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 the next Fretworks, we’re seeing in the beginning of autumn with Astor Piazzolla’s Otono Porteno, from the Four Seasons of Buenos Aires featuring Jason Vieaux, Julien Labro.
Friday at 7 pm on Classical 101, hear a prime example of the power of art to do good. Gustavo Dudamel will lead the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra on the next Classical Showcase.
As reported recently in NPR’s Deceptive Cadence, an 11 year old violinist named Dylan Hamme got to meet and play a duet with his music idol, Joshua Bell, on live national television no less. It seems he was busking on 5th Avenue near Rockefeller Center and was asked in to the NBC studio of the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda.
Five-string banjo player extraordinaire Bela Fleck will open the next Fretworks broadcast on Classical 101 with a virtuoso display of musical ability with his transcription of Niccolo Paganini’s Moto Perpetuo.
Our new weekly concert series, Classical Showcase, airing Friday evenings at 7 pm on Classical 101, will present the London-based period-instrument ensemble Arcangelo.
Camille Saint-Saens may have written the best-loved piece of classical music illustrating various members of the animal kingdom in his “zoological fantasy,” Carnival of the Animals, wherein human musicians play musical instruments expressing their character in a delightful way.
Milos Karadaglic, the internationally acclaimed young guitarist from Montenegro has released a new recording featuring the most popular and best-loved of all guitar concertos which will be the centerpiece of our next Fretworks broadcast on Classical 101.
You can hear our new series Classical Showcase 7 to 9pm beginning this Friday here on Classical 101. This weekly feature will showcase a different concert event each each Friday evening for your enjoyment.
For the Labor Day weekend on Fretworks, we’ll hear the Modern Mandolin Quartet play their arrangement of music by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak written while he was in the United States in Spilville, Iowa in 1893.