Hot Summer Sounds on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday

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The American Sound welcomes you to an American Summer, 6 pm Saturday on classical 101.
1:10PM
June
19, 2014

Top celebrate the official arrival of summer, this Saturday on The American Sound Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick brings you summer music that won’t have you dreaming of ice floes.

Happy Birthday to Stravinsky With Gorgeous Photos From His Ballets

9:45AM
June
17, 2014

Take a look at Life Magazine photographer Gjon Mili’s stunning photographs of Stravinsky ballets danced by the New York City Ballet.

Mozart Minute: A Chip off the Old Block

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Catch The Mozart Minute each Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:30AM
June 13, 2014

Just in time for Father’s Day, in this episode of The Mozart Minute we get a glimpse of Mozart’s baby son, Karl.

Free Concert Offers Music for Food

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Violist John Stulz and violinist Siwoo Kim return to Columbus to perform a perform a concert to help fight hunger, Thursday, June 19.
1:00PM
June
12, 2014

When two emerging professional musicians originally from the Columbus area return from New York City to central Ohio next week to perform a concert, they’ll be bringing with them two of their colleagues and a passion for fighting hunger in the community that nurtured them.

Top 10 Mozartean Festival Food Treats

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Friday at noon enjoy Constanza Cakes, Nannerl Nachos or a Da Ponte Dog when the Amadeus Deli broadcasts live from the Columbus Arts Festival on Classical 101.
10:00AM
June
5, 2014

Friday at noon, Classical 101′s Amadeus Deli broadcasts live from the Columbus Arts Festival. To celebrate, Jennifer Hambrick invites you to indulge in Constanza Cakes, Nannerl Nachos, Da Ponte Dogs and other whimsical Mozartean festival foods.

Really Terrible Orchestra Irk Ears, Soothe Souls

8:27AM
June
2, 2014

If you aspire to play in an orchestra, you could practice hard to perfect your playing. Or you could do what the musicians of the Really Terrible Orchestras of U.K. and the U.S. do: grab an instrument you’ve tried to play well but simply cannot, show up at rehearsal and laugh at your mistakes.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Wordsmith

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:45AM
May 30, 2014

In this episode of The Mozart Minute, we meet the librettist for Mozart’s most inspired operas.

Otters Play the Piano at Washington’s National Zoo (Yes, Really)

2:04PM
May
28, 2014

The otters at Washington, D.C.’s National Zoo might have small claws, but they sure can handle a keyboard.

Mozart Minute: Little Wolfgang Hits the Road (Cha-Ching)

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
May 23, 2014

Wolfgang and Nannerl Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, was himself a professional musician, and famously promoted his children’s prodigious musical gifts.