Carmen Suite for Four Guitars on Fretworks

12:23PM
February
25, 2015

Los Romeros, “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will be featured on the next Fretworks, performing a rousing rendition of the Carmen Suite by Georges Bizet.

Handel or Häendel? Getting a Handle on the Great Composer’s Name

Georg Friedrich Handel
George Frideric Handel
4:34PM
February 23, 2015

Happy 330th birthday to George Frideric Handel – or is it George Frederick Handel, or Georg Friedrich Häendel? Whatever you call him, he’s certainly one of the greatest Baroque Era composers.

Andres Segovia Featured on Next Fretworks

12:34PM
February
19, 2015

The great Spanish classical guitarist Andres Segovia was born on February 21, 1893 and died at the age of 94 in 1987.

Classical Showcase Presents Howard Hanson’s Opera “Merry Mount”

11:35AM
February
19, 2015

Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101, Classical Showcase presents another performance from the Spring for Music Festival from Carnegie Hall in New York with a concert performance of American composer Howard Hanson’s 1933 opera, Merry Mount.

French-American Program on Next Classical Showcase

1:14PM
February
12, 2015

Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101, Classical Showcase presents the next concert of the Spring for Music Festival from Carnegie Hall in New York.

Grammy Award Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux on Next Fretworks

7:28AM
February
12, 2015

Cleveland area classical guitarist Jason Vieaux won a Grammy Award last Sunday in Los Angeles in the category of Best Classical Instrumental Solo for his album, Play.

Guitar Concerto by Elmer Bernstein on Next Fretworks

1:29PM
February
5, 2015

The next Fretworks airing Saturday evening at 7 and the following Wednesday at 7 pm, will featuring the Guitar Concerto-For Two Christophers by Elmer Bernstein.

Classical Showcase Continues with “Spring for Music” Friday at 7pm

12:34PM
February
5, 2015

The first of six “Spring for Music” concert series programs from Carnegie Hall in New York airs this Friday evening at 7 with a performance of Christopher Rouse’s Requiem.

Italian-French Pianist Aldo Ciccolini Has Died at the Age of 89

2:46PM
February
3, 2015

Pianist Aldo Ciccolini passed away at his home in Paris on February 1st at the age of 89. He was born in Naples in 1925 and became a French citizen in 1969.