Sunday, September 7, 2003

Classical music events



ARC Ensemble Concert Series

Demetrius Fuller, artistic director. Concerts are at the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art. 289-4972 or www.arcensemble.org.

Oct. 10 - "Time Travel." Demetrius Fuller, conductor; Anna Polusmiak, piano. 8 p.m.

Nov. 20 - "Modern Masters." Demetrius Fuller, conductor; Tanja Becker-Bender, violin. 7:30 p.m.

Catacoustic Consort

Annalisa Pappano, artistic director. 772-3242 or www.catacoustic.com.

Sept. 14 - Marc Antoine Charpentier, La Descente d'Orphee aux Enfers. 3 p.m., Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington.

Sept. 20 - "Strike the Viol, Touch the Lute." Michael Leopold, lute. 7:30 p.m., St. George's Episcopal Church, Dayton.

Oct. 11 - "Passion and Pain: The Art of the 17th-Century Italian Lament." Catherine Webster, soprano. 8 p.m., Werner Recital Hall, CCM.

Nov. 8-9 - Kim Pineda, Baroque flute. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Christ Church, Glendale; 4 p.m. Sunday, St. George's Episcopal Church, Dayton.

Cincinnati Camerata

Christian Miller, director. (859) 491-2362.

Oct. 12 - Brahms, A German Requiem; Rick Sowash, Who Shall Soothe? (world premiere). 4 p.m., Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church.

Dec. 7 - "Es ist ein Ros." 7 p.m., Mother of God Church, Covington.

Cincinnati Chamber Music Society

Concerts are 8 p.m. in Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. (Dec. 9 program is in Werner Recital Hall.) 556-4183 or www.cincychamber.org.

Sept. 30 - Mendelssohn String Quartet with Jonathan Biss, piano.

Oct. 28 - Cho-Liang Lin, violin and Andre-Michel Schub, piano.

Dec. 9 - Nathan Gunn, baritone; Julie Jordan-Gunn, piano.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Mischa Santora, music director. 723-1182; www.cincychamberorch.com.

Sept. 28-29 - Mischa Santora, conductor; Claude Frank, pianist. Berg, Beethoven. 3 p.m. Sunday, Corbett Auditorium, UC; 7:30 p.m. Monday, Greaves Concert Hall, NKU.

Oct. 19-20 - Mischa Santora, conductor; Megan Dey-Toth, alto; Patrick Marques, tenor. Schubert, Mahler/Schoenberg. 3 p.m. Sunday, Corbett Auditorium; 7:30 p.m. Monday, Greaves Concert Hall.

Dec. 7 - Mischa Santora, conductor; Indra Thomas, soprano. Wagner, Berlioz, Brahms.

Cincinnati Choral Society

Douglas Belland, director; Michael Chertock, associate conductor. 784-2379; www.cincinnatichoralsociety.org.

Dec. 6-7 - John Rutter, Magnificat. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Mason United Methodist Church; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Montgomery.

Cincinnati Opera: Opera Rap

Nicholas Muni, artistic director. 744-3511; cincinnatiopera.com.

Oct. 16 - 2004 Season Preview with Nic Muni. 7 p.m., Corbett Tower, Music Hall.

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Paavo J”rvi, music director. Concerts are in Music Hall. 381-3300 or www.cincinnatisymphony.org.

Sept. 12-13 - Paavo J”rvi, conductor; Truls Mork, cello. Douglas Lowry, Exordium Nobile (world premiere); Prokofiev, Shostakovich. 8 p.m.

Sept. 19-20 - Paavo J”rvi, conductor; Richard Goode, piano. Ravel, Bartok, Mozart. 8 p.m.

Sept. 26-27 - Paavo J”rvi, conductor; Yundi Li, piano. Johann Strauss, Chopin, Brahms. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Oct. 3-4 - Andrew Litton, conductor; James Tocco, piano. Berlioz, Corigliano, Rachmaninoff. 8 p.m.

Oct. 17-18 - Michael Morgan, conductor; Mark O'Connor, violin; Cristian Ganicenco, trombone. Griffes, Mark O'Connor, Paul Creston, Bernstein. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Oct. 24-26 - Paavo J”rvi conducting; Akiko Suwanai, violin. Erkki-Sven Tuur, Brahms, Berlioz. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

Oct. 30-Nov. 1 - Paavo J”rvi conducting; Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Charles Coleman, Mozart, Sibelius. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dec. 5-6 - Stephane Deneve conducting; Nikolai Lugansky, piano. Rachmaninoff, Faure, Roussel. 8 p.m.

Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Concert and Ball, John Morris Russell, conductor, 7:30 p.m.

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Erich Kunzel, conductor. Concerts are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday, in Music Hall.

Sept. 5-7 - "Oktoberfest Zinzinnati Pops." Erich Kunzel, conductor.

Oct. 10-12 - "Ohio Bicentennial Celebration." Erich Kunzel, conductor; Maureen McGovern, vocalist; Hope Taft, first lady of Ohio, guest narrator. World premiere by Joseph D. Price.

Dec. 12-14 - "Happy Holidays from the Pops." Erich Kunzel, conductor; Lee Roy Reams, vocalist; and more. (2 p.m. Sunday)

College-Conservatory of Music

University of Cincinnati. 556-4183 or www.ccm.uc.edu.

Oct. 7 - Tokyo String Quartet. Schubert, Janacek, Beethoven. 8 p.m., Corbett Auditorium.

Oct. 14 - Philharmonia Orchestra, Mark Gibson, conductor. Wagner, Roig-Franconi, Ravel. 8 p.m., Corbett Auditorium.

Oct. 16 - Concert Orchestra, Xian Zhang, conductor. Schumann, Dvorak. 8 p.m., Corbett Auditorium.

Oct. 17 - Percussion Group Cincinnati; Audrey Luna, soprano. John Cage Project. 8 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater.

Nov. 2 - Starling Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sassmannshaus, director. 7 p.m., Werner Recital Hall.

Nov. 5 - Chamber Music with James Tocco. 8 p.m., Corbett Auditorium.

Nov. 6 - Philharmonia Orchestra, Mark Gibson, conductor. Mozart, Messiaen, Mendelssohn. 8 p.m., Corbett Auditorium.

Nov. 11 - "From the Top" Live from Music Hall, hosted by pianist Christopher O'Riley, with the Starling Chamber Orchestra and others. 7 p.m., Music Hall (621-2787).

Nov. 14-16 - Markheim, by Carlisle Floyd (opera studio). Thomas de Mallet Burgess, director; Karen Roethlisberger, music director. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Cohen Family Studio Theater.

Nov. 21 - "It's New to You." Contemporary Orchestra, Mark Gibson, conductor. 8 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theater.

Nov. 22 - World Music Concert Series. "Traditional String Music of China." Ming Ke, pipa. 8 p.m., Robert Werner Recital Hall.

Nov. 23 - Chamber Choir and Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Earl Rivers, conductor. Bach, B Minor Mass. 3 p.m., Knox Presbyterian Church, Hyde Park.

Nov. 25 - Concert Orchestra Chamber Orchestra, Dean Douglas Lowry, guest conductor. Stravinsky, Nielsen, Beethoven. 8 p.m., Corbett Auditorium.

Dec. 6-7 - Feast of Carols. 5 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Corbett Auditorium.

Dayton Opera

Thomas Bankston, artistic director. Performances are in the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (888) 228-3630; www.daytonopera.org.

Nov. 1, 7, 9 - La Boheme. Paul Williams, director; Thomas Cockrell, conductor.

The Dayton Philharmonic

Neal Gittleman, music director. Classical and special concerts are 8 p.m.; Pops concerts are 8:30 p.m., Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (937) 228-3630 or (888) 228-3630; www.daytonphilharmonic.org.

Sept. 18 and 20 - Neal Gittleman, conductor; Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola.

Oct. 10-11 - SuperPops, King's Singers.

Oct. 17-18 - Bridget Michaele Reischl, guest conductor; Gail Williams, horn.

Nov. 14-15 - Three Mo' Tenors (special concert).

Nov. 21-22 - Neal Gittleman, conductor; Dayton Philharmonic Chorus. The Damnation of Faust.

Dec. 4 and 6 - Neal Gittleman, conductor; Andre Watts, piano.

Great Music in a Great Space

Concerts are in S.t. Peter in Chains Cathedral, downtown. 421-2222 or www.stpeterinchainscathedral.org.

Oct. 12 - Miami University Chamber Singers and Collegiate Chorale, William Bausano, director. 3 p.m.

Oct. 22 - The Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral (London), John Scott, director. 8 p.m.

Nov. 2 - The Choir of St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Anthony DiCello, director. 3 p.m.

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

James R. Cassidy, music director. Concerts are 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday in Greaves Hall, Northern Kentucky University. (859) 431-6216 or www.nkso.org.

Oct. 10-11 - Bryan Wallick, piano. All-Prokofiev. 8 p.m.

Nov. 29-30 - "Sister Act." Andra Lunde Padrichelli, cello; Mari Thomas, violin. Vivaldi, Raskatov, Haydn. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

Linton Chamber Music Series

Concerts are at 4 p.m. Sundays, First Unitarian Church, Avondale; 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Montgomery. 381-6868 or www.lintonmusic.org.

Oct. 12-13 - Alex Kerr, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Richard Hawley, clarinet; Stuart Malina, piano.

Nov. 23 - Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Wiley, cello.

Miami University Performing Arts Series

(513) 529-3200; www.tickets.muohio.edu.

Sept. 24 - Bela Fleck, banjo; Edgar Meyer, bass, 7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium.

Oct. 29 - Lang Lang, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium.

Nov. 14-16 - Jacques Offenbach, La Perichole, Miami Opera Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Hall Auditorium.

Middletown Symphony Orchestra

Carmon DeLeone, music director. (513) 424-2426 or www.middletownsymphony.com.

Nov. 15 - Nick Clooney, narrator. 8:15 p.m., Dave Finkelman Auditorium.

MUSE Cincinnati Women's Choir

Catherine Roma, director. 221-1118; www.musechoir.org.

Sept. 28 - "Journey of Hope" Concert, Sister Helen Prejean, guest speaker, 3 p.m., St. John Church, West Chester Township.

Nov 7-9 - Soundings II. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, St. John Unitarian Church, Clifton.

Music in the Museum

Featuring the Grand E.M. Skinner Symphonic Concert Organ, Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Concerts are 7:30 p.m. 287-7001 or www.cincymuseum.org.

Oct. 13 - The Vocal Arts Ensemble, Earl Rivers, director; Ernest Hoffman, organist; Walnut Hills High School Senior Choir, Rick VanMatre, saxophone; CCM Brass Choir.

Nov. 17 - Peter Richard Conte, organist; Mari Opatz-Muni, mezzo-soprano; Kenneth Shaw, bass-baritone.

Musica Sacra

Helmut Roehrig, music director. 385-5583.

Oct. 26 - Haydn, The Creation Mass and Te Deum. 3 p.m., Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

Dec. 14 - Vivaldi's Gloria; Handel's Messiah. 4 p.m., Our Lord Christ the King Church, Mount Lookout.

Northern Kentucky University

Concerts are in Greaves Concert Hall. (859) 572-6384; visit www.music.nku.edu for complete listing.

Sept. 21 - "The Italian Feast," Amernet String Quartet; Paul Posnak, pianist. 3 p.m.

Oct. 7 - Chanticleer. 8 p.m.

Oct. 8 - World Premiere Concert. 8 p.m.

Sorg Opera

Sorg Opera House, Middletown. Curtis Tucker, artistic director. (513) 425-0180 or www.sorgopera.com.

Nov. 1-2 - "A Little Nightmare Music." Nelson Sheeley, director; Curtis Tucker, conductor. 8 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati

Earl Rivers, director. 559-0000 or 556-4183; vaecincinnati.org.

Oct. 12-13 - Earl Rivers, conductor; Ernest Hoffman, organ; Rick VanMatre, saxophone; CCM Brass Choir, Walnut Hills High School Choir. 3 p.m. Sunday, Cathedral Basilica, Covington; 7:30 p.m. Monday, Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.

Dec. 12-13 - Holiday Concert. 8 p.m. Friday, St. Boniface Catholic Church, Northside; 8 p.m. Saturday, Athenaeum of Ohio, Mount Washington.

Xavier Classical Piano and Guitar Series

The Rev. John Heim, director. Concerts are 2:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre, Xavier University. 745-3161.

Sept. 28 - Kemal Gekic, piano.

Oct. 19 - Randall Avers, guitar.

Oct. 26 - Robert DeGaetano, piano.

Nov. 9 - Emanuele Segre, guitar.

Nov. 16 - Elizabeth Pridonoff, piano.




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