Shakespeare in Love


Saturday, August 10 | 7:30 PM

School for Creative and Performing Arts; Cincinnati, OH

The Mainstage series is sponsored by the Carol Ann & Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation

This concert is included in the Festival Pass and the Flex Pass Subscription options.
Single Tickets: $30-40 for Adults, $10 for Students, Free for Children Under 13
*$3 ticketing fee on single tickets

Tonight, we perform 10-time Emmy-winning composer John Henry Kreitler’s second symphony—his final oeuvre which he composed right before his passing in January 2024 in celebration of the Chamber Orchestra’s 50th anniversary. The program also features works that took inspiration from the greatest bard of all—William Shakespeare, with readings from members of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

Approximately 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission

Join Summermusik Director Eckart Preu for a pre-concert talk in the Mayerson Theatre at 6:45pm

Wine and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

Incidental Music to Much Ado About Nothing (1916)

Symphony No. 2, “The Voices of God” (Summermusik Commission, World Premiere)

Suite from Incidental Music for Hamlet, Op. 32

LEONARD BERNSTEIN, arr. Paul Bateman
West Side Story Suite for Violin and Strings
Celeste Golden Andrews, violin

*All works are Summermusik Premieres

Concert Sponsor

Available for $10,000

Watch: West Side Story Suite for Violin

Celeste Golden Andrews Sponsor
Rebecca Bolce & Keith Wood

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Sponsor
Marjorie Davies

Music Sponsor
Susan Esler & Steve Skibo

Event Supporter
Friends of Summermusik

Reception Partner
Cora’s Cakery

School for Creative & Performing Arts (SCPA)

108 W Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • Complimentary Parking provided at 250 Court Street on a first come-first served basis.
  • Washington Park Garage: The Washington Park parking garage is located directly north of the SCPA campus at 1230 Elm Street.
  • Metered Street Parking: Metered street parking available on adjacent streets.


Aug 10 2024


7:30 pm
School for Creative & Performing Arts


School for Creative & Performing Arts

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