Performances large and small take place throughout the month of February,

and highlight the vast range of musical styles from 1000 years of early written music. Many of these recitals are free. Check each individual event for pricing. (These are entirely separate from Catacoustic tickets).

festival

Period instruments, unexpected venues, and exciting collaborations are the order of the day.

Professionals, students, and passionate amateurs give audiences all over town a chance to hear old music played and sung as it would have sounded when it was new.

 


Handel’s Ariodante @ Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Wyoming
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm
Handel's Ariodante @ Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Wyoming | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States
Here’s how the Grove Dictionary of Music describes this opera:  “Ariodante is one of Handel’s most appealing operas: the story is romantic and unusually straightforward, and the characters are portrayed...
Handel’s Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM
Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm
Handel's Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States
A sorceress, an enchanted island, disguised lovers and mistaken identities are woven together beautifully with some of Handel’s most memorable melodies. Music by George Frideric Handel, libretto by Riccardo Broschi,...
Handel’s Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm
Handel's Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States
A sorceress, an enchanted island, disguised lovers and mistaken identities are woven together beautifully with some of Handel’s most memorable melodies. Music by George Frideric Handel, libretto by Riccardo Broschi,...
My Heart is Prepared @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Terrace Park
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm
My Heart is Prepared @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Terrace Park | Terrace Park | Ohio | United States
Glorious music by one of the outstanding figures of 18th-century French music, Jean-Joseph de Mondonville, for soprano, harpsichord, and pardessus, with Toronto-based soprano, Shannon Mercer.  This candle-lit concert is an...
Handel’s Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Handel's Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States
A sorceress, an enchanted island, disguised lovers and mistaken identities are woven together beautifully with some of Handel’s most memorable melodies. Music by George Frideric Handel, libretto by Riccardo Broschi,...
Handel’s Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm
Handel's Alcina @ Cohen Family Studio Theater. UC-CCM | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States
A sorceress, an enchanted island, disguised lovers and mistaken identities are woven together beautifully with some of Handel’s most memorable melodies. Music by George Frideric Handel, libretto by Riccardo Broschi,...
Handel’s Ariodante @ Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Wyoming
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm
Handel's Ariodante @ Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Wyoming | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States
Here’s how the Grove Dictionary of Music describes this opera:  “Ariodante is one of Handel’s most appealing operas: the story is romantic and unusually straightforward, and the characters are portrayed...