Columbus Symphony Chorus This Weekend

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The Columbus Symphony and Columbus Symphony Chorus
April 10, 2014

Mozart’s Requiem is performed by the Columbus Symphony Chorus and Orchestra Friday and Saturday April 11 and 12 in the Ohio Theater. Ronald J. Jenkins is conductor of the Chorus. The performance includes music by Strauss and Wagner. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts.

Columbus Symphony: The Four Last Songs

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Richard Strauss
April 10, 2014

Twyla Robinson performs the Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss with the Columbus Symphony this weekend. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts,. Mozart’s Requiem with the Columbus Symphony chorus is also on the program. More on that to come.

Opera Abbreviated: Opera at Ohio State

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Peter Pears, Kathleen Ferrier and Benjamin Britten with the score to The Rape of Lucretia
April 8, 2014

Here’s a special edition of Opera Abbreviated. Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia will be performed April 17th and 19th by OSU Opera Dept at Drake Performance Center

New Albany Symphony This Weekend: Sensory Awareness and Fun!

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Beethoven, John Adams, Holst and the New Albany Symphony, this Sunday at 3 PM.
April 3, 2014

Don’t miss the New Albany Symphony with pianist Jon Kimura Parker, conducted by Luis Biava. Sunday April 6 at 3 at the McCoy Performing Arts Ctr., New Albany

In the Magic Key

Milton Cross (1897-1975) The voice of RCA's Magic Key and the Metropolitan Opera
April 2, 2014

RCA Magic Key broadcast from May 7, 1937 is presented here complete, in celebration of National Music Week.

Opera Abbreviated: La Boheme

Opera Abbreviated (and the Met) present Puccini's La boheme
April 1, 2014

Puccini’s La boheme is the next installment of the Met-live-in-HD-series. See it April 5. Opera Abbreviated that tells you all you need to know, and encourages a good cry.

Columbus Symphony March 28-29: Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Arvo Pärt

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Tchaikovsky and Antonia Milyukova during their 10 week marriage in 1877
March 27, 2014

The Columbus Symphony performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Sibelius Symphony no. 2 and Arvo Pärt’s Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Friday and Saturday night at 8 in the Ohio Theater. My pre-concert talks are one hour before the performance.

Show Tunes May Slow Alzheimer’s

26, 2014

New research shows that playing songs like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “The Sound of Music” and When You Wish Upon A Star,” to Alzheimer’s patients could help fight the disease.

Columbus Symphony: Free Happy Hour Concert March 26

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Guest conductor Rossen Milanov will lead the Columbus Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday night for a free Happy Hour Concert at the Ohio Theatre.
25, 2014

Free Happy Hour Concert with the Columbus Symphony, Wednesday n the Ohio Theater. No tickets necessary. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with free hor’s d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The concert starts at 6:30 and will be over by 8 p.m.