Follow your CSO and Pops on Tour!

Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tainan, & Taipei

Take a peak at what's going on behind the scenes and find stories, photos, and videos featuring your Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra on the road.

Louis Conducts Brahms Fest

April 14 - 15 • Taft Theatre

The brilliant and captivating pianist Hélène Grimaud takes center stage for this final installment of the CSO’s Brahms Fest, performing Brahms’ Second Concerto, a monumental work that is at turns tranquil and intimate, stormy and dramatic.

A New Stage in History - 1718 Music Hall Season Announcement


Music Hall’s resident companies shine in five weeks of grand opening events, beginning with the CSO Season Opener on OCT 6-7 and a Community Open House on OCT 7. 

Classical Roots

May 05 • Crossroads Church Oakley

Just announced! Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo, who won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Celie in The Color Purple, will headline this year’s Classical Roots concert. Also joining the Orchestra will be the chamber ensemble Sons of Serendip who rocketed to stardom after appearing on America’s Got Talent.

May Festival Season Announced


The May Festival is re-imagined in 2017, building on the city’s incredible singing tradition with fresh collaborations and inspiring music-making by the May Festival Chorus and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Join us in the immersive and intimate warmth of the Taft Theatre as we celebrate the voice!

Renovating Music Hall

It has been over 40 years since the visionary philanthropists Patricia and Ralph Corbett led the last extensive renovation of Music Hall. Read recent Enquirer article

Beijing Photo Gallery

The Orchestra arrived in Beijing on Sunday, performed a concert for our friends at P&G on Monday at the Poly Theatre, and then Louis and members of the CSO gave master classes at the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music on Monday. 

Thank you Hong Kong!

The CSO performed for the Hong Kong Arts Festival before a sold-out crowd. See the photos from photographer Keith Hiro. 

Hong Kong Recap Video

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performed an exciting program featuring Ives' THE UNANSWERED QUESTION, Saint-Saens' "Organ" Symphony, Gershwin RHAPSODY IN BLUE and Ravel's DAPHINIS ET CHLOE Suite No. 2 in Hong Kong on March 17. Here's a glimpse... #CSOtour 

 Hong Kong Arts Festival 香港藝術節