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 next Classical Showcase on Friday evening at 7 pm features a concert from Carnegie Hall in New York with the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra performing Mozart and Bruckner.
“I’d like to see the day when there is much more music made, but on a much less pretentious level. I think it’s better when a lot of young people get together in city-block orchestras, or duets or trios.” Lorin Maazel
A new Cleveland Orchestra production of Leos JanÃ¡cek’s opera takes on a longstanding challenge: how to turn human singers into animals without making them look ridiculous. The answer? Animate them.
The Cleveland Orchestra was recently voted the “world’s favorite orchestra” by the London-based website Bachtrack.com, an international concert finder that ran a poll to find out which group the world loves best. After a month of on-line voting with nearly 12,000 votes from 97 countries, the Cleveland Orchestra clearly emerged in the top spot. You can see all of the rankings on their website.
The next Fretworks at 7pm this Saturday on Classical 101 will feature a 20th century guitar concerto, early 18th century music for the Baroque guitar, some Scarlatti, more music from Agustin Barrios, and a bit of Copland for guitar quartet.
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Howard H. Scott, the classical music recording producer who produced Glenn Gould’s 1955 recording of Bach’s”Goldberg” Variations and recorded virtually every major U.S. orchestra, has died at 92.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra went on strike Saturday evening less than two hours before their first Saturday evening concert of the 2012-13 season was scheduled to begin, and on the eve of the orchestra’s October tour to Carnegie Hall and Mexico.
Many a youngster dreams of playing professional sports. Â Whether it’s baseball, football, or basketball, most of us have daydreamed about hitting the winning shot, a walk-off home run, or scoring the winning touchdown as the clock hits zero. Mike Tetreault’s childhood dream was to play in Boston, home of some of the world’s most storied [...]
Cleveland Orchestra violinist Isabel Trautwein and Cleveland’s philanthropic community have joined forces to bring El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that teaches underprivileged children how to play classical music, to Cleveland, according to a report on Cleveland.com. Trautwein trained at Boston’s New England Conservatory and later in Venezuela to learn how to implement and lead the [...]