Frank Johnson

Producer/Announcer

Lumenocity, the unique marriage of light and music that has filled Washington Park and illuminated Music Hall the last few summers, will end its run indoors at the Taft Theatre in early August.

Wright State University trumpet professor Dan Zehringer has released his first classical solo album, Journeymen's Songs

Local artist Amy Yosmali is part of a creative exhibition presented by the Art on Vine gallery called A Car Show, featuring artwork inspired by automobiles.

When this year's May Festival concerts conclude, it will mark the end of James Conlon's 37 year run as music director. Maestro Conlon recently spoke to Frank Johnson by phone from Spain with some perspective and memories of his tenure with the May Festival.

2016 marks the 10th anniversary of National Record Store Day, a celebration of the local, unique independent shops around the country.

Starting April 15, the Constella Festival brings a diverse schedule or art and music back to an array of venues around the city.

Fans of the Star Trek franchise of movies and TV shows will enjoy the upcoming concert event at Music Hall, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage.

The 2016 Cincinnati International Wine Festival is set for March 3-5 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, once again featuring hundreds of varieties of wines to sample, with all ticket proceeds supporting local non-profits, including Cincinnati Public Radio.

Stephanie Nash, the assistant conductor of the Vocal Arts Ensemble, joins Frank Johnson to talk about their February 5 concert called Brahms X2.

This year’s Linton Chamber Music Series kicks off on January 24 with the start of their celebration of Johannes Brahms.

Another local Christmas tradition returns when the Vocal Arts Ensemble presents their annual holiday concert, Candlelit Christmas.

Star of the East is the title of this year’s Cincinnati Camerata annual Marian concert which explores Eastern European Orthodox musical traditions.

Local filmmaker Joe Zappa is premiering his 8-part web series called Clever Girl with a red carpet event at the 20th Century in Oakley on November 1.

Acclaimed classical guitarist Sharon Isbin will be performing at Parrish Auditorium on the Hamilton campus of Miami Universitt on Saturday, October 24.

Perfect for Halloween, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s main branch will host a spooky screening of the 1920 silent film horror classic, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.

The Third Annual Cincinnati Bach Fest is celebrating BACHTOBERFEST with a month of performances in inviting and unique locations and spaces.

It’s time again for 100’s of local, regional and national bands to perform in and around Cincinnati’s Over the Rhine during the MidPoint Music Festival. With headliners this year like Heartless Bastards, Purity Ring, Iron & Wine and others, Dan Bockrath, the executive director, fills in all the details for this year’s festival in a talk with Frank Johnson.

This month, the first live recording from the Cincinnati Pops will be released. American Originals was recorded in January 2015 at Music Hall and the program featured Conductor John Morris Russell leading the Pops and a group of talented guest stars through parts of the Great American Songbook and the music of Stephen Foster.

The start of the 2015-16 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra season is fast approaching, which means planning for the ever-popular Opening Night Gala is well-underway.

Michael Giacchino is the award-winning composer of TV, movie and video game scores, including Cars 2, Lost, Jurassic World, The Incredibles, and the 2009 reboot of the Star Trek films.

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