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Oratorio Reveals ‘State’ Secrets

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Last year, Nate May, a graduate student in composition at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, began collecting oral histories of Lower Price Hill residents. These formed the basis for his multimedia oratorio State: A Testimony to Urban Appalachia.  

Foxy Lady

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Cunning Little Vixen marks Vince DeGeorge’s first time staging an opera, and he says it’s a perfect work for his debut. The story’s mesh of animal and human worlds intrigue him; the brilliant score depicts the animal world and humanity with warm lyricism, gentle humor and an unflinching acceptance of nature’s cycle.  

Classical Music: The Cunning Little Vixen

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Cunning Little Vixen marks Vince DeGeorge’s first time staging an opera, and he says it’s a perfect work for his debut. The story’s mesh of animal and human worlds intrigue him; the brilliant score depicts the animal world and humanity with warm lyricism, gentle humor and an unflinching acceptance of nature’s cycle.  

Jean Cocteau’s Surreal Spectacle

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Following the horrific destruction of World War I, Paris countered the aftershocks with its own explosions of wildly original creativity, led by artist, writer, filmmaker and playwright Jean Cocteau.
  

CCM's ‘Salome’ Should Sizzle

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
There's a heat wave coming Friday in Corbett Auditorium. The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music concludes its “Great Decade” festival with a concert performance of Richard Strauss’ Salome.  

Onstage: Salome

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
There's a heat wave coming Friday in Corbett Auditorium. The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music concludes its “Great Decade” festival with a concert performance of Richard Strauss’ Salome.  

This Year’s Winning Classical Collaboration

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 23, 2015
There’s nothing “alleged” about my choice for 2015’s most exciting Classical music event. No other performance came close to concert:nova’s collaboration with Elementz’s Studio Kre8v.   

Singing the Women’s Journey

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
When it came to planning a concert that featured traditional and new Appalachian sounds, MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, turned to the legendary Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers, one of the few all-women Bluegrass bands in the region — or anywhere else.  

Music: Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
When it came to planning a concert that featured traditional and new Appalachian sounds, MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, turned to the legendary Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers, one of the few all-women Bluegrass bands in the region — or anywhere else.   

CSO Partners with James Darrah for Multi-Year, Multi-Media Series

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra rules when it comes to mashing up live music with images. But this week, the orchestra takes on a more formidable challenge: performing Arnold Schoenberg’s symphonic tone poem Pelléas und Mélisande with visual accompaniment of projections and video created by innovative young director, production designer and visual artist James Darrah.