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
Cosi fan Tutte, a bittersweet battle of the sexes is the next Met-in-HD presentation and is the subject of the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast. Listen up.
How well do you know your musical critters? Test your skill!
You might say the audience for a recent NICU performance by one Atlanta Symphony Orchestra cellist was small. Very small.
“Anything you can do, I can do better.” Â So sang Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun. Â Whether it’s on ice skates, in Cirque de Soleil, or in a concert hall, clowning around often is more difficult than playing it straight. Victor Borge set the tone for Classical comedy, followed quickly by Peter Schickele’s alter-ego [...]
Musica Sacra commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day with Schoenberg’s A Survivor From Warsaw
Just like putting on your familiar threadbare sweater again and again, or eating your grandmother’s mashed potatoes and gravy on a winter night, we tend to warm up more to musical works with repetition that makes them seem familiar to us.
On Monday’s Symphony @7, we enter the world of Finnish mythology for the Four Legends from the Kalevala by Jean Sibelius.
Does Schubert better typify Austrian music than Mozart?
Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “Mozart and Salieri” brought together some illustrious musicians and helped create one Russian opera star.
The Texas Guitar Quartet will be heard playing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture on the next Fretworks program Saturday at 7 pm on Classical 101.