CCM remembers Gerhard Samuel
The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) presents the CCM Philharmonia Orchestra and choirs in two performances of Beethoven's "Coriolan Overture" and Symphony No. 9, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Corbett Auditorium.
Conducted by Mark Gibson, director of orchestral studies, and CCM student AikKhai Pung, both concerts feature the Philharmonia Orchestra with the combined voices of the CCM Chamber Choir, Chorale, and University Men's and Women's choruses.
The performances are dedicated to the memory of Gerhard Samuel, beloved former CCM professor and internationally recognized composer and conductor, who died in March in Seattle.
Joining the orchestra and choirs for the Ninth Symphony are student vocal soloists: (April 25 performance) Helen Lyons, Catherine Martin, Anthony Zoeller and Nathan Stark, and (April 26) Danielle Walker, Claire Maloney, Anthony Beck and Noel Bouley.
$10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE
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