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
The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 features Mozart, mandolins, and Debussy in the mix.Â We will stray a little from the standard classical guitar repertoire with Fidium Concentus, a mandolin orchestra, playing music of 18th Century German composer Carl Stamitz.
Hear a rhapsodic Cowboy and three of the wold’s finest women classical musicians Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.
Violinist Joshua Bell talks tech – and getting away from it – in a recent video interview.
Ronald J. Jenkins, Minister of Music and Liturgy at First Community Church, leads a diverse program of hymns in both traditional and new settings, along with sacred classics, including works by J.S. Bach and Johannes Brahms.
“Itâ€™s really not about whether a certain piece of music has the â€œitâ€ ingredient that will improve someoneâ€™s mental faculties. Rather, listening in and of itself improves those faculties, and it also does a whole lot moreâ€”it makes us better people.”
Hearing a chuckle go up from the audience when they ‘get’ a musical innuendo is quite gratifying for orchestra and composer alike.
An introduction to the Central Ohio Symphony (COSO) and Music Director Jaime Morales-Matos.
In the biography of Luigi Boccherini, he is described in this manner. “Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style.” Courtly and galante is exactly the style which comes to mind when I think of the Muppet musicians. So don your powdered wigs, dust [...]
On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7, we have a big concerto for guitar by Niccolo Paganini, the great early 19th Century violin virtuoso.Â
The wonderful mezzo-soprano turns 85. She gave one of the most unforgettable concerts I’ve ever heard