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 [...]
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.
With marching band season in full swing, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick reflects on music as a shared experience. This week The American Sound brings you American musical woks works that tell love stories, express community spirit and give voice to other shared experiences. Listen Saturday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.
This week on Fretworks, a program devoted primarily to the classical guitar, we’ll start with a lot of mandolins for a Slavonic Dance by Antonin Dvorak with the Toulouse Mandolin Ensemble. Then Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang performs Fransisco Tarrega’s Variations on the Carnival of Venice.
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
An Ohio native, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick doesn’t know about mountain climbing. But she does know about the effect that mountains can have on you – and it is unlike anything else.
Composer Michael Tippett (1905-1998) wrote music of quantity and quality. Seek out A Child of Our Time
This Saturday evening on Fretworks, I’ll have the Guitar Concerto from Brazil’s best-known composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos. This piece was written for Andres Segovia, who gave the first performance of this popular work in 1956. We’ll hear the Uruguayan guitarist Eduardo Fernandez in a recording with the English Chamber Orchestra.