“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.
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...
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.
In 1994, Kazem Abdullah played clarinet in the Cincinnati Youth Symphony. Twenty years later, the CCM graduate and current music director for the city of Aachen, Germany, returns to Cincinnati for his Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra debut — as a conductor.
Since 2012, opera has been turning up at
The Famous Neons Unplugged, the Arts Center at Dunham, Westwood
Presbyterian Church and beyond. Three companies with tiny staffs and
huge ambitions demonstrate the art form’s enormous range and potential...
Don't walk. Run to the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) to catch the remaining performances of La Calisto, an opera composed in 1653 that's equal parts romance and raunch, performed by a superb cast of singers, instrumentalists and dancers who are all clearly having a wonderful time.
Composer Franceso Cavalli was savvy enough to take opera out of palaces and into public the...