Upcoming Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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2017 Friends4Friends Film Festival

September 14, 2017 | 6:30 PM | Ford Family Recital Hall

The Friends4Friends Campaign, sponsored by Operation Keepsake, Inc. inspires youth to become future leaders within their schools and communities. Students have the opportunity to think creatively, composing and producing short films and songs to educate and support peers in overcoming challenges such as alcohol, drugs, sexual activity, and violence. The festival showcases the students’ work at an Oscar-like, red carpet event that attracts fellow students, parents, community members, and the press.

For more information contact OK Inc. at 330.486.0602.

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ticketsmallYSO Pops Series: Faithfully

September 16, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Joined by rockin’ vocalists, your Youngstown Symphony celebrates the music of Journey – one of the most popular American rock bands of all time who defined the big rock and roll sound of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Enjoy hits like Don’t Stop Believing, Faithfully, Any Way You Want It, Open Arms, Wheel in the Sky and many more in “Faithfully – A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey.”

Concert underwritten in part by PNC Bank.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallTHE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

September 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

TV’s Reality Housewives Brandi Glanville of Beverly Hills, Teresa Giudice of New Jersey and Ashley Darby of Potomac will take to the Powers’ stage for a special event performance of Eve Ensler’s award-winning show. The Housewives are live and in person in this often outrageous and always heartfelt tribute to women and their strength. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation and the local charity, COMPASS Sojourner House of the Mahoning Valley.

A limited amount of VIP Meet and Greet tickets are available by calling the venue.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallDana Piano Quartet and Dana Chamber Orchestra

September 24, 2017 | 7:00 PM | Ford Family Recital Hall

“Romantic Masterpieces” concert will mark the world debut of the newly formed Dana Piano Quartet, performing Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25.

Also on the program, the Dana Chamber Orchestra, YSU’s elite un-conducted string ensemble, will fill out an evening of Romantic masterpieces by performing Edvard Grieg’s Holberg Suite and Edward Elgar’s Serenade for Strings.

Adult tickets $6, senior citizens $5, free admission for children under 12 & anyone with a valid YSU ID. Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All Seating is general admission.

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2017 Simeon Booker Courage Award Ceremony

October 3, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Ford Family Recital Hall

Organized by the Ohio Nonviolence Week Committee and part of the seventh annual Ohio Nonviolence Week, the awards ceremony culminates five days of conscience and character, talk, art, dinner, music and more.

Tickets will be on sale via the DeYor PAC box office at a later date. For further information contact Penny Wells at pennywwells@sbcglobal.net.

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ticketsmallYSO Classics Series – Oktoberfest

October 7, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Experience the DeYor PAC’s take on the uniquely Bavarian beer festival with a craft beer taste & the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra featuring the music of Brahms, Wagner and renowned pianist and YSU professor Caroline Oltmanns performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor.

Concert underwritten in part by Braking Point Recovery Center.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallStephen Stills and Judy Collins

October 15, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Sunrise Entertainment & Western Reserve Folk Arts Assoc present legendary duo STEPHEN STILLS & JUDY COLLINS.

50 years ago, singer-songwriter Stephen Still met singer-songwriter Judy Collins, known for her piercing ocean blue eyes. Their tumultuous love affair would later be immortalized by Stills with his composition “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” performed by Crosby, Stills & Nash on their landmark debut.

Their joint summer tour marks the first time ever Stills and Collins have been onstage together. Collins has earned five Grammy nominations including one in 2017 and one Grammy win. In addition to his ode to Collins, Stills is best known for the hits “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield and “Love The One You’re With” from his solo debut.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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Little Rascals Monster Mash

October 28, 2017 | Time TBD | Ford Family Recital Hall

Easy Street turns into “Queasy Street” for a fun-filled salute to Halloween! Guaranteed to get your “little monster” into the spirit of the season.

Tickets will be for sale through the Little Rascals Workshops. Contact Maureen Collins at easystreetshows@aol.com for more information.

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ticketsmallCARRIE – THE MUSICAL – RATED PG-13

OCTOBER 30 & 31 | 7:30 PM | FORD FAMILY RECITAL HALL

A collaboration with The Oakland & the Millennial Theatre Company — Halloween Special Event! TWO NIGHTS ONLY!

Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast who’s bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too far, she’s not afraid to use it…
Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel it was panned By Critics in its original run, in recent years it was totally reworked to rave reviews off Broadway and it recently enjoyed a very successful run at the Beck Center in Cleveland! Rated PG-13.

Music by Michael Gore | Lyrics by Dean Pitchford | Book by Lawrence D. Cohen | Based on the novel by Stephen King

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Classics Series – America the Beautiful

November 4, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Join the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra for a stirring tribute to American composers Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, and John Williams. The performance will also showcase the stunning imagery of “adventurer and composer” Stephen Lias as a backdrop to the majestic Grofé Grand Canyon Suite.

Concert underwritten in part by the Homes Savings Community Foundation & the Jane F. Lamb Foundation.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmall Classic to Contemporary: A Holiday Celebration of Dance

November 18, 2017 | 2 PM & 7 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The show opens with Act 2 of the classical ballet Coppélia, followed by new contemporary works highlighting BWR Company dancers. The performance closes with a magical journey through the holidays, entitled Merry & Bright. Retro music, vintage-style costuming, and a surprise finale are the perfect way to kick off the holiday season in the Mahoning Valley!

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallGREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER

November 25, 2017 | 3:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The quintessential holiday performance – a Christmas tradition in North America since 1993.

This holiday season, experience Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker – acclaimed by the press and adored by audiences everywhere. Get your tickets now – Group and Gold Circle tickets available.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

November 30, 2017 | 7:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will return live on stage with the critically acclaimed Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The musical (www.rudolphthemusical.com). The national tour is a family favorite, with a cast of iconic characters including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow monster.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Pops Series – Christmas Movie Magic

December 2, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

A salute to the holidays from Hollywood blockbusters with dancing and singing duo Beverly & Kirby Ward. Visit the following link for just a sample of the Ward’s unique talents. Be prepared for an evening that will put a song in your heart and have you toe-tapping in the aisles.

Concert underwritten in part by Stifel Nicolaus & Company and the William and Kathryn Pollock Family Foundation.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallMIRACLE ON EASY STREET

December 15, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium
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December 17, 2017 | 2:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

New York may have the Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall every Christmas, but for the past 29 years Youngstown has had Easy Street Productions and Powers Auditorium. The gang is headed back to the DeYor Performing Arts Center with their 29th annual Christmas Spectacular!

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallTHE SOUND OF MUSIC

December 19, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family will thrill audiences here in Youngstown with its Tony- Grammy- and Academy Award-winning Best Score. Enjoy the ambiance of the DeYor Performing Arts Center during the holidays & experience this iconic musical theater production in the former Warner Brothers’ theater. For more information, please visit TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com

Tickets go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 am.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Pops Series – Ella: First Lady of Song

February 10, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Capathia Jenkins and cast along with the YSO celebrate the centenary of Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song, performing such hits as “It Don’t Mean a Thing If it Ain’t Got that Swing,” “A-Tisket A-Tasket,” “I Got Rhythm,” “How High the Moon” and “Bewitched.” You’ll also hear top hits by her sister jazz greats, including Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan featuring the music they made famous: songs written by Billy Strayhorn, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Richard Rodgers and Kurt Weill.

Concert underwritten in part by BSHM Architects, Inc. & The DeBartolo Corporation/John & Denise York.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Classics Series – The Four Seasons

March 10, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Ford Family Recital Hall

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents a special concert in the beautiful 600 seat acoustic hall, inside the Eleanor Beecher Flad Pavilion. Concertmaster Rachel Stegman performs the title piece by Vivaldi with a special narration by Stan Boney of the little known verses written by the composer. Music from Bach – The Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 & Air from Suite 3 in D Major round out this lovely evening of chamber music.

Concert underwritten in part by Patricia Syak.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Classics Series – Side-By-Side

April 14, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Musical education is a cornerstone of our mission at the Youngstown Symphony Society, and we are pleased and honored to present the final concert in our classics series featuring your amazing YSO and Youth Orchestra under the direction of YSU’s Dr. Stephen Gage. This special side-by-side performance features music from Elgar, Debussey, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. Don’t miss the opportunity to support these talented young musicians as they experience the thrill of performing alongside some of the most talented local professionals in their field!

Concert underwritten in part by The Youngstown Symphony Society Board of Directors.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.