October 03, 2017
This month, the music comes home.
The five resident companies of Music Hall—Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet and May Festival—will shine in five weeks of grand opening events following an extensive renovation of this historic and treasured city icon. All events are open to the public and ticketed, unless otherwise noted.
Fri/Sat Oct 6-7, 8p MUSIC HALL GRAND OPENING: CSO Grand Opening Weekend concerts
Fri Oct 6, 5:30p CSO Opening Night Celebration; Corbett Tower/Ballroom; cincinnatisymphony.org
Sat Oct 7, 10-3p FREE: Music Hall Re(new)ed Community Open House, hosted by ArtsWave Tours and 50 pop-up arts performances in Music Hall and Washington Park, Ensemble Theatre and Cincinnati Shakespeare also open for tours
Wed Oct 11, 4:30-8p Society for Preservation of Music Hall “Music Hall Unwrapped” tours/music
Fri-Sun, Oct 13-15 (Fri/Sat 8p; Sun 2:30p) Cincinnati Pops Grand Opening concerts: Music of John Williams and Beyond; cincinnatipops.org. NOTE: BLINK weekend.
Fri Oct 13, 5:30p Pop! The Cork on Opening Night; Grand Foyer; cincinnatipops.org Fri/Sat
Oct 20-21, 8p CSO + Cincinnati Opera Opening Weekend; Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande; cincinnatisymphony.org
Fri Oct 20, 6:30p CSO Friday Orange Opener: music with a twist; guest-curated lobby activations at the Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande concert; fridayorange.org
Sat Oct 21, 10p CSO Encore/Opera Center Stage YP post-concert event; location TBA; csoencore.org
Thurs Oct 26 Cincinnati Ballet “Intimate Evening” gala/dinner; cballet.org
Thurs-Sun, Oct 26-29 Cincinnati Ballet Opening Weekend; Romeo & Juliet; cballet.org Sat/Sun, Nov 4-5 (Sat 8p; Sun 2:30p) CSO + May Festival Opening Weekend; “The Storm that Built Music Hall”; cincinnatisymphony.org
Sat Nov 18, 6p Cincinnati Opera Ball, “Beauty and the Brick”; Ballroom; cincinnatiopera.org
Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, May Festival: cincinnatisymphony.org or 513.381.3300
Cincinnati Ballet: cballet.org or 621.5282 Cincinnati Opera: cincinnatiopera.org or 768.5500
Society for the Preservation of Music Hall: cincinnatiarts.org or 513.621.2787
More information on grand opening festivities.