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  • Photo of Stratford Symphony Orchestra
  • Photo of Stratford Symphony Orchestra

The Stratford Civic Orchestra was founded in 2004 by educator and arts manager Yootha Neller. Her goal was to establish a fine orchestra within the Stratford community to present excellent performances with a broad stylistic range.

The orchestra draws musicians from throughout southern Ontario, including the cities of Kitchener, London, and Toronto, as well as from the Stratford area, which is home to many musicians, actors and other artists drawn to the area by its rich and diverse cultural community.

In 2009, the orchestra changed its name to the Stratford Symphony Orchestra (SSO) to reflect its growing reputation for musical excellence. 

Principal Conductor William Rowson(now completing his second year with us) continues to guide the orchestra into our 13th Season.

Promotions and Specials

Phantom Ball

Phantom Ball

  Details & Booking info

Start Date: February 25th, 2019

End Date: April 1st, 2019


“Stratford itself is the type of walkable wholesome town Rodgers and Hammerstein might write a musical about.”

- Amy Alipio, Associate Editor, National Geographic Traveler

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