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Choral Series

The Department of Choral Studies presents a strikingly diverse and unique series of performances during the 2016-17 CCM Concert Series. Under the direction of CCM Professors Earl Rivers and Brett Scott, CCM’s and UC’s choral ensembles present nine major concerts from Sept. 25, 2016, through April 21, 2017.

Single tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for non-UC students and FREE for UC students with valid ID.

Flex Ticket Packages are also on sale now for all Concert Series performances. Learn more by visiting Purchase six or more tickets and save 20% off regular concert prices.

Single tickets can be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office, over the telephone at 513-556-4183 or online now through our e-Box Office! Visit for CCM Box Office hours and location.



4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25
• Choral Series •
CCM Chorale, Cincinnati Children’s Choir Bel Canto, UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and guest choir Central State University Chorus
Martin Steidler, Robyn Lana, Kevin Coker, Alex Sutton and Jeremy Winston, conductors

Featuring the CCM Chorale in German Romantic works of Max Reger conducted by Martin Steidler of the Hochschule für Musik of Munich, Germany, the CCM Children’s Choir, the UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, and the Central State University Chorus in gospel works.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2
• Orchestra & Choral Series •
CCM Philharmonia, CCM Chamber Choir and Xavier University Concert Choir
Featuring faculty artist Daniel Weeks, tenor
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

MONIUSZKO: Overture to Halka
PENDERECKI: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima
SKROWACZEWSKI: English Horn Concerto
SZYMANOWSKI: Symphony No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 27 “Song of the Night”
            Featuring Daniel Weeks, soloist

Location: Corbett Auditorium

8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2
• Choral Series •
UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses
Kevin Coker and Alex Sutton, conductors

Comprised of students from all 14 UC colleges, the UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers present works on the theme of All Souls’ Day (November 2) by Caldwell & Ivory, Schubert and John Washburn, along with works to be announced for the Men’s Chorus. The Combined choirs then offer Fauré’s famed Requiem.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10
• CCM Ensemble-in-Residence •
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Robyn Lana, music director

The 450 members of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, including CCM resident choirs and satellite choirs from across the Tri-state area, perform holiday songs from around the globe.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12
• Choral Series •
CCM Chamber Choir & Chorale, Cincinnati Children's Choir Bel Canto, and UC Men's and Women's Choruses
Earl Rivers, Robyn Lana, Kevin Coker and Alex Sutton, conductors

Featured works include selections from William Byrd’s Great Service, Dominick DiOrio’s A Dome of Many Colored Glass and We Dance, Stephen Paulus’ The Road Home and Craig Hella Johnson’s Light of a Clear Blue Morning.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

8 p.m. Saturday, March 4
• Choral Series •
Kevin Coker and Alex Sutton, conductors

Comprised of students from all 14 UC colleges, the UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers offer a variety of classical, popular, folk and jazz arrangements, featuring works of Copland, Cozzolani, Hampton, Handel, Holst, McGlynn, Quick and Silvey.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater

5 p.m. Sunday, March 12
• CCM Ensemble-in-Residence •
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Robyn Lana, music director

Join CCC resident choirs as they celebrate the 24th anniversary.  The choirs will perform a variety of repertoire from around the world and feature American composers.  With special guests, the Xavier University Women’s Chorus.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

3 p.m. Sunday, April 9
• Choral Series •
CCM Chamber Choir, Cincinnati Children’s Choir and Philharmonia
Featuring faculty artist Daniel Weeks, tenor
Also featuring Samson McCrady, bass-baritone, and student aria soloists
Earl Rivers, conductor
Andreas Hager, stage director

J.S. Bach’s monumental St. Matthew Passion is presented in a staged performance, illuminating the dramatic intensity of this Baroque masterwork, which retells the compelling story of the events leading up to the trial of Jesus, his crucifixion and burial.

Location: Christ Church Cathedral, Fourth & Sycamore Streets, Cincinnati 45202

Choral Studies Sponsor: William and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation

8 p.m. Friday, April 21
• Orchestra & Choral Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra & Chorale
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

BORODIN: “Polovtsian Dances” (from Prince Igor)
PROKOFIEV: Alexander Nevsky
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 (Little Russian)

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater

4 p.m. Sunday, May 7
• CCM Ensemble-in-Residence •
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Robyn Lana, music director

CCC resident choirs, Satellite Choirs and the Cincinnati Choral Academy will celebrate the future with songs of unity, love and world music.  

Location: Princeton High School’s Matthews Auditorium, 100 Viking Way, Cincinnati, OH 45246



$15 general, $10 non-UC students, UC students FREE



CCM recognizes and thanks the following corporations, foundations and individuals for their generous support:

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

CCM/CSO Diversity Fellowship Sponsor

The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
Season Presenting Sponsor, Musical Theatre Program Sponsor & Event Sponsor

The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Supporter & All-Steinway School Sponsor

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
H. Wayne Ferguson Family Foundation
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
The Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Foundation Inc.
Frances R. Luther Charitable Trust

Community Partners

Mainstage Season Production Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Edward S. Rosenthal
Opera Department Sponsor

Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor

The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists Sponsor

The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. & Mrs. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bloom
Mr. & Mrs. J. David Rosenberg
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Mr. & Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Dr. & Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
The Thomas J. Emery Memorial

Ariel Quartet Sponsors

Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation

Choral Studies Sponsors

Ms. Margaret L. Straub & Mr. Neil R. Artman

Studio Drama Series Sponsor

Judith Heiny and Piotr Chomczynski

Polish Festival Sponsor

The Sarah Marvin Foundation for the Performing Arts
Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor

Rosemary & Mark Schlachter
Dance Sponsor

Northwestern Mutual
Musical Theatre Sponsor

Trish & Rick Bryan
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate and Prejudice through Performing Arts
Jeff Thomas Catering
Manuel D. & Rhoda Mayerson Foundation
Sigma Alpha Iota
University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati Office of Equity& Inclusion

Event Sponsors


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