful Ghosts, November 3, 2007

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Ghosties, goblins and witches are all part of the brew when The Ohio Valley Symphony presents “Graceful Ghosts” Saturday, November 3 at 8 pm. The Morris & Dorothy Haskins Theatre will host a variety of spectres as the costumed musicians take the stage at the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre at 426 Second Ave. in Gallipolis, Ohio. Music Director, Ray Fowler, promises you an evening of hauntingly beautiful and ghoulishly familiar music that will stir your emotions and fire your imagination. “Graceful Ghosts,” is a program of...

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J. Mark McVey, October 6, 2007

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Ohio Valley Symphony bound for Broadway in season opener There’s nothing like autumn in New York, but there’s no need to wait in an airport line, drive for hours or negotiate cabs and subways. Let the Ohio Valley Symphony take you to the Great White Way for “Broadway and Beyond,” opening concert of the orchestra’s 18th season. Broadway star Mark McVey joins the OVS — southeast Ohio’s only professional orchestra — at 8 p.m. Oct. 6 on the stage of the historic Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre in...

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2007-08 Season

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OHIO VALLEY SYMPHONY 2007-08 SEASON From Baroque to Broadway and from goblins to Christmas cheer, join the Ohio Valley Symphony for the 2007-08 subscription season. The 18th season of southeast Ohio’s only professional orchestra lights the stage of the historic Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre in downtown Gallipolis for five programs — all under the direction of music director Ray Fowler — that will stir your emotions and fire your imagination. All concerts take place on Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. in the Morris & Dorothy...

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2008-09 OVS Season

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The Ohio Valley Symphony’s 2008-09 Season The Ohio Valley Symphony is gearing up for another year of doing what it does best — bringing great music played by great artists to southeast Ohio. For its 19th subscription season, the OVS, under music director Ray Fowler, will carry listeners around the world with the help of tunes of a diverse lineup of classics. From composers in 19th-century Vienna to 20th-century America, the pieces evoke destinations as close as the barnyard and as far away as the islands of the South Pacific, the...

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2008 Media Archives

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2008: What is HomeTownStation.Net? Do you remember that local radio station you grew up listening to? Big city or small town, most of us had a local station that we relied on for information and entertainment. If we didn’t get to listen to our favorite show or announcer, we felt like we missed out on something! Fast forward to the 21st century. and a new kind of “station” that offers both an audio and visual experience. Ohio Valley Symphony Maestro Ray Fowler is the featured guest along with Ariel Founder and Ohio Valley...

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Legendary Classics, May 9, 2009

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Michi Wiancko Violinist Michi Wiancko is a winner of the 2002 Concert Artists Guild International Competition. Featured as an “Artist to Watch” on the cover of the January 2007 issue of Symphony magazine, the Cleveland Plain Dealer credits her with playing that “melts seamlessly into tender utterances.” Wiancko, a Southern Californian, holds degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Juilliard School where she studied with Robert Mann. She has earned an international reputation for her performances...

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Broadway! March 21, 2009

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John and Nancy Williams Shuffle bring a wealth of performing experience to their theater and concert appearances having collectively essayed over 150 leading roles in their combined stage careers. The couple has regularly delighted audiences, both at home and abroad, with their versatility, magnetism, and endearing musical repertoire. About John Shuffle critics have said he has a “rich, substantial voice and expressive nuances” and a “vocal quality that is too seldom heard.” Reviewers have glowed about Nancy Shuffle...

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