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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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Summermusik to Debut in Cincinnati

    Posted: Aug 1, 2015 - 12:15:57 PM in: news_2015
A brand new summer festival, Summermusik, presented by the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, debuts in Cincinnati August 15 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts downtown. The three-part series includes concerts by the Chamber Orchestra, chamber music matinees and nighttime "Chamber Crawl" events at bars in Greater Cincinnati.

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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
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
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
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
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
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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