Classical Revolution Cincinnati normally holds events every second Sunday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT EVENT: NEW YEAR'S PLAY

Sunday 1/12 @ 8 p.m.--The Listing Loon--FREE ($5 Donation Suggested)

Classical Revolution Cincinnati kicks off the new year at The Listing Loon in style!

ABOUT SOME OF THE PERFORMERS

The Caladrian Ensemble is a professional musical ensemble devoted to exploring the intersections between early and modern music through unexpected collaborations, diverse programming, improvisation, and community engagement. The Caladrian Ensemble showcases the best regional and international artists in programs that explore the unique and the wonderful.

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Om Srivastava is a saxophonist,  educator, and composer passionate about contemporary and

world music presently serving as Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone at the University of Cincinnati

College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Om has performed throughout the United States and

abroad including featured performances with the Kokomo and Ball State Symphony Orchestras,

as well as with the BSU Jazz Ensemble’s 2012 tour of China. He has been an active performer in

the festivals of the Chautauqua Institute in Chautauqua, New York, the New Harmony Music

Festival, and the Covington World Music Fest.

As a chamber musician, Om was named a finalist in the international Coleman Chamber Music

Competition (2013) and semi-finalist in the North American Saxophone Alliance Competition

(2016). In 2013 he released the album Through Adam’s Fall with the Promethean Quartet. His

performance as the soprano chair in the Hocta Quartet’s premiere of Evan Williams’s Quartet for

Saxophones was included on the icareifyoulisten Spring 2016 Mixtape. In 2017 he released his

solo debut Antara on the Teal Creek record label, comprised of Indian fusion music for saxophone

and tabla.  He was awarded a 2015 IndianRaga fellowship and was named a Fellow at the 2017 Cortona Sessions for New Music in Tuscany, Italy. Om is also a frequent collaborator of the Cincinnati-based immersive creative studio Intermedio, most recently performing “Mid-Day Ghost” as part of the 2018 FOTOFOCUS Biennial. Prior to this Om collaborated with Intermedio on the contemporary opera premiere Productions of Time. Other noteable performances include performing alongside Tony Award winner Matthew Morrison with the Lexington Pops Orchestra, Garaj Mahal guitarist Fareed Haque at the Lincoln Center, and with the RagaTone Ensemble at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Om was named a featured performer at the 2018 North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial where he premiered his work Reed and Rela for soprano saxophone and tabla.

 

Om’s latest release is 7th Life, a modern-fusion project  with tabla virtuoso Jim Feist comprised entirely of original compositions and available on digital and vinyl. 7th Life was included on the instrumental and experimental music blog A Closer Listen.

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Chris Wilke studied guitar and composition at the College of Mt. St. Joseph followed by a Master’s degree in classical guitar from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music where he also took composition courses and was introduced to performing early music on original instruments.  He recently completed his doctorate in Early Music Performance at the Eastman School of Music, where his advisor was the renowned lutenist, Paul O'Dette.

A dedicated teacher, Wilke has taught guitar, lute, and directed ensembles at Nazareth College in Rochester NY, The State University of New York at Geneseo, Xavier University in Cincinnati OH, Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY and Marshall University in Huntington, WV.  In addition to teaching many private lessons and ensembles, Wilke also founded Early Music Ensembles and a large Guitar Orchestra. Several of his compositions have been published by Les Productions d'Oz in Montreal.

Wilke performs widely, having given solo recitals in Italy and Germany as well as throughout the United States. On several occasions, he lectured at the Guitar Foundation of America's Convention and the American Musicological Association's Annual Meeting. He has done live on-air performances and interviews for WGUC, WNKU, WVXU WOSU, and WXXI radio stations.  His recordings have been featured on Concertzender radio in the Netherlands, on Canadian Television, and the NPR programs, Classical Guitar Alive! and Sunday Morning Baroque.  He was invited to contribute guitar tracks to the Ring and Ring II compilation albums.  Wilke performed

for the Lute Society of America's "Emerging Artist Series" and later gave a solo recital at the Boston Early Music Festival.  Other notable appearances include a performance with the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra and solo concerts at the European Lute Festival in Fuessen, Germany and the Lute Society of America's Festival.

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An adept multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer, Michael G. Ronstadt has been

captivating audiences throughout North America for nearly two decades. A master at his craft,

Ronstadt traverses a mélange of musical styles that range from anywhere between folk, jazz,

classical, Americana and the wildly ethereal. Nephew of Linda Ronstadt, Michael brings a rich

musical heritage and absolute knack for improvising up a storm. He holds a masters degree in

cello performance from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music (CCM).

 

Ronstadt displays genre-blending explorations on cello and guitar in complement to thought-

provoking lyrics. In addition to his solo and group recordings, Michael G. is a much sought-after

studio musician, who has appeared on more than 170 albums in the last 20 years. A native of

Arizona, he now lives in Cincinnati, where he is a sought-after cello teacher and mentor.

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