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 [...]
A new biography of the first African America classical musician to have an international career.
Opera Abbreviated gives you a glimpse of Wagner’s opera The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. You can see the opera live from the Met in a movie theater near you, on December 13 at noon.
Don’t miss Opera Day on Classical 101, Friday, December 5 beginning at 9 am.
A selection of holiday program in and near Columbus. Enjoy!
We wrote about John Mackey’s visit to Classical 101, yesterday. And what a performance it was! Well, today, we’ve taken highlights from his interview with Jennifer Hambrick, and posted them here!
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.