For two decades, Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein has dedicated himself to restoring violins played by musicians during the Holocaust. With the help of his son, Avshi, these once-silent violins can be played again.
The much-needed, yet highly controversial 16-month rejuvenation of Music Hall was unveiled to a sold-out house, which could barely contain its excitement … even before the Cincinnati Symphony played its first note. It was quite the electric evening.
After more than a decade of angst and 16 months of anticipation, Music Hall reopens this weekend with a pair of concerts by the Cincinnati Symphony and an extensive housewarming event Saturday hosted by ArtsWave. Take advantage, and be a witness to history. Plus, there are lots of other events upcoming…read on.
Profile: Matt Zory is assistant principal bassist with the CSO and a talented photographer. Experience his behind-the-scenes photos of the Music Hall revitalization and get to know the man behind the lens.
The reconfiguration and revitalization of Music Hall is among the most important arts and culture events in our city’s history and its undertaking has been enormous and complex, involving hundreds of people working from myriad perspectives. We have captured eight stories from the front lines…