Chorus Auditions for Cincinnati Opera’s 2015 Summer Festival

Auditions for Cincinnati Opera’s 2015 Summer Festival Chorus will be held at the Corbett Opera Center in Music Hall, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio on October 30 & 31 and November 1 & 2.

Audition times must be scheduled in advance. Interested persons may schedule an audition by contacting Lauren Bailey at lbailey@cincinnatiopera.org. Audition times will be assigned beginning October 6, 2014.

Email requests for an audition should include the following:

  • Name
  • Voice type
  • Phone number
  • Availability on audition dates (October 30 & 31 and November 1 & 2)
  • Resume detailing performance experience
  • Headshots appreciated but not required

Singers should prepare two (2) contrasting arias in the original languages. An accompanist will be provided. Read more

Cincinnati Celtic Festival Returns to Washington Park, 9/5 – 9/7

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Don your kilt and join us for three days of mirth and magic at the 2014 Cincinnati Celtic Festival in Washington Park! Produced by 3CDC and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, the celebration runs from September 5 – September 7, and offers patrons an opportunity to savor plenty of traditional Celtic food, art, music and merchandise. Festivities begin Friday, September 5, at 6:00pm with music from Whiskey of the Damned, followed by Enter the Haggis.

Can’t make it Friday? Join us at noon on Saturday, September 6, for even more music and revelry, beginning with an official opening ceremony featuring the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. The fun continues through Sunday, September 7, culminating with one final performance from Enter the Haggis. See below for a full entertainment schedule. Read more

Photos – JD Wilkes and The Dirt Daubers, 8/23/14, Whispering Beard Folk Festival, Friendship, IN

JD Wilkes and The Dirt Daubers

JD Wilkes and The Dirt Daubers

Photos by Scott Preston

http://thedirtdaubers.net/

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Christian Lee Hutson Touring In Support of “Yeah Okay I Know” – Southgate House Revival on 9/3

Christian Lee Hutson

Christian Lee Hutson

Christian Lee Hutson, The Saudades, Ruby The Rabbitfoot
9/3/2014
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm, $5, 18+, Buy Tickets

To call Christian Lee Hutson an old soul would be to deny the vibrancy of his sound. Hutson’s songs have been championed by LA Record as “sparse and graceful” and by Folkadelphia as “(Having) the feel of having been scrawled on whiskey-stained napkins while the house country band plays us into the lonesome night. A mass for the brokenhearted.” Hutson’s work – while rooted in country tradition – vibrates with a youthful energy, as if a drunk and sedentary George Jones was being channeled through a drunk and animated Conor Oberst. Read more

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Kicks Off A Brand New Season With “Fantasia”

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Presented by PNC
John Morris Russell, conductor
Cincinnati Music Hall
8 p.m. Friday, September 5, 8 p.m. Saturday, September 6
, 2 p.m. Sunday, September 7
Tickets start at $25 and are available by calling: (513) 381-3300 or visiting, www.cincinnatipops.org
Kids’ tickets are just $10 for all three performances.

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will begin the 2014-2015 season at Music Hall with the family-friendly Disney Fantasia Live in Concert on Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6 at 8 pm and Sunday, September 7 at 2 pm. Conductor John Morris Russell will usher the Pops 2014-2015 season with the timeless music of Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy, the Suite from The Nutcracker and selections from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 &6. During the performance, footage from Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 will be displayed in high definition above the stage.

Accompanying the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, pianist Michael Chertock will be performing George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Read more

Photos – Vinegar Creek Constituency, 8/22/14, Whispering Beard Folk Festival, Friendship, IN

Vinegar Creek Constituency

Vinegar Creek Constituency

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.vinegarcreek.com/

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Photos – Hocking River String Band, 8/22/14, Whispering Beard Folk Festival, Friendship, IN

Hocking River String Band

Hocking River String Band

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.hockingriverstringband.com/

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Photos – Easy Tom Eby and The Price Hill Decline, 8/22/14, Whispering Beard Folk Festival, Friendship, IN

Easy Tom Eby and The Price Hill Decline

Easy Tom Eby and The Price Hill Decline

Photos by Scott Preston

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Photos – Dead Man String Band, 8/22/14, Whispering Beard Folk Festival, Friendship, IN

Dead Man String Band

Dead Man String Band

Photos by Scott Preston

https://www.facebook.com/deadmanstringband

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Photos – Ben Knight and The Welldiggers, 8/22/14, Whispering Beard Folk Festival, Friendship, IN

Ben Knight and The Welldiggers

Ben Knight and The Welldiggers

Photos by Scott Preston

http://benknightandthewelldiggers.com/

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