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CCM Philharmonia continues concert series on Feb. 1

Aik Khai Pung conducts the CCM Philharmonia in a concert of works by Weber, Blacher and Tchaikovsky

The University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music Philarmonia continues its 2018-19 concert series at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 in Corbett Auditorium. Tickets to the performance are on sale now.

Led by interim music director and conductor Aik Khai Pung, the concert begins with Carl Maria von Weber's Overture to Euryanthe, a dramatic opera composed in 1823. NPR has praised the opera for its "brilliant" score and suggests that it may be Weber's greatest masterpiece.

Next on the program is Boris Blacher's highly rhythmic Orchestral Variations on a Theme by Paganini, which was first performed in 1947 and is described as the composer's most successful orchestral work.

The concert closes with Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's final completed symphony, Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 73, “Pathétique” — a piece that the composer described as "the best thing I ever composed or shall compose."

Complete program information for the Feb. 1 concert is below. For more information about CCM's spring 2019 events, please visit uc.edu/news/articles/2018/12/n2057803.html.

Repertoire

WEBER: Overture to Euryanthe
BLACHER: Orchestral Variations on a Theme of Paganini
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 73, “Pathétique” 

Performance Time

8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1

Location

Corbett Auditorium, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati

Purchasing Tickets

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for non-UC students and FREE for UC students with a valid ID. General admission and non-UC student tickets are on sale now. UC students can obtain one free ticket each with valid ID beginning Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Tickets can be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office, over the telephone at 513-556-4183 or online now through our e-Box Office! Visit ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice for CCM Box Office hours and location.

Parking and Directions

Parking is available in the CCM Garage (located at the base of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. Please visit uc.edu/parking for information on parking rates.

For detailed maps and directions, please visit uc.edu/visitors. Additional parking is available off-campus at the U Square complex on Calhoun Street and other neighboring lots.

For directions to CCM Village, visit ccm.uc.edu/about/directions.