When Beethoven’s Not Enough

Beethoven might not be amused...
28, 2015

Do we need to move on from the ‘Musical Masters?’

Miro Quartet In-Studio Performance and Interview

Miró Quartet performs in the Classical 101 studio.
Miró Quartet performs in the Classical 101 studio.
January 27, 2015

The Miró Quartet visited the Classical 101 studios while they where in Columbus for two performances with the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. Listen to their performance and interview with Boyce Lancaster.

Rachel Barton Pine And Friends Shine in New Mozart Recording

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Violinist Rachel Barton Pine's new recording of the complete Mozart Violin Concertos and the Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola with violist Matthew Lipman and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner
27, 2015

Celebrate Mozart’s birthday with Classical 101 to hear violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s dazzling new recording of Mozart’s complete violin concertos.

Celebrating Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré (1945-1987) with husband, Daniel Barenboim
Jacqueline with her incredible Davidov Stradivarius cello made in 1712 by Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari of Cremona, Italy.
January 26, 2015

The legendary cellist would have been 70 years old today. Remembering Jacqueline du Pré (1945-1987).

Lang Lang and Prokofiev With L. A. Phil on Classical Showcase

23, 2015

The next broadcast of Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 will feature the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel conducting with Lang Lang as soloist for Piano Concerto No. 3 by Sergei Prokofiev.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Almost-Shotgun Wedding

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
January 23, 2015

Learn about the “scandal” that helped Mozart get hitched.

Miró Quartet with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra this Weekend

The Miro Quartet plays this weekend with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
23, 2015

The Miró Quartet performs this weekend with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in concerts at the Pontifical College Josephinum, Saturday, January 24 at 5:30pm and at the Southern Theatre, Sunday, January 25 at 7:00pm.

Tarrega for Two Guitars and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco on Fretworks

Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena performing for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.
Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena performing for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.
January 22, 2015

The Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco is the featured work for guitar and orchestra on the next Fretworks program on Classical 101. This popular concerto was written in Hollywood, after the composer fled his native Italy after the rise of the fascist government there.  It was dedicated to and first performed [...]

“Call Me Debbie”: Deborah Voigt’s New Autobiography

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Not your average diva memoir
January 22, 2015

Soprano Deborah Voigt discusses her career and addictions to food, sex and alcohol. A harrowing story of clawing the way back.

Space; The Vinyl Frontier for NASA’s Voyager Mission

Jupiter, taken by Voyager 2
Jupiter, as seen by the Voyager craft. It brings to mind the poetry of Robert Frost: And steadfast as Keats' Eremite, Not even stooping from its sphere, It asks a little of us here. It asks of us a certain height.
January 22, 2015

Space; the vinyl frontier. Listen to the planets without Holst’s interpretation.