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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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Interview: Jason Alexander

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Jason Alexander

The versatile 'Seinfeld' star showcases his four-decades-long career through story and song on Saturday night

By the time Jason Alexander signed on to play the endearingly maladjusted George Costanza on NBC’s Seinfeld, he had already cultivated a nearly decade-long stage career. He made his Broadway debut at the age of 20 in Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Merrily We Roll Along, followed by roles in Forbidden Broadway, The Rink, Personals, […]

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Picnic with the Pops: Brian McKnight

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Picnic with the Pops: Brian McKnight

Stuart Chafetz, conductor The Columbus Symphony welcomes Brian McKnight to our 2018 Nationwide Picnic with the Pops line-up! This artist needs no introduction, as he’s earned himself a spot in contemporary music history as an R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, and producer. He’s been nominated for 16 Grammy Awards, and is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments, […]

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Picnic with the Pops: Hanson String Theory

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Picnic with the Pops: Hanson String Theory

Pack your picnic basket and enjoy a night with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra! Picnic with the Pops is the perfect way to spend a summer evening. Hanson String Theory highlights new and chart-topping works from the Hanson brothers! After a sold-out world tour celebrating 25 years together, HANSON marks their 26th birthday with HANSON STRING […]

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Patriotic Pops featuring the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Patriotic Pops featuring the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus

Stuart Chafetz, conductor The Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus joins the Columbus Symphony’s grand summer tradition celebrating the Fourth of July. Enjoy an evening of patriotic favorites and rousing Sousa marches, including “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” topped off with a brilliant display of fireworks!

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Creative Women, Remarkable Fashion: The Symphony Gala!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Creative Women, Remarkable Fashion: The Symphony Gala!

The 2018 Symphony Gala has arrived! The Gala is less than a month away, and we don’t want you to miss this symphonic celebration. Designed to create a dialogue between the CSO’s 2017-2018 principal themes of creative women and nature, check out the Symphony’s recent video that fuses these themes with local, sustainable fashion. Get […]

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Columbus Symphony Orchestra: Impressionistic Scenes

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Symphony Orchestra: Impressionistic Scenes

Rossen Milanov, conductor Simone Dinnerstein, piano Columbus Symphony Women’s Chorus Ronald Jenkins, chorus director April 13-14 | 8 pm Ohio Theatre Our 17-18 Masterworks season is coming to a close, and what better way than with two of Debussy’s most iconic works! The program also features the amazingly talented pianist Simone Dinnerstein, the Columbus Symphony […]

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