Violin Legends: Midori

May 4 -5 • Taft Theatre

The renowned violinist Midori, a favorite of Cincinnati audiences since her first appearances here when she was still in her teens, will perform Britten’s masterful and technically dazzling Violin Concerto.

A New Stage in History - 1718 Music Hall Season Announcement


Music Hall’s resident companies shine in five weeks of grand opening events, beginning with the CSO Season Opener on OCT 6-7 and a Community Open House on OCT 7. 

Classical Roots

May 05 • Crossroads Church Oakley

Just announced! Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo, who won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Celie in The Color Purple, will headline this year’s Classical Roots concert. Also joining the Orchestra will be the chamber ensemble Sons of Serendip who rocketed to stardom after appearing on America’s Got Talent.

May Festival Season Announced


The May Festival is re-imagined in 2017, building on the city’s incredible singing tradition with fresh collaborations and inspiring music-making by the May Festival Chorus and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Join us in the immersive and intimate warmth of the Taft Theatre as we celebrate the voice!

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

Prom 58: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Louis Langrée

 Louis Langrée and the CSO will perform at the BBC Proms on Sunday, August 27. We'll see you in London! 

Pops' John Morris Russell to stay until 2021

Janelle Gelfand

Cincinnati Pops conductor John Morris Russell will be staying on with the Pops through the 2020-21 season.

CSO & Pops in Shanghai

The third city on the CSO's historic 2017 Asia Tour was Shanghai. This stop included a concert from the CSO and the next night a concert from the Cincinnati Pops!

Beijing Recap Video

The second city on the CSO's historic 2017 Asia Tour was Beijing. This stop included a special performance for P&G at the Poly Theatre as well as masterclasses and a recital at the Central Conservatory of Music#CSOtour #POPStour 

Hong Kong Recap Video

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performed an exciting program featuring Ives' THE UNANSWERED QUESTION, Saint-Saens' "Organ" Symphony, Gershwin RHAPSODY IN BLUE and Ravel's DAPHINIS ET CHLOE Suite No. 2 in Hong Kong on March 17. Here's a glimpse... #CSOtour 

 Hong Kong Arts Festival 香港藝術節