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Music: Makr performs Georg Friedrich Haas' In iij. Noct.

0 Comments · Monday, April 23, 2012
Georg Friedrich Haas’s In iij. Noct. goes where no string quartet has gone before. The performers will be seated in the theater’s four corners, the house lights will be doused and Makr will take o  

eighth blackbird Honors Philip Glass at MusicNOW

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Composer Philip Glass turned 75 on Jan. 31. The party continues this weekend in Cincinnati, starting with the wildly innovative, Grammy Award-winning sextet eighth blackbird’s appearance at MusicNOW on Thursday. Glass himself will join 8bb during the first half of the performance.   

Event: Bonia Shur Tribute Concert

0 Comments · Monday, March 19, 2012
Bonia Shur’s compositions are heard in virtually every Reform Jewish congregation throughout the world, but you don’t have to be Jewish to love his music — religious and secular groups of every   

Onstage: Don Giovanni

1 Comments · Monday, February 6, 2012
 Mozart’s Don Giovanni has all the hallmarks of his legendary literary counterpart: a freewheeling hedonist and serial lover with 2,065 alleged amorous conquests copiously recorded by his se  

Onstage: concert:nova Presents Shut Up and Play the Zappa!

0 Comments · Thursday, January 19, 2012
 “A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians,” Frank Vincent Zappa, modern master, composer,  

Local Chamber Ensemble concert:nova Does Zappa

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 18, 2012
This weekend, Zappa’s music gets the help of musicians who are very much on to the molecules. Leave it to the innovative ensemble concert:nova to present Shut Up and Play the Zappa! featuring chamber pieces by Zappa and his musical mentors, as well as covers of his Rock music, at the 20th Century Theater in Oakley.  

Onstage: Tiempo Libre

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 17, 2012
There’ll be smoke on the floorboards at Music Hall when Tiempo Libre joins the Cincinnati Pops for A Night in Havana with high voltage Afro-Cuban rhythms and mashups of Classical, Jazz and Latin Ame  

Onstage: Knox presents Bach's Christmas Oratorio

0 Comments · Thursday, December 15, 2011
If you’ve had all you can Handel but need a Baroque oratorio to get you in the holiday spirit, look no further than Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. It’s not about competition with Me  

Onstage: Doubt

0 Comments · Thursday, November 10, 2011
At the end of John Patrick Shanley’s multi-award winning play and film Doubt, the formidable Sister Aloysius cries, “Oh, Sister James. I have doubts! I have such doubts!” Those two short lines a  

Creating a New Canon

Cincinnati Opera, CCM collaborate on Opera Fusion production of Doubt

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 9, 2011
At the end of John Patrick Shanley’s multi-award winning play and film Doubt, the formidable Sister Aloysius cries, “Oh, Sister James. I have doubts! I have such doubts!” Those two short lines are laden with pathos, emotion and high drama. It sounds operatic — and it will be. Opera Fusion: New Works chose the drama of struggle for faith and power for its inaugural workshop production, with libretto by Shanley and the score by protean composer Douglas Cuomo.