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The Columbus Symphony Survives and Thrives in an Uncertain Arts Landscape

Grant Walters Grant Walters The Columbus Symphony Survives and Thrives in an Uncertain Arts Landscape

Building on its foundations of creativity and cooperation, the organization has explored new ways to educate and connect the community in a turbulent time

For centuries, symphony orchestras have brought important music works to life and have become integral to the cultural identities of their resident communities. The Columbus Symphony was founded in 1951, evolving in size, scope, and significance along with our growing city. Every year, the Symphony’s reach extends to more than 150,000 Central Ohioans through its […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Mark Grisez, His Inspirations and What He Wished Others Knew About Music

Kathy Karnap Kathy Karnap Columbus Makes Art Presents Mark Grisez, His Inspirations and What He Wished Others Knew About Music

Mark Grisez is principal trumpet for the Columbus Symphony. Originally from central California, Grisez has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, New World Symphony, California Symphony, Louisville Orchestra and a variety of other ensembles. He appears, along with the Columbus Symphony, in concerts like CSO’s Beethoven 250 Cycle: Symphony No. 6, performed virtually on Nov. […]

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Andrea Bocelli with the Columbus Symphony

Anne Evans Anne Evans Andrea Bocelli with the Columbus Symphony

The Columbus Symphony will take the stage and accompany the legendary singer Andrea Bocelli for a special one-night-only event on December 14th at the Schottenstein Center. Andrea Bocelli has just announced a new PBS Special celebrating his 60th birthday along with his annual tour of the United States this winter playing just a handful of […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brian Mangrum, Principal French Horn of the Columbus Symphony

Susan Ropp Susan Ropp Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brian Mangrum, Principal French Horn of the Columbus Symphony

Brian Mangrum joined the Columbus Symphony as principal French horn in the summer of 2018, shortly after graduating from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. A native of Montreal, he also studied at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and Marianopolis College, was a New Horizons Fellow at the Aspen Music Festival and School and […]

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Popcorn Pops: Movies & Maracas (Sold Out)

Anne Evans Anne Evans Popcorn Pops:  Movies & Maracas (Sold Out)

Don’t miss Popcorn Pops Music and Maracas this Friday! The first 500 kids get a maraca and they can cool off on our giant waterslide! Get your tickets today and slide into an evening of wholesome family fun.

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Columbus Symphony: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Symphony: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

In the grand finale of the 2018-19 Masterworks season, CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov conducts the Columbus Symphony in Mahler’s most popular and life-affirming symphony that reveals a world of beauty, love, and divine exuberance. Violinist Leila Josefowicz also returns to perform one of her signature works, Adès’ Violin Concerto “Concentric Paths.” The Columbus Symphony […]

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Columbus Symphony: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Symphony: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

In the grand finale of the 2018-19 Masterworks season, CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov conducts the Columbus Symphony in Mahler’s most popular and life-affirming symphony that reveals a world of beauty, love, and divine exuberance. Violinist Leila Josefowicz also returns to perform one of her signature works, Adès’ Violin Concerto “Concentric Paths.” The Columbus Symphony […]

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