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Today’s Serenity Break

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Bliss out with a compline service sung by Stile Antico
October 6, 2011

Listen to Stile Antico sing a motet by Thomas Tallis and forget the world and its problems for five minutes.

Listen to This!

Don't Miss This Book!
October 5, 2011

Alex Ross’s wonderful collection of essays, Listen to This is now in paperback.

The Art of Performance…for a Rabbit

21, 2011

More from the creators of Kill the Wabbit

Central Ohio To Celebrate Life of Roger Stephens on June 13

Roger L. Stephens passed away last February in Knoxville, TN where he had been Director of the School of Music at the University of Tennessee since 2001.
June 8, 2011

Roger L. Stephens was a world class singer, stage director, teacher and raconteur. He is remembered with a concert and celebration at OSU on June 13.

David Lang “Bangs on a Can” at OSU

Composer David Lang
Composer David Lang, recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Music, will be visiting OSU this week for a concert of his music.
May 17, 2011

A concert of music by visiting composer David Lang’s will be performed by the OSU New Music Collective and the OSU Percussion Ensemble on Wednesday, May 18 at 8 p.m. in OSU’s Weigel Hall.

OSU School of Music Stages Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring

Sante Fe Opera production of Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring
A scene from the 2010 Santa Fe Opera production of Albert Herring.
May 2, 2011

The Ohio State University School of Music presents Benjamin Britten’s opera Albert Herring at Mershon Auditorium Friday, May 6, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 8, at 3 p.m.

OSU Contemporary Music Festival Honors Donald Harris

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Composer and OSU Professor Emeritus Donald Harris.
May 2, 2011

Each year a notable composer is brought to campus for the annual OSU Contemporary Music Festival: this year the festival honored composer Donald Harris, who founded the festival in 2000.

Great Performances: Poulenc’s ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’ at OSU

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Detail from Pietro Novelli's painting "Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saints" (1641)
March 31, 2011

Listen to the devastating finale of Poulenc’s “The Dialogues of the Carmelite” in a performance at The Ohio State University School of Music in 1985.

Donald McGinnis

Front entrance of Mershon Auditorium.
Mershon Auditorium on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio hosts performances of Concerts @Ohio State.
15, 2010

In preparation for bringing Concerts@Ohio State, WOSU learns about a faculty member and his history developing The Ohio State University’s music program. Details from an interview with Donald McGinnis.

After a 272-Year Wait, Handel’s Faramondo Appears

Georg Friedrich Handel
Handel's Faramondo gets a long-awaited view
May 17, 2010

The Opera Department at The Ohio State University’s School of Music presented the American stage premiere of Handel’s Faramondo in the Southern theater over the past weekend