Parties of Note

We've been partying for over three decades and we want you to join us! Each Party of Note provides a unique opportunity to gather with other music lovers and musicians to share food, drink and your passion for the CSO and Pops. Generous hosts cover all party expenses so 100% of ticket revenue can be used to support the Orchestra!

CHAMPAGNE, TEA & MUSIC

Thu Feb 28, 2019 | 6:00 pm

Socialize over cocktails and a buffet of savory delicacies and unique sweets while The Bonbonerie Tea Room is filled with the sound of CSO musicians Sylvia Mitchell and Paul Patterson.

BATON & BALLET

Tue Mar 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Cincinnati Ballet Artistic Director Victoria Morgan and CSO Music Director Louis Langrée will share their joy for The Firebird Ballet while guests enjoy dinner-by-the-bite and drinks.

BUBBLES & BRUNCH

Sun Apr 14, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Start your afternoon enjoying a beverage and nibbles on the terrace overlooking Eden Park. Then enjoy Brett's Brunch and Dianne's Desserts.

SWING INTO SPRING WITH JMR AND THEA

Sun Apr 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz and convivial conversation in JMR and Thea's Tudor Revival home, in the heart of Hyde Park, nestled amongst five grand oak trees. Savor hors d'oeuvres and drinks while listening to the swinging sounds of our own POPtet.

WHAT MAKES AN OBOE SOUND SO WONDERFUL?

Sun May 19, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Join CSO principal oboist Dwight Parry at an Indian Hill home where he will demonstrate his art and craft. Learn how wonderful sound is created from two small reeds while enjoying light bites and drinks on a spring afternoon.

FIDDLER UNDER THE ROOF

Thu May 30, 2019 | 6:00 pm

Step back in time to pioneer days when you enter this authentic Kentucky log cabin. Enjoy an intimate performance from CSO violinist Stacey Woolley and enjoy a stunning view of the river from the front porch.

FLUGELHORN IN JUNE

Sun Jun 2, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Mellow with international flugelhorn star Mike Wade & Co. while feasting with Ollie amid woods, windows and waterfalls.

AN ICON IMPACTS THE FASHION WORLD: KIMONO REFASHIONED

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 6:00 pm

Preview the KIMONO: REFASHIONED exhibition with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles, and enjoy the musical expressions of Tomiko Ford on the koto from the third floor terrace of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

We are grateful to our committee for curating a great series of parties!

Linda Holthaus, chair | Jennifer Daniels | Kelly Dehan | Carol Hake | Karlee Hilliard | Kate Minevich | Rosemary Schlachter | Sue Showers | Nancy Wagner | Patty Wagner

Thank you to our Season 31 Hosts and Sponsors:

Carla and John Babcock | Diane Babcock | Sharon Butler and The Bonbonerie | Lesley Gilbertson and Bill Hurford | JoAnn Hagopian | Carol and Ed Hake | Karlee Hilliard | Linda Holthaus and Richard Zinicola | Mary and Bill Ivers | Emily and Clarence Miracle | Anu Mitra | Ellie Nelson | Cora Ogle | Marilyn and Jack Osborn | Vicky and Rick Reynolds | Dianne Rosenberg | Ann and Harry Santen | Rosemary and Mark Schlachter | Sue and Glenn Showers | Brett Stover | Thea Tjepkema and John Morris Russell | Dick Waller and Dick Waller’s ArtPlace

Additional thanks to:

Cynthia Amnéus and Cincinnati Art Museum | Victoria Morgan and Cincinnati Ballet | Evans Mirageas and Cincinnati Opera | D. Lynn Meyers and Ensemble Theatre | Gallery 708 | Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH)

Interested in hosting a Party of Note? Contact the CSO’s Director of Events 513.744.3357