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The Tchaikovsky Experience

Presented by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at Music Hall, Cincinnati OH

Oct 16 - 17 2015
The Tchaikovsky Experience

The prestigious conductor Semyon Bychkov, a mentor to Louis Langrée, leads an intense and imaginative program, opening with Tchaikovsky’s Polish Symphony, so named because of his use of the polonaise, a high-spirited Polish dance.

The Totentanz (“Dance of Death”), whose dark drama and pianistic fireworks provide a showcase for Bertrand Chamayou’s technical wizardry, reflects Liszt’s fascination with all things macabre. Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini and its sensual depiction of soaring passion between two ill-fated lovers brings the program to a rapturous end.


TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 3, Polish
LISZT: Totentanz
TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini


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

Contact: 513.381.3300


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Additional time info:

Classical Conversations begins at 7pm 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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