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 [...]
Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick reviews one of the great musical books of 2014: The Late Starters Orchestra, a musical memoir by former New York Times reporter-turned-amateur-cellist Ari Goldman, is a beautiful about loving and living the dream – whatever that dream may be and however unlikely it may seem – at midlife and beyond.
NPR Music Critic Lloyd Schwartz has a new book out, “Music In and On the Air.” Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy recently spoke to Schwartz about the new book, new beginnings and a sad ending.
How we find, collect, and listen to popular music has changed immensely over the last several decades. Â Does it not stand to reason that this very same technology can just as readily deliver Bach and Mozart.
A novel that must be read to be believed, and its a fantastic (in all senses) ride.
Some people might say it’s impossible for blind people to sing professionally on the operatic stage. But those people don’t know Laurie Rubin. The mezzo-soprano’s recent memoir is as disarming as it it charming.
A new book by Matthew Guerrieri examines the most famous four note sequence in the history of music.
In our busy lives, music is an accompaniment, a familiar friend. Â Once in a while, however, it pays to pay a little closer attention to the familiar you just might hear something new
The Leningrad premiere of Shostakovich’s “Leningrad” symphony remains at once one of music history’s most heartbreaking and most heroic performances. Sarah Quigley’s novel “The Conductor” reminds us of the deep waters, beautiful if troubled, of the human condition.
Guitarist AndrÃ©s Segovia lived in Montevideo for slightly more than a decade in the middle of his long life. But even though he moved away from the Uruguayan capital, he never left it behind.