Music Hall Today: General Information

SPMH gives awesome walking and virtual tours! View this historic landmark in a unique way, and maybe pick up a ghost story or some juicy historic tidbits along the way.

When you drive north on Elm Street, the expanse of red brick goes on for a full block! Music Hall is a big building -- but it's really three separate structures.

In a building the size of Music Hall, it's easy to miss the little things -- like decorative elements -- that together make Music Hall special. Even for the most prominent elegant items, such as the chandelier in Springer Auditorium, there's a story.

The acoustics in Springer Auditorium are said to be among the best in the world. Yet the auditorium has been renovated several times in Music Hall history... how has this ''room'' maintain it's auditory appeal?

How big is the stage? How many people can eat dinner comfortably in the Ballroom? How do they get those big set pieces into the hall? CAA manages Music Hall and provides the details.

The revitalization of Music Hall is underway, with the goal of creating a more welcoming and friendly historic structure. Music Hall is no stranger to even major renovations; after all, when it was first built, the main floor was flat from Elm Street to what was then the Miami-Erie Canal (now Central Parkway). Yet it's not a job anyone is taking lightly.

Ghosts in Music Hall? Really? Take a look at Music Hall's location and history and decide for yourself.


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchesta has a great webpage devoted to the renovation of Music Hall.

As we look toward a enjoying performances and activities in Music Hall in the coming years, take a moment to reflect on the past. Share your memories of special times -- from the joyful to the sentimental and everything in between.

The Rack Photography website features amazing 360-degree panoramic photos of Music Hall, three feature the interior of the Springer Auditorium, and one shows the Grand Foyer.

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