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January 27 @ 10:30 am

Music Hall

Goldilocks & the Three Dinosaurs

Original music by Ben Folds brings this fractured and funny iteration of Goldilocks & the Three Bears to life on the Music Hall stage.

“Once upon a time, there were three hungry Dinosaurs: Papa Dinosaur, Mama Dinosaur … and a Dinosaur who happened to be visiting from Norway” (Goldilocks & the Three Dinosaurs).

Lollipops Family concerts introduce young ones to the world of orchestral music with fun, interactive concert experiences—perfect for children of all ages or abilities of 2-9. Come early for activities and crafts.

Conductor: Samuel Lee


Tickets to Goldilocks & the Three Dinosaurs range from $10 – $15.


  • January 27 @ 10:30 a.m.

About Samuel Lee

Samuel Lee is an accomplished conductor and violist who has won several international competitions and worked with many prestigious orchestras and conductors. He is currently the associate conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the chief conductor of the C.P.E. Bach Musikgymnasium Orchestra Berlin. He is also a former violist of the Novus String Quartet and a former viola professor at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig. He is passionate about contemporary music and has premiered many new works.

About Ben Folds

Ben Folds is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer who is known for his eclectic and innovative musical style. He rose to fame as the leader of the alternative rock trio Ben Folds Five and later pursued a solo career and various collaborations with other artists. He has also composed music for films, TV shows, and orchestras and written a memoir, A Dream About Lightning Bugs.

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its primary concert venue is Music Hall. In addition to its symphony concerts, the orchestra gives pops concerts as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. The Cincinnati Symphony is the resident orchestra for the Cincinnati May Festival, the Cincinnati Opera, and the Cincinnati Ballet. Additionally, the orchestra supports the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO), a program for young musicians in grades 9 to 12.

Music Hall Venue Information 


A 450-space underground garage, surface lots, and on-street parking are available near Music Hall. Use the Cincy EZ Park App to pay for parking as appropriate. Take the Cincinnati METRO to the venue.  


The A.D.A. Accessibility entrance is located on the southeast side of the building on Elm Street. Please ask a Music Hall usher or staff member for additional assistance or directions.

Prohibited Items

Music Hall restricts bag sizes to 12″ x 12″ for your safety. Bags exceeding this designated size, including instrument cases, will not be permitted inside the building beginning September 1, 2023. A staff member can make an exception for individuals with medical necessity. All bags and jackets are subject to inspection at the entrance. 

Click Here for a list of prohibited items.

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$10 – $15 Tickets

(513) 744-3258

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1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati,OH45202United States
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