Presidential Pathways / Columbus

Columbus Symphony Orchestra

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts
900 Broadway
Columbus, GA 31901

  • Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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  • CSO Clarinetist David Odom performing Mozart's Clarinet Concerto - October 15, 2016

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  • Organ Soloist Christopher Houlihan with the CSO - January 28, 2017

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  • CSU Chorale Union and Chamber Singers / Auburn University Chamber Singers - November 9, 2013

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  • Nadir Khashimov, Violin (Khashimov Plays Tchaikovsky-March 22, 2014)

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The Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was formed in 1855 and is the second orchestra founded in the nation. The CSO, under the direction of George Del Gobbo, has long been considered one of the Southeast's premier musical ensembles.

The CSO is a tenant of RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. The Symphony's performance venue, Bill Heard Theatre, seats 2,000 and provides a state-of-the-art visual and acoustical experience. We invite you to See it! Feel it! Hear it! You just have to be there! For more information about the CSO, visit or call 706-323-5059.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Price Range $5.00 to $38.00


    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site


    Free Parking

    Live Music

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available



    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options

    American Express



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Sleeping Beauty with the Columbus Ballet

    Sleeping Beauty with the Columbus Ballet

    03/16/2018 - 03/16/2018

    The CSO and the dancers of The Columbus Ballet join together for a performance of Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty." Special pre-concert activities all around the RiverCenter will make this a delightful evening for the whole family.

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  • Verdi's Requiem

    Verdi's Requiem

    04/21/2018 - 04/21/2018

    The orchestra is joined by choral forces from CSU, Auburn University, and LaGrange College in this presentation of Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece. Composed in 1874 to honor the great Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni, it is among the most frequently performed major choral works ever written. Featuring: Columbus State University Choral Union, Auburn University Chamber Choir, LaGrange College Choir, Amanda Hall (soprano), Stacey Rishoi (mezzo-soprano), J. Warren Mitchell (tenor), and N... read more