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 [...]
Opera Abbreviated presents Macbeth, an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi based on Shakespeare’s play. See it live in HD from the Met on Saturday, October 11.
Musical Chronicles of American composer and critic Virgil Thomson, including four complete books in one volume, is new from The Library of America, edited by Tim Page.
Three new operas by American composers have been premiered in the past year.
Essential Classics is a new program, Monday nights at 7 on Classical 101 beginning September 8
Alive Inside is a film by Michael Rosato-Bennet, to presenting the work of Dan Cohen, who uses music to stimulate minds lost to Alzheimer’s disease
As One is a new opera with music by Laura Kaminsky, and a libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. Husband-wife Sacha Cooke and Kelly Margraf play the same person.
Composer Michael Tippett (1905-1998) wrote music of quantity and quality. Seek out A Child of Our Time
A new oratorio by John Adams and Peter Sellars, well worth hearing.
Some memories of soprano Licia Albanese, who died last week at the age of 105!