For some reason, however, people seem surprised when they hear that classical musicians don’t spend their down time listening to classical music.
Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick found an unlikely musical obsession in a gorgeous performance of a tiny little movement by Henry Purcell.
Composer/conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has created an app so people from all walks of life, casual listeners and newbies to seasoned music lovers can enjoy classical music in a more satisfying, and much cooler, way.
Music and film are inextricably linked. The right music can make a bad film tolerable, a good film better, and a great film a classic.
Pablo Casals, Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suites, BBC Music Magazine
Time for Three invades Columbus with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Friday evening at 8:00 pm. It is a performance not to be missed!
Dutch violinist Janine Jansen began violin studies at 6-years-old. Now 35, she has ascended to the ranks of the worlds finest violinists. Some have asked if she is there by choice, or has been pushed (some use the word exploited) by those around her.
Along with the regular music you enjoy on Classical 101, there are some wonderful special programs for the holidays, as well. Saturday at 4:30 pm, The First Community Church Chancel Choir and instrumentalists from the Columbus Symphony present Lessons and Carols, the First Community Church Christmas Eve service from 2012. Sunday at 1:00 pm is [...]
I am always amazed when performing artists such as pianist Andras Schiff can play a long and complex collection of keyboard works such as J. S. Bach’s Well-Temepered Clavier, all in one evening, live in concert, and entirely from memory. That’s what took place at London’s Wigmore Hall this past weekend.