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Cincinnati Spotlight

Your guide to arts events in Greater Cincinnati
The Cincinnati Spotlight airs on WGUC with Brian O'Donnell, weekday mornings shortly before 10:00 am.

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Today's Cincinnati Spotlight

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - Andre Watts
Friday, October 24, 2014 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM

Address: 1241 Elm Street
City: Cincinnati, OH
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American pianist André Watts, among today’s most celebrated and beloved superstars, returns to Music Hall to perform music by 19-century America’s pre-eminent composer—the richly romantic Concerto No. 2 by Edward MacDowell. Also this weekend: Kodály’s boisterous Dances of Galánta, featuring the rousing verbunkos, a Hungarian folk dance, and Bartók’s riveting and tumultuous Miraculous Mandarin, which vividly reflects the horrors of war-torn 1920s Hungary.


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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - Andre Watts
Friday, October 24, 2014 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Address: 1241 Elm Street
City: Cincinnati, OH


Visit the website
Map: Click for map

American pianist André Watts, among today’s most celebrated and beloved superstars, returns to Music Hall to perform music by 19-century America’s pre-eminent composer—the richly romantic Concerto No. 2 by Edward MacDowell. Also this weekend: Kodály’s boisterous Dances of Galánta, featuring the rousing verbunkos, a Hungarian folk dance, and Bartók’s riveting and tumultuous Miraculous Mandarin, which vividly reflects the horrors of war-torn 1920s Hungary.

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Concert:Nova - Gothis Halloween
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - Monday, October 27, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Address: 719 Race Street
City: Cincinnati, OH


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Inspired by the master of horror, Edgar Allan Poe— Concert:Nova presents 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; and other deliciously frightening music by J.S.Bach, Bernhard Hermann, Michael Daugherty, Franz Schubert and Samuel Barber.

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Hyde Park Methodist Organ Series - Jonathan Ryan
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM
Address: 1345 Grace Avenue
City: Cincinnati, OH


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With a repertoire spanning the 16th to 21st centuries, Jonathan Ryan has performed at celebrated venues throughout the United States, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. He is among the few organists distinguished with six First Prize awards at major international and national competitions, most recent being First Prize in the 2009 Jordan II International Organ Competition.

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Kennedy Heights Art Center
Thursday, October 02, 2014 - Saturday, November 15, 2014


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Join us for a retrospective of photographs of our city and its people by acclaimed, former Cincinnati Enquirer photographer Michael Keating. A participating exhibit of 2014 FotoFocus.

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Queen City Chamber Opera - Siegfried Act 1
Friday, October 24, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014 Address: 1945 Dunham Way
City: Cincinnati, OH


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Queen City Chamber Opera presents the first production in the world of Wagner's Siegfried, Act I prepared using the recently published critical edition of the Vocal Score.

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Taft Museum of Art
Friday, October 03, 2014 - Thursday, November 20, 2014 Address: 316 Pike St.
City: Cincinnati, OH


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Paris Night & Day: Masterworks of Photography opens at the Taft Museum on October 3.

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The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra October 30 & November 1, 2014
A Russian Hallows' Eve
Andrey Boreyko, Conductor
Alina Ibragimova, violin

MUSSORGSKY/arr. Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Suite No. 3

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Ticket information is available by calling Cincinnati Symphony at (513) 381-3300 or visiting www.cincinnatisymphony.org.
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

The MidtownmenThe Midtownmen
November 2
, Conductor
Christian Hoff, vocalist; Michael Longoria, vocalist; Daniel Reichard, vocalist; J. Robert Spencer, vocalist

They took Broadway by storm as original cast members of the smash hit Jersey Boys—now these Tony-winning performers are joining forces with the Pops! This one-of-a-kind concert celebrates the music that defined the 60s, with hits from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, The Four Seasons and more. Hear it in full symphonic spectacle, with the harmonies and choreography that made Jersey Boys a sensation.

Ticket information is available by calling Cincinnati Pops at (513) 381-3300 or visiting www.cincinnatipops.org.

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