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 Chicago Symphony Orchestra went on strike Saturday evening less than two hours before their first Saturday evening concert of the 2012-13 season was scheduled to begin, and on the eve of the orchestra’s October tour to Carnegie Hall and Mexico.
Saturday on Stage presents Bellini’s Il Pirata, with Maria Callas, Pier Miranda Ferraro and Nicola Rescigno, Saturday at 1:30 on Classical 101. Only in opera can you have a story about pirates with nary an eye patch, parrot or wooden leg. Instead, we get a lot of singing and a wonderful confusing plot for Bellini’s [...]
Is Italian Conductor the Heir to Levine’s Podium? Fabio Luisi has conducted most of the performances for ailing conductor James Levine.Â While replacing Levine seems a daunting task, a recent performance featuring Renee Fleming indicates that the transition may be nearly seamless. What do you think?Â Does the Met need a “name-brand” conductor? Read Luisi [...]
Pianist hopes people focus more on her music and less on her outfit; I’ll take an order of Handel to go; Does classical music by any other name sound as sweet?
Last Night at the Proms Attracts Record Crowd; How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Take I-64 East to the Lewisburg Exit and Turn Left;
This Saturday, Classical 101′s Serenata and Saturday on Stage remember opera star Shirley Verrett (1931-2010).
Great Performances presents a gala concert by the New York Philharmonic celebrating the 120th anniversary of New York’s Carnegie Hall tonight (Tuesday, May 31) at 8 pm on WOSU TV.
Thirty-five young pianists from around the world converge on Cleveland July 27-August 9 in hopes of winning prizes and a record deal
Right now I’m fascinated with Korean pianist Soyeon Lee.