Catacoustic Consort, founded and led by Annalisa Pappano, will premiere “La Fête du Ruel,” by one of the greatest composers of Baroque-era France, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, 331 years after it was written.
Start with the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir made up of 100 singers from dozens of area churches. Add the powerhouse vocals of Broadway actress/vocalist Capathia Jenkins. Bring in the star power of hip-hop artist Common, winner of the 2015 Academy Award for “Glory” and multiple Grammy, Golden Globe and BET awards. Then hand the baton to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s John Morris Russell.
Over the last eight years, more than 80 business and community leaders have traded in their suits and ties (and in some cases, heels) for a musical instrument and a stage. But this is more than a jam session among friends. This is Suits That Rock, an annual fundraising concert dreamed up by Kevin Canafax and John Domaschko. So why do the Suits pour their hearts and souls into this event every year? That’s simple … to celebrate the joy of music.
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati plans a family-friendly open house to introduce the community to its new quarters.
The League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) has introduced a Theatre Ambassador program, with a pass good for exclusive backstage experiences at Cincinnati’s professional and university theaters, as well as box office discounts.