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Lima, OH (November 30, 2022) – The Lima Symphony Orchestra returns to the concert stage Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 PM at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center (7 Town Square, Lima, OH 45801) for Lima’s favorite holiday tradition - “Bells, Brass & Bows.” The program will be led by Music Director Andrew Crust and feature the Lima Symphony Chorus.

This year the Lima Symphony will bring to the stage sacred and popular. Highlights of the program include Ellington’s bright and jazzy rendition of “The Nutcracker,” the lush carols of Robert Russell Bennett’s “The Many Moods of Christmas,” sentimental holiday favorites by John Williams, Anderson’s iconic “Sleigh Ride,” and more!


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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Christmas Overture

Robert Russell Bennett/Robert Shaw - The Many Moods of Christmas

Suite 4

Duke Ellington/arr. Jeff Tyzik - The Nutcracker Suite


Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of the Reed Pipes)

Peanut Brittle Brigade

Robert Russell Bennett/Robert Shaw - The Many Moods of Christmas

Suite 2

Benjamin Britten - Men of Goodwill

Antonio Vivaldi - “Winter” from The Four Seasons Allegro non molto

Anita Chiu, solo violin

Franz Biebl - Ave Maria

A cappella chorus

Mark Suderman, conductor

John Williams - Somewhere in My Memory from “Home Alone”

Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride

arr. A. Harris - We Wish You a Merry Christmas


$45/$35 adults

$15/$10 student (call office for student tickets)

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the symphony office at 419-222-5701.

The Lima Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to preserving musical excellence as a living part of our community. Serving communities throughout West Central Ohio, the Lima Symphony annually presents five subscription concerts, a family concert, Music by Candlelight concerts and an annual New Year’s Eve Pops concert.

For more information about the Lima Symphony Orchestra or for tickets, please contact the Lima Symphony at 419-222-5701 or

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