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 [...]
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 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.
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.
An unusual scene took place at at the end of intermission at a St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concert this past weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Three new operas by American composers have been premiered in the past year.