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.
Imani Winds clarinetist mariam Adam says the group’s concert Sunday evening at the King Arts Complex will show the “exotic side” of the wind quintet.
Twyla Robinson performs the Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss with the Columbus Symphony this weekend. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts,. Mozart’s Requiem with the Columbus Symphony chorus is also on the program. More on that to come.
Join me this evening for Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101 to hear music of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The not-often-enough heard Symphony No. 6 from 1923 is serene and beautiful, brooding and melancholy.
Here’s a special edition of Opera Abbreviated. Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia will be performed April 17th and 19th by OSU Opera Dept at Drake Performance Center
He has all kinds of other things going for him, but star student Kwasi Enin wrote in his college essay that music is the core of his happiness. Maybe that’s why all eight Ivy League schools want him.