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 [...]
Music at the Inauguration
Comments on President Obama’s speech are better posted elsewhere. I’ve made many.
Likewise Mrs. Obama’s hairstyle and the loveliness of the presidential daughters.
As to the music: Who can forget Aretha Franklin and My Country ‘Tis of Thee in 2009. You could pitch a tent with that bow:
Frank Sinatra was in charge of the entertainment for John F. Kennedy’s inaugural in 1961.
Richard Nixon had the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and George W. Bush invited Hall and Oates.
Yesterday saw James Taylor past his shelf life. Kelly Clarkson looked scared and sounded tentative and the sultry BeyoncÃ©.Â
But here’s what I loved:
The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is conducted by Carol Cymbala. The lovely soprano soloist is Alicia Miles.Â She’s working on an opera career. I’d buy a ticket. Find out more through the choir’s website.