Debussy + The Pelléas Trilogy

Sept 30 - Oct 1 • Taft Theatre


The Taft Theatre will be transformed into a world of shifting multimedia and live performance art that propels the CSO’s three-year Pelléas Trilogy toward spoken word, narrative, and the arrival of the story’s potent key characters.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops announce Major International Tours in 2017

Asia + Europe


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra(CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops  announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. The Orchestra will be on tour for five total weeks in 2017, performing in 12 cities across seven different countries.

Violin Legends: Gil Shaham

Oct 7 - 8 • Taft Theatre


The esteemed Neeme Järvi, head of a musical dynasty that includes sons Paavo and Kristjan, conducts the CSO for these performances. Gil Shaham, who one reviewer said, “makes even the most virtuosic music seem so effortless and natural,” performs Mendelssohn’s dazzling Violin Concerto. 

Vanessa Williams

Oct 9 • Taft Theatre


Vanessa Williams has conquered Broadway (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Into the Woods), film (Soul Food, Eraser) and television (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, The Good Wife).

Renovating Music Hall


It has been over 40 years since the visionary philanthropists Patricia and Ralph Corbett led the last extensive renovation of Music Hall. Read recent Enquirer article

CSO continues groundbreaking three-year Pelléas Trilogy collaboration with James Darrah

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016 at Cincinnati’s Taft Theatre


“The Taft Theatre will be transformed into a world of shifting multimedia and live performance art that propels the CSO’s three-year Pelléas Trilogy toward spoken word, narrative, and the arrival of the story’s potent key characters,” said Mr. Darrah.

United by Music


Five musicians in their first semester at CCM are winners of a new diversity fellowship that promotes inclusion in American orchestras. 

The Pelléas Trilogy


The CSO presents Pelléas Trilogy, Sept 30-Oct 1. "The Taft Theatre will be transformed into a world of shifting multimedia and live performance art that propels the CSO’s three-year Pelleas Trilogy toward spoken word, narrative, and the arrival of the story’s potent key characters." —James Darrah, director

Tickets from $12 ($10 for first-timers by phone only: 513-381-3300)

Friday Orange


Five Fridays of arts and culture at its pinnacle: outstanding music by the world-class Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. 

No need to be intimidated—you’re welcome here and we’ll guide you through it.

Mingle before and after the show in Juice Lounge. Catch live entertainment and other guest-curated experiences that may never have been paired with live orchestra before.