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Cincinnati’s Opera Fusion Workshops New Opera

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jake Heggie is one busy composer — a rarity in itself. That he’s a busy — and successful — opera composer is even more noteworthy.  

Onstage: Great Scott

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
His latest project, Great Scott, is being intensively workshopped as part of Opera Fusion: New Works, a collaboration between Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music.   

Onstage: Hansel and Gretel

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 18, 2014
This familiar fairytale has become an equally familiar opera since its premiere in 1893.  

Onstage: MUSE

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 18, 2014
MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, always mixes it up, and their “Unresolved” program promises to challenge and entertain.   
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Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Appoints Interim Music Director

Kelly Kuo will lead the CCO in 2015

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, November 6, 2014
Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra this week announced the appointment of Kelly Kuo as Interim Music Director. Kuo will oversee the CCO's new festival format that debuts in August 2015. Currently the artistic director of the Oregon Mozart Players and the music director and conductor of the Butler Opera Center at the University of Texas in Austin, Kuo has a growing reputation as an innovative leader, edu...  
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Corbett Foundation's Final Gift Goes to CCM's Opera Department

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, November 6, 2014
In August, the Corbett Foundation announced it was closing shop, ending one of the city's most generous streams of philanthropy. It turns out that there was still one more gift in the hopper.
On Tuesday, The University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music's J. Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair of Opera received the final award of $1 million, a gift that will provide additional support...  

Dance: ZviDance/Dabke

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
“I was born and raised in northern Israel,” says ZviDance founder Zvi Gotheiner, whose modern dance company appears this weekend for the second time in Cincinnati as part of ZviDance/Dabke, presented by Contemporary Dance Theater.   
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REVIEW: concert:nova's 'Gothic Halloween'

c:n's spooky show continues on Oct. 27

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 23, 2014
Before Anne Rice and Stephen King, Edgar Allen Poe set the standard for gothic creepiness. He's the inspiration for Gothic Halloween, a terrific program of music and Poe's classic stories guaranteed to chill the blood temperatures to appropriate Halloween levels, performed with wicked glee by the adventurous ensemble concert:nova. It's an evening of music from the dark side seamlessly interwoven w...  

Onstage: The Theresienstadt Opera Project

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Cincinnati Chamber Opera presents two works performed in Theresienstadt, a Nazi concentration camp outside of Prague where Jewish artists, composers, musicians and writers were interred until they were shipped to death camps.   

Duo Igudesman & Joo Keep Audiences Laughing All the Way

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Igudesman and Joo appeared with the world’s leading orchestras, creating musical mayhem with renowned artists such as Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn, John Malkovich and Sir Roger Moore.