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2014-15 Concert Schedule

FALL SEMESTER

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12
• Orchestra Series •
BRAHMS AND TCHAIKOVSKY FESTIVAL I
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor
Featuring Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Timothy Lees and principal cellist Ilya Finkelshteyn, soloists

BRAHMS: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 102
     Featuring Timothy Lees, violin; Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

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

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8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19
• Orchestra Series •
BRAHMS AND TCHAIKOVSKY FESTIVAL II
CCM Concert Orchestra
Mark Gibson, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet (1880)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33  
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

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

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8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30
• Orchestra Series •
Café MoMus
Aik Khai Pung, music director

Talented young composer David Clay Mettens will be joining us with his new composition, “Songs for My People,” which is set to poems by Tracy K. Smith, Robert Creeley, Kenneth Patchen, Margaret Atwood and A.R. Ammons.

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10
• Orchestra Series •
AN EVENING OF MOZART AND MAHLER
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson and Levi Hammer, conductors
Mark Gibson, music director

MOZART: Symphony No. 32 in G Major, K. 318
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor 

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

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8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18
2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19

AMERICAN VOICES XVI
Choral, Dance and Orchestral Collaboration
Featuring Café MoMus Ensemble and CCM Chamber Choir
Earl Rivers, Levi Hammer and Rhett Lei, conductors
Andre Megerdichian, dance director and choreographer
Judith Mikita, choreographer

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
MENOTTI: The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission:
Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available at noon on Monday, Oct. 13. Visit the CCM Box Office or call 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order.

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8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung and Avishay Shalom, conductors
Aik Khai Pung, music director

SMETANA: Die Moldau   
MAHLER: Rückertlieder
    Feat. Rielly Nelson, mezzo soprano 
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 (“Scottish”)

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31
• Orchestra Series •
A HALLOWEEN MENAGERIE
CCM Philharmonia
Rhett Lei, Rebecca Smithorn, Yael Front, Avishay Shalom and Rebecca Tong, conductors
Mark Gibson, music director

J. STRAUSS: Overture to Die, Fledermaus!
ROSSINI: Overture to La gazza ladra
SAINT-SAËNS: Carnival of the Dead Animals
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Fright of the Bumble Bee
PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolfman

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

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5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16
• Prestige Event Series •
MONTEVERDI’S VESPERS OF 1610
CCM Chamber Choir and Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
Featuring CCM Students, Faculty and Early Music Guest Artists
Earl Rivers, conductor
Mark Gibson, music Director

Anchoring the advent of music in the Baroque era as a large-scale masterwork, Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 displays a range of lavish colors for vocal and instrumental soloists; six, seven, eight and 10-voice choral textures; and virtuosic embellishments and improvisations.

Location: Christ Church Cathedral, Fourth & Sycamore Streets, Downtown Cincinnati
Tickets:
$20 general, $15 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

ENESCO: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11
GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 82
DVORAK: Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Op. 60           

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

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2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6
2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7
• Prestige Event Series •
FEAST OF CAROLS
CCM Chamber Choir, Chorale and Concert Orchestra; UC Men's and Women's Choruses; Cincinnati Children's Choir
Featuring guest choirs from Conner Middle School, Lakota East High School and Mason High School
Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Robyn Lana, Christopher Albanese, Alexander  Sutton, Becky Bertelsen, Becky Huddilston and Elaine Santos, 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 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.

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SPRING SEMESTER

8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30
• Orchestra Series •
ON DISPLAY – CELEBRATING THE WINNER OF CCM’S ZEMLINSKY PRIZE FOR COMPOSITION
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, conductor

U. KREPPEIN: Spiel der Schatten (The Play of the Shadows)
    Winner of the 2013 Zemlinsky Prize for Composition
BEASER: Seven Deadly Sins (1984)
MUSSORGSKY, arr. M. RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition

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

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8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Annunziata Tomaro, guest conductor

S. WEIMER: Through the Frame
DELIBES: Sylvia Suite
SIBELIUS: Swan of Tuonela
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 82

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10
• Orchestra Series •
Café MoMus
Aik Khai Pung, music 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. 20
CAF
É MOMUS PRESENTS THE CCM COMPOSITION COMPETITION
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director

CCM’s top orchestral ensemble presents recent works by the gifted students in the college’s internationally recognized composition program. The winning composer will write a new orchestral work to be premiered during the 2015–16 season.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, March 6
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

A. TRAVERS: Ruin of Ruins
    Second prize winner of the 2013 Zemlinsky Prize for Composition
STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite
FARBERMAN: Triple Play
COPLAND: Billy the Kid

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
Admission:
FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, March 13
• Choral and Orchestral Series •
MONUMENTAL: BERLIOZ AND STRAVINSKY
CCM Philharmonia, Chamber Choir, Chorale and Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Mark Gibson and Earl Rivers, conductors
Featuring faculty artist Michael Unger, organ and student artist Christopher Bozeka, tenor

CCM’s Mighty Harrison pipe organ and Philharmonia Orchestra dialogue as “Pope” and “Emperor” in Berlioz’s monumental Te Deum, featuring two mixed choirs, children’s choir and tenor soloist. Te Deum originally premiered in Paris’ Saint-Eustache Church in 1855. This concert program also features Stravinsky’s monumentally influential The Rite of Spring.

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

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7 p.m. Sunday, April 12
• Jazz and Orchestra Series •
RIVER RUNS
– A CONCERTO FOR JAZZ GUITAR, SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA BY CHUCK OWEN
CCM Concert Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Mark Gibson and Scott Belck, conductors
Featuring faculty emeritus artist Rick VanMatre, saxophone
Aik Khai Pung, music director

Our annual collaborative concert where Jazz and Orchestra meet. This year’s concert features a stunning five-movement work that Rufus Reid, acclaimed bassist and educator, describes as, “a tour de force of contemporary orchestral competition.” Nominated for two Grammy awards, this beautiful work will take your breath away.

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

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8 p.m. Thursday, April 16
• Orchestra Series •
ANNUAL CONCERTO CONCERT
CCM Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
Mark Gibson, music director
Student conductors TBA

MENDELSSOHN: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
WIENIAWSKI: Concerto no. 2 in D Minor for Violin, Op. 22
HINDEMITH: Concerto for Woodwinds, Harp and Orchestra
HAYDN: Symphony No. 101 in D Major, “The Clock”  

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

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SPONSORS

CCM recognizes and thanks the following corporations, foundations and individuals for their generous support of $10,000 and above:

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

The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Supporter

All-Steinway School Sponsor

ArtsWave
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
The Louise Taft Semple Foundation

Community Partners

Macy’s
Mainstage Season Production Sponsor

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

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

The Corbett Foundation
Dr. & Mrs. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. & Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Mr. & Mrs. J. David Rosenberg

Ariel Quartet Sponsors

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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.

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