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CCM offers free admission to many performances and public events throughout the academic year. Other events require purchased tickets, with ticket prices varying by event, venue and seat location.

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Tickets for CCM's fall events are on sale now!

Tickets for January and February events become available for early access to select patrons on Nov. 28-30, and become available to all audiences on Dec. 1!

We will continue to announce our schedule of public performances in two-month intervals. Information on March and April events will be announced in February!


Ticketed Events

Ariel Quartet

Ariel Quartet. Photo/provided by the Ariel Quartet.

Opening Concert: 2022

CCM's acclaimed String Quartet-in-Residence opens its 2022 concert series with Béla Bartók's String Quartet No. 5. Additional repertoire to be announced.

BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 5

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22
Robert J. Werner Recital Hall

Tickets are $29.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

Cincinnati Youth Choir

Photo provided by Cincinnati Youth Choir.

Illuminate the Soul

Cincinnati Youth Choir 
Robyn Lana, music director 

The Cincinnati Youth Choir will brighten your hearts and minds with sounds of the season celebrating holidays, family, friendship, and singing together again. 

2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 
Corbett Auditorium

Tickets are $10. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

A dancer on stage during a performance

Photo by Will Brenner.

Dance Works

Shauna Steele, director 
Featuring world premieres by choreographer Shauna Steele and composer Aya Yoshida, Alexander Zemlinsky Prize Winner

CCM Dance showcases an array of classic and contemporary works restaged and choreographed by CCM Dance faculty and guest choreographers. From Paquita, choreographed by Marius Petipa (1910) and restaged by Deirdre Carberry, to Falling Upwards by Shauna Steele, which features the world premiere of a new work by Aya Yoshida, winner of the international Alexander Zemlinsky Prize for Composition. The premiere is performed by the CCM Dance Ensemble and the CCM Philharmonia, conducted by Mark Gibson.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 
7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 
3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5
Patricia Corbett Theater 

Tickets are $29.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Feast of Carols

Photo by Andrew Higley/UC Creative + Brand.

Feast of Carols

CCM Chamber Choir, Chorale and Concert Orchestra, UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, and Cincinnati Youth Choir 
Featuring guest choirs from Mason High School, Kings High School, Dixie Heights High School, and Anderson High School 
Robyn Lana, Joe Miller, Brett Scott, conductors, with guest conductors 

Bring family and friends to CCM to welcome the 2021 holiday season with festive choral favorites performed by CCM’s, UC’s and CYC’s fabulous choirs and outstanding guest choirs from Mason High School, Kings High School, Dixie Heights High School and Anderson High School.

2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 
2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 
Corbett Auditorium

Ticket prices are $21.50-$25.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

Buy tickets online.

Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Jazz Orchestra performs on stage

Photo by Andrew Higley/UC Creative + Brand.

Opening Concert: 2022

CCM Jazz Orchestra 
Scott Belck, music director 

Swing into the new year with jazz hits performed by CCM's student artists.

4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 
Corbett Auditorium


Composer's Concert

CCM Jazz Lab Band
Craig Bailey, music director

Enjoy modern jazz music composed and arranged by Craig Bailey and his friends around the world. Compositions from Bobby Watson, Michael Phillip Mossman, Tim Armacost, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, Sy Johnson, Don Sickler and others.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10
Corbett Auditorium

Ticket prices vary; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

opera singer

Photo by Mark Lyons.

Orpheus in the Underworld

Music by Jacques Offenbach 
Libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy

Amy Johnson, director  
Brett Scott, music director and conductor

Presented as part of the Opera d'arte Undergraduate Opera Series. Offenbach’s operetta is a satirical retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and his journey to the underworld to save his beloved, Eurydice. In this version, Orpheus and Eurydice are unhappily married, and he reluctantly travels to the underworld in an attempt to retrieve his estranged wife from her new lover, Pluto. The comical opera features beloved music, including a popular can-can.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4 
7:30p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6
Cohen Family Studio Theater


L'amant Anonyme (The Anonymous Lover)

Music by Joseph Bologne, Chevailer de Saint-Georges 
Libretto by Stéphanie Félicité de Genlis

Caleb Glickman, conductor 
Alison Pogorelc, director

This chamber opera tells the story of a Léontine, a beautiful young widow who has sworn to resist love and romance. Much to her chagrin, she receives letters and gifts from a secret admirer who is later revealed to be Valcour, her friend who has hidden his true feelings for years. 

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 

Cohen Family Studio Theater

Ticket prices vary; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. Performances in Cohen Family Studio Theater are general admission.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Philharmonia performs on stage

Photo by Joe Fuqua II/UC Creative Services.

Folk Dance, Folk Spirit

CCM Philharmonia 
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

The Philharmonia opens the spring season with three works that originate from the earth and rise towards transcendence through the vitality of song and dance.

KODÁLY: Dances of Galanta 
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Apu 
DVORAK: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70

7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28
Corbett Auditorium


Carnival!

CCM Philharmonia 
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

Just in time for Mardi Gras, we offer a program to shake you out of the winter blues.  Featuring CCM alumnus Shawn Okpebholo’s joyous work Stomp the Dust!

SHAWN OKPEBHOLO: Kutimbua Kivumbi (Stomp the Dust!) 
STRAVINSKY: Petroushka (1911 Version) 
RESPIGHI: Feste Romane

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17
Corbett Auditorium


Ticket prices are $25; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

Actors perform on stage during a play

Photo by Mark Lyons.

Julius Caesar

By William Shakespeare 
k. Jenny Jones, director

Roman senators Brutus and Cassius lead a group effort to assassinate Julius Caesar and end his tyrannical rule. But his assassination does not help matters, sending the people of Rome into warring factions as the city descends into bloody civil chaos.

CONTENT ADVISORY: For mature audiences. This show includes depictions of violence, blood, themes of suicide and self-harm.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 
7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5
Cohen Family Studio Theater


Blue Stockings

By Jessica Swale 
Susan Felder, director

A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the backdrop of women’s suffrage in 1896 Britain. Tess Moffatt and the other first-year women of Girton College are determined to win the right to graduate, but little do they anticipate the hurdles in their way. The play follows them in their fight to change the future of education.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 (preview) 
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10  
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11  
2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13
Patricia Corbett Theater

Ticket prices vary; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. Performances in Cohen Family Studio Theater are general admission. Performances in Patricia Corbett Theater are reserved seating.

Buy tickets online.

Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

Prep

Photo provided by CCM Prep.

Fall Youth Ballet Concert

Tricia Sundbeck, director 

The CCM Youth Ballet Companies feature talented students from ages nine through adult, performing traditional and contemporary works choreographed by CCM and CCM Prep faculty. 


7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 
Patricia Corbett Theater

Ticket prices are $19.50; student and group discounts available.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Wind Symphony performs on stage

Photo by Andrew Higley/UC Creative + Brand.

Winter Blossom

CCM Wind Symphony 
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor 
Featuring faculty artist Michael Chertock, piano

The CCM Wind Symphony performs a program that is sure to warm the soul, featuring Xi Wang’s Winter Blossom and the world premiere of Frank Proto’s Concerto for Piano and Winds with faculty artist Michael Chertock.

SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture  
PROTO: Concerto for Piano and Winds (World Premiere)  
HAILSTORK: An America Guernica 
WANG: Winter Blossom

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29
Corbett Auditorium


Pops: Summon the Heroes

CCM Wind Symphony 
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor 
Featuring faculty artist Michael Mergen, trumpet

The CCM Wind Symphony performs an inspiring program of popular works, featuring movie soundtrack classics alongside well-known wind band repertoire. Featuring Faculty Artist Michael Mergen, trumpet, this performance includes works by John Williams, John Phillip Sousa, Gustav Holst and more!

7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5
Corbett Auditorium

Ticket prices start at $19.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

Buy tickets online.

Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.


Update On Public Events

The health and safety of our community remains our top priority. Based on current conditions, performance venues will be reduced to 50% capacity. All individuals, including audience members and performers, are required to wear facial coverings indoors, following guidelines from the CDC and UC’s physician-led COVID response team. Additional measures may be in place as conditions develop based on guidance from the CDC and UC’s physician-led COVID response team. Visit the UC Public Health website and CCM's COVID-19 website for additional information and updates.

CCM’s performances and events will be announced in two-month intervals. January and Feburary events will be announced in December. We will continue to share updates and additional information online and in future installments of our Next OnStage email newsletter.

Contact Information

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
  • Email: boxoff@uc.edu

Regular Operating Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 12:30-6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12-4 p.m.
  • One hour prior to the start of ticketed performances.

To expedite CCM student ticket requests, students are encouraged to visit CCM's ticket sales website to create an account BEFORE visiting the CCM Box Office.

Advance Sales

Want to guarantee your seat? Current CCM students can purchase up to two tickets for each CCMONSTAGE concert and production at the discounted rate of just $5 per ticket. Tickets must be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office. A valid student ID is required. Please note that all ticketed performances at CCM are now reserved seating, so you will be required to select your seats at time of purchase.

Rush Tickets

Current CCM students also have the opportunity to attend most CCMONSTAGE events at no charge through student rush. CCM student rush tickets become available two days before each concert performance and one hour prior to the start of each theatre arts (dance, plays, musicals, opera) performance. The CCM Box Office strongly encourages students to request concert rush tickets at least 30-minutes prior to the start of each performance. CCM student rush tickets subject to availability. Tickets must be requested in person at the CCM Box Office. A valid student ID is required.

Other restrictions may apply. Inquire at the CCM Box Office for full details.

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather conditions, CCM will handle the cancellation of events and performances as follows: if the University of Cincinnati is closed, all CCM performances on that day will be cancelled.

CCM patrons that wish to receive specific ticketed event cancellation notices via email should contact the Box Office at 513-556-4183 or email boxoff@uc.edu.

Sponsors

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Sponsor
The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Sponsor
All-Steinway School Sponsor
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc.
Community Partners
The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists & Thinking About Music Sponsor
ArtsWave: Funding Arts, Fueling Community
CCMpower: Friends and Alumni Fueling the Future of the Arts
CCMONSTAGE ONLINE Broadcast Sponsors
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer
Musical Theatre Department Sponsor
Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor
Rafael and Kimberly de Acha
Opera D’Arte Sponsor
An Anonymous Donor
Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Elizabeth C.B. & Paul G. Sittenfeld+
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
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor
Starling Strings Sponsor
Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary
Organ Department Sponsors
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsor
Richard E. Thornburgh
Edward Donovan and Cheryl Carter
Jeff Thomas Catering
The Castleberry Family
KMK Law
Sandra & Stephen Joffe
Paula Boggs Muething & Brian Muething
Patti Myers & Alan Flaherty
Trish & Rick Bryan
Prestige AV & Creative Services
Graeter’s Ice Cream
CCMpower
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate & Prejudice through the Performing Arts
Event Sponsors
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of August 30, 2021