Musical Theatre graduate Sara Gettelfinger appears in the Lincoln Center Theater’s world premiere of John Guare’s sprawling drama A Free Man of Color, which begins previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater Oct. 21.
Continuing the spirit of Halloween, CCM Opera Theatre and the Philharmonia Orchestra join forces to present a fully staged concert version of Benjamin Britten’s operatic thriller, The Turn of the Screw, in the Patricia Corbett Theater on the University of Cincinnati campus from November 5-7, 2010.
At 8 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 30, CCM’s Musical Theatre Department will join a costumed Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and the Winton Woods High School Varsity Ensemble for a night of Halloween-themed music at Music Hall, including “ghostly” classical pieces from Bach, Grieg and Wagner along with popular music from The Addams Family, Phantom of the Opera, The Twilight Zone and Ghostbusters.
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!
On Sunday, Oct. 24, CCM’s Choral Studies Program presents a very special concert event. “Elmer Thomas’ 80th Birthday Concert” celebrates CCM Professor Emeritus and Choral Studies-founder Elmer Thomas. Thomas was a member of CCM’s faculty from 1966-1995, elevating the Choral Studies Program to international recognition during that time. His birthday concert will feature the CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale, UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, Cincinnati Children’s Choir and Vocal Arts Ensemble performing a variety of choral classics. Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Brandon Dean, Olga Artemova, Robyn Lana and Stephanie Nash conduct.
CCM Wind Studies ushers in the new school year with everything from contemporary Great Britain wind music, to staples in the American standard wind repertoire. Conductors Rodney Winther and Terence Milligan both partake in this wonderful spectrum of celebrated wind music and usher in a new school year with many celebrated works.