Classical 101 Archives For: November 20, 2014

Musicians Suffer Higher Rate of Hearing Loss

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Studies show that professional musicians are at significantly higher risk than non-musicians for hearing loss.
3:55PM
May
6, 2014

Beethoven might still be the world’s most famous hearing-impaired musician, but he certainly wasn’t the only one.

Opera Abbreviated: Carmen

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Kirstin Chavez sings Carmen with the Columbus Symphony and Opera Columbus, May 9 and 10
1:15PM
May 6, 2014

Bizet’s opera Carmen comes to the Ohio Theater May 9 and 10. Check out the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast !

Baton Hero: Interactive Conducting Exhibit Makes You a Maestro

10:40AM
May
6, 2014

A high-tech museum exhibit unleashes your inner conductor.

Opera Abbreviated: La Cenerentola/Cinderella

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Pietro Spagnoli as Dandini, Joyce DiDonato as Angelina, Rachelle Durkin as Clorinda, and Patricia Risley as Tisbe in Rossini's "La Cenerentola."
9:48AM
May
6, 2014

A look at Rossini’s La cenerentola, the final Met in HD offering of the season.

Live Tuesday: Seattle Symphony, New Pulitzer Winner At Carnegie Hall

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Ludovic Morlot will lead the Seattle Symphony in Become Ocean, the Pulitzer Prize-winning piece by John Luther Adams.
8:33AM
May
6, 2014

John Luther Adams’ prize-winning piece Become Ocean headlines a concert devoted to sea and sand that includes Debussy’s La mer and an Edgard Varèse piece inspired by the New Mexico desert.