Classical 101 Archives For April 2015

Otello for those Early Spring Christmas Stockings

Otello with Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony...splendid
February 28, 2014

Recommending a wonderful new recording of Verdi’s Otello, conducted by Riccardo Muti

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart Is Bored

Catch "The Mozart Minute" Fridays at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at
February 28, 2014

Mozart obviously loved to compose. Except when he didn’t.

The American Sound Celebrates Women Composers, 6 p.m. Saturday

color photograph of composer Maria Schneider standing with arms folded before a window
hear music of Grammy Award-winning composer Maria Schneider on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday.
27, 2014

Once again this year, and by presidential proclamation, March is Women’s History Month in America. Saturday evenings in March on The American Sound, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick showcases music by some of America’s best contemporary composers – who also happen to be women.

Grand Early 19th Century Guitar Concerto on Fretworks

27, 2014

This week on Fretworks, we have one of the great early 19th century guitar concertos, Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto in A, Op. 30. This work from around 1812 is in Late Classical/Early Romantic style and is a joy to hear.

Columbus Symphony: Mozart, Schumann and…Schwertsik!

Justin Brown, pianist and conductor, this weekend with the Columbus Symphony
February 27, 2014

Columbus Symphony at the Southern Theatre this weekend. Christopher Purdy gives pre-concert talks one hour before each performance. Boyce Lancaster will talk with guest conductor Justin Brown at 9 a.m. Friday on live on Classical 101.

An Elizabethan Publicity Stunt

27, 2014

William Kempe, described as a comic actor, felt he needed to do something to bolster his career and help boost the take at the box office. He decided dancing would do it. Dancing for nine days. All the way from London to Norwich more four centuries ago.

Legendary Flamenco Guitarist Paco de Lucia Has Died

26, 2014

The great Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. According to CNN, he apparently died of a heart attack while on vacation with his family. He was 66 years old.

Columbus Symphony Broadcasts Resume March 2 at 1 PM

Columbus Symphony broadcasts begin March 2 at 1 PM, on Classical 101
February 25, 2014

The new season of Columbus Symphony broadcast concerts opens Sunday, March 2 at 1 PM

Opera Abbreviated: Prince Igor

Ildar Abdrazakov as Prince Igor Svyatoslavich in Borodin's
Ildar Abdrazakov as Prince Igor Svyatoslavich in Borodin's "Prince Igor."
February 25, 2014

The latest Opera Abbreviated podcast features Borodin’s Prince Igor. See it live form the Met in HD on March 1 at noon, or listen to the live radio broadcast on Classical 101

Interview with Composer Sydney Guillaume, 1 pm Monday

24, 2014

Join Classical 10′s Jennifer Hambrick Monday at 1 pm to hear the fascinating story about how Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume came to compose a new work specially for the Bexley High School Vocal Ensemble.