2019 Lakeside Symphony Orchestra
The Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) , established in 1963, is one of Lakeside’s most cherished traditions. Bringing classical music to guests of all ages, the orchestra will perform six evening concerts and two youth matinees this summer. The LSO is comprised of more than 80 musicians from across the country, many of whom have devoted years of service to Lakeside.
Concerts this week...
8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6
Hoover Auditorium
This Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) concert is in memoriam of Robert L. Cronquist , LSO Music Director & Conductor from 1971-2017, who passed away on September 11, 2018. The symphony pays tribute with the theme "Friends in Music."

In addition to the evening concert, join Christine Smith Dorey of the Conservatory of Music of Baldwin Wallace University for a Symphony Pre-Concert Talk at 7 p.m. in Chautauqua Hall.
2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8
Hoover Auditorium
Dress up in your favorite team’s apparel and listen to the LSO in a special concert celebrating the world of music and sports.

In partnership with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra Education Program, learn how sports and music are so closely related through teamwork, practice and dedication. Following the concert, all are invited to join the musicians in the lobby to create your own take-home instruments.
8:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9
Hoover Auditorium
Steve Lippia took the pops world by storm when he performed his original show “Simply Sinatra” to sold-out crowds across North America. “Simply Swingin’ with Sinatra & Friends” will treat audiences to timeless hits such as Beyond the Sea , It Had To Be You , New York, New York and more.

In addition to the evening concert, join Christine Smith Dorey of the Conservatory of Music of Baldwin Wallace University, for a Symphony Pre-Concert Talk at 7 p.m. in Chautauqua Hall.
New this year...
Purchase a Symphony Subscription and enjoy more concerts for less…
Create a LSO subscription ! Simply select a minimum of three evening concerts, or all six, saving you more than 25% off a single-pass purchase. Through this
online-only offer, select three or more symphony shows to receive the discounted rate of $18 per concert.

Subscription passes are valid the day of the concert from 5-11 p.m. Once you’ve completed your concert selections, you’ll be prompted to add an Auto Pass and Youth Concerts. Staying overnight? Purchase a Daily Chautauqua Pass , which allows admission to the concert and Lakeside until 7 p.m. the following day.

For Season Chautauqua Pass holders, there's no need to purchase a subscription, as all shows and concerts are included with your Season Pass.
This summer marks the first of Daniel Meyer’s tenure as Music Director & Conductor of the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra.

A native of Cleveland and current resident of Pittsburgh, Meyer has reinvigorated orchestras with his innovative programs, engaging presence and keen musical intellect.

As Music Director of the Erie Philharmonic, Meyer has built the ensemble into one of the finest and most vibrant orchestras of its kind with enthusiastic community support, sold-out concerts and a deep commitment to music education and community involvement. Read more...
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