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Oct 03, 2020

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Cincinnati Pops
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oct 03, 2020

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Cincinnati Pops
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Cincinnati Pops kicks off their digital Fall season with a one-hour virtual performance. Conducted by John Morris Russell, the program features Gershwin's Summertime and Rhapsody and Blue, Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag and more! Free to the public. Watch online at...

The Cincinnati Pops kicks off their digital Fall season with a one-hour virtual performance. Conducted by John Morris Russell, the program features Gershwin's Summertime and Rhapsody and Blue, Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag and more! Free to the public. Watch online at...

Jan 08, 2021 through Jan 09, 2021

Mahler Symphony No. 7

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 08, 2021 through Jan 09, 2021

Mahler Symphony No. 7

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Matthias Pintscher, conductor, CSO Creative Partner Leila Josefowicz, violin Mahler’s Seventh reflects the depth, mystery and shimmering light of nocturnal worlds.

Matthias Pintscher, conductor, CSO Creative Partner Leila Josefowicz, violin Mahler’s Seventh reflects the depth, mystery and shimmering light of nocturnal worlds.

Jan 16, 2021 through Jan 17, 2021

Dovrak 7 + Eighth Blackbird

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 16, 2021 through Jan 17, 2021

Dovrak 7 + Eighth Blackbird

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Grammy winners Eighth Blackbird and the CSO premiere music from Kinds of Kings, a collective of US-based composers focused on amplifying and advocating for underrepresented voices.

Grammy winners Eighth Blackbird and the CSO premiere music from Kinds of Kings, a collective of US-based composers focused on amplifying and advocating for underrepresented voices.

Jan 29, 2021 through Jan 30, 2021

Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 29, 2021 through Jan 30, 2021

Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony swirls with melodies that stay with you.

Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony swirls with melodies that stay with you.

Feb 05, 2021 through Feb 06, 2021

Wagner the Valkyrie

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 05, 2021 through Feb 06, 2021

Wagner the Valkyrie

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The first act of Wagner’s Die Walküre is total art.

The first act of Wagner’s Die Walküre is total art.

Now through Feb 20, 2021

Haydn the Creation

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 20, 2021

Haydn the Creation

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Let there be light—and music. Louis Langrée and the CSO set the stage for Haydn’s Creation.

Let there be light—and music. Louis Langrée and the CSO set the stage for Haydn’s Creation.

Feb 26, 2021 through Feb 27, 2021

Grieg Concerto + Shostakovich 4

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 26, 2021 through Feb 27, 2021

Grieg Concerto + Shostakovich 4

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Marveling at Schumann’s piano concerto, Grieg imagined his own.

Marveling at Schumann’s piano concerto, Grieg imagined his own.

Mar 13, 2021 through Mar 14, 2021

Stravinsky Firebird Suite

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Mar 13, 2021 through Mar 14, 2021

Stravinsky Firebird Suite

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Louis Langrée leads a program of musical fascinations, gestures made to take hold of the senses.

Louis Langrée leads a program of musical fascinations, gestures made to take hold of the senses.

Mar 19, 2021 through Mar 20, 2021

Prokofiev + Sibelius

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Mar 19, 2021 through Mar 20, 2021

Prokofiev + Sibelius

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

“A superstar in the Sibelius world these days” (Classical Voice North America), Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu returns. Young firebrand Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition and an artist with a “lucid and shimmering sound” (Financial...

“A superstar in the Sibelius world these days” (Classical Voice North America), Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu returns. Young firebrand Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition and an artist with a “lucid and shimmering sound” (Financial...

Apr 02, 2021 through Apr 03, 2021

The Planets + Cerrone Premiere

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 02, 2021 through Apr 03, 2021

The Planets + Cerrone Premiere

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Holst’s galactic masterwork sets us at the edge of our seats with racing, full-hearted glee.

Holst’s galactic masterwork sets us at the edge of our seats with racing, full-hearted glee.

Apr 09, 2021 through Apr 10, 2021

Shéhérazade3

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 09, 2021 through Apr 10, 2021

Shéhérazade3

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Shéhérazade tells of a young bride who survives by telling beguiling stories. Rimsky-Korsakov’s thrilling showpiece pairs with two perfumed evocations from Ravel. Egyptian soprano Fatma Said, “flawless, radiant…a discovery” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung),...

Shéhérazade tells of a young bride who survives by telling beguiling stories. Rimsky-Korsakov’s thrilling showpiece pairs with two perfumed evocations from Ravel. Egyptian soprano Fatma Said, “flawless, radiant…a discovery” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung),...

Apr 24, 2021 through Apr 25, 2021

Ravel Daphnis + Debussy La Mer

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 24, 2021 through Apr 25, 2021

Ravel Daphnis + Debussy La Mer

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Debussy’s symphonic sketches of the sea teem with restless colors and crest at the fullest sound of the CSO.

Debussy’s symphonic sketches of the sea teem with restless colors and crest at the fullest sound of the CSO.

May 07, 2021 through May 08, 2021

Pines of Rome

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

May 07, 2021 through May 08, 2021

Pines of Rome

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The spectacle of Ancient Rome and the glorious sound of the CSO merge for a larger-than-life audience favorite. 

The spectacle of Ancient Rome and the glorious sound of the CSO merge for a larger-than-life audience favorite. 

May 15, 2021 through May 16, 2021

Bruckner 7

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

May 15, 2021 through May 16, 2021

Bruckner 7

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The season ends with Bruckner’s transcendent Seventh Symphony.

The season ends with Bruckner’s transcendent Seventh Symphony.

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