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Carmel Symphony Orchestra returns to stage in front of live audience

CARMEL, Ind. (WISH)– The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is making a comeback, in front of a live audience at the Palladium, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic stopped fans from attending concerts in 2020. The orchestra will hit the stage Saturday, March 13.

Seating, already sold out at the Palladium, will be limited to just over 300 patrons, masked and social distanced. The concert will be since live audience attendance is capped, the CSO will continue to offer the live stream for this event. 

According to artistic director, Janna Hymes, the symphony has been one of few musical organizations that have performed throughout the pandemic by moving its performances to a virtual platform.

Hymes and guest artist, Zachary DePue, talked about what it means to return to the stage, in front of music fans, with All INdiana reporter Randall Newsome. Watch DePue try to give Newsome a crash course in the violin.

The CSO has two more concerts scheduled for this season on April 24 and then on Mother’s Day Weekend, May 8. The orchestra then launches into its summer session with performances at area parks, wineries and other venues – all leading up to its 46th season which kicks off in October.

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