Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Friday evening at 7 pm, Classical Showcase continues with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in a program of music by Charles Ives, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Jean Sibelius.
Trying to justify to his father his decision to stay in Vienna as a freelancer rather than return home to Salzburg, Mozart walked a tightrope between satisfying his father’s emotional needs and claiming his right to live his own life.
Musicology is easily defined as an academic study of music, distinct from training in performance or composition. To learn more, visit a lecture at the Ohio State University public lecture series, Monday afternoons at the 18th Avenue Music and Dance Library.
This week on Fretworks, we’ll hear the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet in their arrangement of music from the Renaissance by Giovanni Gabrielli.
A selection of holiday program in and near Columbus. Enjoy!
While there is something to be said for the fresh perspective and energy provided by a visiting conductor, there is also an argument to be made it is more important for an orchestra to have a long term goal beyond just playing concerts.
The great Italian tenor Enrico Caruso raised thousands of dollars at bond rallies during World War I.
In what may, or may not be a dubious distinction, Ukrainian pianist Lubomyr Melnyk claims to be the fastest pianist alive.
“Why do these rich people insist on having concert halls named after themselves?”
An article published by WQXR in New York stated that the purpose of the so-called period instrument movement was “to rediscover how Baroque music might have sounded using original instruments and performance practices.”