CCM Fall 2013 Calendar of Major Events – October and November Updates

Please note the following corrections and updates to CCM’s schedule of major events for the fall:

  • The free screening of the Benjamin Britten bio film A Time There Was originally scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, has been rescheduled. In its place, CCM will present a free public screening of the Tony Palmer directed Leonard Cohen documentary film Bird on a Wire.
  • The film A Time There Was will now be screened at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, in the MainStreet Cinema of UC’s Tangeman University Center.
  • Due to the above rescheduling, the free screening of the cinematic adaptation of Benjamin Britten’s opera Death in Venice originally scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, has been cancelled. This screening will not be rescheduled.
View a complete schedule of CCM’s Benjamin Britten Centenary Celebration here. You can always find the most up-to-date information on CCM’s calendar of events at ccm.uc.edu. Define your inspiration at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music.
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CCM Celebrates Benjamin Britten at 100 With Special Events

'Spring Symphony' composer Benjamin Britten, circa 1949. Photography by Roland Haupt; courtesy of www.britten100.org.

Composer Benjamin Britten, circa 1949. Photography by Roland Haupt; courtesy of http://www.britten100.org.

CCM celebrates the 100th anniversary of composer, conductor and pianist Benjamin Britten with a pair of free film screenings, a Mainstage Opera production, a concert performance and a special guest lecture by acclaimed film director Tony Palmer.

Beginning on Thursday, Oct. 24, and running through what would be Benjamin Britten’s 100th birthday on Friday, Nov. 22, CCM’s Britten Centenary Celebration includes a guest lecture by filmmaker Tony Palmer, free public screenings of the films Nocturne and A Time There Wasplus a Mainstage Series production of Britten’s two-act opera Owen Wingrave.

The celebration culminates with a birthday concert on Nov. 22 by the CCM Philharmonia featuring the orchestral showpiece The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, narrated by special guest Santa J. Ono, PhD, President of the University of Cincinnati.

Please see individual listings below for additional information on the festival’s public events.

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