Mark Perzel

Host of Cincinnati Edition

Mark Perzel hosts 91.7 WVXU’s Cincinnati Edition on Monday afternoons at 1:00 pm. 

In addition, he can be heard weekday evenings hosting classical music on 90.9 WGUC.  He is also known throughout the public radio industry for inventive, award-winning holiday programs like Tunes from the Crypt, Tunes from the Crypt Goes to the Movies, Feast for the Ears, andLove Greetings.

Mark has worked in the radio industry for more than thirty years. He began in the business when he was a teenager in Charlotte, North Carolina, volunteering for a public radio station.   He attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, majoring in broadcasting and minoring in violin performance.

He has performed speaking parts with performing organizations throughout the tri-state including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Opera Theatre, and the Linton Chamber Music Series, and done voiceover work for numerous commercials and industrial videos.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

The 2014 World Piano Competition begins June 22 at CCM

  Twenty-four of the world's best pianists will be in Cincinnati next week for the 2014 World Piano Competition. Designed to promote and celebrate the art of classical piano music, the competition is held annually at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 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 Sara Danner Dukic and World Piano Competition Executive Director Mark Ernster. The Opening Draw party is Sunday, June 22 and the competition runs through June 28. For more information, go to 2014 World Piano Competition.

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

A preview of the current Cincinnati Opera season with Artistic Director Evans Mirageas

  A Spanish beauty spurns her lover; enemy soldiers celebrate Christmas Eve together on the Western Front during WW; a god tries to woo a young maiden; and a geisha falls in love with an American naval officer. It'’s the current season of the Cincinnati Opera, starting off with Carmen. Evans Mirageas, the Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Opera, joins us to share highlights of this season'’s offerings.

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Wed June 11, 2014

What you can find in the new book "The Cincinnati Anthology"

  Featuring essays, photographs and art from Curtis Sittenfeld, Katie Laur, David Falk, Over the Rhine, Rebecca Morgan Frank, and many more, The Cincinnati Anthology tells the story of our city and why we'’re proud to call it home. Mark Perzel recently spoke with the anthology’'s editor, Zan McQuade, about the included works and how they allow us to look at Cincinnati’'s future and what we want it to mean. Zan McQuade is taking part in a discussion and signing of The Cincinnati Anthology Thursday evening, June 12, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Pavilion.

Cincinnati Edition
1:47 pm
Sun May 25, 2014

Second Sundays on Main

The first Second Sunday on Main in June 8.
Credit Provided, Second Sunday on Main

  

Second Sunday on Main is an eclectic monthly neighborhood festival presented by the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce. Free and open to the public, Second Sunday begins its 9th season on June 8 and continues through October 12. Second Sunday on Main organizer Caitlin Behle gives us a preview of what’s in store this year.

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