ENRICH COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES - 4 EVENTS FOR AS LOW AS $75
Unverferth Family Dentistry and Roger and Kay Okuley present the new ENRICH Community Concert Series.
This 75 member orchestra under the musical direction of the accomplished Van Wert native, Gerhardt Zimmermann, presents critically acclaimed performances and award-winning educational programs.
Formed in 1937, the CSO gave its first concert on February 16, 1938 under the direction of Richard Oppenheim. Louis Lane, Assistant Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra, became its second Music Director in 1949. His tenure initiated a period of several decades while George Szell was Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra, when the Cleveland Orchestra’s Assistant Conductor would systematically be appointed Music Director of the Canton Symphony. After George Szell’s death in 1971, Robert Marcellus was appointed Music Director, to be followed by Thomas Michalak, Exxon Arts Endowment Conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony, in 1976. Gerhardt Zimmermann, then Associate Conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony, succeeded Michalak in 1980.