CSO In Concert




Concert Schedule

February 12, 2017 (Concert Date: October 27 and 29, 2016)

Juanjo Mena, conductor; May Festival Chorus

BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis


February 19, 2017 (Concert Date: October 28, 2016)

Louis Langrée, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello

DVORAK: Cello Concerto in B minor
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D Major


February 26, 2017 (Concert Date: November 11–13, 2016)

Ton Koopman, conductor

HANDEL: Water Music Suite No. 1
HANDEL: Royal Fireworks Music
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 3


March 5, 2017 (Concert Date: November 18 and 19, 2016)

Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor; Jennifer Koh, violin

SMETANA: The Moldau from Má Vlast
SALONEN: Violin Concerto
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 6
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7


March 12, 2017 (Concert Date: November 25 and 26, 2016)

Louis Langrée, conductor; 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


March 19, 2017 (Concert Date: January 5 and 7, 2017)

Louis Langrée, conductor

WEBERN: Passacaglia
BACH: Cantata No. 150, Nach dir Herr, verlanget mich
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4


March 26, 2017 (Concert Date: January 13 and 14, 2017)

Matthias Pintscher, conductor; Bryce Dessner, artistic director


idyll for orchestra
with and without Orchestra


Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
with soloist Pekka Kuusisto
The Blind Banister
with Bryce Dessner as soloist


April 2, 2017 (Concert Date: January 27 and 28, 2017)

John Storgards, conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, violin

SCHUMANN: Manfred Overture
BARTOK: Violin Concerto No. 2
NIELSEN: Symphony No. 4, The Inextinguishable 


April 9, 2017 (Concert Date: February 3 and 4, 2017)

Edo de Waart, conductor; Dwight Parry, oboe

SCHREKER: Prelude to Die Gezeichneten
STRAUSS: Oboe Concerto
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2


April 16, 2017 (Concert Date: March 3 and 4, 2017)

Louis Langrée, conductor; Katia and Marielle Labèque, piano

STRAVINSKY: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
STRAVINSKY: Concerto in D (Basel Concerto)
MOZART: Symphony No. 40


April 23, 2017 (Concert Date: March 9, 11, and 12, 2017)

Louis Langrée, conductor; Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

RAVEL: Mother Goose Suite
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue
RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2


April 30, 2017 (Concert Date: April 14 and 15, 2017)

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Alessio Bax, piano

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 


May 7, 2017 (Concert Date: April 18, 2017)

Louis Langrée, conductor; Itzhak Perlman, violin

MENDELSSOHN: Fingal’s Cave Overture (The Hebrides)
BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, From the New World


May 14, 2017 (Concert Date: April 21 and 22, 2017)

Louis Langrée, conductor; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Stuart Skelton, tenor

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 4, Tragic
MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde (“Song of the Earth”)


May 21, 2017 (Concert Date: May 4 and 6, 2017)

Robert Treviño, conductor; Midori, violin

LIGETI: Concert Românesc
BRITTEN: Violin Concerto
STRAUSS: Also Sprach Zarathrustra (“Thus Spoke Zarathustra”)


May 28, 2017 (Concert Date: May 12 and 13, 2017)

Gilbert Varga, conductor; Anna Vinnitskaya, piano

BARTOK: Two Portraits
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2
ROUSSEL: Bacchus and Ariadne, Suite No. 2
STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919 version)


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and 90.9 WGUC have expanded their concert broadcast partnership dubbed “CSO In Concert.” The radio station has long recorded the CSO’s live concerts for broadcast on WGUC Sunday evenings January-May. With this expanded collaboration, the concerts will continue to air on the radio on Sundays, while also being available for free streaming on the CSO’s website for the week following the original air date, allowing even more fans near and far to experience the Orchestra’s performances.