In a return to its flagship Americana series, CSI presents snapshots of our nation's unique song style and its evolution over time. The common thread that helps identify America's compositional aesthetic? Individualistic, multidimensional works coming from distinct composers who have been influenced by music of all time periods, genres, and regions across the world.
Baritone and Cincinnati favorite Jesse Blumberg, along with the dazzling pianist Jocelyn Dueck, grace the Cincinnati stage in CSI's 2018-2019 Spotlight Series. Together, the dynamic duo will bring to life some of history's greatest composers and poets in a riveting all-French program that is not to be missed.
Season Opening Benefit
CSI kicks off its third mainstage season with the launch of a brand new series, Alma de España. Exploring the vast repertoire of art song from Spanish-speaking nations, Alma de España begins its three-season journey in the germinal land of this beautiful language: Spain. Join four Spanish song experts in a thrilling performance with a flair and passion found only in the music of this storied country.
CSI teams up with Lynx Project to deliver art song in one of its originally-intended fashions: casual places of community gathering and fellowship. Grab a drink (or several) and enjoy a smorgasbord of songs performed by many singers for maximum variety. As the Germans say: Prost!
CSI meets ATX in a diverse English-language program chronicling the human journey through innocence and experience. Featuring seasoned Texas-based songsters alongside CSI's very own artistic staff, art song touches down in Austin at the highest levels of artistry and excitement.