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Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

The Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO), established in 1963, is one of Lakeside’s most cherished traditions. Under the direction of Music Director & Conductor Daniel Meyer, the symphony brings classical music to guests of all ages presenting seven performances in addition to a special Brass Quintet Family Concert. Also performing will be guest musicians, including violinist Stella Chen, cellist Thomas Mesa, pianist David Allen Wehr and more. Review our 2022 Summer Concert Series below.

Arts programming at Lakeside Chautauqua is supported by the Ohio Arts Council. The Ohio Arts Council is funded in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature. The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally and economically. oac.ohio.gov

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MUSIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR DANIEL MEYER

A native of Cleveland, Daniel Meyer studied conducting at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. He’s a graduate of Denison University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. As Music Director of the Erie Philharmonic, Artistic Director of the Westmoreland Symphony in Greensburg, Pa., and Director of Orchestral Activities at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Meyer has reinvigorated orchestras with his engaging presence and keen musical intellect.

2022 SYMPHONY CONCERT SERIES

We are pleased to bring back the beloved Lakeside Symphony Orchestra season for 2022. Visit the calendar of events to learn more.

Tuesday, July 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Family Concert featuring Maria Hincapie, flute

Friday, July 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Symphonic Concert featuring Stella Chen, violin

Saturday, July 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Pops Concert: ‘Spoonful of Sugar’ with vocalist Ashley Brown

Tuesday, Aug. 2 | 8 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Symphonic Concert featuring Luke Ratcliffe, piano

Thursday, Aug. 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Steele Memorial Bandstand
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet Family Concert

Friday, Aug. 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Verb Ballets and Mingyao Zhao, cello
This concert is supported by the Iva M. Clark Memorial Endowment.

Tuesday, Aug. 9 | 8 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Symphonic Concert featuring Thomas Mesa, cello

Friday, Aug. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Hoover Auditorium
Concluding Summer Symphony Concert Series with David Allen Wehr

2022 SYMPHONY PRE-CONCERT LECTURES

This season, Lakeside Chautauqua is collaborating with the Conservatory of Music of Baldwin Wallace University to provide lectures prior to select Lakeside Symphony Orchestra concerts. These talks prepare listeners to more fully understand and enjoy the evening’s symphony concert.

Friday, July 29 | 6:30 p.m. | Fountain Inn Aigler Room
Pre-Concert Lecture with Dr. Christina Fuhrmann, Professor of Music History & Literature, Baldwin Wallace University

Tuesday, Aug. 2 | 7 p.m. | Fountain Inn Aigler Room
Pre-Concert Lecture with Destinee Siebe, Concert Production & Events Coordinator, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music

Tuesday, Aug. 9 | 7 p.m. | Fountain Inn Aigler Room
Pre-Concert Lecture with Destinee Siebe, Concert Production & Events Coordinator, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music

Friday, Aug. 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Fountain Inn Aigler Room
Pre-Concert Lecture with Dr. Christina Fuhrmann, Professor of Music History & Literature, Baldwin Wallace University