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Ring In the New Year with Beethoven and the Strausses

The Golden Hall, Musikverein
Join Classical101 this Thursday for a special New Year's Day live broadcast from Vienna.
December 30, 2014

This New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, join Classical101 for special programming that waltzes through the ages.

Classical Christmas Recordings a Challenge to Pull Off

Rene Christmas
Renee Fleming's new Christmas recording receiving strong reviews
23, 2014

Thankfully, grandma does NOT get run over by a reindeer in our music library.

Christmas Day Broadcast of Lessons and Carols

2014 cover of the Lessons and Carols bulletin
Join Classical 101 host John Rittmeyer for Lessons and Carols from First Congregational Church rebroadcast this Christmas at 10:00 am.
December 22, 2014

If you were not able to attend this Sunday’s Lessons and Carols at the First Congregational Church in Downtown Columbus, Classical101 has good news.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Great Music Being Written Today

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
20, 2014

New generations of music listeners were/are raised in a world much different than a couple of generations ago. They look for a different musical experience.

From Soaring Heights to Swirling Depths: NPR’s 2014 Album Choices

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The Seattle Symphony: John Luther Adams, Become Ocean was one of NPR's best classical records of the year.
December 16, 2014

Midst the dozens of pop albums and jazz artists recognized on NPR Music’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2014 there stand four classical and orchestral compilations.

First Community Church Presents Carol Service Sunday, December 14

Carols for Christmas, Sunday at 4:30pm at First Community Church, 3777 Dublin RD, Dublin OH
9, 2014

This Sunday at 4:30pm, the Chancel Choir and Chamber Singers of First Community Church, along with several musical guests, present the 41st annual Carols for Christmas.

My Favorite Christmas CDs

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Renee Fleming. you gotta love her.
December 2, 2014

My favorite recordings of Christmas music. What are yours? Tell!

Sing for Hope: The AIDS Quilt Song Book

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Buy this album December 1st
November 26, 2014

Sing for Hope: The AIDS Quilt Song Book is a new CD produced by Sing for Hope to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research. On sale on December 1st, world AIDS day.

The Five Browns Go Spelunking with a Steinway

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Have Piano...Will Travel - The Five Browns
26, 2014

This is the reason itinerant musicians played smaller instruments.

Boy Wonder, Michael Tilson Thomas, Turning 70

Michael Tilson Thomas
18, 2014

While there is something to be said for the fresh perspective and energy provided by a visiting conductor, there is also an argument to be made it is more important for an orchestra to have a long term goal beyond just playing concerts.