NOVEMBER’S MUSIC IN CINCINNATI

MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS: NOVEMBER
These are just a few of the many musical events that crowd the month of November right up to Thanksgiving week. Why so early with this post? Tickets go fast!
CCM remains the largest presenter of performing arts events in the State of Ohio as will be evident by the number of CCM events highlighted here. Many of these concerts, musicals and recitals are free, and those that are not are reasonably priced.
Let this serve as a guide for you to go and explore further… Visit the websites of these organizations… bone up on the music ahead of time… Whatever you do, please enjoy all the music that the City of Cincinnati has to offer.

NOVEMBER 1, THURSDAY, 8 PM – CCM – BERNSTEIN FESTIVAL – PIANOPALOOZA
MEMBERS OF THE CCM PIANO AND CONDUCTING FACULTY JOIN FORCES TO HONOR LENNY’S 100TH BY PLAYING HIS DANCES FROM WEST SIDE STORY AND HIS ARRANGEMENT OF AARON COPLAND’S EL SALON MEXICO, ALONG WITH OTHER WORKS.
TKTS: $15 CCM’S BOX OFFICE – 513 556 4183

NOVEMBER 2, FRIDAY – CCM – BERNSTEIN FESTIVAL – ORCHESTRA
BERNSTEIN’S SONGFEST JOINS HIS FANCY FREE IN ALL-LENNY PROGRAM, WITH MARK GIBSON LEADING THE CCM PHILHARMONIA AND VOCAL SOLOISTS.
TKTS: $15 CCM’S BOX OFFICE – 513 556 4183

NOVEMBER 3, SATURDAY AT 8 PMCORO VOLANTE
A NEW CHORAL ENSEMBLE GIVES MEANING TO ITS WINGED NAME BY TAKING FLIGHT WITH THE LOCAL PREMIERE OF THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION. THE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN STORY SET TO MUSIC BY PULITZER-PRIZE WINNER DAVID LANG WILL ALIGHT AT THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER ON EERIE AVENUE IN HYDE PARK.
FREE AND OPEN WITH NO NEED FOR RESERVATIONS.

NOVEMBER 4, SUNDAY – CCM PRESTIGE SERIES – BERNSTEIN FESTIVAL AT CCM
THE CCM JAZZ ORCHESTRA IN CORBETT AUDITORIUM WITH A JAZZED UP WEST SIDE STORY, PRECEDED BY A TALK WITH STAN KENTON SCHOLAR AND CONDUCTOR VAUGHN WIESTER.
TKTS: $20 CCM’S BOX OFFICE – 513 513 556 4183

NOVEMBER 4 AND 5, SUNDAY AND MONDAYBLACK ANGELS
concert:nova GIVES THE LOCAL PREMIERE OF GEORGE CRUMB’S 1970 MUSICAL COMMENTARY ABOUT A WORLD AT WAR.
CHECK OUT TIMES AND LOCATION BY PHONE (513 – 739 6682)

NOVEMBER 8-10, THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY – CCM – GODSPELL
THE 1971 OFF-BROADWAY HIT IS ON STAGE IN THE INTIMATE COHEN FAMILY STUDIO THEATRE AT 8 PM THIS WEEKEND WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2 PM MATINEE ON SATURDAY. TKTS ARE FREE.
PHONE CCM’S BOX OFFICE ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 5 AT 12:30 PM – 513 513 556 4183

NOVEMBER 11, AT 3 PM AT WYOMING’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH – THE AGE OF WAGNER
CINCINNATI SONG INITIATIVE AND WAGNER SOCIETY OF CINCINNATI JOINTLY PRESENT SOPRANO LATOYA LAIN AND TENOR DANIEL WEEKS WITH PIANISTS DONNA LOEWY AND CASEY ROBARDS, IN A PROGRAM OF LIEDER BY LISZT, MAHLER, WOLF AND, OF COURSE, WAGNER.
TKTS: $20 (www.cincinnatisonginitiative.org)

NOVEMBER 11 AT 4 PM AND NOVEMBER 12 AT 7:30 PM – LINTON MUSIC
ANNA POLONSKY, ILYA FINKELSTEIN, STEFANI COLLINS MATSUO, CHRISTIAN COLBERG, DWIGHT PARRY, AND WILLIAM WINSTEAD PLAY POULENC, MOZART AND DVORAK.
TKTS AND INFO: 513 381 6868

NOVEMBER 15-18, CCM – THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AT 8 PM, SUNDAY AT 2 PM ONLY – THE TURN OF THE SCREW
BENJAMIN BRITTEN’S CHAMBER OPERA ABOUT CHILDREN HAUNTED BY GHOSTS IN AN ENGLISH ESTATE IS STAGED FOR CCM AT THE PATRICIA CORBETT THEATRE BY VINCE DE GEORGE, WITH AIK KHAI PUNG LEADING THE ORCHESTRA.
TKTS: $32-$36 CCM’S BOX OFFICE – 513 556 4183

NOVEMBER 18, A CCM PRESENTATION IN THE WILKS STUDIO AT MUSIC HALL, SUNDAY AT 7 PM
COMPOSER MATTHEW AUCOIN AND SARAH RUHL, HIS LIBRETIST, TEST THE OPERATIC WATERS WITH A WORKSHOP READING OF THEIR EURYDICE, WITH UP AND COMING SINGERS FROM THE RANKS OF CCM LED BY ROBIN GUARINO.
TKTS ARE FREE BY PHONING 513 – 241 2742 ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 5 AFTER 10:00 AM

NOVEMBER 20, TUESDAY AT 8 PM – THE CCM CONCERT ORCHESTRA AT CCM
AIK KHAI PUNG LEADS THE ENSEMBLE IN HAYDN’S “CLOCK” SYMPHONY, LISZT’S LES PRELUDES AND SCRIABIN’S THE POEM OF ECSTASY.
FREE ADMISSION

NOVEMBER 30, FRIDAY AT 8 PM – THE CCM PHILHARMONIA AT CCM
WITH MARK GIBSON AT THE HELM THE CCM PHILHARMONIA OPENS THEIR CONCERT WITH A VERDI OVERTURE FROM I VESPRI SICILIANI, FOLLOWS IT WITH BRITTEN’S SINFONIA DA REQUIEM AND WRAPS IT ALL UP WITH RACHMANINOFF’S SYMPHONIC DANCES.
TKTS: $15 CCM’S BOX OFFICE – 513 556 4183

HAPPY LISTENING!

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