Today's Pops in Space concert will be performed as scheduled.


Bring your students to Music Hall for a CSO Young People's Concert!


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra presents Young People’s Concerts field trips at Music Hall for over 18,000 students grades K-12 each year. These full orchestra concerts are approximately 60 minutes in length and are designed to be educational, interactive and entertaining! Each of the three concert programs, geared towards specific grade brackets, has an accompanying Curriculum Guide with standards-based lesson plans for music specialists and classroom teachers that will be available in August. 2018-19 concert registration for groups over 10 attendees is now open! Select "Group Registration Form" below to reserve seats." Single tickets will go on sale after May 4, 2018.

Ticket Price: $4 / ticket
1 free chaperone for every 15 students

 Ticketing discounts and transportation funding assistance is available. Please complete the group registration form to apply or contact us for more details. If you're registering for a March concert, ask us about our limited time Northern Kentucky school discount! 

 For questions or more information, contact Becky Spiewak, Education Programs Manager, 513-744-3347 or

Students can enter to win our Young People’s Concert Melody Contest for a chance to hear their own melody in a new piece premiered by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra! Recommended for grades 6 and up, this year’s Melody Contest pulls inspiration from footage of the Apollo 11 moon landing as we approach the 50th anniversary of this historic moment. Contest information and entry form are below.

Contest deadline is October 5, 2018. Entries can be submitted to or mailed to the CSO at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati OH 45202.






The Beat Goes On

Join the CSO and guests as we travel internationally and explore the world of percussion through the music of beloved composers! Students will take an orchestral journey across the continents, singing and moving to music inspired by global cultures near and far. Hear music by Ravel, Bernstein, Ellington and plenty more!

Mon, October 1, 2018 | 10:30am
Tue, October 9, 2018 | 10:30am - SOLD OUT
Wed, October 10, 2018 | 10:30am - SOLD OUT




Symphonic Revolution

Turn back time in this concert as we uncover the evolution of the orchestra alongside advancements in industry, technology, art and society across centuries. Join us on this musical time-hop from the baroque to today featuring the best of symphonic music including Strauss's Radetzky March, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and the music of the stage and screen today!

Wed, January 16, 2019 | 10:30am - SOLD OUT
Wed, February 20, 2019 | 10:30am - SOLD OUT
Wed, March 27, 2019 | 10:30 am - SOLD OUT




One Giant Leap

Travel out of this world to experience the music, science and history of space exploration like never before! This interstellar concert in partnership with the Cincinnati Observatory marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and highlights the enduring relationship between music and the cosmos. Hear works like Holst’s The Planets, film music by John Williams and a world premiere inspired by the YPC Student Melody Contest winner!

Tue, February 26, 2019 | 10:30am - SOLD OUT
Thur, March 28, 2019 | 10:30am


CSO/CSYO Side-by-Side

This inspiring concert and annual tradition brings together the CSYO Philharmonic Orchestra and the CSO for an evening of powerful music performed side-by-side. In addition to over 90 youth performers on stage, this concert features the student winner of the CSYO Philharmonic Concerto Competition as soloist.

Tue, April 2, 2019 | 7:30pm


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