Who is Ethan Hawke? Better Yet, Who Is Seymour Bernstein?

Seymour: An Introduction movie poster
Seymour: An Introduction movie poster
March 16, 2015

Seymour: An Intrduction is a new documentarty be Ethan Hawke that you really want to see.

New Music in Columbus: RhythmFest and ‘California Mavericks’

Colin Currie
Artists such as percussionist Colin Currie and Elizabeth Chang will be joining forces with Columbus musicians young and young at heart to perform new works, U.S. premieres, and standards in new classical composition.
March 16, 2015

New Music is on the rise in Columbus, especially this month. Buckle up and hang on, because the next two weeks are a whirlwind of concerts and events!

Remembering Sarah Caldwell – Again

13, 2015

Remembering conductor, stage director, impresario and ‘character’ Sarah Caldwell

Mozart Minute: Waiting for Baby Mozart

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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.
March 13, 2015

Manic, afraid, uncontainably excited. Meet Mozart the expectant father.

Talking Women and Leadership with Conductor JoAnn Falletta

color image of JoAnn Falletta holding a baton, arms wide, conducting.
Joann Falletta leads the London Symphony Orchestra in the world-premiere recording of Jerome Moross' Symphony No. 1 on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday, on Classical 101.
12, 2015

The trailblazing conductor JoAnn Falletta says “the most incredible place to be” is in the middle of an orchestra. Find out what she had to learn to put herself on some of the world’s most venerable podiums.

“Women in Christianity” and Mozart Requiem on Classical Showcase

12, 2015

The final concert of the Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall being presented on Classical Showcase, features three works dealing with the theme of women in Christianity.

World Premiere of Edwaard Liang’s Production of Cinderella

BalletMet dancers Kristie Latham and Michael Sayre
BalletMet's upcoming production of Cinderella looks a little different than the Disney film coming out this week. I have a feeling the music will be just as divergent.
12, 2015

There’s quite a hubbub over the new Cinderella film, but have you heard Prokofiev’s telling of the fairy tale? There’s no CGI, but the music is spectacular. Edwaard Liang and BalletMet Columbus are taking on the masterpiece with a few updates.

Harp and Guitar “Together” on the Next Fretworks

Yolanda Kondonassis and JasonVieaux
Yolanda Kondonassis and JasonVieaux
March 12, 2015

Music for harp and guitar from the new CD “Together” featuring Yolanda Kondonassis and Jason Vieaux will be on the next Fretworks program Saturday evening at 7 and Wednesday at 7 on Classical 101.

Opera Abbreviated: La donna del Lago, or “Go Jump in the Lake”

John Osborn as Rodrigo, Joyce DiDonato as Elena, and Juan Diego Flórez as Giacomo V in Rossini's
John Osborn as Rodrigo, Joyce DiDonato as Elena, and Juan Diego Flórez as Giacomo V in Rossini's "La Donna del Lago."
March 12, 2015

Opera Abbreviated presents Rossini’s La donna del Lago, a dramatic Italian opera with a happy ending!

‘Passionate Musicians Only Come from Passionate Five-Year-Olds’

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Sir Simon Rattle
11, 2015

“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.” John F. Kennedy