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Aoife O’Donovan: America, Come

Music Hall

Aoife O'Donovan: America, Come featuring the Pops   Inspired by the lives, letters and speeches of the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association Carrie Chapman Catt and United States President Woodrow Wilson during the summer of 1920, GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter Aoife O'Donovan joins the Pops for her musical exploration of voting rights for […]

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Cincinnati Music Hall

The Nightmare Before Christmas with Live Orchestra   See one of Tim Burton’s most celebrated films like never before! The full-feature film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, will be projected on the big screen with dialogue, singing, and effects accompanied by Danny Elfman’s darkly charming score played live by your Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Families are welcome […]

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Celebrate Freedom & Joy with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website  Gather together to celebrate and share live music at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Freedom & Joy.   The Series 2 opening concerts symbolize the freedom and joy in being able to gather together to share live music. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Freedom & Joy program features Brahms’ blockbuster Third […]

Daniil Trifonov in Recital at Music Hall

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website The Daniil Trifonov Cincinnati recital is coming back at Music Hall!   Daniil Trifonov wowed sold-out Music Hall audiences with his 2019 CSO debut. Now, Cincinnati will get a chance to experience a rare solo recital showcasing the remarkable talent of the famed Russian pianist—an artist The London Times calls “without […]

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Find grace among tragedy in Mahler’s Fourth Symphony at Music Hall.

Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Mahler’s Fourth Symphony Cincinnati performance finds grace among tragedy.   Conductor James Gaffigan returns with Mahler’s Fourth Symphony Cincinnati, a work depicting the stunning grace often found amid tragedy. Soprano Catherine Trottmann makes her CSO debut, and Principal Trumpet Robert Sullivan takes center stage with a rarely heard 18th-century gem […]

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Manny, Haydn & Beethoven 8 at Music Hall

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website The 2021 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra schedule brings you Manny, Haydn & Beethoven 8 on November 19 & 20.   The 2021 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra schedule presents Emanuel Ax, a perpetual audience favorite, performing Haydn's shimmering Concerto in D. Composer Sebastian Currier took Louis Langrée’s CSO commission instructions literally: each […]

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Enter the sound world of imagination with Debussy, Ravel & Mendelssohn.

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Debussy, Ravel & Mendelssohn in Cincinnati will take you to the sound world of imagination.   Roderick Cox’s CSO debut takes us into the sound world of the imagination, with works by Debussy, Ravel & Mendelssohn in Cincinnati - composers who used the full palette of orchestral colors to […]

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Holiday Pops

Cincinnati Music Hall

Holiday Pops at Music Hall!   Joy to the world! Cincinnati’s beloved holiday tradition returns with music, warmth, laughter and seasonal inspiration for the entire family. Gather those dear to you to share unforgettable memories in the grandeur of a Music Hall adorned with wondrous decorations and joyful song. Parking at Music Hall: While we […]

Star Wars Return of the Jedi

Cincinnati Music Hall

Star Wars Return of the Jedi with live orchestra   The finale of the original Star Wars trilogy finds the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance. Luke Skywalker, R2-D2, […]

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Dawson, Beethoven & Bernstein at Music Hall

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Universal themes of cultural identity and our shared humanity are the focus of this performance of Dawson, Beethoven & Bernstein in Cincinnati.   James Conlon, May Festival Music Director Laureate, returns with works by three composers who touch on universal themes of cultural identity and our shared humanity. Dawson, […]

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La Valse & Simpson Premiere

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website La Valse & Simpson Premiere comes to Music Hall Cincinnati!   At the turn of the 20th century, there were no greater orchestrators than Ravel and Strauss, whose works unleash the full force of the orchestra in all of its innumerable colors. Grammy-winning violinist Nicola Benedetti gives the U.S. […]

Cirque Goes Broadway

Cincinnati Music Hall

Cirque Goes Broadway live at Music Hall   Dizzying heights and Broadway lights come together for a captivating Pops & Cirque mashup. Marvel at the eye-popping feats of Cirque’s mesmerizing acrobats with JMR and the Pops performing top Broadway hits to accompany contortionists, balancers, tumblers, and athletes on aerial silks defying gravity and doing the […]

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra presents Pintscher Premiere & Rachmaninoff

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website A brand new Matthias Pintscher concerto will premiere on January 28 & 29.   CSO Creative Partner Matthias Pintscher and close collaborator, violinist Leila Josefowicz, premiere a brand new Matthias Pintscher concerto, written for the CSO. Completing the program is another composer who conducted his own works: Sergei Rachmaninoff, […]

Music of John Williams

Cincinnati Music Hall

Happy Birthday, John Williams!   Pops Principal Guest Conductor Damon Gupton and the Pops treat us to a slice of John Williams’ most beloved scores—just in time for his 90th birthday. Experience selections from Superman, Star Wars, E.T., Jaws, Witches of Eastwick and more by one of the greatest composers of our lifetime.   Parking at Music Hall: While we know […]

Radiance- CSYO|CSO Side by Side

Cincinnati Music Hall

Radiance - CSYO|CSO Side by Side   Members of the CSYO Philharmonic sit with their counterparts to perform a thrilling hour of music. The students sit in the principal chairs and take the lead in this annual showcase.   Parking at Music Hall: While we know that parking in our vibrant, active neighborhood can be […]

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Tango & City Noir for two nights only at Music Hall!

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra presentsTango & City Noir for two nights only!   The versatility of Glass, Piazzolla and Adams shines as conductor John Storgårds leads a program conjuring missing lovers, misspent youth, intrigue, and the early hours of Los Angeles. Piazzolla’s steamy, sultry Latin tangos are mesmerizing as […]

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Canellakis & Elgar Concerto

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Canellakis & Elgar Concerto will fill Music Hall with intensity and elegance on March 4 & 5.   Audience favorite Alisa Weilerstein brings her trademark intensity to Elgar’s fiery and elegant Cello Concerto. Full of energy, Augusta Read Thomas’ Brio is a joyous opening to the program, and the artistry of […]

Lollipops Family Concert

Music Hall

Introduce your family to orchestral music with the Lollipops Family Concert!   Set young hearts and minds aglow! For many audience members, a lifelong love and appreciation of music began with Lollipops Family Concerts at Music Hall. Introduce someone you love to the world of orchestral music with a fun, interactive concert experience—perfect for children, […]

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Mozart & Mazzoli Premiere

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Mozart & Mazzoli Premiere!   Jennifer Koh is a prolific champion of new works and stars in the premiere of a CSO co-commission by “Brooklyn’s post-millennial Mozart,” Missy Mazzoli. The Cincinnati May Festival Chorus makes a triumphant return to Music Hall for Mozart’s poignant […]

Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

Cincinnati Music Hall

Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Music Hall   JMR and the Pops join with three powerhouse vocalists to pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T to Aretha Franklin, “the #1 singer of all time” (Rolling Stone). Come celebrate the life and music of an American icon featuring your favorite hits from the Queen of Soul! Parking at Music […]

Cynthia Erivo

Cincinnati Music Hall

One night only! Experience the extraordinary talent of Grammy® Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress and singer Cynthia Erivo. After bursting onto West End and Broadway stages in THE COLOR PURPLE, she has taken the world by storm! Erivo wowed Cincinnati audiences at Classical Roots in 2017, and, back by popular demand, she now brings her powerful and […]

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Bartok & Prokofiev 5

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Bartok & Prokofiev 5.   Prokofiev’s powerful hymn to humanity anchors a program featuring the CSO debuts of conductor Kazushi Ōno and star pianist Seong-Jin Cho. The vivid musical imagery of Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu sets the stage for Bartók’s airy and […]

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Bronfman & La Mer

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Bronfman & La Mer.   Powerhouse pianist Yefim Bronfman returns to the CSO with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Julia Adolphe’s premiere evokes the power of nature and its malleable, playful, childlike qualities. With La Mer let your imagination soar—Debussy’s masterful use of orchestral […]

Itzhak Perlman in Recital

Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Itzhak Perlman in Recital.   When we say, “think of a famous violinist,” who comes to mind? For many, it’s Itzhak Perlman. The "reigning virtuoso" (The New York Times) returns for a solo violin recital, putting Perlman’s legendary sound center stage. When […]

CSO Proof: Black Being

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the haunting and achingly beautiful performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Vivaldi Four Seasons.   Sitting in the middle of a dark, transformed world the audience is cocooned by sights and sounds in an immersive and utterly fresh experience of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Vivaldi Four Seasons, for string orchestra […]

Classical Roots

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Classical Roots.   Shout for joy, Cincinnati! John Morris Russel and the CSO celebrate 20+ years of Classical Roots, one of The Queen City’s most inspiring musical traditions. Experience the voices of the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir and let the powerful […]

JMR’s Greatest Hits

Cincinnati Music Hall

JMR's Greatest Hits at Music Hall   We're celebrating 10 years of JMR by pulling out all the stops—and the stars! Join the Pops and a host of guest artists from some of the past decade's most memorable performances to celebrate JMR, JMR-style—with music from every genre, including iconic movie themes, pop, classics, Broadway and […]

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Connesson Premiere & Rachmaninoff

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Connesson Premiere & Rachmaninoff.   Rachmaninoff’s lush and romantic Second Symphony uses the full force of the orchestra to deliver one of the most popular symphonic works. Opening the concert is a world premiere by French composer Guillaume Connesson, written for CSO […]

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Transcendent Bruckner

Cincinnati Music Hall

Photo from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website Experience the performance of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Transcendent Bruckner.   Louis Langrée calls Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony “a cathedral of sound—spiritual, soaring and transcendent." The concert opens with a new work by Gabriela Ortiz, identified by NPR as “one of Mexico’s most sought-after classical composers,” whose musical language stems from […]

Red, White & BOOM

Riverbend Music Center

Come together and celebrate America’s birthday from sea to shining sea with Red, White & BOOM at Riverbend Music Festival. Join John Morris Russell and the Pops for a showcase of American favorites inspired by the beauty of this land and its peoples. This is America the Beautiful for all—with music to lift your spirit and set your […]