19/20 CSO Full Season

All CSO and Pops events through April 5, 2020 have been canceled. Learn more and check on the latest concert updates.

 

20/21 season tickets and individual tickets on sale now!

RACHMANINOFF AND PROKOFIEV

Fri Apr 17, 2020 | 11:00 am

Sat Apr 18, 2020 | 8:00 pm

Xian Zhang, conductor
Sergio Tiempo, piano

 

Rachmaninoff’s immensely popular Rhapsody pairs with Prokofiev’s heroic Fifth Symphony. Learn more.

CSO PROOF: SURREALIST EL TROPICAL

Wed Apr 22, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Rosie Herrera, curator and choreographer

Clyde Scott, video designer

Luke Kritzeck, lighting designer
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Fellini stumbles down an alley in old Havana, and music washes over him like a primordial soup of neon and tropical heat. Learn more.

MENDELSSOHN & BRAUNSTEIN

Fri Apr 24, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Violinist and CSO Artist-in-Residence Guy Braunstein collaborates with CSO string players for a birthday gift from Felix Mendelssohn. Learn more.

MENDELSSOHN + STRINGS

Sat Apr 25, 2020 | 8:00 pm

Sun Apr 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm

Guy Braunstein, conductor, violin, artist-in-residence

 

Artist-in-residence Guy Braunstein conducts and performs as violin soloist in a program that pulls music from thin air. Learn more.

MOZART'S PARIS

Fri May 8, 2020 | 11:00 am

Sat May 9, 2020 | 8:00 pm

Louis Langrée, conductor
Philippe Bernold, flute
Emmanual Ceysson, harp

 

Mozart and Gluck imbibe and reinvent the music of France. Learn more.

SEASON FINALE: MAHLER 3 + ADOLPHE PREMIERE

Sat May 16, 2020 | 8:00 pm

Sun May 17, 2020 | 2:00 pm

Louis Langrée, conductor

Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Women of the May Festival Chorus
Cincinnati Boychoir

 

Mahler puts his ears to the world and hears a symphony as big as dreams. Learn more.

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Music Director Louis Langrée conducts the CSO

125TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

JAN 18-19, 2020

 

Louis Langrée conductor
Aaron Diehl piano
Vadym Kholodenko piano
Tal Rosner video artist
Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, Wilbur Lin conductor
May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco director

 

WILLIAM WINSTEAD: Passages in Time [World Premiere, CSO Commission]
YSAŸE: Exil!
ELLINGTON: New World A-Comin'
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue (For Pianola and Orchestra)
DANIEL BJARNASON: Collider [CSO Commission]
SCRIABIN: Symphony No. 5, Prometheus, The Poem of Fire

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