2323 17th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44708
Tickets $20 General Admission; FREE Age 25 and Under (with valid ID at door)
Victor Herbert and his Famous 22nd Regiment Band thrilled audiences at President William McKinley’s 1897 Inauguration. Now you can experience first hand the music that enthralled over 20,000 attendees as the Canton Comic Opera Company recreates the McKinley 1897 Inaugural Grand Concert!
Distinguished Soloists: Miss Julie Anna Crookston, Soprano and Mr. Jeffrey Singler, VioloncelloThere will be a free pre-show lecture by Mr. Christopher Kenney of the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum at 2:30 pm.
Don’t miss this exhilarating historic concert that will be sure to have you marching in your seat!
American Musical Moments, a new concert series presented by the Canton Comic Opera Company, explores America’s popular music from 1890-1950. The concerts will feature both fondly remembered as well as unjustly forgotten music and performers, ranging from vaudeville to musical comedy, and from radio to motion pictures. This series will contextualize American operetta in the framework of the popular music of the period.