Archbold, OH – Music lovers from throughout the region will enjoy an evening of varied musical selections on March 12 as the Toledo Symphony Orchestra presents a concert at Sauder Village. The Thursday evening performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Founder’s Hall and will feature several pieces performed with the choir from Zion Mennonite Church of Archbold.
“This is the 26th year this highly respected orchestra has presented a community concert in Archbold and it is always an honor for us to welcome such talented musicians to Sauder Village,” shared Kim Krieger, PR/Media Relations at Sauder Village.
Tickets for the concert may be purchased by calling 800.590.9755 or stopping by the Welcome Center at Sauder Village. Advance ticket purchases are recommended. All general admission tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.
This year’s concert is sure to delight music lovers of all ages with a wonderful mix of musical selections. Some highlights of the Archbold program include Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Mendelssohn, Gloria by Mozart, Rossini’sWilliam Tell Overture and West Side Story Overture. The concert will also include a few selections featuring the Zion Mennonite Church Choir.
Guest conductor Yaniv Segal will lead the evening performance at Sauder Village. Segal is assistant conductor of the Naples Philharmonic and music director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. He was recently profiled by EsquireMagazine as a rising star “redefining classical music” as a violinist, singer, actor and conductor. Segal has been the assistant conductor of the New York Youth Symphony, Princeton Symphony and the Manhattan School of Music. He has also led performances of the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Greenwich Village Orchestra, Castleton Festival Orchestra, and Stamford Young People’s Symphony. Abroad, Segal has conducted the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, New Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria), Thuringen Philharmonie (Germany), and Ukrainian State Symphony. Recipient of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, Segal earned graduate degrees in conducting and composition in 2013 from the University of Michigan.
The evening concert also provides a great reason to arrive at Sauder Village early to enjoy a delicious meal at the Barn Restaurant. Recognized throughout the region for home-style favorites like roast beef, Barn chicken and real mashed potatoes – enjoying a tasty meal in the relaxed setting of the Barn Restaurant will make the night even more special! Or, consider an overnight stay at the Sauder Heritage Inn with the “Night at the Symphony” Package – call 800.590.9755 for details or make a reservation.
This is the 13th year for the Black Swamp Arts Council to co-host this popular event with non-profit Sauder Village. The 2015 concert is also underwritten by the Farmers & Merchants State Bank and Parkview Physicians Group – Midwest Community Health Associates.
“We are happy to be working with Black Swamp Arts Council again this year,” Krieger added. “We also appreciate the many donations provided by underwriters and patrons throughout the region. These donations help provide music students from local schools with free admission to the Toledo Symphony performance at Sauder Village.”
All money raised through ticket sales and patron donations underwrites the costs of bringing the Toledo Symphony to the community on March 12. For more information or for tickets to the Toledo Symphony Orchestra Archbold concert call Sauder Village at 800.590.9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org To learn more about all the special events planned for the 2015 Sauder Village season visit www.saudervillage.org, like Sauder Village on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @SauderVillage