May Festival Chorus Auditions

Late Summer Auditions

Ever wanted to sing on stage with Cincinnati's own world-renowned May Festival Chorus? Now is your opportunity to join their ranks!

The Ordering of Moses

New Recording Available!

Live from Carnegie Hall in 2014. Purchase on iTunes or Amazon. Stream on Spotify. 

A New Stage in History - 1718 Music Hall Season


Music Hall’s resident companies shine in five weeks of grand opening events, beginning with the CSO Season Opener on OCT 6-7 and a Community Open House on OCT 7. 

Opening Night Review - May Festival 2017

by Mary Ellyn Hutton

There were no maypole dancers at Friday night’s opening of the 2017 Cincinnati May Festival at the Taft Theater (perhaps there was no room in the lobby of the Taft).).

Cincinnati May Festival Appoints Daniel Parsley as Conducting Fellow

Mr. Parsley to assist Director of Choruses Robert Porco

The Cincinnati May Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Parsley as May Festival Choral Conducting Fellow for the 2017-18 season

The Dream of Gerontius Review

by Mary Ellyn Hutton

Edward Elgar’s “The Dream of Gerontius” (1900) is called a sacred choral work instead of an oratorio because, unlike an oratorio, it is through-composed instead of being divided into movements. 

May Festival Dream Project

Dream with us. The May Festival presents The Dream Project on May 20 & 26 at the Taft Theatre.

May Festival 2017: Surround Yourself in Song!

MAY 19-27 at the Taft Theatre in downtown Cincinnati 
Beethoven's 9th Symphony | Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream | Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius | Bach's B Minor Mass