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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 Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre, the historic Ariel Opera House, 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. (COVID-19 Statement)

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2022-23 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in 2022-23 Season, Archived Events, OVS News | Comments Off on 2022-23 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

2022-23 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! Welcome our 33rd season and one of the most diverse ever planned! We kick things off with a change in venue. Our first concert will be held at Wedge Auditorium at the Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School, 280 Scenic Dr., Pt. Pleasant, WV on November 5th, with the dulcet sounds of Oboes on the Ohio. Is...

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Oboes on the Ohio, The Ohio Valley Symphony

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Oboes on the Ohio, The Ohio Valley Symphony

November 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now This opening concert will be held at Wedge Auditorium at Pt. Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School, 280 Scenic Dr., Point Pleasant, WV. On November 5th the dulcet sounds of the Cincinnati Symphony’s principal oboist, Dwight Parry will be heard on a North American premiere of Carl Vine’s Oboe Concerto with Cincinnati Symphony’s Associate Conductor, François López-Ferrer, on the podium.  The concert also features music by Ravel, Debussy and Poulenc. François López-Ferrer, conductor François López-Ferrer...

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Lunch & Learn, Holiday Marketing for Increased Business

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Lunch & Learn, Holiday Marketing for Increased Business

Lunch & Learn, Holiday Marketing for Increased Business

November 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Ariel Chamber Theatre Free! Register Now! Take advantage of the influx of visitors to the Gallipolis in Lights extravaganza in downtown Gallipolis throughout December!  Learn about special marketing initiatives that can help to market your visit as a destination stop throughout the holidays with presenter Presenter Randy Finney, former Gallipolis City Manager. This presentation of Holiday Marketing for Increased Business in conjunction with the Gallia County Chamber of Commerce. A link will be provided to those...

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The Christmas Show! The Ohio Valley Symphony

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The Christmas Show! The Ohio Valley Symphony

December 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Is there any Christmas music more beloved than the Nutcracker? On December 3rd hear the suite in its entirety along with other holiday songs of the season such as Silver Bells, Feliz Navidad, Frosty the Snowman and more under the baton of Steven Huang on December 3rd.  Join in the fun with our annual Maestro for a Moment competition Steven Huang, conductor Maestro Steven Huang is thrilled to return to Southeastern Ohio to the podium of The Ohio Valley Symphony.  He has conducted orchestras...

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Maestro for a Moment FUN-draiser 2022-23

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in 2022-23 Season, Archived Events, Ariel Fundraising | Comments Off on Maestro for a Moment FUN-draiser 2022-23

Maestro for a Moment FUN-draiser 2022-23

The Ohio Valley Symphony’s annual Maestro for a Moment Fundraiser is one of the highlights of the season for both audience and orchestra! Each season three candidates vie for the opportunity to conduct the orchestra during the The Christmas Show! on December 3rd, 2022, in a rousing rendition of Sleigh Ride! This year’s candidates are Kaiti Dovyak, from the OVS’s first string class and a founding member of the Ohio Valley Youth Orchestra; Robin Fowler, the State Farm Insurance Agent located just down the street on Second...

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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 10, 2022 at 2 pm FREE CONCERT! MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is celebrating its 49th Anniversary (1974-2022). Created by Harvey Phillips, MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS 2022 will be presented in over 300 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! TUBACHRISTMAS is 100% FREE...

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Yuletide Joy!

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Yuletide Joy!

Sunday, December 11, 2022 3:00 p.m. FREE CONCERT! Join us in the historic Ariel Chamber Theatre as we unwrap the beauty of the season through the gift of music! Music teachers Rebecca Honett and John McAlister bring together the talented students of The Ariel Academy to present vocal and piano performances featuring favorite holiday carols, classical standards, and contemporary classics – with favorites from the Broadway stage and silver screen. From intimate solo performances to eight hands playing four keyboards simultaneously,...

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Lunch & Learn, New Frontiers in Advertising

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Lunch & Learn, New Frontiers in Advertising

December 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Ariel Chamber Theatre Free! Register Now! Put a new perspective on your new year’s marketing endeavors! Allen White, marketing consultant for WCHS will present new and innovative methods of digital advertising.  He will delve into OTT, search optimization, social media services, email marketing, mobile, web services, and more, to help understand where your businesses can get the most out of your advertising budget. This presentation of New Frontiers in Advertising is held in conjunction with the Gallia...

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April Foolishness, The Ohio Valley Symphony

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in 2022-23 Season, Ariel Featured, Events | Comments Off on April Foolishness, The Ohio Valley Symphony

April Foolishness, The Ohio Valley Symphony

April 1, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now We all need a bit of levity in our lives and April 1st is the perfect time for it.  Maestro Peter Stafford Wilson will lead the OVS in an evening of whimsy and farce.  Rev. Dr. Mark Parsons will join him with tongue planted firmly in cheek narrating The Young Lutheran’s Guide to the Orchestra.  This demos each instrument of the orchestra and the narrator lets us know why a good Lutheran would not want to play it! Also on the program is Vaughan Williams Aristophanic Suite (remember Aristophanes...

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