Dear Colleagues, it is my pleasure to congratulate the following Stage Directors, Conductors, Creative Teams, Stage Management, Technical Directors, Staff and Mentors throughout OMDA on the following National Opera Association Awards!
- Amanda Consol, Stage Director: The Turn of the Screw was awarded 2nd Prize in Division III of the 2011 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association.
- Steven Goldstein, Stage Director: Dialogues of the Carmelites was awarded 2nd Prize in Division V of the 2011 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association.
- Kenneth Shaw, Stage Director: The Cunning Little Vixen was awarded 3rd Prize in Division II of the 2011 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association.
- Jennifer Williams, Stage Director: L’Ile de Tulipatan was awarded 3rd Prize in Division III of the 2011 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association
Another great year for CCM Opera!
The awards will be presented at the Gala Banquet of the NOA National Convention on January 7, 2012. For convention information www.noa.org.
The CCM Opera department is proud to announce that 4 opera productions from last season have been recognized by the National Opera Association.
Each year the NOA accepts submissions from institutions from around the country and awards accolades based on the quality of the production.
Division V (the top resource category):
Nic Muni’s Of Mice and Men – 1st place
Robin Guarino’s The Rape of Lucretia – 2nd place
Robin Guarino’s Les Mamelles de Tiresias 1st place
Kelvin Chan’s Il combattimeno di Tancredi e Clorinda production – 2nd place.
This was a strong showing for the CCM Opera department and a testament to the efforts of the students and teachers who make these excellent productions possible.
Congratulations to professors Muni & Guarino and to DMA student Kelvin Chan!
‘Turn of the Screw’ questions unanswered
CCM Opera Theatre and the Philharmonia Orchestra present the fully staged concert opera Nov. 5-7.
By: Christa Moore
Phone: (513) 556-9831
Other Contact Phone: (513) 556-2683
Photos By: John Cahill
Continuing the spirit of Halloween, the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Opera Theatre and Philharmonia join forces to present a fully staged concert version of Benjamin Britten’s operatic thriller, “The Turn of the Screw,” in the Patricia Corbett Theater on the University of Cincinnati campus on Nov. 5-7.
Based on the famous Henry James novella and described by Stephen King as “the quintessential ghost story,” “The Turn of the Screw” tells the story of a young governess hired to care for two young children on an isolated English manor estate. Shortly after her arrival the governess is haunted by two malicious ghosts who she fears are stalking her innocent charges. Determined to save the children, the governess battles the supernatural while struggling with the apparent complicity of the children. Benjamin Britten blends 12-tone technique, arresting motifs and stirring lyricism, as the “Screw” turns in this chilling tale of sexual repression and the corruption of innocence.
Conducted by Christopher Allen and directed by Amanda Consul, the performance is sung in English. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 non-UC students. UC students can receive one free ticket with their ID two days prior to the first performance.
|“The Turn of the Screw”
Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper
Based on the novella by Henry James
Christopher Allen, conductor
Amanda Consol, director
* Friday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m.
* Saturday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m.
* Sunday, Nov. 7, 2:30 p.m.
Patricia Corbett Theater
College-Conservatory of Music
University of Cincinnati
$15 — general admission
$10 —non-UC students
UC students can receive one free ticket with their ID two days prior to the first performance.
513-556-4183 or ccm.uc.edu