The Dream of Gerontius

May 26 • Taft Theatre

Arguably Elgar’s greatest work, the soaring music of The Dream of Gerontius traces the epic voyage of the soul. From prayerful longing to searing intensity, this sonic masterpiece speaks to all who seek to understand humanity and life’s meaning, regardless of background. 

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. 

B Minor Mass

May 27 • Taft Theatre

Harry Bicket, a celebrated interpreter of Baroque repertoire, joins with an exceptional cast to conduct a work that is the pinnacle of that period, Bach’s B Minor Mass.

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 Patty Wagner

As the 2016–17 season draws to a close, so too does Patty’s two-year tenure as President of the Cincinnati Symphony Volunteer Association (CSVA) and, by extension, the Orchestra’s Board of Directors. 

Spotlight on Rebecca Culnan

First Assistant Concertmaster Rebecca Culnan (James M. Ewell Chair) has been a member of the Orchestra since 1978. She will retire at the end of the current 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