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Rolando Villazón’s Resume: Tenor and Cartoonist?

10:15AM
January
15, 2015

Tenor Rolando Villazón had a congenital cyst lodged in his left vocal fold, something you go after with a scalpel…something which causes everyone who uses their voice for a living to recoil in horror. Good thing he had a backup plan.

Composer Breaks Through in Hollywood – at 85

12:03PM
January
14, 2015

To put Stephen Sondheim’s musical world into Central Ohio terms, he’s the one wearing a tuxedo at the tailgate party.

“Minimalist Jukebox” With L. A. Phil on Classical Showcase

12:58PM
January
9, 2015

The next Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 p.m. presents the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with John Adams conducting in three contemporary pieces that were on a program as part of a concert series called “Minimalist Jukebox.”

WOSU TV Airs PBS’s Met Broadcast of The Marriage of Figaro

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Isabel Leonard as Cherubino and Marlis Petersen as Susanna in Mozart’s "Le Nozze di Figaro" airing on “Great Performances at the Met.”
8:30AM
January 9, 2015

Friday, January 16th you can watch a broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of The Marriage of Figaro from your own living room, courtesy of WOSU TV.

Debussy, Bach and Flamenco on Next Fretworks

Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena performing for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.
Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena performing for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.
1:40PM
January 8, 2015

Bach, Debussy, Mozart, oh my! This week’s Fretworks is nothing less than a parade of master works.

Saying Goodbye to 2014

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Claudio Abbado was considered one of the world's finest conductors.
10:12AM
December 31, 2014

The world of music lost many voices in 2014.

Can the Success of ‘The Nutcracker’ be Duplicated?

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Clara and the Nutcracker - BalletMet
12:00PM
December
29, 2014

What does a parrot have to do with The Nutcracker?

Classical Christmas Recordings a Challenge to Pull Off

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Renee Fleming's new Christmas recording receiving strong reviews
1:00PM
December
23, 2014

Thankfully, grandma does NOT get run over by a reindeer in our music library.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Great Music Being Written Today

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
12:00AM
December
20, 2014

New generations of music listeners were/are raised in a world much different than a couple of generations ago. They look for a different musical experience.

A Festival of Christmas Music for Guitars on Next Fretworks

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Guitars for Christmas? We certainly hope so. Listen to Fretworks Saturday at 7pm on Classical 101.
4:00PM
December 19, 2014

This week’s Fretworks features music for the holiday in various arrangements from solo guitar to four guitars with orchestra. The holiday program will air on Saturday evening at 7 and be repeated Wednesday at 7 on Christmas Eve.