Classical 101′s Halloween Playlist

Lon Chaney as The Phantom of the Opera
Classical101 invites you to a spooktacular playlist this Halloween, on air all day. Listen to your favorite classic horror film suites as well as classical music with a diabolical flavor.
8:35PM
October 30, 2014

Happy Halloween from Classical101!

Friday, October 31st’s on-air ghoulish playlist features diabolical dances, demonic quadrilles, and suites from a few of our favorite classic horror films.

Be sure to tune in for the ‘By Request with Christopher Purdy’ to hear what you, the listeners, have selected this Halloween. Also listen for selections from the upcoming Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Angels and Demons’ program October 31st and November 1st with interviews from the soloist, Betsy Sturdevant and conductor, Vladimir Kulenovic at 9:00am with Jennifer Hambrick.

Nonagenarian Ruth Slenczynska Plays Paris in the Spring

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Ruth Slenczynska performing on the Queen Mary at the age of 13
11:37AM
October
30, 2014

A 90th birthday celebration is usually a gathering of some friends and family, offering a chance to reminisce, swap stories, and eat cake. Ruth Slenczynska plans to have her cake and eat it, too, by following her 90th birthday in January with a trip to Paris…to work.

Aaron Jay Kernis Talks Back

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Aaron Jay Kernis
7:23AM
October 30, 2014

Musica Celestis by Aaron Jay Kernis is performed this weekend by the Columbus Symphony.

Composer John Mackey Joins Classical 101

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John Mackey
1:31PM
October
29, 2014

We wrote about John Mackey’s visit to Classical 101, yesterday. And what a performance it was! Well, today, we’ve taken highlights from his interview with Jennifer Hambrick, and posted them here!

In the Key of Danzmayr: Would You Let Beethoven Raise Your Child?

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
12:22PM
October
29, 2014

Beethoven…a musical enigma. Beethoven was a complex person whose name always comes up when the question of favorite composers arises.

Opera Abbreviated: Carmen

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The Metropolitan Opera presents Carmen, live in HD
9:49AM
October
29, 2014

Opera Abbreviated is all you need to enjoy Bizet’s Carmen, live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, Saturday November 1 at 1 PM.

Fiddler Mark O’Connor Claims Suzuki Method Founder a Fraud

2:10PM
October
28, 2014

Recently the British magazine Classic FM published an article in which American violinist Mark O’Connor claims that the founder of the Suzuki string teaching method was a fraud for lying about his credentials and being friends with Albert Einstein.

No Ticket Required; The Music of John Mackey at Ohio State

Classical101 host Jennifer Hambrick with composer John Mackey
Composer John Mackey joined Jennifer Hambrick in the studio this morning, (Oct. 28, 2014) for a live interview to discuss his work, particularly "Wine-Dark Sea:Symphony for Band" which will be presented tonight by The Ohio State University Wind Symphony.
1:54PM
October
28, 2014

Composer and guest of the Ohio State University School of Music, John Mackey, joined Classical101 host Jennifer Hambrick this morning in the studio for an on-air interview. His work,Wine-Dark Sea: Symphony for Band, his largest composition to date, will be performed tonight by the Ohio State Wind Symphony following a two-day residency on campus.

Music From the Heart

1:33PM
October
27, 2014

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is a group whose primary interest lies in spreading the culture and traditional music of New Orleans all over the world, through performances and education.

Classical Showcase Features the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
1:48PM
October
23, 2014

Classical Showcase continues its series of concerts from the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland on Friday evening at 7 with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons.  They’ll play a program of music by Brahms, Shostakovich and Ravel.