The largest presenter/producer of performing arts in Ohio, UC’s CCM (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music) has just announced its lineup of events for Season 2019-2020.

Three operas, in addition to four musicals, four plays and three dance programs will be presented, along with dozens of symphony concerts, jazz evenings, chamber music concerts, recitals by faculty and students will be on tap, starting this September.

Subscription packages with attractive discounts off single ticket prices can be purchased online at, over the phone at 513-556-4183, or in person at the CCM Box Office in the Atrium of UC’s Corbett Center for the Performing Arts. Three-Opera Package: $89


November 21-24 – Bedřich Smetana’s romantic comedy THE BARTERED BRIDE tells the story of Marie whose parents have pledged her to the son of a rich landowner. But she is in love with Hans, and the young lovers eventually win the day.

February 20-23, 2020 – Four rival suitors vie for Queen Partenope’s affections in Handel’s comic PARTENOPE all to the tune of show-off arias for cross-dressing singers.

April 2 – 5 – Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE contrasts the serious story of a hero and heroine’s quest for wisdom against the tale of a buffoonish bird catcher, singing flutes, magic bells, and forest creatures, accompanied by some of the most beautiful music ever written.

Rafael de Acha