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.