The finals of the Irma M. Cooper Opera Columbus Vocal Competiton are this Satruday in the Southern Theater. Who was Irma M. Coooper? Read on. If you have to ask, you missed one terrific lady.
On Saturday evening at 7 on classical 101, the next Fretworks broadcast will feature Paul Galbraith and his 8-string guitar for music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Opera Abbeviated presents Jules Massenet’s Werther (vair-TAIR) live in HD on Saturday, March 15 at 1 PM.
Conductor and arranger Peter Breiner has made an intriguing setting for guitar and orchestra of music from George Bizet’s opera Carmen. Bizet’s 1875 opera is so full of good tunes, Breiner made his arrangement into four movements lasting about 50 minutes.
Recommending a wonderful new recording of Verdi’s Otello, conducted by Riccardo Muti
This week on Fretworks, we have one of the great early 19th century guitar concertos, Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto in A, Op. 30. This work from around 1812 is in Late Classical/Early Romantic style and is a joy to hear.
Columbus Symphony at the Southern Theatre this weekend. Christopher Purdy gives pre-concert talks one hour before each performance. Boyce Lancaster will talk with guest conductor Justin Brown at 9 a.m. Friday on live on Classical 101.
The new season of Columbus Symphony broadcast concerts opens Sunday, March 2 at 1 PM
The latest Opera Abbreviated podcast features Borodin’s Prince Igor. See it live form the Met in HD on March 1 at noon, or listen to the live radio broadcast on Classical 101
Join Classical 10′s Jennifer Hambrick Monday at 1 pm to hear the fascinating story about how Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume came to compose a new work specially for the Bexley High School Vocal Ensemble.