One of the biggest weekend of events in Cincinnati in several years. And several of the most prominent are already sold out. Clear your dance card and gird your loins; whatever your pleasure, we have you covered.
It’s time for a seasonal changing of the guard. With May just around the corner, many of Greater Cincinnati’s purveyors of cultural entertainment are wrapping up either their current undertakings or their season. That’s good news for you: There’s plenty to catch, both coming and going.
The evolution of the cross-genre MusicNOW Festival continues in 2017 with new music from Bob Weir, Bryce Dessner, Lisa Hannigan and more, including a shift to a new season, new venues, a new conductor and new festival management.
Even music fans accustomed to the MusicNOW Festival’s self-described “genre-bending” mix of classical, rock, world music and other far-flung styles may find their heads spinning over this year’s March 18-20 festival lineup.
The contemporary music festival, in its 11th year, will include two premieres: a full-orchestra version of MusicNOW founder Bryce Dessner’s “Aheym” and the U.S. premiere of Dessner’s work for strings, “Réponse Lutoslawski.”