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Pelléas et Mélisande | OCT 20 & 21


Thank you for purchasing tickets to the CSO's return back to Music Hall! We’re excited that you are joining us. Below you will find helpful information about your concert experience.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION
Click here for convenient parking and transportation recommendations. Subscribers can purchase parking in the Washington Park Garage in advance for $15 per concert for any concert in their series. Any remaining parking spots in the Washington Park lot will be available for advance purchase by single ticket buyers the week of the performances. Call 513-381-3300 to buy parking.

DINING RECOMMENDATIONS
Over-the-Rhine is a bustling and vibrant neighborhood with many wonderful nearby restaurants. Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat or have a drink? Check the OTR Chamber’s list of recommendations here.. Be sure to try the Golden Ball commemorative cocktail at French Crust Cafe and Bistro, located in Findlay Market. Music Hall is also offering enhanced concessions, including a signature cocktail, the Rose Window, by Molly Wellmann, plus Findlay Market Tasting Trays featuring The Rhined cheese and charcuterie.

NEW HERE?
Allow us to introduce you to beautiful Music Hall! Click here for helpful information about this special venue. 

NEW: MUSIC HALL BOX OFFICE & ACCESSIBLE ENTRANCE
The Music Hall Box Office entrance and accessible entrance are now located on the south side of the building. A drop off lane is available on Elm Street. Discover other new features of Music Hall here.

NEW: NO LATE SEATING
Out of respect for your fellow concertgoers, please note there is no late seating for classical concerts. Latecomers will be seated in between pieces or at the discretion of the house manager, which in many cases may not be until intermission. Please arrive on time and leave enough time for parking and picking up tickets at Will Call. Any latecomers will be able to view the concert via live stream monitors in the P&G Founders Room.

RECOMMENDED ARRIVAL TIME
Doors open at 6:30 pm and the concerts begin at 8:00 pm. We recommend arriving at least 45 minutes prior to the concert, especially if you are picking up tickets from from Will Call. Consider how much time you want to park, enjoy the beauty of historic Music Hall, take some photos, relax and enjoy a drink in the P&G Founders Room, read Fanfare magazine (the official CSO program), or find your seat.

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
This Friday is part of our food truck Friday series. Be sure to arrive early to check out our two food trucks, Red Sesame BBQ and Urban Bistro, located on Elm Street next to Washington Park. 

CLASSICAL CONVERSATIONS
Join Evans Mirageas, Cincinnati Opera's Artistic Director, on Friday night and Gene Chang, CSO Assistant Conductor, on Saturday night as they host a discussion with James Darrah, Director/Curator of Pelléas. You will get a behind-the-scenes look at the process and artistic vision of tonight's performance during Classical Conversations in Springer Auditorium at 7:00 PM. No reservations required! Conversations are free to ticket holders.

PRE-CONCERT ENTERTAINMENT
Come early to enjoy surprise performances by artist from the performance in the Edyth B. Lindner Grand Foyer. Choreography by Annie Saunders, owner of Wilderness a site-responsive, immersive physical theatre experience. 

VISIT THE BRAVO SHOP
Our shop has been remodeled! You will be able to find CSO and Pops recordings, recordings by guest pianist Kit Armstrong, and music-themed items by local artists and makers, along with a curated selection of items by other Music Hall resident companies. The Bravo Shop is now located on the south side of the Edyth B. Lindner Grand Foyer. 

COMING SOON! 
Mark your calendars for these upcoming concerts: 

The Storm that Built Music Hall NOV 4-5
Paavo Järvi + Grieg's Piano Concerto NOV 17-18
One City, One Symphony: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 NOV 24-25
Andrey Boreyko conducts Pictures at an Exhibition | DEC 2-3