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Appalachian Spring - Cincinnati Sym...

Presented by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at Music Hall, Cincinnati OH

Feb 19 - 20 2016
Appalachian Spring - Cincinnati Sym...

Louis conducts a program of American masters, including Copland’s Appalachian Spring, which captures the vast openness of the American landscape and our country’s pioneer spirit.

CSO Concertmaster Timothy Lees plays Barber’s Violin Concerto, whose sweetly elegant opening movements and virtuoso fireworks of the finale provide a perfect showcase for his artistry. Ives’ “cosmic drama” The Unanswered Question, in which a solo trumpet intones the “question” and ensembles of flutes and strings seek an “answer,” opens the concerts, and the pulsating drama of Bernstein’s On the Waterfront, which recalls the docks and slums of postwar New Jersey, completes this stunning program.


IVESThe Unanswered Question
BARBER: Violin Concerto
COPLAND: Suite from Appalachian Spring
BERNSTEIN: On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite


Tickets start at $12. Discounted tickets available for seniors, under 30 & full-time students, and military.

Contact: 513.381.3300


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Classical Conversations begins prior to these performances at 7 PM in the Music Hall Auditorium.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Music Hall

1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Several parking options surround Music Hall. A 450-space underground garage at Washington Park is located directly across Elm Street from the front doors of venue. This convenient garage also has handicapped parking and elevators. A surface lot between Music Hall and Memorial Hall is accessible from Elm Street and Central Parkway. Convenient parking is also available at the Town Center Parking (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. Pay-on-entry parking is $10-$15 for special events at all nearby lots. For more information about parking at Music Hall, call (513) 744-3344.

Handicapped-Accessible Parking: There are several handicap-designated spots at the Washington Park Garage across the street from Music Hall, as well as at the surface lot located between Music Hall and Memorial Hall and in the Town Center (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. We recommend arriving early for the best parking. You may also drop off patrons in front of Music Hall on Elm Street and then park. If you require wheelchair assistance, please alert a security officer and they will contact a staff member to bring a wheelchair out to the curb and assist you to your seats.

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