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Irma Cooper and Her Competition-This Saturday!

Irma Cooper--she was somethin'!
March 20, 2014

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.

Music of Bach on 8-String Guitar on Next Fretworks

13, 2014

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 Abbreviated Podcast: Werther

Jonas Kaufmann as the title character and Sophie Koch as Charlotte in Massenet's
Jonas Kaufmann as the title character and Sophie Koch as Charlotte in Massenet's "Werther."
March 10, 2014

Opera Abbeviated presents Jules Massenet’s Werther (vair-TAIR) live in HD on Saturday, March 15 at 1 PM.

Handel and Music From Bizet’s Carmen on Next Fretworks

6, 2014

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.

Otello for those Early Spring Christmas Stockings

Otello with Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony...splendid
February 28, 2014

Recommending a wonderful new recording of Verdi’s Otello, conducted by Riccardo Muti

Grand Early 19th Century Guitar Concerto on Fretworks

27, 2014

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: Mozart, Schumann and…Schwertsik!

Justin Brown, pianist and conductor, this weekend with the Columbus Symphony
February 27, 2014

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.

Columbus Symphony Broadcasts Resume March 2 at 1 PM

Columbus Symphony broadcasts begin March 2 at 1 PM, on Classical 101
February 25, 2014

The new season of Columbus Symphony broadcast concerts opens Sunday, March 2 at 1 PM

Opera Abbreviated: Prince Igor

Ildar Abdrazakov as Prince Igor Svyatoslavich in Borodin's
Ildar Abdrazakov as Prince Igor Svyatoslavich in Borodin's "Prince Igor."
February 25, 2014

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

Interview with Composer Sydney Guillaume, 1 pm Monday

24, 2014

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.