Last month, CCM mounted a unique multimedia production of Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust). If you missed this E-Media, Choral and Orchestral collaboration, here is a glimpse of the production that critics have hailed as “extraordinary.”

The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s Janelle Gelfand writes of the performance: “It was ambitious for students to tackle, and they rose to the occasion. For the listener, it was a revelation to hear this rarely-performed work, and there were some truly thrilling moments.” Read the full review on Gelfand’s Arts in Focus blog.

Music In Cincinnati‘s Mary Ellyn Hutton writes: “It was a splendid performance, vocally, instrumentally and as an example of what a great conservatory can do. It was also attuned to its mission, even its duty, as an academic institution, to experiment.” Read the full review on Music in Cincinnati’s website.

You can learn more about the production’s video elements courtesy of the Cincinnati Enquirer here or read our interview with CCM E-Media faculty member Raul Barcelona here.

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