Elim Chan Inspires Women “To Do Their Thing Loudly”

1:40PM
March
26, 2015

Elim Chan made headlines around the world last fall when she became the first woman to win the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition. As she begins her international career, Chan says she aims to encourage aspiring young women conductors “to do their thing loudly.”

“I Overcame My Own Obstacles”: Meet Conductor Sarah Hicks

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Sarah Hicks leads the Vermont Symphony in David Ludwig's Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.
1:40PM
March
19, 2015

Rising-star Conductor Sarah Hicks says she enjoys “being a girl.” As pops conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, she’s bringing girl power to the podiums of major orchestras in the U.S. and around the world.

Mozart Minute: Waiting for Baby Mozart

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
March 13, 2015

Manic, afraid, uncontainably excited. Meet Mozart the expectant father.

Talking Women and Leadership with Conductor JoAnn Falletta

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Joann Falletta leads the London Symphony Orchestra in the world-premiere recording of Jerome Moross' Symphony No. 1 on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday, on Classical 101.
1:40PM
March
12, 2015

The trailblazing conductor JoAnn Falletta says “the most incredible place to be” is in the middle of an orchestra. Find out what she had to learn to put herself on some of the world’s most venerable podiums.

Mozart Minute: Mozart Needs Cash

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
March 6, 2015

Even geniuses have cash flow problems. Find out who bailed Mozart out of his.

Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson and the 21st-Century Orchestra

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Jeri Lynne Johnson, founder of Philadelphia's Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, leads the orchestra in George Walker's "Lyric for Strings" on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.
1:40PM
March
5, 2015

Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson never considered herself an entrepreneur. But as founder of Philadelphia’s Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, that’s exactly what she’s become. And she and her orchestra are getting noticed.

Mozart Minute: Mozart Wants a Clown Costume. Now.

color image of a portrait of Mozart in which he wears a bright red coat
Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
February 27, 2015

Mozart wanted to dress up as a clown at a masquerade ball. A funny clown, or a creepy one?

Mozart Minute: More Than Just Cupid Love

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
February 13, 2015

Mozart believes his Valentine came not from Cupid, but from a higher power.

The “Turtles” Perform Live 11 am Friday on Classical 101

Turtle Island Quartet
Turtle Island Quartet
1:40PM
February 12, 2015

Classical 101 goes jazzfolkgrassical when the Turtle island Quartet performs live, 11 a.m. Friday.