It’s a pleasure to highlight the week’s most intriguing events during this holiday season. Some may seem a bit offbeat, but hey, that’s culture!
Author: Ray Cooklis
Opening vistas and fueling dreams through Adopt A Class
You don’t have to convince Bill Burwinkel, winner of this year’s National Philanthropy Day Philanthropist of the Year award, about the importance of a good education and career guidance.After quitting high school to join the Army he bounced from job to job, never able to get a promotion because he lacked a college degree.
MUST-SEE MUSIC: fall 2022
Dare we even say it? “Back to normal”? Ever since the COVID pandemic brought the 2019-20 performing arts season to a halt, we’ve been looking forward to the day when our musical organizations could resume a full schedule. Looks like we’re just about there, though none of us are likely to take the miracle of live performance for granted again. Let’s count our blessings.
CCM brings artistry home to its audiences with new ‘Online’ performance series
CCM’s new CCMONSTAGE Online series of “virtual” performances promises to be a standout event.
UC/CCM COVID research: How bad is the news for voices and winds?
A first-ever study at the University of Cincinnati has looked at just how performing music can spread this virus – and what musicians can do to reduce the risk.
MUST-SEE: Music & Opera, Fall 2019
This is a season for landmark anniversaries in the arts – Cincinnati Museum Center (200 years), Cincinnati Art Academy (150), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (125) Cincinnati Opera (100), Chamber Music Cincinnati (90). Great events are on tap from those groups and…
Cincinnati Opera 2019 a mix of daring, traditional, quirky, romantic
Putting together the Cincinnati Opera summer festival season is not for the faint of heart. You have just four or five chances – each a costly, elaborate production – to draw the broadest possible audience, including opera newcomers, sophisticates and everyone in between – while balancing logistics, artist scheduling and, of course, costs.
Piecing together a Cincinnati Symphony season
In January, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announced its 125th anniversary season schedule for 2019-20, a lineup that required years of planning by “artists” you don’t see on stage. Here’s how the magic is put into place…