The Asian Festival is taking place in Columbus this weekend and coinciding with that event, several performers and musical works from that part of the world will be featured on the next Fretworks, Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101.
Richard Wagner was born 200 years ago today. He is, of course, one of the greatest opera composers of all time. In the 19th Century, only Giuseppe Verdi, who was also born in 1813, could be considered his equal. The debate over the relative merits of German opera versus Italian opera, as exemplified by these [...]