Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Classical 101 Archives For December 2014
This Saturday evening, Fretworks will present a feast of Christmas music for the guitar.Â From solo pieces to four guitars with orchestra, it will be an hour of heart-warming music for the Winter Solstice. We’ll hear from Giovanni De Chiaro for a Festival of Carols, Angel Romero will have a bit of Winter from The [...]
“My favorite things”: Local holiday concerts in 2013.
Along with the regular music you enjoy on Classical 101, there are some wonderful special programs for the holidays, as well. Saturday at 4:30 pm, The First Community Church Chancel Choir and instrumentalists from the Columbus Symphony present Lessons and Carols, the First Community Church Christmas Eve service from 2012. Sunday at 1:00 pm is [...]
All this week and through Christmas, we’re presenting holiday programs at 7pm, and the one for this evening is something special for the centennial year of Benjamin Britten.
if you’re a musician and you have a stroke, your life might go on, but your career very well might not. Bass Eric Jordan faced this musicians’ nightmare and, along the long road to recovery discovered that singing was just what the doctor ordered.
Starting today, Symphony @ 7 will be on hiatus until after Christmas so we can bring you a wonderful assortment of holiday programs for your early evening listening on Classical 101.
Does Mozart make you smarter? Maybe or maybe not…but he and others apparently DO help you concentrate.
Our next Fretworks broadcast on Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101 will feature an interesting mix of sounds, including Bach played on a mandolin and part of a symphony for guitar and orchestra by Alan Hovhaness.
Recent seasons have presented examples of concerts, such as percussionist Colin Currie and recorder soloist Michala Petri, which represent the ongoing mission of ProMusicaâ€¦to perform the best that Classical music has to offer, while seeking out new works and new ideas to keep the concert experience fresh and interesting.
Reinventing Bach is a provocative new book by Paul Elie. Has advanced technology changed how we expereince the music of J.S. Bach?