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 [...]
An article published by WQXR in New York stated that the purpose of the so-called period instrument movement was “to rediscover how Baroque music might have sounded using original instruments and performance practices.”
Find out why the award-winning early music ensemble Hesperus is the only group to perform early music to classic silent films. Tune in the Classical 101 today at 2:00 to hear the musicians of Hesperus perform live and talk about tomorrow night’s performance of their early music score for the Lon Chaney film “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”
From the circular ground bass patterns of Baroque music, to the Guggenheim Museum’s sloping, spiraling floors, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick explains how Henry Purcell transformed pain into pleasure – and into some of the most satisfying music ever composed.
People still flock to the Louvre in Paris to see perhaps the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa. Now, people can hear a musical instrument conceived by the same brilliant mind, the “viola organista” from Leonardo da Vinci.
If Dmitri Shostakovich ran into J.S. Bach at a cocktail party…would they have anything to talk about? Yes!
Ellen Hargis, director of the acclaimed Newberry Consort and one of the world’s foremost early music sopranos, talks about her work and life in early music Friday at 11 am, live on Classical 101.
On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7 pm we’ll hear some lute music by Columbus native Paul O’Dette as well selections from the Julian Bream Consort and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
Composers and musicians are determined to make music, and music lovers are determined to hear it.
Columbus lawyer Hector Garcia wanted a keyboard instrument with pluck. Now he’s building one from a kit with his brother-in-law and a friend – and learning what brotherly love really sounds like.
Armonia Celeste performed live in the Classical 101 studio. View photos of the performance.