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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: Paavo Returns
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM

Address: Music Hall
City: Cincinnati, OH
Phone: (513) 381-3300
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Paavo Järvi, the CSO’s Music Director Laureate, returns to lead a dynamic program featuring Khatia Buniatishvili performing Liszt’s Second Piano Concerto. Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 complete the program.


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Cincinnati Children's Choir Satellite Choirs
Thursday, January 01, 2015 - Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Phone: (513) 556-0338

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Cincinnati Children’s Choir offers twelve Satellite Choir locations throughout Greater Cincinnati, Lebanon, Fairfield, Oxford, and Northern Kentucky. This 8 – 10 week program for children in grades 3 – 6 is meant to provide an introduction to choral music and the philosophies of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir.

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Cincinnati Early Music Festival Preview
Sunday, February 01, 2015 - Sunday, March 01, 2015
Phone: (513) 772-3242

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Performances large and small take place throughout the month of February, and highlight the vast range of musical styles from 1000 years of early written music. Period instruments, unexpected venues, and exciting collaborations are the order of the day. Professionals, students, and passionate amateurs give audiences all over town a chance to hear old music played and sung as it would have sounded when it was new.

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Paavo Returns
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM
Address: Music Hall
City: Cincinnati, OH
Phone: (513) 381-3300

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Paavo Järvi, the CSO’s Music Director Laureate, returns to lead a dynamic program featuring Khatia Buniatishvili performing Liszt’s Second Piano Concerto. Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 complete the program.

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Collegium Cincinnati: 2015 Bach Festival
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Address: 812 Race Street
City: Cincinnati, OH
Phone: (513) 428-BACH (2224)

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Led by the Collegium’s Associate Director and Concertmaster Manami White, Collegium Cincinnati will present two of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos in The President's Room at the Phoenix to kick off their month-long Bach Festival.

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Dayton Opera: Dead Man Walking
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Sunday, March 01, 2015 Address: Schuster Center
City: Dayton, OH
Phone: (937) 224-3521

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The Dayton Opera presents Dead Man Walking February 27 at 8:00pm and March 1 at 3:00pm. With music by Jake Heggie and a libretto by Terrence McNally, this opera taps into issues in today's society.

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Early Music Festival
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Phone: (513) 772-3242

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As part of the Early Music Festival happening during February, Cincinnati Chamber Opera presents Handel's Ariodante Friday evening at 7:30 at the Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Wyoming. Then on Saturday at 7:30, you can join the Catacoustic Consort at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Terrace Park for glorious music by one of the outstanding figures of 18th-century French music, Jean-Joseph de Mondonville.

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Linton Chamber Music Series
Sunday, March 01, 2015 - Monday, March 02, 2015 Address: 536 Linton Street or 10001 Loveland-Madeira Road
City: Cincinnati, OH
Phone: (513) 381-6868

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Jasmine Choi returns to Cincinnati and performs Mozart's Quartet for Flute & Strings in D Major, K. 285 as part of the Linton Chamber Music Series on March 1 at 4:00pm and an encore performance on March 2 at 7:30pm. Also on the program, Dohnanyi's Serenade Trio for Strings in C Major, Op. 10 and Brahms' Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello No. 3 in C Minor, Op.60. The performance features a debut by pianist Alon Goldstein and favorites Jaime Laredo, Ida Kavafian, and Sharon Robinson.

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The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra March 13 & 14, 2015
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Tune in Sunday nights at 8:00 pm to hear the CSO Season. This concert will be broadcast on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

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

Cirque MechanicsCirque Mechanics
March 27-29, 2015
John Morris Russell, Conductor
Cirque Mechanics, circus company

Dazzling acrobatics, popular classics and an 18-foot, pedal-powered “Gantry Crane” unite for a show unlike anything you’ve seen! Marvel at aerialists, trapeze artists and contortionists as they perform feats that have been called “highly skilled and wholly original.” The Pops creates its own magic with majestic selections by Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Copland, Ravel and more!

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

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