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 [...]
The Boston Symphony concert was interuppted Friday afternoon, November 22, 1963
As we celebrate American symphonies on Symphony @ 7 in August, we have one of the first prominent American women composers, Amy Beach, and her Gaelic Symphony this evening on Classical 101.
These are performances released in 2012 that I greatly enjoyed, and am happy to recommend.
Top 12 great symphonies you probably haven’t heard
Many a youngster dreams of playing professional sports. Â Whether it’s baseball, football, or basketball, most of us have daydreamed about hitting the winning shot, a walk-off home run, or scoring the winning touchdown as the clock hits zero. Mike Tetreault’s childhood dream was to play in Boston, home of some of the world’s most storied [...]
Napa Valley Symphony board suspends all operations; Soprano Ani Maldjian a Rising Star in the World of Opera; Kurt Masur’s Illness Means Carnegie Hall Debut for 72-Year-Old Conductor
A book written by a musician is successful if it draws the reader towards music- especially if the music is new to many people. By that measure, Earl Wild’s memoir is a success!
Conductor Carlo Maria Giulini (1914-2005) is the subject of a new biography by Thomas D. Saler entitled Carlo Maria Giulini: Serving Genius.
Hans von Bulow was a giant in 19th century music, and his career and legacy deserve to be better known. Alan Walker’s new book, Hans von Bulow, A Life and Times, goes a long way toward restoring its subject to prominence.