Planning Your Visit
English translations are projected above the stage for every performance.
Opera is Accessible
Assistive listening devices and audio description are available at the Music Hall coat room. Accessible seating is available by calling (513) 241-2742. A passenger elevator is located in the North Lobby.
To reach a patron during a performance, call (513) 744-3270 (coat room) or (513) 744-3240 (security desk) and leave a message. The patron will be contacted at the earliest opportunity. Important advice: Please leave your section, row, and seat number(s) with anyone who may need to contact you.
Taxi service may be reserved by placing a request before the show or during intermission with the concierge in the Music Hall coat room.
Performances begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. for Sunday matinees). Latecomers must wait to be seated until the appropriate interval.
Opera Insights Pre-Performance Lectures
Overviews and insights into the evening’s opera are presented by The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director Evans Mirageas. Opera Insights take place at 6:30 p.m. (2 p.m. for Sunday matinees).
Cincinnati Opera recommends the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel. Cincinnati Opera patrons are eligible to receive a special rate during June and July 2014.
Please check back at this page for details on how to reserve.
A selection of sandwiches and snacks are available at the North Lobby bar.
Downtown Dining Recommendations
For a detailed list of a downtown Cincinnati restaurants, cafes, and bars, please visit www.downtowncincinnati.com.
The following restaurants are preferred restaurants that accept Cincinnati Opera’s 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.
Businesses interested in more information about participating in the Delizioso card program, please contact Aaren Ballinger at (513) 768-5565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.