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Who was Efrem Zimbalist, Senior?

6:00AM
May
9, 2014

The actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. died last week. He had a fine career and very distinguished parents.

Opera Abbreviated: Carmen

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Kirstin Chavez sings Carmen with the Columbus Symphony and Opera Columbus, May 9 and 10
1:15PM
May 6, 2014

Bizet’s opera Carmen comes to the Ohio Theater May 9 and 10. Check out the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast !

Opera Abbreviated: La Cenerentola/Cinderella

The Met's Rossini's La Cenerentola
Pietro Spagnoli as Dandini, Joyce DiDonato as Angelina, Rachelle Durkin as Clorinda, and Patricia Risley as Tisbe in Rossini's "La Cenerentola."
9:48AM
May
6, 2014

A look at Rossini’s La cenerentola, the final Met in HD offering of the season.

Columbus Symphony: Lilya, Gregory, Bach and Shostakovich

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Gregory Vajda conducts in Columbus this weekend
1:13PM
May 1, 2014

Gregory Vajda conducts the Columbus Symphony in the Southern Theater this weekend, with pianist Lilya Zilberstein. Music by Bach, Shostakovitch, Stravinsky and Beethoven.

Opera Abbreviated: Cosi fan Tutte

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Isabel Leonard as Dorabella and Susanna Phillips as Fiordiligi in Mozart's "Così fan tutte."
11:35AM
April 24, 2014

Cosi fan Tutte, a bittersweet battle of the sexes is the next Met-in-HD presentation and is the subject of the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast. Listen up.

Holocaust Remembrance Day on Musica Sacra

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Yad Vashem Israel's Holocaust Memorial
2:17PM
April
22, 2014

Musica Sacra commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day with Schoenberg’s A Survivor From Warsaw

Good Friday Special: St. Matthew Passion

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Good Friday evening at 8 on Classical 101
11:45AM
April 17, 2014

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, conducted by Otto Klemperer is a Good Friday special on Classical 101, at 8 p.m. Friday.

Opera Abbreviated: Opera at Ohio State

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Peter Pears, Kathleen Ferrier and Benjamin Britten with the score to The Rape of Lucretia
2:03PM
April 8, 2014

Here’s a special edition of Opera Abbreviated. Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia will be performed April 17th and 19th by OSU Opera Dept at Drake Performance Center

New Albany Symphony This Weekend: Sensory Awareness and Fun!

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Beethoven, John Adams, Holst and the New Albany Symphony, this Sunday at 3 PM.
12:52PM
April 3, 2014

Don’t miss the New Albany Symphony with pianist Jon Kimura Parker, conducted by Luis Biava. Sunday April 6 at 3 at the McCoy Performing Arts Ctr., New Albany

Opera Abbreviated: La Boheme

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Opera Abbreviated (and the Met) present Puccini's La boheme
1:55PM
April 1, 2014

Puccini’s La boheme is the next installment of the Met-live-in-HD-series. See it April 5. Opera Abbreviated that tells you all you need to know, and encourages a good cry.