Russian composer Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) lived through a very tumultuous period of his country’s history and remains a pivotal figure between the 19th and 20th centuries in Russian music. This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have his last completed symphony from 1906.
The sparkle of lights, the hum of expectation and the gathering together just for the sake of, well, gathering together. Add to that a holiday flash mob by the United States Air Force Band and it’s enough to make you really wish Christmas came more than once a year.
Join Jennifer Hambrick Sunday at 3 pm for Classical 101′s broadcast of the 2012 Capital University Christmas Festival, “And the Glory of the Lord Shone Round.”
One writer says, just shell out big bucks to hear your favorite singer – and you are inevitably seated near someone who knows every word, or at least THINKS they do.
During my ongoing conversation with new ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen, the discussion turned to programming ideas for upcoming seasons.
A recent report claims rare violins have weathered the economic downturn better than other types of investments.
The Columbus Symphony Chorus will be performing its annual Holiday Pops concert December 6, 7, and 8, and we’ve been working hard to perfect about 25 trillion notes of good cheer.
Calendar apps are nothing new, but there is one which was brought to my attention by Classical 101 Program Director Beverley Ervine which is perfect for the holiday season.
The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7pm on Classical 101 will feature among the musical offerings, Canadian guitarist Jerome Ducharme with Three Spanish Pieces by Joaquin Rodrigo, and Nicola Hall will play the popular Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
Opera Abbreviated presents a pithy few minutes on Verdi’s Falstaff