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ETC's Lynn Meyers directs next drama at UC's CCM

Jan 31, 2014

D. Lynn Meyers from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is the guest director for the production of Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses at UC’s College Conservatory of Music. 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.

The Bearcat Piano Festival is coming to the UC campus starting February 6 and will feature two weeks of performances, master classes and other activities, concluding with the popular Pianopalooza concert on February 16. Two of the area’s finest pianists and professors at the College Conservatory of Music, Awadagin Pratt and Michael Chertock, are in the studio with Brian O’Donnell to talk about this mid-winter piano celebration.

New CD from local jazz musician Rick VanMatre

Aug 16, 2013

Rick VanMatre, Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music stops by the studio to talk with Ron Esposito about his new CD, Lines Above, and the upcoming release party at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club on September 6.

Bunbury, World Piano and Archery Competitions

Jul 8, 2013

Great music, old and new, is coming to town this week. The Bunbury Festival offers 80 live performances by local and national bands for three days of outstanding rock. And UC's Corbett Auditorium will resound with the classics, as twenty-four brilliant pianists compete in the World Piano Competition.

Summer Choir Festival for Kids

Mar 15, 2013

The Cincinnati Children’s Choir Festival is coming this summer, and registration is now open for young singers, nominated by their school’s music teacher, to be part of a week-long adventure at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. To learn more about this festival and how students can become a part of it, Cincinnati Children’s Choir Director Robyn Lana spends a few minutes with our Anne Arenstein.


Mahler Marathon at CCM

Feb 22, 2013

A rare classical music double-header will take place at UC’s College Conservatory of Music on Saturday, March 2. Dubbed the “Mahler Marathon,” conductor Mark Gibson will lead the Philharmonia and Concert Orchestras in performances of both Mahler’s 3rd and 4th symphonies. Mahler’s 4th will be performed at 4:00 pm, and the lengthy and rarely performed 3rd will begin at 8:00 pm. Anne Arenstein discusses this challenging undertaking with Mark Gibson.


Kurt Weill Festival at CCM

Feb 8, 2013

As part of CCM’s year-long celebration of Kurt Weill, they will present The Threepenny Opera beginning February 28, along with concert performances of Weill’s Kiddush (Prayer of Sanctification) and the a capella madrigal Ho, Billy, O! from the Weill musical Love Life. Anne Arenstein learns more about the Weill festival and these upcoming performances from Robin Guarino, CCM’s J. Ralph Corbett Chair of Opera and director of The Threepenny Opera, and dramaturge Bruce McClung.


Ariel String Quartet

Sep 7, 2012

The Ariel String Quartet opens the University of Cincinnati - College Conservatory of Music’s new concert season on September 11. Anne Arenstein speaks with Amit Even-Tov and Jann Grunning, two members of the Quartet, about their 10th anniversary together and their new quartet-in-residence status at CCM.

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