Repeat after us: Pay no attention to the falling snow. It’s spring. It’s really spring. Whatever Mother Nature’s capricious weather, there are still plenty of great reasons to get out of the house this week for great arts offerings. In particular, although Holy Week doesn’t start until Sunday, Easter-themed programs are popping up like daffodils.
For many in the Tri-state, especially those near a river, torrential rains and rising waters made the last week a little stressful. If life has drained your spiritual tank, we have a few ideas for refueling it – most of them on high ground. It’s a particularly rich music weekend.
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.
Don’t worry. The fever will break. No, not yours (although we hope you’re well, of course): Mother Nature’s. By the end of the week, it’ll seem a little more like February again, just in time to inspire you to take advantage of these enjoyable indoor events.
Clara Baur founded what is now the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 1967. As the world-renowned conservatory celebrates its sesquicentennial during the Moveable Feast showcase in January, the current generation of the Baur family will officially reconnect with the school Clara set in motion so many years ago.