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Wow! Spells 2017 Constella Festival

    Posted: Nov 18, 2016 - 12:41:13 PM in: news_2016
The Constella Festival, always a choice event in Cincinnati, promises an exciting season in March 2017, with everything from piano to opera, film to bandoneon.
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Cincinnati Symphony on the Road Again

    Posted: Sep 12, 2016 - 4:31:55 PM in: news_2016
See this article by Janelle Gelfand of the Cincinnati Enquirer about 2017 tours by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
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James Conlon and the Cincinnati May Festival

    Posted: May 21, 2016 - 1:35:15 PM in: news_2016
James Conlon
James Conlon has been music director of the Cincinnati May Festival for 37 years, the longest tenure in the festival's 143-yeat history. Conlon, who retires from the post this year, leaves a distinguished legacy marked by many festival highlights and numerous firsts.

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Chamber Opera Presents Pergolesi

    Posted: Feb 5, 2016 - 4:34:56 PM in: news_2016

Interested in a unique opera held in a church venue?

Take advantage of Cincinnati Chamber Opera’s production of La Serva Padrona and Stabat Mater, a double bill written by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, an 18th century composer.  Both works will be presented on February 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Terrace Park.

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CSO Season at the Taft 2016-2017

    Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 3:59:12 PM in: news_2016
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra moves to the Taft Theatre during the renovation of Music Hall, set to begin in June, 2016. They will return to Music Hall for the 2017-2018 season.

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Schoolhouse Symphony Serves Students

    Posted: Jan 13, 2016 - 5:22:04 PM in: news_2016

Most people know about Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; not everyone knows about School House Symphony based in Cincinnati as well.

A hidden musical treasure, School House Symphony consists of six musicians who play clarinet, bass trombone, cello, flute, French horn and violin, and perform at public schools throughout the Tri‐State.

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Focus on Brahms in Cincinnati

    Posted: Jan 13, 2016 - 4:36:44 PM in: news_2016
Johannes Brahms

Brahms Fest is underway in Cincinnati.

This season and next, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will perform all four of his symphonies, as well as other works by Brahms. In addition, the CSO is partnering with other Cincinnati organizations to present a cornucopia of his music.

The event honors Cincinnati’s German roots.

This season and next, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will perform all four of his symphonies, as well as other works by Brahms. In addition, the CSO is partnering with other Cincinnati organizations to present a cornucopia of his music.

The event honors Cincinnati’s German roots.

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Music in Cincinnati's Best of 2015

    Posted: Jan 5, 2016 - 4:39:55 PM in: news_2016

It’s that time of year again: looking back on one’s favorite events of the year just past. Here is a baker’s dozen of Music in Cincinnati’s 2015 highlights

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Music in the Chapel Series: 2015 - 2016 at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

    Posted: Dec 21, 2015 - 11:31:23 AM in: news_2015

The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Hyde Park offers a Music in the Chapel concert series every year.  The programs are free and open to the public.

Music Director L. Brett Scott met with a Music Committee to determine programs for the Music in the Chapel 2015 – 2016 series.  The committee decided they wanted a wide variety of music to present to the public and to the parish.  Opening program on October 11 was a jazz concert by University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music students.   

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"Opera Fusion: New Works" to Continue

    Posted: Oct 11, 2015 - 5:11:21 PM in: news_2015
The Transept
"Opera Fusion: New Works," the groundbreaking collaboration between Cincinnati Opera and the opera department at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music designed to nurture new American opera will continue thanks to the renewal of a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Since its beginning in 2011, the initiative has presented six new operas in workshop and will continue this fall with "Shalimar the Clown" with music by Jack Perla and libretto by Rajiv Joseph. A free public reading of excerpts from the work will take place at the newly renovated Transept in Over-the-Rhine.

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CSO's "One City, One Symphony" Returns

    Posted: Oct 10, 2015 - 6:47:57 PM in: news_2015
Louis Langrée
"One City, One Symphony," a Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra project inaugurated in November, 2012, returns to Music Hall in Cincinnati Nov. 13 and 14 at Music Hall. 
Inaugurated in 2012 to welcome Louis Langrée, then CSO music director designate, “One City, One Symphony” comprises a series of events leading up to the concert itself. They include listening parties, distribution of materials and broadcasts by WGUC 90.9 FM of recordings of works to be heard on the concert. For the first time, a poetry contest will be part of the project.   - [Read more]

CSO "Stories in Concert" Begins with Berlioz

    Posted: Oct 1, 2015 - 1:19:24 PM in: news_2015
Louis Langrée
If you remember Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s concerts on television during the 1950s and 60s, you have some idea of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra music director Louis Langrée’s new “Stories in Concert” series.  The series was inaugurated with Hector Berlioz' "Symphonie fantastique" Sept. 27 at Music Hall.

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Bachtoberfest: Third Annual Cincinnati Bach Festival

    Posted: Sep 28, 2015 - 10:42:43 AM in: news_2015
Johann Sebastian Bach
The third annual Cincinnati Bach Festival, dubbed Bachtoberfest, moves from spring to fall this year, with concerts in multiple venues throughout Greater Cincinnati Oct. 4-31..

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Chamber Orchestra Announces Music Director Finalists

    Posted: Sep 19, 2015 - 2:19:15 PM in: news_2015
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra has announced finalists for the post of music director, to take effect in the fall of 2016. They are Donato Cabrera, Sarah Ioannides, Kelly Kuo, Daniel Meyer and Eckart Preu.
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Family Friendly Celebrations Mark 10th Anniversary of ChamberPalooza!

    Posted: Aug 20, 2015 - 8:43:56 PM in: news_2015
Ohio River Brass Quintet. Drew Ziemba, trumpet.Emily Toth, horn.Photo by Susan Pace.
Introduce yourself and your family to chamber music late this summer and early fall.  The Chamber Music Network of Greater Cincinnati, a non-profit organization of local chamber music presenters, performers and supporters, offers its celebrations of chamber music on August 23 and September 5.
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