Lakeside Symphony Concert: Family Concert

 Tuesday, August 3, 2021 
7:30pm-9:00pm  
Hoover Auditorium

The LSO concert series is made possible by the Ohio Arts Council’s 2021 ArtsNEXT grant. 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.


We are pleased to bring back the beloved Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) season for 2021. This summer the LSO will be presenting in a modified chamber orchestra presenting a summer of classical music conducted by Daniel Meyer.

Tonight's concert is for kids! Join us for this wonderful program of "Did You Hear That? Unusual Sounds in the Symphony" featuring music that the whole family will enjoy. Explore the orchestra with conductor Daniel Meyer, joined by trumpet soloist Alex Lenhart, and celebrate the musical sounds with the entire orchestra.

The LSO concert series is made possible by the Ohio Arts Council’s 2021 ArtsNEXT grant. 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.


Concert Program

Soloist: Alex Lenhart, trumpet

Excerpts from:

Prokofiev | Classical Symphony

Stravinsky | Pulcinella Suite

Anderson | Waltzing Cat

Mendelssohn | Midsummer Night’s Dream

Haydn | Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat

Beethoven | Symphony No. 8

Mozart | Toy Symphony

Anderson | Plink, Plank, Plunk

Haydn | Bear Symphony


DANIEL MEYER, Conductor & Music Director

Beginning his tenure with the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra in 2019, Artistic Director Daniel Meyer also serves as Music Director of the Erie Philharmonic, Artistic Director of the Westmoreland Symphony and BlueWater Chamber Orchestra of Cleveland. A frequent guest conductor of ensembles stateside and abroad, Meyer has led the Detroit Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Portland Symphony, Württembergische Philharmonie, Staatsorchester Darmstadt, and the Nuremberg Symphony in Germany. He also regularly conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony, where he served as Resident Conductor under Mariss Jansons and Manfred Honeck. He recorded the music of American composers Hanson, Diamond, and Daugherty for Bavarian Radio with the Bamberger Symphoniker.

A native of Cleveland, Mr. Meyer studied conducting at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and is a graduate of Denison University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He composed and conducted works for ensembles at both schools, including a Stabat Mater for soprano, chorus and orchestra. At Boston University, Mr. Meyer received the Orchestral Conducting Honors Award and was awarded the prestigious Aspen Conducting Prize from David Zinman. He received an honorary doctorate from Edinboro University in 2016.

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