Concert choir to perform Mozart’s ‘Requiem

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier University Concert Choir, in coordination with the Cincinnati Ballet, will produce the composer’s final piece for one weekend only Tragic moments give way to hope in the Cincinnati Ballet’s newest performance set to Mozart’s “Requiem Mass in D Minor,” accompanied by the Xavier University Concert Choir. “We are singing it all completely in Latin and we’re doing the entirety of the Requiem with the ballet,” sophomore choir member Stephanie Ambrose said. Mozart’s “Requiem,” originally written for a funeral, was the composer’s last piece and was left incomplete upon his death in 1791, a … Continue reading Concert choir to perform Mozart’s ‘Requiem

“Peter Pan” skillfully marvels

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Ballet’s production of “Peter Pan,” which ran from Nov. 7 to 9, sparkled like pixie dust on the Aronoff Center for the Performing Arts’ stage in downtown Cincinnati. The ballet is based on the classic tale of Peter Pan’s adventures through Neverland along with Wendy, John and Michael Darling. The production featured music composed by Carmon DeLeone and was choreographed by Septime Webre. The ballet was performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra under DeLeone’s conduction. The show opened with an entertaining scene featuring the Darling family dog, followed by Tinkerbell’s entrance, which was … Continue reading “Peter Pan” skillfully marvels