CCM Musical Theatre Celebrates Distinguished Chair with Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’

Chris Blem, Victoria Cook and Michelle Rombola in CCM's Mainstage Production of 'Into the Woods.' Photography by Mark Lyons.

Chris Blem, Victoria Cook and Michelle Rombola in CCM's Mainstage Production of 'Into the Woods.' Photography by Mark Lyons.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Patricia A. Corbett Distinguished Chair of Musical Theatre, CCM’s Mainstage Musical Theatre Series continues its 2011-2012 season with Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods. The award-winning pairing of new and existing fairy-tales with Sondheim’s witty music and lyrics runs February 23-26 and March 1-4 in Patricia Corbett Theater in CCM Village.

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CCM Slideshows: Don Giovanni

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CCM’s Mainstage Opera Season opened last evening with Mozart’s extraordinary take on the Don Juan legend, Don Giovanni.

The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s Janelle Gelfand includes the opera in her round up of entertainment options for a Valentine treat here and CityBeat‘s Anne Arenstein provides a similar recommendation here.

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CCM’s Annual PRISM Concert: A Musical Trip Around the World

CCM's Wind Symphony. Image by UC Photographic Services.

CCM's Wind Symphony. Image by UC Photographic Services.

CCM presents the 15th annual Prism Concert on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. in Corbett Auditorium. This concert event features the CCM Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, Percussion Ensemble and many others performing an eclectic mix of music from around the world. Glenn D. Price and Terence Milligan conduct.

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CCM Presents Romantic Dramatic Legend ‘The Damnation of Faust’

Footage by Raul Barcelona.

CCM’s Chamber Choir, Chorale, Philharmonia Orchestra and Cincinnati Children’s Choir combine for an unforgettable performance of the grand and romantic The Damnation of Faust. Hector Berlioz’s imaginative work will be presented at Corbett Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, featuring cinematic visual elements that are the result of collaboration with CCM’s Division of Electronic Media.

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Re-Imagined ‘Don Giovanni’ Opens CCM’s Mainstage Opera Series

Photography by Mark Lyons.

CCM opens its Mainstage opera series with one of the most performed and revered operas in the entire repertoire, Mozart’s Don Giovanni. CCM Professor of Opera and Distinguished Artist in Residence Nicholas Muni directs the talented students of CCM in this timeless tale of a philandering man, his many conquests and his ultimate condemnation. Don Giovanni runs February 9-12 in CCM’s Patricia Corbett Theater on the University of Cincinnati campus.

Note: This production features adult themes and situations and is intended for mature audiences.

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CCM Announces Special YP Ticket Pricing for ‘A Moveable Feast’ Event

CCM is offering specially priced YP tickets for this month’s “Moveable Feast” extravaganza. The one-of-a-kind event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, and features bite-sized performances by CCM’s “stars of tomorrow,” along with cocktails and dinner-by-the-bite.

Tickets are just $50 each of Young Professionals (ages 40 and under). Tickets are $75 each for “Friends of CCM” Members and $100 each for the general public. Learn more here.

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