Victor Herbert and his Famous 22nd Regiment Band thrilled audiences at President William McKinley’s 1897 Inauguration. Now you can experience firsthand the music that enthralled over 20,000 attendees as the Canton Comic Opera Company recreates the McKinley 1897 Inaugural Grand Concert!
Featuring the march “McKinley Inauguration” dedicated to the President and familiar light classical selections culled from the original Inaugural concert programs, the concert has something for everyone. Mr. Joseph N. Rubin will direct a 50-piece concert band attired in historically accurate uniforms.
There will be a free pre-show lecture by Mr. Christopher Kenney of the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum at 2:30 pm.
Don’t miss this exhilarating historic concert that will be sure to have you marching in your seat!