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 [...]
Author Paul Elie contends that technology has rendered live performance unnecessary
When most of us think of recorders, we have flashbacks to music class in elementary school as we were given our first opportunities to make music. When you hear Michala Petri, you’ll realize just how far this is from your 2nd grade music class.
Don’t let Monday get you down…start the day with a smile, with a little help from the Muppets and Victor Borge
The Margrave of Brandenburg never heard the six Brandenburg Concertos sent to him by J.S. Bach. Â Many surmise it was because he didn’t have musicians up to the task. Â What a waste to have these marvelous works of art gathering dust on a library shelf! A friend of mine wrote recently about a trip he [...]
Some things require very few words. Franz Schubert’s Trout Quintet is one of them. In conversation with Jennifer Hambrick, she said it was as though the gods had descended from on high to grace us with a taste of perfection. Perlman, Zukerman, Barenboim, du Pre, Mehta…amazing! Happy birthday Schubert!
Maybe it’s time to rethink having musicians trying to perform in what is almost always going to be extreme conditions in D.C. in January, or at least quit trying to make it bigger and better every four years.
The Umoja men’s chorus consisting of inmates at an Ohio prison has just issued their third CD, called Extend a Hand
Composers and musicians are determined to make music, and music lovers are determined to hear it.
Hear the acclaimed British choral group in concert at the acoustically rich St. Paul’s Church in Cambridge, Mass tonight at 7 pm on Classical 101.