Next on Stage: CCM announces January and February ticketed events

Guarantee your seats for CCM performances by purchasing your tickets online

Start the new year with the next generation of performing and media artists at UC's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Tickets are now on sale for the college's January and February theatre arts and concert performances; view the calendar and purchase tickets on the CCMONSTAGE Box Office website.

From exhilharating concerts to breathtaking theatre, CCM offers a variety of performances for arts lovers to enjoy. CCMONSTAGE's ticketed theatre arts offerings include Jacques Offenbach's comedic operetta Orpheus in the Underworld, Jessica Swale's dramatic play Blue Stockings and Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges' romantic chamber opera L'Amant Anonyme (The Anonymous Lover). CCMONSTAGE's ticketed concert offerings include captivating performances by the CCM Wind Swmphony, CCM Philharmonia, CCM Jazz Orchestra, CCM Jazz Lab Band and String-Quartet-in-Residence the Ariel Quartet. View performance details in the listings below.

Tickets can be purchased:

Performance details for ticketed January and February events are listed below. Performance dates and details subject to change. For the most current information, visit the CCMONSTAGE portal at ccmonstage.universitytickets.com.

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The health and safety of our community remains our top priority. Based on current conditions, performance venues will be reduced to 50% capacity and all individuals, including audience members and performers, are required to wear facial coverings indoors, following guidelines from the CDC and UC's physician-led COVID response team. Additional measures may be in place as conditions develop based on guidance from the CDC and UC's physician-led COVID response team. Visit the UC Public Health website and CCM's COVID-19 website for additional information and updates.

CCMONSTAGE January and February ticketed events

Ariel Quartet

Ariel Quartet. Photo/provided by the Ariel Quartet.

Opening Concert: 2022

CCM's acclaimed String Quartet-in-Residence opens its 2022 concert series with Béla Bartók's String Quartet No. 5. Additional repertoire to be announced.

BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 5

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22
Robert J. Werner Recital Hall

Tickets are $29.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Jazz Orchestra performs on stage

Photo by Andrew Higley/UC Creative + Brand.

**Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

Don’t Git Sassy: The Music of Thad Jones

CCM Jazz Orchestra 
Scott Belck, music director 

Thad Jones’ big band music embodies the height of sophistication, the depths of hard driving swing, the relentless groove of the blues, and the beauty of a compositional style like no other. Join us for an evening celebrating the swinging music of this American jazz master.

Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 
Corbett Auditorium


**Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

Composer's Concert

CCM Jazz Lab Band
Craig Bailey, music director

Enjoy modern jazz music composed and arranged by Craig Bailey and his friends around the world. Compositions from Bobby Watson, Michael Phillip Mossman, Tim Armacost, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, Sy Johnson, Don Sickler and others.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10
Corbett Auditorium

Ticket prices vary; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

Buy tickets online.

Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

opera singer

Photo by Mark Lyons.

Orpheus in the Underworld

Music by Jacques Offenbach 
Libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy

Amy Johnson, director  
Brett Scott, music director and conductor

Presented as part of the Opera d'arte Undergraduate Opera Series. Offenbach’s operetta is a satirical retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and his journey to the underworld to save his beloved, Eurydice. In this version, Orpheus and Eurydice are unhappily married, and he reluctantly travels to the underworld in an attempt to retrieve his estranged wife from her new lover, Pluto. The comical opera features beloved music, including a popular can-can.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4 
7:30p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6
Cohen Family Studio Theater


L'amant Anonyme (The Anonymous Lover)

Music by Joseph Bologne, Chevailer de Saint-Georges 
Libretto by Stéphanie Félicité de Genlis

Caleb Glickman, conductor 
Alison Pogorelc, director

This chamber opera tells the story of a Léontine, a beautiful young widow who has sworn to resist love and romance. Much to her chagrin, she receives letters and gifts from a secret admirer who is later revealed to be Valcour, her friend who has hidden his true feelings for years. 

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 

Cohen Family Studio Theater

Ticket prices vary; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. Performances in Cohen Family Studio Theater are general admission.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Philharmonia performs on stage

Photo by Joe Fuqua II/UC Creative Services.

**Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

Folk Dance, Folk Spirit

CCM Philharmonia 
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

The Philharmonia opens the spring season with three works that originate from the earth and rise towards transcendence through the vitality of song and dance.

KODÁLY: Dances of Galanta 
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Apu 
DVORAK: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70

Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28
Corbett Auditorium


Carnival!

CCM Philharmonia 
Mark Gibson, music director and conductor

Just in time for Mardi Gras, we offer a program to shake you out of the winter blues.  Featuring CCM alumnus Shawn Okpebholo’s joyous work Stomp the Dust!

SHAWN OKPEBHOLO: Kutimbua Kivumbi (Stomp the Dust!) 
STRAVINSKY: Petroushka (1911 Version) 
RESPIGHI: Feste Romane

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17
Corbett Auditorium

Ticket prices are $25; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

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Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

Actors perform on stage during a play

Photo by Mark Lyons.

Blue Stockings

By Jessica Swale 
Susan Felder, director

A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the backdrop of women’s suffrage in 1896 Britain. Tess Moffatt and the other first-year women of Girton College are determined to win the right to graduate, but little do they anticipate the hurdles in their way. The play follows them in their fight to change the future of education.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 (preview) 
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10  
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11  
2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13
Patricia Corbett Theater

Tickets are $32.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. Performances in Patricia Corbett Theater are reserved seating.

Buy tickets online.

Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

CCM Wind Symphony performs on stage

Photo by Andrew Higley/UC Creative + Brand.

**Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

Winter Blossom

CCM Wind Symphony 
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor 
Featuring faculty artist Michael Chertock, piano

The CCM Wind Symphony performs a program that is sure to warm the soul, featuring Xi Wang’s Winter Blossom and the world premiere of Frank Proto’s Concerto for Piano and Winds with faculty artist Michael Chertock.

SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture  
PROTO: Concerto for Piano and Winds (World Premiere)  
HAILSTORK: An America Guernica 
WANG: Winter Blossom

Please note: This performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders affected by event cancellations will be contacted by CCM’s Box Office staff with additional information.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29
Corbett Auditorium


Pops: Summon the Heroes

CCM Wind Symphony 
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor 
Featuring faculty artist Michael Mergen, trumpet

The CCM Wind Symphony performs an inspiring program of popular works, featuring movie soundtrack classics alongside well-known wind band repertoire. Featuring Faculty Artist Michael Mergen, trumpet, this performance includes works by John Williams, John Phillip Sousa, Gustav Holst and more!

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18
Corbett Auditorium

Ticket prices start at $19.50; student and group discounts available. Pricing is inclusive of all fees. All performances are reserved seating.

Buy tickets online.

Future 2021-22 events will be announced in two-month intervals.

Event Information

All events listed above take place in CCM Village on UC’s campus unless otherwise indicated. Please see individual event information for details and ticket ordering information. Repertoire and dates are subject to change. 

All of CCM's ticketed events will have digital programs instead of printed programs. QR codes will be displayed at events to give access to the digital programs to patrons. The programs are also accessibile through the link below. Programs for events will be shared shortly before the event date.

Inclement Weather Policy: In the event of inclement weather conditions, CCM will handle the cancellation of events and performances as follows: if the University of Cincinnati is closed, all CCM performances on that day will be cancelled.

Purchasing Tickets

Experiencing the magic of CCMONSTAGE has never been easier! Purchase your tickets:

Ticket discounts are available for UC and non-UC students and groups.

CCM’s Box Office is open Mon-Fri from 12:30-6 p.m., Sat. from 12-4 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain for ticketed performances. Hours subject to change based on the University of Cincinnati calendar.

Advance Sales

Want to guarantee your seat? Current CCM students can purchase up to two tickets for each CCMONSTAGE concert and production at the discounted rate of just $5 per ticket. Tickets must be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office. A valid student ID is required.

Rush Tickets

Current CCM students also have the opportunity to attend most CCMONSTAGE events at no charge through student rush. CCM student rush tickets become available two days before each concert performance and one hour prior to the start of each theatre arts (dance, plays, musicals, opera) performance. CCM student rush tickets subject to availability. Tickets must be requested in person at the CCM Box Office. A valid student ID is required.

Other restrictions may apply. Inquire at the CCM Box Office for full details.

Need more information? CCM's Box Office staff is ready to answer your questions by email at boxoff@uc.edu or by phone at 513-556-4183.

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. CCMONSTAGE patrons can order prepaid parking at $10 for each fall performance selected. Prepaid parking is date/performance specific. CCM Garage parking rates for fall performances or special events is usually available for $10-$15.

The CCM Garage is managed by UC Parking Services. For additional information on parking at UC, please visit uc.edu/parking. To provide feedback or comments, please call 513-556-2283 during business hours.

For detailed maps and directions, please visit uc.edu/about/parking/locations/maps. 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/directions.

NEXT ONSTAGE: Event Updates and News

We will continue to announce our 2021-22 schedule of public performances in two-month intervals — audiences will learn more about our programming for March and April events in February! Performance information and updates will be shared on the CCM website and in our Next OnStage e-newsletter.

Be the first to know about future ticket on-sale dates and more: sign up for our email list at ccm.uc.edu/subscribe.


Sponsors

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust 
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 
CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Sponsor

The Corbett Endowment at CCM 
Dance Department Sponsor 
All-Steinway School Sponsor

Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc. 
Community Partners

The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel 
Visiting Artists & Thinking About Music Sponsor

ArtsWave: Funding Arts, Fueling Community 
CCMpower: Friends and Alumni Fueling the Future of the Arts 
The Strader Fund at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
CCMONSTAGE ONLINE Broadcast Sponsors

Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Musical Theatre Department Sponsor

Genevieve Smith 
Opera Production Sponsor

Rafael and Kimberly de Acha 
Opera D’Arte Sponsor

An Anonymous Donor 
Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander 
Mrs. William A. Friedlander 
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth 
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren  
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen 
Elizabeth C.B. & Paul G. Sittenfeld+ 
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman 
Dr. & Mrs. Theodore W. Striker 
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer 
Ariel Quartet Sponsors

Jan Rogers 
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation 
Choral Studies Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn 
Orchestral Sponsor

Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation 
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor 
Starling Strings Sponsor

Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson 
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary 
Organ Department Sponsors

Louis and Susan Meisel 
Piano Department Sponsor

Richard E. Thornburgh 
Edward Donovan and Cheryl Carter 
Jeff Thomas Catering 
The Castleberry Family 
KMK Law 
Sandra & Stephen Joffe 
Paula Boggs Muething & Brian Muething 
Patti Myers & Alan Flaherty
Trish & Rick Bryan 
Prestige AV & Creative Services 
Graeter’s Ice Cream 
CCMpower 
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate & Prejudice through the Performing Arts 
Event Sponsors

Buddy Rogers Music 
LINKS Sponsor

Sponsors listed as of August 30, 2021


A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is the largest single source of performing arts presentations in the state of Ohio.

All event dates and programs are subject to change. 

Featured image at the top: Graphic of a red stage curtain.