A Timely, Dreamlike Production of Menotti’s The Consul

30/10/2017

Menotti, The Consul: Soloists of Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic / Patrick Reynolds (conductor). Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio. 22.10.2017. (RDA)

THE CONSUL

Cindy Sadler, Tyler Alessi, & Karah Shay Thomson in The Consul (c) Dayton Opera

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Eclectic Menu Opens Newly Renovated Music Hall

08/10/2017

Adams, Beethoven, Holland, Scriabin: Kit Armstrong (piano), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Louis Langrée (Music Director), Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. 6.10.2017. (RDA)

 AJ Waltz/Courtesy of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Music Hall (c) AJ Waltz/Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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If It’s August in Cincinnati, That Means Summermusik

23/08/2017

Mendelssohn, Mozart, Maxwell Davies, Febel, Preu, Saint-Saëns, David Bowie, Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Mahler, Stravinsky: Soloists, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra / Eckart Preu (conductor), SPCA Corbett Theater, Cincinnati, OH. 5-12-19.8.2017. (RDA)

CCO in Celestial Voyage

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in Celestial Voyage (c) Philip Groshong

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A Feverish Flute That Would Have Pleased Its Composer

17/07/2017

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Cincinnati Opera. Aronoff Centre, Cincinnati, OH. 15.7.2017. (RDA)

flute

The Magic Flute’ (c) Cincinnati Opera

 

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A Revival of Frida, an Opera About Two Mexican Artists

09/07/2017

Robert Xavier Rodríguez, Frida: Soloists, Cincinnati Opera / Andres Cladera (conductor), Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH. 8.7.2017. (RDA)

frida&diego

Catalina Cuervo (Frida) & Ricardo Herrera (Diego) (c) Philip Groshong

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Puccini’s Bohemians Move to the 1930s

18/06/2017

Puccini, La bohème: Cincinnati Opera, Natascha Metherell (director) / Louis Langrée (conductor), Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH. 15.6.2017. (RDA)

Cincinnati Opera’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème (Photo: Philip Groshong)

Cincinnati Opera’s production of Puccini’s La bohème (c) Philip Groshong

Production:

Stage Director – Natascha Metherell
Scenic & Costume – Designer Isabella Bywater
Lighting Designer – Thomas C. Hase
Hair & Make-up – Designer James Geier
Chorus Master – Henri Venanzi

Cast:

Mimì – Nicole Cabell
Musetta – Jessica Rivera
Rodolfo – Sean Panikkar
Marcello – Rodion Pogossov
Colline – Nathan Stark
Schaunard – Edward Nelson
Benoit/Alcindoro – Marco Nisticò

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NEW! Summer Music in Cincinnati 2017

14/06/2017

Music in the Summer in the Queen City Read more

Striking Visuals Are Just the Beginning of This Tosca

24/07/2016

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Christopher Allen (conductor), Cincinnati Opera, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH. 23.7.2016. (RDA)

 'Tosca' at Cincinnati Opera (Photo courtesy Cincinnati Opera)

Tosca at Cincinnati Opera (c) Cincinnati Opera

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