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November 19, 2016 Columbus Symphony: Mozart and Tchaikovsky make for funky double concerto

November 12, 2016 Columbus Symphony Orchestra's Beethoven Marathon challenges listeners

October 29, 2016 Columbus Symphony: 'Requiem" a grand tribute to late director

September 9, 2016 Twisted 2: Companies join for production with surprising intimate appeal

July 28, 2016 Columbus Symphony joins forces with Ohio State marching band for final summer performance

July 24, 2016 Pops conductor, top trumpeter to retire from orchestra

July 18, 2016 Mr. Battenberg's Opus: The Columbus Symphony trumpeter says goodbye

July 15, 2016 Nelly Goes for a Ride With the Columbus Symphony, Invites Classical Fans to Shake Their Tailfeathers

July 13, 2016 The glorious, improbable escape of Nelly and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

July 10, 2016 Concert review | Picnic With the Pops with Nelly: Symphony plus hip-hop? It's a surprise winner

July 7, 2016 Hip-hop will meet classical as Nelly joins with Columbus Symphony

June 25, 2016 Concert Melissa Etheridge and Picnic with the Pops: Rock singer, orchestra gradually find stride

June 19, 2016 Concert review | Indigo Girls and the Columbus Symphony: Pops helps lyrics, harmonies come to life

May 12, 2016 Columbus Symphony, singers to perform Disney film songs

April 22, 2016 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: High points lift Viennese festival

April 16, 2016 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Life, death make for beautiful music

April 13, 2016 Review | Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

April 1, 2016 Review | Columbus Symphony: Orchestra shines in demanding 'Elijah'

March 19, 2016 Review | Theofanidis’ Muse: Moody leads orchestra in stellar performance

February 28, 2016 Review | Joint shows a highlight of Columbus Symphony for 2016-17

February 20, 2016 Review | Columbus Symphony: Concert like an escape from winter

January 8, 2016 Review | Columbus Symphony: First Russian program overcomes flaws

December 4, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Holiday Pops delivers usual fun, talent

November 21, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Orchestra, clarinetist do justice to brilliant composers' works

November 16, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Movie music spectacularly showcased

November 12, 2015 Columbus Symphony concerts honor movie soundtracks

October 31, 2015 Review | Columbus Symphony shows passion, artistry

October 23, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Orchestra shines on weighty works

October 2, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Chorus drives orchestra to sublime finish

October 1, 2015 Columbus Symphony’s new leader aims to impress with grand opener

August 23, 2015 Columbus Symphony’s new leader to start it off with Orff

August 21, 2015 Columbus Symphony adds job in management

July 25, 2015 Review: Picnic with the Pops with U2 Symphony

July 23, 2015 U2 Tribute band gives free sneak preview at Columbus Commons

July 19, 2015 Pink Martini joins Columbus Symphony in splendid show

July 4, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Old standbys prevail at Patriotic Pops concert

June 28, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony, Fab Four: Faux Beatles' rain-altered show pleases

June 19, 2015 Symphony review | Trumpeter Chris Botti thrills at first Pops

June 12, 2015 Columbus Symphony reaches new contract with musicians

May 23, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Pianist Vinnitskaya displays skill, emotion

May 21, 2015 ‘Romantic warhorses’ to strut in season finale for Columbus Symphony Orchestra

May 16, 2015 Review | Columbus Symphony: Spring program refreshes, delights

May 3, 2015 Columbus Symphony Pops series: Ben Folds, movie favorites

April 25, 2015 Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Pieces linked by stunning beauty

April 19, 2015 Concert review: Smokey Robinson's skills showcased with symphony

April 12, 2015 Columbus Symphony Pops series could sound familiar

March 22, 2015 Incoming Columbus Symphony director preps new season

March 21, 2015 Columbus Symphony review: Milanov shows off the power of subtlety

March 15, 2015 Capital University to celebrate bigger beats at RhythmFest

February 28, 2015 Columbus Symphony review: ‘Rhapsody’ caps off exploration of jazz

February 26, 2015 Colorful pianist to play original ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ jazz score

February 24, 2015 Thomas Lauderdale: Rhapsody in Blue, Martinis in Pink?

February 20, 2015 Timidity aside, classical and jazz mixed well

February 19, 2015 Conductor’s antics set tone for concert meant to be fun

February 14, 2015 Concert review: ABBA tribute band pulls it off, with symphony's help

February 2015 Valentine’s Day Plans: ABBA Tribute Band + Columbus Symphony Orchestra

February 9, 2015 Happy Hour with the CSO Featuring American Sounds

February 5, 2015 Milanov to Conduct BOLERO & PERCUSSION at Ohio Theatre, 3/20-21

February 5, 2015 Milanov’s Columbus Symphony Orchestra dazzles in the Ohio Theatre

February 1, 2015 Review: Columbus Symphony director designee’s debut avoids leaning on standards

January 31, 2015 The New Maestro Milanov

January 29, 2015 Presenting Mason Bates This Weekend With Columbus Symphony

January 25, 2015 Cirque troupe, orchestra create spellbinding show

January 12, 2015 CSO's Next Free Happy Hour Concert to be Held 2/12

January 9, 2015 Columbus Symphony honors music educators

January 2015 Two of a Kind: Pair of new artistic directors push performing arts forward

December 6, 2014 Concert Review: Columbus Symphony’s Holiday Pops delights with new, traditional

November 22, 2014 Concert Review: Acoustic shell brings out orchestra's best

October 17, 2014 Columbus Symphony invites kids to perform at theater

October 16, 2014 Columbus Symphony to go for Haydn, Bach at 'Baroque Festival'

September 29, 2014 Columbus Symphony Orchestra kicks off Happy Hour Concert Series

September 26, 2014 Concert Review: Novel collaboration for 'Twisted' grandly different

September 10, 2014 Q&A | Rossen Milanov: Symphony’s new music director discusses connecting with community

September 10, 2014 Columbus Symphony to tap Milanov as new conductor

September 10, 2014 Rossen Milanov: Symphony’s new music director discusses connecting with community

September 10, 2014 Columbus Symphony to tap Milanov as new conductor

August 30, 2014 Review: BalletMet show hints at promise of new season

August 5, 2014 Opera Columbus, BalletMet and Columbus Symphony to Present TWISTED at the Ohio Theatre

Twisted: A Trio of Excellence

Picnic with the Pops

July 31, 2012 Relocated Pops proved mostly a hit

June 30,2014 Review: Rain Doesn't Cool off the Legends of Classic Rock with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

June 22,2014 Review: Ben Folds gets summer pops season rolling

June 14,2014 Review | Cirque Musica: Picnic soared with fun acrobatic feats performed to classicse

June 14,2014 Review | Classical Mystery Tour: Symphony’s contributions elevate familiar music in Beatles tribute

April 27, 2014 Concert Review: Indigo Girls: Pairing with symphony works for both

March 16, 2014 As Zeitouni bows out, guests set to conduct Columbus Symphony

March 1, 2014 Concert Review: Pianist-conductor leads exciting effort

February 28, 2014 Columbus Symphony review: Pianist-conductor leads exciting effort

February 15, 2014 Concert Review: Approaches differ in tragic tale of love

February 9, 2014 Concert Review: Peter Nero: 'Rhapsody' a thrill, but where was 'Summertime'?

February 8, 2014: Kauffman among three music educators honored by CSO

February 7, 2014 Concert Review: Columbus Symphony with Lang Lang: Orchestra rises to pianist's challenge

February 7, 2014: Marion Harding's Phil Nicol wins musicians competition

February 4, 2014: Huff honored by Columbus Symphony

February 1, 2014 Concert Review: Dynamic program a winter's delight

January 19, 2014 Concert Review: Stayin' Alive: Bee Gees tribute takes tour of the '70s

January 11, 2014 Concert Review: Works from WWI era given powerful voice