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