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 [...]
On the next Fretworks, we’ll hear Bach played on the mandolin by Chris Thile, music from the first ever guitar concerto recording from the New York Philharmonic with Sharon Isbin, and music of the holidays from guitarists Giovanni De Chiaro and John Stover.
The Ohio State School of Music will be presenting the 22nd Celebration Concert this Friday, December 5. The concert will feature ensembles such as the Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Choir, Men’s and Women’s Glee, Jazz and Percussion ensembles, numerous solo performances, and a conglomeration of forces for Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” large enough to rock the Oval. [...]
Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick reviews one of the great musical books of 2014: The Late Starters Orchestra, a musical memoir by former New York Times reporter-turned-amateur-cellist Ari Goldman, is a beautiful about loving and living the dream – whatever that dream may be and however unlikely it may seem – at midlife and beyond.
Don’t miss Opera Day on Classical 101, Friday, December 5 beginning at 9 am.
Mozart’s original music manuscripts could be framed as art…Beethoven’s sometimes appear to have been used as drawing paper by a pre-schooler.
Composer and blogger Suby Raman recently published data that suggests there are significant gender disparities among the musicians in America’s major orchestras. Should we make a concerted effort to overcome these disparities? And if so, how?
The longest active German choir in North American, the Columbus Maennerchor is hosting a concert this Sunday at St. Mary’s in German Village.
My favorite recordings of Christmas music. What are yours? Tell!
Sing for Hope: The AIDS Quilt Song Book is a new CD produced by Sing for Hope to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research. On sale on December 1st, world AIDS day.
A colleague sent me a survey this week entitled, “Music Degrees: Are They Worth It?” which piqued my interest. To better inform my opinion on the matter, I did the unthinkable: I began researching how much these degrees cost, and what likelihood there is for a recent music graduate to find a job. Hold on to your hats, folks.