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Music Hall Renovation


Music Hall, one the nation’s most treasured performance venues and home to the Orchestra, is undergoing a major renovation that will realize long-awaited updates and upgrades throughout this iconic structure, building upon its world-class acoustics and retaining the hall’s historic grandeur.


A revitalized exterior that connects the hall more directly to the neighborhood

A refreshed Springer Auditorium with new, more comfortable seating

Improved access for those with disabilities, including new elevators

Greatly expanded restrooms and concessions

New practice rooms, dressing rooms and other backstage necessities for performers

New and renovated event spaces

New high-density storage for the Orchestra’s library—the largest in the world

Various features to improve safety and energy efficiency

Other enhancements to improve the concert-going experience



Music Hall Revitalization Company

Otto M. Budig, Jr., Board Chair

Music Hall Resident Companies

Cincinnati Arts Association
Cincinnati Ballet
Cincinnati May Festival
Cincinnati Opera
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Society for the Preservation of Music Hall

Cincinnati Center City Development

Corporation (3CDC), Project Management


Akustiks (Acoustic Design)
Martinez + Johnson (Architects)
Messer (Construction Management)
Perfido, Weiskopf, Wagstaff +
Goettel (PWWG; Architects)
Schuler Shook (Theatre Design)