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 [...]
From the versatility of the violin to the virtuosity of a mysterious opera composer, NPR’s Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic set of the year’s best classical recordings.
Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist-composer Thomas AdÃ¨s play together with uncommon instinct and energy. They shine in a recital of disparate pieces, culminating in a world-premiere recording of an eclectic new work by AdÃ¨s.
Composer-commentator Rob Kapilow examines what makes Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” one of the best known â€” and best loved â€” pieces in all of music. He says the exuberance is powered by a few deceptively simple techniques.
The flow of good classical Christmas albums seems to have slowed to a trickle. And that’s got one holiday listener longing for holiday albums from years past, from Jessye Norman’s Christmastide, Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite and carols led by Robert Shaw.
A Chanticleer Christmas is a one-hour celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men’s choir. Listen tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.
The choirs of two prestigious historically black institutions present a spine-tingling concert program. In a Christmas celebration, the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs perform spirituals, carols and sacred texts, tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.
Hear the acclaimed British choral group in concert at the acoustically rich St. Paul’s Church in Cambridge, Mass tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.
Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about the fact that Ludwig van Beethoven hasn’t changed: audiences have, and sometimes it’s difficult to ‘sell’ classical composers to a live audience.
Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about Aaron Copeland , whose famous compositions, including Appalachian Spring, Billy the Kid, Rodeo and his Fanfare for the Common Man, stand as the epitome of the American sound.