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 [...]
Celebrate Mozart’s birthday with Classical 101 to hear violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s dazzling new recording of Mozart’s complete violin concertos.
Learn about the “scandal” that helped Mozart get hitched.
Was it overwork, perfectionism or a scandal that threatened to derail Mozart’s marriage plans that kept him from finishing the “Haffner” symphony?
In his professional life, Mozart emblazoned the fickle fortunes of kings, warriors, fools and philanderers across the stage for all the world to see. In his personal life, he once had a serious quarrel with his future wife over – dramatic pause – the measurement of her calves.
Re-giting, family politics – it’s the holiday season, Mozart style!
In this episode of The Mozart Minute podcast, a family soap opera almost stymies Wolfgang’s romance with his future wife, Constanze Weber.
Mozart’s conversation with the man who dismissed him from his court job with a kick in the backside turns into a sparring match – or would have, had either man had anything to swing at the other but schoolboy taunts.
Wolfgang Mozart’s effervescent personality covered the gamut from gregarious to goofball. Still, there’s a character in the Mozart family correspondence who was quite possibly even sillier than Mozart was on his dottiest day.
Happy Halloween from Classical101!
Friday, October 31st’s on-air ghoulish playlist features diabolical dances, demonic quadrilles, and suites from a few of our favorite classic horror films.
Be sure to tune in for the ‘By Request with Christopher Purdy’ to hear what you, the listeners, have selected this Halloween. Also listen for selections from the upcoming Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Angels and Demons’ program October 31st and November 1st with interviews from the soloist, Betsy Sturdevant and conductor, Vladimir Kulenovic at 9:00am with Jennifer Hambrick.
Mozart didn’t like his boss. The feelings were mutual. So Mozart quit.