Tag: May Festival

Passing the baton: New conductors in Cincinnati’s changing choral scene

Over the past three years, it seems that there have been more than the usual number of notable leadership changes among Greater Cincinnati choral groups. Some shifts were driven by retirements. Others came about as directors departed for new positions. And some were propelled by the uncertainty that has upended nearly every aspect of life during the past two years.

Culture FIX: May 26-June 1

Step by step, we seem to be marching at least in the direction of normalcy. In the meantime, take a look at this week’s lineup. You’d hardly know that the world has been mostly shut down for a year or so.

‘Whiz kid’ Brett Stover’s next venture

It’s tempting to call Brett Stover a whiz kid. I realize that may seem a curious choice of words to describe a man of 56. But if you’ve ever met Stover, you know what I mean. There is nothing about him that remotely jibes with his age. Nothing, that is, other than the smarts that he brings to the table.

What to Do/Hear/See | Dec. 4-10

Did you hear that? That was the sound of Christmas exploding. There’s an absolute embarrassment of arts and culture options this week – especially if you’re a music fan. Better get right to it.