Press Release Archive

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February 2017
2.3.17
February is “I ♥ Opera” Month! Opera Raps on February 15, 16 & 23

 

December 2016
12.14.16
Cincinnati Opera announces its 2017 Summer Festival featuring La Bohème, Frida, The Magic Flute, and special events including Opera in the Park and Song from the Uproar

 

March 2016
3.18.16
Intimate Apparel selected for Fall 2016 Opera Fusion: New Works Residency

 

December 2015
12.18.15
Cincinnati Opera Announces Casting For 2016 Summer Festival

 

October 2015
10.7.15
Shalimar the Clown selected as Opera Fusion: New Works Fall Residency

 

August 2015
8.31.15
Cincinnati Opera announces “The Essentials” touring program for middle and high school students

 

July 2015
7.25.15
New Century Campaign and 2016 Repertoire Announcement

7.3.15
2015 Season Opera Rap | Final Jeopardy: Puccini’s Turandot

 

June 2015
6.24.15
Frank Porretta joins the cast of Cincinnati Opera’s Turandot

6.5.15
Christopher Allen Named Inaugural John L. Magro Resident Conductor

6.1.15
Cincinnati Opera presents Opera in the Park
Making Morning Star screening on June 11

 

April 2015
4.27.15
2015 Summer Festival single tickets on sale today

4.13.15
Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati Zoo present Back to the Zoo

4.2.15
Cincinnati Opera presents Opera Goes to Church and Opera Goes to Temple

 

February 2015
2.20.15
Cincinnati Opera and concert:nova announce strategic partnership

 

December 2014
12.11.14
Cincinnati Opera and CCM Opera select work for Winter 2015 Opera Fusion: New Works residency

 

September 2014
9.19.14
World Premiere of Morning Star headlines Cincinnati Opera’s 2015 Summer Festival

9.6.14
Cincinnati Opera’s upcoming World Premiere, Morning Star, is the fundraising focus of local events

9.5.14
Cincinnati Opera Outbound presents The Pirates of Penzance Touring Program

 

August 2014
8.22.14
Great Scott selected for Opera: Fusion New Works Residency

 

June 2014
6.24.14
USAF Band “Airmen of Note” featured in two free concerts

6.24.14
Cincinnati Opera and Catacoustic Consort present The Songs of Love and War

6.4.14
Cincinnati Opera presents Opera in the Park 2014

 

April 2014
4.13.14
Cincinnati Opera announces World Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s, Morning Star

4.9.14
Cincinnati Opera presents Opera goes to Church and Opera goes to Temple

 

December 2013
12.12.13
Cincinnati Opera receives NEA grant to support Silent Night

 

November 2013
11.13.13
Cincinnati Remembers WWI: A citywide series of events

 

October 2013
10.15.13
Cincinnati Opera and Christ Church Cathedral present All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

 

August 2013
8.28.13
Cincinnati Opera announces casting highlights for 2014 Summer Festival

8.23.13
Cincinnati Opera and CCM Opera select work for Fall 2013 Opera Fusion: New Works residency

8.11.13
Cincinnati Opera concludes groundbreaking 93rd season

 

June 2013
6.3.13
Meet internationally acclaimed singer and recording artist Nicole Cabell

 

May 2013
5.28.13
Cincinnati Opera presents OPERA IN THE PARK

5.16.13
Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati Zoo present Back to the Zoo

5.11.13
Cincinnati Opera presents four Opera Goes to Church and Opera Goes to Temple concerts during the 2013 opera season

 

April 2013
4.5.13
Open Casting Call – Casting Call Set for Supernumerary Roles for Cincinnati Opera’s 2013 Summer Festival

4.5.13
Cincinnati Opera Presents Two Engaging Opera Raps on April 16 & 20

 

March 2013
3.22.13
Cincinnati Opera Presents The 2013 Opera Ball The Night of the Rose & the Official After-Party of RED Vienna After Dark

3.13.13
Cincinnati Opera Presents Opera and the Law

3.12.13
Cincinnati Opera 2013 Summer Festival

 

February 2013
2.22.13
Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Ballet, and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company present rare joint performance at Macy’s Arts Sampler on March 2

2.18.13
Cincinnati Opera and University of Cincinnati Medical Center Form Partnership

2.12.13
Cincinnati Opera Presents Find Your Voice February 16-March 1

 

December 2012
12.20.12
Cincinnati Opera Announces Additional Chorus Auditions for 2013 Summer Festival

12.6.12
Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, and Playhouse in the Park Receive Grants from National Endowment for the Arts

 

November 2012
11.19.12
Cincinnati Opera’s Annual Online Auction Begins Today

 

October 2012
10.31.12
Cincinnati Opera Appoints New Members and Officers to Board of Trustees

10.4.12
Cincinnati Opera Announces Chorus Auditions for 2013 Summer Festival

10.4.12
Cincinnati Opera Announces Auditions for 2013 Season Young Artists

10.4.12
Opera Fusion: New Works Public Performance Tickets Available Beginning Monday, October 8

 

August 2012
8.26.12
Cincinnati Opera Concludes Record-Setting 92nd Summer Festival

8.12.12
Cincinnati Opera and CCM Opera Select Works for Two Fall 2012 Opera Fusion: New Works Residencies


July 2012
7.25.12
Cincinnati Opera Announces Opera Campus Plan and Repertoire Through 2014

7.5.12
Tonight’s Back to the Zoo Concert Postponed due to Extreme Temperatures

 

June 2012
6.30.12
Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati Zoo present “Back to the Zoo,” A Free, Family-Friendly Concert at Cincinnati Zoo on July 5

6.20.12
Meet Internationally Acclaimed Singer and Celebrity Measha Brueggergosman

6.18.12
Cincinnati Opera Presents Meet the Cast of Porgy and Bess

 

May 2012
5.23.12
Cincinnati Opera Presents 6th Annual Pride Night Celebration

5.2.12
Cincinnati Opera Presents Little Red Riding Hood in Five Public Performances, May 4-15

 

April 2012
4.9.12
Cincinnati Opera Presents Two Engaging Opera Raps on April 11 & 14

 

March 2012
3.28.12
Opera Fusion: New Works Now Accepting Applications for 2012 Workshops

3.15.12
Cincinnati Opera 2012 Season Tickets on Sale Today

3.5.12
Cincinnati Opera presents the 2012 Opera Gala “A Hot Night in Charleston” Saturday, April 28

 

February 2012
2.27.12
Scintillating Tango Opera to Debut in Music Hall Ballroom

 

January 2012
1.31.12
Cincinnati Opera Presents “Porgy and Bess Redux” on Tour through Feb. 19


December 2011
12.14.11
Cincinnati Opera announces updated casting for 2012 Summer Festival

 

November 2011
11.23.11
“Hallelujah Handel” with Evans Mirageas to encore on 90.9 WGUC

11.17.11
Cincinnati Opera announces Additional Chorus Auditions for 2012 Summer Festival


October 2011
10.23.11
Cincinnati Opera and CCM Opera select Doubt for first Opera Fusion: New Works Residency


September 2011
09.28.11
Cincinnati Opera Education announces 2011-2012 Touring Programs for Schools

09.27.11
Cincinnati Opera presents Opera Rap: 2012 Season Preview with Evans Mirageas October 25 at Music Hall


August 2011

08.26.11
Cincinnati Opera announces Chorus Auditions for 2012 Summer Festival

08.26.11
Cincinnati Opera announces auditions for 2012 season Young Artist and Education Touring Programs

08.15.11
Cincinnati Opera concludes thrilling 2011 season distinguished by artistic successes and community impact

08.04.11
Cincinnati Opera announces repertoire and casting highlights for 2012 Summer Festival

 

July 2011
07.06.11
Cincinnati Opera presents “A Kid’s Introduction to The Magic Flute” at Joseph-Beth Booksellers Saturday, July 9

07.01.11
Cincinnati Opera presents 2011 Opera Idol™ Semi-Finalists in Concert on Tuesday, July 5, 7:00 p.m. at Aronoff’s Jarson-Kaplan Theater


June 2011
06.29.11
Meet Internationally Acclaimed Singer and Recording Artist Nathan Gunn Wednesday, July 6

06.28.11
Cincinnati Opera presents 5th Annual Pride Night Celebration Saturday, July 16

06.08.11
Cincinnati Opera Announces Updated Casting and Production Details for 2011 Season

06.03.11
UPDATE: Cincinnati Opera Announces Three-Year Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the Development of New American Operas


May 2011
05.28.11
Cincinnati Opera presents Opera Goes to Church™ Concerts in Three Communities during 2011 Season

05.25.11
Cincinnati Opera 2011 Season Single Tickets On Sale Thursday, May 26

05.12.11
Cincinnati Opera presents Curtain Up!: The Official 2011 Season Kick-Off Party

05.11.11
Cincinnati Opera Announces 2011 Opera IdolTM Semi-Finalists

05.05.11
Cincinnati Opera Announces Three-Year Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the Development of New American Operas

05.05.11
Cincinnati Opera Announces Appointment of Donald E. Hoffman as Director of Planned Giving


April 2011

04.28.11
Cincinnati Opera Announces Opera Idol™ Auditions Saturday, May 7

04.23.11
Cincinnati Opera Presents Fun, Family-Friendly Opera “Opera Redux: The Magic Flute

04.21.11
Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati Zoo present “Back to the Zoo,” a Free, Family-Friendly Concert at Cincinnati Zoo on June 1st

04.12.11
Cincinnati Opera and the Seven Hills School Announce First-Ever Summer Opera Camp


March 2011

03.28.11
Cincinnati Opera Provides Unique, Engaging Experiences with 2011 Opera Raps Series

03.23.11
Evans Mirageas Returns to the Airwaves to Host New Series on 90.9 WGUC

03.09.11
Casting Call set for Supernumerary Roles for Cincinnati Opera’s 2011 Summer Festival

03.04.11
Cincinnati Opera Announces Appointment of Michael J. Veroni as Chief Financial Officer


February 2011

02.16.11
Cincinnati Opera 2011 Summer Festival

02.03.11
Cincinnati Opera Presents “This Little Light of Mine: The Stories of Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price” with Soprano Adrienne Danrich

 

January 2011
01.05.11
Cincinnati Opera Presents Opera Rap: 2011 Season Preview with Evans Mirageas on February 16, 2011 at Music Hall


October 2010

10.26.10
Celebrated Tenor Richard Leech sings the Great American Songbook in “Rick Leech- Life is a Song!” on November 5, 2010

10.21.10
Cincinnati Opera presents the 2010 Opera Ball: “An Evening Under the Tsars” November 20, 2010 ­

September 2010
09.10.10
Save the Date – Cincinnati Opera 2010 Opera Ball: “An Evening Under the Tsars” Saturday November 20, 2010

 

August 2010
08.16.10
Cincinnati Opera Completes 90th Anniversary Season of Triumphant and Touching Performances


July 2010

07.26.10
Countertenor Michael Match Wins 2010 Opera Idol™ Competition

07.23.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces Repertoire and Artist Highlights for 2011 Summer Festival

 

June 2010
06.28.10
Cincinnati Opera Presents “Back to the Zoo,” a Free, Family-Friendly Program at Cincinnati Zoo on July 13th

06.15.10
Tom Fox Joins the Cast of Cincinnati Opera’s Otello

06.14.10
Cincinnati Opera and Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Present the Fifth Annual Opera Goes to Church™!

06.11.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces 2010 Opera Idol™ Semi-Finalists

06.09.10
All-Star Casts, Conductors, and Directors to Celebrate Cincinnati Opera’s 90th Anniversary Summer Festival

 

May 2010
05.27.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces Final Casting Updates for Die Meistersinger

05.21.10
Cincinnati Opera Begins its 90th Anniversary Season with an Extraordinary, One-Night-Only Gala Concert & Dinner

05.21.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces Second Annual Opera Idol™ Auditions

05.10.10
All-Star Casts, Conductors, and Directors to Celebrate Cincinnati Opera’s 90th Anniversary Summer Festival

 

April 2010
04.29.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces Die Meistersinger Casting Updates

04.19.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces Casting Changes for 2010 Summer Festival

04.12.10
Cincinnati Opera Announces Withdrawal of Maestro James Levine from 2010 Summer Festival

04.02.10
Cincinnati Opera Appoints New Members to Board of Trustees


March 2010

03.19.10
Casting Call Set for Supernumerary Roles for Cincinnati Opera’s 90th Anniversary Summer Festival


February 2010

02.26.10
Music Hall Revitalization Corporation Established to Lead Renewal of Historic Music Hall


January 2010

01.08.10

Cincinnati Opera Presents Oh Freedom! A Musical Tribute to African-American History

Cincinnati Opera Ushers in 90th Anniversary Summer Festival with Opera Raps


December 2009

12.10.09
Louise Dieterle Nippert Establishes $85 Million Musical Arts Fund

12.03.09
Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund Transformational for Cincinnati’s Leading Musical Organizations

Cincinnati Opera Hosts Make-Up Auditions for 2010 Summer Festival Chorus


October 2009

10.16.09
Ooh la la! Cincinnati Opera’s Trés Chic 2009 Opera Ball, “Bal du Moulin Rouge,” Flourishes with French Flair

10.15.09
2010 Summer Festival Calendar

10.08.09
Cincinnati Opera Appoints New Members and Officers to Board of Trustees


September 2009

09.24.09
Cincinnati Opera Announces Chorus Auditions for 2010 Summer Festival

Cincinnati Opera to Hold Combined Auditions for 2010 Young Artists & 2010-2011 Education Touring Programs


August 2009

08.09.09
Cincinnati Opera’s 2009 Summer Festival Exceeds 2008 Attendance and Ticket Income


July 2009

07.31.09
Save the Date: Cincinnati Opera’s 2009 Opera Ball, “Bal du Moulin Rouge,” Nov. 21

07.22.09
Cincinnati Opera names Margaret Russo 2009 Opera Idol™ Winner

07.16.09
Cincinnati Opera’s 2009 Summer Festival Concludes with Carmen


June 2009

06.26.09
Cincinnati Opera Announces Exclusive Regional Premiere of the film Little Ashes, July 6

06.25.09
Cincinnati Opera Announces Opera Idol™ Finalists

06.22.09
Cincinnati Opera Announces its Ainadamar Opening Night Party Thursday, July 9 in the Music Hall Ballroom


May 2009

05.19.09
Cincinnati Opera Goes to Spain for 89th Summer Festival June 11-26


April 2009

04.13.09
Cincinnati Opera Announces Public Performances of Spanish/English Family Opera How Nanita Learned to Make Flan


March 2009

03.24.09
Audition Notice: Casting call set for Cincinnati Opera 2009 Summer Festival supernumerary roles


January 2009

01.09.09
Cincinnati Opera Presents “A Conversation with Sir Roger Norrington” Jan. 29 in Music Hall

01.14.09
Cincinnati Opera Presents Oh Freedom! A Musical Tribute to African-American History

01.16.09
Cincinnati Opera Presents Soprano Nicole Cabell in Recital on February 25 in Memorial Hall


November 2008

11.07.08
Cincinnati Opera Honors Don and Donna Hoffman During 2008 Opera Ball “A Seductive Night in Spain” on Nov. 22


August 2008

08.20.08
Cincinnati Opera Announces Exciting Plans for 2008 Opera Ball “A Seductive Night in Spain”, Nov. 22

08.07.08
Cincinnati Opera’s Remarkable 2008 Season Saw Critical Acclaim, Audience Ovations and New Partnerships


June 2008

06.02.08
Cincinnati Opera Announces Casting Update for La Traviata

06.03.08
Cincinnati Opera Announces Auditions for 2008-2009 Teaching Artists


April 2008

04.03.08
Cincinnati Opera Presents “How to Fall in Love with Opera” Opera Rap April 15


March 2008

03.10.08
Cincinnati Opera Education Announces Family-Friendly Opera Performances of The Barber of Seville

03.13.08
A Musical Celebration of an Extraordinary Life: Patricia A. Corbett will be held Saturday, March 29

03.31.08
Cincinnati Opera Celebrates 88th Summer Festival with Four Enchanting Operas


February 2008

02.15.08
Cincinnati Opera Presents “Famous Violettas” Opera Rap Mar. 4


January 2008

01.04.08
Cincinnati Opera Presents “I Love Lucy!” Opera Rap Jan. 15

01.17.08
Cincinnati Opera presents This Little Light of Mine with Adrienne Danrich

01.23.08
Cincinnati Opera Presents “Butterfly’s Ancient Traditions” Opera Rap Feb. 12


November 2007

11.27.07
Cincinnati Opera Presents “A Celebration of Cincinnati Opera” an Opera Rap with Charles Parsons


August 2007

08.03.07
Cincinnati Opera’s thrilling 2007 season concludes with record-breaking Aida