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2017-18 Orchestra Season

TICKETED CONCERT SERIES

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14
• CCM Celebrates Bernstein at 100 Series •
BERNSTEIN AND FRIENDS
CCM Philharmonia and Concert Orchestra
Mark Gibson and Aik Khai Pung, music directors and conductors

Concert Orchestra:
CHAVEZ: Symphony No. 2 (Sinfonia India)
THOMPSON: Excerpt from Symphony No. 2 (1932)
DIAMOND: Music to Romeo and Juliet (1947)
Philharmonia:
COPLAND: El Salón México
BARBER: Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5
• Orchestra Series •
ELGAR, CHAUSSON and DVORÁK
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

ELGAR: In the South, Op. 50
CHAUSSON: Poème, Op. 25
DVORÁK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 Series •
SONGFEST AND FANCY FREE
CCM Philharmonia
Featuring CCM student soloists
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

Join the CCM Philharmonia in its final concert celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial. One of the composer’s finest achievements, Songfest, blends late-romanticism with fiery Latin rhythms, blues, folksong and jazz. Fancy Free features a vibrant, jazz-tinged score and was a huge success when it premiered to sold-out crowds at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1944.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30
• Orchestra Series •
VERDI, BRITTEN AND RACHMANINOFF
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

VERDI: Overture to Les vêpres siciliennes
BRITTEN: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20
RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1
• Orchestra Series •
WEBER, BLACHER AND TCHAIKOVSKY
CCM Philharmonia
Aik Khai Pung, interim music director and conductor

WEBER: Overture to Euryanthe
BLACHER: Orchestral Variations on a Theme of Paganini
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 73, “Pathétique”

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, March 1
• Orchestra Series •
¡VIVA ESPAÑA!
CCM Philharmonia
Aik Khai Pung, interim music director and conductor

CHABRIER: España
LALO: Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
FALLA: El Sombrero de Tres Picos

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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4 p.m. Saturday, March 30
• Orchestra and Choral Series •
BACK TO BAROQUE
CCM Philharmonia and Chamber Choir
Earl Rivers, conductor

The combined CCM Philharmonia and Chamber Choir present Handel’s Zadok the Priest, composed for the coronation of King George II in 1727, and J.S. Bach’s Magnificat BWV 243, composed for Bach’s first Christmas in Leipzig. The Philharmonia will also play J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major and Handel’s Water Music in F Major.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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7 p.m. Sunday, April 14
• Orchestra and Jazz Series •
FANTASIA BRASILEIRA
CCM Philharmonia and Jazz Orchestra
Featuring guest artist Jovino Santos Neto, piano
Scott Belck and Aik Khai Pung, music directors and conductors

The seductive soundscape of enchanted Brazil comes to life in this evening of cool Brazilian music for orchestra and jazz ensemble. Featuring three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist and composer.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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8 p.m. Friday, April 26
• Orchestra Series •
STRAUSS, BARTÓK ABD BEETHOVEN
CCM Philharmonia
Aik Khai Pung, interim music director
Neil Varon, guest conductor from Eastman School of Music

STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel lustige Streiche, Op. 28
BARTÓK: Piano Concerto
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

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

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

FRANCK: Le Chausseur Maudit
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, Op. 35

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

BACH/STOKOWSKI: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, B.W.V. 565
MIKLÓS RÓZSA: Viola Concerto, Op. 37
        Featuring the winner of the CCM Viola Concerto Competition
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

Location: Princeton High School, 100 Viking Way, Cincinnati, OH 45246
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8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24
• Orchestra Series •
Café MoMus
Aik Khai Pung, music director

ADAMS: Shaker Loops

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25
• Piano and Orchestra Series •
PIANOPALOOZA PLAYS PROKOFIEV
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor
Featuring Piano faculty member Ran Dank and winners of the CCM Piano Concerto Competition

CCM’s fabulous piano faculty members join forces with the CCM Philharmonia to perform phenomenal works of Prokofiev.

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-Flat Major, Op. 10
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16
March from The Love For Three Oranges
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Location: Dieterle Vocal Arts Center, Room 300
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7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17
• Orchestra Series •
SCHUBERT, STRAVINSKY AND BEETHOVEN
CCM Philharmonia
Mark Gibson, music director
Aik Khai Pung, conductor

SCHUBERT: Overture to “Rosamunde”
STRAVINSKY: Pulcinella Suite
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60

Location: Walnut Hills High School, 3250 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207
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8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

RACHMANINOFF: The Isle of the Dead, Op. 29
BARBER: Violin Concerto
        Featuring the winner of the CCM Violin Competition
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 (Unfinished)

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2
• Orchestra Series •
CCM Concert Orchestra
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

BIZUB: Distant Light (World Premiere)
            Winner of the CCM Composition Competition
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 in D Major

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 •
REMEMBERING LENNY: NEW WORKS AND OLD FRIENDS
Café MoMus
Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor

FOSS: Time Cycle
METTENS: In This World (World Premiere)
CHEN: Vortex*Hymn (World Premiere)

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
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8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25
University of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
William R. Langley, music director and conductor

Comprised of non-music majors, UC’s Symphony Orchestra is designed to provide students with an opportunity to rehearse and to perform orchestral repertoire.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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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 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 Senior Showcase Sponsor

Dr. & Mrs. Carl Fischer
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. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bloom
Mr. & Mrs. J. David Rosenberg
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Dr. & Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
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 Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor

J. Brett Offenberger & Douglas E. Duckett
Cincinnati Dreams Come True, Inc.
Musical Theatre Birthday Cabaret Sponsor

Graeter's Ice Cream
Musical Theatre Performance Sponsors

CCMpower
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate and Prejudice through Performing Arts
Jeff Thomas Catering

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.