Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart and Salieri – From Russia with Love, Part 2

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Catch The Mozart Minute each Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at
April 18, 2014

Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “Mozart and Salieri” brought together some illustrious musicians and helped create one Russian opera star.

Beethoven for Four Guitars on Next Fretworks

17, 2014

The Texas Guitar Quartet will be heard playing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture on the next Fretworks program Saturday at 7 pm on Classical 101.

A ‘Crown of Thorns’ on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday

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Hear David Maslanka's "Crown of Thorns" on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. on Classical 101.
17, 2014

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.

Good Friday Special: St. Matthew Passion

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Good Friday evening at 8 on Classical 101
April 17, 2014

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, conducted by Otto Klemperer is a Good Friday special on Classical 101, at 8 p.m. Friday.

Contemporary Music Ensemble Commissions New Phone Ringtones

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Ringtones by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers? Yep.
17, 2014

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.

Tchaikovsky Flash Mob Launches Jerusalem Hospital Concerts

15, 2014

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.

Concertmaster Quiz: Name That Tune

14, 2014

How many famous solos can YOU name?

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Why Doesn’t Schubert Get Any Love?

ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen in studio with Boyce Lancaster
11, 2014

Are Franz Schubert’s symphonies poorly written?

Solo, Small Ensemble and Orchestral Music on Fretworks

10, 2014

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.

Columbus Symphony Chorus This Weekend

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The Columbus Symphony and Columbus Symphony Chorus
April 10, 2014

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.