Classical 101 Archives For September 2014

Music for the Winter Solstice and a Happy Holiday

12:28PM
December
21, 2012

It looks like winter is upon us right on schedule this year for the Winter Solstice.  It’s the shortest day of the year, however here is some enjoyable music to start the season.

Favorite Classical Recordings of 2012

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Joyce Di Donato as Mary, Queen of Scots in "Maria Stuarda"
3:11PM
December 20, 2012

These are performances released in 2012 that I greatly enjoyed, and am happy to recommend.

A Chanticleer Christmas

Chanticleer
A Chanticleer Christmas airs tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101
7:00AM
December
20, 2012

A Chanticleer Christmas is a one-hour celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men’s choir. Listen tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.

My Favorite Columbus Performances of 2012

Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in
Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in "Souvenir"
11:45AM
December 19, 2012

My favorite performances given by our arts community in 2012. Just one fella’s opinion. What were your favorites? Let us know!

Minnesota Orchestra musicians play on, in spite of lockout

Minnesota Orchestra
Minnesota Orchestra
10:00AM
December
19, 2012

While some orchestras, such as Milwaukee, have managed to settle their contract differences and begin or continue concert seasons, others, such as Minnesota, are struggling through difficult negotiations. Watching the Minnesota Orchestra management and musicians negotiations brings to mind the NHL. As their standoff continues, bitter feelings will continue long after a settlement is reached. [...]

The Morehouse-Spelman Christmas Concert

The Spelman College Glee Club.
The Spelman College Glee Club.
6:00AM
December 19, 2012

The choirs of two prestigious historically black institutions present a spine-tingling concert program. In a Christmas celebration, the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs perform spirituals, carols and sacred texts, tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.

A Choral Christmas With Stile Antico

Stile Antico
The London-based a cappella choir Stile Antico brings a program of Christmas music to Cambridge, Mass.
7:03AM
December
18, 2012

Hear the acclaimed British choral group in concert at the acoustically rich St. Paul’s Church in Cambridge, Mass tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.

Blind Opera Singer’s Memoir Reveals Blind Spot in All of Us

10:00AM
December
17, 2012

Some people might say it’s impossible for blind people to sing professionally on the operatic stage. But those people don’t know Laurie Rubin. The mezzo-soprano’s recent memoir is as disarming as it it charming.

Musicians and management find harmony in Milwaukee

6:00AM
December
17, 2012

Milwaukee Symphony and it’s musicians agree to contract extension terms

Music for Reflection and Peace: Bach Solo Cello Suites

Johann Sebastian Bach in 1748
Johann Sebastian Bach in 1748
4:45PM
December 14, 2012

As we approach the Christmas holiday, many of us are caught up in hurrying and scurrying to get everything done that needs to be done before we can finally relax.  If you need a rest, and you want a break from the traditional Christmas music playing everywhere, in every store and even blaring from sound [...]