Mozart Symphony No. 40

March 3 - 4 • Taft Theatre


The CSO shines in Mozart’s exceptional and instantly recognizable Symphony No. 40 and two gorgeous works by Stravinsky. Plus, the phenomenal Labèque sisters return to the CSO stage for the first time since 1999 to perform Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos, a clever musical “conversation” he wrote to play with his sister, Nannerl.

Sutton Foster's Broadway

February 24 - 26 • Taft Theatre


Your Cincinnati Pops teams up with one of Broadway’s biggest stars, the two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster (Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie).

A New Stage in History - Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season

Music Hall


It’s a new stage in Pops history as we return home to Music Hall and fill this renewed and grand space with the full force of your Pops Orchestra. This season explores a dynamic range of programs and artists that will unveil the sonic splendor of Music Hall and delight audiences of all ages. Join us for these thrilling performances and be a part of Pops history.

A New Stage in History - 1718 Music Hall Season Announcement

MUSIC HALL: WELCOME HOME


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. 

Rhapsody in Blue

Mar 9 - 12 • Taft Theatre


The famous clarinet riff of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue opens the door for the virtuoso pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk to generate all of the jazz-infused flair called for in this crowd-pleaser. 

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.

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

Asia or Bust

Meghan Berneking


While the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops has been touring across the country and around the world for over a century, and has performed in New York and Florida in recent years, it has not undertaken an international tour since Music Director Laureate Paavo Järvi led the CSO to Japan in 2009. 

Spotlight on Liz Wu and Sound Discoveries School Residency


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra launched its new Sound Discoveries School Residency program in the fall, and since then, with the dedication of teaching artist Liz Wu, students at Hays-Porter Elementary School in the West End have been honing essential 21st-century skills like creativity, collaboration and critical thinking through musical instruction.

A New Stage in History - Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season


HISTORY IN THE MAKING
It’s a new stage in Pops history as we return home to Music Hall and fill this renewed and grand space with the full force of your Pops Orchestra. This season explores a dynamic range of programs and artists that will unveil the sonic splendor of Music Hall and delight audiences of all ages. Join us for these thrilling performances and be a part of Pops history
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A New Stage in History - Music Hall Grand Opening 2017-18


HISTORY IN THE MAKING
Experience this historic season, featuring five world premieres by a diverse array of composers, magnificent symphonies of Beethoven, Bruckner’s romantic Fourth, Mahler’s groundbreaking Titan, Sibelius’ majestic Second and Tchaikovsky’s emotional Pathétique. Plus, enjoy a program of Baroque masterworks and the continuation of the popular One City, One Symphony program.
SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 8, 2017