Cincinnati Symphony announces 2022-23 season: world premieres, “Black Panther” screening, “Peer Gynt”

Posted on: February 22, 2022

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Louis Langrée in rehearsal, 2021.

“The Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops orchestras announced their 2022-2023 seasons Tuesday morning,” writes David Lyman in Tuesday’s (2/22) Cincinnati Enquirer. “The CSO’s season is a robust mix of masterworks, premieres, luminary guest performers and visiting conductors…. The Cincinnati Pops … season … mixes celebrations of women in song and a Holiday Pops appearance of the Annie Moses Band, along with [a celebration of] the 100th anniversary of Judy Garland’s birth. Senegalese tama player Massamba Diop was the star of Ludwig Göransson’s 2019 … score for ‘Black Panther.’ He will join the Cincinnati Pops when it accompanies a live screening of the film in March 2023.… The season is scheduled to see the full-season, in-person return of the Young People’s Concerts and the Family Lollipops Concerts. Classical Roots will be back, as will CSO Proof, the orchestra’s incubator for innovative concert formats…. The promise of moving beyond the uncertainty of the past two years inspired [Music Director Louis] Langrée’s season-opening concerts on Sept. 24-25 [with the] May Festival Chorus and [vocal] soloists [in] Mahler’s … Symphony No. 2.” The season will include world premieres by Samuel Adams and Courtney Bryan and a staged performance of Grieg’s Peer Gynt.