baroque

Cincinnati’s Third Annual Early Music Festival, featuring music from the Baroque, Renaissance and Medieval eras, will happen around the area through the month of February. Joining Frank Johnson with more of the details are Catacoustic Consort’s founder and artistic director, Annalisa Pappano and board chair and festival organizer, Alice Nutter.

Anne Arenstein previews Cincinnati Opera’s production of La Calisto, the first baroque opera they’ve presented. Joining Anne are David Bates (director), Andrew Garland (baritone) and Nathalie Paulin (soprano). La Calisto will be performed at the School for Creative and Performing Arts for five performances beginning July 17.