CCM http://wvxu.org en The 2014 World Piano Competition begins June 22 at CCM http://wvxu.org/post/2014-world-piano-competition-begins-june-22-ccm <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Twenty-four of the world's best pianists will be in Cincinnati next week for the <strong>2014 World Piano Competition</strong>. Designed to promote and celebrate the art of classical piano music, the competition is held annually at the <a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/.html"><strong>University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music</strong></a> and attracts applicants from across the globe. Joining us to talk about the competition are U.C. College-Conservatory of Music Director of Summer Programs <strong>Sara Danner Dukic</strong> and World Piano Competition Executive Director <strong>Mark Ernster</strong>. The Opening Draw party is Sunday, June 22 and the competition runs through June 28. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.cincinnatiwpc.org/"><strong>2014 World Piano Competition</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 28155 at http://wvxu.org The 2014 World Piano Competition begins June 22 at CCM CCM Dance Celebrates 50 Years http://wvxu.org/post/ccm-dance-celebrates-50-years <p><a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/dance.html" target="_blank">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p><a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/dance.html" target="_blank">Cincinnati Conservatory of Music's Department of Dance</a> marks a major milestone this spring as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Dance graduates have performed with companies around the world. CCM Assistant Professor of Dance Michael Tevlin joins us to discuss the Dance program. Mr. Tevlin is also co-choreographer of CCM’s current production of “Giselle,” with performances tonight and tomorrow afternoon at Corbett Auditorium. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 25623 at http://wvxu.org CCM Dance Celebrates 50 Years "Giselle" on stage at the College Conservatory of Music http://wvxu.org/post/giselle-stage-college-conservatory-music <p>The classic ballet <a href="http://classicalmusic.about.com/od/balletsynopses/qt/Giselle-Ballet-Synopsis.htm"><strong>Giselle</strong></a> will be performed by <a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/dance.html"><strong>UC’s College Conservatory</strong> <strong>of Music</strong></a> April 17-19. Anne Arenstein has a preview of this production from <strong>Michael Tevlin</strong> (co-choreogrpaher) and <strong>Olivia Lafrenz</strong> (one of the 3 ballerinas performing the role of Giselle.)</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Anne Arenstein 25283 at http://wvxu.org "Giselle" on stage at the College Conservatory of Music Composer John Adam's "El Nino" oratorio will be performed at CCM http://wvxu.org/post/composer-john-adams-el-nino-oratorio-will-be-performed-ccm <p>Possibly the most significant American oratorio of the late 20th century, <a href="http://calendar.uc.edu/wv3/wv3_servlet/urd/run/wv_event.Detail?id=19907159"><strong>John Adams’ “El Nino”</strong></a> will be performed by the <strong><a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/">University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music</a>’</strong>s Philharmonia, Chamber Choir, Chorale and Cincinnati Children’s Choir on March 2. Anne Arenstein welcomes in studio <strong>Earl Rivers</strong>, who will conduct this oratorio, to share his thoughts on the challenges, instruments and written words that make the pieces magic.</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:00:25 +0000 Anne Arenstein 23287 at http://wvxu.org Composer John Adam's "El Nino" oratorio will be performed at CCM ETC's Lynn Meyers directs next drama at UC's CCM http://wvxu.org/post/etcs-lynn-meyers-directs-next-drama-ucs-ccm <p><strong>D. Lynn Meyers</strong> from <a href="http://ensemblecincinnati.org/"><strong>Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati</strong></a> is the guest director for the production of Mary Zimmerman’s<a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice/metamorphoses.html"> <strong>Metamorphoses</strong></a> at <strong>UC’s <a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/.html">College Conservatory of Music</a></strong>. As she tells our Jim Stump, this play, based on the poem of the same name by Ovid and winner of a Tony Award, offers the audience a challenging and provocative night of theater.</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 05:00:35 +0000 Jim Stump 22379 at http://wvxu.org ETC's Lynn Meyers directs next drama at UC's CCM