While not naming names, I spent an evening listening to a group of musicians regale me with tales of one member of the group who was, shall we say, “punctuality-challenged.”
The Columbus Symphony performs music by Rossini, Silvestrov, Haydn and Mozart father and son, this weekend at the Southern Theater. James Sommerville plays and conducts
Welcome to the Columbus Symphony’s 2013-2014 season, this weekend featuring music by Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and John Estacio.
The Columbus Symphony began a new season last Saturday night with a fantastic performance of Mahler’s Second Symphony, the “Resurrection”. This is not an orchestra, nor a chorus needing resurrection. It was all there: the colors, the drama, the silly landler rhythms juxtaposed against an angel turning us back from paradise.
From Darkness to Light The Columbus Symphony begins the 2013-2014 season this Saturday night at 8 with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony number 2, the Resurrection Symphony. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts, beginning his final season as the CSO’s music director. The Columbus Symphony chorus is directed by Ronald Jenkins, and the soloists are Dominique Labelle, soprano and Sacha [...]
We live in a community which values the arts in such a way that one would be hard pressed to take advantage of everything that is available.
When I was in school, courses in music and art were a regular part of available curriculum. By the time my daughter was in elementary school, music classes were much more difficult to come by.
Mansfield’s Carousel Works is the world’s largest manufacturers of wooden carousels.
Columbus Symphony Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni is leaving after a successful four year tenure. Now what?
While I am not advocating a riot, throwing a punch, or even booing, I do wonder if we are a bit TOO polite – not just when we don’t like something, but even when we DO.