Tickets and Concerts

The Twelfth Annual Art of the Piano Festival

July 6 – 24, 2022

We’re back live – join us this July!

Do you love piano?

Would you like to hear some of today’s most innovative performers and composers play extraordinary music, on exceptional instruments, in a beautiful space? You have the opportunity to attend the entire festival, to pick a group of concerts that work best for you, or to come and watch an individual performance.

Attend the Entire Festival

Early Bird Pass: $150 (price goes up to $175 after June 18 )

Bring-a-friend: buy two for $135 each (click here for discount to be applied)

All-festival pass:

  • gets you into all concerts + talks
  • comes with a complimentary bring-a-friend voucher for 2 concerts
  • show your pass at check-in to enter concerts, masterclasses + talks
  • all concerts are general seating

Attend an Individual Performance

Individual Ticket: $25.00 in advance; $30 at the door
*An individual performance ticket includes admission to that day’s masterclasses or talks.

Single tickets go on sale in May.  All concerts are general seating.

Did you know? If you’re interested in knowing what goes into playing at this level, you can watch our faculty-artists teach our 2022 Young Artists.  All masterclasses are open to the public and free with the purchase of an all-Festival pass, a 5-concert pass, or a single ticket.

Masterclass/Talk: Jessie Montgomery

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/talk with Jessie Montgomery, composer, whose new work is part of the Stillpoint project. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Jessie and asking […]

Free

Young Artists Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Catch rising stars early - our Young Artists are here from around the world in July.

$10.00

Conrad Tao in Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

"A musician of deep intellectual and emotional means." – NPR “If I could, I'd hear every performance he plays.” – The San Diego Union-Tribune Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Masterclass/Talk: Judd Greenstein

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with Judd Greenstein, producer of upcoming Stillpoint album; composer, including a new work for the Stillpoint project. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing […]

Free

STILLPOINT

Memorial Hall OTR 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati

A once-in-a-lifetime event: all new works to be performed, live. Awadagin Pratt, celebrated pianist and conductor, explores the truth and beauty found within T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets through its sibling […]

Free

Masterclass/Talk: Paola Prestini

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with Paola Prestini, composer, whose new work is part of the Stillpoint project. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Paola and asking […]

Free

CANCELED: Masterclass/Talk: Michelle Cann

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

This event has been canceled due to illness.

Free

Young Artists Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Catch rising stars early - our Young Artists are here from around the world in July.

$10.00

Masterclass/Talk: Stephen Prutsman

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Stephen Prutsman. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Stephen and asking him questions. The public is invited to attend and […]

Free

Michelle Cann + Thomas Mesa in Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

NOTICE: Michelle Cann is unable to perform this concert due to illness. Awadagin Pratt will instead be performing with Thomas Mesa - please see below for the updated program. ::::: […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Stephen Prutsman in Concert

Memorial Hall OTR 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati

Stephen Prutsman has been described as one of the most innovative musicians of his time. Moving easily from classical to jazz to world music styles as a pianist, composer and […]

$25 – $30

Jeremy Ajani Jordan in Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Critically acclaimed, “a clear technical virtuoso”, “a rare talent”, and “a true Wunderkind,” Chicago born Jeremy Jordan burst onto the music scene at age 9 playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Masterclass/Talk: Jeremy Ajani Jordan

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Jeremy Ajani Jordan. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Jeremy and asking him questions. The public is invited to attend […]

Free

Mikael Darmanie in Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

As a soloist, Mikael Darmanie has performed throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Russia and the Caribbean. Recent festival appearances have included: The Weil Institute at Carnegie, Trinity Wall Street, Prototype, […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Masterclass/Talk: Mikael Darmanie

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Mikael Darmanie. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Mikael and asking him questions. The public is invited to attend and […]

Free

Aaron Diehl in Concert

Memorial Hall OTR 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati

At age 17, Diehl was a finalist in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington competition, where he was noticed by Wynton Marsalis. Soon after, Diehl was invited to tour Europe […]

$25 – $30

Masterclass/Talk: Aaron Diehl

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Aaron Diehl. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Aaron and asking him questions. The public is invited to attend and […]

Free

Young Artists Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Catch rising stars early - our Young Artists are here from around the world in July.

$10.00

Young Artists Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Catch rising stars early - our Young Artists are here from around the world in July.

$10.00

Masterclass/Talk: Alexander Korsantia

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Alexander Korsantia. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Alexander and asking him questions. The public is invited to attend and […]

Free

Young Artists Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Catch rising stars early - our Young Artists are here from around the world in July.

$10.00

Masterclass/Talk: Angela Kim

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Angela Kim. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Angela and asking her questions. The public is invited to attend and […]

Free

Alexander Korsantia in Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

“a major artist” -Miami Herald “a quiet maverick” -Daily Telegraph praised for the “clarity of his technique, richly varied tone and dynamic phrasing” -Baltimore Sun “a performance that could annihilate […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Masterclass/Talk: Lera Auerbach

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Masterclass/seminar with pianist Lera Auerbach. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Lera and asking her questions. The public is invited to attend and […]

Free

Angela Kim in Concert

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music CCM Boulevard, Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati, OH

Join us for "Chaos Magick," a multi-media, multi sensory experience combining piano, classical repertoire, graphic design, animation, and more. Created by artists of different genres from across the country--Michael Robert […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Lera Auerbach in Concert

Memorial Hall OTR 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati

"Her versatility is almost unbelievable. She is a passionate pianist with huge amounts of temperament, a natural composer and performer, quick to absorb and utilize everything around her." "staggering." -New […]

$25 – $30
Getting There
WERNER RECITAL HALL :: MEMORIAL HALL IN OTR

2022 Festival

July 6 – 24

Werner Recital Hall CCM

I-71 from the north:
Take William Howard Taft (exit 3); continue on Taft one mile to Jefferson Avenue. Turn right on Jefferson, then make an immediate left at the light onto Corry Boulevard (the Corry Boulevard/CCM Village entrance to UC's Campus). The CCM Village and parking garage are at the base of Corry Boulevard.

I-71 from the south:
Take the Reading Road (exit 2); continue north on Reading one mile; veer left at fork onto Burnet Ave. Turn left on William Howard Taft, then right onto Jefferson and make an immediate left at the light onto Corry Boulevard (the Corry Boulevard/CCM Village entrance to UC's Campus). The CCM Village and parking garage are at the base of Corry Boulevard.

I-75 from the north or south:
Take Hopple Street (exit 3). At light, turn left. Cross Central Parkway; go up hill (Martin Luther King Drive) to Jefferson Avenue. Turn right on Jefferson, then turn right on Corry Boulevard (2nd light; the Corry Boulevard/CCM Village entrance to UC's Campus). The CCM Village and parking garage are at the base of Corry Boulevard.

Door-to-door online directions:
For door-to-door directions, go to Google Directions and use "W Corry St and Jefferson Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45221" as your destination address. After following the directions provided, continue west on Corry until it ends at the entrance to the CCM garage.

Memorial Hall in OTR

Memorial Hall is in Over-the-Rhine, across from Washington Park and next to Music Hall.  There is a parking lot adjacent to Memorial Hall and Music Hall, and there’s a garage underneath Washington Park.  Another option is parking and taking the streetcar, which stops in front of Music Hall/Memorial Hall.

I-71 from the north: take exit 2A/2B (Ballpark/Stadium/Arena) to merge onto US-42 S/Reading Road.  Continue onto Central Parkway.  Turn right onto Elm (you’ll see the Y and the School for the Creative and Performing Arts), and Memorial Hall is almost immediately to your left.

I-71 from the south: follow signs to merge onto I-75 North.  After crossing the Ohio River, look for the 5th Street exit (1C) to the right.  Take the 5th Street exit, and after about 3 blocks, turn left onto Elm.  After you cross Central Parkway (you’ll see the Y and the School for the Creative and Performing Arts), Memorial Hall is almost immediately to your left.

I-75 from the north: take the Ezzard Charles exit (1G) on the right-hand side.  Stay in the far left lane to turn left onto Ezzard Charles Drive (you’ll see Cincinnati Union Terminal to your right), following the signs for Music Hall.  Stay on Ezzard Charles until you get to the back of Music Hall, and then turn right onto Central Parkway.  At the first light, turn left onto 12th street, then turn left at the next light onto Elm.  Memorial Hall will be almost immediately to your left.

I-471 from the south: after crossing the Ohio river, keep left to stay on I-471 N, following signs to I-71 N/Columbus.  Take exit 7 for Liberty.  Turn left onto Reading Road, and then continue onto Central Parkway.  Turn right onto Elm (you’ll see the Y and the School for the Creative and Performing Arts), and Memorial Hall is almost immediately to your left.

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