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Gunther Schuller and Cincinnati: Personal memories from a patron and a critic

Gunther Schuller, a giant of American music, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and the man who defined the fusion of classical and jazz as “Third Stream,” died on June 21 at age 89. 1,515 more words

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May Festival 2015

Looking back at last month’s May Festival, the five-concert season was an artistic triumph. The only disappointment was in the attendance. Officials blamed it on Memorial Day weekend, which fell this year on the festival’s opening, rather than closing concerts. 265 more words

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Cincinnati's philanthropy: Why do people give to the arts?

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Meet the 2015 Competitors this May!

On May 1 we will launch the annual “Meet the Competitors” campaign here on the Cincinnati World Piano Competition blog. We have an exciting group of musicians coming to town (competitors and jurors!), and can’t want to introduce them to you. 39 more words

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Cincinnati CityBeat Best of Cincinnati Performing Arts-ish Winners

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Cincinnati CityBeat announced their 2015 Best of Cincinnati Winners. I’ve scanned through the list and pull the ones I thought would be of interest to you. 977 more words

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Music Now 2015: Coda

This year’s Music Now Festival was bigger and better than ever.  I did not make it to everything, nor did I love everything that I heard, but much of what I did hear was spectacular.  224 more words


Music Now 2015: Saturday 3/14

  Saturday’s Music Now concert featured the world premiere of “Collider” by the Icelandic composer Daniel Bjarnason.  Inspired by the the Large Hadron Collider based at the CERN laboratory, this work uses a gigantic orchestra.   728 more words