Chamber Players Season Announcement

Corbett Tower

ONLINE TICKETS ARE DOWN 9-22 TO 9-25. It's time to get up close and musical in the beautifully restored Corbett Tower.

Music Hall Grand Opening Weekend

October 06 - 07

Louis Langrée and the CSO christen the renovated hall with a program that showcases the full sonic splendor of the Orchestra and of Springer Auditorium, from the youthful energy of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 to the epic vision of Scriabin’s Poem of EcstasyShort Ride in a Fast Machine, one of John Adams’ most celebrated orchestral masterpieces, as well as a world premiere (Stories from Home) by Jonathan Bailey Holland—commissioned by the CSO especially for the opening of Music Hall—cap this glorious moment in history.

Music of John Williams

October 13-15

The majesty of Music Hall is revealed again through the musical genius of John Williams’ greatest hits, as performed by JMR and the Pops.

Pop! The Cork on Opening Night

Oct 13

Enjoy a delicious dinner-by-the-bite, special Pops cocktails from Molly Wellmann and jazzy music from the POPtet. This fabulous pre-concert party is presented by Parties of Note to celebrate their 30th season, and you won’t want to miss it!

Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande

October 20 - 21

This is the piece of music Louis Langrée would take to a desert island. Immerse yourself in the sensuous dream world of Debussy’s lyric masterpiece, a haunting tale of forbidden love told in voluptuous musical colors. Led by Music Director Louis Langrée, this collaboration with Cincinnati Opera features costumes and staging by directing sensation James Darrah.

Photo Credit: Nicholas Korkos

The Storm that Built Music Hall

November 04 - 05

Reuben Springer was inspired to fundraise for our treasured Music Hall by a thunderstorm—a tempest that pounded the tin roof of the temporary Saengerhalle and drowned out the voices of the May Festival Chorus. This weekend’s program celebrates music performed during the May Festival’s stormy 1875 season, including Bach’s Magnificat, a Baroque-era treasure, and Brahms’ Triumphlied, a celebratory reflection on the Orchestra’s and the city’s German roots. Looking to the future, the May Festival premieres a choral commission by composer Julia Adolphe.

Grand Opening of Music Hall

We are thrilled to welcome you back to the beautifully restored Music Hall, a National Historic Landmark and the crown jewel of Over-the-Rhine.

After an extensive renovation, Music Hall is—perhaps now more than ever in the building’s 139-year history—a welcoming beacon for the community and a pantheon of the arts for generations to come.

Arts put Cincinnati on the Map

24 CSO musicians performed in 17 outreach events including recitals, masterclasses, chamber music performances, private lessons, and serving as Guest Principals with other orchestras during and after the tour

Arts Bridge Cultural Divides

This season the CSO officially launched its groundbreaking Diversity Fellowship in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM).

Music Comes Home

This October, #MusicComesHome. Join us back at the renovated Music Hall for this historic season!

Video by Drive Media House

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