Rossen Milanov, Music Director

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SEP 20-22

Opening Night: A John Williams Celebration

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Dress up in your red carpet finest as our 2024-25 Masterworks season starts off with a celebration of John Williams’ extensive award-winning music catalog that includes some... Read more »

October 5, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wagner's Ring

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Wagner: The Ring Without Words Be entranced by the legendary music of Richard Wagner’s immense operatic Ring cycle, reimagined for concert performance by legendary conductor and composer... Read more »

NOV 1-2

Pictures at an Exhibition

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Maxim Lando, piano Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 Mussorgsky/Gorchakov: Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Mussorgsky’s magnificent Pictures at an Exhibition, which masterfully paints a musical art gallery,anchors... Read more »

NOV 15-17

Handel's Messiah

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Columbus Symphony Chorus Stephen Caracciolo, chorus director Handel: Messiah Experience the grandeur and tradition of Messiah, Handel’s exultant masterpiece, featuring the Columbus Symphony Chorus. The iconic 'Hallelujah'... Read more »

JAN 24-25

Mahler 2

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Columbus Symphony Chorus Stephen Caracciolo, chorus director Mahler: Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection”) Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, the transcendent ‘Resurrection,’ features the return of radiant soprano Jessica Rivera... Read more »

JAN 31-FEB 1

Beethoven's Eroica

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Sterling Elliot, cello Corigliano: Phantasmagoria for Cello and Orchestra Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”) In a Columbus Symphony co-commission, cellist Sterling Elliott performs famed composer John Corigliano’s... Read more »

FEB 28-MAR 1

Appalachian Spring

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Thomas Wilkins, Conductor Yazid Gray, baritone Copland: Appalachian Spring Daugherty: Letters from Lincoln Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 Guest conductor Thomas Wilkins leads the orchestra in this captivating program. Copland’s sparkling... Read more »

MAR 14-16

All Mozart

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Orli Shaham, piano Mozart: Overture to Così fan tutte Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 Mozart: Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”) Join us for a celebration of Wolfgang Amadeus... Read more »

MAR 21-22

Boléro

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Luis Biava, cello Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses of Themes by Weber​ Bloch: Schelomo​ Bizet: L’Arleseine, Suite No. 1​ Ravel: Boléro The symphonic favorites featured on this program are... Read more »

APR 4-5

Bach & Brahms

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Joanna Frankel, violin Hugo Suoza, oboe Tower: Duets Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor Brahms: Symphony No. 1 Hear the CSO’s own talented musicians... Read more »

MAY 16-17

Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Aubree Oliverson, violin Tchaikovsky: Prelude from The Queen of Spades Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (“Pathetique”) A master of drama and romance, Tchaikovsky’s music transports... Read more »

MAY 23-24

Britten War Requiem

Ohio Theatre 39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Rossen Milanov, Conductor Abigail Rethwisch, soprano Jonathan Burton, tenor Andrew Garland, baritone Columbus Symphony Chorus Stephen Caracciolo, chorus director Columbus Children’s Chorus Jeanne Wohlgamuth,director Britten: War Requiem Witness Benjamin Britten’s... Read more »