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Holiday: Amahl and the Night Visitors

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Amahl and the Night Visitors is Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s annual holiday gift, a multi-media extravaganza of the Christmas classic originally written for television in 1951.   

Cincinnati Camerata Devotes Annual Concert to the Virgin Mary

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
This time of year there’s an endless menu of Christmas music, from carols to oratorios to pageants, centuries old and newly composed.  

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.   

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...  

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.   

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...