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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Famed Classical Guitarist Oscar Ghiglia Returns To CCM April 1

CCM welcomes guest artist Ghiglia, Oscar on Sunday, April 1.

CCM welcomes guest artist Ghiglia, Oscar on Sunday, April 1.

On Sunday, April 1, Italian classical guitar virtuoso Oscar Ghiglia celebrates his 38th annual residency at CCM with a solo recital of his concert favorites. The concert begins at 4 p.m. in CCM’s Robert J. Werner Recital Hall.

A graduate of Santa Cecilia’s Conservatory of Rome and an apprentice of the influential classical guitar master Andrés Segovia, Ghiglia is the founder of the Guitar Departments at the Aspen Music Festival, the Festival de Musique des Arcs and the “Incontri Chitarristici di Gargnano.”

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CCM’s Joel Hoffman Selected for Copland House Residency

CCM Professor of Composition Joel Hoffman

CCM Professor of Composition Joel Hoffman

CCM Professor of Composition Joel Hoffman was one of ten composers selected for a coveted, all-expenses-paid residency at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark house in New York’s lower Hudson Valley. Copland House Artistic and Executive Director Michael Boriskin announced the winners of the 2011-12 Aaron Copland Awards, chosen from 90 applicants in 23 states. This year’s eminent jury consisted of composers Steven Stucky and Robert Beaser and violinist Curtis Macomber.

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