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Academy of Ancient Music Brings Bach to Life

AAM 2009 Photo: Marco Borggreve
The Academy of Ancient Music
6:40AM
November
17, 2014

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.”

Columbus in Concert: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

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ProMusica's Conductor Emeritus Timothy Russell this week on Columbus in Concert
9:27AM
November
14, 2014

This week on the Columbus in Concert, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra welcomes Timothy Russell back in the role of Conductor Emeritus.

Classical 101′s Halloween Playlist

Lon Chaney as The Phantom of the Opera
Classical101 invites you to a spooktacular playlist this Halloween, on air all day. Listen to your favorite classic horror film suites as well as classical music with a diabolical flavor.
8:35PM
October 30, 2014

Happy Halloween from Classical101!

Friday, October 31st’s on-air ghoulish playlist features diabolical dances, demonic quadrilles, and suites from a few of our favorite classic horror films.

Be sure to tune in for the ‘By Request with Christopher Purdy’ to hear what you, the listeners, have selected this Halloween. Also listen for selections from the upcoming Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Angels and Demons’ program October 31st and November 1st with interviews from the soloist, Betsy Sturdevant and conductor, Vladimir Kulenovic at 9:00am with Jennifer Hambrick.

Music From the Heart

1:33PM
October
27, 2014

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is a group whose primary interest lies in spreading the culture and traditional music of New Orleans all over the world, through performances and education.

Carpe Diem String Quartet in Columbus this Weekend

Carpe Diem String Quartet
The Carpe Diem String Quartet photographed at George Bowers Grocery in Staunton, Virginia on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Photo by Pat Jarrett
2:14PM
September
19, 2014

Carpe Diem opens it’s 2014-15 Seize the Music Series at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington this weekend and listen to their in-studio performance on Classical 101.

Young Musicians Continue to Find Their Way to Classical Music

9:07AM
September
10, 2014

Classical music’s solid performance in recent years has been good enough to lift the format into second place among all public formats

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Giving the Ears – and Mind – a Break

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PMCO Music Director David Danzmayr
10:54AM
August
13, 2014

For some reason, however, people seem surprised when they hear that classical musicians don’t spend their down time listening to classical music.

Purcell’s Groove: The Anatomy of an Unlikely Musical Obsession

Les Concert des Nations in performance.
Les Concert des Nations in performance.
10:30AM
July
21, 2014

Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick found an unlikely musical obsession in a gorgeous performance of a tiny little movement by Henry Purcell.

Apple iPad Commercial Spotlights Classical Composer

Piano keys and music composition on an Apple iPad
A new Apple iPad advertisement spotlights conductor/composer Esa-Pekka Salonen as he used the device to write and score music
6:00PM
June 17, 2014

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.

Top 12 Classical Science Fiction Film Soundtracks

2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey is well known for it's profound classical soundtrack.
8:47AM
June
3, 2014

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.