The Texas Guitar Quartet will be heard playing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture on the next Fretworks program on Classical 101. This selection comes from their CD titled “Red” that also includes Bach’s Third Brandenburg Concerto arranged for four guitars, a sample of them performing it live is above. Swedish guitarist Mattias Jacobsson will perform Three Spanish [...]
WOSU’s Christopher Purdy and CMA Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes talk about the renovation of the Columbus Museum of Art.
Christopher Purdy and Nannette Maciejunes talk about how the Lincoln Center in New York is trying to reach out to its audiences through education – not unlike how Columbus is trying to reach its audience.
Nanette Maciejunes had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Santiago, Chile
Shostakovich described the 10th Symphony as a biography of Stalin, especially the second movement. Listen and you’ll hear exactly what Shostakovich thought of the ruler of the Soviet Union and his government.
I came away with the sense that ArtSafe works to convince the young offenders that there’s no reason to wallow in a world without hope
Cirque d’Art is a school for circus performers, with a special emphasis on providing gymnastic and acrobat training to special needs kids.
A lot of business executives and community leaders are trying to rally support to save the financially strapped Columbus Symphony Orchestra. But it’s not just middle aged adults trying to save the orchestra. WOSU’s Christopher Purdy has the story of the group – Kids with Passion – which wants the CSO to live on.
Will Allison’s new novel What You Have Left has been lauded by the New York Times. In this interview, he talks about the MFA program at OSU, the many elements that he wove into his book (Including NASCAR), his writing process, and what lies ahead for him.
Kaye Ballard has done TV series, Broadway, Vegas, clubs, pictures, you name it. In this interview, Kaye talks about her life in show business going back to her days with Spike Jones and His Band in the 1940s, and mentions her big break at Columbus’s Club Gloria.