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Villa-Lobos Guitar Concerto with Sharon Isbin on Fretworks

26, 2015

Join me for Fretworks for music of the classical guitar this Saturday at 7 pm on Classical 101.

Pierre Boulez Turns 90 Today, Featured on Symphony @ 7

Pierre Boulez
Pierre Boulez
March 26, 2015

Pierre Boulez will be featured as conductor on Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101. He’s 90 years old today and is regarded as the most important French composer of his generation.

Navigating 20th Century Music: California Mavericks

John Cage Prepares A Piano
Artists such as John Cage, Henry Cowell, and Lou Harrison forged new concepts in American music and paved the way for many of today's composers and alternative musicians. Their contributions and experimentation are what make them the California Mavericks.
23, 2015

Composers John Cage, Lou Harrison, and Henry Cowell have been dubbed the ‘California Mavericks.’ Here is a brief look at their music context and personal histories in preparation for Wednesday’s FREE concert at the Short North Stage.

Spring from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons for 3 Guitars on Fretworks

Berta Rojas playing guitar
Berta Rojas
March 19, 2015

Spring is upon us, and this week’s Fretworks features music of the vernal season including Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and a work honoring Bach’s birthday.

Music from Caramoor Festival on Classical Showcase

19, 2015

Classical Showcase will present music from the Caramoor Summer Music Festival for the next two broadcasts, Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101. The festival was founded in 1945 and is held on the 90-acre estate of the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts Inc., about 50 miles north of New York City.

BalletMet’s Edwaard Liang discusses Cinderella on Classical 101

Cinderella reh. photo with full cast
The cast of BalletMet's Cinderella
19, 2015

It has been a good season for BalletMet thus far. Liang said attendance is strong, putting the company on great financial footing.

Symphony @ 7 Returns to Classical 101 Thursday Evenings at 7

19, 2015

Symphony @ 7 returns to Classical 101 for one evening a week on Thursdays at 7 pm with great works from the symphonic repertoire.

BalletMet’s Edwaard Liang discusses Cinderella on Classical 101

Ashley Wegmann dances several roles in BalletMet's production of Cinderella
18, 2015

BalletMet presents a the World Premiere of Cinderella by Artistic Director Edwaard Liang set to Prokofiev’s music this errkend.

New Music in Columbus: RhythmFest and ‘California Mavericks’

Colin Currie
Artists such as percussionist Colin Currie and Elizabeth Chang will be joining forces with Columbus musicians young and young at heart to perform new works, U.S. premieres, and standards in new classical composition.
March 16, 2015

New Music is on the rise in Columbus, especially this month. Buckle up and hang on, because the next two weeks are a whirlwind of concerts and events!

“Women in Christianity” and Mozart Requiem on Classical Showcase

12, 2015

The final concert of the Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall being presented on Classical Showcase, features three works dealing with the theme of women in Christianity.