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The Lima Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2014-2015 season, commencing with the spectacular Cirque de la Symphonie.

The 2014-15 season will be vibrant, engaging and extraordinary like no other. The LSO will open with Cirque de la Symphonie on Oct. 11 as it fills the Civic Center with gravity-defying aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen. As the orchestra brings the magic of Cirque to the performance hall, each act will be perfectly choreographed to fiery symphonic favorites and classical masterpieces for an evening sure to astound the entire family.

The LSO will take its audience on an Orchestral Voyage on Nov. 15 beginning with Rimsky-Korsakov’s joyous Russian Easter Overture and concluding with Respighi’s thrilling Pines of Rome.

The Lima Symphony Chorus will join the LSO with holiday favorites on Dec. 13 as the beloved Bells, Brass and Bows concert returns featuring a mix of traditional favorites, sacred carols and whimsical twists on familiar standards.

Nothing says New Year’s Eve like the sleek style, sophistication and sex appeal of James Bond as Jeans ‘n Classics joins the orchestra with Shaken Not Stirred: James Bond New Year’s Eve Gala. Celebrate six decades of the famous Spy Who Loved Me with iconic music from the instantly recognizable Bond Theme itself to such memory-stirrers as Goldfinger, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, a View to a Kill and Skyfall, among others.

Immerse yourself in the elegance, clarity and grace of Mozart at the shimmering Mozart by Candlelight concerts which returns to Trinity United Methodist Church in Lima on Jan. 17 and enjoy the beautiful restoration of St. Joseph Church in Wapakoneta on Jan. 18.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with history’s most compelling love stories, from Romeo and Juliet to Swan Lake, in Music of the Heart on Feb. 14, 2015. Piano soloist Scott Cuellar will join the orchestra with Rachmaninoff’s lush Second Piano Concerto to conclude this ravishingly romantic program.

The young and young-at-heart will be captivated by the annual family concert, Down on the Farm, featuring not just the orchestra but square dancers, banjo players and even some four-legged friends in this rollicking afternoon romp on March 1, 2015.

The season concludes on April 11, 2015, with an evening of Bernstein and Beethoven as the Lima Symphony Chorus joins in for Leonard Bernstein’s Broadway-style Chichester Psalms before closing the season with Beethoven’s life-affirming 8th Symphony.

Season ticket sales begin on Oct. 12 at the Ode to Joy concert.


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