Surround Yourself in Song

GAMES OF THRONES

Fri May 24 • MUSIC HALL


Mahler and Mussorgsky master their voice in works of cautionary tales of fate.

BACH'S ST. MATTHEW PASSION

Sat May 25 • MUSIC HALL


J.S. Bach’s revered masterpiece paints the Passion with relentless drama and inventive perfection.

Pulling Out All The Stops


The May Festival’s new custom-built organ makes its debut at the May 25 performance of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.

Q&A with James Conlon


Conductor James Conlon led the May Festival for 37 years and returns for the 2019 Festival as Music Director Laureate to lead Mahler and Mussorgsky.  

The City That Sings

Fanfare Cincinnati Podcast


This May Festival has something for everyone. On this episode, we hear about the exciting array of concerts from May Festival’s Juanjo Mena and Matthew Swanson.