One City One Symphony: Home


Come HOME for Thanksgiving Weekend 2016



One City, One Symphony is the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s community-wide project that brings us together through music. By connecting music the CSO performs to themes relevant in our everyday lives, One City, One Symphony inspires us, provokes our thinking, and celebrates our shared humanity. This year, One City, One Symphony focuses on the theme of home and features a program of all-American music—just in time for Thanksgiving. 


CSO Concerts at the Taft Theatre


Fri. November 25, 2016 at 8:00 PM
Sat. November 26, 2016 at 8:00 PM



Branford Marsalis, celebrated saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master, takes center stage for this year’s One City, One Symphony weekend. This year, One City, One Symphony focuses on the theme of home and features a program of all-American music—just in time for Thanksgiving. Works by three supreme musical storytellers, Bernstein, Copland and Williams, vividly depict Voltaire’s young optimist Candide, the everyday lives of the citizens of Grover’s Corners in Our Town, the struggles of a 1930s Midwestern farm family in The Tender Land, and the action-packed thrills of the crime caper Catch Me If You Can.

Louis Langrée, Music Director
Branford Marsalis, Saxophone

BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
COPLAND: Music from the film Our Town
MICHAEL FIDAY: World Premiere
JOHN WILLIAMS: Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra
COPLAND: Suite from The Tender Land

Join us for a special pre-concert happy hour, Drink, Draw + Listen, at the Contemporary Arts Center on Fri, November 25 from 5:30-7:30 PM. 

Get ready for this concert with Spotify!




Visit your Public Library to participate in telling Cincinnati's story of HOME


More information coming soon!


Listen to the music of CSO's HOME weekend



Under One Roof: Sukkah Art Exhibit

The Mayerson JCC and CSO have partnered to celebrate the theme of HOME this year.

Step inside the Mayerson JCC's 1,300 square foot sukkah highlighting works of art created by over 40 organizations from around the city. View these large multimedia fabric panels exploring this year’s theme, “Home” on display to celebrate the festival of Sukkot.* In collaboration with Cincinnati ArtWorks and over 40 local organizations, Under One Roof is a unique space where people are invited to have a meal, conversation and view the art in this one-of-a-kind community art collaboration.

*Sukkot is the Jewish Harvest Festival and is celebrated by building a sukkah (booth) outdoors and welcoming guests.

RSVP for the Under One Roof Art Reception on October 19 at 5 PM here, or visit the Mayerson JCC during regular business hours to visit the Sukkah between October 17-30.



Thank you to all who support One City, One Symphony: HOME!

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown Cincinnati, Inc

Mayerson JCC

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

UC International