This blog was written on Sunday, April 14 the day before the Boston Marathon. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all affected who were at the Marathon on April 15.
PREPARING FOR A MARATHON – MUSIC THAT IS
by Amy Dennison
In Cincinnati if you talk about a marathon in [...]
by Amy Dennison
There are standards and preferences for where we sit in the orchestra. The most common orchestra seating is where the violins are on the audience’s left, the viola’s on the right and cellos next to the violas inside. Sometimes, the celli are on the outside, and CCO has used both seatings. The [...]
Our 3rd concert this year will be on February 23, 2013 featuring soloists Larrie Howard, our own Ellen Shertzer, and Janelle Gelfand! Click on the name of the piece to hear a sample or buy a recording.
Beethoven …. Triple Concerto (played by The Camilli Trio: Larrie Howard – violin / Ellen Shertzer – cello [...]
by Amy Denison
You know you’re a committed amateur when you plan your life around your rehearsal schedule. In the Cincinnati Community Orchestra, we all know that Monday evenings from September to May are orchestra nights. We plan our year around these Mondays and try our hardest not to catch a cold over the weekend [...]
Fall and cool weather are here! Join us for our next concert, October 20 at 7:30 PM for a night of music fit for the season. Pianist Naoka Tanaka returns to the CCO to play Liszt. Click on the song title to hear a sample. Bach/Stokowski – Toccata and Fugue in d minor V. Williams [...]
In my first blog, I described who we are. So now the musicians are in place, representing all levels, ages, and from careers that encompass most walks of life. So now, what do we play?
The music is what we look forward to. Just like in our choices of food, tv shows, books, and sports [...]
I am privileged to play with an incredible community orchestra here in Cincinnati, a community with a rich musical tradition and a vibrant arts landscape. It is one of the few cities with a professional orchestra, theater, art museum(s), ballet and opera. This love for the arts translates from the professional arena to the amateur [...]
Join us as we continue to celebrate Gerry Doan’s 30th anniversary of conducting the CCO!
Check out the Cincinnati.com write-up on Gerry!
Mozart – Overture to the Impresario Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 in A major •••••interval••••• Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 in e minor
(with Bob Conda – piano) Mozart – Overture to Don Giovanni Tschaikowsky – Piano Concerto in b flat minor •••••interval••••• Brahms– Symphony No. 2 in D major
Soloist Bio – Bob Conda
Pianist Bob Conda grew up in South Jersey, but typical boyhood activities often superseded practicing. Thankfully, he had good teachers. Bob’s sister Debbie [...]
Here are the bios for the two wonderful soloists who will be performing with us in the December concert! Please, join us on December 3 to hear Ghillian Sullivan sing and see Ian Cook guest conduct the CCO!
GHILLIAN SULLIVAN (SOPRANO)
After many years singing leading roles in European opera houses, Ghillian became a popular [...]