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2016-17 Orchestra Season

TICKETED EVENTS SERIES

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8
• Orchestra Series •
FAITH, DOUBT AND REASON: IN HONOR OF THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

MOZART: Overture to The Magic Flute
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 107 (Reformation)

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4
• Orchestra & Choral Series •
VIVA ROMA!
CCM Philharmonia, CCM Chamber Choir and Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Featuring Voice faculty members Amy Johnson and Kenneth Shaw, along with student soloists
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival Overture
RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome
PUCCINI: Tosca Act I

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 •
BERNSTEIN FESTIVAL OPENING CONCERT
CCM Philharmonia
Featuring faculty artist James Tocco, piano
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide (1956)
BERNSTEIN: “Symphonic Dances” from West Side Story
BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 2 (The Age of Anxiety) (1949/65)

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 •
FUN AND GAMES
CCM Philharmonia
Featuring the winners of the CCM String Quartet Competition
Mark Gibson, music director
Annunziata Tomaro, guest conductor

CCM’s Sesquicentennial Celebration welcomes back CCM alumna and former faculty member Annunziata Tomaro (DMA Orchestral Conducting, 2014) for a can’t-miss concert!

BERNSTEIN: Overture to Slava!
ADAMS: Absolute Jest
STRAVINSKY: Petrouchka (1911 version)

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18
• CCM Sesquicentennial Celebration Series •
CON AMORE: FROM CCM WITH LOVE
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director
Mark Gibson, conductor
Featuring student and faculty artists

Celebrate 150 years of CCM and UC love stories with a special concert program featuring Ravel’s Boléro, Puccini’s “Bevo al tuo fresco sorriso” from La Rondine, an excerpt from Romeo and Juliet performed by CCM Acting majors, a piano duo performance by husband and wife faculty members Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank, and more. Did you and your spouse or significant other meet at UC or CCM? If so, then we invite you to join us for an afternoon of music and memories… from CCM with love!

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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8 p.m. Friday, March 30
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 •
BERNSTEIN’S SERENADE AFTER PLATO’S SYMPOSIUM AND STRAUSS’ ‘GROßMACHTIGE PRINZESSIN’ FROM ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

R. STRAUSS: “Großmachtige Prinzessin” from Ariadne auf Naxos
    Featuring the winner of the CCM Voice Competition
BERNSTEIN: Serenade after Plato’s Symposium
    Featuring the winner of the CCM Violin Concerto Competition
BRAHMS: Serenade No. 2 in A Major, Op. 16

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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7 p.m. Sunday, April 8
• Jazz and Orchestra Series •
THE LEGACY OF THAD JONES: 50 YEARS AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD
CCM Jazz and CCM Concert Orchestra
Steve Allee, music director

Thad Jones’ music embodies the height of sophistication, the depths of hard-driving swing, the relentless groove of the blues and the beauty of a compositional style like no other. Join us for an evening celebrating the music of this American jazz master.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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CCM CONCERT SERIES TICKET PRICES:

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

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FREE EVENTS SERIES

8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13
• Orchestra Series •
POLISH FESTIVAL
Café MoMus
Aik Khai Pung, music director

As part of the Polish Festival, Café MoMus will present works of Polish composers from three different generations: Krzysztof Penderecki, Bettina Skrzypczak and Artur Słotwiński. Join us for coffee and conversation with Artur Slotwinski and the musicians after the performance.

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
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8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18
• Orchestra Series •
ACROSS THE POND
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

WALTON: Johannesburg Festival Overture
ELGAR: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 89
Featuring the winner of CCM cello competition
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 2 ("London")

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22

• Orchestra Series •
THE SYMPHONIC MASTERS – HAYDN AND BRAHMS
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

DVOŘÁK: In Nature’s Realm, Op. 91
HAYDN: Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 73

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Thursday, March 9

• Orchestra Series •
BREAK TIME
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director
Mark Gibson, conductor

Featuring the premiere of a work by the winner of the 2016 CCM Composition Competition!
STRAUSS: Burleske
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (Rhenish)

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, March 31

• Orchestra Series •
CONCERTO CONCERT
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

HAYDN: Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat Major
IBERT: Escales
GINASTERA: Harp Concerto, Op. 25
    Featuring the winner of CCM’s Harp Concerto Competition

Location: Walnut Hills High School Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, April 7

• Orchestra Series •
HAROLD MELTZER’S BRION
Café MoMus
Aik Khai Pung, music director

Café MoMus welcomes composer Harold Meltzer and guitarist Dieter Hennings for a performance of Brion, a guitar-and-ensemble piece that was a runner-up for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize.

Location: Cohen Family Studio 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. 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

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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A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, CCM is the largest single source of performing arts presentations in the state of Ohio.

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