From left-to-right: Vivian Montgomery, harpsichord; vocalists: James Onstad, Derrell Acon and Xi Wang; Jennifer Roig-Francoli, Baroque violin; and Annalisa Pappano, viola da gamba. Photography by Dottie Stover.

From left-to-right: Vivian Montgomery, harpsichord; vocalists: James Onstad, Derrell Acon and Xi Wang; Jennifer Roig-Francoli, Baroque violin; and Annalisa Pappano, viola da gamba. Photography by Dottie Stover.

CET Cincinnati Public Television will premiere Monteverdi from CCM at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, on the CET Arts channel. This program is part of an exciting new collaboration between CCM and CET, which will bring CCM’s world-class performances to PBS viewers throughout the Greater Cincinnati viewing area.

You can read more about this collaboration here.

Monteverdi from CCM was shot on location in CCM Village in November of 2012. The performance features CCM’s Chamber Choir, Early Music faculty members, students and guest artists presenting highlights from Claudio Monteverdi’s Madrigals of Love and War and Selva Morale e Spirituale.

You can learn more about the November performance here.

Monteverdi from CCM is scheduled to air on the CET Arts channel during the following times:

  • 8 – 9:30 p.m. Sunday, May 12
  • 8 – 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 13
  • 1 – 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 13
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 13
  • 10 – 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14
  • 3 – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14
  • 10 – 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14

For additional information and the most up-to-date broadcast information, please visit CETConnect.org.

About the Monteverdi Project
The Monteverdi Project was conceived and initiated by Earl Rivers, CCM’s Director of Choral Studies, following the success of CCM’s Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 concert in November 2010. The Project has since engaged regional, national and international Early Music artist-performers and specialists to coach, rehearse and perform with fifty talented graduate and undergraduate CCM students in highlights from the collections of sacred music and secular music by the greatest Italian composer of the Early Baroque, Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643).

About CET
CET is Greater Cincinnati’s leading provider of education and enrichment in both living rooms and classrooms, reaching more than 2 million residents, 470,000 students and 37,000 teachers. Through PBS, local programming, CETconnect.org, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and professional development for teachers, CET positively impacts our community with rich and diverse resources. CET was the first licensed educational television station in the nation, the first high-definition public station in Ohio and, through CETconnect.org, the first public television station to offer a community-based public media on-demand service. For more information about CET, CET Arts or CET Create, visit www.CETconnect.org.

CET serves viewers and residents in the following counties: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Springfield and Warren in Ohio; Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Switzerland, Union and Wayne in Indiana; Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Kenton, Owen, Mason, Pendleton, Robertson, Scott and Trimble in Kentucky.

CCM Season Presenting Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation

Community Sponsor: ArtsWave

Monteverdi Masterworks Sponsor: The Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation

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