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 [...]
Enjoy a symphony inspired by the majestic Glacier Peak and a fiddle suite for Montana’s big sky country on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.
One of the world’s premier classical guitarists, Sharon Isbin will be featured on the next Fretworks, airing Saturday evening at 7 and Wednesday evening at 7 on Classical 101.
Find out why the award-winning early music ensemble Hesperus is the only group to perform early music to classic silent films. Tune in the Classical 101 today at 2:00 to hear the musicians of Hesperus perform live and talk about tomorrow night’s performance of their early music score for the Lon Chaney film “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”
Happy 200th birthday to Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone, born on November 6, 1814. When I think of the Belgian musical instrument designer and musician’s most famous creation, I have to admit it’s American jazz that first comes to mind for me.
It all started because Amit Peled wanted to impress a girl. Where others of us might have grabbed an electric guitar or gone out for football, young Amit had a different idea…
Each Sunday afternoon during November and December, join Classical 101 for a new season of recorded performances by Columbus’ ProMusica Chamber Orchestra.
Not long ago, Milos Karadaglic’s new recording of the Concierto de Aranjuez was featured on Fretworks. For the next program, airing Saturday evening at 7 and Wednesday at 7 pm on Classical 101, I’ll have the second most popular work by Joaquin Rodrigo from that same release with the exciting young guitarist from Montenegro.
This evening at 7 pm, Classical Showcase wraps up a series of concerts from the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will perform under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel, the exciting young conductor from Venezuela, who is currently the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Wolfgang Mozart’s effervescent personality covered the gamut from gregarious to goofball. Still, there’s a character in the Mozart family correspondence who was quite possibly even sillier than Mozart was on his dottiest day.
Happy Halloween from Classical101!
Friday, October 31st’s on-air ghoulish playlist features diabolical dances, demonic quadrilles, and suites from a few of our favorite classic horror films.
Be sure to tune in for the ‘By Request with Christopher Purdy’ to hear what you, the listeners, have selected this Halloween. Also listen for selections from the upcoming Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Angels and Demons’ program October 31st and November 1st with interviews from the soloist, Betsy Sturdevant and conductor, Vladimir Kulenovic at 9:00am with Jennifer Hambrick.