Canton Symphony concert showcases Black composer, acclaimed pianist

CANTON − Sunday’s Canton Symphony Orchestra concert will feature acclaimed Black pianist Michelle Cann performing the concerto of a pioneering Black composer.

Nathan Maslyk, the symphony’s marketing manager, said the 7 pm MasterWorks concert at Zimmermann Symphony Center will celebrate the local orchestra’s commitment to diversity through music.

“It’s an example of fulfilling our promise to become a more diverse organization and to shine a spotlight on those who were either undiscovered or underappreciated in the classical music community,” he said.

Starting at $10, tickets can be purchased at https://www.cantonsymphony.org/. The symphony box office can be reached at 330-452-2094. Zimmermann Symphony Center is at 2331 17th St. NW into Canton.

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