One of the world's great sopranos, Dawn Upshaw, last performed in town as Margarita, a role written for her, in the Cincinnati Opera's 2009 production of Ainadamar. She comes back to Cincinnati on Tuesday, September 23, to perform with pianist Gilbert Kalish to open Chamber Music Cincinnati's 85th season at CCMs Corbett Auditorium. The Grammy award-winner joins us by phone.
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is celebrating its 40th anniversary season with a wide array of beautiful music and special guests. Executive Director Thom Mariner is in the studio with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to preview the upcoming season, which starts on Wednesday, October 9 and features Time for Three, the world’s first classically-trained garage band.
Chamber Music Cincinnati has a great season of concerts coming up, including the first one on October 1 with the Miro Quartet. Anne Arenstein and Chamber Music Cincinnati President John Spencer preview the entire season.
June 2 is the final concert of the season for the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Conductor Mischa Santora and Executive Director Thom Mariner join Brian O’Donnell to talk about this special, patron-voted program.
Classical Revolution is a national movement to perform high-quality chamber music in non-traditional settings, in order to expose a new audience to this genre. Laura Sabo is thelocal Classical Revolution organizer, and she’s with our Jim Stump to talk about how the movement began and where Cincinnatians can hear a future performance.