West-Eastern Divan Orchestra on Classical Showcase

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
October 16, 2014

On our Friday evening broadcast of Classical Showcase this week, we’ll hear the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with Daniel Barenboim conducting a program that includes two contemporary works and a concert performance of the second act of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde.

Opera Abbreviated: The Marriage of Figaro

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Listen to Opera Abbreviated for more on The Marriage of Figaro
October 15, 2014

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, October 18 at 1.30 PM

No Ticket Required; This Season at The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University Collegiate Winds performs tonight
14, 2014

This year’s performances at Ohio State’s School of Music are being presented mostly free of charge. See the Collegiate Winds tonight at 8:00pm in Weigal Auditorum, free of charge.

Renowned Conductor Nicholas McGegan In-Studio with Boyce at 9:30am

13, 2014

Classical music lovers the world over immediately recognize the name Nicholas McGegan. He has conducted the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Philharmonia Chorale for 29 years, establishing them as one of the world’s leading period-performance ensembles.

One Good Turn Deserves Another for Guitarist Milos Karadaglic

Milos Karadaglic
Milos Karadaglic
October 13, 2014

Milos Karadaglic,one of the stars of the classical guitar world, is already helping other talented younger performers find their way.

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Opening Night

Lisa Smirnova, pianist for ProMusic Chamber Orchestra's Opening Night
Lisa Smirnova, featured pianist
October 10, 2014

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra takes the stage this Sunday, October 12, for Opening Night featuring works by Bernstein, Goulda, and Beethoven with pianist Lisa Smirnova and conductor David Danzmayr.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Teeth

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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.
October 10, 2014

Despite years of pain, the affable Mozart made even his dental issues a laughing matter – and material for music.

Ariel Horowitz and Jake Landau Live on Classical 101,10am Friday

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Violinist and former Bexley resident Ariel Horowitz and composer Jake Landau perform and chat live on Classical 101 Friday at 10 a.m.
October 10, 2014

Violinist and former Bexley resident Ariel Horowitz and composer Jake Landau take a break from their studies at the Juilliard School to join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a performance and conversation live on Classical 101, 10 a.m. Friday.

From Bach to Stravinsky on Next Fretworks

9, 2014

The next Fretworks program airing Saturday evening at 7 pm and Wednesday evening at 7 will feature guitar arrangements for music of Bach and Stravinsky, as well as solo guitar pieces by Isaac Albeniz and Miguel Llobet.

Classical Showcase at The Lucerne Festival Next Four Weeks

Luzerne, Switzerland by Horst Michael Lechner
Luzerne, Switzerland by Horst Michael Lechner
October 9, 2014

The next four Classical Showcase broadcasts Friday evenings at 7 pm on Classical 101, will feature performances from the 2014 Lucerne Festival near Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. This Friday’s performance will showcase the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Chorus with alto Sara Mingardo in a Brahms program conducted by Andris Nelsons.