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 [...]
The Portland Cello Project has taken on a life of its own, bringing its unique, eclectic musical mix and collaborations with other types of performing artists to bars, live music venues, loading docks and other places cellos – and classical music – never dreamed they’d go.
The New York-based Escher String quartet is one of today’s string quartets to watch. Hear a live performance and interview with Escher Quartet 11:30 am Friday on Classical 101.
During my ongoing conversation with new ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen, we began looking at the future of Classical music, both in our country and elsewhere. The conversation, as you might expect, turned to children and music education.
Recent seasons have presented examples of concerts, such as percussionist Colin Currie and recorder soloist Michala Petri, which represent the ongoing mission of ProMusicaâ€¦to perform the best that Classical music has to offer, while seeking out new works and new ideas to keep the concert experience fresh and interesting.
An orchestra set up shop on the streets of New York City. A music stand on the conductor’s podium held a sign reading, “Conduct Us.” And so they did.
Just in time for the holidays: Sing along with this classical music flash mob.
Practicing an instrument can make you think faster – for longer.
Tattoos too lowbrow for those who dig classical music? Nope.
“(Beethoven),” says pianist Jonathan Biss, “can make us feel that he’s reinventing the world.”
Last week I told you about concert pianist Jonathan Biss’ online course on Beethoven’s piano sonatas, offered through Coursera in conjunction with the Curtis Institute of Music. The course has 25,000 participants, who log on weekly to hear one of the world’s foremost pianists talk about one of the greatest composers of piano music.