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The Arts in Columbus: An Updated Perspective

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The Columbus Museum of Art. More is more and more is better!
11:49AM
July 31, 2014

The arts in the big cities struggle. The arts thrive in Columbus.

Opera Abbreviated Podcast: Opera Project Columbus’ Pagliacci

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Take a look at Pagliacci which will be performed June 14-15 directed by Classical 101's Christopher Purdy.
2:05PM
May 30, 2014

Opera Project Columbus presents Pagliacci at the Jewish Community Center of Columbus June 14 and 15. Here’s a new Opera Abbreviated podcast with the violent story!

21st Century Arts Education

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This display sets the tone for the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale AZ
5:27AM
August
21, 2013

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.

2013 BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World Is An American

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American mezzo-soprano wins the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Trophy
1:56PM
June 24, 2013

The world’s most prestigious competition for young singers gives its first prize to an American.

Opera Columbus, King Avenue UMC Highlight Great Arts Weekend

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Opera Columbus' performances of Mozart's The Magic Flute this weekend was high quality.
1:30PM
April
29, 2013

Four great performances in two days over several different Columbus venues, and I missed a few.

Columbus Becomes Mozart’s Home Town

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Mozart this Sunday
1:35PM
April 25, 2013

This weekend, Opera Columbus presents Canada’s Opera Atelier in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Southern Theatre, and you can hear Mozart’s Requiem at King Avenue United Methodist Church.

Lisa Chavez Wins Opera Columbus Vocal Competition

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Lisa Chavez
3:22PM
March
11, 2013

A lovely afternoon MC-ing the Opera Columbus Vocal Competition. A terrific first place winner.

Orchestra labor woes have far-reaching effects

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This is the mission statement driving the curators of the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale, Arizona.
10:59AM
February
6, 2013

The ripple effects of ongoing lockouts and orchestral contract negotiations is being felt those in all walks of life, whether or not they’ve ever darkened the door of a theatre.

In spite of turmoil, Classical music lives and grows

7:18AM
January
2, 2013

Composers and musicians are determined to make music, and music lovers are determined to hear it.

My Favorite Columbus Performances of 2012

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Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in "Souvenir"
11:45AM
December 19, 2012

My favorite performances given by our arts community in 2012. Just one fella’s opinion. What were your favorites? Let us know!