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 [...]
CSO ‘Happy Hour’ Conductor Rossen Milanov in Studio with Boyce
The Columbus Symphony invites you to enjoy happy hour with them this evening at the Ohio Theater. Â Guest ConductorÂ Rossen Milanov leads a free concert featuring Haydn’s 88th Symphony, Three Studies from Couperin by British composer Thomas AdÃ¨s, and the final two movements from Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony.
Milanov spoke with me this morning about the concert and some of the music you will hear. Â We began our conversation with Haydn, who had a particularly humorous approach to much of his music:
AdÃ¨s’ career has had the trajectory of a rocket ship. Â He was quickly signed by a prestigious publisher at the age of 21. The demand for his music seems to never wane. Â InÂ Three Studies from Couperin, he brings 18th century music squarely into the 21st century with fascinating results:
The doors of the Ohio Theater open this evening at 5:30 p.m. for free appetizers and special drink prices, followed by a conversation between Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy and conductorÂ Rossen Milanov just prior to the free concert.
More details can be found at columbussymphony.com.
Below, AdÃ¨s conducts his work The Tempest