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90.9 WGUC to Broadcast Cincinnati Opera's 2022 SUMMER FESTIVAL on Sunday Evenings in  Photo 90.9 WGUC to Broadcast Cincinnati Opera's 2022 SUMMER FESTIVAL on Sunday Evenings in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 23, 2022

On Sunday evenings this November, Cincinnati Opera will partner with 90.9 WGUC, Cincinnati's classical public radio station, to broadcast select productions from its 2022 Summer Festival. Each broadcast will begin at 8 p.m. ET. You can listen on air at 90.9 FM and online at wguc.org.

Cincinnati Opera 2022 Summer Festival Continues With FIERCE And THE PIRATES OF PENZAN Photo Cincinnati Opera 2022 Summer Festival Continues With FIERCE And THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

This July 6 through 10, Cincinnati Opera continues its 2022 Summer Festival with two uplifting productions: the world premiere of Fierce (July 6, 9, 10 at SCPA's Corbett Theater), with music by William Menefield and libretto by Sheila Williams, and Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious The Pirates of Penzance (July 7, 8, 10 at Cincinnati Music Hall).

Cincinnati Opera Announces $1.3 Million Gift to Support the Creation of New Operas Ce Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces $1.3 Million Gift to Support the Creation of New Operas Celebrating Black Stories
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022

Cincinnati Opera is proud to announce that the company has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (‚ÄúMellon Foundation‚ÄĚ).

Cincinnati Opera Announces Revised Dates For World Premiere Of Spears/Smith CASTOR AN Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces Revised Dates For World Premiere Of Spears/Smith CASTOR AND PATIENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2022

Originally commissioned for Cincinnati Opera's 100th anniversary in 2020 and postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Castor and Patience receives its much-anticipated world premiere in July 2022.

Cincinnati Opera Announces Cast, Production, And Schedule Updates For 2022 Summer Fes Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces Cast, Production, And Schedule Updates For 2022 Summer Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2022

Cincinnati Opera today shared updated cast, production, and schedule details for its 2022 Summer Festival, which will take place June 18 through July 31, 2022. After two seasons away, the company returns this summer to its longtime performance venues, Cincinnati Music Hall and the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA).

The Atlanta Opera Announces 2021-22 Glynn Studio Artists Photo The Atlanta Opera Announces 2021-22 Glynn Studio Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021

Each of the Studio Artists is an early career professional with significant stage experience, some with lead performances and major concert appearances on their resume. This ensemble builds on The Atlanta Opera’s commitment to provide opportunities for performers at all stages in their careers.

Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of Spears/Smith CASTOR AND PATIENCE Photo Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of Spears/Smith CASTOR AND PATIENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021

Originally commissioned for Cincinnati Opera's 100th anniversary in 2020 and postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Castor and Patience receives its much-anticipated world premiere in July 2022.

Cincinnati Opera Announces 2022 Summer Festival Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces 2022 Summer Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021

After two seasons away, Cincinnati Opera today announced plans to return to Cincinnati Music Hall and the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) next June and July for its 2022 Summer Festival.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Begins Global Search for Music Director Louis Langrée' Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Begins Global Search for Music Director Louis Langrée's Successor
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra President & CEO Jonathan Martin has announced that the Orchestra has initiated the process of searching for a successor to Louis Langrée, who announced in June that he will not seek a renewal of his contract beyond the conclusion of the 2023-24 season, his eleventh as Music Director.

OPERA America Announces Recipients of Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Cond Photo OPERA America Announces Recipients of Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

This new initiative allows Professional Company Members to receive up to $10,000 to subsidize as much as 50 percent of the fee of a woman stage director or conductor who is contracted for the first time by the company.