The newest film adaptation of The Great Gatsby was not alone in its opening last week. John Harbison’s opera of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel was revived in Boston.
Westerville’s Michaella Cipriani on NPRs From the Top, broadcast Sunday May 19 at 7 PM on Classical 101.
Run, do not walk, to add this CD to your collection. Jonas Kaufmann singing Wagner with, whaddaya know?, a beautiful voice.
Wagner’s opera Tannhauser, premiered in 1848-has been updated to the Third Reich in a new staging in Germany. Public protests have caused a cancellation.
Get to know the Violin Concerto by Alban Berg, being performed this weekend by the Columbus Symphony and Vadim Gluzman, conducted by Jean-Marie Zeitouni
Deanna Durbin (1922-2013) was a movie star whose popularity once surpassed Clark Gable’s. She died this week at 91.
Four great performances in two days over several different Columbus venues, and I missed a few.
This weekend, Opera Columbus presents Canada’s Opera Atelier in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Southern Theatre, and you can hear Mozart’s Requiem at King Avenue United Methodist Church.
Cow Town rules the arts again. Columbus saw two world premieres by world-class composers this past weekend, both written expressly for local ensembles.