Classical 101 Archives For: March 27, 2015

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.