Cincinnati May Festival Names New Associate Director of Choruses & Director of the Youth Chorus

The Cincinnati May Festival has announced that Jason Alexander Holmes will be the new Associate Director of Choruses and Director of the Youth Chorus. Holmes has served as Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Boychoir since 2019 and also directs the MLK Chorale and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Classic Roots Community Chorus. He has also worked with such organizations as The Carnegie {…}

Cincinnati May Festival Names Julia Wolfe as Inaugural Festival Director

(Photo credit: Peter Serling) Following its 150th anniversary celebration the Cincinnati May Festival has announced Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe as the inaugural Festival Director. In her role, Wolfe draws upon decades of collaboration and interdisciplinary artistry to curate an extensive program. She says in an official press release, “I am thrilled to be working with the forward-looking May Festival {…}

Laquita Mitchell, Briana Hunter, Kate Lindsey, Barry Banks, Reginald Smith, Jr. Headline Cincinnati May Festival’s 2023 Season

Cincinnati May Festival has announced its 150th anniversary season. First up is Vaulted Voices at Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church. Audiences will hear the May Festival Chamber Choir, May Festival Youth Chorus, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Performance Date: April 2, 2023  The festival proper kicks off with Bach’s “Magnificat,” which is paired with music by James Macmillan and {…}