As One, an Intriguing New Opera

Kelly Margraf (left) and Sasha Cooke in As One opera
Kelly Margraf (left) and Sasha Cooke in As One opera
8:13AM
September 4, 2014

As One is a new opera with music by Laura Kaminsky, and a libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. Husband-wife Sacha Cooke and Kelly Margraf play the same person.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Can a Piece of Music Get Too Popular?

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
7:57AM
September
3, 2014

We lose out on something when we avoid playing classical music’s so-called “warhorses.”

Schedule Changes Coming to Classical 101

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Classical 101
3:37PM
August 29, 2014

Beginning September 2, Classical 101 begins to roll out several changes to its programming schedule to reflect its commitment to music education for children and more locally produced performances for its listeners.

Mozart Minute: When in Paris, Do As the Parisians Do

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:41AM
August 29, 2014

Wolfgang to Leopold: I still don’t like Paris. Leopold to Wolfgang: Deal with it.

Catch “the Spirit of the Mountains” on The American Sound

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Catch "the spirit of the mountains" on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.
1:40PM
August
28, 2014

An Ohio native, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick doesn’t know about mountain climbing. But she does know about the effect that mountains can have on you – and it is unlike anything else.

Dvorak, Stephen Foster and Hawaiian Guitar on Fretworks

12:08PM
August
28, 2014

For the Labor Day weekend on Fretworks, we’ll hear the Modern Mandolin Quartet play their arrangement of music by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak written while he was in the United States in Spilville, Iowa in 1893.

Let’s Talk About Michael Tippett

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Sir Michael Tippett broke the mold in music and in life
1:54PM
August 27, 2014

Composer Michael Tippett (1905-1998) wrote music of quantity and quality. Seek out A Child of Our Time

Is That the End? An End-of-Summer Music Quiz

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2:48PM
August
26, 2014

How well do you know your musical endings?

Mozart Minute: Mozart Says Parisians Have No Taste

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
August 22, 2014

During his job hunting trip to Paris, Mozart cozied up to all the right people in the French capital, networked something fierce and, as he did everywhere, handily made a bunch of friends. But, alas – No. Such. Luck.

A Festive Farewell to Summer Festival Season on The American Sound

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Tune in for a festive farewell to summer festival season on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday, on Classical 101.
1:34PM
August
21, 2014

in the waning days of summer festival season, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick shares her list of the top 10 reasons to love – and miss – summer festivals. Join Jennifer Hambrick for a festive farewell to summer festival season on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday, on Classical 101.