Classical 101 Archives For: July 9, 2012
The Italian conductor Ricardo Chailly is 60 years old today. He was born in Milan in 1953 and got an auspicious start in his chosen career when he became an assistant conductor to Claudio Abbado at La Scala when he was 20. Chailly made his conducting debut there in 1978 and went on to become one [...]
The Columbus Symphony presents Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) in the Ohio Theater this weekend. Christopher Purdy gives pre-concert talks one hour before every performance, so come early!
Powder Her Face is a chamber opera by Thomas Ades, based on the notorious Margaret, Duchess of Argyll