Alive Inside: A Very Special Film

Henry, an Alzheimer's patient listens to music as a form of therapy, in a scene from Alive Inside: The Story of Music and Memory.
Henry, an Alzheimer's patient listens to music as a form of therapy, in a scene from Alive Inside: The Story of Music and Memory.
10:34AM
September
5, 2014

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, an Intriguing New Opera

Kelly Margraf (left) and Sasha Cooke in As One opera
Kelly Margraf (left) and Sasha Cooke in As One opera
8:13AM
September 4, 2014

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.

Let’s Talk About Michael Tippett

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Sir Michael Tippett broke the mold in music and in life
1:54PM
August 27, 2014

Composer Michael Tippett (1905-1998) wrote music of quantity and quality. Seek out A Child of Our Time

The Gospel According to the Other Mary

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Peter Sellars (l) and John Adams
1:26PM
August 21, 2014

A new oratorio by John Adams and Peter Sellars, well worth hearing.

Licia Albanese Dies

12:55PM
August
21, 2014

Some memories of soprano Licia Albanese, who died last week at the age of 105!

Classical Burnout: Don’t Lose Your Love For Music

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1:46PM
August
13, 2014

Young people are burning out studying music. Must one study music to love music?

The Arts in Columbus: An Updated Perspective

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The Columbus Museum of Art. More is more and more is better!
11:49AM
July 31, 2014

The arts in the big cities struggle. The arts thrive in Columbus.

A Lockout in New York

Peter Gelb the Met’s president and CEO
Peter Gelb the Met’s president and CEO
10:28AM
July
24, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera has threatened a lockout if agreements can’t be reached with the company’s unions.

Maria Callas Interviewed by David Frost in 1970

David Frost with Maria Callas
David Frost with Maria Callas
9:28AM
July
24, 2014

Maria Callas on the David Frost TV show in 1970, as she was trying to revive her career.