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“We love the CSO!” 5 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
11241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
513.381.3300
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Ranked #3 of 59 Activities in Cincinnati
Type: Performances
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Cincinnati
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“We love the CSO!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is such a premier concert hall. This symphony is certainly one of the most talented in the country. Tickets are a bit pricey, but there are deals the night of and sadly rarely are events sold out. Parking is easy and very reasonable for a major city. Many wonderful restaurants in the area, but not many that are walkable distance in the winter.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Mahler with the May Fest Women and Cinti Boychoir”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

It was over-the-top! CSO programming is never disappointing. We went on a Tursday night and enjoyed a free pre-concert buffet and met interesting fellow CSO enthusiasts---what a great weeknight!

Visited October 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“World Class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

For a small city, Cincinnati is blessed with the orchestra. Housed in the beautiful, and acoustically great music hall, any concert is worth seeing. The offer a wide variety of classical music along with many visiting musicians.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“World-class Orchestra”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

If you are visiting Cincinnati during the concert season, attend a concert if you possibly can. You will be impressed by the grand and stately Music Hall and by the superb performance of the orchestra, truly one of the best in the world.

Visited May 2012
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Florence, KY
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Wonderful symphony!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

It's not often I attend the symphony, but when I do, it's always a pleasurable experience. I like that it's easy to get in and out off and parking is convenient. The last concert I heard was led by Kristjan Jarvi, younger brother of Paavo. If you like classical music, find a concert that appeals to you from the 2012-2013 series and head to the CSO, before the building is reconstructed!

Visited November 2011
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