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 [...]
The Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco is the featured work for guitar and orchestra on the next Fretworks program on Classical 101. This popular concerto was written in Hollywood, after the composer fled his native Italy after the rise of the fascist government there. It was dedicated to and first performed [...]
This evening at 7 on Classical Showcase, it’s mostly Brahms in a concert from Walt Disney Concert Hall with the L. A. Philharmonic that includes the Academic Festival Overture and the Second Piano Concerto.
The Concierto del Sur by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce is the big work for the hour on the next Fretworks airing Saturday evening at 7 and Wednesday evening at 7 on Classical 101.
The next Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 p.m. presents the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with John Adams conducting in three contemporary pieces that were on a program as part of a concert series called “Minimalist Jukebox.”
Bach, Debussy, Mozart, oh my! This week’s Fretworks is nothing less than a parade of master works.
Fretworks begins 2015 with guitarist Jason Vieaux and a couple of selections from his Grammy Award nominated disc, “Play.” Gramophone Magazine called him “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists.” Next month, he’ll join me in the studio for conversation and music, but for now, we’ll sample some this fine guitarist’s recorded work.
As we head toward the end of the year, the final Fretworks of 2014 will feature music for guitar based on a Mozart opera to open the hour. Manuel Barrueco will perform the Six Airs From Mozart’s The Magic Flute by Fernando Sor
This week’s Fretworks features music for the holiday in various arrangements from solo guitar to four guitars with orchestra. The holiday program will air on Saturday evening at 7 and be repeated Wednesday at 7 on Christmas Eve.
On Friday evening at 7, the next Classical Showcase continues with another live concert performance from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.