In musical terms, the word balance refers to an ideal state of audio equilibrium. It’s where all the component parts of a musical work—the different instruments and voices—create a unified acoustic whole. It’s what every conductor strives to achieve with an orchestra or chorus: a blending of dynamic levels that sounds harmonious to the human ear.
2022-2023 Season Announcement
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra have unveiled details of the 2022-2023 season, featuring an extensive line-up of programs and events and marking a full return to pre-pandemic activity.
This beer-brewing, rock-climbing musician joined the CSO last year. "When I tried the bassoon, I was infatuated with it from the beginning."
Letter from the President
Thoughts from CSO President Jonathan Martin.
If It Sounds Good, It Is Good
Read the latest edition of the monthly article written by Pops Conductor John Morris Russell.
NEW SEASON STARTS NOW
Pops 19/20 Season
Season and individual tickets on sale now!
Parting thoughts at the end of every Fanfare Cincinnati issue.