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CSO 125th Season Announced!

Sparks will fly. Hearts will soar. Music lives in you.


Our 19/20 season builds on 125 years of momentum. Get ready!

19/20 Pops Season Announced!

Sensational performances that inspire joy.


The Pops' 19/20 season will take you on a journey through the American musical experience. Buckle up!

Beethoven's Eroica

February 23-24 • Music Hall


Beethoven’s heroic music pairs with the dazzling genius of guest Leila Josefowicz.

Classical Roots: International Women's Day

March 8 • Music Hall


Join us for an uplifting celebration of African-American musical heritage, featuring the CSO and the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir.

Opening Pathways


The kids pictured in the photo are beyond charming. Ten young students, each holding a string instrument, pose in front of a newly restored Music Hall. All are smiling; all are engaged; their individual personalities seem to burst through the camera lens.

Music Hall Love Stories


It’s February, and love is in the air at Music Hall, a statement that holds true for Melissa Miesle and Jason Stock. Music Hall will always hold a special place in this couple’s hearts; they frequently visit the Hall for CSO and Pops date nights, and they became engaged to be married here.

A Letter from the President | February 2019


The 125th anniversary season for the CSO, just announced last month, will showcase our Orchestra’s scintillating sound and artistry. As important, its programs and performances reflect a commitment to propelling the art form forward and advancing our vision to more fully engage broader audiences and our wider community in the 21st century.

CSO Celebrates 125 Years in 2019-20


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Louis Langrée announced details of the much-anticipated 125th Anniversary Season beginning in September at Music Hall. The season includes performances of Beethoven’s legendary Akademie program, a fully staged production of Ravel’s opera, L’Enfant et les sortilèges, seven CSO commissions, five world premieres, three U.S. premieres, as well as an experimental new concert series titled CSO ProofThe 125th Anniversary Season marks the launch of new initiatives both on and off the stage that build on the CSO’s legacy. Leading up to the season, the Orchestra presents CSO Look Around, a first-of-its-kind event celebrating community, diversity, and inclusivity on August 3.