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Win Free Tickets to Hear the Escher String Quartet, Jan. 18

23, 2013

Above: The Escher String Quartet performs the first movement of Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 13. With regular appearances on major concert series and music festivals around the U.S. and Europe and an acclaimed discography, the Escher String Quartet has been hailed as one of today’s finest string quartets. Win tickets to hear [...]

Guitarist Manuel Barrueco and Casals Quartet in Columbus

25, 2013

Guitarist Manuel Barrueco will join the Casals Quartet for a concert at the Southern Theater Saturday afternoon (Oct. 26) at 4pm. This presentation of Chamber Music Columbus features new music as well as pieces not heard all that often in concert.

Music@Menlo: The Next Generation of Musicians

Derek Han, pianist, David Finckel, cellist, Kevin Rivard, horn, Laurence Lesser, cellist, Gloria Chien, pianist. The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton. July 19, 2013
23, 2013

Wu Han and David Finckel, who have performed many times in Central Ohio, founded Music@Menlo…an internationally acclaimed chamber music festival and institute in the San Francisco Bay Area, now in it’s 10th season

Your Chance to Go Inside A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, 7pm Saturday

7, 2013

Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a conversation with members of the democratically run chamber orchestra A Far Cry, 7 pm Saturday at the Southern Theatre.

Interview with a World-Class Piano Trio Saturday at 7pm

1, 2013

Winner of the Naumberg International Chamber Music Competition, the globetrotting Trio Cavatina has performed with some of the esteemed classical musicians and on some of the most revered stages in the world. Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick interviews Trio Cavatina violinist Harumi Rhodes Saturday at 7 pm at the Southern Theatre.

Conversation Saturday with Kronos Quartet Founder David Harrington

17, 2013

In the world of classical music, it’s rare for an ensemble to occupy the cutting edge – that serendipity where style prefigures taste – for as long as 40 years. But that’s exactly what the Kronos Quartet has done. Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick interviews Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Southern Theatre.

Columbus Arts Scene Top-Notch for 2012-13

Franklin Park Conservatory - home of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra's PNC Arts Alive Summer Music Series
30, 2012

Columbus’ Arts scene full of great performances this season; Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra asks musicians’ union for deep cuts and concessions

Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick Talks Chamber Music This Sat.

Trio Solisti
Trio Solisti performs piano trios and quartets with guest violist Hsin-Yun Huang Saturday, April 21, 8 p.m., at the Southern Theatre. Pre-concert talk with the artists and Classical 101's Jennifer Hambrick at 7 p.m.
April 19, 2012

One of the delights of my job as Classical 101′s mid-day host is that I get to meet and talk with some of the world’s finest musicians about something we all love: music. This Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m., join me at the Southern Theatre for a conversation with the musicians of Trio Solisti [...]

Breathtaking: Shifrin, Han and Finckel Perform Saturday, Jan. 28

photograph of Wu Han, David Finckel and David Shifrin in performance
Clarinetist David Shifrin, pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel
January 26, 2012

Pianist Wu Han says David Shifrin’s playing literally took her breath away in a recording session with cellist David Finckel for their “Clarinet Trios” CD. The trio performs works by Beethoven, Bruch and Brahms Saturday, Jan. 28, 8 p.m., at the Southern Theatre, pre-concert conversation at 7 p.m.

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu Performs and Chats Saturday In Columbus

3, 2011

Join Jon Nakamatsu’s “Loser’s Club,” Details Above. Even in the dramatic world of classical music, few stories are as compelling as that of Van Cliburn International Piano Competition gold medalist Jon Nakamatsu. After having earned degrees in German and education – not music – and ensconced in a full-time job teaching high school German, Nakamatsu [...]