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Black Violin Brings Impossible Tour To Cincinnati Music Hall Photo Black Violin Brings Impossible Tour To Cincinnati Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2019

This January, Black Violin hit the stage with their new 2019 Impossible Tour with over forty high-energy shows scheduled into the summer. The band makes its much-anticipated return to Cincinnati at Music Hall's Springer Auditorium on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM as part of the Cincinnati Arts ...
May Festival Extends Contract Of Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena Photo May Festival Extends Contract Of Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2019

Following the enthusiastically received 2018 May Festival, the first with Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena, the Cincinnati May Festival announced a three-year contract extension for Mr. Mena. He will now serve as Principal Conductor into the May Festival's 150th anniversary in 2023....
Announcing The Cincinnati Pops And POPS IN SPACE At Music Hall Photo Announcing The Cincinnati Pops And POPS IN SPACE At Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2019

On January 18, 19, and 20 Conductor John Morris Russell will lead the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (CSO) in Pops in Space, a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing and humanity's love and fascination with all things celestial....
CSO Announces ROMANTIC RACHMANINOFF On January 4 And 5 Photo CSO Announces ROMANTIC RACHMANINOFF On January 4 And 5
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2019

On January 4 and January 5, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) heats-up wintertime with dramatic works by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Benjamin Britten, and Edward Elgar. Guest conductor Karina Canellakis leads the CSO in performing three pieces, including Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 with guest...
Cincinnati Pops Presents New Year's Eve With Ryan Silverman Photo Cincinnati Pops Presents New Year's Eve With Ryan Silverman
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2018

Enjoy the Cincinnati Pops' beloved New Year's Eve concert at 8 PM on December 31 inside historic Music Hall as Susie Benchasil Seiter guest conducts the Orchestra....
Cincinnati Music Hall Honored With The Ohio History Connection's Preservation Merit A Photo Cincinnati Music Hall Honored With The Ohio History Connection's Preservation Merit Award
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2018

The renovation and restoration of Cincinnati Music Hall received the Preservation Merit Award from the Ohio History Connection's State Historic Preservation Office at an awards luncheon on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  Each year, the Ohio History Connection's State Historic Preservation Office recog...
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on Today Photo Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on Today
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2018

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced the November 9 release of its latest album, American Originals: 1918, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell. The recording is inspired by America's cultural awakening at the end of the First World War one hundred years ago and the distinctl...
Cincinnati Music Hall Recognized As Historic Theater Of The Year By Heritage Ohio Photo Cincinnati Music Hall Recognized As Historic Theater Of The Year By Heritage Ohio
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2018

Cincinnati Music Hall received the Historic Theater of the Year award from Heritage Ohio at its Annual Preservation and Revitalization Awards Ceremony held Tuesday, October 23 at the historic Allen Theater in downtown Cleveland....
Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble Returns For 39th Season Photo Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble Returns For 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2018

Under the leadership of "one of the most influential voices in choral music in the U.S. today" (Broadway World), Music Director Craig Hella Johnson, Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble (VAE) returns for its 39th season. This will be the VAE's second season at its home at the recently revitalized Memori...
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on 11/9 Photo Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on 11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2018

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced the November 9 release of its latest album, American Originals: 1918, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell. The recording is inspired by America's cultural awakening at the end of the First World War one hundred years ago and the distinctl...
New Partnership Between NATS And Cincinnati Song Initiative Announced Photo New Partnership Between NATS And Cincinnati Song Initiative Announced
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and Cincinnati Song Initiative (CSI) have announced a new strategic partnership revolving around the annual NATS Art Song Composition Award. Each year's winning composer will have their work programmed on a future CSI concert as part of its Amer...
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Appoints Musicians to Eight Positions Following Hig Photo The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Appoints Musicians to Eight Positions Following Highly Competitive Auditions
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2018

Following extensive, highly competitive auditions, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced seven orchestra seats have been filled starting in the 2018-19 season and one position was filled in the final months of the 2017-18 season. Of the eight newly filled positions, five musicians are ne...
Cincinnati Music Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season At The Aronoff Center Photo Cincinnati Music Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season At The Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2018

Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT), a resident company of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, including two full-scale musical productions in the intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater, two cabaret-style studio shows in the Fifth Third Bank Theater, and a master class wit...
Cincinnati Symphony Concertmaster Timothy Lees to Step Down Due to Injury Photo Cincinnati Symphony Concertmaster Timothy Lees to Step Down Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced that Timothy Lees is stepping down as Concertmaster, a title designated for the first-chair violin, at the conclusion of the 2017-18 season. Mr. Lees, who began his tenure with the CSO in June of 1998, will become Concertmaster Emeritus in September,...
STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE In Concert To Feature Iconic Score Performed Live To Film Photo STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE In Concert To Feature Iconic Score Performed Live To Film
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2018

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will present the Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert featuring screenings of the complete film with Oscar-winning composer John Williams' musical score performed live with the film on September 7, 8 and 9 2018 at Cincinnati Music Hall. The three performances will be led by...
Kelly Hall Tompkins Announced As CSO Artist In Residence Photo Kelly Hall Tompkins Announced As CSO Artist In Residence
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2018

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is proud to announce its inaugural Classical Roots Artist-in-Residence, acclaimed violinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins....
Cincinnati Pops to Present the Music of HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE Photo Cincinnati Pops to Present the Music of HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2018

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, due to overwhelming demand, is adding a third performance on Thursday, December 28, at 7:00 p.m.     The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to Music Hall with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert, the second film in the Harry Potter series. Previous...
Students Perform With Mentors Of The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Photo Students Perform With Mentors Of The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2018

This morning, students of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra (CYSO) got a real treat today as they joined their adult mentors of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on stage....
May Festival Chorus Announces First Ever Female Conductor Photo May Festival Chorus Announces First Ever Female Conductor
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2018

The Cincinnati May Festival announced today that conductor Eun Sun Kim will make her exciting Festival debut on May 18, leading the May Festival Chorus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra ( CSO ) in a performance of Verdi's Messa da Requiem at the renovated Cincinnati Music Hall. She replaces the ...
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2018

 Fresh off a year that saw five weeks of successful international tour dates and two Grammy nominations, t he Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra ( CSO ) and Music Director Louis Langre e announced the Orchestra's highly - anticipated 2018 - 19 season at the recently renovated and widely celebrated Cincin...
Jonathan Bailey Holland Announced As Composer-In-Residence Of The Cincinnati Symphony Photo Jonathan Bailey Holland Announced As Composer-In-Residence Of The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2018

 Jonathan Bailey Holland has been announced as Composer-In-Residence of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for the 2018-19 season. His relationship with the Orchestra began under the tenure of conductor Paavo Jarvi, and has continued with great success under the oversight of Maestro Louis Langree....
Celebrate New Year's Eve With The Cincinnati Pops Photo Celebrate New Year's Eve With The Cincinnati Pops
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2017

Acclaimed singer Morgan James joins John Morris Russell and the Pops Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Presented by PNC John Morris Russell , conductor Morgan James , vocals Music Hall Sunday , December 31 , 2017 8 p.m. Tickets start at $ 25 and are available by calling : ( 513 ) 381 - 3300 or visiting w...
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players Series Moves to Restored Corbett Tower Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players Series Moves to Restored Corbett Tower
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces that the 2017-18 series of chamber concerts will be held at Music Hall's beautifully restored Corbett Tower, an intimate space for a more personal concert experience....