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Youngstown Symphony Orchestra announces 8 concerts

Pianist Jim Brickman will be the special guest for a holiday show in December.
Youngstown Symphony 2021-22

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra will perform eight concerts during the 2021-22 season at Edward W. Powers Auditorium and Stambaugh Auditorium.

Among the guests will be pianist Jim Brickman and Ohio State University conductor Miriam Burns.

Five guest conductors will be featured.

The orchestra’s season will open Sept. 19 in Edward W. Powers Auditorium at the DeYor Performing Arts Center with Burns, the director of orchestras of Ohio State University, at the podium.

The season continues Oct. 17 in the Concert Hall at Stambaugh Auditorium, featuring the E.M. Skinner Pipe Organ with organist Scott Dettra and conductor John Varineau.

The orchestra will celebrate the holiday season Dec. 10 with Brickman in Powers Auditorium.

Burns will return to conduct the symphony Jan. 16 at the Ford Family Recital Hall at the DeYor Performing Arts Center.

Carl Topilow of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra will conduct a Broadway and Beyond concert Feb. 4 in Powers Auditorium.

On March 10, conductor Andre Raphel will lead the orchestra in a performance at Stambaugh Auditorium.

April 10 features the orchestra in another Sunday afternoon performance in Ford Family Recital Hall.

The season concludes May 7 in the Concert Hall at Stambaugh Auditorium.

Sunday concerts will start at 4 p.m. All other concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Sseason ticket packages and single concert tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. July 30. Single concert tickets will range from $42 to $62, plus fees. Tickets will be available at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Box Office by calling 330-259-9651 and at the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office at Stambaugh Auditorium by calling 330-259-0555.

Both box offices are open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets also will be available online at, and