Rossen Milanov, Music Director

Next Event:

Cody Fry

July 20, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

July 20, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cody Fry

Columbus Commons 160 South High Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Gary Fry, Conductor Grammy Award nominee and American Idol finalist Cody Fry brings his singer-songwriter talents and genre-bending music to Columbus for one night only! Fry’s popular musical fusions and orchestrations have made him a viral sensation eclipsing 200 million global streams on TikTok and attracting a devout audience and fan base.

JUL 26-27

The Ohio State University Marching Band

Columbus Commons 160 South High Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Stuart Chafetz & Dr. Christopher Hoch, Conductor Nationwide Picnic with the Pops wouldn’t be the same without the long tradition of welcoming The Best Damn Band in the Land! Our series ends with an ode to the Buckeyes and the upcoming season, featuring your favorite fight songs and battle cries topped off with fireworks.

July 28, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Columbus Symphony League Presents: And That’s What Music Is …

The Country Club at Muirfield Village 8175 Muirfield Drive, Dublin, OH, United States

Join the Columbus Symphony League for a fundraiser benefitting the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra and Education Programs. Hosted by Colleen Marshall, the event features a conversation with Music Director Rossen Milanov and Concertmaster Joanna Frankel. 4 PM: Cocktail Mingle and Silent Auction 4:30 PM: Welcome Colleen Marshall for a conversation with Rossen and Joanna 5:30... Read more »

$175

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 of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in modern history. It will be a golden night with music from Star Wars, Saving Private Ryan,... 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 Lorin Maazel. Themes from The Ring’s four operas are expertly woven together, taking the listener on a journey through epic tales of mythical gods and... 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 this program in two forms: in its original version for solo piano and in a rarely-heard orchestration by Sergei Gorkachov. Up-and-coming star pianist Maxim Lando... 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' chorus is a highlight of this beloved oratorio.

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 Appalachian Spring is considered one of his finest works. Michael Daugherty’s Letters from Lincoln, written in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth,features... Read more »

MAR 14-15

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 »