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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.

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Cincinnati Opera and CCM announce next Opera Fusion: New Works...

May 5, 2022

Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) are pleased to announce that their groundbreaking joint program, Opera Fusion: New Works, will host its next workshop for a new opera-in-progress this May. The featured opera currently has the working title of ROBESON Opera and includes music by Scott Davenport Richards and a libretto by Richards and David Cote. CCM Professor Robin Guarino will serve as dramaturg and stage director. ROBESON Opera will receive a 10-day workshop in Cincinnati from May 4 to 14, 2022, and the workshop will culminate in a public performance on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Music Hall’s Wilks Studio.

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Nationally recognized partnership between CCM and Cincinnati...

February 17, 2022

Cincinnati Opera recently announced that it was awarded a $1.3 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In addition to providing key financial support for a new artistic initiative by Cincinnati Opera to commission operas that celebrate Black stories, the gift will also fund the continuation of Opera Fusion: New Works, the groundbreaking workshop program from Cincinnati Opera and CCM that supports the development of new operas.

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Cincinnati Opera and CCM host workshop for 'The Hours,'...

Event: March 15, 2021 5:00 PM

Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) are pleased to announce the next workshop in their groundbreaking joint program, Opera Fusion: New Works. The Opera Fusion: New Works workshop for The Hours will culminate in a free, public livestream of performance excerpts on Monday, March 15, 2021, from 5-6 p.m., at cincinnatiopera.org.

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Listen to CCM singers in Cincinnati Opera's 'Blind Injustice'...

February 22, 2021

In 2019, Cincinnati Opera premiered Blind Injustice, with music by Scott Davenport Richards and a libretto by David Cote. The work tells the story of Ohioans who were falsely convicted of serious crimes and later exonerated by the Ohio Innocence Project. Blind Injustice was lauded as a “powerful piece of music theater” (The Wall Street Journal) and a “masterpiece” (CityBeat) upon its premiere. Recently, Cincinnati Opera released the live audio recording of the opera through Fanfare Cincinnati, which is now available for streaming and download.

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Hear Cincinnati Opera's world premiere of 'Fellow Travelers' on...

July 13, 2020

Cincinnati's classical public radio station, 90.9 WGUC, celebrates Cincinnati Opera's 100th anniversary with a series of special encore performances every Saturday through July. This Sunday, July 18, 2020, the radio station will broadcast the world premiere of "Fellow Travelers," featuring faculty and alumni from UC's College-Conservatory of Music.

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Opera America Magazine: 'Blind Injustice' among change agents

November 6, 2019

“Blind Injustice,” a collaboration between the Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati Opera and the Young Professionals Choral Collective, is featured in the fall 2019 issue of Opera America Magazine.

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UC's 'Blind Injustice' opera premieres to acclaim, makes...

July 30, 2019

"Blind Injustice," an innovative opera drawing on the lives of six people freed through the work of the Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, premiered July 22 at the world-renowned Cincinnati Opera to national acclaim.

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation vastly expands funding for...

November 9, 2018

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and Cincinnati Opera are pleased to announce that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a new grant of $550,000 to renew funding for Opera Fusion: New Works and support two new initiatives to promote diverse voices in the arts.

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