Drama — across genres and media — is rife with water rising above characters’ heads, in both a literal and figurative sense. The most recent example of this is the engaging one-act original commission by Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, The Flood, premiering this weekend. If you grew up in Columbus, especially on the […]
Opera Columbus and ProMusica are partnering to produce and commission a chamber opera titled The Flood, based on the Ohio Flood of 1913 and its effect on four generations. This is Opera Columbus’ first commission of a new opera in nearly 20 years, and takes place on Feb. 8-10 at the Southern Theatre. The opera […]
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 | 8 p.m. Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.) Justin Vivian Bond is a trans-genre artist living in New York City. Bond is a Tony-nominated performer whom The New Yorker called “the best cabaret artist of (their) generation.” Bond is the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning memoir TANGO: My Childhood, […]
Under One Roof is Community Shelter Board’s signature fundraising event to spark discussion about critical social problems and shed light on innovative solutions – so that everyone has a place to call home. On Thursday, June 7, 2018, Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer will join Community Shelter Board to discuss their research on America’s […]
Trio Solisti, called by the New Yorker, the “most exciting piano trio in America” features the talents of violinist Maria Bachman, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach, and pianist Fabio Bidini. Joseph Haydn’s “Trio C Major,” Franz Schubert’s “Trio in B-flat major,” Op. 99 Antonín Dvořák’s “Trio in Gminor,” Op. 26 When: Saturday, April 28, 2018, ** […]
Chart-topping jazz vocalist, Nicole Henry, and American Idol finalist, Michael Lynche, lend vocal fireworks to concerts that get to the very heart and soul of rhythm and blues. Tickets on sale now at the CAPA Ticket Office (39 East State Street, Columbus), by phone at (614) 469-0939 or at www.ticketmaster.com.
How does one lead the rebirth of a performing arts organization? I sat down with Peggy Kriha Dye, General and Artistic Director of Opera Columbus, to talk about this weekend’s production of Orphée Et Eurydice (running April 20-22 at the Southern Theatre), her beginnings as a singer, how she came to call Central Ohio home, and the […]