Classical 101 Archives For March 2015

Show Tunes May Slow Alzheimer’s

26, 2014

New research shows that playing songs like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “The Sound of Music” and When You Wish Upon A Star,” to Alzheimer’s patients could help fight the disease.

A Big Bach Puzzler

25, 2014

Time, once again, to test your musical knowledge with a Bach music puzzler.

Columbus Symphony: Free Happy Hour Concert March 26

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Guest conductor Rossen Milanov will lead the Columbus Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday night for a free Happy Hour Concert at the Ohio Theatre.
25, 2014

Free Happy Hour Concert with the Columbus Symphony, Wednesday n the Ohio Theater. No tickets necessary. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with free hor’s d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The concert starts at 6:30 and will be over by 8 p.m.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Charles Ives’ Musical Mashup

21, 2014

‘Putnam’s Camp’ by Charles Ives contains layer after layer of seemingly unrelated rhythms, melodies, and meters. Yet, they are there for a specific purpose.

Ballet Met This Weekend Balanchine and Liang

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Liang, Balanchine, Morgan, Wunderland, Bolero and a Symphony this weekend in the Ohio Theater
March 21, 2014

Ballet Met collaborates with Cincinnati Ballet this weekend in the Ohio Theater.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart’s Death

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Catch the Mozart Minute each Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at
March 21, 2014

In the final scenes of Amadeus, Mozart dictates his Requiem Mass from his deathbed, however Mozart’s sister-in-law Sophie Heibel, tells a different story.

Spring From The Four Seasons For Three Guitars On Fretworks

20, 2014

Antonio Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons will be featured for the first Saturday of spring in an arrangement for three guitars on the next Fretworks on Classical 101.

San Diego Opera Gone, Art Is Worth Saving

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San Diego
March 20, 2014

The San Diego Opera is closing after forty-nine years. Rant ahead!

Who Wrote That? A Music Quiz

20, 2014

Many well-known people have a musical side. How many of them can you name?

Irma Cooper and Her Competition-This Saturday!

Irma Cooper--she was somethin'!
March 20, 2014

The finals of the Irma M. Cooper Opera Columbus Vocal Competiton are this Satruday in the Southern Theater. Who was Irma M. Coooper? Read on. If you have to ask, you missed one terrific lady.