S4 2010-2011

TWO-PART INVENTION >>
November 2 and 3, 2010

This two-night festival of the Baroque will showcase some of the most tantalizing works from the period 1600-1750, a time of dramatic expression and vigorous, highly ornamented art. The music of Bach, Telemann, Rameau, Albinoni, Handel and others will come together to transport you to the world of the rococo. What was a typical concert of the time like? What was happening in the world outside? It was a period of scientific discovery and reasoning, a time of exploration and settlement of new lands. What was the literature, architecture, philosophy and tone of the time?
 

CELLO PORTRAITS >>
December 5 and 6, 2010

Come in from the c-c-cold, and warm up with the passionate and electrifying sounds of the cello! Not just one, but eight of them!  Way back when, the cello was originally a member of the violin family. Today the modern cello sports a warm, golden timbre that is sure to capture your heart. At once expressive and lyrical, virtuosic and dazzling, the combination of a number of celli has inspired the imagination of many composers past and present.


FOOD+MUSIC AT ICHIBAN >>
January 24, 2011

concert: nova continues a new music and dining tradition January 24 with a dinner concert featuring the popular “Cello Portraits” program at Ichiban Japanese Cuisine in Mount Lookout.


WORDS + MUSIC >>
Feb 28, 2011 and Mar 3, 2011

a moving, humorous and delightful program inspired by Basho, Shakespeare, Elie Wiesel, Lewis Carroll and love letters to Juliet Capulet


JAZZ DINNER CONCERT
April 11, 2011 6pm
Via Vite Restaurant on Fountain Square

 


C:N FUNDRAISER: A GOODBYE ROAST FOR CSO CLARiNETIST  RICHARD HAWLEY >>
May 22, 2011

We celebrate the 17 years of service Principal Clarinetist Richard Hawley gave to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Emcee Stacey Woolley, concert:nova musicians and fellow CSO colleagues will host an evening of music, fun, stories and good food as we say goodbye to a beloved musician.


THE ART OF DANCE >>
July 7, 2011

Set in the Art Museum’s Alice Bimel Courtyard, the glorious Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland and mystical Cave of the Heart by Samuel Barber come alive in their original versions. Commissioned by trailblazing choreographer Martha Graham in the 1940’s, these works take on new life with new choreography by Heather Britt and dancers from the Cincinnati Ballet. The beloved American classics will be performed by concert:nova musicians and led by conductor Edwin Outwater.