Classical 101 Archives For: April 23, 2012

A Rustic Wedding and Whale Songs For Earth Day

6:55PM
April
22, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 on Symphony @7 this evening, we’ll have two works that have an outdoor setting, one with human beings in harmony with their natural surroundings, and one taking us beneath the ocean and portraying the great whales, whose realm is very much threatened by human activity.

Columbus’ Weekend of World Premieres

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Conductor and Founding Music Director, Timothy Russell, takes his final bow Sunday night at the Southern Theatre after 34 amazing years.
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Conductor and Founding Music Director, Timothy Russell, takes his final bow Sunday night at the Southern Theatre after 34 amazing years.
3:10PM
April
22, 2013

Cow Town rules the arts again. Columbus saw two world premieres by world-class composers this past weekend, both written expressly for local ensembles.

Kathleen Ferrier’s 101st Birthday

Kathleen Ferrier
Kathleen Ferrier (1912-1953)
2:30PM
April 22, 2013

The British contralto Kathleen Ferrier is still beloved 60 years after her death.

Monday Muppet Moment: Evelyn Glennie in the “Grouchketeer” Band

6:00AM
April
22, 2013

In today’s Muppet Moment, percussionist and composer Evelyn Glennie demonstrates her remarkable talents of hearing through vibrations for a typically skeptical Oscar the Grouch.