Community Sing event

May Festival Rehearsal Room, Music Hall - Free

Raise your voice alongside the May Festival Chorus during Handel’s Messiah on May 26, 2018 and at our MessiahCommunity Sing on January 20, 2018!

May Festival Announces Details for its 2018 Return to Renovated Music Hall

New Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena makes exciting May Festival debut

Welcome to the May Festival’s first season in Music Hall following the building’s incredible renovation. We are thrilled to invite you back to this treasured National Historic Landmark, originally constructed for the May Festival.

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. 

May Festival Youth Auditions

Sundays in January

Sign up for May Festival Youth Auditions in 2018

How to Sing with the May Festival Chorus in 2018

Ever dream of singing with the May Festival or in Music Hall? There are several ways to be part of the 2018 May Festival season! 

A storm in 1873 'built' Music Hall.

CSO, May Festival team to recreate fateful concert

If it weren't for a stormy night and a tin roof, would Cincinnati have Music Hall? 

For the finale of the five-weekend celebration of the $143 million restoration of the building, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is turning to the venerable hall’s genesis.

May Festival Dream Project

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