Classical 101 Archives For September 2014

Columbus Symphony Chorus: A Premiere and a Celebration

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Ronald Jenkins, ready to conduct the Columbus Symphony Chorus for another 30 years.
12:00PM
April 17, 2013

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra and Chorus honor chorus conductor Ronald Jenkins this weekend with a new work, Of Songs and Singing by Stephen Paulus. Mr. Jenkins celebrates thirty years with the chorus with these concerts.

Pulitzer Prize in Music Awarded to “Inventive” Choral Work

8:10AM
April
17, 2013

Composer Caroline Shaw says her Pulitzer Prize-winning choral work “Partita for 8 Voices” was “born of a love of the human voice and of our basic desire to draw a line form one point to another.”

Riccardo Muti in Jail and Out of Jail

Riccardo Muti
Riccardo Muti
1:00PM
April 16, 2013

Riccardo Muti does outreach work for the Chicago Symphony and young men in jail.

Boston and Patriot’s Day

The Minuteman statue in Lexington, Massachusetts
The Minuteman statue in Lexington, Massachusetts
10:51AM
April
16, 2013

A small tribute to the Boston and those injured and killed yesterday from a home town boy.

Iraqi Mayor, YES Academy Use Music And Arts To Improve Economy

6:00AM
April
16, 2013

News outlets are naturally going to report the unrest in the Middle East. However, these are not the only stories of life in Iraq. In the midst of daily turmoil, Iraqi citizens are doing what they can to live “normal” lives, in spite of what’s going on around them.

Muppet Mondays: Flamingo Domingo

8:10AM
April
15, 2013

The first Placido to appear as a Muppets was not from Spain — rather, he appeared to be from Florida.

Friday Fun with The Rabbit of Seville

9:50AM
April
12, 2013

View Looney Tunes’ “Rabbit of Seville” and enjoy the music of Gioacchino Rossini all over again.

Music from England, France, Germany, and Italy on Next Fretworks

12:00PM
April
11, 2013

On the next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7, we will feature music from England, France, Germany and Italy as a part of “International Guitar Month.”

Jakub Ciupinski’s Dancing Theremin

10:00AM
April
11, 2013

Leon Theremin made his namesake instrument, the theremin, sing. Today, composer and performer Jakub Ciupinski makes it dance.

Can A Self-Described ‘Venture Culturalist’ Fix The Arts?

6:00AM
April
11, 2013

On a daily basis, we segregate our cultural intake. Pop music over here, jazz over here, country, hip hop, classical, modern dance and ballet. all of these usually get their own little box. Yet, it is in collaboration that growth, innovation, and change happens.