CityBeat and Express Cincinnati Spotlight CCM Fall Performances

CityBeat and Express Cincinnati both published their Fall Arts Previews this week and several upcoming CCM performances made their lists of “must see” events!

CityBeat paid special attention to this fall’s Opera Fusion workshops, produced in collaboration with Cincinnati Opera, along with our Mainstage production of the rock musical Chess. Read the previews here.

Express Cincinnati singled out the Ariel Quartet’s debut performance as CCM quartet-in-residence (Sept. 11), along with our Beethoven Festival (Sept. 14 – Oct. 12) and our presentation of J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor collaboration with the Constella Festival (Oct. 28). Read the full issue online here.

CCM proudly presents over 100 performing arts events this fall. Stay tuned for a full list of events next week!

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Opera Fusion: New Works Now Accepting Applications For 2012 Workshops

CCM and Cincinnati Opera are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for two Opera Fusion: New Works workshops to be held October 18-28 and November 5-15, 2012. Opera Fusion: New Works, a program designed to foster the development of new American operas, is made possible by a three-year, $300,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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CET Arts Channel Broadcasts CCM E-Media’s Performing Arts/Digital Future Panel Discussion

Earlier this year, CCM’s Electronic Media Division hosted Performing Arts/Digital Future, a panel of opera production and marketing experts gathered to examine the impact of the Metropolitan Opera’s live HD broadcasts in movie theatres across the country. Panelists included:

  • Marc Scorca, President and CEO, OPERA America
  • Patricia Beggs, General Director/CEO, Cincinnati Opera
  • Marcus Kuchle, Director of Artistic Operations, Cincinnati Opera
  • Robin Guarino, CCM Opera Department Chair and opera director
  • Marjorie Fox, CCM Electronic Media Division Head, moderator

CET’s Digital Arts channel will be broadcasting this panel discussion at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29. on channel 48.3 (Time Warner channel 987).

Learn more about the panel discussion here or visit the CET Connect website for more detailed scheduling information.

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Opera Fusion Featured on WVXU’s ‘Around Cincinnati’ This Weekend

Tune into WVXU‘s “Around Cincinnati” at 7 p.m. this Sunday for an interview with CCM’s Robin Guarino and Cincinnati Opera‘s Marcus Küchle.

They will discuss the groundbreaking Opera Fusion: New Works program with Anne Arenstein and announce the first composer from this historic collaboration!

Learn more about Sunday’s program here.

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CCM Fall 2011 Calendar of Major Events – Updates

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.
You can always find the most up-to-date information on CCM’s calendar of events at ccm.uc.edu.
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CCM Announces Fall 2011 Calendar of Major Events

Photography by Scott Belck.

CCM is delighted to announce its fall schedule of major performances. Beginning Wednesday, September 28 CCM will present over 50 events, ranging from faculty and guest artist concerts to fully supported opera and musical theatre productions.

Download a digital copy of our Fall Quarterly Calendar of Events today!

Whether it’s a swinging tribute to Frank Sinatra, a festival showcasing the talents of two Russian powerhouse composers, the regional premiere of a drama co-produced with The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, a world premiere produced in partnership with Cincinnati Opera, a revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved Oklahoma! or a holiday-themed choral extravaganza, CCM’s fall schedule of performing arts events offers dozens of opportunities to be mesmerized and delighted.

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