Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “Mozart and Salieri” brought together some illustrious musicians and helped create one Russian opera star.
The Texas Guitar Quartet will be heard playing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture on the next Fretworks program Saturday at 7 pm on Classical 101.
Read about the botanical inspiration for American composer David Maslanka’s marimba work Crown of Thorns, and listen to Maslanka’s otherworldly music Saturday at 6 p.m. on The American Sound on Classical 101.
Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, conducted by Otto Klemperer is a Good Friday special on Classical 101, at 8 p.m. Friday.
Question: what do you call a smartphone that rings with a brand-new ring tone written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer?Answer: a smarterphone.
The cliche holds that no good deed goes unpunished. But for some music and dance students, a flash mob performance of the Waltz of the Flowers from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker seems to be bringing more love – not more punishment – at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital.
Are Franz Schubert’s symphonies poorly written?
This week on Fretworks, the standard six-string Spanish classical guitar is featured on all of our musical selections with some solo pieces as well as various ensemble combinations.
Mozart’s Requiem is performed by the Columbus Symphony Chorus and Orchestra Friday and Saturday April 11 and 12 in the Ohio Theater. Ronald J. Jenkins is conductor of the Chorus. The performance includes music by Strauss and Wagner. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts.