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Columbus Symphony This Weekend: Maurice Ravel and Le Jazz Hot

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Paul Wittgenstein at the piano with conductor Roger Desormiere and Maruice Ravel
January 8, 2014

Benedetto Lupo performs Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left hand this weekend with the Columbus Symphony. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts

Do You Hear What I Hear?

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Holiday Pops
5, 2013

The Columbus Symphony Chorus will be performing its annual Holiday Pops concert December 6, 7, and 8, and we’ve been working hard to perfect about 25 trillion notes of good cheer.

Cocktails, Eats, Beethoven, Dvorak and the Columbus Symphony

Gregory Vajda, at the Ohio Theater this Thursday
November 7, 2013

Bring a date-or your mother-to a free concert by the Columbus Symphony, Thursday November 7 at 6.30 in the Ohio Theater. Bar opens at 5.30.

Columbus Symphony on Symphony @ 7 for Columbus Day

14, 2013

For this Columbus Day, this evening at 7pm on Classical 101 we will have our own Columbus Symphony Orchestra with Peter Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor. It was recorded in 2008 with former music director Junichi Hirokami and is a fine performance, too. I hope you’ll join us for that.

The Columbus Symphony This Weekend

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Composer John Estacio, whose music is played by the Columbus Symphony, this weekend in the Ohio Theater
October 9, 2013

Welcome to the Columbus Symphony’s 2013-2014 season, this weekend featuring music by Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and John Estacio.

The Columbus Symphony Broadcast Season

Ohio Theater and Southern Theater, homes of the Columbus Symhpony
October 8, 2013

The Columbus Symphony began a new season last Saturday night with a fantastic performance of Mahler’s Second Symphony, the “Resurrection”. This is not an orchestra, nor a chorus needing resurrection. It was all there: the colors, the drama, the silly landler rhythms juxtaposed against an angel turning us back from paradise.

Columbus Symphony and Mahler, Live Saturday Night on Classical 101

Columbus Symphony Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni
Columbus Symphony Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the CSO live on Classical 101 Saturday night.
October 3, 2013

From Darkness to Light The Columbus Symphony begins the 2013-2014 season this Saturday night at 8 with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony number 2, the Resurrection Symphony. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts, beginning his final season as the CSO’s music director. The Columbus Symphony chorus is directed by Ronald Jenkins, and the soloists are Dominique Labelle, soprano and Sacha [...]

‘Tis the New Season: The Arts in Columbus This Fall

4, 2013

Here’s the first volume of highlights of the 2013-2014 arts season in Columbus and environs.

21st Century Arts Education

This display sets the tone for the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale AZ
21, 2013

When I was in school, courses in music and art were a regular part of available curriculum. By the time my daughter was in elementary school, music classes were much more difficult to come by.

A Saturday Night Full of Music In Columbus

Picnic with the Pops at Columbus Commons
Picnic with the Pops at Columbus Commons
July 16, 2013

Christopher Purdy takes a look a recent Saturday in Columbus filled with performance and looks at some upcoming shows you will want to see.