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 [...]
We lose out on something when we avoid playing classical music’s so-called “warhorses.”
How well do you know your musical endings?
Most of us can name a fair number of American composers – Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, John Williams. All have written great music which has become part of the musical landscape. How about these composers? Nico Muhly, Amy Wurtz, Michael Daugherty, Augusta Read Thomas and Joan Tower? Possibly not so familiar.That will [...]
If one of the primary aims of jazz improvisation is the creation of melody, could there be a more inspirational concentration of examples than in Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C?
For some reason, however, people seem surprised when they hear that classical musicians don’t spend their down time listening to classical music.
The ProMusica Summer Concert Series, presented by PNC Arts Alive,continues Friday and Saturday, August 9-10, at 8pm each evening on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Spend a relaxed evening enjoying great music on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory with three different concerts over the course of four days this weekend.
According to Zubin Mehta, who first conducted the Vienna Phil in 1961, â€œItâ€™s their obstinacy that has kept them so different, sound-wise, from the other orchestras of the world.â€