Violin Legends: Midori

May 4 -5 • Taft Theatre

Celebrated violinist and audience favorite Midori returns. Also on the program is Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra, whose opening flourish you are sure to recognize from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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

Tony winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) will headline this year’s concert, joining the CSO, Sons of Serendip, CSO Nouveau Chamber Players and the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir.

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

Prom 58: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Louis Langrée

 Louis Langrée and the CSO will perform at the BBC Proms on Sunday, August 27. We'll see you in London! 

Pops' John Morris Russell to stay until 2021

Janelle Gelfand

Cincinnati Pops conductor John Morris Russell will be staying on with the Pops through the 2020-21 season.

CSO & Pops in Shanghai

The third city on the CSO's historic 2017 Asia Tour was Shanghai. This stop included a concert from the CSO and the next night a concert from the Cincinnati Pops!

Beijing Recap Video

The second city on the CSO's historic 2017 Asia Tour was Beijing. This stop included a special performance for P&G at the Poly Theatre as well as masterclasses and a recital at the Central Conservatory of Music#CSOtour #POPStour 

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