Frank Johnson

Producer/Announcer

Not surprisingly, the Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati is gearing up for a very busy March. 

There is a lot happening at the Cincinnati Museum Center these days, including the restoration of its Union Terminal home and preparations for an upcoming blockbuster exhibit.

The community choral group Camerata is preparing to present its holiday concerts, titled Mary East & West, on December 10 and 11. 

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is presenting a brand-new, original holiday production entitled The Nights Before Christmas, about the man behind the famous poem. 

MYCincinnati, Price Hill’s youth orchestra, is celebrating 5 years of music, rehearsals, and public performances. 

The next production at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is the Tony Award-winning The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance. 

MYCincinnati, the music program for young people in Price Hill, has two exciting projects taking place, including a CD of lullabies recorded in collaboration with Hawaiian musicians. 

Former WVXU jazz producer Mike Spitz is now based in Los Angeles and is the co-author of a fascinating book celebrating great record stores around the country. 

Lumenocity, the unique marriage of light and music that has filled Washington Park and illuminated Music Hall the last few summers, will end its run indoors at the Taft Theatre in early August.

Wright State University trumpet professor Dan Zehringer has released his first classical solo album, Journeymen's Songs

Local artist Amy Yosmali is part of a creative exhibition presented by the Art on Vine gallery called A Car Show, featuring artwork inspired by automobiles.

When this year's May Festival concerts conclude, it will mark the end of James Conlon's 37 year run as music director. Maestro Conlon recently spoke to Frank Johnson by phone from Spain with some perspective and memories of his tenure with the May Festival.

2016 marks the 10th anniversary of National Record Store Day, a celebration of the local, unique independent shops around the country.

Starting April 15, the Constella Festival brings a diverse schedule or art and music back to an array of venues around the city.

Fans of the Star Trek franchise of movies and TV shows will enjoy the upcoming concert event at Music Hall, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage.

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