Free World Premiere of Multimedia Musical Work Sunday in Columbus

Dreaming in Colors
Christian Faur, Jena Hubner, Mariko Kaneda, David Niwa, Ken Matsuda, Hye Kyung Lee and Pei-An Chao perform the world premiere of Lee's "Dreaming in Colors" Sunday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. at the Columbus Museum of Art on the Sunday at Central concert series.
9, 2014

Central Ohio Composer HyeKyung Lee and multimedia artist Christian Faur’s genre-bending chamber work “Dreaming in Colors” is a work like no other. The Canaletto Ensemble performs the world premiere of “Dreaming in Colors” in a free concert Sunday, Oct. 12, 3 p.m., at the Columbus Museum of Art.

Opera Abbreviated Podcast: Macbeth

Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth at the Metropolitan Opera
Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth at the Metropolitan Opera
October 8, 2014

Opera Abbreviated presents Macbeth, an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi based on Shakespeare’s play. See it live in HD from the Met on Saturday, October 11.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s “Little Cousin”

image of a portrait of Mozart in which he wears a bright red coat
Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at
October 7, 2014

The goofiness and naughtiness of Mozart’s letters with his cousin, Maria Anna Thekla Mozart, knock our marble-bust image of Mozart right off its pedestal.

One Requiem Interrupts Another at St. Louis Symphony Concert

6, 2014

An unusual scene took place at at the end of intermission at a St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concert this past weekend.

New Book: Virgil Thomson, Music Chronicles 1940-1954

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October 3, 2014

Musical Chronicles of American composer and critic Virgil Thomson, including four complete books in one volume, is new from The Library of America, edited by Tim Page.

Guitar Concerto from Puerto Rico On Next Fretworks

2, 2014

The next Fretworks program will feature a mandolin concerto by Vivaldi, music of Bela Bartok for flute and guitar, as well as a guitar concerto by Puerto Rican composer Ernesto Cordero. I’ll also have music by Joaquin Rodrigo and a couple of rags by Scott Joplin played on piano and guitar.

Music For Sharing on The American Sound

blurred color photo of a man in black tails and a woman in a pink dress ancing together in a ballroom
Enjoy music that brings us together, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on The American Sound on Classical 101.
2, 2014

With marching band season in full swing, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick reflects on music as a shared experience. This week The American Sound brings you American musical woks works that tell love stories, express community spirit and give voice to other shared experiences. Listen Saturday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.

Classical Showcase Presents Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms

Outside the Royal Albert Hal during the BBC Proms season of 2008
Outside the Royal Albert Hal during the BBC Proms season of 2008
October 2, 2014

On Friday evening at 7 pm, Classical 101 will present the Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms in London. The event took place on September 13th at the Royal Albert Hall, but we’ll have a two hour concert presentation of the musical highlights for our Classical Showcase.

Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2014

Sir Neville Marriner
Sir Neville Marriner recipient of Gramophone Magazine’s Outstanding Acheivement award winner.
October 1, 2014

Gramophone Magazine’s Classical Music Awards of 2014 were presented a couple of weeks ago in London. This most prestigious event honoring the best classical music recordings of the past year and Sir Neville Marriner was honored with the Outstanding Acheivement award.

New American Operas

Ian Gordon's 27
Ian Gordon's 27
October 1, 2014

Three new operas by American composers have been premiered in the past year.