Classical 101 Archives For: October 23, 2014

Gas Station Soap Opera Saturday at 6 p.m. on The American Sound

color photograph of an old-time gas station - two red gas pumps in front of a white building
One of the oldest gas stations on Route 66. Tune in for Virgil Thomson's music for the ballet "Filling Station" on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday on Classical 101.
1:30PM
August
8, 2013

Hailed as the first truly American ballet, “Filling Station” is chock full of the kinds of odd balls and drifters you’d expect to meet on the American highway. Add in a shooting, an accidental homicide and Virgil Thomson’s consciously kitschy, glitz-and-glamour score, and you’ve got the makings of a great American soap opera.

From the Lute to Guitar and String Quartet on Next Fretworks

12:38PM
August
8, 2013

For music of the classical guitar and something for the lute as well, tune in for Fretworks Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101. We’ll also have something for guitar and orchestra and guitar with string quartet, and there will be a piece with flute, too.

Saturdays on Stage in August

10:10AM
August
8, 2013

Saturday on Stage presents “Opera and more” Saturdays at 1:30 on Classical 101. Here’s the program for August.

Latino Festival this Weekend on the Downtown Riverfront

7:31AM
August
8, 2013

Columbus is blessed with many different nationalities and backgrounds…the Latino Festival is a great way to celebrate such a culturally rich community!