opening night We Preview The CSO's 2015-16 Season Opening Night Gala By Frank Johnson • Aug 21, 2015 Listen Listening... / 6:07 The start of the 2015-16 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra season is fast approaching, which means planning for the ever-popular Opening Night Gala is well-underway. Prepare for the CSO's Opening Night Gala in September By Frank Johnson • Jul 11, 2014 Listen Listening... / 5:01 The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is in full planning mode for next season’s opening night gala on September 13. Frank Johnson gets a preview of the event from Kim Kline (co-chair) and Megan Berneking (communications manager). CSO Welcomes Renée Fleming By Anne Arenstein • Sep 14, 2012 This year’s Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Night on September 18 features internationally acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming making her Cincinnati debut. As part of this special evening, the Bella Notte Gala will include cocktails and dinner prior to the concert and a dessert reception afterwards.