An endless passion for exploration, for collaboration,
for discovery, for NEW IDEAS.
Our mission is to transforms heart, minds and communities with thought-provoking musical exploration.
concert:nova is an exciting performance group that stands at the intersection of visionary performances and innovative cultural engagement. Creating the shift in artistic experiences, the artist-driven ensemble is at the forefront of an exciting new generation in classical music. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, concert:nova presents “the most imaginative events in memory by a classical ensemble.”
Founded in 2007 by a group of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra musicians led by clarinetist Ixi Chen, the musicians have sought inter-artistic collaboration with an inquisitive and adventurous spirit to create an multi-dimensional blend of compelling and thought-provoking performances.
With a fluid roster, an agile ability within the group to morph into various combinations, and sharing the creative spirit with renowned guest artists near and far, concert:nova has been at the forefront of forging new artistic horizons in Cincinnati.