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2016-17 Choral Season

TICKETED CONCERT SERIES

3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15
• Choral Series •
ROSSINI'S PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE
CCM Chorale
Brett Scott, music director and conductor

Performed in the original chamber version of 1863 for 12 solo and semi-solo singers, two pianos and harmonium, Petite Messe Solennelle is one of Rossini’s last works, effectively showcasing the vocal capabilities of great singers.

Location: Dieterle Vocal Arts Center, Room 300
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8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31
• Choral Series •
CHORAL CLASSICS
UC Men's and Women's Choruses
Kevin Coker and Molly Getsinger, music directors and conductors

Comprised of students from all 14 UC colleges, the UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers present works by Fauré, Holmes, Koppin, Mendelssohn, Pergolesi and Tormis.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
• Orchestra & Choral Series •
J. S. BACH'S MASS IN B MINOR
CCM Philharmonia, CCM Chamber Choir and CCM Student Soloists
Earl Rivers, music director and conductor

The Mass in B Minor, B.W.V. 232, is the Mount Everest of the Late Baroque period. Bach’s supreme achievement of setting the Mass text for soloists, chorus and orchestra summarizes his writing for voices and instruments, not only in the variety of styles, compositional devices and range of sonorities, but also in the high level of technical polish.

Location: Christ Church Cathedral, 318 East 4th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
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5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5
• Orchestra and Choral Series •
J. S. BACH'S MASS IN B MINOR
CCM Philharmonia, CCM Chamber Choir and CCM Student Soloists
Earl Rivers, music director and conductor

The Mass in B Minor, B.W.V. 232, is the Mount Everest of the Late Baroque period. Bach’s supreme achievement of setting the Mass text for soloists, chorus and orchestra summarizes his writing for voices and instruments, not only in the variety of styles, compositional devices and range of sonorities, but also in the high level of technical polish.

Location: Knox Church, 3400 Michigan Ave., Cincinnati, OH, 45208
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2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9
• CCM Ensemble-in-Residence •
HOLIDAY CONCERT
Cincinnati Children's Choir
Robyn Lana, conductor

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

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11
• Choral Series •
CELEBRATING CCM'S SESQUICENTENNIAL WITH DALE WARLAND
CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale, Cincinnati Children’s Choir Bel Canto, and UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses
Earl Rivers, Robyn Lana, Kevin Coker, Molly Getsinger and Graeme Langager conductors

CCM’s Sesquicentennial Celebration continues with a choral concert featuring guest conductor/composer-in-residence Dale Warland (HonDoc, 2008), an inductee in the American Classical Music Hall of Fame and founder of the Grammy Award-nominated Dale Warland Singers. The CCM Chamber Choir presents the world premiere of I Hear America Singing commissioned by the CCM Choral Department and composed by Warland in honor of the 150th anniversary of CCM’s founding. The program also features Leonard Bernstein’s Missa Brevis and Brahms’ Neue Liebesliederwaltzer (New Love Songs), led by guest conductor and alumnus Graeme Langager.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Thursday, March 8
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 •
BERNSTEIN’S CHICHESTER PSALMS AND SAXOPHONE CONCERTOS
CCM Concert Orchestra and Chorale
Featuring guest artists from the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Convention
Aik Khai Pung and Brett Scott, music directors and conductors

Bernstein’s most popular choral/orchestra work, Chichester Psalms, premiered in 1965 with the composer conducting. The work features a boy soprano (or countertenor), and Bernstein-selected texts from Psalms 23, 100, 108 and 131 of the Hebrew Bible. Saxophone repertoire to be announced.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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5 p.m. Sunday, March 18
• CCM Ensemble-in-Residence •
CELEBRATE YOUTH
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Robyn Lana, music director

Join the Cincinnati Children’s Choir as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. Premiering commissions by Ola Gjeilo and Rollo Dilworth, the nationally celebrated choral program will highlight some of the finest, most recognized children's choir repertoire as well as past commissions.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21
• Choral Series •
MUSIC THAT UNITES
UC Men's and Women's Choruses
Kevin Coker and Molly Getsinger, 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 of Copland, Davison, Forrest, LaBarr, Ramsey and Walker. The program also features highlights from the recent Spring Tour.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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3 p.m. Sunday, April 8
• Choral Series •
MONTEVERDI FESTIVAL
CCM Chamber Choir, CCM Student Soloists and Early Music Guest Artists
Earl Rivers, conductor

CCM celebrates the inauguration of the newly installed C.B. Fisk organ in Christ Church Cathedral’s chapel, which is modeled on early Italian instruments, with a Monteverdi Festival featuring Madrigals from Books V, VI, VII and VIII, and concerto works from the Selva Morale e Spirituale. Early Music Guest Artists playing period instruments join CCM students for a feast of chamber and large-scale works.

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
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4 p.m. Saturday, April 14
LISZT’S VIA CRUCIS
CCM Chorale
Brett Scott, conductor
Kenneth Griffiths, piano
Composed between 1866 and 1878 for chorus and solo organ or piano, Liszt’s Via Crucis portrays Jesus’ journey carrying the cross in 14 meditations, each representing a station of the cross.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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5 p.m. Sunday, April 29
• CCM Ensemble-in-Residence •
WE SING: HOPE AND UNITY
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Robyn Lana, music director

This concert will complete the 25th anniversary season as we celebrate international friendships made since the choir began.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

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CCM CONCERT SERIES TICKET PRICES:

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

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FREE CONCERT SERIES

4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30
• Choral Series •
CCM Chorale
Featuring CCM student string quartets
Brett Scott, conductor

CCM Chorale and student string quartets mentored by the Ariel Quartet, CCM’s Quartet-in-Residence, present works for string quartets and chorus, featuring Ivan Moody’s Stabat Mater and John Tavener’s If Ye Love Me.

Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, Michigan & Observatory Avenues, Cincinnati, OH 45208
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3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6
• Choral Series •
RACHMANINOFF ALL-NIGHT VIGIL, OP. 37
CCM Chamber Choir
Earl Rivers, conductor

The greatest a cappella masterwork of the early 20th century, the All-Night-Vigil (Vespers) is a series of 15 liturgical/concert settings from the Russian Orthodox tradition in 65 minutes that achieves great heights of expressive power and intensity through “choral orchestration” by continually varying the textures and sonorities.

Location: Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 1140 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011

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7:30 pm Tuesday, March 7
• Choral Series •
CCM Chorale and Brass Choir
Jillian Nicholson-Dicks and Alex Sutton, conductors

CCM Chorale and Brass Choir present a combined showcase of music for voices and brass. Featured works include Joseph Jongen’s Mass, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ O clap your hands and James MacMillan’s In splendoribus sanctorum from The Strathclyde Motets.

Location: St. Francis de Sales Parish, 1600 Madison Road, Cincinnati 45206

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5 p.m. Thursday, April 20
• Choral Series •
A CHORAL SAMPLER
UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers 
Kevin Coker, Alex Sutton and Tyler Hagy, conductors

Highlighting UC student talent from all 14 UC colleges, the UC Men’s and Women’s Chorus and Cabaret Singers present a 60-minute choral sampler of current popular works from artists such as Michael Bublé, Imagine Dragons and Mike Posner, plus folk arrangements of Singh, Morrison and Hagen. All are invited to enjoy a post-concert reception with light refreshments in the Baur Room following the performance to meet the performers and conductors.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater

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SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

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 and Opera Fusion: New Works Sponsor

The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
Season Presenting Sponsor

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

ArtsWave
H. Wayne Ferguson Family Foundation
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Community Partners

Macy’s
Mainstage Season Production Sponsor


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

Elizabeth C. B. & Paul G. Sittenfeld
Musical Theatre Production 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

Anonymous
The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. & Mrs. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bloom
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
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
Ariel Quartet Sponsors

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

Choral Studies Sponsors

Dr. and Mrs. Carl G. Fischer
Ms. Margaret L. Straub & Mr. Neil R. Artman

Studio Drama Series Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor

Northwestern Mutual
Graeter's Ice Cream

Musical Theatre Performance Sponsors

Teri Jory & Seth Geiger
Dance Performance Sponsors

Trish and Rick Bryan
CCMpower
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challending Hate and Prejudice through Performing Arts
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Roz Harkavy
Jeff Thomas Catering
Arlene and Bill Katz
KMK Law
PNC
Jared Queen and Matthew McFee

Event Sponsors

The Sarah Marvin Foundation for the Performing Arts
Classical Guitar Sponsor

Rafael & Kimberly Daniel de Acha Foundation
Opera d'arte Sponsor

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All event dates and programs are subject to change. For a complete calendar of events, please visit us online at ccm.uc.edu.