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Thursday, August 16th at 7:30pm    


See – and hear – the famous RED VIOLIN.

This once-in-a-lifetime evening will allow you to ask questions of the Red Violin’s owner, Elizabeth Pitcairn.
Also including commentary by CCO music director Eckart Preu as you get a sneak peek of the magnificent “Mendelssohn” Stradivarius that inspired the 1998 Academy Award-winning drama The Red Violin.

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin     Eckart Preu, music director
Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin                  Eckart Preu, music director

The film traces the story of the violin from its maker in 17th century Italy, to an auction room in modern Montreal, and is the perfect prelude to a weekend of intrigue, enchantment and musical delights as the famous instrument visits Cincinnati.

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