CSO In Concert




Concert Schedule

Concert Date: September 8 and 10, 2016

Louis Langrée, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5


Concert Date: September 21, 2016

Louis Langrée, conductor; Lang Lang, piano

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Organ


Concert Date: September 23 and 24, 2016

Louis Langrée, conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto


September 30 and October 1, 2016

Louis Langrée, conductorFrank Corrado, Adam Greer, Naomi O'Connel, Blake Berris, & Francesca Faridany

DEBUSSY: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
DEBUSSY: Nocturnes
FAURE: Pelléas et Mélisande


Concert Date: October 7 and 8, 2016

Neeme Järvi, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

GRIEG: Water Music Suite No. 1
MENDELSSOHN: Royal Fireworks Music
SIBELIUS: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
DVORAK: Orchestral Suite No. 3


Concert Date: October 27 and 29, 2016

Juanjo Mena, conductor; May Festival Chorus

BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 


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


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


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


Concert Date: April 14 and 15, 2017

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Alessio Bax, piano

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


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


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”)


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”)


Concert Date: May 12 and 13, 2017

Gilbert Varga, conductor

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

Anna Vinnitskaya, piano, was part of the original concert, but does not appear on the broadcast or webcast.


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.