Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra
Music to Enrich the Cultural Life
A professional orchestra with the mission to enrich the cultural life.
Founded in 1964 with the mission to enrich the cultural life of the citizens of Ridgefield and surrounding communities by presenting orchestral concerts of the highest artistic quality. The RSO also strives to increase the appreciation for music through community involvement and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities.
Yuga Cohler, Music Director
Yuga Cohler was named Music Director of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra in January 2018 and made his debut at the May 5, 2018 concert at Anne S. Richardson Auditorium at Ridgefield High School.
Having recently completed his tenure as music director of the Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) Debut Chamber Orchestra, Maestro Cohler came to international prominence with his creation of Yeethoven, an orchestral concert comparing the works of Beethoven and Kanye West, which received widespread acclaim from such media outlets as TIME Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Associated Press, and Rolling Stone, and produced by Lincoln Center in January 2018.