Community Performances

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We are pleased to offer free community performances of “The Barber of Seville.”

More performances will be added as our schedule fills up – so check back soon!

College Hill Branch Library November 22, 2019 3:00 PM
Arts Center at Dunham January 11, 2020 2:00 PM
Art at the Barn (Mariemont) February 2, 2020 1:00 PM
Loveland Branch Library February 25, 2020 2:00 PM
Clifton Cultural Arts Center March 8, 2020 2:00 PM
Warren County Learning Center March 23, 2020

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Announcing our 2019-2020 Tour!

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ROKCincy in partnership with Cincinnati Opera is thrilled to announce our 2019-2020 tour of Rossini’s classic opera “The Barber of Seville.”

Sung in English and Italian, this updated version includes familiar music, high energy hi-jinks, and colorful sets and costumes. The performance is approximately 40 minutes long and is appropriate for grades K-6 and families. A study guide is sent prior to the performance and a Q&A with the performers is offered afterwards.

As always, ROKCincy performances are completely free. Performances are offered to schools on Mondays at 10AM and Fridays at 1PM and community centers on Saturdays at 2pm. ROKCincy is now booking October through June dates.

For more information or to schedule a performance, please contact us at schedulerokcincy@gmail.com .

Our schedule fills up fast – so don’t hesitate to reach out for more information!

Calling All Opera Singers!

Looking for paid performing experience? Ever wonder what kids think of opera?

ROKCincy is a non-profit that brings opera performances to schools and community centers all over Greater Cincinnati. We are always on the lookout for talented singers looking for an opportunity to hone their stage skills while making a difference in their community. Interested in joining the ROKCincy team? Contact Kelly at rokcincy@gmail.com

Want to know more about ROKCincy?

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ROKCincy is a non-profit serving the Greater Cincinnati area. Our mission is to bring free, kid-friendly opera performances to schools and community centers that might not have easy access to the arts.

ROKCincy typically tours October through May with performances offered on Tuesdays at 10AM, Fridays at 1PM, and Saturdays at 2PM.

Performances are about 40 minutes in length with a Q&A afterwards. Study guides are sent to schools prior to performances. We bring our own sets, costumes, and keyboard – all we need is an audience!

If you are interested in more information, contact Kelly at rokcincy@gmail.com. If you’d like to schedule a performance, email schedulerokcincy@gmail.com.

ROKCincy Performances in Your Community!

Join ROKCincy for free performances of Little Red Riding Hood at these locations:

Kenton County Public Library January 19, 2019 2:00 PM
Erlanger Library February 23, 2019 2:00 PM
Art at the Barn – Mariemont March 2, 2019 2:00 PM
CCAC March 10, 2019 2:00 PM
Miami University – Middletown March 15, 2019 10:00 AM
Dunham Center for the Arts April 6, 2019 2:00 PM

Don’t see a performance near you? Ask your local library or community center to host a show by emailing schedulerokcincy@gmail.com.

ROKCincy’s Announces 2018-2019 Tour!

ROKCincy in partnership with Cincinnati Opera is thrilled to announce their tour of Cesar Cui’s “Little Red Riding Hood.” With english translation by Adam C Wright, this familiar fairy tale comes to life with beautiful music and colorful sets and costumes. The performance is approximately 40 minutes long and is appropriate for grades K-6 and their families. A Q&A with the performers is offered afterward the show.

Show duration: approximately 45 minutes. Recommended for Grades K – 6

To schedule a performance, email schedulerokcincy@gmail.com

Ana y su Sombra

In partnership with Cincinnati Opera, ROKCincy presented Ana y su Sombra, written by Gabriela Ortiz. Ana y su Sombra is a Spanish/English opera about a homesick young girl and her precocious shadow, each trying to find their own identity in a strange place. We took this show to 3 local schools and ended with a free, public performance at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater in Price Hill.

Music Director: Stephen Variames

Ana/Yeya: Christina Kerstan

Sombra: Christina Bilz

Kevin Truax: Old Oak Tree/Pete/Asombra

Matthew Umphreys: Piano

Karen Lee: Violin

Nave Graham: Flute

ROKCincy would like to thank Melanie Chavez, Jeremy Campbell, and Cincinnati Opera for their support of this production.

Ana y su Sombra

In partnership with Cincinnati Opera, ROKCincy presented Ana y su Sombra, written by Gabriela Ortiz. Ana y su Sombra is a Spanish/English opera about a homesick young girl and her precocious shadow, each trying to find their own identity in a strange place. We took this show to 3 local schools and ended with a free, public performance at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater in Price Hill.

Music Director: Stephen Variames

Ana/Yeya: Christina Kerstan

Sombra: Christina Bilz

Kevin Truax: Old Oak Tree/Pete/Asombra

Matthew Umphreys: Piano

Karen Lee: Violin

Nave Graham: Flute

ROKCincy would like to thank Melanie Chavez, Jeremy Campbell, and Cincinnati Opera for their support of this production.