Planning Your Visit

2017 Season Performance Venue

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

We also perform and present events throughout the year at various venues around the city. Please visit In the Community for details.

Patro­n Amenities

Please visit the Aronoff Center’s Directions & Parking page for more information.

Additional parking information is available from Downtown Cincinnati, Inc.

Note: Donors at the $3000 level or above are eligible for complimentary parking for the 2016 season. Please contact Sneja Tomassian, Director of Development, for details.

English translations are projected above the stage for every performance.

Opera Insights Pre-Performance Lectures
Overviews and insights into the evening’s opera are presented one hour prior to the performance (evening performances: 6:30 p.m.; matinees: 2 p.m.). Admission is FREE to all ticket holders.

Late Seating
Performances begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. for evening events, and 3 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Latecomers must wait to be seated until the appropriate interval.

Taxi Service
Taxi service may be reserved by placing a request before the show or during intermission at the Aronoff Center information desk.

Opera Is Accessible
Assistive listening devices and audio description are available at the Aronoff Center information desk. Accessible seating is available by calling (513) 241-2742.

Preferred Hotel
Cincinnati Opera recommends 21c Museum Hotel CincinnatiHilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel, and Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. Cincinnati Opera patrons are eligible to receive a special rate, based on availability. Click here for details.


Snack Time
A selection of snacks and beverages are available at Aronoff Center concession service areas.

Follow these links for detailed lists of a Cincinnati restaurants, cafes, and bars:



Preferred Restaurants
The following restaurants are preferred restaurants that accept Cincinnati Opera’s 2015 Delizioso Card.

The Delizioso Card is gifted to Cincinnati Opera donors of $150 and above. Card-holders receive special discounts to area restaurants throughout the Opera’s summer festival season. For more information about donor benefits or to make a donation to Cincinnati Opera, click here.

For businesses interested in more information about participating in the Delizioso card program, please contact Michelle Devine at (513) 768-5565 or