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Toledo Symphony Orchestra to perform with 1,000 singers

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The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is set to blow the roof off the Huntington Center during the largest concert ever performed in Northwest Ohio.

1,000 local singers will join the TSO inside of the arena Sunday at 4 p.m. to perform Beethoven's 9th Symphony "Ode to Joy."

It's the first time the symphony will perform at the Huntington Center and the largest gathering of musicians the group has ever had.

In honor of the big concert, the city of Toledo has declared Sunday "Toledo Symphony Day."

13abc's Tony Geftos will take to the stage to warm-up the crowd along with the University of Toledo Dancing Rockettes and the Toledo School for the Arts Glass City Steel drum band beginning at 3 p.m.

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