Classical 101 Archives For November 2014

Solti, Chicago and Beethoven’s Choral Symphony on Classical 101

6:55PM
October
24, 2012

This evening on Symphony @ 7, we continue our week long 100th birth anniversary celebration of Sir Georg Solti with his Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor.

Solti and The Golden Ring

4:15PM
October
24, 2012

Sir Georg Solti is the star of The Golden Ring, filmed by the BBC in Vienna in 1964.

Georg Solti and Mendelssohn with Chicago Symphony

6:55PM
October
23, 2012

We continue our week long celebration of conductor Georg Solti on Classical 101 this evening on Symphony @ 7 with Sir Georg leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn.

Sir Georg Solti Featured on Symphony @ 7 This Week

George Solti in 1975 by Allan Warren
George Solti in 1975 by Allan Warren
6:55PM
October 22, 2012

Hungarian-born conductor Georg Solti would have been 100 yesterday, and we’re celebrating his recording legacy this week on Symphony @ 7.

Sir Georg Solti at 100 – Part 1

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Sir George Solti, everything from Bach to Kodaly
2:00PM
October 22, 2012

We begin a week log celebration of Sir Georg Solti (1912-1997) in honor of his 100th birthday.

La Boheme as ballet

6:00AM
October
22, 2012

Boheme as ballet; St. Paul musicians threatened with lockout; While other orchestras struggle, Nashville Symphony is on the rise

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Celebrates 40th Anniversary

6:54PM
October
19, 2012

On Symphony @ 7 this week, in addition to our featured work each evening, we’ve been presenting recordings by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to recognize their 40th anniversary season.  They were founded in 1972 and have recorded 70 albums.  They are recognized internationally as one of the great chamber orchestras in the world.  Based in [...]

Classical 101 Launches Celebration of Georg Solti 10 a.m. Sunday

Bust of Georg Solti outside Chicago's Lincoln Park Conservatory
The bust of Georg Solti outside Chicago's Lincoln Park Conservatory is one mark of the conductor's 50-year relationship with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
11:29AM
October 19, 2012

Sunday morning Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick launches a celebration of classical music’s most decorated conductor, Sir Georg Solti.

Roumanian Pianist Mihaela Ursuleasa’s Living Legacy

6:00AM
October
18, 2012

Mihaela Ursuleasa was the single mother of a 7-year-old daughter, Stefanie, when she died suddenly. Now, musicians, promoters, and music lovers the world over are coming to her daughter’s aid.

A La boheme for Columbus

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La boheme on your lap and in your face at Shadowbox. A good time had by all!
1:58PM
October 17, 2012

Opera Columbus presents a new way to experience Puccini’s beloved La boheme, Sundays through November 18 at Shadowbox. FREE.