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