The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the details of an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe led by Music Director Louis Langrée over three weeks in August and September. The European tour comes on the heels of a hugely successful tour of Asia, in which Mr. Langrée conducted concerts at the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Beijing’s Poly Theatre and the Shanghai Oriental Art Center. The CSO most recently toured Europe in 2008.
The Orchestra has been touring across the country and around the world for over a century, and in 1966 was the first orchestra to perform a world tour sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Upon the tour’s conclusion, the CSO will return to a newly renovated home at Cincinnati’s Music Hall for the Hall’s Grand Opening concerts October 6-7. Music Hall recently underwent an extensive $135 million renovation and reopens to the public this fall. The tour will begin on August 25 in Edinburgh, Scotland and conclude on September 9 in Paris France!
The tour will begin on August 25 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the work’s premiere. Brahms