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CCM's Opera Series presents Poulenc’s harrowing 'Dialogues of...

Event: November 18, 2022 8:00 PM

The UC College-Conservatory of Music opens its 2022-23 Opera Series with Francis Poulenc’s 1953 masterpiece, Dialogues of the Carmelites. One of the most revered operas of the 20th-century, this profound drama runs November 18-20 in CCM’s Corbett Auditorium. Guest artist Christopher Larkin conducts with stage direction by CCM Professor Robin Guarino. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


CCM violin concerto competition winner performs Mozart with the...

Event: November 12, 2022 7:30 PM

The CCM Philharmonia concludes its Fall 2022 Concert Series with a performance featuring this year's winner of CCM’s annual violin concerto competition: Cassidy Franzmeier. Titled Mozart and More, the concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, in CCM's Patricia Corbett Theater. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


CCM alumna featured in PBS broadcast

November 2, 2022

To celebrate its return to the newly renovated David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the New York Philarmonic recorded a program of masterworks and world premieres to be broadcast on PBS. Led by Philharmonic Music Director Jaap van Zweden, the concert features CCM alumna Joélle Harvey (BM Voice '07, MM Voice '09) as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” The recorded program will premiere at 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, as part of PBS’s Great Performances series.


CCM Wind Symphony and Youth Wind Ensemble present concert of...

Event: November 4, 2022 7:30 PM

The CCM Wind Symphony and CCM Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE) present "Dreamscape," a concert of works inspired by dreams, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 , in CCM’s Corbett Auditorium. Conducted by Kevin Michael Holzman, CCM's Director of Wind studies, the concert centers around the music of contemporary composers. Tickets are available now through the CCM Box Office.


CCM Play Series continues with 'A Dream Play'

Event: November 3, 2022 8:00 PM

The UC College-Conservatory of Music continues its Play Series with August Strindberg’s 1901 "A Dream Play" (translated by Harry G. Carlson), which runs Thursday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 6, in CCM’s Cohen Family Studio Theater. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


CCM Jazz Lab Band presents a musical tribute to New York

Event: November 3, 2022 7:30 PM

The CCM Jazz Lab Band presents “New York,” a concert celebrating the music of composers and arrangers who were inspired by the city’s jazz scene and lifestyle. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in CCM’s Patricia Corbett Theater.


Q&A: CCM student Emma Marhefka discusses her company debut with...

October 26, 2022

Emma Marhefka, a second-year master’s student in UC College-Conservatory of Music’s Voice Performance program, made a company debut this fall with Knoxville Opera singing the role of Younger Alyce in Tom Cipullo’s 2007 opera Glory Denied. The production, directed by Dean Anthony and conducted by Steven White, ran Sept. 9-11, 2022.


Ariel Quartet presents Haydn, Haas and Brahms in concert on Oct....

Event: October 25, 2022 7:30 PM

The Ariel Quartet, CCM's string quartet-in-residence, continues its decennial concert series with an evening of Haydn, Haas and Brahms beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Robert J. Werner Recital Hall. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


CCM Jazz Orchestra collaborates with world-renowned jazz pianist

Event: October 23, 2022 7:00 PM

Join the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Jazz Orchestra, in collaboration with award-winning guest artist Tamir Hendelman, as they present “A Night with Tamir Hendelman,” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in CCM’s Corbett Auditorium.


CCM students partner with May We Help to create Halloween...

October 18, 2022

For children who use wheelchairs, Halloween is a chance to be the envy of every kid in the neighborhood. Students at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) are putting their talents to use outside the theater by building costumes dreamt up by children, and customizing those costumes to fit each child's power chair. The creations, a result of more than 30 hours of work in the CCM Costume Shop, will be on full-display at May We Help’s annual Halloween Festival.


Get to know CCM’s newest faculty/staff members and unit heads

October 17, 2022

UC’s College-Conservatory of Music welcomes six new full-time faculty members and six new staff members to its roster of distinguished performing and media arts experts this fall. In addition, the college is also welcoming five current faculty members into new leadership roles for 2022-23.


WATCH: CCM presents 'A Voice Like Mine' mini documentary

September 30, 2022

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at CCM's acclaimed Voice and Opera programs courtesy of the new Backstage at CCM documentary series. Titled "A Voice Like Mine," this mini documentary spotlights bass-baritone John Mburu, who is pursuing his Master of Music degree in Voice Performance at CCM. Declared a "top college vocal program" by Backstage Magazine and described as “one of the continent’s major music schools” by the Toronto Star, CCM's Departments of Opera and Voice provide one of the most comprehensive training programs for opera singers, coaches and directors in the United States.


In Memoriam: CCM Dean Emeritus Robert J. Werner

September 6, 2022

The University of Cincinnati is saddened to share news of the passing of CCM Dean Emeritus Robert J. Werner. One of the most significant figures in CCM’s history, Werner passed away on Aug. 31, 2022, at the age of 90.

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