Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Columbus Symphony March 28-29: Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Arvo Pärt

Tchaikovsky and wife
Tchaikovsky and Antonia Milyukova during their 10 week marriage in 1877
March 27, 2014

The Columbus Symphony performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Sibelius Symphony no. 2 and Arvo Pärt’s Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Friday and Saturday night at 8 in the Ohio Theater. My pre-concert talks are one hour before the performance.

At 99 and Counting, It’s Never Too Late to Play Double Bass

Richard Turner
Richard Turner with his Upright Bass
27, 2014

Richard Turner will be 100 years old in May but apparently has no plans to stop playing the double bass anytime soon.

Otterbein Humor in Music Festival to Delight, March 27- April 1

color photograph of composer, bassist and music educator Jon Deak leaning against a tree and holding a musical score
Composer, bassist and music educator Jon Deak is guest composer for Otterbein University's Humor in Music Festival, March 27-April 1.
March 27, 2014

Composer and former New York Philharmonic Associate Principal Bassist Jon Deak, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick and other guests bring laughs at Otterbein University’s Humor in Music Festival, March 27-April 1.