Anne Arenstein and Mark Gibson discuss the Saturday, March 2 double-header of Gustav Mahler’s Third and Fourth Symphonies on Cincinnati Public Radio’s Around Cincinnati!
CCM’s Kurt Weill Festival resumes this month with the Mainstage Series production of Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera (running Feb. 28 – March 10). This spring’s festival events will also include concert performances of Weill’s Kiddush (Prayer of Sanctification) and the a capella madrigal “Ho, Billy, O!” from the Weill musical Love Life. View a full schedule of festival events here. Learn more about The Threepenny Opera after the jump.
Tomorrow evening, the Ariel Quartet opens our 2012-13 series of major events with its CCM debut.
In the latest installment of WVXU’s “Around Cincinnati,” Anne Arenstein speaks with Quartet members Amit Even-Tov and Jan Grüning about the concert, the Quartet’s 10th anniversary together and their new quartet-in-residence status at CCM.
You can listen to the entire interview here.
Earlier this month, Albany Records released CCM alumnus Evan Mack’s (DMA, 2008) new American opera Angel of the Amazon for worldwide distribution.
Recorded live at premiere performances held on May 6 – 22, 2011 in New York City after preview performances in Cincinnati, Angel of the Amazon depicts Sister Dorothy Stang’s lifetime of work with the Brazilian peasant farmers in the rainforest.
You can listen to the full interview here. Performance information for The Damnation of Faust is available after the jump!
Director Richard E. Hess discussed CCM’s Mainstage Series-opening title Coram Boy with Jim Stump on this past Sunday’s installment of WVXU’s Around Cincinnati. You can listen to the full discussion here.
CCM presents Helen Edmundson’s Tony-nominated play Coram Boy beginning tomorrow evening (preview performance) and running through Oct. 30. Tickets are available via the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note the following updates to CCM’s schedule of major events for the fall:
- The Sept. 28 Faculty Artist Concert featuring Ixi Chen, Theodore Nelson and Marcus Kuchle will take place in Robert J. Werner Recital Hall. The event was previously scheduled for the Cohen Family Studio Theater.
- The Pridonoff Duo’s 30th Anniversary Concert (scheduled for Oct. 3) and the Elisabeth Pridonoff, Timothy Lees and Catherine Carroll Prokofiev and Shostakovich Festival concert (scheduled for Oct. 11) have both been cancelled due to illness. Stay tuned for rescheduled dates.
- Tickets for the Dec. 9 & 10 Preparatory Dance Concert are $10 general admission, $8 students. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Last month, CCM Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition candidate Sangbong Nam was awarded a major prize at the 2011 Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) National Conference in Miami, Florida.
Continuing our new series of CCM Audio posts, we present the CCM Jazz Ensemble performing Mean to Me.
The CCM Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band open their season this Sunday, Oct. 17, with “Big Band Celebration,” a concert featuring the landmark works of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman and more. Tickets are still available at the CCM Box Office!