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 sale of the most expensive musical instrument in history could be announced Wednesday. And it’s a viola. (Will the viola jokes stop now?)
Leopold Mozart to Wolfgang Mozart: “My son! You are hot-tempered and impulsive in all your ways!”
What a wonderful job to have! Stage lights, a live audience, and spending your life making music for others.
Whenever someone asks Timothy Russell, Conductor Emeritus of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, about his favorite composer or piece of music, he has a saying he likes to pull out. Â ”Whatever I’m conducting at the moment.” That is a simple answer to a complex question – but an honest one – for anyone in the music business. [...]
Leopold Mozart drops all of his cash flow problems onto Wolfgang’s lap – and slaps him with a bald-faced guilt trip to boot.
To paraphrase a famous line, friends don’t let friends play the oboe.
Hear musical sounds from the heart of Bavaria in Germany as we feature the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra for the rest of the week on Symphony @ 7. Â This evening, current music director Jonathan Nott will lead the orchestra in Franz Schubert’s youthful Symphony No. 2 in B flat. “Extraordinary city. Extraordinary orchestra,” is how the [...]
Just in time for Father’s Day, in this episode of The Mozart Minute we get a glimpse of Mozart’s baby son, Karl.
The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101 will feature guitar, lute and mandolins. Â The Modern Mandolin Quartet will start the hour with the finale from Antonin Dvorak’s American Quartet, the String Quartet No. 12 in F in an arrangement for four mandolins from their CD, “Americana.” The early 19th century guitarist [...]