“Minimalist Jukebox” With L. A. Phil on Classical Showcase

9, 2015

The next Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 p.m. presents the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with John Adams conducting in three contemporary pieces that were on a program as part of a concert series called “Minimalist Jukebox.”

Mozart Minute: Boy Loses Girl, Boy Gets Girl Again.

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 wosu.org/podcasts.
January 9, 2015

In his professional life, Mozart emblazoned the fickle fortunes of kings, warriors, fools and philanderers across the stage for all the world to see. In his personal life, he once had a serious quarrel with his future wife over – dramatic pause – the measurement of her calves.

WOSU TV Airs PBS’s Met Broadcast of The Marriage of Figaro

Isabel Leonard as Cherubino and Marlis Petersen as Susanna in Mozart’s
Isabel Leonard as Cherubino and Marlis Petersen as Susanna in Mozart’s "Le Nozze di Figaro" airing on “Great Performances at the Met.”
January 9, 2015

Friday, January 16th you can watch a broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of The Marriage of Figaro from your own living room, courtesy of WOSU TV.

Debussy, Bach and Flamenco on Next Fretworks

Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena performing for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.
Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena performing for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.
January 8, 2015

Bach, Debussy, Mozart, oh my! This week’s Fretworks is nothing less than a parade of master works.

The 75th Anniversary of the Frick Concert Series: On Air at 7PM

The Frick Collection Concert series continues
The Moscow String Quartet from 2011 shows the intimacy of the Frick Collection concert series. Join Classical101 tonight at 7pm for a similarly intimate recording of pianist Anna Vinnitskaya.
8, 2015

The Frick Collection has been giving concerts and lectures by some of the greatest performers for 75 years! Join Classical101 tonight at 7pm for a performance that marks the beginning of year 76 and the premiere of an astoundingly accomplished young pianist.

A New Year’s Exercise Playlist: Beethoven and Barbells

Running with Beethoven... and Gunther
Beethoven's Ninth is one of my favorite workout playlist staples, what gets you on the track or in the gym?
January 8, 2015

So you’ve purchased the perfect exercise shoes. You have timed your lunch break to fit a whole workout and even drink a protein smoothie before heading back to your desk. You are on track.

Columbus Arts Events in Early 2015

balletmet gatsby
Ballet Met's production of The Great Gatsby
7, 2015

Columbus Symphony, ProMusica, CATCO, Ballet Met and the OSU School of Music have fantastic offerings in early 2015.

In Memoriam: Musicians Who Died in 2014

Albanese as Madama Butterfly
Licia Albanese was a fantastic Madam Butterfly at the Met
January 6, 2015

Remembering a few of the musicians who died in 2014.

American Voices Airs This Friday, Hosted by Renée Fleming

5, 2015

Great Performances: American Voices with Renée Fleming will air on WOSU this Friday 1/07/2015 at 9 PM.

Capturing Music: Everything You Need to Know About Early Notation

The Chantilly Codex, a heart-shaped volume of music from 1350-1400
Kelly's new book contains gorgeous images of some of the most important and most lovely manuscripts from the Medieval world such as the Chantilly Codex from the ars subtilior period of composition.
January 5, 2015

So you go to the Symphony, your daughter takes piano lessons, you know all about the Beatles, and you’ve even seen an opera. But what about written music? If you can read it, do you know where it originated and when?