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Beethoven for Four Guitars on Next Fretworks

2:04PM
April
17, 2014

The Texas Guitar Quartet will be heard playing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture on the next Fretworks program Saturday at 7 pm on Classical 101.

Tchaikovsky Flash Mob Launches Jerusalem Hospital Concerts

8:30AM
April
15, 2014

The cliche holds that no good deed goes unpunished. But for some music and dance students, a flash mob performance of the Waltz of the Flowers from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker seems to be bringing more love – not more punishment – at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital.

Concertmaster Quiz: Name That Tune

8:01AM
April
14, 2014

How many famous solos can YOU name?

Solo, Small Ensemble and Orchestral Music on Fretworks

1:23PM
April
10, 2014

This week on Fretworks, the standard six-string Spanish classical guitar is featured on all of our musical selections with some solo pieces as well as various ensemble combinations.

Underrated Sibelius on Symphony @ 7

5:02PM
April
8, 2014

Join me this evening for Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101 to hear music of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The not-often-enough heard Symphony No. 6 from 1923 is serene and beautiful, brooding and melancholy.

Mozart Sonata on Guitar for Next Fretworks

1:54PM
April
3, 2014

This Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101, guitarist Paul Galbraith will be featured performing his arrangement of a Mozart piano sonata on his 8-string guitar. Another arrangement not heard often will be Vivaldi’s Lute Concerto in D performed by the Philadelphia Guitar Trio.

Verdi for Guitar and Asturias on Next Fretworks

1:40PM
March
29, 2014

Our next Fretworks program Saturday evening at 7 will include music from opera arranged for classical guitar. The Fantasy on Themes From Verdi’s La Traviata by Spanish composer Francisco Tarrega.

Estonian Conductor Anu Tali in Conversation with Boyce Lancaster

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Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster with Estonian conductor Anu Tali
3:39PM
March
28, 2014

Anu Tali, in town to conduct the Columbus Symphony, is in great demand as a guest conductor and has recently accepted the position of Music Director with the Sarasota Orchestra.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Charles Ives’ Musical Mashup

1:54PM
March
21, 2014

‘Putnam’s Camp’ by Charles Ives contains layer after layer of seemingly unrelated rhythms, melodies, and meters. Yet, they are there for a specific purpose.

Spring From The Four Seasons For Three Guitars On Fretworks

1:15PM
March
20, 2014

Antonio Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons will be featured for the first Saturday of spring in an arrangement for three guitars on the next Fretworks on Classical 101.