Violin Legends: Tetzlaff

Jan 27 - 28 • Taft Theatre

This program of vast and immensely expressive works features the compelling violinist Christian Tetzlaff. Tetzlaff’s performances of Bartók’s Concerto No. 2 have elicited comments such as “…the (significant) technical difficulties melted away, leaving room for a full expression of the desolation and bitterness in the music.” 

CSO In Concert

New week long streaming of CSO Broadcasts from WGUC

Live recordings of CSO concerts will air on 90.9 WGUC Sunday nights with  week long streaming available 

Concertos for Orchestra - New Album from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Available Now

As part of the CSO’s 2015.2016 season, three exciting international composers were commissioned to compose new Concertos for Orchestra, showcasing the virtuosity, style, and sound of the CSO, thus furthering a genre championed by the likes of Béla Bartók and Witold Lutosławski. The resulting three works featured on this recording represent the culmination of this exciting project, and once again affirms the CSO’s core value of being a place of experimentation.

Itzhak Perlman

April 18 • Taft Theatre

Often greeted by standing ovations even before he plays a single note, the Grammy- and Emmy-winning violin legend Itzhak Perlman continues to inspire audiences with a “honeyed tone, warm phrasing and honest emotion that few violinists have ever equaled” (Miami Herald).

Sutton Foster's Broadway

February 24 - 26 • Taft Theatre

Your Cincinnati Pops teams up with one of Broadway’s biggest stars, the two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster (Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie).

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

Spotlight on Yang Liu, Associate Principal Second Violin

I was born in Wuhan, China. I learned to play violin when I was four years old. Before I came to America, I was a student of music in the high school attached to the central Conservatory in Beijing. 

CODA | January 2017

Chris Pinelo

More great music is coming to a computer, tablet or smart phone near you!

For decades, radio listeners have enjoyed one-time broadcasts of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra subscription concerts on Classical 90.9 WGUC. As is customary, the season’s worth of concert broadcasts starts in January with the opener recorded this past September. 

CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows: New program aims to shake up music industry's status quo

Diversity on stage makes us sound better


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.