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February (2015) is .. .

    Posted: Feb 1, 2015 - 12:00:41 PM in: news_2015, calendar
February 2015 is the Cincinnati Early Music Festival, including operas by Monteverdi and Handel, Minnesota's St. Olaf Choir in its Cincinnati debut and at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Mussorgsky/Ravel's "Pictures at an Exhibition," Holst' s "The Planets" and the return of CSO music director laureate Paavo Jarvi in Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 and Lizt's Piano Concerto No. 2 with guest artist Khatia Buniatishvili.

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January (2015) is . . .

    Posted: Dec 31, 2014 - 11:48:38 AM in: calendar
Louis Langrée
January, 2015, in Cincinnati is the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus in "Carmina Burana," "West Side Story" at The Carnegie in Covington, Kentucky, the Zemlinsky Competition winner at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the latest Opera Fusion project by CCM Opera and Cincinnati Opera, Daniel Catán's "Meet John Doe."

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December (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Dec 2, 2014 - 2:51:19 PM in: news_2014, calendar
John Morris Russell
December is, well, holiday concerts, Bach, tenor Marco Panuccio, the Cincinnati Pops, "Messiah" and more.

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November (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Nov 4, 2014 - 4:14:32 PM in: calendar, news_2014
November, 2014 in Cincinnati is Louis Langrée and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, "Hansel and Gretel" and "Broadway and Bordeaux" with Faith Prince. Opera fans will also get a look at Jake Heggie's "Great Scott," a new workshop/collaboration by Cincinnati Opera and the opera department at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

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October (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Sep 30, 2014 - 2:38:21 PM in: news_2014, calendar
October in Cincinnati is opera by two of the city's fine new chamber opera companies, season debuts, chamber music, jazz, organ music, pianist Andre Watts at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and much more.

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September (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Sep 1, 2014 - 11:48:53 AM in: calendar
September in Cincinnati is the seasons. The opening of the seasons, that is, for the numerous music and arts groups in town. Leading off is the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra with Disney's "Fantasia" September 5-7 at Music Hall.

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August (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Aug 1, 2014 - 10:20:25 AM in: calendar
August in Cincinnati is LumenoCity and more. The wildly successful light and sound show, inaugurated in 2013 to welcome incoming Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra music director Louis Langrée, has been expanded, with an additional show and greater access via simulcasts and video streaming.   - [Read more]

July (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Jul 1, 2014 - 12:33:00 PM in: calendar
July, 2014, in Cincinnati is music for July 4; Cincinnati Opera's "Silent Night," a Cincinnati premiere by Kevin Puts; Cincinnati Opera's first ever baroque opera, Francesco Cavalli's 1651 "La Calisto"; the Cincinnati Pops at Riverbend Music Center;
piano and classical guitar at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; and the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra's summer series at Devou Park in Covington.
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June (2014) is . . .

    Posted: May 21, 2014 - 12:24:26 PM in: calendar
June in Cincinnati is opera. Cincinnati Opera opens its 2014 summer festival with perennial favorite "Carmen" June 12 at Music Hall. Look also for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra at Riverbend, and the 2014 World Piano Competition, which will present its finals concert June 28. Last but not least, say farewell to Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra music director Mischa Santora, who concludes his 14-year tenure with the CCO June 1 in Corbett Auditorium at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

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May (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Apr 29, 2014 - 3:22:46 PM in: calendar
herald trumpeters performing in the gallery at Music Hall before the opening of the Cincinnati May Festival (photo by Philip Groshong)
May, 2014 in Cincinnati is the annual May Festival at Music Hall -- and also at New York’s Carnegie Hall – plus closing concerts of the season by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Linton Chamber Music Series, Vocal Arts Ensemble and Kentucky Symphony Orchestra. For a real Cincinnati potpourri, head for the Big Apple itself between May 6 and 12 for a showcase of Cincinnati arts events. Information and tickets at http://www.cincyinnyc.com/index.php/events
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April (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Mar 31, 2014 - 4:04:40 PM in: calendar
April in Cincinnati is spring (maybe). Look for opera at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (Donizetti's "Don Pasquale"),"Pixar" at the Cincinnati Pops, lots of sacred music, Bach, Bernstein and what has been called a "Latin American 'Firebird,'" Alberto Ginastera’s ballet “Panambi,” by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
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March (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Feb 24, 2014 - 2:49:59 PM in: calendar
Music in Cincinnati in March, 2014, is "Les Mi
sérables" and John Adams at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the tango (Linton Music Series), Stile Antico (St. Peter in Chains Cathedral) and Music NOW and Midori at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. The month starts on a high note with Verdi's Requiem by the CSO and May Festival Chorus led by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
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February (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Jan 31, 2014 - 2:11:22 PM in: calendar
February, 2014 in Cincinnati is early music, piano, Camelot, Beethoven continued with the Ariel Quartet, Verdi's Requiem, the return of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's conductor laureate Paavo Järvi in Mahler's Symphony No. 4 a
nd much, much more.
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January (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Dec 30, 2013 - 3:33:41 PM in: calendar
January 2014 in Cincinnati is the beginning of a complete cycle of Beethoven string quartets by the Ariel Quartet, quartet-in-residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the birthday of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra music director Louis Langrèe, with a CSO concert to celebrate (Jan. 10) and to start the new year, the annual “Boar’s Head and Yule Log” Festival at Christ Episcopal Church.
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December (2013) is . . .

    Posted: Nov 23, 2013 - 4:21:02 PM in: calendar

December is holiday concerts, early music, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” “Nutcracker,” carols and lots of “Messiahs.” The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Robert Spano, leads off with a program of Vaughan-Williams and Mozart. Soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 is Jeremy Denk.

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