Classical 101 Archives For March 2015

Podcast: In The Key Of “D”anzmayr – Favorite Conductors – Boulez

David Danzmayr
David Danzmayr
October 31, 2013

In part two of a four part series, Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr continued their discussion about what makes a great performance and recording…and which conductors do it best, in his opinion. This week we discuss Pierre Boulez.

Columbus Symphony this Weekend: Fathers and Sons

mozart family
The Mozart family c. 1780. The deceased Anna Maria's portrait on the wall
October 31, 2013

The Columbus Symphony performs music by Rossini, Silvestrov, Haydn and Mozart father and son, this weekend at the Southern Theater. James Sommerville plays and conducts

Ballet Suite for Mandolin Orchestra on Next Fretworks

31, 2013

On Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101, the next Fretworks will feature the German mandolin orchestra, Fidium Concentus, with ballet music from Gluck’s Don Juan. Other ensemble pieces will include the Guitar Quintet No. 5 of Luigi Boccherini with Pepe Romero and the Academy Chamber Ensemble and music of Isaac Albeniz played by the New Pro Arte Guitar Trio.

Menotti’s “The Medium”: A Spooky Connection with the Spirit World

31, 2013

Did you hear that? That thing that just went bump in the night? Maybe it’s just the black cat dragging in another wayward trick-or-treater. Or maybe it’s something stirring in the world beyond. This vintage video of the 1948 live TV performance of Menotti’s opera “The Medium” brings the dark side of the spirit world to life on stage.

Horror-filled Moments for Musicians

31, 2013

When a musician’s nightmares become reality

The Art of Inspiration Saturday, 6 pm, on The American Sound

Henniker, New Hampshire
Music inspired by music: Charles Ives' Country Band March, Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.
31, 2013

Anything can inspire a piece of music – nature, children’s laughter, the noise of a city street, even other works of art. Tune in for the Art of Inspiration, Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.

Classical 101 Delights Babies in Mansfield Day Care Center

color photograph of day care worked Emmah Roepke sitting cross-legged on floor holding a baby, and another baby nearby standing up playing with a toy
Emmah Roepke sits and plays with her charges at St. Peter's Child Care Center in Mansfield.
30, 2013

A Mansfield day care worker and Classical 101 listener is turning babies into classical music fans.

Lost Childhood: A New Opera on the Holocaust

The Lost Childhood, premiere November 9
October 30, 2013

Introducing a new opera by Janice Hamer and Mary Azrael based on the memoirs of Yehuda Nir, who grew up in hiding during the holocaust

Are We Really Talking about Why Women “Can’t” Conduct?

29, 2013

A number of male conductors have opined recently that women, by virtue of their womanhood, can’t conduct. I think they’re wrong. And I’m not alone.

Chinese Guitarist Xuefei Yang To Release New Album Soon

28, 2013

The exciting young Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang already has an international reputation for her fine sense of artistry and performing ability. She has been heard several times on Classical 101′s weekly program for music of the classical guitar, Fretworks, Saturday evenings at 7.