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 [...]
Happy Halloween from Classical101!
Friday, October 31st’s on-air ghoulish playlist features diabolical dances, demonic quadrilles, and suites from a few of our favorite classic horror films.
Be sure to tune in for the ‘By Request with Christopher Purdy’ to hear what you, the listeners, have selected this Halloween. Also listen for selections from the upcoming Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Angels and Demons’ program October 31st and November 1st with interviews from the soloist, Betsy Sturdevant and conductor, Vladimir Kulenovic at 9:00am with Jennifer Hambrick.
Musica Celestis by Aaron Jay Kernis is performed this weekend by the Columbus Symphony.
Opera Abbreviated is all you need to enjoy Bizet’s Carmen, live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, Saturday November 1 at 1 PM.
Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, October 18 at 1.30 PM
Opera Abbreviated presents Macbeth, an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi based on Shakespeare’s play. See it live in HD from the Met on Saturday, October 11.
Musical Chronicles of American composer and critic Virgil Thomson, including four complete books in one volume, is new from The Library of America, edited by Tim Page.
Essential Classics is a new program, Monday nights at 7 on Classical 101 beginning September 8
Alive Inside is a film by Michael Rosato-Bennet, to presenting the work of Dan Cohen, who uses music to stimulate minds lost to Alzheimer’s disease
Some memories of soprano Licia Albanese, who died last week at the age of 105!
Young people are burning out studying music. Must one study music to love music?