Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Classical 101 Archives For December 2014
It looks like winter is upon us right on schedule this year for the Winter Solstice.Â It’s the shortest day of the year, however here is some enjoyable music to start the season.
These are performances released in 2012 that I greatly enjoyed, and am happy to recommend.
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 performances given by our arts community in 2012. Just one fella’s opinion. What were your favorites? Let us know!
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 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.
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.
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.
Milwaukee Symphony and it’s musicians agree to contract extension terms
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.Â 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 [...]