Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Silks and Saddles (and Juleps): Kentucky Derby Music Saturday

color photograph of jockeys riding horses in a race at Kentucky's Churchill Downs
Tune in to Classical 101 Saturday at 6pm to hear a special program of American music for the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby.
2, 2013

Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick Saturday at 6pm for a special Derby Day program of great American music to accompany the most exciting two minutes in sports.

Two Guitar Concerto, Violin and Guitar, and More on Next Fretworks

2, 2013

Our next Fretworks program on Saturday evening at 7 will feature a two guitar concerto, music for violin and guitar, and transcriptions of works originally written for the flute and for the harpsichord. David Russell will play a Partita by J. S. Bach conceived for the flute, while William Yelverton will perform arrangements of keyboard pieces [...]

Columbus Symphony Presents Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto

Sketch drawing of Alban Berg
Alban Berg (1885-1935)
May 2, 2013

Get to know the Violin Concerto by Alban Berg, being performed this weekend by the Columbus Symphony and Vadim Gluzman, conducted by Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Lang Lang: Play the chestnuts

2, 2013

One L.A. Times Arts and Culture writer says “for core classical music fans, playing popular pieces is nothing more than pandering to the lowest common denominator.” What?