October 21 and 27
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Uncover the mystery.
Inspired by the master of horror, Edgar Allan Poe— we reveal our dark side with a
spine-tingling evening filled with the haunting influences of the macabre. Discover your delight for mystery as storyteller Jason Podplesky weaves layers of chills through performances of:
- “Mask of the Red Death” with music by André Caplet
- “Cask of Amontillado” to the music of Gyorgy Ligeti
- Other deliciously frightening music by J.S.Bach, Bernhard Hermann, Michael Daugherty, Franz Schubert and Samuel Barber
Le Salon Cabaret
February 2 and 9
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Come to the City of Light as we explore the music and art of Paris in the early 1900’s. Light-hearted, witty and at times scandalous, this program features music of the Belle Époque. It’s an evening that will thrill and enthrall with an array of darkly humorous, sexy, and fun music.
Featured on the program is mezzo-soprano Kemper Florin, baritone Joseph Lattanzi, and narrators, Morleen Rouse and Aimée Langrée. The music includes:
- Francis Poulenc’s “Le bal masque”
- French art songs by Debussy, Satie, Ravel and others
- Performances by c:n members Jonathan Gunn, Dwight Parry, Martin Garcia, Douglas Lindsay, Julie Spangler, Patrick Schleker, Gerald Itzkoff, Mari Thomas, Margaret Dyer and Ted Nelson.
Jeff Zeigler @ MusicNOW
March 11-Miami University
March 12-Woodward Theater
Leave your expectations of chamber music at the door. Joining the MusicNOW Festival in their 10th Anniversary, we at concert:nova are thrilled to present and perform alongside cellist Jeff Zeigler, one of the most cutting-edge and versatile performers of today. Described by the New York Times as a player “with unforced simplicity and beauty of tone” Zeigler has been the cellist of the internationally renowned Kronos Quartet for eight seasons. He currently collaborates and innovates with interdisciplinary and multimedia ensembles around the world.