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CSO/CCM Program Designed to Increase Minorities in Orchestras

    Posted: Jul 18, 2015 - 4:00:57 PM in: news_2015
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music are taking action to help increase the representation of African-American and Latino musicians in the nation's symphony orchestras. Beginning in 2016, the CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Program will entail performances with the CSO. mentorship by CSO musicians, and simultaneous enrollment in a master's or artist diploma degree program at CCM.
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"Morning Star" to Debut in Cincinnati

    Posted: Jun 22, 2015 - 12:49:10 PM in: news_2015
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It has been more than half a century since Cincinnati Opera presented a world premiere. Making its debut June 30 is "Morning Star" by Ricky Ian Gordon, with seven performances through July 19 at in Corbett Theater at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
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Ukrainian Wins Cincinnati World Piano Competition

    Posted: Jun 14, 2015 - 12:41:12 PM in: news_2015, reviews_2015
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Artem Yasynskyy
Ukraine took the gold in the Cincinnati World Piano Competition July 13 in Corbett Auditorium at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Winning $20,000 in cash and a solo recital in New York City was Ukrainian born Artem Yasynskyy, 26, with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1.
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Summer Music in Cincinnati

    Posted: May 19, 2015 - 11:49:12 AM in: news_2015
Music  in the summertime in Cincinnati is as rich as it is at any other time of year. Here is a rundown of what's coming up for the summer of 2015.
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Cincinnati Opera, concert:nova Enter Strategic Partnership

    Posted: Apr 14, 2015 - 4:27:37 PM in: news_2015
Cincinnati Opera and the chamber ensemble concert:nova will share resources under a new strategic partnership, the first of its kind for either company and the outgrowth of previous collaborations between the two.
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Concert:nova teams with Elementz for Hip Hop

    Posted: Apr 13, 2015 - 2:59:42 PM in: news_2015
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Members of concert:nova rehearsing with Elementz
The chamber ensemble concert:nova, ever in the vanguard, blends hip hop with classical music to close their season April 14 at Woodward Theatre in Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati. Partnering with them in "John's Book of Alleged Dances" by John Adams are dancers from Elementz Studio KRE8V.

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CCM Mainstage Season Announced

    Posted: Mar 6, 2015 - 9:13:47 PM in: news_2015
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The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music has announced mainstage programming for its 2015-2016 season.
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Paavo Järvi: Globe-Trotting Maestro

    Posted: Feb 27, 2015 - 3:28:00 PM in: news_2015
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Paavo Järvi
Estonian-born conductor Paavo Järvi gets around the world in more ways than one: through his travels to podiums far and wide and through his 80-plus recordings.

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Constella Promises Creativity, Variety

    Posted: Feb 19, 2015 - 5:11:42 PM in: news_2015
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Tatiana Berman
One of the brightest new festivals in Cincinnati in recent years has been the Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts.  Founded in 2011 by artistic director/violinist Tatiana Berman, the festival, which has traditionally partnered with numerous other arts organizations, returns in April for its fourth season, with its core offerings presented by Constella itself.

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February (2015) is .. .

    Posted: Feb 1, 2015 - 12:00:41 PM in: news_2015, calendar
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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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Cincinnati's Early Music Festival to Feature Rich Variety of Music

    Posted: Jan 30, 2015 - 2:30:53 PM in: news_2015
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Cincinnati's Early Music Festival, presented by Catacoustic Consort, returns for its third year with a wealth of offerings from the Middle Ages to the Baroque periods, including operas by Claudio Monteverdi and George Frederick Handel. Concerts will take place at a variety of venues including the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and houses of worship throughout Greater Cincinnati.   - [Read more]

December (2014) is . . .

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

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Panuccio Returns for Fifth "O Holy Night"

    Posted: Nov 27, 2014 - 12:46:37 PM in: news_2014
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Tenor Marco Panuccio, nominated for an Emmy this year for his show "O Holy Night: An Evening of Holiday Song," returns to Cincinnati and six other cities this season for his fifth holiday event.

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Cincinnati's Corbett Foundation Makes Final Gift

    Posted: Nov 7, 2014 - 3:20:36 PM in: news_2014
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J. Ralph and Patricia Corbett
Cincinnati's legendary Corbett Foundation, which closed its doors in August, has made it final gift, $1 million to benefit the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

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November (2014) is . . .

    Posted: Nov 4, 2014 - 4:14:32 PM in: calendar, news_2014
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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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