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 [...]
You can hear our new series Classical Showcase 7 to 9pm beginning this Friday here on Classical 101. This weekly feature will showcase a different concert event each each Friday evening for your enjoyment.
Call it the can-do spirit run amok, or call it an extra dose of chutzpah – whatever name you give it, a thread of defiance has always run through the American psyche.
The next Fretworks at 7pm this Saturday on Classical 101 will feature a 20th century guitar concerto, early 18th century music for the Baroque guitar, some Scarlatti, more music from Agustin Barrios, and a bit of Copland for guitar quartet.
All during the month of August, we’ve been celebrating American symphonies on Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101. We’re winding down now for the final week. Yesterday, we had Aaron Copland’s Third Symphony, and for the rest of the week, it’s symphonies by Jerome Moross, Adolphus Hailstork, George Whitefield Chadwick, and Dan Locklair.
We’ve just celebrated Independence Day, which means most of us had a good dose of All-American music by the likes of Sousa, Copland, and Gershwin. Now seems a good time to take this one step further and look at the larger American music landscape.
On the next Fretworks broadcast this Saturday evening at 7 pm, we conclude our month-long geographical excursion for International Guitar Month with music from North America.
Musicians hawk their wares on TV-all around the world. I’d buy from them!
To celebrate Women’s History Month, tune in to hear some great American women classical performers- and a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer – Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound.
For this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are featuring William Grant Still’s Symphony No.2 in G minor, Song of a New Race on Symphony @ 7.
We’ve frolicked amid spring flowers, sipped summer sun and luxuriated in fall’s flagrant farewell. Time to settle in for the deep freeze. Catch The American Sound this Saturday at 6 p.m. to hear great music for snow bunnies and winter sloths alike.