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2013-14 Concert Schedule

FALL SEMESTER

2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22
• Prestige Event Series •
VERDI’S DON CARLOS, ACTS I – III
CCM Concert Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Chorale, and UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor
Featuring CCM faculty, student and alumni soloists including Helen Lyons, Barbara Honn, Stacey Rishoi, Leah DeGruyl, Marco Panuccio, Tom Baresel and Gustav Andreassen

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth (Oct. 10, 1813), CCM proudly presents the 1867 Paris Opera version of the grand opera Don Carlos in concert. CCM’s Concert Orchestra performs Act I through the first half of Act III of Verdi’s most complete operatic statement at 2 p.m., followed by the Philharmonia performing the second half of Act III through Act V beginning at 7 p.m. This production will be sung in French.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$20 general, $15 non-UC students, UC students FREE. Attend both performances at a discounted admission rate of just $30 general.

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7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22
• Prestige Event Series •
VERDI’S DON CARLOS, ACTS III – V
CCM Philharmonia, Chamber Choir and Chorale
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor
Featuring CCM faculty, student and alumni soloists including Helen Lyons, Barbara Honn, Stacey Rishoi, Leah DeGruyl, Marco Panuccio, Tom Baresel and Gustav Andreassen

Continuing the celebration of Verdi’s birth, the CCM Philharmonia, Chamber Choir and Chorale perform the second half of Act III through Act V of Don Carlos. This production will be sung in French.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$20 general, $15 non-UC students, UC students FREE. Attend both performances at a discounted admission rate of just $30 general.

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8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12
• Wagner Bicentennial Celebration Series •
WAGNER – REDEMPTION THROUGH LOVE
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor
Featuring faculty artists Amy Johnson, soprano; Tom Baresel, tenor; and Kenneth Shaw, bass

CCM celebrates the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birth (May 22, 1813) with a concert of orchestral selections from Wagner’s operas to be performed with images from Tony Palmer’s film Wagner, starring Richard Burton.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16
• Orchestra Series •
THE MUSIC OF MISSY MAZZOLI
Café MoMus New Music Ensemble
Jing Huan, music director
Presented in conjunction with the Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts

Described as “one of the more consistently inventive, surprising composers now working” by the New York Times, Missy Mazzoli is a composer of chamber, orchestral and operatic works. Her music has been played the world over by performers as varied the Kronos Quartet, eighth blackbird, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, violinists Jennifer Kohn and Nadia Sirota, the New York City Opera, Dublin’s Crash Ensemble and her own group, Victoire. Mazzoli joins CCM’s new music ensemble for this special performance as part of the 2013 Constella Festival.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18
• Orchestra Series •
LISZT’S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1
AND MENDELSSOHN’S SYMPHONY NO. 5
CCM Concert Orchestra
Olivier Ochanine, guest conductor

Now the music director of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Olivier Ochanine is a rising podium star. Join us in welcoming him back to CCM as he leads performances of these beloved works:

Wagner: Overture to Rienzi
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, “Reformation”

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3
• Prestige Event Series •
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH’S ST. JOHN PASSION
Presented in conjunction with the Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts
CCM Chamber Choir and Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
Earl Rivers, conductor
Omer Ben-Seadia, stage director
Featuring Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Visiting Artist Jeffrey Thompson, tenor, singing the role of “Evangelist”

J.S. Bach’s visceral rendering of the St. John Passion is offered in a unique staged performance, illuminating the dramatic intensity of this cherished Baroque masterwork.

Location: Christ Church Cathedral; 318 East Fourth Street; Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Tickets:
$20 general admission, $15 non-UC students, UC students FREE

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8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26
• Orchestra Series •
BEETHOVEN AFTERGLOW
CCM Concert Orchestra
Ken Lam, guest conductor

By popular demand, we follow up on last year’s acclaimed Beethoven festival with this performance of his eighth symphony along with Hindemith’s virtuoso turn for viola solo, Der Schwanendreher.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
• Orchestra Series •
Café MoMus New Music Ensemble
Jing Huan, music director

CCM’s contemporary music ensemble showcases new works by faculty, student and alumni composers.

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission:
FREE

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5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
• Prestige Event Series •
FEAST OF CAROLS
CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale, UC Men’s & Women’s Choruses, Cincinnati Children’s Choir and the CCM Concert Orchestra
Featuring guest choirs from Anderson, Lakota East and Mason High Schools
Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Marie Bucoy-Calavan, Michael Fuchs and Robyn Lana, conductors

Bring family and friends to CCM and welcome the December holiday season with festive choral favorites performed by CCM’s fabulous choirs and outstanding guest choirs.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 adult, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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SPRING SEMESTER

7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26
• Philharmonic Jazz Series •
THE SOUNDS OF STAN GETZ – PIONEER OF BOSSA NOVA AND MODERN JAZZ
Concert Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Annunziata Tomaro and Scott Belck, music directors and conductors
Featuring guest artist Jeff Rupert, tenor saxophone

Delight in this annual collaborative concert where jazz and orchestra meet. Join us for an evening of beautiful jazz with strings and more, featuring the cool rhythms of the bossa nova.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets
: $12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31
• Orchestra Series •
BRUCH’S VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 AND WORKS BY DVOŘÁK AND HINDEMITH
Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

Dvořák: Scherzo Capriccioso
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor
    Featuring the winner of the CCM Violin Concerto Competition
Hindemith: Mathis del Maler

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets
: $12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4
• Orchestra Series •
Caf
é MoMus
Annunziata Tomaro, director

Join us for another journey in today’s sound world, accompanied by coffee, cakes and conversation!

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7
• Orchestra Series •
ANNUNZIATA TOMARO RETURNS!
Concert Orchestra
Annunziata Tomaro, music director and conductor

CCM welcomes Annunziata Tomaro back to the Corbett Auditorium podium in a celebratory concert! Featured works include:

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
Lalo: Cello Concerto in D Minor
    Featuring the winner of the CCM Cello Concerto Competition

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets
: $12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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8 p.m. Friday, March 7
• Orchestra Series •
BARTOK AND BRAHMS
Concert Orchestra
Annunziata Tomaro, music director and conductor

Featuring an opening work by Jason Richmond, to be announced.
Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3
    Featuring the winner of the CCM Piano Concerto Competition
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 72

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets
: $12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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8 p.m. Tuesday, April 8
• Orchestra Series •
Café MoMus and CCM Chorale
Annunziata Tomaro and Brett Scott, music directors and conductors

Program features works of Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, honoring his 80th birthday in 2013, and a new work by CCM Alumna Carrie Magin, winner of the spring 2013 Composer/Conductor Collaboration.

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, April 11
• Orchestra Series •
ANNUAL CONCERTO CONCERT
Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor
Student conductors TBA

Featuring the winners of CCM’s Annual Concerto Competition Competition in performances of Richard Strauss’ virtuosic Duo-Concertino and Bernstein’s haunting Halil, with Haydn’s sublime Symphony No. 102 in B-Flat Major.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
Tickets
: $12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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