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Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Coleridge-Taylor at the Smith

Geneva Concerts presents Symphoria – the Orchestra of Central New York – on Sunday, February 20th, 3 pm, at the Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca Street, Geneva. The concert will begin with Ballade by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the outstanding African-American composer. This is followed by pianist Jon Nakamatsu – no stranger to us here in the Finger Lakes – playing Ravel’s jazzy Concerto in G. After intermission Symphoria will mesmerize us with Rachmaninoff’s dark and mysteriously melodic Symphony No. 3. 

We are very pleased to be offering live concerts again, and we are also aware of the safety concerns that are involved. Attendance will require masks and proof of vaccination, and social distancing will be observed in the spacious Smith Opera House; please check the Smith website at for changes to this policy There will be no pre-concert talk.

Tickets for adults and seniors are $30, full-time college students $10, children through Grade 12 are free. Hobart and William Smith students with ID are free thanks to past generous support from the Colleges. Tickets are available online at, or at the door. This concert is supported by grants from the Williams Foundation and from FairGame, an entity providing support to arts and culture organizations for projects in the regions represented by FairGame and determined by the NYS Gaming Commission.