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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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Address: 11241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513.381.3300
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We went to the symphony on a date night. It was so amazing! Music Hall in all its glory and Spector. The concert pianist Kirill Gerstein was remarkable. He spoke to us in an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the symphony on a date night. It was so amazing! Music Hall in all its glory and Spector. The concert pianist Kirill Gerstein was remarkable. He spoke to us in an intimate way- felt like he was talking right to me! The conductor Louis Langree was also amazing. We came out of this performance in a bit... More 

Thank Wesley2125
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Truly world class orchestra in a beautiful, historic venue loved by all Cincinnatians. Many options for musical selections and performance days and times. Iconic Cincinnati at its finest.

Thank Pelican73
cleveland, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We loved our experience at the Music Now Festival with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, collaborating with The National. Both musical groups were superb and the Music Hall was stunning. We will continue to watch the schedule for other opportunities to visit!

Thank Tina W
Tuxedo, North Carolina
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72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

An absolute "World Class" venue, renowned for unmatched acoustics, it is a perfect showcase for some of the most talented musicians in the world. The CSO was instrumental in speeding acceptance of the Compact Disc (CD) as an acceptable medium for presenting true High Fidelity music!

Thank ChefMarkChristopher
United States
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went there for Handel's Messiah performance. Vocalists were excellent, and the orchestra played well. $12 seats were perfect. Was able to see most everything on stage and the acoustics filled the hall.

Thank D K
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Beautiful building, great symphony and conductor. We had the pleasure of going early and having a pre symphony interview with Andre Previn. Such a wonderful time. Wonderful sparkling wine and chocolates at the concessions. The orchestra , the music the conductor.....simply magical. Only negative .....no cabs afterwards.... call Uber before you leave. And head over to the Netherland Plaza for... More 

Thank forknashville
Osgood, Indiana
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We attended Holiday Pops and we can't wait for next year to see it again! The show was so much more than I expected...in addition to the phenomenal orchestra, there was singing, dancing, and even some funny parts! Music Hall is an attraction in itself; a beautiful, historic building. We were in the Gallery seats (the nosebleeds :)) and we... More 

Thank mmterrill98
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Thanksgiving weekend we attended the Cincinnati Symphony performance of a Tchaikovsky concerto and symphony. I have never been at a performance (and I've been to many) of such quality! The soloist was unbelievably wonderful. He received several standing ovations and did several encores. The symphony itself performed amazingly. We also attended a performance there last year which was great as... More 

Thank zee4
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

louis is wonderful. the pops are wonderful. the building is wonderful. just go. part of what makes this city great. i like that i dont have to dress in mink or even a skirt to feel ok there.

Thank GerryH2
Cincinnati, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The symphony is one of the best things about Cincinnati; it usually performs in the lovely Music Hall and has an international reputation for wonderful performances. There are relatively inexpensive tickets available in the "nos bleed" section so it is affordable, at least once in awhile. There is parking across the street under Washington Park and also street level parking.... More 

Thank Susan H

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