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Columbus Symphony Names Rossen Milanov as New Music Director

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Symphony Names Rossen Milanov as New Music Director

The Columbus Symphony formally announced today that Roseen Milanov will become the next Music Director for the organization, starting with the 2015-2016 season and continuing for at least the next four years. Milanov brings vast experience to the position having previously served as the Music Director of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Principal Conductor of Orquesta Sinfónica […]

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GCAC Presents: CSO Adds Southern Theatre

Rolanda Copley Rolanda Copley GCAC Presents: CSO Adds Southern Theatre

For the first time in the Columbus Symphony’s 60-year history, four subscription programs from its regular 12-program Masterworks season will be performed at the Southern Theatre. String Summit is the first of the four Southern Masterworks programs and will be presented October 21-23, featuring internationally renowned guest violinist Rachel Barton Pine. You may be familiar […]

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Picnic with the Pops Moves Downtown in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Picnic with the Pops Moves Downtown in 2012

The new Columbus Commons park will open this Memorial Day Weekend, and the Columbus Symphony will be close behind. Beginning in 2012, their popular Picnic with the Pops outdoor summer concert series will be migrating from Chemical Abstracts to the new Downtown park. “This is a huge and exciting undertaking for the Symphony,” stated Martin […]


CSO Gets New Music Director: Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Walker Evans Walker Evans CSO Gets New Music Director: Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Press Release: The Columbus Symphony today announced the appointment of Jean-Marie Zeitouni to the position of music director. The 36-year-old native of Montreal has been contracted to lead the Symphony for the next four years, and will be responsible for the repertoire, programming, and artistic direction of the organization, as well as building and sustaining […]


Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2010 – Vol. 7

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Happy Fourth of July everyone! There are plenty of fireworks for you to see if you love them, I do! Red, White & Boom is in its 30th year and the show starts at 10pm on Friday, July 2. There are other activities around the Arena District, Taste of Boom will be happening on Nationwide […]


The Rebirth of The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From Columbus City Scene Magazine: Future bright for symphony as it reinvents itself By: Kate Seegraves The last two years have been a long and somewhat bumpy road for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. After financial woes, labor disputes, a cancelled Picnic with the Pops schedule and a truncated 2008-’09 season, CSO has rebounded with a […]


CSO dismisses music director Junichi Hirokami

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The Dispatch wrote Symphony dismisses music director Thursday, November 13, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN The Columbus Symphony announced this afternoon that Junichi Hirokami is leaving as music director. Hirokami, a native of Japan, took over the baton in June 2006 and had one year remaining on his contract. He was openly critical of the symphony […]


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