Classical 101 Archives For June 2014

We might be hard-wired to enjoy music’s intangibles

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Musical endorphins?
6:00AM
April
23, 2013

Everyone enjoys a good meal, but why do we enjoy something as abstract as music?

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

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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.

Spirituals Grace The American Sound Saturday on Classical 101

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San Francisco-based men's a cappella vocal ensemble Chanticleer performs some of their signature arrangements of Spirituals Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound.
1:40PM
April
18, 2013

Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick Saturday at 6pm as legendary soprano Leontyne Price, the Grammy Award-winning Chanticleer and others perform an evening of Spirituals on The American Sound.

Cellist Joshua Roman on Classical 101 Friday morning

1:00PM
April
18, 2013

The press has dubbed cellist Joshua Roman a “Classical Rock Star.”  He will be in the Classical 101 studio Friday at 9am for a live interview and performance.

WOSU TV Presents Defiant Requiem: An Interview with Murry Sidlin

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Rafael Schaecter and Murry Sidlin
12:00PM
April 18, 2013

An interview with conductor Murry Sidlin about the PBS documentary Defiant Requiem, which will be shown on WOSU TV Friday, April 19 at 10 pm.

Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard Wins “Heisman Trophy” of Opera

10:00AM
April
18, 2013

Isabel Leonard joins the ranks of soprano Renee Fleming, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and other opera elites in winning the 2013 Richard Tucker Award.

ProMusica celebrates Timothy Russell’s “Grand Finale”

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Timothy Russell
6:00AM
April
18, 2013

Timothy Russell celebrates his final performance as ProMusica’s conductor with an exciting performance that will feature young cellist Joshua Roman.