MAY 3 & 4 | Music Hall

Louis Langrée conducts two pieces from Cincinnati’s own Bryce Dessner alongside Beethoven’s Seventh.


Bryce DESSNER: Mari

Bryce DESSNER: Piano Concerto (CSO Co-Commission, US Premiere)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7


Louis Langrée, conductor

Alice Sara Ott, piano


Music Hall


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What's Interesting

If Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is known as a musical embodiment of fate, his Seventh carries the spirit of freedom and liberation, with catchy, dance-like melodies woven throughout. Bryce Dessner, founder of Cincinnati’s MusicNOW Festival and a member of the Grammy-winning band The National, shares two of his works for orchestra.

New Works Social

Join us post-concert at the foyer bar to grab a drink, mingle with others, and chat about how you experienced the new work. We’ll provide conversation starters, and possibly even a chance to meet with the composer and other musicians if they’re present. No need to reserve a spot, just show up!

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