Lima, OH (December 17, 2021) – The Lima Symphony Orchestra returns to the stage on Friday, December 31 at 7:30 PM at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center (7 Town Square, Lima, OH 45801) for “Classical Mystery Tour” – a symphonic evening of The Beatles with the Lima Symphony Orchestra. Called “the world’s best Beatles show with symphony orchestra,” this concert faithfully honors the musical legacy of The Beatles. Led by Music Director Andrew Crust and Beatles’ reenactors Jim Owen, Tony Kishman, Joe Bithorn, and Chris Camilleri, this concert presents an authentic tribute to The Beatles’ most memorable hits with full orchestral backing.

Imagine what it would have been like to hear The Beatles perform live with a symphony orchestra. Well, now you can! The four musicians of “Classical Mystery Tour” present a faithful interpretation of familiar Beatles tunes with the rich orchestral backing of their later studio hits. From the brass bands of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band to the lush string accompaniment of Yesterday, this show allows you experience the Beatles as you never have before: live with your favorite hometown symphony! Delighting audiences for over 20 years, “Classical Mystery Tour” has performed with orchestras around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

This concert is underwritten by the following sponsor:

Reineke Family Dealerships – Tickets: $30

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the symphony office at 419-222-5701.

The Lima Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to preserving musical excellence as a living part of our community. Serving communities throughout West Central Ohio, the Lima Symphony annually presents five subscription concerts, a family concert, Mozart by Candlelight concerts and an annual New Year’s Eve Pops concert.


For more information about the Lima Symphony Orchestra or for tickets, please contact the Lima Symphony at 419-222-5701 or