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When Will Our Choral Groups Sing Again?

No one knows. In a city that sings, and the home of the May Festival, that's a big deal. Here's how our local vocal artists are hanging in there.

Meet The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s New Music Director

Although the native of East Germany mans the podium of three American orchestras, he also enjoys spending time in the kitchen. But not for the reason you’d think.

Better Know A Podcast: Nature Guys

Nature Guys, a.k.a. amateur naturalist Bob Staggenborg and retired Cincinnati Nature Center chief naturalist Bill Creasy, launched their podcast last October.

Speak Easy: Leon Fleisher

More than 40 years ago, a neurological condition caused legendary pianist Leon Fleisher to lose the use of his right hand. Instead of giving up his skill, he championed works composed for the left...

Cincinnati Opera Stages a Modern Epic

The world premiere of Morning Star is now the highlight of Cincinnati Opera’s 95th season.

Speak Easy: Caroline Shaw, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Violinist

Caroline Shaw is multitasking for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra this month, appearing as both a soloist and composer as part of the MusicNOW Festival.

Barrett: A Force to Reckon With on East Fourth

Barrett, who died in 1989, brought radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer to the city—raising the funds to buy the equipment and constructing the building to house it.

Emery: Town Builders

There wasn’t much of importance that happened in the city during the first half of the 20th century that didn’t have an Emery attached to it.

Procter & Gamble: Band of Brothers-in-Law

You may not know their first names, but you recognize their initials.

The Nippert Family: A Study in the Power of Philanthropy

Louise and Louis Nippert were a power couple whose far-reaching interests—the arts, education, sports, agriculture, ecology—were matched by the means to support them.