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 [...]
Leon Fleisher and Anne Midgette co-authored a memoir about the pianist’s career and multiple comebacks from focal dystopia.
Salvatore Basile’s book about St Patrick Cathedral’s repertoire and music celebrity thrills like a whodunit.
A review of Thomas Larson’s book, ‘The Saddest Music Ever Written: The Story of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings,’ and recollections of our interview with him about Barber’s haunting ‘Adagio for Strings.’
Conductor Carlo Maria Giulini (1914-2005) is the subject of a new biography by Thomas D. Saler entitled Carlo Maria Giulini: Serving Genius.
Hans von Bulow was a giant in 19th century music, and his career and legacy deserve to be better known. Alan Walker’s new book, Hans von Bulow, A Life and Times, goes a long way toward restoring its subject to prominence.
Lemony Snicket is at it again, this time with a classical music mystery: The Composer is Dead.
WOSU’s Jennifer Hambrick reviews Elizabeth Lunday’s Secret Lives of Great Composers.
Terry Teachout has written a new scholarly, footnoted and highly enjoyable biography of the great Louis Armstrong
WOSU’s Jennifer Hambrick reviews Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall.”
WOSU’s Jennifer Hambrick reviews Eric Siblin’s new book, The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece.