Cincinnati Ballet http://wvxu.org en Celebrating 50 years with Maestro Carmon DeLeone at The Carnegie http://wvxu.org/post/celebrating-50-years-maestro-carmon-deleone-carnegie <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s been a conductor in the Greater Cincinnati area for 50 years. Currently he is music director for the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati Ballet</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Middletown (OH) Symphony</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Conductor Laureate of the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He’s </span><a href="https://www.cballet.org/about/cdeleone" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Carmon DeLeone</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and his half-century will be feted on May 22 at </span><a href="http://www.thecarnegie.com/inconcert.php" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>The Carnegie</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with special guest, Broadway veteran and Covington native </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Roy_Reams" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Lee Roy Reams</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Brian O’Donnell speaks with the maestro about his long career and his unending love of music.</span></p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 05:00:30 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 26653 at http://wvxu.org Celebrating 50 years with Maestro Carmon DeLeone at The Carnegie Cincinnati Ballet Second Company http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-ballet-second-company <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wcpo.com/" target="_blank">WCPO</a> Reporter for Arts &amp; Culture Matt Peiken followed the <a href="https://www.cballet.org/CBII" target="_blank">Second Company</a> of the <a href="https://www.cballet.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Ballet</a> between October 2013 and April 2014, documenting the path of six dancers working fulltime for no pay as they competed for contracts as apprentices. Matt Peikin and dancer Samantha Nagy-Chow join us to talk about the Second Company, and the documentary. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 26126 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Ballet Second Company Cincinnati Struts its Stuff in NYC http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-struts-its-stuff-nyc <p>The Cincinnati Symphony, Ballet, May Festival, CCM, most of the city’s major arts groups are joining members of the business community and heading to New York City for a week of performances and get-togethers. <a href="http://www.cincyinnyc.com/" target="_blank">Cincy in NYC</a> kicks off May 6, as Cincinnati struts its stuff in the Big Apple. <a href="https://www.cballet.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Ballet </a>Artistic Director &amp; CEO Victoria Morgan,<a href="http://www.cincyusa.com/" target="_blank"> Cincinnati USA Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau</a> Vice President for Communications &amp; Strategic Development, Julie Calvert, and Trevor Hamilton, vice president of Economic Development with <a href="http://www.cincinnatiusa.org/about-us/staff-directory/" target="_blank">REDI Cincinnati,</a> the regional economic development initiative directed by the <a href="http://www.cincinnatiusa.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber</a>, talk about what went into the effort, and what New Yorkers can expect to see and hear from the Queen City. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 25885 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Struts its Stuff in NYC A preview of one of Cincinnati's great holiday traditions - The Nutcracker http://wvxu.org/post/preview-one-cincinnatis-great-holiday-traditions-nutcracker <p>One of Cincinnati’s great holiday traditions is the <a href="https://www.cballet.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Ballet</strong></a>’s production of <a href="https://www.cballet.org/50/nutcracker"><strong>The Nutcracker</strong></a>. The ballet’s prima ballerina, <a href="https://www.cballet.org/thecompany/hairston"><strong>Sarah Hairston</strong></a>, joins our Anne Arenstein with a preview of this year’s production, and talks about some of her favorite roles in Tchaikovsky's classic.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 05:00:30 +0000 Anne Arenstein 18912 at http://wvxu.org A preview of one of Cincinnati's great holiday traditions - The Nutcracker Cincinnati Ballet Celebrates 50 http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-ballet-celebrates-50 <p></p><p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 16:50:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 17060 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Ballet Celebrates 50