Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
On Friday evening at 7, the next Classical Showcase continues with another live concert performance from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
Classical showcase continues a series of concerts featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an all Tchaikovsky program Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101. Music director Gustavo Dudamel leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s first and last symphonies.
This week on Fretworks, I’ll have a couple of somewhat unusual selections as well as more expected fare.
Like the Energizer bunny, composer Philip Glass won’t quit and good for him. At 77, he has been touring England and performing his own music.
On the next Fretworks, we’ll hear Bach played on the mandolin by Chris Thile, music from the first ever guitar concerto recording from the New York Philharmonic with Sharon Isbin, and music of the holidays from guitarists Giovanni De Chiaro and John Stover.
The articles and stories keep coming: classical music is dead, it’s on its way out, it’s passe, not relevant, boring, and perhaps worst of all “elitist,” whatever the person flinging that accusation might actually mean by it.
Friday evening at 7 pm, Classical Showcase continues with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in a program of music by Charles Ives, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Jean Sibelius.
This week on Fretworks, we’ll hear the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet in their arrangement of music from the Renaissance by Giovanni Gabrielli.
In what may, or may not be a dubious distinction, Ukrainian pianist Lubomyr Melnyk claims to be the fastest pianist alive.