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 [...]
Ricardo Muti Rocks the House (of Representatives)
Classical music has reverberated many times throughout the White House, but Italy has set the bar a bit higher this week. A bar I hope the members of Congress will gladly jump over.
Ricardo Muti conducted a concert version of Nabucco,Â anÂ opera in four acts byÂ Giuseppe Verdi, at the Palazzo Montecitorio, a palace in Rome which is currently the seat of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.
If Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, and Gabriela Montero are asked to play for a presidential inauguration, maybe Placido Domingo will show up on Capitol Hill?
Here’s a recording of the performance. (Warning: video is a little shaky.)